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Abstract Allen Cates served with the United States Marine Corps from 1960 until 1996. After his discharge he joined Air America as a pilot from July 1966 to May 1974. During his eight years with Air America he logged 7,000 hours in various aircraft both fixed-wing and helicopters. He was active in Thailand, Laos, and Vietnam, and flew rescue missions and evacuations, many under fire. Allen Cates also served as a President of the Air America Association, as well as a board member for five years. Allen...
Cecil and Ida Green Center for the Study of Science and Society and Distinguished Lecture Series Collection
Overview The United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) released records through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). This collection contains the released records in relation to the Civil Air Transport (CAT)/Air America company including documents of incorporation, documents of dissolution, by-laws, accident investigation reports, minutes, memoranda, and correspondence.
Identifier: CA-Small Collections
Abstract The Civil Air Transport (CAT) and Air America Small Collections is comprised of collections of material that are too small to warrant individual arrangement. It is an artificial collection, which are identified by the collection subject’s name.
Abstract For over fifty years, John Russell Clark dedicated his many and varied talents to the advancement of the field of aviation. He received well-deserved recognition for his many significant contributions.
Abstract Henry R. Clay, Jr. is one of the lesser known pilots from WWI, despite his outstanding service. Originally from Missouri, his family moved to Fort Worth, Texas while he started law school at The University of Texas at Austin before signing up for the Air Force in 1917. Clay served with No. 43 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps/Royal Air Force (RFC/RAF), where he was named First Lieutenant while stationed in France. He then was moved to the 148th Aero Squadron and finally to the 41st Aero Squadron...
Abstract This collection contains Curtiss JN-4 Jenny blueprints, philatelic material, photographs, and the book titled, "Upside Down" Pangborn by Carl M. Cleveland.
Abstract The collection contains material presented to Richard Cole at the 2007 reunion of the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders. It includes proclamations made by the officials of Bexar County, Texas honoring both the Doolittle Raiders and Richard E. Cole.
Abstract A native of Wichita, Kansas, William E. Cooper became a “mover and shaker” in the Dallas, Texas, aviation and business communities following WWII. Cooper was particularly interested in the Boeing B-29 Superfortress operation in the Pacific Theater of WWII. His research manuscript provides an analysis of the reason why each B-29 crashed and the fate of each of the crew members. Also, Cooper was actively involved in the Enola Gay controversy in 1994-1995.
Abstract Cornell enlisted in the U. S. Naval Reserve on 9 May 1953, completed basic training 9 September 1954, and was sent to NAS Corpus Christi for advanced training. His career as a naval aviator was exemplary. He earned many medals and awards including the Purple Heart, Bronze Star, and Distinguished Flying Cross, most of which he earned while serving as commanding officer of VF-143 conducting air strikes on targets in North Vietnam.On the last day of American involvement in the Vietnam...
Abstract Royal W.B. Cowan was born in 1898 in New York, NY. He arrived in Dallas, Texas to undergo United States Army Air Service Training at Love Field in 1916. He served with distinction in the First World War, earning a Silver Star for action with the 24th Aero Squadron. He founded the Southwest Printing Company, and passed away in Dallas on May 8th, 1989.
Abstract Cripliver worked for the engineering department of the Fort Worth Division of Convair. There he wrote and edited modification instructions for the B-36 Peacemaker, SC-54, and B-58 Hustler aircraft. He later moved to the Logistics Support Division and worked on contracts and negotiations for the F-111 program. In 1993, Cripliver retired from what had become the Fort Worth Division of Lockheed Martin. During his long tenure with Convair, Cripliver became known as the unofficial historian for...
Abstract The collection contains photographs, correspondence including one from Amelia Earhart, clippings, and memorabilia.
Abstract This collection contains photocopies of materials donated to the Texas Aviation Historical Society. Materials include ID cards, correspondence, and an American Airlines navigational computer.
Abstract Guy A. Davis is known for his many contributions to the commuter airlines industry, particularly in the state of Texas as co-founder of Davis Airlines at Easterwood Airport, College Station, Texas, with his wife (the former Mary Bell Dunn.) At the end of his 65 year flying career he had logged over 18,000 hours on over 100 types of aircraft. The collection contains artifacts and archival material collected by him, both personal papers and materials assembled during his career in the fields of...
Abstract Robert Dawson was employed as a Senior Company Representative with Air America, at the Chiang Mai, Thailand facility, from January 11, 1966 until his separation on July 31, 1974. The collection includes pilot information, aircraft manuals, log books, reports, and correspondence related to Air America's operations.
Abstract Ronald Day was an avid collector of objects dealing with aerostats and in particular with airships, such as Zeppelins.
Scope and Content This collection contains approximately 1,700 black and white photographs and negatives collected by Lawrence E. De Leon. The subjects of the photographs and negatives are airplanes built or manufactured between 1909 and 1975. The collection is housed in five negative storage boxes totaling 2.0 linear feet. It is arranged into three series further organized into subseries, each of which is arranged in alphabetical order by manufacturers' names or topics. The first...
Scope and Content The collection contains both archival material and artifacts collected by Joseph M. Dealey, Jr., primarily during his tenure as a Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport executive. The Joe M. Dealey, Jr. Collection is housed in thirty boxes of varying sizes and one framed print on display totaling 37.81 linear feet.The collection was received in increments on various dates, in no established order. During processing of the collection, seven series were identified, the first six...
Abstract Ed Dearborn was a captain and pilot employed by Air America.
Abstract Douglas Stanley Dexter was employed with Air America from July 7, 1972 until June 30, 1974 as a captain flying rotary wing aircraft in Saigon.
Abstract This collection contains aircraft reports and memos, some relating to the Aircraft Industries Association.
Abstract James M. Dodds worked for Air America from 1967-1974. The collection contains his material used in servicing and repairing aircraft for Air America such as log books, photographs, personal records, and articles of clothing.
- Special Collections and Archives Division, History of Aviation Archives. 291
- Special Collections and Archives Division, The University Archives. 26
- Special Collections and Archives Division, Wineburgh Philatelic Research Library. 2
- History of Aviation Collection 145
- CAT/Air America Archives 98
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975 Aerial operations, American. 53
- World War, 1914-1918 29
- George H. Williams, Jr. World War I Aviation Library 28
- Civil Air Transport 26
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975 24
- Air pilots 23
- Laos 23
- United States. Air Force 23
- World War, 1939-1945 Aerial operations, American. 23
- Air America 22
- Air pilots United States 22
- Air pilots--Training of--Handbooks, manuals, etc. 22
- University Archives 20
- Curtiss aircraft 18
- Bell helicopters. 15
- Lockheed Aircraft Corporation 14
- American Airlines. 13
- Doolittle, James Harold, 1896-1993 13 ∧ less