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Aeronautics

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

James P. Henry papers

 Collection — Box 1-22
Identifier: 0276
Abstract

James P. Henry long enjoyed an international reputation in aviation medical research. His work included high-altitude research in the late 1940s and the 1950s. He taught at the USC School of Medicine.

Dates: circa 1940s-1950s

USC Library of Aeronautical History Arthur Beggs collection on aviation

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 0051
Abstract

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
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.

Dates: 1918 - 1957

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...
Dates: 1928 - 1930

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

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 0062
Abstract

Photographs of aviators and airplanes, pre-1935.

Dates: pre-1935

USC Library of Aeronautical History Edward J. McDermott collection on aviation

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 0063
Abstract

Extensive collection of air cargo labels, mounted in albums and loose.

Dates: 0000

USC Library of Aeronautical History George Antolchick collection on aviation

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 0054
Abstract

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
Abstract

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 Gilbert L. Givven collection on aviation

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 0061
Abstract Gilbert Givvin was the secretary of Harris Hanshue, President of Western Air Express (TWA Inc.). This collection contains material pertaining to the investigation of Air Mail and Ocean Mail Contracts, by a Special Committee of the US Senate (1934). MacCracken (attorney for a number of large airlines, Commerce Dept. Aeronautics Chief under Hoover Admininstration), Brittin, Hanshue and Givvin were held on charges of contempt in the Mail Inquiry, for the destruction of papers, files,...
Dates: circa 1934