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Airlines

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Airline Schedules Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H009-14
Abstract This artificial collection contains materials related to commercial aviation schedules in the United States as well as international carriers.
Dates: 1928 - 2001; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1999

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

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

Braniff International Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H017-78
Abstract The material in the Braniff International Collection illustrates the development of commercial aviation in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and the history of Braniff as a company. The collection documents the first twenty years when founder Thomas Elmer Braniff achieved extraordinary business success, based on high quality service to customers and a warm, paternal relationship with employees. It also contains material pertaining to Braniff’s pioneering of many new routes to...
Dates: 1900 - 1982; Majority of material found within 1932 - 1980

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

Dragonair Records

 Collection
Identifier: H054-06
Abstract Hong Kong Dragon Airlines Incorporated (Dragonair) is a regional air carrier flying to destinations in Asia. Dragonair began in 1985 by incorporating as Hong Kong Dragon Airlines. Dragonair was granted an Air Operators Certificate and completed its first commercial flight on July 26, 1985. Through the course of the next twenty years, Dragonair continued to expand and added more routes throughout Southeast Asia. However, in the mid-2000s, the airline decided not to pursue further routes and to...
Dates: 1985 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1985 - 1994

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

Ben Guttery Collection on African Airlines

 Collection
Identifier: H059-94
Abstract Ben Guttery is a Senior Manager at the Federal Aviation Agency in Fort Worth, Texas.
Dates: Undated

Marie C. Hadley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H044-84
Abstract Marie C. Hadley was the first woman in the airline industry to have a successful career by rising up to a manager position in the sales department of American Airlines. The collection contains a scrapbook, ephemera, and memorabilia.
Dates: 1929 - 1984; Majority of material found within 1929 - 1969

Robin Higham Papers

 Collection
Identifier: H056-01
Abstract Robin David Steward Higham, a Harvard graduate, was a pilot during World War II and an instructor at the University of Massachusetts from 1954-1957, an Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina from 1957-1963, and a Professor of History at Kansas State University beginning in 1963. His career at Kansas State University spanned from 1963-1999. He wrote numerous books and articles focusing on aviation, military, and geo-political subjects.
Dates: 1915 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1995

Jack B. Jaynes Papers

 Collection
Identifier: H003-68
Abstract Jack B. Jaynes started flying by the end of the First World War and continued as a barnstormer in the 1920s. During World War II, he served as an Operations Officer for the European Division of the Air Transport Command (ATC). In his private career, Jack Jaynes was a Deputy Regional Administrator for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and its predecessors the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) and the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB). His main duties were inspecting airlines such as...
Dates: 1906 - 1985; Majority of material found within 1918 - 1960

Keith Kahle Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H048-05
Abstract Keith Khale (1909-1997) was an airline owner and aviation figure who founded and headed Central Airlines from 1949 until 1963 when he was fired. Khale was also active in politics for the Democratic Party in Oklahoma and Texas, campaigning and fundraising for United States Representative Jim Wright.
Dates: 1918 - 1992; Majority of material found within 1932 - 1982

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

M. Lamar Muse Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H013-15
Abstract Marion Lamar Muse was born June 4, 1920 in Houston, Texas. After an early career as an accountant and service with the Army Corps of Engineers in World War II, Muse entered the aviation industry by taking an executive job with Trans-Texas Airways (TTA). He followed this up by working for a succession of airlines including American Airlines, Southern Airlines, and Central Airlines (where he oversaw a merger with Frontier Airlines), eventually becoming President and CEO of Universal...
Dates: 1971 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1971 - 1987

William A. Ong Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H041-83
Abstract The collection contains books, trophies, documents, magazines, memorabilia, business records, ephemera and photographs.
Dates: 1931 - 1970

Tony Page Papers

 Collection
Identifier: H011-81
Abstract Tony Page, whose given name was Ellen Antoinette Mills, began her writing career in 1940. Her interest in aviation let her to the decision to pursue a career as an aviation journalist. Hagmann started working for Flight Magazine, owned by George Haddaway in Dallas, Texas using the male name Tony Page. Page acquired the Cross Country News magazine located at Meacham Field in Fort Worth, Texas. She was the publisher and editor for this magazine...
Dates: 1906 - 1985; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1980

Barbara L. Potter Collection on Braniff Airways

 Collection
Identifier: H039-94
Abstract This collection contains Braniff aircraft memorabilia, photographs, correspondence, brochures, clippings, annual reports, and ephemera.
Dates: 1965 - 1981; Majority of material found within 1977 - 1981

Welman A. Shrader Papers

 Collection
Identifier: H030-84
Abstract Welman A. Shrader was both an aviation journalist, an aviation photographer, and a pilot. He was the Director of Publications for the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences, the predecessor of The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, (AIAA). Shrader wrote several books and/or provided images from his private collection.
Dates: 1903 - 1981; Majority of material found within 1953 - 1979

Earl L. Smith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H002-71
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1912 - 1970; Majority of material found within 1929 - 1964

Thomas H. Sullivan Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA137-86
Abstract Thomas H. Sullivan was the Manager of Flight Operations at Vientiane, Laos for Air America from September 1, 1968 through June 20, 1974, when he left the company. The collection contains location indicator, forms documents, books, clippings, manuals and radio units.
Dates: 1971 - 1973

Burrell Tibbs Papers

 Collection
Identifier: H001-66
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1860 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1909 - 1965