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Abstract Rankin L. Griesinger collected brochures and photographs about the Cessna CH-1 Helicopter as well as the Cessna 407 (T-37).
Abstract Susan Buol Hacker was Executive Secretary to General Claire Chennault, and Secretary-Treasurer of The Civil Air Transport Association (CAT). The collection contains a small amount of personal papers, as well as correspondence and media material related to CAT.
Abstract Marie C. Hadley was the first woman in the airline industry to have a successful career by rising up to a manager position in the sales department of American Airlines. The collection contains a scrapbook, ephemera, and memorabilia.
Abstract Al K. Hall, Jr. was a vaudeville entertainer, pilot for the Air Transport Command during World War II, and a long time pilot and instructor with American Airlines. This collection contains artifacts, pictures, documents, and scrapbooks chronicling his many varied careers.
Abstract Al Harting was a reporter with the Dallas Dispatch newspaper and D Magazine. He covered local crime, business, politics, and aviation for the region.
Abstract Michael M. Hasco, a graduate from the University of Pittsburgh and The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD), is a collector of aviation related materials. His interest lies in a variety of aviation topics and in Lighter than Air in particular. This collection contains reports, images, postcards, ephemera, publications, press releases, and clippings.
Abstract Bert "Fish" Hassell was a pioneer aviator and began his flying career in 1914. His idea for a shorter, more direct route from the United States to Europe through the Great Circle Route in the arctic led to his famous emergency landing on the Greenland ice cap in 1928. In 1954 he helped construct the Distant Early Warning System. In 1969 Hassell's plane was recovered from Greenland and airlifted back to Rockford, Illinois. Hassell's daughter, Mary Hassell Lyons, played a major role in...
Scope and Content This collection contains documents and records, manuals and reports, photographs and negatives, clippings and articles, handbooks and newsletters, ephemera and memorabilia, and other materials that were collected by Charles N. Haus during his flying career with Braniff Airways, as well as his training and instructor years after he reached the Federal mandatory retirement age of 60. The Charles N. Haus Papers are housed in four manuscript boxes and four oversize boxes of various sizes totaling...
Abstract Frank M. Hawks was a World War I aviator, barnstormer, and speed record pilot in the 1920s and 1930s. He was sponsored by the Texaco Corporation and promoted their fuel services across the country. He also starred in a 1937 motion picture serial titled The Mysterious Pilot. He was killed while testing an experimental aircraft in 1938.
Abstract Raymond Willard Hayes was born May 18, 1916 in Bonham, TX. He joined Braniff Airways in 1941, and began flying military supplies for The Air Transport Command. After World War II Hayes returned to Braniff and in 1967 he became Assistant Operations Manager for Braniff's Dallas Headquarters. In 1969 he became a Flight Instructor, and he retired in 1976. Hayes was also active in general aviation in his private life and volunteered his time with The History of Aviation Archives at The University...
Abstract The David Hickler Papers concentrate on his career as an employee of Civil Air Transport (CAT) and Air America from 1946 to 1975. Also documented are his extensive legal proceedings to obtain U.S. Government retirement benefits claiming he was employed by the CIA, a governmental agency. There are also documents that cover his employment at Hughes Helicopters and his personal life.
Scope and Content The Robin Higham Papers contain documents, manuscripts, photographs, memorabilia and other items collected by Higham, a noted historian and author, primarily during the period of his tenure at Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas. During this period, Higham was not only an educator, but was active as an editor and publisher. The collection is housed in six manuscript boxes and seven non-standard (oversize) boxes of varying sizes totaling 13.4 linear feet.Noteworthy items in...
Abstract Erik Hildesheim was born in 1896 in Denmark. He was a pilot and also oversaw several different aircraft manufacturing factories. He was a collector of photography and memorabilia related to aviation history, especially World War I aviation and air mail.
Identifier: H-Small Collections
Abstract The History of Aviation Collection Small Collections is comprised of collections of material that are too small to warrant individual arrangement. It is an artificial collection containing 155 collections identified by the collection subject’s name.
Abstract George I. Hockensmith worked mainly as a Superintendent for the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company building hangars such as the Wingfoot Lake airfield, southeast of Akron, Ohio. He also helped build bridges like the Arlington Memorial Bridge in Washington, D.C. and the the Trinity River Bridge in Dallas, Texas to name only a few. In South America, he built airfields and the British Guiana Air Base at Georgetown, British Guiana, for which he received the Ordem Do...
Abstract John J. Hospers was a field manager, evaluator, and test engineer with Chance Vought and Sikorsky Aircraft. He also served in the United States Merchant Marine.
Abstract This collection contains personal papers, documents, correspondence, awards and honors, drawings, photographs, publications, memorabilia, and recordings created and collected by Beverly "Bevo" Howard during his multiple careers as a military aviator, aerobatic and air show pilot, businessman, and civic leader.
Abstract The Institute of Aeronautical Sciences (IAS) was founded in 1932 and merged with the American Rocket Society (ARS) in 1963 to become the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). The latter's mission is future-oriented in the realm of aerospace technology and science and thus benifiting humanity as a whole by means of cutting edge science and technology, excellence, and leadership. The images in this collection are a pictorial history of the institute in the years 1945 through...
Abstract Jack Jaynes started flying by the end of the First World War and continued as a barnstormer in the 1920s. During World War II he served as an Operations Officer for the European Division of the Air Transport Command (ATC). In his private career, Jack Jaynes was a Deputy Regional Administrator for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and its predecessors the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) and the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB). His main duties were inspecting airlines such as Panagra...
Abstract Garry Jenkin was assigned with Air America in Long Tieng (LS 20A) as Communications Officer. This collection consists of photographs made in Laos, transcriptions of newspaper articles on Air America activities in Laos and Central America, and an invitation from the Royal Lao Army signed by Major General Vang Pao.
Abstract Collection context suggests that Phillip Johnson was involved with the United States Air Force in 1950s and 1960s.
Scope and Content This collection contains thank you letters, commendations, police reports, news clippings, and images related to Kenneth C. Johnston's career with the New York Police Department and Bell Helicopter. The Kenneth C. Johnston Papers are housed in one manuscript box, and one oversize box totaling 3.0 linear ft.The collection arrived in good condition, and the archivist identified two series of material.The first series is the General Helicopter...
Scope and Content The Robert A. Kammeyer Papers are arranged into five series:This collection contains documents, photographs, and memorabilia related to Robert M. Kammyer's career as a pilot in the 39th Fighter Squadron, United States Army Air Forces (USAFF) in World War II, and well as a commercial airline pilot with Mid-Continent Airways, and Braniff Airways/Braniff International, after its merger with the former, and several unique artifacts.Series I. Personal, Military Associations...
Abstract Colonel Kaufman served as the Air Force Liaison Officer with Air America in Southeast Asia. His files represent the activities undertaken by Air America on behalf of the U.S. Air Force in Southeast Asia.
Abstract Maurice M. Kay, Sr. learned to fly at the Dallas Aviation School at Love Field in Dallas, Texas in the 1920s. After brief careers with Bowen and Long and Harmon Airlines, he joined American Airways (the predecessor to American Airlines) in 1934. While with American Airlines he flew aerial resupply missions to Burma and China over "The Hump" during World War II, served in capacities as a Pilot Instructor and Check Pilot, and as a Line Pilot of the Lockheed L-188, Boeing 707, and 720. He...
Abstract James L. Kerr’s greatest interest was in World War I aviation history, which led him to join both the American and British chapter of the Cross and Cockade Journal. He was one of the founding members of the League of World War I Aviation Historians that regularly met at The University of Texas at Dallas, with which he held many positions such as treasurer and editor. Kerr played a crucial role in successfully launching Over the...
Abstract Charles Wayne Kerwood was an American, who flew with the Lafayette Escadrille in World War I. He also commanded the Greek Royal Air Force in Greek-Turkish War (1919-1922), and lead a Volunteer American Squadron in support of the French-Spanish Campaign against the Berber Tribes of The North African Rif (1920-1927).
Abstract Lawrence W. King was a pilot with American Airlines.
Scope and Content This collection contains, documents, charts, navigational tools, flight rules and regulation, and other materials related to the operation of aircraft from the materials of Clara Talley Kingston, as well as her husband Robert Kingston, a Braniff Pilot. The Clara Talley Kingston Papers are housed in six manuscript boxes, and one Banker’s Box totaling 4 linear feet. The papers were divided into eight series:The first series includes personal...
Abstract James S. Kippen was an Air Traffic Controller at Andrews Air Force Base as well as an aviation photographer. In 1981 he was one of the air traffic controllers fired by the Federal Government for joining a strike led by the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (PATCO) union. This collection contains photographs, slides, and negatives documenting his hobby and career as an aviation photographer. Material concerning his career as an Air Traffic Controller and involvement with PATCO...
- Special Collections and Archives Division, History of Aviation Archives. 263
- 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 76
- Air America. 49
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975 Aerial operations, American. 30
- 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. 15
- Curtiss aircraft 15
- Doolittle, James Harold, 1896-1993 13
- Laos 13
- Aeronautics, Commercial. 12
- Lockheed Aircraft Corporation 12
- American Airlines. 11
- Civil Air Transport 11 ∧ less