Query: British South American Airways
Edward McKnight Kauffer collection
Creators:
Kauffer, E. McKnight (Edward McKnight), 1890-1954
Dates:
1915-1954
Size:
3 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
SIL-CH.1997-134-1
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

This collection documents Kauffer's work as a theater designer, and graphic designer from 1915-1954.The collection includes allusions to correspondences between Kauffer in America to T.S. Eliot (1888-1965) in London, between 1930 and 1955. (There are no letters between the two men in the collection.) Although Kauffer and Eliot were to become friends after 24 July 1930, they were professionally related before that time. Kauffer illustrated the Ariel edition of Eliot's "Marina." Kauffer and Eliot met in London. In the collection are also posters of Kauffer's works, biographical pieces, and obituaries as well as photographs of the artist.

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Airline Postcards [Tylander]
Creators:
Tylander, Charles
Dates:
bulk 1970s-2000s
Size:
2.21 Cubic feet ((8 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2013.0043
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of approximately 6,479 postcards collected by Charles C. Tylander. The postcards represent many national and international airlines including Adria Airways (Germany/Slovenia); Aer Lingus (Ireland); Aeroflot (Russia); Aeromexico (Mexico); AeroPeru (Peru); Aero Trasporti Italiani (ATI) (Italy); Air Afrique (France); Air Algerie (Algeria); Air California (AirCal) (USA); Air Canada …

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British Airliners [Manchester Airport] Color Photography
Dates:
circa 1970 to 1981
Size:
0.01 Cubic feet (1 folder, 54 photographs)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1223
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 54 photographs made by an unknown photographer between approximately 1970 and 1981, predominantly in a small 3.5 x 3.5 inch color print "snapshot" format. Most of the images are of airliners and are believed to have been taken from an observation deck at Manchester (Ringway) Airport, England (UK). Most images are soft-focus and have suffered yellowing and serious magenta-shift color fading overall.

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Airline Timetable Collection [Goldberg]
Dates:
1959-2001
Size:
3.4 Cubic feet (Seven legal document cases.)
Collection ID:
NASM.2020.0035
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 405 timetables from 177 domestic and international airlines.

This collection is in English.

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Airline Menu Collection
Dates:
[ca. 1970s-1980s]
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1993.0056
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of menus from the following airlines: Air France, ANA, Braniff International, British Airways, British Caledonian, CAAC, Cathay Pacific, Concorde, Continental, Delta, Eastern, Finnair, Japan Air Lines, KLM, Lan Chile (visit of Pope), Lufthansa, Mexicana, Pan American, Philippine Airlines, Saudia, Swissair, TWA (visit of Pope), Varig, Virgin Atlantic …

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Airline Menu Collection [Grosdidier de Matons]
Creators:
Grosdidier de Matons, Jean
Dates:
Circa 1963-2006
Size:
2.84 Cubic feet (5 legal document cases, 1 slim box, 1 flat box)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0003
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of approximately 2.84 cubic feet of airline menus and other ephemera gathered by Jean Grosdidier de Matons, circa 1963 to 2006.

This collection includes material in multiple languages.

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Transportes Aereos Centro-Americanos (TACA) de Venezuela Photographs
Dates:
circa 1947
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (One folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2019.0011
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of eleven black and white snapshots of Transportes Aereos Centro-Americanos (TACA) de Venezuela.

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Basil Lee Rowe First Day Covers
Creators:
Rowe, Basil Lee
Dates:
1927-1957
bulk 1928-1931
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0487
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of first day air mail covers collected by pilot and philatelic enthusiast Basil Lee Rowe, predominantly during his career as an airline pilot for Pan American Airways (PAA) in the Caribbean area in the period 1927-1931. Collection includes covers carried by Charles A. Lindbergh in his Ryan NYP "Spirit of St. Louis" during his tour of the Caribbean in February 1928, and covers autographed by many of the early airline pilots who carried them, including Cy Caldwell, Edwin Musik, Caspar D. Swinson, Charles R. Parmelee, and Rowe himself.

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New York Airways Collection
Creators:
Wheatland, Richard, II, 1923-2009
Dates:
1929-1971
bulk 1952-1969
Size:
7.63 Cubic feet (7 records center boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1992.0052
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Collection consists of materials created by and collected by Richard Wheatland II during the period when he served as a Vice President of New York Airways (1953-1968), a helicopter airline operating in the New York City metropolitan area from 1952-1977.

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Mid-Century Airliners Photography
Dates:
1937-1987
bulk 1947-1965
Size:
0.2 Cubic feet (1 slim letter document box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1224
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

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).

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