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The History of Aviation Small Collections

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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 156 collections identified by the collection subject’s name.

James W. Hitner Collection

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Identifier: CA192-13
Abstract James Wilbur Hitner was a First Officer at Udorn, Thailand, from September 21, 1966 through November 5, 1973, when he separated from Air America.

George I. Hockensmith Papers

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Identifier: L050-84
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...

Paul R. Holden Collection

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Identifier: CA072-97
Abstract Paul Robert Holden was a pilot for Civil Air Transport from December 20, 1946 through June 7, 1967, when he passed away.

John J. Hospers Papers

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Identifier: CV016-79
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.

Bevo Howard Papers

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Identifier: H004-72
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.

Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences Collection

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Identifier: H010-14
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...

Jack Jaynes Papers

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Identifier: H007-86
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...

Garry Jenkin Collection

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Identifier: CA049-94
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.

Brian K. Johnson Papers

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Identifier: CA052-94
Abstract Brian Keigh Johnson was an Assistant Chief Pilot, rotor wing, for Air America in Saigon from March 3, 1966 through October 1, 1974, when he resigned from the company.

Phillip Johnson Collection

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Identifier: H003-80
Abstract Collection context suggests that Phillip Johnson was involved with the United States Air Force in 1950s and 1960s.

Kenneth C. Johnston Papers

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Identifier: H010-11
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...

Robert A. Kammeyer Papers

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Identifier: H014-08
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...

Martin L. Kaufman Collection, 1939-

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Identifier: CA054-13
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.

Maurice M. Kay, Sr. Collection

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Identifier: H158-88
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...

James Keck Collection

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Identifier: CA054-00
Abstract James "Jim" Keck joint Civil Air Transport (CAT) in 1957, while living in Tokyo, Japan.

Duane Keele Collection

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Identifier: CA041-86
Abstract Milton Duane Keele was a Captain for rotor wing aircraft for Air America in Udorn, Thailand from May 29, 1968 through December 31, 1973, when he separated from the company.

Joseph F. Kerch Collection

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Identifier: CA055-13
Abstract Joseph F. Kerch was a First Officer for Air America in Vientiane, Laos from August 5, 1965 through June 2, 1974, when he got terminated.

James L. Kerr III Papers

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Identifier: F056-87
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...

Charles Wayne Kerwood Collection

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Identifier: H010-79
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 the Greco-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).

Lawrence W. King Collection

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Identifier: H083-86
Abstract Lawrence W. King was a pilot with American Airlines.

Clara Talley Kingston Papers

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Identifier: H025-11
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...

James S. Kippen Aviation Photography Collection

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Identifier: H027-14-P
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...

James S. Kippen Air Traffic Control/PATCO Strike Collection

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Identifier: H027-14
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 PATCO (Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization) union. This collection contains information related to PATCO, the strike, and aviation safety. His aviation photography material is located in the H027-14.P James S. Kippen Aviation...

Milton Klein Photograph Collection

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Identifier: H003-79
Abstract Dr. Milton Klein (1917-2004) was a professor of American History at the University of Tennessee. He also served with the 14th Air Force in the China-Burma-India Theater during World War II. Dr. Klein remained in the United States Air Force Reserve and retired with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.

Emmit A. Koelle, Jr. Collection

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Identifier: TB146-13
Abstract Emmit Koelle worked as an Air Force officer and as a civilian engineer. As a civilian, he worked for Boeing/Vertol in Philadelphia, PA as an aero engineer and at Bell Helicopter, as Chief of Systems Engineering, in Fort Worth, TX.

Dave Kouba Collection

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Identifier: CA079-05
Abstract This collection contains scrapbooks, ephemera, lisitngs, and an interview associated with Dave Kouba's career with Air America.

Marvin A. Krieger Collection

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Identifier: S036-83
Abstract Marvin A. Krieger was businessman in advertising and an aviation afficionado. In his spare time, he built aircraft models, winning several awards for his work. He passed away in 2013.

Pat Landry Collection

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Identifier: CA056-13
Abstract Lloyd C. "Pat" Landry was a Paramilitary Officer in the Special Activities Division of the Central Inteligence Agency (CIA) during the 1950s through 1970s. He trained members of the Hmong people in their fight against the communists in Northern Laos during the Vietnam War.

Harold V. Larson Collection

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Identifier: CA063-13
Abstract Harold Vincent Larson was an Airline Captain for Air America in Saigon from April 6, 1965 through June 11, 1972, when he resigned.