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United Airlines 50th Anniversary Celebration (Boise, Idaho) collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0707

Summary

The collection contains newspaper and magazine articles, United Airlines press releases, correspondence, miscellaneous notes, and photographs documenting the 50th anniversary events in Boise.

Dates

  • 1926 - 1976

Creator

Historical Note

The Boise Chamber of Commerce Aviation Committee planned the Boise celebration of the 50th anniversay of United Airlines. Activities included the re-enactment of the flight of a Swallow aircraft from Pasco, Washington to Boise and on to Elko, Nevada. The original flight in 1926 by Varney Airlines, a United predecessor company, marked the dawn of commercial air transportation in America.

Extent

0.5 Cubic Feet (1 document box.)

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

Folder 1: Magazine and newspaper articles; "Friendly Times," United Airlines, April and May 1976 Folder 2: Press releases - United Airlines Folder 3: Correspondence Folder 4: Miscellaneous - Agenda, passenger list, program, notes Folder 5: Photographs

Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Idaho State Archives Manuscript Collections Repository

Contact:
2205 Old Penitentiary Road
Boise ID 83712
(208) 334-2620