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Airships

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Clara Adams Addition Papers

 Collection
Identifier: H001-07
Abstract Clara Adam’s main claim to fame is that she holds many firsts for women in aviation, not as a pilot, but as a paying passenger. Her first flight came in March 1914 at Lake Eustis, Florida where she went up in a Thomas Flying Boat piloted by Walter E. Johnson. This flight sparked an interest in aviation that lasted the rest of her life. Clara was introduced to Lighter-Than-Air transportation through a letter of introduction by General Paul von Hindenburg to Dr. Hugo Eckener. She was given a...
Dates: 1913 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1936 - 1939

Ronald Day Collection

 Collection — Object 1
Identifier: L053-98
Abstract

Ronald Day was an avid collector of objects dealing with aerostats and in particular with airships, such as Zeppelins.

Dates: 1911 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1938

Richard P. Duiven Papers

 Collection
Identifier: F016-10
Abstract

Richard Duiven was a well-known scholar of World War I aviation, writing several books and articles on the German Air Service in World War I, as well as serving as editor/author of the "Mentioned in Dispatches" column for the journal Over the Front.

Dates: 1914 - 2010; Majority of material found within 1972 - 2005

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

C. V. Glines, Jr. Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: H030-07
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1873 - 2014; Majority of material found within 1945 - 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

Al Harting Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H001-82
Abstract

Al Harting was a reporter with the Dallas Dispatch newspaper and D Magazine. He covered local crime, business, politics, and aviation for the North Texas region.

Dates: 1927 - 1984; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1983

John Ledford Collection

 Collection
Identifier: L112-86
Abstract

This collection contains materials related to airship training, construction, maintenance and photographs. Other materials include information on lifting gases, ballooning, as well as John Ledford's correspondence, flight log book, photographs, and personal history.

Dates: 1927 - 1972; Majority of material found within 1939 - 1945

DeLong Mills Papers

 Collection
Identifier: H044-85
Abstract

The collection contains photographs, personal correspondence, certificates, books, log books, memorabilia, and ephemera.

Dates: 1914 - 1971; Majority of material found within 1939 - 1947

David W. Ostrowski Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H052-08
Abstract

David W. Ostrowski has a life-long interest in airplanes and aviation history. He took pictures and collected photos from other photographers of U.S. and non-U.S manufactured military and civilian aircraft from World War I up to the jet age.

Dates: 1918 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1945

Ed Rice Papers

 Collection
Identifier: H006-80
Abstract From a young age, Ed Rice was involved in aviation either by learning how to fly, studying Aero Engineering, working as a barnstormer, a mechanic, or a Sales and Program Manager for Aerojet-General Corporation and DeVore Aviation Corporation. His interest in aviation history lead him to work in his retirement as a curator for the History of Aviation Collection (HAC) at Special Collections and Archives Division, Eugene McDermott Library, The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD). He also was...
Dates: 1798 - 1993; Majority of material found within 1928 - 1992

Douglas H. Robinson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: L009-98
Abstract

This collection contains materials related to lighter-than-air, that were created or collected by Douglas H. Robinson, MD.

Dates: 1903 - 1993; Majority of material found within 1915 - 1975

Vice Admiral Charles E. Rosendahl Collection

 Collection
Identifier: L002-77
Abstract Charles Emery Rosendahl was born in Chicago, Illinois on May 15, 1892. After graduating from the United States Naval Academy in 1914, he served on surface ships before requesting rigid airship duty. Rosendahl flew most of the major rigid airships of the United States including the USS Shenandoah (whose break-up in a storm he survived), the USS Los Angeles, and the USS Akron. He also traveled on the German rigid...
Dates: 1861 - 1979; Majority of material found within 1923 - 1965

Charles R. Tennstedt Collection

 Class
Identifier: H027-83
Abstract

Charles Russell Tennstedt was a barnstormer and airline pilot working for Eastern Air Lines. He flew numerous airplanes and jet transport planes throughout his career.

Dates: 1914 - 1966; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1937

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

Joseph A. Weisberg Papers

 Collection
Identifier: H038-94
Abstract From his early life on, Joseph A. Weisberg was interested in journalism and especially in photo journalism with the focus on aviation topics, which also sparked his interest in flying. During World War II, Weisberg trained on and served as a crew member on Consolidated B-24 Liberators. After the war, he settled in Fort Worth, Texas to assume a position at an advertising agency. Shortly thereafter, he established his own marketing company before deciding in 1973 to go back to his initial...
Dates: 1892 - 2001; Majority of material found within 1973 - 1980

George H. Williams, Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: F006-64
Abstract George H. Williams, Jr. had a deep interest in researching and collecting information about World War I aviation. He was involved with both the League of World War I Aviation Historians, and its journal, Over the Front, as well as Cross and Cockade and several other aviation societies.For many years, Williams worked with the History of Aviation Collection (HAC) at The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD). He also taught a World War...
Dates: 1903 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1914 - 1981

William A. Winston Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H047-82
Abstract

Collection contains photographs of early Pan Am aircraft, passengers, stations, and other related subjects, from early 1920's to 1940's, books, microfilm, books, flight logs, clippings, and a leather helmet.

Dates: 1920 - 1940

Al Zakrzewski Collection

 Collection
Identifier: F002-12
Abstract Al Zakrzewski was a World War I aficionado mainly collecting the famous Sanke Cards published by Willi Sanke. Next to his extensive postcard collection, he also was interested in rare aviation medals, ribbons, and decorations. In addition to collecting World War I materials, he was an active member of various World War I associations, and an editor for the Over the Front magazine. He was a recipient of the Thornton D. Hooper Award for Excellence for two of his...
Dates: 1899 - 2001; Majority of material found within 1915 - 1919