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Abstract Edward Douglas Dreifus was Director of Air America's Safety Division, at Air America's Taipei headquarters facility, from November 9, 1965 until his resignation in December 1970. Prior to joining Air America Dreifus worked for the Civil Aeronautics Board.
Abstract 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.
Abstract This collection contains personal files, log books and diaries related to Major William B. Duty as well as photographs from various Air Force bases.
Abstract 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.
Abstract The Ed Eckholdt Collection primarily contains photographs of aircraft, locations, and people taken during the early 1960's.
Abstract 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.
Abstract The current library building was constructed in the 1970s and named for one of the University's founders, Eugene McDermott. In addition to the main campus building the library has satellite facilities located in the Naveen Jindal School of Management building as well as at The Callier Center for Communication Disorders in Dallas.The Eugene McDermott Library is also home to the Special Collections and Archives Division comprised of the Belstering Botanical Book Collection, The...
Abstract The Roy C. Farrell Collection consists of one copy of Roy Farrell's 1995 manuscript Image in an Oriental Sky, chronicling his aviation career in the Far East.
Abstract This artificial collection contains inspection papers for Meacham Field, Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, and Love Field airport.
Abstract This collection contains scrapbooks, photographs, and flight logs collected by John E. Ferris during his service as a United States Navy helicopter pilot during the Vietnam War, and for Air America in Laos. The entire collection has been digitized by the History of Aviation Collection.
Abstract 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.
Abstract 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.
Abstract 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.
Abstract 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.
Abstract Brochures and newsletters highlighting UT Dallas' contributions to Neiman Marcus' annual Fortnight celebrations where a particular country or region's culture, fashion, cuisine, and achievements were celebrated.
Abstract 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.
Abstract The Eleanor Gaines-Eakin Collection contains Vietnamese memorabilia.
Abstract This is an artificial collection of videos given to the library by unnamed donors. The collection is divided into 2 series, Betacam format and VHS format and further divided into subseries determined by the subject in the title on the case. None of the videos has been viewed to determine the accuracy of the title or the condition of the tape. If additional videos are located and added to the collection at later dates, they will be included in an addendum.
Abstract After having pursued a career as a pilot and completing a tour in World War II, Joseph Gervais became interested in the Amelia Earhart story while stationed in Okinawa, Japan. Gervais, along with fellow Air Force officers Major Bob Dinger and Colonel Paul Briand, Jr. helped to start the group Operation Earhart. They began investigating Amelia Earhart’s disappearance but were ordered to stop by their Air Force superiors. Briand obeyed these orders but Gervais refused,...
Abstract C.V. Glines, Jr. is an internationally renowned aviation authority and historian, and author of thirty-six books and over eight hundred periodical articles. The hallmarks of his writings are his personal experiences in the field of aviation and his personal acquaintance with the subjects or those close to the subjects of his writings, all interwoven with extensive research. An "Honorary Doolittle Raider," Glines is the official historian for the Doolittle Raiders.
Abstract Everett Logan Goar was born in Indiana in 1918. After pursuing a career in medicine, Goar served with the United States Army Medical Corps, reaching the rank of Major. After leaving military service, he studied Ophthalmology, achieving a degree from Colorado University in 1925. Goar opened an Ophthalmology practice in Texas, then joined the faculty at Baylor University. He served as head of the Ophthalmology program from 1943-1954, and as a professor emeritus until his retirement from...
Abstract This collection contains clippings, three views, and blueprint from various early aviation magazines.
Abstract Byron Good enlisted in the Army during World War I. He first worked as a mechanic and later learned how to fly. He was the co-owner of the first plane chartering company, Good and Foster, in Dallas, Texas, in 1920. He worked for Lockheed Aircraft Company for six years before retiring.
Abstract The Gorrell History of the American Expeditionary Forces Air Service, 1917-1918 was compiled by Colonel Edgar S. Gorrell, Assistant Chief of Staff of The United States Army Air Service. It was intended as an in-depth analysis of the performance and operations of American military aviation in World War I, as well as offer lessons for future planning to the United States Army General Staff. It was issued in 1919.
Graduate Research Center of the Southwest (GRCSW)/Southwest Center for Advanced Studies (SCAS) Collection
Abstract The Graduate Research Center of the Southwest (GRCSW) was officially chartered on February 14, 1961 as a privately funded, basic research institution to aid the southwestern region of the United States in the advancement of graduate education in the natural sciences. It officially changed its name to the Southwest Center for Advanced Studies (SCAS) on January 1, 1967 and became part of The University of Texas System on September 1, 1969 when it was hence known as The University of Texas at...
Scope and Content The Thomas P. Grady Collection consists of one box of firearms used by the Hmong Tribesmen of Laos in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The collection includes three wildcatted flintlocks, assembled from hand tooled parts as well of pieces of other firearms, one antique single barreled percussion shotgun, and one antique double barreled percussion shotgun. The collection also includes two wrist guards made from the hide of an unidentified local animal to...
Abstract James R. Graham was a pilot of the Aviation Section, Signal Officers' Reserve Corps during World War I. He also served in World War II. The collection contains images and ephemera depicting aviation personalities and various models of Chance Vought aircraft.
Abstract John R. Granger served with the 40th Aero Squadron, United States Army Air Service in World War I. He was from Mount Clemens, Michigan.
- Special Collections and Archives Division, History of Aviation Archives. 265
- Special Collections and Archives Division, The University Archives. 26
- Special Collections and Archives Division, Wineburgh Philatelic Research Library. 2
- History of Aviation Collection 140
- CAT/Air America Archives 78
- Air America. 49
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975 Aerial operations, American. 32
- World War, 1914-1918 27
- George H. Williams, Jr. World War I Aviation Library 26
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975. 22
- World War, 1939-1945. 22
- University Archives 20
- United States. Air Force 18
- World War, 1939-1945 Aerial operations, American. 18
- Air pilots. 17
- Air pilots--Training of--Handbooks, manuals, etc. 16
- Curtiss aircraft 15
- Laos 15
- Doolittle, James Harold, 1896-1993 13
- Aeronautics, Commercial. 12
- Civil Air Transport 12
- Lockheed Aircraft Corporation 12
- American Airlines. 11 ∧ less