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British Airways

 Organization

Historical Note

The airline was founded in 1974 and is the the second largest carrier of the United Kingdom.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

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.

Jim and Helen Jacobs Concorde Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2008-04-04
Contents of the Collection This small collection is comprised of color photographs, a postcard, and wine labels collected during the Concorde's first visit to Seattle and Boeing Field on November 15, 1984. The British Airways Concorde came to Seattle as part of a "Flight to Nowhere" promotional fundraiser for the Museum of Flight. Photographs feature event attendees on airport shuttle and the Concorde landing and taxiing at Boeing Field. Wine labels were collected from Beaujolais nouveau wine delivered by the flight.

Dan Schwartz Concorde Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2017-00-00-3
Content Description The Dan Schwartz Concorde Collection is a small collection consisting of a few pieces of printed ephemera related to British Airways' Concorde service from the 1980s.

The collection includes two menus from Seattle-New York-London flights which have and flight certificates on the back; a ticket holder; and a paper luggage tag.

Judy Evans Sowell United Airlines Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection — Box: One
Identifier: 2008-11-09
Contents of the Collection The Judy Evans Sowell United Airlines Flight Attendant Collection is comprised of textual materials collected by Sowell during her 1965-1993 career with United Airlines (UAL) as a flight attendant. The collection includes assorted UAL materials, including airline maps, decals, menus, employee documentation, such as pay stubs and recognition letters; instructional materials for stewardesses (1965); and a June 23, 1990 letter from UAL celebrating Sowell's 25th anniversary with the...

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