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United States. Navy

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Fred E. Anderson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA128-86
Abstract

Fred E. Anderson was a pilot of fixed-wing aircraft for Air America. After the shutdown of Air America, he flew for several other charter services, cargo airlines, and air taxi services. He also worked as a flight instructor. The Fred E. Anderson Collection consists of loose material in folders.

Dates: 1950 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1962 - 1983

John D. Anthony Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CA090-89
Abstract

John Dennis (J. D.) Anthony was hired by Air America on November 5, 1970 for the position of safety manager. His base of operation was in Vientiane, Laos where he stayed until he resigned on July 16, 1973.

Dates: 1966 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1973

The Army Air Forces Pan American Goodwill Flight of 1926-1927 Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H011-06
Abstract

This collection covers the Pan American Goodwill Flight through Latin America from 1926 through 1927.

Dates: 1925 - 1971; Majority of material found within 1926 - 1927

Gordon C. Cornell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: H017-04
Abstract Cornell enlisted in the U. S. Naval Reserve on 9 May 1953, completed basic training 9 September 1954, and was sent to NAS Corpus Christi for advanced training. His career as a naval aviator was exemplary. He earned many medals and awards including the Purple Heart, Bronze Star, and Distinguished Flying Cross, most of which he earned while serving as commanding officer of VF-143 conducting air strikes on targets in North Vietnam.On the last day of American involvement in the...
Dates: 1934 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1975

C. Roger Cripliver Papers

 Collection
Identifier: H018-03
Abstract Cripliver worked for the engineering department of the Fort Worth Division of Convair. There he wrote and edited modification instructions for the B-36 Peacemaker, SC-54, and B-58 Hustler aircraft. He later moved to the Logistics Support Division and worked on contracts and negotiations for the F-111 program. In 1993, Cripliver retired from what had become the Fort Worth Division of Lockheed Martin. During his long tenure with Convair, Cripliver became known as the unofficial historian for...
Dates: 1921 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1996

Ronald Day Collection

 Collection — Object 1
Identifier: L053-98
Abstract

Ronald Day was an avid collector of objects dealing with aerostats and in particular with airships, such as Zeppelins.

Dates: 1911 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1938

Ed Ferko Collection

 Collection
Identifier: F022-97
Abstract

Walther Aschoff was a pilot in World War I flying Gotha bombers. He was involved in the bombing of London in 1917. The materials reflect his career as a pilot both in World War I and World War II where his trace disappears.

Dates: 1887 - 1942; Majority of material found within 1915 - 1917

Edward J. Finan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: H013-87
Abstract Edward J. Finan was born in Chicago about 1898 and was one of the early aviators who flew at Cicero Field in Chicago. Finan was a flight instructor at the Chicago Air Show of 1912. In 1950, Edward Finan ran for United States Senator for Wisconsin in the Republican Primary. He was President of the On Guard America Foundation. Finan, along with Jesse C. Brabazon and Irving “Shake” Paradise formed the Pioneers of the Skyways, which was dedicated to telling and preserving the stories of early...
Dates: 1861 - 1987; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1960

Charles N. Haus Papers

 Collection
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 sixty. The Charles N. Haus Papers are housed in four manuscript boxes and four...
Dates: 1926 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1931 - 1989

History of Aviation Small Collections

 Collection
Identifier: H-Small Collections
Abstract

The History of Aviation Small Collections is comprised of collections of material that are too small to warrant individual arrangement. It is an artificial collection containing 151 collections identified by the collection subject’s name.

Dates: 1907 - 2014; Majority of material found within 1941 - 2003

John J. Hospers Papers

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1928 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1962

James L. Kerr III Papers

 Collection
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 (UTD), with which he held many positions such as treasurer and editor.Kerr played a crucial role in successfully launching Over the...
Dates: 1914 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1967

James S. Kippen Aviation Photography Collection

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1945 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1978 - 2009

John Ledford Collection

 Collection
Identifier: L112-86
Abstract

This collection contains materials related to airship training, construction, maintenance and photographs. Other materials include information on lifting gases, ballooning, as well as John Ledford's correspondence, flight log book, photographs, and personal history.

Dates: 1927 - 1972; Majority of material found within 1939 - 1945

DeLong Mills Papers

 Collection
Identifier: H044-85
Abstract

The collection contains photographs, personal correspondence, certificates, books, log books, memorabilia, and ephemera.

Dates: 1914 - 1971; Majority of material found within 1939 - 1947

Al Mooney Papers

 Collection
Identifier: H081-86
Abstract

Al Mooney is famous for his aeronautical designs of the Mooney Mite and other aircraft he manufactured in his Mooney Aircraft Corporation at Kerrville, Texas. The collection contains archival material collected by him, both personal papers and materials assembled during his career in the fields of civil and military aviation.

Dates: 1900 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1990

Ed Rice Papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1798 - 1993; Majority of material found within 1928 - 1992

Douglas H. Robinson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: L009-98
Abstract

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

Dates: 1903 - 1993; Majority of material found within 1915 - 1975

Joe Rosbert Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CA017-93
Abstract Camille Joseph "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...
Dates: 1947 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1947 - 1958

Vice Admiral Charles E. Rosendahl Collection

 Collection
Identifier: L002-77
Abstract Charles Emery Rosendahl was born in Chicago, Illinois on May 15, 1892. After graduating from the United States Naval Academy in 1914, he served on surface ships before requesting rigid airship duty. Rosendahl flew most of the major rigid airships of the United States including the USS Shenandoah (whose break-up in a storm he survived), the USS Los Angeles, and the USS Akron. He also traveled on the German rigid...
Dates: 1861 - 1979; Majority of material found within 1923 - 1965

Vought Aircraft Company Collection (VACC)

 Collection
Identifier: CV017-82
Abstract The Vought Aircraft Company is the second oldest aircraft manufacturing company in the United States. They were established in 1917 by Chance Milton Vought, a young aeronautical engineer and aviation pioneer. Over the years they have designed and produced many famous and highly successful aircraft. In the late 1940s, the company moved its headquarters to Dallas, Texas. The Vought Company has merged and separated several times with other companies since it first started in the early 1900s....
Dates: 1911 - 2013