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Brazell, James C. (1868-1948)
Papers 1911-1948
.10 foot

Oilman and aviator. A scrapbook (1932-1948) of photographs, clippings, and memorabilia relating to Brazell's interest in flying, along with a copy of an account (1911) of the Civil War experiences of Brazell's father, J. H. Brazell.
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Freudenthal, Elsbeth Estelle (1902-1953)
Papers 1900-1953
8 feet

Economist and author. Correspondence (ca. 1940-1950); research notes (ca. 1900-1950); manuscripts (ca. 1900-1950); printed material (1930-1953); and a bibliography (ca. 1930), all relating to the history of aviation and Latin American aviation, with an emphasis on Alberto Santos-Dumont and Pan American Airways.
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Sears, Alfred Byron (1906-1954)
Papers 1917-1973
5.33 feet

Professor. Personal correspondence (1917-1973) of Sears and his wife, Helen Sears; professional correspondence (1946-1959) of Sears; research materials (1906-1954) on the history of aviation, including publications and reports of the Oklahoma Aviation Commission, magazine articles and clippings, and bibliography cards.
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Tibbs, Burrell
Printed materials 1898-1918
1.50 foot

Collector. Scrapbooks containing newspaper stories and clippings (1898-1918) detailing the early history of aviation in Oklahoma.


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