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Sally (Harris) Hodgson Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2019-10-27
The Sally (Harris) Hodgson Flight Attendant Collection is a small collection documenting Hodgson's career as a flight attendant in the mid-twentieth century in the United Kingdom. Materials include her log book from 1957-1960 with flights primarily in Europe; five black-and-white photographs of various sizes of Hodgson in her uniforms from Air Kruise, Silver City Airways, and British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC); undated clippings with pictures of her and colleagues; a letter recognizing her resignation from Silver City Airways in 1959; some memorandums from BOAC from 1959-1960 relaying positive comments from passengers; and an undated card depicting an Silver City Airways Bristol 170 Mk 32 aircraft.


  • 1957-1964


Language of Materials

All materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research and is accessible in the Dahlberg Research Center by appointment. 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.


.1 Cubic Feet (1 letter-sized expandable folder)

Biographical Note: Sally Hodgson

Sally Harris Hodgson was a flight attendant in the mid twentieth century. She was born on October 13, 1936 in Colchester Essex, U.K. She worked as an air hostess/flight attendant for Air Kruise, Silver City Airways, and BOAC from approximately 1957-early 1960s. She is also a former actress, having worked in theater, T.V. and radio.

Separated Materials

An ashtray, bowl, three knives, and three forks all from BOAC were transferred to the Small Objects Collection.
Guide to the Sally (Harris) Hodgson Flight Attendant Collection
Completed - Level 2
N. Davis
Description rules
Language of description
Edition statement
1st edition

Repository Details

Part of the The Museum of Flight Archives Repository

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Seattle Washington 98108-4097

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