36th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron Records, 1974-1993 (K0818)
The Squadron was based at Richards-Gebaur Air Force Base in Missouri providing specialized medical attendants and equipment for in-flight care of patients. Includes annual reports and unit histories, photographs, training manuals, and magazines and publications for Air Force personnel.
Aeronautical History Society of St. Louis Newsletters, 1972-1974 (S0244)
0.01 cubic foot, 1 folder
A nonprofit organization founded to encourage the study of aeronautical history, expand aeronautical information, and bring together airplane enthusiasts.
Howard F. Baer Papers, 1960-1985 (S0038)
4 cubic feet
The Howard F. Baer Papers contain correspondence, photographs, and newspaper clippings documenting his activities as a St. Louis Zoological Sub District Commission member from 1979 to 1984 and his time as a Trustee of the Missouri Botanical Garden from 1937 to 1985. Also included in the collection is Baer's autobiography, "An Ordinary Man."
Suzan Houston Baker Papers, 1965-2000 (K0576)
Papers of former Trans World Airlines (TWA) Flight Hostess, line and new hire instructor. Includes instructional materials, manuals, brochures, and flight information.
John H. Bing Scrapbook, 1995 (K0571)
Scrapbook of Kansas City Star clippings collected by Bing, a former Trans World Airlines (TWA) employee.
Harold F. Blackburn Papers, 1942-1946 (K0952)
Blackburn was veteran Trans World Airline (TWA) pilot. During the World War II, he was superintendent of TWA's Intercontinental Division., which was part of the Air Transport Command. Includes the Intercontinental Division, Washington D.C., statistical handbook.
Cantwell Aircraft Company (Bucklin, Mo.) Records, 1921-1924 (C3797)
0.08 cubic feet (4 folders)
Records of an aircraft parts distribution firm. Includes correspondence, invoices, price lists, and other materials concerning the purchase and sale of aircraft parts. Also includes publicity material and contracts pertaining to the company's involvement in staging aerobatic demonstrations. Arranged chronologically.
Christopher Jackson Clark Papers, 1941-2014 (K0555)
11 cubic feet (333 folders, 1 CD, 1 DVD, 142 photographs, 67 slides, 17 items)
The Christopher Jackson Clark Papers consist of correspondence, training and operation materials, publications, photographs, and artifacts pertaining to his career with Trans World Airlines, his contribution redefining retirement within the organization, and his involvement with Save-A-Connie.
John J. Cochran Photograph, no date (P0318)
b/w photograph of Charles Lindbergh receiving the Medal of Honor after his trans-Atlantic flight; Lindbergh and President Calvin with other dignitaries in White House Garden
Dan Rex Cornwell Papers, 1960-2001 (K0567)
Technical training materials of Trans World Airlines (TWA) mechanic and maintenance instructor. Includes technical training materials related to various aircraft and technical training guides, handbooks, service guides, base maintenance manuals, operations training, electrical/mechanical handbooks, refueling guides, customer training, and system schematics.
Jerry Weddell Cosley Papers, 1930-2012 (K1279)
Personal papers of Cosley, corporate Vice-President of Trans World Airlines. Cosley worked in public relations for Trans World Airlines (TWA) for over 25 years, as well as other airlines and communications companies. Includes correspondence, research files on airlines and planes, publications and photographs.
Walter W. Davis Papers, 1948-2007 (K0572)
Davis was a flight engineer with Trans World Airlines (TWA). Includes newsletters, publications, clippings, handbooks, and reports, and employee agreements, an employee grievance pamphlet, a retirement handbook, and a copy of a legal Motion for Intervention filed by Flight Engineers
Lucian DeTar Papers, no date (K0782)
Photographs and articles related to Lucian's career in flying - in WWI, and in the Aero Club of Greater Kansas City.
Michele Ann Divine Papers, 1965-1984 (K0573)
Uniforms and training materials of flight attendant with Trans World Airlines (TWA).
Larry Evert Gardner Collection, 1995 (K0568)
Lithographs of TWA airplanes collected by 40 year employee of Trans World Airlines (TWA).
Ona M. Gieschen Papers, 1935-2005 (K0562)
Personal professional files and collected materials of former TWA hostess, supervisor and director of customer service, and historian of TWA. Also articles written by the Gieschen, histories and recollections by former employees, and correspondence between two pioneers of TWA, Hal Blackburn and Gordon "Parky" Parkinson. And research materials, photographs, and correspondence concerning Watts Mill and Dallas, MO.
Hugh Gene Graff Papers, 1939-2007 (K0969)
Graff was general manager of flying for Trans World Airlines (TWA) in Kansas City. Includes pilot training manuals, newsletters, newspaper clippings, photographs, aeronautical maps, and ephemera.
Estelle Hickok Scrapbooks, 1927-1945 (C1405)
1.05 cubic feet (12 volumes)
Clippings about Charles A. Lindbergh's career, marriage, flight to Paris, subsequent world trips, kidnapping of son, the Hauptman trial, life in England, World War II neutrality speeches, opposition to Lend-Lease Bill and involvement in various commercial and military aviation projects.
Nelda S. Higginbotham Papers, 1952-2009 (K0578)
Papers and artifacts of former Trans World Airlines (TWA) hostess. Includes hostess pins and name tags, public relations photographs, promotional items, an emergency procedures handbook, a framed award, model airplanes.
Frances Susan Hollingworth Papers, 1959 (K0502)
Papers of Trans World Airlines (TWA) as hostess. Includes photographs, certificates of completion of hostess training, and a TWA Hostess Training Workbook.
Charles H. Horstmann Papers, 1943-1998 (K0569)
The papers of Charles H. Horstmann contain collected information about Trans World Airlines (TWA) and Horstmann's career with TWA. In addition to Horstmann's biographical material, there are training manuals for new employees and management, correspondence between TWA and various employees, as well as newspaper clippings and other documents chronicling moments of TWA's history.
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) Air Transport Local 1650 Records, 1970-1999 (K0990)
Organizational records include printed and published materials, bylaws, agreements, awards, plaques, signs, flags, and photographs.
Joplin Chamber of Commerce, Aviation Committee Collection, 1971 (R0871)
This is a program booklet for an airport terminal dedication and air show sponsored by the Joplin Chamber of Commerce at Joplin Municipal Airport in Jasper County, Missouri on May 29-31, 1971.
Kansas City Aero Club Scrapbook, 1909-1914 (K0497)
Kansas City Area Aircraft Photographs, 1931-1932 (K1399)
0.03 cubic foot (2 folders, 34 photographs, 8 negatives)
The Kansas City Area Aircraft Photographs contain photographs and negatives depicting a variety of aircraft at airports around the Kansas City metropolitan area dated from 1931 to 1932.
Charles Newton Kimball Papers, 1911-1991 (K0055)
Personal and professional papers of a scientist, civic leader, and president of the Midwest Research Institute encompassing a range of economic and community development activities regionally and nationally
Charles R. Kinslow Papers, 1957-2002 (K0586)
Kinslow was technical expert in aircraft systems and procedures, and former Flight Instructor for Trans World Airlines and Federal Express. Includes flight and maintenance training materials, transparencies, wiring diagrams; also collected materials concerning Braniff, and Air Canada.
Neal F. Kurz Papers, 1963-1994 (K1102)
The Neal F. Kurz Papers contains materials related to Kurz's career as a customer service representative with Trans World Airlines. The collection primarily consists of shift change reports compiled by Kurz.
James R. Loosen Papers, 1930s-1950 (K0574)
Photographs of Trans World Airlines (TWA) pilots, flight attendants, and early airplanes. Loosen was a pilot and in Flight Operations management.
Jack Dean MaGee Papers, 1957-1991 (K0463)
Magee was a Trans World Airlines (TWA) pilot. Includes flight manuals and union membership files,
Malden Army Air Field Collection, circa 1943-1944 (R1157)
This collection contains Volume II, No. 35 dated December 23, 1944 of 'The Malden Breeze', the base newsletter at Malden Army Air Field at Malden in Dunklin County, Missouri. Lieutenant Colonel Charles A. Cowing was commanding officer, Lieutenant Colonel William T. Duden was executive officer, and Sergeant Carr C. Link was editor.
Sara Lees Mason Papers, 1951-1991 (K0575)
0.49 cubic foot (11 folders, 4 photographs)
The Sara Lees Mason Papers contain correspondence, photographs, and training materials related to Mason's career as an airline hostess, in-flight supervisor, and director of customer service with Trans World Airlines.
McDonnell-Douglas Corporation Photographs, 1980 (P0074)
20 color prints; eight of pilot in a flight simulator, twelve of planes/jets either in flight or on flight decks (F/A-18 Hornet, AV-8B Harrier II, F-4 Phantom, F-15 Eagles, MD-80 passenger, DC-10 passenger).
Dean William Miller Papers, 1952-1979 (K0564)
Papers of Trans World Airlines (TWA) pilot. Includes TWA pilot training guides, operations manuals, handbooks, TWA Ambassador Magazine and various publications.
Missouri National Guard Photographs, 1893-1932 (P0076)
0.2 linear feet
Images of Charles Lindbergh, aerial photos of Columbia, MO, Fort Riley (KS), Lambert Airfield, 35th Division Aviation, Digital images of Fort Riley, national guard officers under Gov. Wm. J. Stone.
Montgomery and Diehl Families Papers, circa 1929-1999 (R1298)
0.75 cubic foot (19 folders, 2 CDs)
This collection contains the personal papers, postcards, and photographs of the Montgomery and Diehl families of Phelps County. The papers mainly contain family history information and photographs, images of Route 66, family business, and of Phelps County.
Roe F. Montgomery Scrapbook, 1925-1930 (P0054)
"Columbia Caper" 8x10 scrapbook of the Allton Flying Service; aerial views of Columbia.
Charles A. Morgenthaler Papers, 1870-1981 (C3004)
3.4 cubic feet
The papers of Charles A. Morgenthaler, a commercial artist and illustrator from Hallsville, Missouri, consist of photographs, sketches, scrapbooks, account books, and correspondence relating to his artwork. Family papers and photographs are also included in this collection.
Charles A. Morgenthaler Papers, no date (CA6444)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
Addition of photographs, largely of airplanes and trains. See also C3004.
Buck Nelson Collection, 1960 (R0759)
This booklet was published in 1960 to be sold at subsequent annual spacecraft conventions held on Buck Nelson's ranch in Texas County, Missouri. The conventions were gatherings for flying saucer enthusiasts and persons interested in interplanetary space travel.
Frederick W. Niedermeyer Photograph Collection, 1917, no date (P0700)
Copy negatives of Frederick W Niedermeyer, Jr. and airplane factory from a Niedermeyer photograph album.
Gordon R. "Parky" Parkinson Papers, 1929-1988 (K0506)
Papers of Trans World Airlines (TWA) Flight Superintendent. Includes histories of TWA, speeches and manuscripts by employees, policy and procedure information, clippings and photographs.
Parks Air College Collection, 1932 (R1412)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)
The Parks Air College Collection contains an admission packet for Parks Air College sent to Harold S. Macreading II, in 1932. The packet includes a brief history of the school, description of school facilities, detailed flight course descriptions, and information on the ground, executive, and mechanics' schools.
Robert Anthony Pastore Papers, 1985-2002 (K0577)
Papers from former member of Board of Directors of Trans World Airlines (TWA). Includes stockholder meeting reports, minutes, bankruptcy reports, annual reports, and miscellaneous reports.
Pegasus Air Transport Records, 1981 (K0070)
Business study conducted by Pegasus Air Transport designed to assist in securing funds to implement an air cargo service in Kansas City, MO.
R.L. (Lewis) Proctor Papers, 1942-1952 (K0570)
Papers of TWA flight engineer R.L. Proctor include training manuals, a flight engineers handbook, Far East Survey Flight notebooks, a few photographs and biographical information.
James Ross Reed Papers, 1949-1966 (K0565)
Articles, announcements, memoranda, newsletters, agreements, reports, and newspaper clippings on Flight Engineers' International Association's (FEIA) labor disputes from a flight engineer for Trans World Airlines (TWA).
Ann Stillwell Robards Papers, 1967-2002 (K1291)
The papers of Ann Stilwell Robards include photographs and materials related to flight attendant training for the TWA Breech Academy. Breech Academy opened December 3, 1969 as a 34-acre training facility located at 6300 Lamar in Overland Park, Kansas, and was named after Ernest R. Breech, TWA chairman emeritus. Also included are TWA artifacts and oversize items.
Tom D. Rote Papers, no date (CA6459)
0.3 cubic feet
Papers of an aeronautical engineer and hot air balloon designer and enthusiast from Boone County, Missouri, include scrapbooks of clippings, correspondence, photographs, designs, and miscellaneous material concerning hot air ballooning. Also included are hot air balloon trading cards.
Salute to Veterans Air Show Records, 1990-2019 (CA6636)
3.6 cubic feet, 2 CDs, 6 DVDs, 3.76 GB of digital files
The records of the organization contain photographs, publications, correspondence, planning materials, and audiovisual material. The Salute to Veterans Air Show held an annual Memorial Day celebration to honor military veterans in Columbia, Missouri, until 2019.