United Airlines Boeing B727-100 Collection
This collection of documentation accompanied the donation of the actual aircraft to the National Air and Space Museum in 1992. Included here is memorabilia from the last flight of the B727-100 (such as receipts, records, and stationery), as well as compliance records, AMIS monthly histories, cabin maintenance forms, historical records, identification …
James H. "Jack" Knight Collection
This collection includes a pouch given to passengers on sleeper flights. It contained the instructions 'Just in Case' and the paper slippers. There is also a handwritten (and on hotel stationary) account of flying over the Allegheny Mountains. There are a number of interval publications issued for United pilots, correspondence …
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.
United Air Lines Flight Attendant Photographs [Marcelline Amelia Garvis]
This collection consists of one 8 x 10 inch humorously posed photograph of United Air Lines flight attendants Marcelline Amelia Garvis and Ruby Reykalin, as well as three additional photographs and two undated news clippings relating to Garvis.
John B. Walker Collection
This collection consists of materials from both John B. Walker's personal life and his association with the "Conquistadores del Cielo." Included are a photograph of Walker's office at United Airlines (featuring a large wall map of air routes), an eight page biographical sketch of John Byrnes Walker, a paperback booklet …
Alva R. DeGarmo Collection
1.04 Linear feet
The Alva R. DeGarmo Collection consists of DeGarmo's army records; logbooks; Boeing Air Transport/United Air Lines correspondence; material documenting his World War II activities; newspaper articles; photographs; and Western Air Lines anniversary items.
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.
National Air Transport Collection [Hutchinson]
This collection consists of a scrapbook, photographs, correspondence, interviews, and newspaper articles relating to National Air Transport (NAT).
Airline Menu Collection [Grosdidier de Matons]
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.
1960 New York Mid-Air Collision Air Traffic Control Testimony Collection
Wesche, William A., Jr.
1960 - 1961
This collection consists of material relating the 1960 New York Mid-Air Collision including FAA and CAB reports on the accident and material relating to the National Transportation Safety Board's formal hearing, including testimony by William A. Wesche, Jr.