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Clarence A. Borley U.S. Naval Aviation Collection
Abstract Clarence A. Borley (1924-2019) was a U.S. Navy fighter pilot and ace. The collection documents Borley's 36-year military career as a pilot and fighter ace in the U.S. Navy and consists of textual, visual and audiovisual materials and primarily dates from 1942 to 1968, with some later dates and a small amount of personal materials.
Emile Chourré and Chourré Family Papers
Abstract The Emile Chourré and Chourré Family Papers is comprised of documents and scrapbooks, photographic prints and photograph albums, and assorted ephemera primarily pertaining to the life and military career of Lieutenant Commander Emile Chourré (1894-1938). Major topics include Chourré's military service, especially while stationed in Coco Solo, Panama; his service as a U.S. Naval announcer for the 1929-1931 and 1933-1934 National Air Races; and family (immediate and extended) photographs.
Thomas B. Davis Collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Content Description The Thomas B. Davis Collection documents Davis’s career with the U.S. Navy and Pacific Northern Airlines with textual and visual materials primarily from 1940s-1960s. A small amount of materials, including log books and photographs, document Davis’s service during World War II. The bulk of the collection relates to Davis’s career as a commercial airline pilot with Pacific Northern Airlines, including certificates, manuals, and training materials. Another man, Frank L....
Stanley J. Dec Papers
Abstract Stanley Joseph Dec (1920-) was born in Raymond, Washington. After attending flight school in Iowa, Dec joined the military and served as a pilot for the U.S. Navy during World War II. The collection contains documents, logs, and publications documenting the training and military career of World War II U. S. Navy Ensign Stanley J. Dec.
John Espy World War II Collection
Contents of the Collection The collection pertains to pilot John Espy, including World War II and post-war materials. It includes pilot log books, 1941-1955; a "short snorter" dated October 23, 1942, and other foreign currency; membership certificates, and American Airline employment records for Espy. Also included is a CAA airman identify card for Margaret Louise Rowe, whose name appears in one of Espy's pilot logs though the exact connection between the two is unknown. Additional materials include slides from a July...
E.L. Leak Collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Contents of the Collection The E.L. Leak Collection is a small collection comprised of photographs and certificates collected during E.L. Leak’s service in the United States Navy in World War II and as a career pilot. Ten black-and-white photographs feature a group photo of VF Squadron 1B; a carrier landing accident; the USS Lexington (CV-2) under way; squadrons of Curtiss F6C-2 and Boeing F3B aircraft on deck of unidentified carrier; a Boeing F2B squadron on deck of unidentified ship with other destroyers in background;...
Frank C. Leigh World War II Collection
Overview The collection contains items relating to Frank C. Leigh's time serving with the United States Navy as a signalman, specifically on the USS Chenango during World War II.
Elvin L. Lindsay World War II Collection
Abstract Elvin L. Lindsay (1920-1999) was born in Potlach, Idaho and served as a pilot in the U.S. Navy during World War II, earning Ace status in 1944. The collection contains four (4) log books, a scrapbook, a small amount of ephemera, and photographs documenting Lindsay's wartime career.
Iva and Homer Metz Space Collection
Overview The Iva and Homer Metz Space Collection documents the careers of both Iva and Homer in aviation and the space industry. It follows their time with the U.S. Navy, the Boeing Company, North American Aviation, and at Cape Canaveral during the Apollo and Skylab programs.
Desiree "Jerry" Clifford Michaud and Thelma Irene McGraw Papers
Abstract Jerry Michaud (1924-1982) Michaud served in the United States Navy during World War II as a Naval pilot in the Pacific Theater. Thelma McGraw (1920-1996) She worked as a stewardess with United Airlines (UAL). The collection contains textual materials, black-and-white photographs, and ephemera associated with their 1942-1952 naval and commercial airline careers, respectively.