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printed ephemera

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Printed works that are created to meet an array of immediate needs, usually transitory in nature not intended to be saved. Examples could be broadsides, posters, leaflets, pamphlets, programs, postcards, tradecards, labels, tickets, handbills, sale notices, and valentines.

Found in 154 Collections and/or Records:

W. Scott Handley South American Pan Air Collection

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 1986-02-17
Contents of the Collection This small collection is comprised of a folder advertising "PanAir Do Brasil, S. A." with information on passenger and airmail service in Brazil provided through the Pan American Airways System, dated April 1, 1939. The folder may have been provided to passengers on flights to or from Brazilian cities. Included with folder is a few sheets of PanAir stationery.

Harold E. Hartney Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2013-07-03
Abstract Harold E. Hartney (1888-1945) rose through the ranks of the Canadian Army to become the Commander of the U.S. Air Service's 27th Aero Squadron in France during World War I. Credited as an ace and recipient of numerous military awards, after the war Hartney went on to train military pilots, advise on air safety, and serve again in World War II. The collection contains photographs, correspondence, clippings, and paper ephemera relating to Hartney's World War and interwar careers, as well as some...

Carolyn B. Haugen Western Airlines Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 2009-04-05
Contents of the Collection The Carolyn B. Haugen Western Airlines (WA) Collection relates to Haugen's 1966-1985 career with Western Airlines. It is comprised of three (3) color snapshots depicting Haugen in her WA flighth attendant uniform; several WA envelopes (blank); a 1985 WA timetable; a newspaper clipping from an unidentified publication about the Boeing 707; a Pacific Horizon Service Free Cocktail invitations (3 copies); and an undated letter to flight attendants from Holiday Inn Management.

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...

Roy Herbert Royal Air Force World War II Collection

 Collection — Box Small Collections Oversize Materials 2000-2005, oversize: folder
Identifier: 2005-05-19
Contents of the Collection The Roy Herbert Royal Air Force (RAF) World War II Collection is comprised of materials relating to Herbert's RAF service as part of the 103rd Squadron during World War II. The materials were likely gathered by Herbert and include military identification and records, black-and-white portraits of Roy Herbert, clippings and photocopies related to the 103rd Squadron and its members, and a lithograph of a Lancaster B.I, which was utilized by the 103rd Squadron during the Battle of Britain.

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,...

Gordon Highfill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-04-17
Abstract Gordon Highfill served as a pilot for the United States Navy during World War II and in the Naval Reserves during the 1950s-1960s. The collection contains military records, a Naval Reservist newsletter, a Douglas C-47 Skytrain check list, and three (3) pilot log books from his service.

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.

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...

Frank L. Houston Collection

 Collection — Box One
Identifier: 2016-12-01
Contents of the Collection The collection is comprised of primarily textual materials with a small amount of photographs relating to the World War II and post-war flight career of pilot Frank "Sam" Houston, 1940-1980. The textual materials include a 1940 high school graduation diploma for Houston, eight (8) war ration booklets, circa 1942-1943; five (5) pilot log books, which span from Houston's learning to fly in 1942 through 1966, including some of his time as a pilot with Northwest Airlines. The log books include...

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