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United States. Air Force

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:

Clarence J. Abadie, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CA127-86
Abstract Clarence Joseph Abadie, Jr. worked for Air America from July 28, 1960 to July 31, 1974. At the time of separation from Air America, Abadie's duty station was in Thailand where he served as Vice President.
Dates: 1957 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1961 - 1970

Wayne T. Abbey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CA035-13
Abstract Wayne Thomas Abbey was employed by Air America as a captain and pilot.
Dates: 1956 - 1985; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1974

Ed G. Adams Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA100-05
Abstract Ed G. Adams was a fixed wing aircraft pilot with Air America. This collection contains material related to Air America's operations in Laos, the Air America Association, and Ed Adams later career in commercial aviation.
Dates: 1968 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1973 - 2009

Mark M. Campbell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H001-64
Abstract This collection contains materials generated by, for, and about Mark Campbell such as personal papers, certificates, newspaper clippings, memorabila, and photographic albums. The personal papers include original typescript (edited) and handwritten transcripts from oral history tapes of Campbell’s life history in aviation.
Dates: 1916 - 1957

J. Russell Clark Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CV008-91
Abstract For over fifty years, John Russell Clark dedicated his many and varied talents to the advancement of the field of aviation. He received well-deserved recognition for his many significant contributions.
Dates: 1920 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1970

Davis Airlines Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H017-12
Abstract Guy A. Davis is known for his many contributions to the commuter airlines industry, particularly in the state of Texas as co-founder of Davis Airlines at Easterwood Airport, College Station, Texas, with his wife (the former May Bell Nunn.) At the end of his 65 year flying career he had logged over 18,000 hours on over 100 types of aircraft. The collection contains artifacts and archival material collected by him, both personal papers and materials assembled during his career in the fields of...
Dates: 1940 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1978

James M. Dodds Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA022-04
Abstract James M. Dodds worked for Air America from 1967-1974. The collection contains his material used in servicing and repairing aircraft for Air America such as log books, photographs, personal records, and articles of clothing.
Dates: 1960 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1962 - 1975

James H. Doolittle Papers

 Collection
Identifier: D022-84
Abstract James H. Doolittle is most famous for the planning and implementation of the Tokyo Raid in April 1942, after the attack on Pearl Harbor in December 1941. After World War II, he graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with a PhD. He was instrumental in founding the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders Association. The James H. Doolittle Papers reflect his activities after the Second World War.
Dates: 1913 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1925 - 1996

The Doolittle Tokyo Raiders Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: D066-05
Abstract The Doolittle Tokyo Raiders Association was formed in the aftermath of James H. Doolittle’s epic raid on Japan on April 18, 1942. Shortly after the end of World War II, Doolittle called for all the surviving Raiders to attend a celebration in Miami Beach, Florida. At this time it was decided that an annual reunion be held starting in 1947.
Dates: 1931 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1942 - 2005

William B. Duty Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H090-88
Abstract This collection contains personal files, log books and diaries related to Major William B. Duty as well as photographs from various Air Force bases.
Dates: 1911 - 1978; Majority of material found within 1913 - 1930

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

Richard W. Fowler Collection

 Collection
Identifier: F062-94
Abstract Richard W. Fowler was born in Watertown, New York in 1946. He attended the University of Georgia, and served with the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. He later went to work at the BMW facility in Athens, New York. He passed away in 2011.
Dates: 1917 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1917 - 2018-07-16

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

General Aviation Video Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H004-11
Abstract This is an artificial collection of videos given to the library by unnamed or undentified donors.
Dates: 1937 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1996

Joseph Gervais Papers

 Collection
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

Rankin L. Griesinger Collection

 Collection
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

Phillip Johnson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H003-80
Abstract Collection context suggests that Phillip Johnson was involved with the United States Air Force in 1950s and 1960s.
Dates: 1956 - 1961

Martin L. Kaufman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA031-90
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.
Dates: 1961 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1962 - 1972

James Keck Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA054-00
Abstract James "Jim" Keck joint Civil Air Transport (CAT) in 1957, while living in Tokyo, Japan.
Dates: 1950 - 2001; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1970

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

Emmit A. Koelle, Jr. Papers

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1955 - 1990; Majority of material found within 1957 - 1960

William M. Leary Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CA021-06
Abstract Dr. William M. Leary taught at the University of Georgia focusing on a variety topics of aviation related events. This main subject was the study of aviation in China and the Far East, cumulated in documenting the history of China National Aviation Corporation (CNAC), Civil Air Transport (CAT) and Air America, and their connections to the United States intelligence establishment.
Dates: 1875 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1946 - 2005

Robert E. Lee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: H071-02
Abstract Robert E. Lee (1896-1973) was a pioneer aviator from Midland, Texas. During World War I, Lee was in command of the 47th Aero Squadron of the United States Army Air Service, and in World War II, he served as commander of the 55th Air Depot in Des Moines, Iowa for the Army Air Force. After the war he became involved in the oil business and invented a new type of drill bit.
Dates: 1909 - 1957; Majority of material found within 1915 - 1946

James Long Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA065-13
Abstract Context of the collection suggests he was involved in or researching CIA action in Central America in the 1980s, specifically the assets and operations of Evergreen International Airlines, a company connected to Air America.
Dates: 1965 - 1988; Majority of material found within 1985 - 1988

Jimmie Mattern Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H001-89
Abstract Jimmie Mattern experienced his first flight in a Curtiss JN-4 Jenny, during his deployment in Hawaii. In the 1920s, he participated as pilot in various Hollywood motion pictures and flew for commercial airlines. In 1932, Mattern unsuccessfully challenged Wiley Post's and Harold Gatty's around the world flight record. Forming his own company in 1933, Mattern tried again to break the around the world flight record to no avail.By the late 1930s, Matters became a test pilot for Lockheed...
Dates: 1906 - 1991; Majority of material found within 1932 - 1949

Mitch Mayborn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H002-76
Abstract This collection contains history of 348th Fighter Group.
Dates: 1942 - 1948

Jon C. Merkel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA005-95
Abstract Jon C. Merkel was a pilot with Air America. On Feburary 12th, 1970 he was killed by hostile ground fire near Tha Lin Noi, Laos.
Dates: 1965 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1970

Clarence R. Osborne, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CA072-03
Abstract Clarence Robert Osborne, Jr. was employed by Air America on October 14, 1965. He served as a Captain of Fixed Wing Aircraft assigned to Udorn, Thailand. He separated from the company on September 6, 1974.
Dates: 1965 - 1998; Majority of material found in 1965 - 1965

Howard O. Precup Collection on 780th Bomb Squadron Association

 Collection
Identifier: H037-98
Abstract Howard Otto Precup served both as an instructor and radio operator on more than thirty bombing raids over Southern Europe. His B-24 equipped unit, the 780th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy) of the 465th Bombardment Group (Heavy) of the 55th Bombardment Wing, was assigned to the 15th Air Force.

The collection contains a photograph album, newsletters, clippings, correspondence, a poem, narratives, brochures, ephemera, military records, and photographs.
Dates: 1943 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1943 - 1945

Jim Ray Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H014-67
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.
Dates: 1903 - 1960; Majority of material found within 1943 - 1954