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Air pilots United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 107 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

Gretchen S. Black and Eddie A. Schneider Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H054-82
Abstract Collection consists of personal items related to Gretchen S. Black and Eddie A. Schneider during the Spanish Civil War and later years.
Dates: 1928-1970s

Temple Bowen Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H001-68
Abstract Temple Bowen was a significant contributor to the development of public transportation from 1925 through 1936 in the Southwest and Midwest areas of the United States. Starting in 1927, he became one of the pioneers of early air transport development by establishing several airlines carrying air mail and passengers. In 1929, he formed Bowen Air Lines, Inc., which carried passengers between major cities in Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, and Illinois. In 1936, Bowen sold his company to Braniff Airways.
Dates: 1927 - 1957; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1934

Civil Air Transport (CAT) and Air America Association Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA089-87
Abstract The Civil Air Transport (CAT) and Air America Association Collection is an artificial collection covering the involvement of the company in Southeast Asia, particularly during the Vietnam War and the Secret War in Laos.
Dates: 1896 - 2016; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1975

Civil Air Transport (CAT) and Air America Small Collections

 Collection
Identifier: CA-Small Collections
Abstract The Civil Air Transport (CAT) and Air America Small Collections is comprised of collections of material that are too small to warrant individual arrangement. It is an artificial collection, which are identified by the collection subject’s name.
Dates: 1945 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1962 - 2007

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 Vietnam...
Dates: 1934 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1975

David E. Daniel Papers

 Collection
Identifier: H004-19
Abstract David Edwin Daniel was a fixed wing pilot leading with his airplane the Invasion of Normandy during D-Day on June 6, 1945. His papers reflect his flight training and his missions during World War II.
Dates: 1940 - 1945; Majority of material found within 1942 - 1944

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

Ed Dearborn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA046-13
Abstract Ed Dearborn was a captain and pilot employed by Air America.
Dates: 1971 - 1974

Amelia Earhart Commemorative Stamp Campaign Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H002-65
Abstract Clara Studer launched a campaign for a commemorative stamp in honor of Amelia Earhart. By soliciting the help of other pioneer women pilots such as Fay Gillis Wells and Louise McPhetridge Thaden, Ms. Studer and friends contacted congressmen as well as senators. These women gradually gained the support of newspapers throughout the country. On July 24, 1964, in Atchinson, Kansas, the stamp was officially issued.
Dates: 1928 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1961 - 1963

Ed Eckholdt Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA079-00
Abstract The Ed Eckholdt Collection primarily contains photographs of aircraft, locations, and people taken during the early 1960's.
Dates: 1961 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1961 - 1966

Clyde R. and Mary W. Ellis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA022-01
Abstract Clyde Roscoe Ellis was a First Officer for Air America from August 23, 1965 through October 23, 1968, when he resigned from the company.
Dates: 1965 - 1968

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

O. D. Filley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: F166-13
Abstract Oliver Dwight Filley was born in Connecticut in 1885. He attended Harvard University and wrote for The Harvard Crimson, as well as a member of the rowing team. He served as fighter pilot with The United States Army Air Service during World War I.
Dates: Undated

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

Ray Fortner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H005-81
Abstract This collection contains images, memorabilia, ephemera, correspondence, and clippings related to the life and career of Ray Fortner, American Airline pilot from 1928 through 1962.
Dates: 1928 - 1963; Majority of material found within 1961 - 1962

Bruce H. Fountain Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA053-13
Abstract Bruce H. Fountain was a First Officer with Air America.
Dates: 1966 - 1978; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1969

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

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

E. Logan Goar Collection

 Collection
Identifier: F020-82
Abstract Everett Logan Goar was born in Indiana in 1918. After pursuing a career in medicine, Goar served with the United States Army Medical Corps, reaching the rank of Major. After leaving military service, he studied Ophthalmology, achieving a degree from Colorado University in 1925. Goar opened an Ophthalmology practice in Texas, and then joined the faculty at Baylor University. He served as head of the Ophthalmology program from 1943-1954, and as a professor emeritus until his retirement from...
Dates: 1917 - 1926; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1918

Byron Good Papers

 Collection
Identifier: H003-64
Abstract Byron Good enlisted in the Army during World War I. He first worked as a mechanic and later learned how to fly. He was the co-owner of the first plane chartering company, Good and Foster, in Dallas, Texas, in 1920. He worked for Lockheed Aircraft Company for six years before retiring.
Dates: 1918 - 1950; Majority of material found within 1918 - 1928

Gorrell History of the American Expeditionary Forces Air Service, 1917-1918

 Collection
Identifier: F006-64-M
Abstract The Gorrell History of the American Expeditionary Forces Air Service, 1917-1918 was compiled by Colonel Edgar S. Gorrell, Assistant Chief of Staff of The United States Army Air Service. It was intended as an in-depth analysis of the performance and operations of American military aviation in World War I, as well as offer lessons for future planning to the United States Army General Staff. It was issued in 1919.
Dates: 1915 - 1920; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1918

Warren H. Gustafson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA030-90
Abstract Captain Warren Harry Gustafson was a fixed-wing pilot stationed in Saigon from July 13, 1966 through December 24, 1971, when he resigned from Air America.
Dates: 1911 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1981

Al K. Hall, Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H045-82
Abstract Al K. Hall, Jr. was a vaudeville entertainer, pilot for the Air Transport Command during World War II, and a long time pilot and instructor with American Airlines. This collection contains artifacts, pictures, documents, and scrapbooks chronicling his many varied careers.
Dates: 1935 - 1981; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1976

Bert R. J. Hassell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H080-88
Abstract Bert "Fish" Hassell was a pioneer aviator and began his flying career in 1914. His idea for a shorter, more direct route from the United States to Europe through the Great Circle Route in the arctic led to his famous emergency landing on the Greenland ice cap in 1928. In 1954, he helped construct the Distant Early Warning System. In 1969, Hassell's plane was recovered from Greenland and airlifted back to Rockford, Illinois. Hassell's daughter, Mary Hassell Lyons, played a major role...
Dates: 1917 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1928 - 1988

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 non-standard...
Dates: 1926 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1931 - 1989

Frank M. Hawks Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H004-64
Abstract Frank M. Hawks was a World War I aviator, barnstormer, and speed record pilot in the 1920s and 1930s. He was sponsored by the Texaco Corporation and promoted their fuel services across the country. He also starred in a 1937 motion picture serial titled The Mysterious Pilot. He was killed while testing an experimental aircraft in 1938.
Dates: 1917 - 1950; Majority of material found within 1921 - 1938