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Byrne V. Baucom Collection

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Identifier: F005-78
Abstract The Byrne V. Baucom Collection contains materials generated by, for, and about Captain Baucom who served in the First Aero Squadron as an aerial observer in France during WWI.
Dates: 1912 - 1927; Majority of material found within 1918

Karl Baur Papers

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Identifier: H060-01
Abstract Karl Baur is most known for having been the chief test pilot for the Messerschmitt Company, in Germany in the late 1930s until the end of the Second World War. He test piloted such famous aircraft as the Me-109, the Me-262 jet fighter, and the Me-163 rocket plane. After a brief stay in United States in the later part of 1945, Baur returned to Germany. In 1954, Baur accepted a position as an engineer at the Chance Vought Aircraft Corporation in Dallas, Texas, where he worked until his death in...
Dates: 1921 - 1982; Majority of material found within 1931 - 1946

Leslie W. Bays Collection

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Identifier: CA080-96
Abstract Leslie Warren Bays was employed with Air America as a captain flying Helio Couriers. He began working with Air America April 26, 1966 and separated from the company November 20, 1974. His last duty station was in Saigon, the Republic of South Vietnam. The collection is composed of air navigation charts, maps, slides, data books, manuals, pilot's log, and a piece of a stone jar from the Plain of Jars.
Dates: 1969 - 1970

F. W. Belcher Collection

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Identifier: F165-13
Abstract The F. W. Belcher Collection contains technical notes used in WWI regarding aircraft engines including the 120 HP Beadmore, 80HP Le Rhône, 110HP Clerget as well as notes on rigging and aerial guns.
Dates: 1915 - 1918

W. Burr Bennett, Jr. Collection on the Enola Gay Controversy

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Identifier: H035-98
Abstract W. Burr Bennett had a life-long interest in the Enola Gay Controversy. His collection encompasses all his interactions with the Committee for the Restoration and Proper Display of the Enola Gay (CRPDEG) members, as well as other correspondents concerning this issue. In addition, he had Smithsonian related materials along with secondary source resources and petitions.
Dates: 1942 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1992 - 1999

George H. Benolken Collection

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Identifier: CA052-14
Abstract George Herbert Benolken was a captain employed with Air America. The collection is composed of oral histories recorded on micro audio cassette of interviews with George H. Benolken, Sue Hacker, Tom Crone, and Murphree. It also contains negative slides of the interior of a 747.
Dates: Undated

Lloyd V. Berkner Papers Addendum

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Identifier: UA031-10
Scope and Content The collection contains military records, copies of speeches, articles and publications, a photograph, and two long play records generated by Lloyd V. Berkner in his career as a United States Naval Officer, scientist, educator, and administrator. These papers were collected by Ted Booth, a relative of Lloyd V. Berkner, and were received in a good, but unorganized condition. The Lloyd V. Berkner Papers Addendum are housed in seven manuscript boxes, and one...
Dates: 1923 - 1971; Majority of material found within 1959 - 1967

Lloyd V. Berkner Papers

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Identifier: UA016-11
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence, speeches, scientific papers, and reports collected, compiled, or produced by Lloyd V. Berkner throughout his distinguished career as a scientist, researcher, and educator. The Lloyd V. Berkner Papers are housed in fourteen manuscript boxes totaling 7 linear feet of material.The material arrived in good condition and was arranged by the archivist. Seven series of material were identified.Series I: Correspondence. This series...
Dates: 1925 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1934 - 1967

Berlin Airlift Veterans Association Collection

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Identifier: H035-10
Abstract The Berlin Airlift Veterans Association (BAVA) was established in January of 1991. The main purposes of the BAVA are to commemorate the services rendered by the participants of the Berlin Airlift both military and civilian, to perpetuate the history and significance of the Berlin Airlift, to honor those who gave their lives, and to establish programs that will enhance Education, Friendship, and Understanding between people among other things.
Dates: 1941 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1948 - 2010

F.W. "Rick" Biddenstadt University Photograph Collection

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Identifier: UA006-12
Abstract This collection contains photographs, negatives, slides, and digital images taken by F.W. “Rick" Biddenstadt in his capacity as official photographer for the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) from 1984 until his retirement in 2003. The collection also contains a few historical UTD images used in various special projects, as well as a few images related to his own photographic work. Biddenstadt was part of the Special Collections and Archives Division, Eugene McDermott Library and also...
Dates: 1962 - 2003; Majority of material found within 1989 - 2003

William L. Birch Papers

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Identifier: D007-17
Abstract The William L. Birch Papers contain photographs of the Doolittle Raid.
Dates: 1942 - 2000

Gerald K. Bishop Collection

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Identifier: F006-66
Abstract The Gerald K. Bishop Collection contains an aircraft identification book used during WWI by Gerald Knox Bishop.
Dates: 1915 - 1917

Gary B. Bisson Collection

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Identifier: CA087-89
Abstract Gary Bryan Bisson was employed by Air America on February 14, 1968. He worked as a corporate attorney at Bangkok, Thailand facilities of Air America. He resigned from the company on September 30, 1974.
Dates: 1969 - 2010; Majority of material found within 1974 - 1979

Gretchen S. Black and Eddie A. Schneider Collection

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Identifier: H054-82
Abstract Collection consists of personal items related to Gretchen S. Black and Eddie A. Schneider during the Spanish Civil War and later years.
Dates: 1928-1970s

Thomas L. Blakemore Collection

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Identifier: L176-13
Abstract The Thomas L. Blakemore Collection contains blueprints, articles, memos, technical notes and reports regarding Lighter-than-Air aircraft including the U.S.S. Hindenburg, Shenandoah, Los Angeles, Akron, and Macon.
Dates: 1906 - 1961

Kenneth J. Boedecker Collection

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Identifier: H009-81
Abstract Collection contains photographs and certificates relating to Kenneth J. Boedecker.
Dates: 1914 - 1976

Delphine Bohn Papers

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Identifier: H069-82
Abstract Delphine Bohn was a member of the Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron (WAFS), later named Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP). These aviatrices ferried various types of aircraft from the United States to Great Britain during World War II. In her private life, Bohn was a salesperson for Beech Aircraft Comp. and J. R. Gray Comp. before founding her own business, Western Aviation, Inc., which operated out of Meacham Field, Fort Worth, Texas.
Dates: 1941 - 1988; Majority of material found within 1944 - 1973

Frank Boring Collection

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Identifier: CA040-13
Abstract Frank Boring collected films and interviews taken by employees of Civil Air Transport.
Dates: 1950 - 1968; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1960

John A. Bottorff Collection

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Identifier: CA028-90
Abstract John A. Bottorff worked for Air Asia Co., a subsidiary owned by Air America from 1963 to 1974. Bottorff was also the initiator of The Airasian, an employee newspaper. The collection contains several issues of The Airasian and photograph albums.
Dates: 1972 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1974 - 1975

Temple Bowen Collection

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Identifier: H001-68
Abstract Temple Bowen was a significant contributor to the development of public transportation from 1925 through 1936 in the Southwest and Midwest areas of the United States. Starting in 1927, he became one of the pioneers of early air transport development by establishing several airlines carrying air mail and passengers. In 1929, he formed Bowen Air Lines, Inc., which carried passengers between major cities in Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, and Illinois. In 1936, Bowen sold his company to Braniff Airways.
Dates: 1927 - 1957; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1934

Braniff International Collection

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Identifier: H017-78
Abstract The material in the Braniff International Collection illustrates the development of commercial aviation in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and the history of Braniff as a company. The collection documents the first twenty years when founder Thomas Elmer Braniff achieved extraordinary business success, based on high quality service to customers and a warm, paternal relationship with employees. It also contains material pertaining to Braniff’s pioneering of many new routes to...
Dates: 1900 - 1982; Majority of material found within 1932 - 1980

Clyde E. Brayton Sr. Collection

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Identifier: H012-84
Abstract The Clyde E. Brayton Sr. Collection contains correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, financial statements and records pertaining to the Brayton Flying School.
Dates: 1942 - 1973; Majority of material found within 1944 - 1946

Augustus M. Brenneke Papers

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Identifier: F006-85
Abstract Augustus M. Brenneke, also known as Gus, served with the 28th Squadron of the American Expeditionary Forces during World War I. He received his training at Kelly Field in San Antonio, Texas and served as a flight instructor at Benbrook Field in Fort Worth, Texas, (also known as Taliaferro No. 2) and Carruthers Field.

The collection contains photographs, correspondence, memorabilia, and military records.
Dates: 1914 - 1972; Majority of material found within 1914 - 1918

Bill Brockway Collection

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Identifier: CA169-87
Abstract This collection contains Air America film reels, a VHS tape and an Air America Flag from Canton. It also contains a part of the Elmer Munsell Collection, regarding Laos.
Dates: Undated

Ivan H. Brooks Collection on Flyin' Frolic

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Identifier: H009-63
Abstract Ivan H. Brooks enlisted in the United States Army Air Services in November of 1917. The following year in November, 1918, Brooks participated in Flyin' Frolic, an aviation carnival to raise money for recreation quarters for aviators stationed at Love Field at Dallas, Texas.
Dates: 1917 - 1945; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1918

Earl E. Bruce, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: CA057-01
Abstract Earl Edward Bruce, Jr. worked for Air America as a Flight Mechanic from September 20, 1966 through August 8, 1967, when he was killed due to an aircraft accident in Ban Thanteng, Laos.
Dates: 1945 - 2001; Majority of material found within 1963 - 1967

Isabel A. Burgess Collection

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Identifier: H008-13
Abstract Collection contains clippings, articles and reports relating to accidents, both airline and otherwise.
Dates: 1964 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1975

Marius Burke Collection

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Identifier: CA175-88
Abstract Marius Burke was employed by Air America as a helicopter pilot from October 31, 1963 to June 30, 1975 when he was separated from the company. His last duty station was Saigon, The Republic of South Vietnam.
Dates: 1954 - 1974; Majority of material found within 1972 - 1974

Robert Lancy Burn Papers

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Identifier: CA044-99
Abstract Robert Lancy Burn (R. Lancy Burn) was born in South Carolina on April 4, 1939. He was an Air Asia Co. employee for several months in 1966 until November, when he became a flight mechanic and supervisor for Air America. He retired in December of 1971. Burn was primarily based at their Saigon, Vietnam facilities and kept detailed journals with almost daily entries of his time with Air America. The collection consists of his journals and also contains correspondence and personal documents related...
Dates: 1966 - 1972

Arthur C. Burns Collection

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Identifier: H001-78
Abstract The collection contains photographs, personal papers, log books, correspondence, magazines, ephemera, and prints.
Dates: 1912 - 1970; Majority of material found within 1933 - 1965