Collection ASM0200 - Basil Rowe Papers

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Basil Rowe Papers


  • 1940-1950 (Creation)


1 Linear Feet

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This collection consists of the personal papers of Captain Basil Rowe. Rowe flew for the airline West Indian Aerial Express (WIAX) before being hired by Pan American World Airways, Inc. His papers include: correspondence, news clippings, short stories, reocords of nomination into the aiviaton hall of fame, operations bulletins, photographs, a cockpit checklist, an examination on keeping fit for flying, maintenance bulletins, Martin M-130 information, instructions for the use of the Boeing 247-D Circular Balance Computer, and memoranda concerning emergency landings.

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Materials were organized by donor into eight albums.

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This collection is open for use.

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Items from this collection are kept on-campus and may be requested from the first floor Kislak Center in the Otto G. Richter Library at University of Miami.

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University of Miami does not own copyright. It is incumbent on the user to obtain copyright from the original author.

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  • English

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Rowe, Basil L.  Under my wings.  New York: Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1956. Richter Stacks and Spec Coll Florida TL540.R67 A3.

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