Curtiss Flying Service Ticket
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.2021.0033
Creators:
Curtiss Flying Service, Inc.
Dates:
1929
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.01 Cubic feet
1 folder
Repository:
Curtiss Flying Service provided charter flights flown by pilots from the Curtiss Flying Schools, both of which were under the larger aegis of the Curtiss Exhibition Service. This collection consists of one stub of a ticket issued to Carl W. Chase for a flight with Curtiss Flying Service.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of one stub of a ticket issued to Carl W. Chase for a flight with Curtiss Flying Service. The ticket, which measures approximately 4 by 3 inches, is dated June 9, 1929 and is numbered 1188. The ticket features a stylized image of an airplane flying among clouds above the Curtiss logo and a facsimile signature of Charles S. "Casey" Jones. The text on the ticket reads, in part, "This certifies that Carl W. Chase has had an airplane ride with 'the oldest flying organization in the world'." On the reverse of the ticket are several original signatures and initials presumed to be crew members and/or other passengers.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Collection is in original order.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Curtiss Flying Service provided charter flights flown by pilots from the Curtiss Flying Schools, both of which were under the larger aegis of the Curtiss Exhibition Service. Charles S. "Casey" Jones was a manager of Curtiss Exhibition Service who organized and later managed Curtiss Flying Service which eventually encompassed more than thirty airports around the United States.
Carl W. Chase, of Gary, Indiana, was an engineer for United States Steel Corporation who worked in the American Bridge Division.

Administration
Author
Jessamyn Lloyd
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Karen Snepp, Gift, 2021, NASM.2021.0033.
Processing Information
Arranged, described, and encoded by Jessamyn Lloyd, 2021.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
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.
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access
Preferred Citation
Curtiss Flying Service Ticket, NASM.2021.0033, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
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Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Chantilly, VA 20151
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