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Dr. Charles L. Branch is a neurosurgeon and philanthropist who supported The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) Center for BrainHealth, including establishing the Charles L. Branch BrainHealth Award. He studied neurosurgery under one of the field’s pioneers, Dr. Wilder Penfield (1891-1976). This collection contains material about both men.
Edward Douglas Dreifus was the Director of Air America Inc.'s Safety Division at their Taipei, Taiwan, headquarters facility from November 9, 1965, until his resignation on December 5, 1970. Prior to joining Air America, Inc. Dreifus worked for the Civil Aeronautics Board.
Richard Duiven was a well-known scholar of World War I aviation, writing several books and articles on the German Air Service in World War I, as well as serving as editor/author of the "Mentioned in Dispatches" column for the journal Over the Front.
This collection contains personal files, log books and diaries related to Major William B. Duty as well as photographs from various Air Force bases.
Clara Studer launched a campaign for a commemorative stamp in honor of Amelia Earhart. By soliciting the help of other pioneer women pilots such as Fay Gillis Wells and Louise McPhetridge Thaden, Ms. Studer and friends contacted congressmen as well as senators. These women gradually gained the support of newspapers throughout the country. On July 24, 1964, in Atchinson, Kansas, the stamp was officially issued.
The Ed Eckholdt Collection primarily contains photographs of aircraft, locations, and people taken during the early 1960's.
The collection mainly consists of correspondence and records generated by, for and about Elliott’s position as a Federal Aeronautical Administrator. Elliott’s career spans the genesis of the Federal Aviation Agency (FAA), from the Bureau of Lighthouses through the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) to the FAA in the 1960’s.
The University of Texas at Dallas Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Collection
The Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science (EJCS) was established at The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) in 1986, and named for one UTD's founders, J. Erik Jonsson. It provides undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral work in the fields of computer science and engineering.
In 2000, Margaret McDermott, wife of Texas Instruments and University of Texas at Dallas founder Eugene McDermott donated thirty-two million dollars to the university to establish the Eugene McDermott Scholars program. The program provides full tuition to undergraduate students, a stipend, and unique opportunities to enrich their college experience.
Jerome S. Fanciulli was a journalist and later joined Glenn H. Curtiss and his Curtiss Exhibiton Company where he held the positions of Vice President and General Manager. After he left Curtiss, he worked in the automotive transportation industry. The collection focuses on the Curtiss Exhibition Company.
This artificial collection contains inspection papers for Meacham Field, Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, and Love Field airport.
Walther Aschoff was a pilot in World War I flying Gotha bombers. He was involved in the bombing of London in 1917. The materials reflect his career as a pilot both in World War I and World War II where his trace disappears.
This collection contains scrapbooks, photographs, and flight logs collected by John E. Ferris, III during his service as a United States Marine Corps helicopter pilot during the Vietnam War, and for Air America, Inc. in Laos. The entire collection has been digitized by the History of Aviation Collection.
Oliver Dwight Filley was born in Connecticut in 1885. He attended Harvard University and wrote for The Harvard Crimson, as well as a member of the rowing team. He served as fighter pilot with The United States Army Air Service during World War I.
Jerry Fink was employed with Air America from April 1, 1957 to December 31, 1973 when he retired. While employed with the company, Mr. Fink served as Deputy Legal Counsel and Assistant SEC at Air America Headquarters, Taipai.
Jack Folmer was first interested in aviation during a visit at the Lambert airport in St. Louis, Missouri, where Charles Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis was on display after it's return from France. This collection contains images of this airshow.
John D. Fonburg, Jr. was a military pilot. This collection includes materials collected by Fonburg during his time with the United States Marine Corps. and Air America, Inc.
This collection contains images, memorabilia, ephemera, correspondence, and clippings related to the life and career of Ray Fortner, American Airline pilot from 1928 through 1962.
Held annually from 1957-1986 the Dallas-based department store chain Neiman Marcus presented an event called the Fortnight. Occurring in late October, or November this celebration presented fashion shows, cultural events, film screenings, galas, and other events themed after a specific country. The University of Texas (UTD) also participated in this event, hosting lectures, cultural celebrations, film screenings, food events, and other events highlighting the chosen country.
Dudley Foster was the Chief of Security for Air America.
Richard W. Fowler was born in Watertown, New York in 1946. He attended the University of Georgia, and served with the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. He later went to work at the BMW facility in Athens, New York. He passed away in 2011.
This collection contains copies of a typewritten manuscript, Mr. Piper and His Cubs by Devon E. Francis, as well as research materials, reviews, and correspondence.
William G. Fuller was the first manager of Meacham Field in Fort Worth, TX. He was appointed to the post in 1927 and remained active in North Texas aviation throughout his life, from being Vice President of Globe Aircraft Company, to the Director of Aviation of Fort Worth and later Grand Prairie. The collection contains archival material collected by him, including personal and business papers and other materials accrued throughout his career in civil and military aviation.
Wiiliam D. Gaddie, Sr. was a fixed-wing instructor pilot for Civil Air Transport and Air America stationed in Bangkok and Japan.
This is an artificial collection of videos given to the library by unnamed or undentified donors.
Gary W. Gentz served as a flight mechanic with Air America at Udorn, Thailand from April 27, 1971 through June 15, 1974, when he was terminated.