Rita Gloyd (American Airlines Inc. Stewardess) Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.2001.0001
Creators:
Gloyd, Rita
Dates:
1941
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.15 Cubic Feet
(3 folders)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of memorabilia documenting Ms. Gloyd's training and career as an American Airlines, Inc., stewardess. The following types of material are included: passenger manifests; daily flight reports; flight plans; food service reports; coupons/tickets; timetable schedules; general brochures and reports from American Airlines; American Airlines poster; memorandums from American Airlines to their stewardesses; and Ms. Gloyd's homework, including notes and papers, completed during her training at the American Airlines' Stewardess Training School. This collection also includes an official program for the commissioning ceremonies of the U.S. Naval Air Station at Floyd Bennett Field in 1941.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Rita Gloyd was a stewardess for American Airlines, Inc. during 1941.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Rita Gloyd, gift, 2000, 2001-0001, NASM

General
General
NASMrev

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access
Conditions Governing Use
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Aeronautics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautics, Commercial -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Flight attendants Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Ephemera Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gloyd, Rita Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Airlines Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Airlines' Stewardess Training School Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Chantilly, VA 20151
NASMRefDesk@si.edu
http://airandspace.si.edu/research/resources/archives/