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Braniff Airways

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1926-1982

Historical Note

Braniff Air Lines, Inc. was founded in 1926. In 1930 it became Braniff Airways, Inc. and in 1946 it changed again to Braniff International Airways. In May 1982, the company ceased air operations, although Braniff International continues in the hospitaliaty industry.

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Bea Chun Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2024-01-01
Contents of the Collection The Bea Chun Flight Attendant Collection is comprised of textual materials collected by Chun during her tenure as a flight attendant for American Airlines and Braniff Airlines, spanning from 1980-2006. The bulk of the material is from American Airlines, 1996-2006, including a 25th anniversary pin and brochure, assorted policy booklets, such as "Uniforms and Appearance Standards," Polar Flight Operations," and "You are Alert and Alive;" printed ephemera, including crew rest seat...

Commercial Airlines Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-00-00-23
Abstract The Commercial Airlines Collection is an artificial collection comprised of textual, visual, and audiovisual materials of commercial airlines from around the world, 1910s-2020s.

Robert Dempster Airline Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-03-28
Contents of the Collection The Robert Dempster Airline ephemera is a small collection comprised of assorted airline schedules/timetables and safety cards ranging from the 1950s through the 1980s. The collection also contains a poster for a parade for Astronaut Dick Gordon through Seattle, Washington in 1966.

Edward Doelker Northwest Airlines Collection

 Collection — Box: One
Identifier: 2023-09-19
Contents of the Collection The Edward Doelker Northwest Airlines Collection is comprised of textual materials collected by Edward Doelker during his career in equipment services for Northwest Airlines (NWA), 1961-1997. The bulk of the collection is personnel records, including work-related correspondence, performance appraisals and certificates of commendation, grievance claims and appeals, and Northwest Airline company policies. There is also a small amount of NWA ephemera, including luggage tags, a notepad, and a...

James Sterling Braniff Interior Photograph Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 1994-07-27
Contents of the Collection The James Sterling Braniff Interior Photograph Collection is a small collection comprised of seven (7) color photographs depicting Braniff bulkhead panels for a Boeing 747, circa 1970s. All of the photographs are 8x10" and include a handwritten identification number on the reverse. The photographer is unknown. The collection also includes the envelope the photographs were housed in and includes some handwritten notes on the back: "Braniff 747 Decorative Wall Panel - ASSY 65B65755-12...

Gary Teeter Braniff Airways Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-11-30
Contents of the Collection The Gary Teeter Braniff Airways Collection is a small collection that primarily contains textual materials collected and used by Second Officer (Flight Engineer) Gary Teeter during his 1979-1980 employment with Braniff Airways. The bulk of the collection is employee records, including crew logs, an employee handbook, crew time and pay sheets and insurance booklets. There are also instrumentation training diagrams that depict "overhead panel," "pilots' instrument panel - left, right, center,"...

Lindell and Dianne Vinson Commercial Airline Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-09-20
Abstract Lindell Ray Vinson (1938-2005) was a United States Naval aviator and a commercial airline pilot. Dianne (Shannon) Vinson (1940-2006) worked for Braniff Airways, likely as a flight attendant. The collection primarily contains textual materials, six (6) photographs, and one (1) videocassette related to the specific airlines that the Vinsons worked for over their careers, including US Airways, Piedmont Airlines, and Braniff Airways. The bulk of the material is from 1984-1998, though...

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