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USC Library of Aeronautical History Charles Hannah collection on aviation

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 0059

Abstract

Correspondence, documents of Western Air Express; Hannah was a passenger agent at the San Francisco office of Western Air Express. WAE, later Western Airlines, was chosen in 1928 for a "model passenger" project founded by the Guggenheim Foundation to establish a passenger service line between Los Angeles and San Francisco. The collection is made up of the internal papers (tapes, and interoffice memos and dispatches) of San Francisco passenger office. The collection also contains a framed relief map of California with lines drawn to show circuits of the Guggenheim United States Weather Bureau (USWB) system for weather collection -- dated 1928-1929.

Dates

  • 1928 - 1930

Conditions Governing Access

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

Extent

1 Linear Feet (1 box and one framed map)

Language of Materials

English

Processing Information

The collection is unprocessed.

Status
Unprocessed
Date
2010
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • 2021 June: Finding aid updated by Bo Doub: documented a framed relief map (unboxed) of California, found in Grand Archives following collections storage move.

Repository Details

Part of the USC Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles California 90089-0189 United States