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Aircraft pilots

Subject Source: Register of Australian Archives & Manuscripts Occupations Thesaurus

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Julian William Cummings papers

Identifier: MSS 8098
Scope and Contents Contains materials related to the life of Julian William Cummings. Most of the materials pertain to his service in the military as a Grasshopper Pilot during World War II. Documents pertaining to this include his own typed reminiscences, drawings and photographs of that time, and official correspondence on his orders. Also includes publication materials for his memoir, “Grasshopper Pilot,” written with his second wife, Gwendolyn Kay Cummings McClellan. Some materials pertain to his mission...

George M. Ryan flight logs, 1929-1962

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8970 Series 2
Scope and Contents Includes flight logs of George M. Ryan (Ray T. Matheny's maternal uncle) dated from January 1929 to July 1962 documenting his time as a commercial pilot working for Western Airlines and Pilot Meat Service, as well as his time serving in World War II as a pilot in the Western United States.

Julian William Cummings military papers, 1935-2006

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8098 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains materials related to the military service of Julian William Cummings, a pilot during the Second World War. Includes his own typed reminiscences of his experiences and documents pertaining to the publication of his memoir on military service, "Grasshopper Pilot." Also includes several copies of service orders and correspondence, as well as his own military records of physicals and recruitment. Finally, includes documents related to clubs for retired pilots. Dated 1935-2006.

Robert and Mary Elliott Cummings papers on aviation, 1942-1970

Identifier: MSS 2129 Series 6
Scope and Contents Includes documents and records containing aviation investments and personal records of Bob's pilot history. Also included are documentation for aviation shows and correspondence with various aircraft manufacturers. Dated 1942 to 1970.

Robert and Mary Elliott Cummings photographs on aviation, 1947-1970

Identifier: MSS 2129 Series 6 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains photographs documenting Robert Cummings' involvement with aviation. Photographs document his own involvement as a licensed pilot as well as visits he made to aerospace stations and events. Dated 1947-1970.

Robert and Mary Elliott manuscripts on aviation, 1942-1970

Identifier: MSS 2129 Series 6 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence and documentation related to both Robert Cummings' profession and involvement with aviation. Documents discuss aerospace shows and events as well as Cumming's own investment in airplanes. Dated 1942-1970.