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Ray Fortner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H005-81
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.
Dates: 1928 - 1963; Majority of material found within 1961 - 1962

Fortnight Collection

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Identifier: UA205-13
Abstract 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

 Collection
Identifier: CA056-00
Abstract Dudley Foster was the Chief of Security for Air America.
Dates: 1968 - 2017; Majority of material found within 1968-04 - 1968-12

Bruce H. Fountain Collection

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Identifier: CA053-13
Abstract Bruce H. Fountain was a First Officer with Air America.
Dates: 1966 - 1978; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1969

Devon E. Francis Papers

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

William G. Fuller Collection

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

William D. Gaddie Collection

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1954 - 1973; Majority of material found within 1955 - 1970

Eleanor Gaines-Eakin Collection

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

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

Gary W. Gentz Papers

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Identifier: CA073-94
Abstract 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

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,...
Dates: 1937 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1970 - 2002

James N. Glerum Papers

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Identifier: CA082-00
Abstract The James N. Glerum Papers contain memoranda about Civil Air Transports' (CAT) proposal to assist the French in Indo China, Glerum addressing members at an Air America reunion, and Glerum being interviewed for an oral history progject.
Dates: 1950 - 2001; Majority of material found within 2001

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.
Dates: 1873 - 2014

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...
Dates: 1917 - 1926; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1918

W. M. Golder Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H012-13
Abstract This collection contains clippings, three views, and blueprint from various early aviation magazines.
Dates: 1914 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1914 - 1917

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.
Dates: 1918 - 1950; Majority of material found within 1918 - 1928

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.
Dates: 1964 - 1971

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.
Dates: 1915 - 1920; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1918

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...
Dates: 1961 - 1978; Majority of material found within 1961 - 1969

Thomas P. Grady Collection on Laotian Firearms

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Identifier: CA056-02
Abstract Thomas Paul Grady worked for Air America, Inc. from May 29, 1968 until his separation form the company on June 30, 1975. He was a rotary-wing aircraft pilot and was based out of Saigon, South Vietnam.
Dates: 1960 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1970

James R. Graham Collection

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1910 - 1958; Majority of material found within 1939 - 1945

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.
Dates: 1915 - 1920; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1918

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).
Dates: 1958 - 1982; Majority of material found within 1952 - 1975

Gulf Universities Research Consortium (GURC) Collection

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Identifier: UA209-13
Abstract The Gulf Universities Research Consortium (GURC) was an organization composed of educational institutions located in states bordering the Gulf of Mexico. The Consortium worked to study the geological, environmental, meteorological, anthropological, and oceanographic conditions along the coastal regions of and in the Gulf of Mexico. The GURC participated in research partnerships with many of the petrochemical and energy corporations in the region. The University of Texas at Dallas participated...
Dates: 1967 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1974

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.
Dates: 1911 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1981

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.
Dates: Undated

Sue B. Hacker Papers

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Identifier: CA019-93
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.
Dates: 1947 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1986 - 1996

Marie C. Hadley Collection

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1929 - 1984; Majority of material found within 1929 - 1969

Al K. Hall, Jr. Collection

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1935 - 1981; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1976

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.
Dates: 1945 - 1957