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USC Library of Aeronautical History C. S. James collection on aviation

Collection no.:
0056

Description:
Photographs, correspondence, ephemera pertaining to the history of Western Air Lines (Western Air Express). Charles N. James (a.k.a. James James, Jimmy James) flew the first Air mail run with Fred Kelly from Salt Lake to LA in seven hours, in 1926. He was a pilot for Western Air Express and later Vice-President in charge of operations at Western Airlines (1938-1950). He then became Security Manager with Bendix West Coast Division.

Dates:
1918-1957

Extent:
1.0 Linear feet
1 box

Language(s):
English

Subject(s):
Aeronautics

Genre(s):
Correspondence
Ephemera
Photographs

Geographic Name(s):
Los Angeles (Calif.)--History--Archival resources
United States--History--Archival resources

Conditions governing access:
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for access.

Preferred citation:
[Box/folder# or item name], USC Library of Aeronautical History C. S. James collection on aviation, Collection no. 0056, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

Record date:
2010

Contact Information:
USC Libraries Special Collections
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, California, 90089-0189
213-740-5900
specol@usc.edu