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Basil Rowe Papers, 1940-1950 | University of Miami Special Collections

By Cecilia Eyerman

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Title: Basil Rowe Papers, 1940-1950Add to your cart.

ID: ASM0200

Extent: 1.0 Linear Feet

Arrangement: Materials were organized by donor into eight albums.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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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Aeronautics, Commercial - History
Aviation history
Pan American World Airways, Inc.

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Related Materials: Rowe, Basil L.  Under my wings.  New York: Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1956. Richter Stacks and Spec Coll Florida TL540.R67 A3. For more information please see

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Box 1Add to your cart.
Item 1: Short Stories, Letters, News Articles, 1940-1950Add to your cart.
Item 2: Assorted Operations Bulletins,LettrsAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Photo negatives, EnvelopesAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Report of the Civil Aeronautics Board, GCT of Sunrise and Sunset,Documents from the University of Texas History of Aviation Collection and the History Museum, Flight MagazineAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Photos, Certificate of Meritorious Service, A list of Senior Pilots and Reserve Captains, A drawing by Captain Rowe depicting himself, Flight Statements, Letters, Examination on Keeping Fit for FlyingAdd to your cart.
Item 6: OX5 Club of America documents, News Articles, CHIRP and Early Bird Documents, Photos, A Map, A Patent for an Apparatus for Playing Race Games, LettersAdd to your cart.
Item 7: Bulletins: Maintenance, Boeing S-307, Martin M-130 informationAdd to your cart.
Item 8: Instructions for the use of Boeing 247-D Circular Balance Computer, Memoranda concerning Emergency LandingsAdd to your cart.

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