Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: Any forms of addressed and written communication sent and received, including letters, postcards, memorandums, notes, telegrams, or cables.
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Contents of the Collection The Arthur Wayne Byron Airline Pilot Collection is comprised of primarily textual materials with some photographs that document Byron's commercial pilot career with Western Airlines and Delta Airlines. Materials date from mid-1940s through the 1980s.Textual materials include pilot logs dating from 1955-1987; organizational records for Western Airlines, including documents related to the merger of Western Airlines and Pacific Northern Airlines in 1967, as well as the merger of...
Abstract The William Hough “Bill” Cook, Jr. Papers are comprised of documents, photographs, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia pertaining to the life and work of Bill Cook, Jr. A significant portion of this collection is made up of correspondence, both personal and professional. Major topics include the Boeing high speed wind tunnel, the B-29, B-47, and B-17 bombers, the development of the YC-14 short takeoff and landing (STOL) aircraft, and research on supersonic transport.
Collection — Box One
Contents of the Collection The collection is comprised of materials, including scrapbook pages and loose photographs as well as two clippings, related to Marilyn (Chittick) Deel and her time as a flight attendant and purser for Pan American World Airways (Pan Am), 1959-1961. The bulk of the collection are the scrapbook pages. The pages are black paper and primarily hold photographs using photo corners, tape, and/or glue. It also holds a few pieces of ephemera in the form of correspondence and clippings. Pages...
Collection — Box One
Contents of the Collection The Muriel McAllister Dunn Pan American Airways Flight Attendant Collection is a small collection comprised of textual materials relating to Dunn's 1953-1957 flight attendant career with Pan American World Airways (Pan Am). The materials were collected by Dunn during her employment and include correspondence discussing stewardess requirements; employee training materials, including a manual that includes sections on meal service, DC-6 and DC-7 aircraft information, meteorology, and...
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...
Abstract: The Tandy C. Hennings Collection of E. Scott Osler Materials are comprised of photographs, newspaper clippings, and correspondence collected by Hennings concerning commercial pilot, flight engineer, and test pilot E. Scott Osler. Also included is the biography of Osler that Hennings wrote using these materials.
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.
Collection — Folder 1
Contents of the Collection The collection consists of correspondence from Edmund Abbott to Aggie and John Diebold in 1984 that includes two black-and-white 7x9" photographs of Pan American's amphibious Clipper aircraft, taken in Florida, 1937. One photograph features a Pan Am Airways Sikorsky S-42 on a runway. The other photograph features a Pan Am Airways Sikorsky S-40 docked with passengers boarding.
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...