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Mary Isabel Hill and John Lawler Costello collection on the USC College of Aeronautics

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 5372
Abstract A collection of yearbooks, photographs, student rosters, and other material collected and/or created by Mary Isabel Hill and John Lawler Costello during their time as students at the University of Southern California College of Aeronautics at Hancock Field in Santa Maria, California. Prior to their time at the College of Aeronautics, both Mary and John served in the United States military during World War II -- Mary in the United States Naval Reserve (Women's Reserve), better known as the...
Dates: 1947 - 1950

Arthur Ronnie collection of Los Angeles aviation photographs

Identifier: 7088
Abstract A collection of 264 early Los Angeles aviation photographs, including several of Amelia Earhart, Charles Lindbergh, and other pioneering pilots at the first National Air Races held in Los Angeles in September of 1928 at Mines Field (now the location of the Los Angeles International Airport). Arthur Ronnie--former Los Angeles Herald Examiner reporter and studio publicist--initially collected and identified the material in this collection. Also included are...
Dates: 1920 - 1972; Majority of material found within 1928 September 8 - 1928 September 16

Theodore F. Schreier photograph album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 7049

Photograph album created by Capt. Theodore F. Schreier. Photographs depict aviation training at the Hancock College of Aeronautics in Santa Maria, CA, day to day activities of the soldiers, and views of the training grounds.

Dates: circa 1940s

USC Library of Aeronautical History Arthur Beggs collection on aviation

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 0051

Aviation memorabilia, photographs, newspaper clippings; first day airmail covers (stamped envelopes). Arthur Beggs (USC graduate) was a pioneer of air transportation on West Coast. He was general sales manager for Western Air 1928-1935. In 1935 he became sales manager for American Airlines.

Dates: 1927 - 1970

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

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 0056

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.

Dates: 1918 - 1957

USC Library of Aeronautical History Earl G. Reed collection on aviation

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 0062

Photographs of aviators and airplanes, pre-1935.

Dates: pre-1935

USC Library of Aeronautical History George Antolchick collection on aviation

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 0054

Technical manuals; clippings; photographs of commercial air operations. George Antolchick was an airplane and engine mechanic.

Dates: 1920 - 1953

USC Library of Aeronautical History George H. Sabat collection on aviation

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 0058

Aviation books and photographs. George Sabat worked for US Air Mail Services and Heath Aircraft Corp. in Chicago.

Dates: 1914 - 1953

USC Library of Aeronautical History George T. Cussen collection on aviation

Identifier: 0053
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Cussen's personal scrapbook pages, books and photographs pertaining to the commercial aeronautic industry from the 1930s to the 1950s, and a collection of World War I & II war effort posters and maps.

Dates: circa 1918-1963

USC Library of Aeronautical History Julian Sykes collection on aviation

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 0057

Clippings and scrapbooks. Julian S(k)ykes was a World War aviator and employee of Air Mail service. Later he became Fenger High School Aviation Director.

Dates: 0000

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