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Continental Airlines

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1934-2012

Historical Note

Continental Airlines was a major United States carrier from 1934 to 2012 when it merged into United Airlines.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

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.

Ken Schultz Commercial Airlines Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1991-06-03-B
Contents of the Collection The Ken Schultz Commercial Airlines Collection consists of printed ephemera from Eastern Air Lines, Horizon Air, United Airlines, Pan Am, Era Aviation, and Heli L.A. Items are dated circa 1980s and include system timetables, decals, stationery, brochures, postcards, tickets, and city timetables for Anchorage, Kansas City, and Seattle/Tacoma. Also present is an employee handbook from Continental Airlines, dated 1988.

Ken Schultz Commercial Airlines Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1992-08-07
Contents of the Collection This small collection is comprised of assorted ephemera related to various commercial airlines, including photographs, postcards, decals, bumper stickers, and maps. The bulk of the collection is more than fifty photographs, primarily of Frontier Airlines aircraft in service between 1950-1990. Featured aircraft include the DC-3, DC-9, MD-80, B-727, B-737, DHC-6, CV-340, CV-580, and CV-600. Many of the photographs are Frontier Airlines official photographs, some of which were taken at...

Steve A. Stimpson Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: 1986-03-25
Abstract Steve A. Stimpson was a manager for Boeing Air Transport in the 1920s-1930s. The collection contains one hundred and fifty-two (152) black-and-white photographs in an unbound photograph album documenting early United Airlines history.

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