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Alex R. Polson Northwest Orient Airlines Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 1989-07-06-A
The Alex R. Polson Northwest Orient Airlines Collection is a small collection comprised of a souvenir Flight Kit, maps, postcards, and brochures from Northwest Airlines and Northwest Orient Airlines, collected between 1948-1956. Included are timetables and fares for various routes, predominantly for service to Alaska, Hawaii, Japan, and China. Materials feature several aircraft that began commercial service in the late 1940s, including the Boeing 377 Stratocruiser, Martin 202, and Douglas DC-6B.

Dates

  • 1948-1956

Language of Materials

All materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research. For more information contact us.

Conditions Governing Use

The Museum of Flight (TMOF) Archives is the owner of the physical materials in the archives and makes available reproductions for research, publication, and other uses. Written permission must be obtained from TMOF archives before any publication use. TMOF does not necessarily hold copyright to all of the materials in the collections. In some cases, permission for use may require seeking additional authorization from copyright owners. Consult repository for more details.

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet (One letter-size folder)

Separated Materials

The following serial has been separated from the archival component of this collection and is kept in the Library:
  • On Tour. December 1949. Vol. 11, No. 12.
Please contact the Librarian for more details.
Title
Guide to the Alex R. Polson Northwest Orient Airlines Collection
Status
Completed - Level 1
Author
L. Rola
Date
2019
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English
Edition statement
1st edition

Repository Details

Part of the The Museum of Flight Archives Repository

Contact:
9404 East Marginal Way South
Seattle Washington 98108-4097
206-764-7874


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