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Pacific Alaska Airways

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1927-1941

Historical Note

Pacific Alaska Airways was a subsidiary of Pan American World Airways (PAA) that flew air mail and passenger service in Alaska. Established as ACA Aviation Corporation of the Americas, it was renamed Pacific Alaska Airways in 1932. In 1941 it was absorbed into its parent company and ceased operations.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

John and Alan Blum Northwest Aviation Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-09-04
Abstract The John and Alan Blum Northwest Aviation Collection consists of visual and textual materials related to the lives and careers of John and Alan Blum. John founded the Northwest Air Service Company and Alan served as President after his brother died in a plane crash in 1931.

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.

Murray Stuart and Noel Rae Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-02-23
Abstract Native Washingtonians Murray Stuart (1909-1960), and Noel Rae (b. 1909), married in 1929 and were both pilots. The collection contains clippings, photographs, correspondence, business records, and certificates relating to both their flight careers and personal lives.

Pan American Airways Postcards and Pacific Alaska Airways Photograph

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 1989-05-23
Contents of the Collection This small collection is comprised of three postcards for Pan American Airways and a photograph related to Pacific Alaska Airways. Of the postcards, two feature a Pan American Airways DC-6 with a text description on the reverse promoting the addition of "Super-6 Clippers" to the fleet, and the third depicts the "Sleeperette" lounge chair available on "President" flights. They are dated circa 1950s. The photograph depicts Pacific Alaska Airways personnel in front of a Lockheed 10 Electra, circa...

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