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William Frederick Barns Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-04-13
Abstract William Frederick "Bill" Barns (1920-1995) joined the United States Air Force in 1942 and flew in the European Theater during World War II. After the war, Barns served in the USAF in several capacities until his retirement in 1966 when he went to work in the private sector, including for Garrett Corporation. The collection contains a broad array of textual materials as well as photographs and digital images related to his military and professional careers.

David O. Hill Seaboard World Airlines Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-12-20
Abstract David O. Hill (1939-) was a pilot for Seaboard World Airlines (SWA). Hill was also SWA's archivist and historian. The collection relates to the company history, personnel, and operations of Seaboard World Airlines (SWA), from its establishment in 1946 to 1980 when it merged with Flying Tigers Line and is comprised primarily of textual materials, the bulk of which are scrapbooks; but also includes photographic materials, including prints, slides, and negatives; and a single DVD.

Henry S. McMurray Logbooks and Military Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2011-07-28
Contents of the Collection The Henry S. McMurray Logbooks and Military Records contains logbooks, military records, and an autobiographical DVD that document the career of pilot Henry S. McMurray from 1937-2003. The materials cover McMurray's training as an Aviation Cadet, his service in Europe with the Eighth Air Force during World War II, and his careers as a commercial pilot with United Airlines and as a production test pilot with Boeing. The bulk of the collection is comprised of nine (9) logbooks,...

Joseph J. Sofet Air Force One Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2021-05-17-A
Content Description The Joseph J. Sofet Air Force One Collection is a small collection of materials collected by Col. Joseph J. Sofet, pilot for Air Force One aircraft, VC-137B SAM970 and VC-137C SAM26000. The collection includes clippings about Sofet and his career as a pilot for Air Force One and about SAM970; photocopies of images of Sofet and Air Force one aircraft; matchbook covers branded for Air Force One and the President of the United States; an undated color 8x10" photograph of SAM26000 signed by the...

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