USC Library of Aeronautical History C. S. James collection on aviation Edit

Summary

Identifier
0056

Dates

  • 1918 – 1957 (Creation)

Extents

  • 1 Linear Feet (Whole)
    1 box

Subjects

Notes

  • Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder# or item name], USC Library of Aeronautical History C. S. James collection on aviation, Collection no. 0056, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

  • Conditions Governing Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for access.

  • Abstract

    Photographs, correspondence, ephemera pertaining to the history of Western Air Lines (Western Air Express). Charles N. James (a.k.a. James James, Jimmy James) flew the first Air mail run with Fred Kelly from Salt Lake to LA in seven hours, in 1926. He was a pilot for Western Air Express and later Vice-President in charge of operations at Western Airlines (1938-1950). He then became Security Manager with Bendix West Coast Division.

Instances

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    Container 1 Type
    Box
    Container 1 Indicator
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