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Bonanza Air Lines

Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Aviation, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Aviation
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Aviation / Manufacturers of Aeronautical Parts and Supplies
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-aviation-ref49

Airline Baggage Labels [Wilson]

Creator:
Wilson, Nathaniel Jr.  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Cubic feet (1 box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Ephemera
Labels
Date:
1942, Circa 1950s
Summary:
Nathaniel "Buddy" Wilson, Jr. (1936-2010) wrote to various airlines as a child asking them to send him examples of baggage labels. He was very successful and collected many from regional, national, and international airlines. This small collection consists of approximately 0.20 cubic feet of baggage labels, airmail labels, etiquettes, and other ephemera from various airlines.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of approximately 0.20 cubic feet of baggage labels, airmail labels, etiquettes, and other ephemera from various airlines including All American Aviation (USA); American Airlines (USA); American Export Airlines (USA); Bonanza Air Lines (USA); Braniff International (USA); Capital Airlines (USA); Pennsylvania Central Airlines (PCA) (USA); Chicago & Southern Airlines (USA); Continental Airways/Airlines (USA); Delta Air Lines (USA); Eastern Air Lines (Eastern Air Transport) (USA); Frontier Airlines (USA); Hawaiian Airlines (USA); Mid-Continent Airlines (USA); Monarch Airlines (USA); National Airlines (USA); Northwest Airlines (USA); Pan American Airways (Pan Am) (USA); Piedmont Airlines (USA); Southern Airways (USA); Aloha Airlines (Trans-Pacific Airlines) (USA); Trans-Texas Airways (TTA) (USA); Trans World Airlines (TWA) (USA); United Airlines (USA); Western Air Express (Air Lines, Airlines) (USA); West Coast Airlines (USA); Wisconsin Central Airlines (USA); Air France (France); Aer Lingus (Ireland); British Overseas Airways Corp (BOAC) (UK); British Commonwealth Pacific Airlines (BCPA) (UK); British European Airways (BEA) (UK); British West Indies Airways (BWIA) (UK); Canadian Pacific Airlines (CP Air) (Canada); Canadian Colonial Airways (Colonial Airways, Colonial Airlines) (Canada); Central African Airways (UK); CNAC (China National Aviation Corp) Air Lines (China); KLM (Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij) (Netherlands); SABENA (Belgium); Middle East Airlines (MEA) (Air Liban) (Lebanon); Philippine Airlines (PAL) (Philippines); Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS); SwissAir (Switzerland); Transportes Aereos Centro-Americanos (TACA); and Trans-Canada Air-Lines (TCA). The collection also contains a scan made from a photograph loaned by the donor which shows Nathaniel "Buddy" Wilson, Jr. as a child (taken in 1942) along with friends standing beside a Waco UKC (ATC #528) at an airfield in Richmond, Virginia.
Arrangement:
Material is arranged by source.
Biographical / Historical:
Nathaniel "Buddy" Wilson, Jr. (1936-2010) wrote to various airlines as a child asking them to send him examples of baggage labels. He was very successful and collected many from regional, national, and international airlines. Wilson had a lifelong love of aviation and made it his career. Wilson obtained a bachelor of science degree in Air Transportation from Purdue University in 1958 and then joined the US Navy where he served at Naval Air Station Rota in Spain. Wilson then went to work as a Foreign Service officer in El Salvador for the US Department of State. During his time with the State Department, Wilson helped to negotiate foreign air routes. Wilson then went to work for the Air Transport Association, where he remained for 25 years before retiring in 1995 as Vice President of International Affairs.
Provenance:
Susan Sproul, Gift, 2015, NASM.2015.0036.
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:
Aeronautics  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial -- Passenger traffic  Search this
Airlines  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Ephemera
Labels
Citation:
Airline Baggage Labels [Wilson], NASM.2015.0036, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2015.0036
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2015-0036
Online Media:

Republic Feeder Airlines Collection

Creator:
Republic Airlines  Search this
Names:
Air West  Search this
Bonanza Air Lines  Search this
Hughes Air West  Search this
North Central Airlines  Search this
Pacific Air Lines  Search this
Southern Airways  Search this
Southwest Airways  Search this
West Coast Airlines  Search this
Wisconsin Central Airlines  Search this
Extent:
7.63 Cubic feet ((7 records center boxes))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Press releases
Newsletters
Reports
Maps
Publications
Photographs
Correspondence
Date:
1945-1983
bulk [ca. 1950s-1960s]
Summary:
This collection consisted of miscellaneous material, including annual reports, for companies that were later acquired by Republic Airlines.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consisted of miscellaneous material, including annual reports for all companies that eventually came under Republic Airlines: route maps, photographs of various aircraft used, and publicity stickers, stamps, and notices. Press releases and newsletters are held for some of the companies. Much of the collection of press releases, progress reports, and information packets centers on the Boeing 727 series, the Boeing 747SP series, and the McDonnell Douglas DC-9 series. This collection also includes Bonanza Air Lines negatives.

Note: The digital images in this finding aid were repurposed from scans made by an outside contractor for a commercial product and may show irregular cropping and orientation in addition to color variations resulting from damage to and deterioration of the original objects.
Biographical / Historical:
This collection consist of various materials belonging to a group of airlines that eventually came under Republic Airlines. The product of mergers, this airline found its start in the small, postwar feeder airlines of the Mid- and Southwest. The nine small companies that became Republic include: West Coast Airlines, Wisconsin Central Airlines, North Central Airlines, Southwest Airways, Southern Airways, Bonanza Air Lines, Pacific Air Lines, Air West, and finally, Hughes Air West.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Minnesota Historical Society, Gift, 1989, 1989-0134, 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:
Boeing 727 Family  Search this
Douglas DC-9 Family  Search this
Boeing 747SP (747-100SP)  Search this
Local service airlines  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial -- United States  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Airlines  Search this
Air travel  Search this
Periodicals  Search this
Genre/Form:
Press releases
Newsletters
Reports
Maps
Publications
Photographs
Correspondence
Citation:
Republic Feeder Airlines Collection, Acc. NASM.1999.0134, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.1989.0134
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Republic Feeder Airlines Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1989-0134
Online Media:

Miscellaneous

Collection Creator:
Studenski, Paul, 1887-1961  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 12
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
Paul Studenski Collection, Acc. 1989-0012, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Paul Studenski Collection
Paul Studenski Collection / Series 2: Aviation Career and Activities
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1989-0012-ref27
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Bonanza Air Lines (USA)

Collection Creator:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
The majority of the Archives Department's public reference requests can be answered using material in these files, which may be accessed through the Reading Room at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. More specific information can be requested by contacting the Archives Research Request.
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National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Air Transport
National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Air Transport / Series F1: Air Transport, Airlines
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-1183-f-ref2092

Bonanza Air Lines (USA)

Collection Creator:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.  Search this
Container:
Drawer F1B, Folder 570000-01
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
Documents
Collection Restrictions:
The majority of the Archives Department's public reference requests can be answered using material in these files, which may be accessed through the Reading Room at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. More specific information can be requested by contacting the Archives Research Request.
See more items in:
National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Air Transport
National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Air Transport / Series F1: Air Transport, Airlines / Bonanza Air Lines (USA)
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-1183-f-ref2093

Bonanza Air Lines (USA)

Collection Creator:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.  Search this
Container:
Drawer F1B, Folder 570000-02
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
Documents
Collection Restrictions:
The majority of the Archives Department's public reference requests can be answered using material in these files, which may be accessed through the Reading Room at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. More specific information can be requested by contacting the Archives Research Request.
See more items in:
National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Air Transport
National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Air Transport / Series F1: Air Transport, Airlines / Bonanza Air Lines (USA)
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-1183-f-ref2096

Bonanza Air Lines (USA)

Collection Creator:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.  Search this
Container:
Drawer F1B, Folder 570000-80
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
Photos
Collection Restrictions:
The majority of the Archives Department's public reference requests can be answered using material in these files, which may be accessed through the Reading Room at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. More specific information can be requested by contacting the Archives Research Request.
See more items in:
National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Air Transport
National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Air Transport / Series F1: Air Transport, Airlines / Bonanza Air Lines (USA)
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-1183-f-ref2099

Model, Static, Douglas DC-9-10, Bonanza Air Lines

Materials:
Overall - metal
Dimensions:
Model: 13 x 24.5 x 21.5cm (5 1/8 x 9 5/8 x 8 7/16 in.)
Type:
MODELS-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
ca. 1965
Inventory Number:
A20030048000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station:
Commercial Aviation
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv955a5bf12-2a8d-4f72-aa36-aec42e7f21d0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A20030048000

Airline Postcards [Tylander]

Creator:
Tylander, Charles  Search this
Extent:
2.21 Cubic Feet ((8 boxes))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Postcards
Date:
bulk 1970s-2000s
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of approximately 6,479 postcards collected by Charles C. Tylander. The postcards represent many national and international airlines including Adria Airways (Germany/Slovenia); Aer Lingus (Ireland); Aeroflot (Russia); Aeromexico (Mexico); AeroPeru (Peru); Aero Trasporti Italiani (ATI) (Italy); Air Afrique (France); Air Algerie (Algeria); Air California (AirCal) (USA); Air Canada (Canada); Air Charter International (France); Air Florida (USA); Air France (France); Air India (India); Air Inter (France); Air Jamaica (Jamaica); Airlift International (USA); Air Malta (Malta); Air New Zealand (New Zealand); Air Niugini (Papua, New Guinea); Air Pacific (Fiji); Air West (USA); Air Wisconsin (USA); Air Zaire (Zaire); Air Zimbabwe (Zimbabwe); Airborne (USA); Alaska Airlines (USA); Alitalia (Italy); Allegheny Airlines (USA); All Nippon Airways (ANA) (Japan); ALM (Antilliaanse Luchtvaart Maatschappij N.V.) (Dutch Antilles); Aloha Airlines (USA); American Airlines (USA); America West Airlines (USA); Ansett (Australia); Arkia (Israel); Aspen Airways (USA); Austrian Airlines (Austria); Avianca (Colombia); Aviateca (Guatemala); Bahamas Airways (Bahamas); Balair (Switzerland); Bonanza Air Lines (USA); Braathens S.A.F.E (South American & FAR East) (Norway); Braniff International (USA); British Air Ferries (BAF) (UK); British Airways (UK); British Caledonian Airways (UK); British Eagle International Airlines Ltd (UK); British Eagle International Airlines Ltd (UK); British Island Airways (BIA) (UK); British Midland Airways (UK); British Overseas Airways Corp (BOAC) (UK); British United (International) Airways (BUA, BUIA) (UK); British West Indies Airways (BWIA) (UK); CAAC (China); Canadian Pacific Airlines (CP Air) (Canada); Capital Airlines (USA); Cathay Pacific (UK); Cayman Airways Ltd (Cayman Islands); Ceskoslovenské Statni Aerolinie (CSA) (Czechoslovakia); China Airlines (China); Conair of Scandinavia (Denmark); Condor (Servico Aereo Condor) (Peru); Continental Airways/Airlines (USA); Crossair (Switzerland); Cruzeiro do Sol (Brazil); Cubana de Aviacion (Cuba); Cyprus Airways (Cyprus); Dan-Air (UK); Delta Air Lines (USA); DHL (Courier Express) (USA); DLT Regional (Germany); Dominicana de Aviacion (Dominican Republic); Eastern Air Lines (Eastern Air Transport) (USA); Ecuatoriana (Ecuador); EgyptAir (Egypt); El Al Israel (Israel); Emery Worldwide (USA); Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopia); Evergreen International Air Lines (USA); FalconAir (Sweden); Federal Express (USA); Finnair (Finland); Flying Tiger Line (USA); Frontier Airlines (USA); Garuda Indonesian Airways (Indonesia); Great Lakes (USA); Gulf Air (Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, United Arab Emirates); Hapag-Lloyd (Germany); Hawaiian Airlines (USA); Henson Airlines (USA); Iberia (Spain); Iceland Air (Iceland); Interflug (Germany); Iran Air (Iran); Iraqi Airways (Iraq); Japan Air Lines (JAL) (Japan); JAT (Yugoslavia); KLM (Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij) (Netherlands); Korean Air Lines (KAL); Kuwait Airways (Kuwait); LA Airways (Los Angeles Airways, Inc) (LAA) (USA); LACSA (Lineas Aereas de Costa Rica, SA) (Costa Rica); Ladeco; Lake Central Airlines (USA); Lan Chile; Linjeflyg (Sweden); LoganAir (UK); LOT (Poland); LTU (Lufttransport Unternehmen) (Germany); Lufthansa (Germany); Malev Hungarian Airlines (Hungary); Martinair (Netherlands); Mohawk Airlines (USA); Monarch Airlines (USA); National Airlines (USA); North Central Airlines (USA); Northeast (UK); Northeast Airlines (USA); Pacific Northern Airlines (USA); Northwest Airlines (USA); Olympic Airways (Greece); Ozark Air Lines; Pacific Southwest Airways (PSA) (USA); Pan American Airways (Pan Am) (USA); Piedmont Airlines (USA); Qantas Airways (Australia); Quebecair (Canada); Republic Airlines (USA); Royal Jordanian (Jordan); SABENA (Belgium); Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) (Saudi Arabia); Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS); Scenic Airlines/Airways (USA); Singapore Airlines; South African Airways (SAA); Southern Airways (USA); Southwest Airlines (USA); SwissAir (Switzerland); TAROM (Transporturile Aerienne Romane) (Rumania); Transcontinental Air Transport (TAT) (USA); Trans-Australia Airlines (TAA); Transportes Aereos Portugueses (Portugal); Trans World Airlines (TWA) (USA); Tunis Air (Tunisia); Tyrolean (Austria); United Airlines (USA); US Airways (USAir) (USA); World Airways (USA); Zantop International; and many others. The collection also contains information relating to the 50th anniversary of SABENA (Belgium); 8.5 by 11 inch lithographs of United Airlines and Cubana de Aviacion aircraft; and 8 by 10 inch photographs of aircraft and other information from All American Aviation, Lake Central Airlines, Mohawk Airlines, Pacific Southwest Airways, Piedmont Airlines, and US Airways.
Biographical / Historical:
Charles C. Tylander worked for Allegheny Airlines beginning in 1974 doing data processing work. Later, Tylander was involved in sales of Allegheny's systems globally. While traveling in this capacity, Tylander began collecting postcards from airlines all over the world.
Provenance:
Charles C. Tylander, Gift, 2013
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:
Aeronautics  Search this
Airlines  Search this
aeronautics, civil  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Citation:
Airline Postcards [Tylander], Accession 2013-0043, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2013.0043
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2013-0043

The Republic Airlines story, 1945-1986 / Terry Love

Author:
Love, Terry  Search this
Subject:
Republic Airlines History  Search this
Physical description:
159 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
United States
Date:
2012
C2012
Topic:
Airlines--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1022506

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