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George William Christopher Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1991-031
Abstract This collection includes an autobiographical memoir titled Pioneer Pilot from the Texas Panhandle: Stories from a Flier's Life by George William Christopher, a flight instructor and barnstormer in the Texas panhandle area in 1930s and a pilot in the United States Air Force during World War II and post-war period. Also includes an outline for an article drawn from the book and a newspaper clipping about Christopher being awarded the Air Force Commendation...
Dates: 1961 - 1991

Melvin N. Gough Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-057
Abstract

The Melvin N. Gough collection spans from 1919 to 1971 and includes a wide variety of materials reflecting Gough's career as a test pilot, National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) administrator, and flight safety investigator. Types of materials include NACA and Advisory Group for Aerospace Research and Development (AGARD) reports and documents, articles, correspondence, notes and speeches, and newspaper and magazine clippings.

Dates: 1919 - 1971

Robert Eldred Taylor Papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-1994-033
Scope and Contents

Selective service records of Taylor of Larned, Kansas, during World War II. Taylor was disqualified from Aviation Cadet Training due to color blindness, and entered the enlisted reserve corps and was assigned inactive status to Pan American World Airways in Miami, Florida. In 1945 Taylor had to go in front of the selective service board again for possible duty.

Dates: 1942 - 1945