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Dr. Charles L. Branch Collection on Dr. Wilder Penfield

Identifier: UA017-16

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.

Dates: 1927 - 2016; Majority of material found within 1926 - 1972

Dragonair Records

Identifier: H054-06
Abstract Hong Kong Dragon Airlines Incorporated (Dragonair) is a regional air carrier flying to destinations in Asia. Dragonair began in 1985 by incorporating as Hong Kong Dragon Airlines. Dragonair was granted an Air Operators Certificate and completed its first commercial flight on July 26, 1985. Through the course of the next twenty years, Dragonair continued to expand and added more routes throughout Southeast Asia. However, in the mid-2000s, the airline decided not to pursue further routes and...
Dates: 1985 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1985 - 1994

E. Douglas Dreifus Collection

Identifier: CA074-97

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.

Dates: 1968 - 1971; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1970

Richard P. Duiven Papers

Identifier: F016-10

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.

Dates: 1914 - 2010; Majority of material found within 1972 - 2005

William B. Duty Collection

Identifier: H090-88

This collection contains personal files, log books and diaries related to Major William B. Duty as well as photographs from various Air Force bases.

Dates: 1911 - 1978; Majority of material found within 1913 - 1930

Amelia Earhart Commemorative Stamp Campaign Collection

Identifier: H002-65

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.

Dates: 1928 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1961 - 1963

Ed Eckholdt Collection

Identifier: CA079-00

The Ed Eckholdt Collection primarily contains photographs of aircraft, locations, and people taken during the early 1960's.

Dates: 1961 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1961 - 1966

Lawrence C. Elliott Collection

Identifier: H002-64

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.

Dates: 1920 - 1971; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1946

The University of Texas at Dallas Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Collection

Identifier: UA163-13

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.

Dates: 1974 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1984 - 2004

Eugene McDermott Library Collection

Identifier: UA028-12
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...
Dates: 1962 - 2017; Majority of material found within 1988 - 2012

The University of Texas at Dallas Eugene McDermott Scholars Program

Identifier: UA013-10

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.

Dates: 2000 - 2014; Majority of material found within 2002 - 2007

Jerome S. Fanciulli Collection

Identifier: H082-86

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.

Dates: 1908 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1908 - 1913

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Collection

Identifier: H011-13

This artificial collection contains inspection papers for Meacham Field, Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, and Love Field airport.

Dates: 1936 - 1985; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1972

Ed Ferko Collection

Identifier: F022-97

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.

Dates: 1887 - 1942; Majority of material found within 1915 - 1917

John E. Ferris, III Collection

Identifier: CA186-13

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.

Dates: 1965 - 1973; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1973

O. D. Filley Collection

Identifier: F166-13

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.

Dates: Undated

Edward J. Finan Papers

Identifier: H013-87
Abstract Edward J. Finan was born in Chicago about 1898 and was one of the early aviators who flew at Cicero Field in Chicago. Finan was a flight instructor at the Chicago Air Show of 1912. In 1950, Edward Finan ran for United States Senator for Wisconsin in the Republican Primary. He was President of the On Guard America Foundation. Finan, along with Jesse C. Brabazon and Irving “Shake” Paradise formed the Pioneers of the Skyways, which was dedicated to telling and preserving the stories of early...
Dates: 1861 - 1987; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1960

Jerry Fink Papers

Identifier: CA167-87

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.

Dates: 1952 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1957 - 1973

Jack Folmer Collection

Identifier: H067-98

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.

Dates: 1930 - 1972; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1936

John D. Fonburg, Jr. Papers

Identifier: CA042-09

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.

Dates: 1948 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1969

Ray Fortner Collection

Identifier: H005-81

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.

Dates: 1928 - 1963; Majority of material found within 1961 - 1962

Fortnight Collection

Identifier: UA205-13

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.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1975 - 1981; 1975 - 1981

Dudley W. Foster Collection

Identifier: CA056-00

Dudley Foster was the Chief of Security for Air America.

Dates: 1968 - 2017; Majority of material found within 1968-04 - 1968-12

Richard W. Fowler Collection

Identifier: F062-94

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.

Dates: 1917 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1917 - 2018-07-16

Devon E. Francis Papers

Identifier: H005-73

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.

Dates: 1971 - 1974; Majority of material found within 1973 - 1974

William G. Fuller Collection

Identifier: H002-63

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.

Dates: 1917 - 1978; Majority of material found within 1927 - 1971

William D. Gaddie, Sr. Collection

Identifier: CA078-97

Wiiliam D. Gaddie, Sr. was a fixed-wing instructor pilot for Civil Air Transport and Air America stationed in Bangkok and Japan.

Dates: 1949 - 1973; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1972

General Aviation Video Collection

Identifier: H004-11

This is an artificial collection of videos given to the library by unnamed or undentified donors.

Dates: 1937 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1996

Gary W. Gentz Papers

Identifier: CA073-94

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.

Dates: 1955 - 1974

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