Rita Gloyd (American Airlines Inc. Stewardess) Collection
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 Scrapbook
This scrapbook documents the introduction of American Airlines' Boston to London commercial service in October 1945.
Velma Maul Tanzer Scrapbook
This collection consists of Velma Maul Tanzer's scrapbook which documents her career as flight attendant with American Airlines, 1933-1936.
American and Canadian Airlines Memorabilia
This donation consists of memorabilia, mostly from 1943, from the following American and Canadian airlines: American Airlines; Canadian Pacific Airlines; Northwest Airlines; Pennsylvania Central Airlines; Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA); TWA; United Air Lines; and Western Air Lines.
Myron "Dan" Beard Collection
This collection consists of approximately 15 linear feet of material relating to the aviation career of Dan Beard. This material includes the following types of archival material: correspondence, corporate reports, publications, equipment manuals, notebooks, booklets, and photographs. Besides the technical engineering material, there are also reports on airport planning, bomb detection …
Airline Brochures and Route Maps
This collection consists of 49 brochures and route maps produced by the following airlines: Air France; Air Madagascar; Aloha Airlines; American Airlines; Ansett-ANA; British European Airlines (BEA); Delta Air Lines: Hawaiian Airlines; Inter-Island Airways; Japan Air Lines; Northwest Airlines; Northwest Orient Airlines; Quantas; Pan American Airlines (Pan Am); Scandinavian Airlines System …
Lester D. Seymour Collection
Major Lester D. Seymour (1892-1976) was involved in both the military and commercial sides of aviation. After service in World War I, Seymour served as Chief Engineer of National Air Transport, and later become NAT's Vice President and General Manager. From 1933-1934 Seymour was appointed President of American Airlines. The collection includes airline newsletters, annual reports, photographs, and manuals.
Mid-Century Airliners Photography
Photography in this collection was collected by Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum (NASM) Air Transport Curator R. E. G. (Ron) Davies from a variety of unidentified sources, presumably for integration into his airline reference files. It includes a mixture of black and white and color formats from 35 mm roll film to 4.75 x 6 inch sheet film. Aircraft pictured are predominantly airliners in use in the post-World War II period, circa 1947-1965, and include views of British, European, and American airliners at airports in the United Kingdom, and passenger and cargo aircraft belonging to various Central and South American airlines photographed at Miami International Airport (Florida, USA).
Victor Vernon Scrapbooks
Victor Vernon was an aviation pioneer, flight instructor, U. S. Navy aviator, and airline executive. This collection consists of three scrapbooks that chronicle Vernon's aviation career.
Harold W. "Toffy" Tofflemire Eastern Air Lines Material
This collection consists of material relating to Harold W. "Toffy" Tofflemire's tenure at Eastern Air Lines, including the following: correspondence (letters, interoffice memoranda, and a telegram between Tofflemire and Edward Vernon "Eddie" Rickenbacker, president and chairman of Eastern Air Lines; Eastern Air Lines postcards; published material; and photographs.
This collection is in English.