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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.

Earl J. Heroux Pan American Airlines Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2023-10-19-A
Contents of the Collection The Earl J. Heroux Pan American Airlines Collection contains visual and textual materials collected by Earl J. Heroux on a trip via Pan Am Clipper to Alaska. Although the materials were collected in 1940, other dates appear, including photographs dated 1927 and 1935. The collection primarily includes 24 black-and-white photographs and 10 photographic postcards. Photographs depict aircraft; including in flight, in harbor, and on the ground. Additional images show aerial views,...

Sybille Holder Pan American Airways Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2008-11-14
Contents of the Collection The Sybille Holder Pan American Airways Flight Attendant Collection is comprised of textual materials that relate to Pan American World Airways (PAA) flight attendants, 1964-1991. The material was likely collected by Holder during her time as a flight attendant, although only one piece is noted as previously belonging to Holder. The collection contains a Pan Am "Employee Circles" binder, which holds meeting minutes and employee documentation. The materials have been removed from the...

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...

Alan Lonsdale Patterson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2021-08-03-A
Overview Alan Lonsdale Patterson worked extensively in the field of aviation from the 1920s to the 1980s. Throughout his career he worked as a barnstormer, pilot and established multiple companies that facilitated the sale of aircraft and aeronautical equipment, predominately between companies based in the United States and China. The collection represents both his professional and personal life through correspondence, photographs, business records, clippings and audiovisual materials, as well as...

Richard Peterson Pan American World Airways Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 1984-10-11-B
Contents of the Collection This small collection contains a Pan American Airways flight packet souvenir given to passengers traveling to the South Pacific, circa 1956. Contents of packet include a drink menu, brochures with information for traveling in Manila, Guam, Wake Island, and Hong Kong, as well as postcards of fishermen in Guam and aerial views of Wake Island.

Denise Babcock Schmidt Pan American Airways Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection — Box: One
Identifier: 2008-10-28
Contents of the Collection The Denise Babcock Schmidt Pan American Airways Flight Attendant Collection is comprised primarily of textual materials and some photographs documenting Schmidt's time as a Pan Am flight attendant from 1973-1985, with some materials dating in the 2000s. The collection contains two Pan Am Stewardess School diplomas with color photographic 8x10" class portraits and accompanying certificate holder, 1973 and 1977. In addition, there are twelve color 3x5" photographs which are...

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...

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