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Scope and Content The collection contains approximately 1,700 black and white photographs and negatives collected by Lawrence E. De Leon. The Lawrence E. De Leon Photograph Collection is housed in five negative storage boxes totaling 2.0 linear ft.The collection arrived in fair condition. The subjects of the photographs and negatives are airplanes built or manufactured between 1909 and 1975. The processing archivists imposed order and identified three series with the first...
Dates: 1909 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1919 - 1945
Abstract Joseph M. Dealey, Jr. represents the fourth generation of the prominent Dealey family, recognized for its leadership and contributions to the growth and development of Dallas, Texas. He worked for Dallas Morning News in a manager position and later for Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport as Director of Public Affairs. He currently serves as an active member of the Advisory Council of the History of Aviation Collection, Special Collections, Eugene McDermott Library,...
Dates: 1900 - 2010; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1990
Abstract Ed Dearborn was a captain and pilot employed by Air America.
Dates: 1971 - 1974
Abstract The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) Department of Athletics is responsible for athletic competition and sport activities at the university. It oversees both intercollegiate athletics and organized competition as well as student and intramural programs.
Dates: 1978 - 2012
Abstract Douglas Stanley Dexter was employed with Air America from July 7, 1972 until his separation from the company on June 30, 1974 as a captain flying rotary wing aircraft in Saigon.
Dates: 1964 - 1985; Majority of material found within 1972 - 1973
Abstract This collection contains aircraft reports and memos, some relating to the Aircraft Industries Association.
Dates: 1970 - 1971
Dates: 1974 - 2003; Majority of material found within 1975 - 2000
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.
Dates: 1960 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1962 - 1975
Abstract This collection contains the financial statement of Pan American/Grace Airways from 1966 as well as newspaper clippings related to the Braniff and Panagra merger.
Abstract James H. Doolittle is most famous for the planning and implementation of the Tokyo Raid in April 1942, after the attack on Pearl Harbor in December 1941. After World War II, he graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with a PhD. He was instrumental in founding the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders Association. The James H. Doolittle Papers reflect his activities after the Second World War.
Dates: 1913 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1925 - 1996
Abstract The Doolittle Tokyo Raiders Association was formed in the aftermath of James H. Doolittle’s epic raid on Japan on April 18, 1942. Shortly after the end of World War II, Doolittle called for all the surviving Raiders to attend a celebration in Miami Beach, Florida. At this time it was decided that an annual reunion be held starting in 1947.
Dates: 1931 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1942 - 2005
Abstract The Lt. James A. Doyle Collection contains the pilot's log book, military documents and a loose photograph album.
Dates: 1917 - 1919
Abstract 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
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 to...
Dates: 1985 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1985 - 1994
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.
Dates: 1960 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1970
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.
Dates: 1914 - 2010; Majority of material found within 1972 - 2005
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.
Dates: 1911 - 1978; Majority of material found within 1913 - 1930
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.
Dates: 1928 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1961 - 1963
Abstract 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
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.
Dates: 1920 - 1971; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1946
Abstract Clyde Roscoe Ellis was a First Officer for Air America from August 23, 1965 through October 23, 1968, when he resigned from the company.
Dates: 1965 - 1968
The University of Texas at Dallas Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Collection
Dates: 1974 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1984 - 2004
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
Abstract 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
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.
Dates: 1939 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1942 - 1974
Abstract 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
Abstract 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
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.
Dates: 1965 - 1973; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1973
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 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
- Special Collections and Archives Division, History of Aviation Archives. 311
- Special Collections and Archives Division, The University Archives. 50
- Special Collections and Archives Division, Wineburgh Philatelic Research Library. 2
- History of Aviation Collection 152
- CAT/Air America Archives 111
- Air pilots 88
- Air pilots United States 82
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975 Aerial operations, American. 77
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975 70
- Air America 62
- World War, 1939-1945 Aerial operations, American. 51
- World War, 1939-1945 50
- World War, 1914-1918 46
- Aeronautics, Commercial 42
- Air pilots--Training of--Handbooks, manuals, etc. 41
- Civil Air Transport 40
- Laos 37
- University of Texas at Dallas 36
- United States. Air Force 35
- World War, 1914-1918 Aerial operations 33
- Air pilots--Training of--United States. 29
- George H. Williams, Jr. World War I Aviation Library 29
- United States. Central Intelligence Agency 29 ∧ less
- English 362
- German 1
- Japanese 1
- Carlson, Erik D., Mr., PhD 2