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Powder Puff Derby Collection

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Identifier: H018-13
Abstract The collection contains clippings, brochures, correspondence, and photographs relating to the Powder Puff Derby.

Howard Precup Collection on 780th Bomb Squadron Association

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Identifier: H037-98
Abstract The collection contains a photograph album, newsletters, and photographs.

George C. Prill Papers

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Identifier: H014-10
Scope and Content The collection contains documents, photographs, correspondence, articles, briefing papers, and reports related to George C. Prill's long and varied career in the business side of commercial aviation. It covers his time with Trans World Airways (TWA), Convair, The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Lockheed, and several other business ventures. Of particular interest is the material related to George C. Prill's efforts to license the Lockheed L-1011 for construction in the Soviet Union. ...

Sally Bath-Prill Papers

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Identifier: H015-10
Scope and Content This collection contains documents, photographs, notebooks, business cards, presentations, speeches and memorabilia related to the United State Department of Commerce Office of Aerospace, negotiations between the American Government and the European Union over subsidies to Airbus, and international trade in the commercial aviation field. The Sally Bath-Prill Papers consists of twenty-six boxes totaling 23.75 linear feet. The papers were divided into thirteen series.The first...

John Provan III Collection

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Identifier: L063-88
Abstract John Provan III's interest in aviation as a collector and historian started in the 1980s. His main topic was the relationship between the American and German people after World War II. He wrote numerous books on the Berlin Airlift, Rhein-Main Air Base, Airship hangars, Armed Forces Network (AFN), and Clara Adams. He also curated many exhibitions.

Frank Rabbitt Collection on Enola Gay

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Identifier: H011-03
Abstract For the 50th anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki during World War II, the Smithsonian Institution’s National Air and Space Museum (NASM) created an exhibit about the historic first use of atomic weaponry in war. Part of the exhibit was the display of the Enola Gay, the plane flown by then-Colonel Paul Tibbets during the Hiroshima mission. The exhibit drew criticism for its perceived censure of the bombings, a perceived disrespect for the ...

Stella Randolph Collection on Gustave Whitehead

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Identifier: H001-71
Abstract The Stella Randolph Collection is focused on research into the early flights of Gustave Whitehead, believed by many to have occurred before the Wright Brothers. Extensive correspondence, affidavits, and interviews document the methodical research, resulting in numerous magazine articles and two books on Whitehead's inventions and flying attempts.

Ervin P. Ray Collection

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Identifier: F170-13
Abstract The collection contains a pilot's log book, photograph, and certificate of graduation.

Jim Ray Collection

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Identifier: H007-67
Abstract James Ralph (Jim) Ray was a famous illustrator and aviator working for Kelloggs and other companies. He published his art in many books and magazines. The collection contans sketches, original drawings and art, photographs, articles, an manuscripts.

George W. Reading Collection

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Identifier: H007-63
Abstract The collection contains a scrapbook, clippings, photographs, first flight covers, brochures, magazines, documents, Pan American Airways newsletters, first flight survey, and annual review.

Ed Rice Papers

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Identifier: H006-80
Abstract From a young age, Ed Rice was involved in aviation either by learning how to fly, studying Aero Engineering, working as a barnstormer, a mechanic, or a Sales and Program Manager for Aerojet-General Corporation and DeVore Aviation Corporation. His interest in aviation history lead him to work in his retirement as a curator for the History of Aviation Collection (HAC) at Special Collections and Archives Division, Eugene McDermott Library, The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD). He also was...

Allen W. Rich Collection

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Identifier: CA085-13
Abstract Allen Rich served with Air America as a Senior Flight Officer, flying fixed wing aircraft, from May 9, 1962 until his resignation from the company on May 11, 1968.

R. S. Richardson Collection

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Identifier: CA009-05
Abstract Randall Shelley Richardson was employed both by Civil Air Transport (CAT) and Air America. His employment with CAT began 16 June 1948 and ended when he retired from Air America 31 December 1973. His last duty station was Vientaine where he was a captain flying fixed wing aircraft. A certificate of recognition given to Richardson from Headquarters, Military Airlift Command, United States Air Force on 15 May 1969 indicates he also was employed with Southern Air Transport. According to the...

Douglas H. Robinson Collection

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Identifier: L009-98
Abstract This collection contains materials related to lighter-than-air, that were created or collected by Douglas H. Robinson, MD.

Carl W. Rodreick Papers

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Identifier: H042-85
Abstract The collection contains ephemera, personal papers, photographs, publications, clippings, magazines, and books.

Nelson U. Rokes Collection

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Identifier: H015-81
Abstract The Nelson U. Rokes Collection contains material pertaining to his career in the fields of corporate, commercial, and military aviation. The bulk of the material in the collection relates to the 1947 trip to Europe and the 1948-1949 around the world trip that he took with Sam Keener. The material in the collection includes charts, log books, landing clearances, flight plans, meteorological reports, and various navigational tools. Photographs and newspapers clippings...

William A. Rooney Collection on the Enola Gay

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Identifier: H005-99
Abstract In 1995, the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum (NASM) created an exhibit to feature the Enola Gay, the B-29 bomber that dropped the first atomic bomb in warfare. The initial exhibit was controversial in its nature, with veteran groups claiming that the revisionist historical attitude was omitting the truth behind the reason to drop the atomic bomb and sympathizing too much with the Japanese. Veterans groups and others became involved in campaigns to display...

Joe Rosbert Papers

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Identifier: CA006-13
Abstract Joe Rosbert served in various managerial positions within Civil Air Transport (CAT) after World War II starting in 1947. CAT aided the Chinese National government with supplies and ammunition during the Chinese Civil War and evacuated people after the Nationalists were defeated in 1949. This collection contains archival material collected by Rosbert, such as memoranda, letters, operation plans and reports, notes, logs, statistics, maps, radiograms, and some personal papers that he accumulated...

Malcolm Rosholt Collection

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Identifier: CA025-95
Abstract The collection contains microfilm of books and journals, videotapes of interviews, and photographic slides taken in Laos.

Bob Rousselot Collection

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Identifier: CA086-13
Abstract Bob Rousselot was a member of the American Volunteer Group (AVG) in the Chinese Air Force (Flying Tigers). From January 11, 1947, he served as a Chief Pilot and Vice President of Operations for CAT, until his resignation on October 31, 1963.

E. D. Rudolfs Collection

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Identifier: CA088-13
Abstract Contains material that relates to E. D. Rudolfs’ duties as a mechanic and helicopter pilot for Air America. It includes manuals, flight, data, and messages.

Thomas C. Sailer Collection

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Identifier: CA008-02
Abstract Consists of materials used by Thomas C. Sailer in his duties with Air America. It includes passports, I.D. cards, maps, documents, and an Air America uniform jacket and pair of pants.

Ola A. Sater Collection

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Identifier: F101-88
Abstract Ola A. Sater held a great love for World War I aviation topics and was especially interested in the activities and operations of No. 56 Squadron Royal Flying Corps/Royal Air Force (RFC/RAF). Sater collaborated with another aviation historian, Alex Revell, on a manuscript entitled Fifty-Six, which provided a history of No. 56 Squadron.

Chuck Hodge Collection on Walter H. Scheurs, Jr.

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Identifier: H017-11
Scope and Content This collection contains documents, records, correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings and articles, ephemera and memorabilia and other materials created and/or collected by Walter Henry Scheurs, Jr. during his service in the USAAF during World War II and the USAF from 1947 to 1967. The Chuck Hodge Collection on Walter H. Scheurs, Jr. is housed in two manuscript boxes and four oversize boxes of various sizes totaling 5.64 linear feet.The...

Arthur L. Schoeni Papers

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Identifier: CV005-97
Abstract The Arthur L. Schoeni Papers contain photograph prints, photograph negatives, manuscripts, typescripts, clippings, and scrapbooks collected by the donor.

Olive M. Senn Collection

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Identifier: F007-81
Abstract Collection contains correspondence, drawings by Ernst Udet, first day covers, photographs, clippings, moving images, memorabilia, and private documents and papers.

P. M. Severson Collection

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Identifier: CA151-13
Abstract This collection contains documents pertaining to the Far East Pilot's Association, Air America flight schedules CAT Bulletins, Air America Log, survival information, reports, and correspondence.