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Michael Ehl Commercial Aviation Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2019-10-23
Contents of the Collection The Michael Ehl Commercial Aviation Collection consists of various documents related to commercial airlines. The collection includes a 1986 timetable for Aspen Airways; a circa 1970s BEA safety booklet; a 1992 Southwest Airlines timetable; a circa 1970s Olympic Airways flight packet; a 1992 Reno Air inaugural ticket; a 1990 Empire Airlines timetable and notepads advertising Coeur D'Alene, Idaho; an Emirates Airlines timetable from 2011-2012; JAL Seattle to Tokyo flight packets, 2012; business...

Don Gray Northwest Airlines Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 1995-04-27
Contents of the Collections The collection is comprised of a Northwest Airlines Souvenir Flight Packet containing tickets, timetables, brochures, route maps, decal, postcards, and assorted travel receipts. Packet was received during a Northwest Airlines flight between New York and Seattle in July, 1954. Most of the brochures and postcards feature a Boeing 377 Stratocruiser.

Doris Hanson Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2021-06-25-A
Content Description The Doris Hanson Flight Attendant Collection is a small collection consisting of materials related to Hanson's career as a flight attendant. She worked as a flight attendand for Western Airlines from 1956-1959 and in Communications for Pan Am in 1954, but other airlines are represented in the collection as well. Materials related Hanson's work with Western Airlines include: "The Californian Champagne Flights" menu used as postcard, 1957; a 1959 ticket; a business card/badge...

Esther (Hutchings) Hebrew Western Airlines Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2021-12-10
Contents of the Collection The Esther (Hutchings) Hebrew Western Airlines Flight Attendant Collection consists of textual and visual materials gathered by Hebrew during her career as a stewardess for Western Airlines (WAL) in the late 1940s and early 1950s. The materials illuminate the work and life of flight attendants in the mid-twentieth century. The collection is organized in two series: Western Airlines career-related materials and other airlines. There are several files of textual materials related to...

Charles Lindbergh Gala program

 Collection — Box: Assorted rare collections, Box 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2011-04-27
Contents of the Collection This small collection is comprised of a program for a gala honoring Charles A. Lindbergh held at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris, France, May 27, 1927. The program is in French but has a handwritten inscription from Lindbergh in English: "Cordial greetings to the Aviators of France. Charles A. Lindbergh." The program also includes a tipped-in photograph of Lindbergh. Additionally there are two tickets and a clipping about the event from an unidentified newspaper titled, "Soirs de Paris:...

Edward I. Sproull Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-03-07
Abstract The collection contains a World War I era scrapbook photograph album assembled by Edward I. Sproull (1897-1956) while in training at Ohio State University and subsequently serving as a pilot with the A.E.F. and the American Squadron of the French Military Air Force in France.

Alfred G. Thompson World War II Collection

 Collection — Box: One
Identifier: 2003-12-03
Contents of the Collection The collection contains textual materials related to the military service of Alfred G. Thompson, who served as a B-25 pilot during World War II. Materials include training documents and worksheets, military orders and ephemera, such as an enlisted men's pass and pay envelope, and aircraft arrival reports. Also included are pilot logs for Thompson as well as a Pilot Rating Book for Clare Rupert Irwin. The connection between Irwin and Thompson is unknown.

Virginia Wagner Commercial Airlines Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 1991-02-20
Contents of the Collection This small collection is comprised of brochures, boarding passes, promotions, and motion sickness bags collected from Northwest Airlines and United Airlines flights between 1969 and 1991.

Rich Webb Boeing Collection

 Collection — Folder: One
Identifier: 2020-03-03
Content Description The Rich Webb Boeing Collection is a small collection of items related to Boeing Company open houses in 1990-1991. There is one bumper sticker in the collection for a 1990 Renton plant open house. From a 1991 Renton plant open house celebrating 75 years of Boeing history, there are admission tickets for both 10 a.m - 1:30 p.m and 1:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. time slots as well as a set of ten trading cards featuring historic Boeing aircraft and products, such as the B&W floatplane, the B-29...

John Wegg Commercial Airlines Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-09-12
Overview John Wegg is best known as the founder and editor-in-chief of Airliners and Airways magazines, as well as contributor to other publications and author of 12 books on aviation history, airlines, and aircraft manufacturers. The John Wegg Commercial Airlines Collection consists of about 2.7 cubic feet of material such as printed ephemera, photographs, documents, and other materials pertaining to the Wegg's aviation journalism and...

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