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China National Aviation Corporation

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Lew Burridge, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CA071-98
Abstract Lew Burridge flew with the American Volunteer Group (AVG) before being hired by Gen. Claire L. Chennault and his Civil Air Transport (CAT) air carrier. Burridge mainly worked as an executive and a pilot in China supporting the Chinese Nationals in their fight against communism.
Dates: 1946 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1947 - 1958

CIA Corporate Records

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Identifier: CA067-96
Abstract The United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) released records through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). This collection contains the released records in relation to the Civil Air Transport (CAT)/Air America company including documents of incorporation, documents of dissolution, by-laws, accident investigation reports, minutes, memoranda, and correspondence.
Dates: 1950 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1979

Roy C. Farrell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA055-95
Abstract The Roy C. Farrell Collection consists of one copy of Roy Farrell's 1995 manuscript Image in an Oriental Sky, chronicling his aviation career in the Far East.
Dates: 1939 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1942 - 1974

Jerry Fink Papers

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Identifier: CA167-87
Abstract Jerry Fink was employed with Air America from April 1, 1957 to December 31, 1973 when he retired. While employed with the company, Mr. Fink served as Deputy Legal Counsel and Assistant SEC at Air America Headquarters, Taipai.
Dates: 1952 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1957 - 1973

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

E. C. Kirkpatrick Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CA003-93
Abstract Enos Claire Kirkpatrick (E. C. Kirkpatrick) worked as a pilot for many organizations during and after World War II until the mid 1960’s. At the beginning of the war, he was a pilot for Pan American Airways Ferry Services working in the Africa region providing air logistic services to the British troops. Upon joining China National Aviation Corporation (CNAC) later in the war, he flew more than 600 sorties over “The Hump.” He then joined Civil Air Transport (CAT) during the early to mid 1950’s...
Dates: 1910 - 1992; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1968

William M. Leary Papers

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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

Joe Rosbert Papers

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Identifier: CA017-93
Abstract C. 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 that he...
Dates: 1947 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1947 - 1958

Thomas C. Sailer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA057-99
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.
Dates: 1957 - 1977