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Zimmerly Air Lines / Empire Air Lines Collection

Creator:
Zimmberly, Albert.  Search this
Names:
Empire Air Lines  Search this
Zimmerly Air Lines  Search this
Extent:
0.68 Cubic Feet ((1 box))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Correspondence
Articles
Date:
bulk 1944-1974
Scope and Contents:
This collection includes exhibits of Albert L. Zimmerly, Docket 1268 and 1482, before the Civil Aeronautics Board relating to certificates and amendments under Section 401 of the Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938, as amended (and photocopy of same); supplemental exhibit of Albert L. Zimmerly, Docket 1268 and 1482, October 15, 1944, relating to certificates and amendments under Section 401 of the Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938, as amended; approximately 160 photocopies of scrapbook pages; three color printouts of scans of scrapbook pages; six 5 by 7 inch black and white images of staff, hangars and aircraft of Zimmerly Airlines, featuring the Boeing 247D and Cessna C-37 Airmaster; seven 8 by 10 inch printouts of digital images; two digital printouts taped together to show three Zimmerly Airlines Boeing 247Ds introduced into service in July 1945; photocopies and printouts of timelines, articles, schedules and correspondence relating to Zimmerly and Empire Air Lines; photocopied Certificates of Public Convenience and Necessity; Empire Air Lines memos and releases; and souvenir first flight cover commemorating Inaugural Flight of Interstate Operations, Empire Air Lines, September 28, 1946.
Provenance:
Bert Zimmerly, Gift, 2005
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Air travel  Search this
Local service airlines  Search this
Boeing 247D  Search this
Cessna C-37 Airmaster  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Airlines  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Correspondence
Articles
Citation:
Zimmerly Air Lines / Empire Air Lines Collection, Accession number 2005-0023, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2005.0023
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2005-0023

Empire Airlines Photographs and News Clippings

Creator:
Empire Air Lines  Search this
Names:
Empire Air Lines  Search this
Zimmerly Air Lines  Search this
Extent:
0.45 Cubic Feet ((1 legal document box))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
[ca. 1930s-1950s]
bulk [ca. 1940s]
Scope and Contents:
This collection includes the following: 29 first flight air mail covers; 264 photographs (8 x 10) of Empire employees, aerial and ground photos, internal and external airplane shots and 31 miscellaneous negatives; newspaper clippings and correspondence; and a few photographs of Zimmerly Airlines. The articles discuss flights in Idaho (flight schools, airmail, air shows, airports, etc.).
Biographical / Historical:
Boise-based Empire Airlines started in September 1946 as a feeder airline with routes between Idaho Falls / Boise and between Boise / Spokane, Washington. The primary passenger aircraft by 1948 was the Douglas DC-3 'Timesaver', which was able to carry 24 passengers and three crew. Empire also carried air mail.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Jon Proctor, gift, 1991, 1987-0151, NASM
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Airlines  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial -- United States  Search this
Identifier:
NASM.1987.0151
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1987-0151

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