Air mail service
Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
This artificial collection contains materials related to commercial aviation schedules in the United States as well as international carriers.
Ronald Day was an avid collector of objects dealing with aerostats and in particular with airships, such as Zeppelins.
C. V. Glines, Jr. was an internationally renowned aviation authority and historian, and author of thirty-six books and over eight hundred periodical articles. The hallmarks of his writings are his personal experiences in the field of aviation and his personal acquaintance with the subjects or those close to the subjects of his writings, all interwoven with extensive research. An "Honorary Doolittle Raider," Glines was the official historian for the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders.
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 183 collections identified by the collection subject’s name.
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.
The collection contains a scrapbook, photographs, memorabilia, philatelic materials, an oil painting as well as a commemorative plaque, and a scrapbook generated by, for, and about Musick.
Charles W. Penry was an Aeronautical Engineer working for the Chance Vought Aircraft, Inc. company. The collection contains clippings, photographs, military records, ephemera, memorabilia, narratives, reports, and charts.
The collection contains a scrapbook, clippings, photographs, first flight covers, brochures, magazines, documents, Pan American Airways newsletters, first flight survey, and annual review.
This collection contains ephemera, memorabilia, and a booklet collected by Donald M. Rinker during his employment with Civil Air Transport (CAT) and Air America, Inc.
Earl Smith was a pilot, mechanic, and Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) investigator who flew the first transcontinental rail-air trip. The collection contains photographs of documents, pictures, and related materials. These photographs are from his scrapbook, where he collected content about his career in aviation and about his personal life.
Kenneth (Ken) C. Sonner started working for Wright Motor Company as mechanic and later worked for the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) as Aircraft Accident Investigator, Power plant Specialist, and Air Safety Specialist.
This collection contains air mail brochures and four issues of Natural History.
Burrell Tibbs is well known for his contributions to the early aviation period in the United States. Having been an apprentice to Benoist and working with Lester Miller on building an airplane, Tibbs was also a barnstormer and a pilot instructor in Oklahoma before and during World War II. He worked at the Boeing plant in Wichita, Kansas and celebrated the 50th anniversary of powered flight by flying a World War I Jenny from Bloomington, Illinois to Grand Prairie, Texas in seven days.