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Vice Admiral Charles E. Rosendahl Collection

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Identifier: L002-77
Overview Charles Emery Rosendahl was born in Chicago, Illinois on May 15, 1892. After graduating from the United States Naval Academy in 1914, he served on surface ships before requesting rigid airship duty. Rosendahl flew most of the major rigid airships of the United States including the USS Shenandoah (whose break-up in a storm he survived), the USS Los Angeles, and the USS Akron. He also traveled on the German rigid...

Malcolm Rosholt Collection

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Identifier: CA025-95
Abstract The collection contains microfilm of books and journals, videotapes of interviews, and photographic slides taken in Laos.

Bob Rousselot Collection

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Identifier: CA033-92
Abstract Bob Rousselot was a member of the American Volunteer Group (AVG) in the Chinese Air Force (Flying Tigers). From January 11, 1947, he served as a Chief Pilot and Vice President of Operations for CAT, until his resignation on October 31, 1963.

E. D. Rudolfs Collection

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Identifier: CA088-13
Abstract Contains material that relates to E. D. Rudolfs’ duties as a mechanic and helicopter pilot for Air America. It includes manuals, flight, data, and messages.

Thomas C. Sailer Collection

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Identifier: CA008-02
Abstract Consists of materials used by Thomas C. Sailer in his duties with Air America. It includes passports, I.D. cards, maps, documents, and an Air America uniform jacket and pair of pants.

Ola A. Sater Collection

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Identifier: F101-88
Abstract Ola A. Sater held a great love for World War I aviation topics and was especially interested in the activities and operations of No. 56 Squadron Royal Flying Corps/Royal Air Force (RFC/RAF). Sater collaborated with another aviation historian, Alex Revell, on a manuscript entitled Fifty-Six, which provided a history of No. 56 Squadron.

Chuck Hodge Collection on Walter H. Scheurs, Jr.

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Identifier: H017-11
Scope and Content This collection contains documents, records, correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings and articles, ephemera and memorabilia and other materials created and/or collected by Walter Henry Scheurs, Jr. during his service in the USAAF during World War II and the USAF from 1947 to 1967. The Chuck Hodge Collection on Walter H. Scheurs, Jr. is housed in two manuscript boxes and four oversize boxes of various sizes totaling 5.64 linear feet.The...

Arthur L. Schoeni Papers

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Identifier: CV005-97
Abstract The Arthur L. Schoeni Papers contain photograph prints, photograph negatives, manuscripts, typescripts, clippings, and scrapbooks collected by the donor.

Olive M. Senn Collection

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Identifier: F007-81
Abstract Collection contains correspondence, drawings by Ernst Udet, first day covers, photographs, clippings, moving images, memorabilia, and private documents and papers.

P. M. Severson Collection

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Identifier: CA151-13
Abstract This collection contains documents pertaining to the Far East Pilot's Association, Air America flight schedules CAT Bulletins, Air America Log, survival information, reports, and correspondence.

Bob Sexton Collection

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Identifier: H005-79
Abstract Bob Sexton became interested in flight around the time of his attendance at Baylor University. During the 1930s, Sexton became involved in aviation and remained engaged with it until a stroke in the 1970s took him away from active flying. He was a trainer and examiner with the Civil Aeronautics Adminstration (CAA). His students included men who would join the military during world War II, and civilians after that conflict.

Welman A. Shrader Papers

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Identifier: H030-84
Scope and Content This collection contains documents, photographs, negatives, and index cards reflecting Welman A. Shrader's reasearch and study into aviation history. The Welman A. Sharder Papers are housed in four manuscript boxes, one half manuscript box, and twenty-six negative envelope boxes totaling 13.5 linear feet.The collection was in good condition, and the original order was maintained by the archivist. Six series were identified in the collection. Series...

William E. Shuttles Collection

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Identifier: H004-80
Abstract The Royal Air Force Station Honington was part of the Royal Air Forces (RAF) located near Thetford in Suffolk, England and was used by the American Armed Forces (AAF Station 595) as a bomber station during World War II. William E. Shuttles acted as commanding officer of the VIII Air Service Command, Station 595 at Honington, England with the rank of Colonel. Through photographs the collection documents the history of the unit and the status of the battle damaged aircraft.

John M. Slattery Collection

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Identifier: TB037-09
Abstract John Matthew Slattery, a World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam War veteran left the Air Force with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. During his Air Force career, Slattery began collecting and documenting information about the history of the helicopter, as well as amassing a collection of models of various helicopters. The bulk of this material was used to establish a historical collection/museum at the offices of Helicopter Foundation International (HFI) in Alexandria, Virginia....

Doug Smith Collection

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Identifier: CA152-13
Abstract Collection contains Boeing 727 study guides, flight patterns, operations manual, emergency check list, and pilot training manual; operator manuals for the Douglas DC-4 and DC-6; Air Asia Convair 880 training guide; and CAT and Air America operator guides.

Earl L. Smith Collection

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Identifier: H002-71
Abstract Earl Smith was a pilot, mechanic, and Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) investigator who flew the first transcontinental rail-air trip. The collection contains photographs of documents, pictures, and related materials. These photographs are from his scrapbook, where he collected content about his career in aviation and about his personal life.

French Smith Collection

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Identifier: CA051-87
Abstract Collection contains personal papers, reports, and memoranda; pilot log record book; photographs; Air America yearbook; and artifacts that include a North Vietnamese soldier's cap, Air America tie tacks, phonograph record, and a video tape of a Korean War helicopter rocket attack.

Easy Soong Collection

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Identifier: CA153-13
Abstract Collection contains manuals for the Convair 880; Douglas C-47 models A, B, and D; Douglas SC-47; Fairchild C-117 models A, B, and C; Navy Douglas R4D models -1, -5, -6, and -7; Douglas DC-6A and DCV-6B, and a Jeppesen computer.

Vice Admiral Apollo Soucek Collection

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Identifier: H010-81
Abstract The collection contains clippings, correspondence, photographs, and ephemera.

James E. Spencer Papers

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Identifier: CA117-86
Abstract This collection relates to Air Force Procurement in Southeast Asia and contains Spencer's files dealing with contracts between Air Force Procurement and Air America in Thailand. Includes personal papers; procurement files; Udorn monthly reports; a diagram of the Pacific Corporation, owner of Air America; and newspaper and magazine articles.

John E. Stallman Collection

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Identifier: CA155-13
Abstract Includes personnel documents and memoranda; log books; Air America seniority lists; aircraft manuals; maps; assorted newspapers and clippings.

George Alan Starr Papers

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Identifier: CV007-07
Scope and Content This collection contains documents and records, correspondence, personal journals, manuals and reports, photographs, presentations, transparencies, charts and diagrams, clippings and articles, ephemera and memorabilia, and other materials that were created and/or collected by George Alan Starr during his work for Chance Vought Corporation and Aerospatiale Helicopter Corporation. The George Alan Starr Papers are housed in fourteen manuscript boxes, one half...

Frank E. Stergar Collection

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Identifier: CA156-13
Abstract Contains a photograph of the USS Duluth, correspondence, a map of Laos, and Air Facilities Data-Thailand.

Dale Ross Stith Papers

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Identifier: H034-08
Abstract Dale Ross Stith’s military experience was with the Air Force Reserve Command (USAFR) and the Texas Air National Guard (TexANG), and with the United States Marine Corps. He worked for the Lockheed Missiles and Space Company at Soc Trang Army Airfield in the Republic of Vietnam with secret Department of Defense (DOD) orders for the QT-2PC, Prize Crew Operational Evaluation, and the YO-3A. His responsibilities comprised the QT-2PC’s aircraft electrical and avionics systems.

Thomas H. Sullivan Collection

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Identifier: CA044-03
Abstract Thomas H. Sullivan was the Manager of Flight Operations at Vientiane, Laos for Air America from September 1, 1968 through June 20, 1974, when he left the company. The collection contains location indicator, forms documents, books, clippings, manuals and radio units.

Thomas M. Sullivan Collection

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Identifier: H009-13
Abstract This collection contains air mail brochures and four issues of Natural History.

Sylvester Family Collection

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Identifier: CA072-96
Abstract Contains an assortment of tapes covering family life that have been retained by the Sylvester family.

Don Teel Collection

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Identifier: H050-83
Abstract Don Teel worked as Chief of Flight Operations for the Flota Aerea Marchante Argentina (FAMA) and for the U.S. Steel Corporation where he established and operated the Aircraft Department in order to transport the company's executives. In his retirement, Teel was a Corporate Consultant to Bell Helicopter Textron and the Flight Safety Foundation. This collection emphasizes the business aviation aspect of aeronautics and Don Teel as a pilot in particular.

Texas Philatelic Association, Inc. Records

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Identifier: W061-07
Abstract The Texas Philatelic Association, Inc. (TPA) was founded on November 13, 1896 in San Antonio, Texas. A committee on organizing a new association consisting of Edward W. Heusinger and others, met with a philatelic club established the same year and located in San Antonio, the Metropolitan Philatelic Club. The first annual meeting took place the following year on April 21, 1897 in San Antonio.The primary function of TPA is the encouragement of the collecting of stamps and the research...