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Aeronautics, Military

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Aircraft Manufacturer's Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H008-63
Abstract This collection contains materials related to aircraft built in the United States, Europe, and Asia.
Dates: 1903 - 2006

Annual Report Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H011-14
Abstract This collection contains annual reports regarding aircraft manufacturers, airlines, and aviation-supporting industries.
Dates: 1929 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1978

Al Backstrom Papers

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Identifier: S108-86
Abstract This collection contains documents, Federal regulations, reports, correspondence, articles, and other information collected by Al Backstrom in his career as a desginer of both full sized and model aircraft.
Dates: 1942 - 2001; Majority of material found within 1976 - 1992

Ivan H. Brooks Collection on Flyin' Frolic

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Identifier: H009-63
Abstract Ivan H. Brooks enlisted in the United States Army Air Services in November of 1917. The following year in November, 1918, Brooks participated in Flyin' Frolic, an aviation carnival to raise money for recreation quarters for aviators stationed at Love Field at Dallas, Texas.
Dates: 1917 - 1945; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1918

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

C. Roger Cripliver Papers

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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

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

Lawrence E. De Leon Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H025-82
Scope and Content The collection contains approximately 1,700 black and white photographs and negatives collected by Lawrence E. De Leon. The Lawrence E. De Leon Photograph Collection is housed in five negative storage boxes totaling 2.0 linear ft.The collection arrived in fair condition. The subjects of the photographs and negatives are airplanes built or manufactured between 1909 and 1975. The processing archivists imposed order and identified three series with the first...
Dates: 1909 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1919 - 1945

Douglas S. Dexter Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA122-86
Abstract Douglas Stanley Dexter was employed with Air America from July 7, 1972 until his separation from the company on June 30, 1974 as a captain flying rotary wing aircraft in Saigon.
Dates: 1964 - 1985; Majority of material found within 1972 - 1973

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

Robert A. Kammeyer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: H014-08
Abstract Robert Alvin Kammeyer was a fighter pilot in World War II and after the war, a commercial airline pilot flying for Mid-Continental Airlines and later for Braniff Airways. His paper reflect his military and private career as a pilot.
Dates: 1945 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1986

James L. Kerr III Papers

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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

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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

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

Douglas Lester Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H067-94
Abstract This collection contains books and magazines, audio tapes, images, and ephemera.
Dates: 1939 - 1991; Majority of material found within 1967 - 1987

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

George C. Prill Papers

 Collection
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. ...
Dates: 1937 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2000

Ervin P. Ray Collection

 Collection
Identifier: F004-90
Abstract The collection contains a pilot's log book, photograph, and certificate of graduation.
Dates: 1918-05 - 1918-08

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. They...
Dates: 1911 - 2013

Catherine Fay Wood Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H022-66
Abstract Catherine Fay Wood was a Civilian Employee in the Operations Section of the Air Transport Command.
Dates: 1941 - 1952; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1945