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The University of Texas at Dallas Chess Program

Identifier: UA040-10
Abstract Chess as a game plays an important role in campus life, as a completive sport, and contributes to the unique identity of The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD). Founded in 1996, The UTD Chess Program fulfils this role by offering a number of activities: fielding the championship UTD Chess Team, hosting an Open Chess Club and intermural chess on campus, offering Online Chess in Education classes, engaging in in outreach and chess education with children, and sponsoring scholarships for...
Dates: 1995 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1998 - 2012

Howard F. Van Zandt Collection

Identifier: UA007-20

Howard F. Van Zandt served as a Professor, and later Emeritus Professor of International Management, at The University of Texas at Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management. Mr. Van Zandt's expertise was in the differences between Japanese and American styles of business management, as well as the problems facing American businesses operating in Japan.

Dates: 1966 - 1984; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1984

Captain Hans von Schiller Collection

Identifier: L008-17

This collection contains one copy of book "A Million Miles in a Zeppelin" and one black and white photograph labeled "Vernon Hacken and Son Dale."

Dates: Undated

Vought Aircraft Company Collection (VACC)

Identifier: CV017-82
Abstract The Vought Aircraft Company is the second oldest aircraft manufacturing company in the United States. They were established in 1917 by Chance Milton Vought, a young aeronautical engineer and aviation pioneer. Over the years they have designed and produced many famous and highly successful aircraft. In the late 1940s, the company moved its headquarters to Dallas, Texas. The Vought Company has merged and separated several times with other companies since it first started in the early 1900s....
Dates: 1911 - 2013

Fred Walker Papers

Identifier: CA174-87
Abstract Fred Walker worked as a pilot for General Claire L. Chennault’s Civil Air Transport (CAT) from 1949-1950 returning to CAT in 1953. He flew sorties out of Haiphong and Hanoi, Vietnam to support the French during the battle of Dien Bien Phu.Starting in the 1960s, Walker assumed administrative duties for Air America, Inc. in Laos and Thailand in the position as the Manager Flying Department (MFD). There he supervised and directed the activities of about 1600 pilots. During this...
Dates: 1938 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1961 - 1975

James H. Walker Papers

Identifier: H013-04

The collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, military records, identification cards, as well as black and white photographs related to James H. Walker. It also contains several bound log books which cover Walker’s aviation career from 1930-1947 and 1947-1962.

Dates: 1930 - 1962

L. E. Walkley Correspondence to Ola A. Sater Collection

Identifier: F007-10

The collection is comprised of correspondence from L. E. Walkley to Ola A. Sater.

Dates: 1961 - 1966

Grant W. Walters Collection

Identifier: CA080-00

Grant W. Walters was an Air America, Inc. and Civil Air Transport (CAT) employee from 1966 to 1973. This collection contains operation manuals, financial records, and personal documents related to Walters' time with Air America, Inc. and Civil Air Transport.

Dates: 1947 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1951 - 1971

Jesse B. Walton Collection

Identifier: CA174-88

Jesse Birdus Walton was hired by Air America, Inc. on May 16, 1957 as Captain for fixed wing aircraft and was stationed in Saigon, Vietnam until he retired from the company on September 22, 1974.

Dates: 1950 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1990

Harry Weddington Collection

Identifier: H005-03

Harry Weddington was an early aviator and flight instructor.

Dates: 1914 - 1943; Majority of material found within 1931 - 1939

Joseph A. Weisberg Papers

Identifier: H038-94
Abstract From his early life on, Joseph A. Weisberg was interested in journalism and especially in photo journalism with the focus on aviation topics, which also sparked his interest in flying. During World War II, Weisberg trained on and served as a crew member on Consolidated B-24 Liberators. After the war, he settled in Fort Worth, Texas to assume a position at an advertising agency. Shortly thereafter, he established his own marketing company before deciding in 1973 to go back to his initial...
Dates: 1892 - 2001; Majority of material found within 1973 - 1980

Dr. Charles L. Weldon, M.D. Papers

Identifier: CA004-05

The collection contains correspondence, reports, maps, and drafts for a book, photographs, articles, and newsletters primarily pertaining to Laos.

Dates: 1920 - 2002; Majority of material found within 1962 - 1989

Donald D. Wharton Collection

Identifier: CA035-92

This collection contains pilot licenses, log books, navigational calculators, checklists for C-130s and C-123s, compensation and rules of employment, foreign currency, photographs, correspondence and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1963 - 1983; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1973

Helen L. Wight Collection

Identifier: CA021-93

Helen L. Wight gathered these materials while working as the Taipei, Taiwan office secretary to the president of Air America, Inc. This collection contains lesson plans, survival information, evasion and travel lessons, an aircraft dispatcher test guide, photographs, and slides.

Dates: 1968 - 1972; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1970

George H. Williams, Jr. Collection

Identifier: F006-64
Abstract George H. Williams, Jr. had a deep interest in researching and collecting information about World War I aviation. He was involved with both the League of World War I Aviation Historians, and its journal, Over the Front, as well as Cross and Cockade and several other aviation societies.For many years, Williams worked with the History of Aviation Collection (HAC) at The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD). He also taught a World War...
Dates: 1903 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1914 - 1981

Marvin V. Wingrove Collection

Identifier: CA073-96

Marvin Virgil "Windy" Wingrove was hired by Air America Inc. on June 15, 1966 as First Officer for rotor wing aircraft at Udorn, Thailand until he was terminated on June 15, 1974.

Dates: 1966 - 1972; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1970

William A. Winston Collection

Identifier: H047-82

Collection contains photographs of early Pan Am aircraft, passengers, stations, and other related subjects, from early 1920's to 1940's, books, microfilm, books, flight logs, clippings, and a leather helmet.

Dates: 1920 - 1940

John C. Wiren Papers

Identifier: CA085-96

Collection contains correspondence, Air Facilities Data-Thailand, personal documents, maps, clippings, photographs and slides.

Dates: 1964 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1975

David A. Witts Collection

Identifier: H053-00

The collection contains 13th Air Force history, including a summary of 2nd Emergency Rescue Squadron, correspondence, and a lithograph "Moonlighting" P-38 strafing mission in 1945 New Guinea signed by survivors.

Dates: 1944 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1944 - 1945; Majority of material found within 1995 - 1999

The University of Texas at Dallas Women's Club Collection

Identifier: UA024-13

The University of Texas at Dallas Women's Club provided social and support functions for female staff and faculty as well as female relations of male employees (spouses, daughters, etc...). The Club held tea parties and luncheons, welcomed new families to Texas, performed charitable works, and presented lectures and programs of community interest. The club was active from 1965 to 1979.

Dates: 1973 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1979

The University of Texas at Dallas Women's Studies Archive Collection

Identifier: UA008-20

In 1977, The University of Texas at Dallas established an ad hoc committee to consider the establishment of a Women's Studies Historical Archive in The Eugene McDermott Library. In 1978 the committee advanced a prospectus describing the potential archive. Books and materials were ordered to support the initial steps of the creating the collection, but the archive was never formally established.

Dates: 1973 - 1978; Majority of material found within 1977 - 1978

Catherine Fay Wood Collection

Identifier: H022-66

Catherine Fay Wood was a Civilian Employee in the Operations Section of the Air Transport Command.

Dates: 1941 - 1952; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1945

Wineburgh Philatelic Research Library Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: W211-13

The Wineburgh Philatelic Research Library (WPRL) at the Special Collections Department, Eugene McDermott Library, The University of Texas at Dallas supports the education and edification of students, hobbyists, and philatelists from around the world, by making philatelic literature, displays, and exhibits available. It also maintains an up-to-date collection of books, journals, and catalogues and provides facilities for philatelic meetings and seminars.

Dates: 1979 - 1985

H. Hugh Wynne Collection

Identifier: F070-94

H. Hugh Wynne collected about 22,500 ft. of rare and unique World War I 16mm movie films over a period of fifty years.

Dates: 1914 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1914 - 1936

William J. Yarber Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: TB015-04

The material in the William J. Yarber Papers relates to the career of Arthur L. Fornoff. Materials in this collection are manuals, sales brochures, reports, proposals, and promotional publications related to the Bell Helicopter Corporation.

Dates: 1955 - 1992; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1986

Al Zakrzewski Collection

Identifier: F002-12
Abstract Al Zakrzewski was a World War I aficionado mainly collecting the famous Sanke Cards published by Willi Sanke. Next to his extensive postcard collection, he also was interested in rare aviation medals, ribbons, and decorations. In addition to collecting World War I materials, he was an active member of various World War I associations, and an editor for the Over the Front magazine. He was a recipient of the Thornton D. Hooper Award for Excellence for two of his...
Dates: 1899 - 2001; Majority of material found within 1915 - 1919

Arthur J. Zarkos, Jr. Collection

Identifier: CA160-13

Contains correspondence, employment records, resume, resignation papers, maps, reports, logs, artifacts, and ephemera.

Dates: 1965 - 1971; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1969

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