Name and location of repository
Level of description
Basil Rowe Papers
- 1940-1950 (Creation)
1 Linear Feet
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Scope and content
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.
System of arrangement
Materials were organized by donor into eight albums.
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Conditions governing access
This collection is open for use.
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.
Conditions governing reproduction
University of Miami does not own copyright. It is incumbent on the user to obtain copyright from the original author.
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Related archival materials
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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Name access points
- Pan American World Airways, Inc. (Subject)