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Fortnight Collection

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Identifier: UA205-13
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.

Dudley W. Foster Collection

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Identifier: CA056-00
Abstract Dudley Foster was the Chief of Security for Air America.

Bruce H. Fountain Collection

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Identifier: CA053-13
Abstract Bruce H. Fountain was a First Officer with Air America.

Devon E. Francis Papers

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Identifier: H005-73
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.

William G. Fuller Collection

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Identifier: H002-63
Abstract 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.

William D. Gaddie Collection

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Identifier: CA078-97
Abstract Wiiliam D. Gaddie was a fixed-wing instructor pilot for Civil Air Transport and Air America stationed in Bangkok and Japan.

Eleanor Gaines-Eakin Collection

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Identifier: CA027-91
Abstract The Eleanor Gaines-Eakin Collection contains Vietnamese memorabilia.

General Aviation Video Collection

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Identifier: H004-11
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.

Joseph Gervais Papers

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Identifier: H118-05
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,...

C. V. Glines, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: H030-07
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.

E. Logan Goar Collection

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Identifier: F020-82
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...

W. M. Golder Collection

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Identifier: H012-13
Abstract This collection contains clippings, three views, and blueprint from various early aviation magazines.

Byron Good Collection

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Identifier: H003-64
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.

Alex P. Goodkin Collection

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Identifier: CA045-99
Abstract Captain Alex P. Goodkin was a fixed-wing pilot stationed in Saigon from August 18, 1965 through June 30, 1973 when he resigned from Air America.

Gorrell History of the American Expeditionary Forces Air Service, 1917-1918

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Identifier: F006-64-M
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

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Identifier: UA010-12
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...

Thomas P. Grady Collection

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Identifier: CA056-02
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...

James R. Graham Collection

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Identifier: H044-14
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.

John R. Granger Collection

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Identifier: F168-13
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.

Rankin L. Griesinger Collection

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Identifier: H006-81
Abstract Rankin L. Griesinger collected brochures and photographs about the Cessna CH-1 Helicopter as well as the Cessna 407 (T-37).

Warren H. Gustafson Collection

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Identifier: CA030-90
Abstract Captain Warren Harry Gustafson was a fixed-wing pilot stationed in Saigon from July 13, 1966 through December 24, 1971, when he resigned from Air America.

Ben Guttery Collection on African Airlines

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Identifier: H059-94
Abstract Ben Guttery is a Senior Manager at the Federal Aviation Agency in Fort Worth, Texas.

Sue B. Hacker Papers

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Identifier: CA023-05
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.

Marie C. Hadley Collection

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Identifier: H044-84
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.

Al K. Hall, Jr. Collection

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Identifier: H045-82
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.

Al Harting Collection

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Identifier: H001-82
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.

Michael M. Hasco Collection

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Identifier: L065-96
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.

Bert R. J. Hassell Collection

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Identifier: H080-88
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...

Charles N. Haus Papers

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Identifier: H006-84
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...

Frank M. Hawks Collection

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Identifier: H044-64
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.