Progress Dinner of United Business Interests of the Aviation Industry
2012.040

Summary Information

Repository
The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Creator - Speaker
Muller, J. P.
Creator
National Exchange Club.
Title
Progress Dinner of United Business Interests of the Aviation Industry
ID
2012.040
Date
1929 January
Extent
0.01 Linear feet
Language
English
Language
These materials are in English.

Preferred Citation note

Progress Dinner of United Business Interests to the Aviation Industry. Coll No. 2012.040. McFarlin Library. Department of Special Collections and University Archives. University of Tulsa.

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Biographical/Historical note

The National Exchange Club promoted the growing field of aviation, advocating for landing fields, safety measures, and government cooperation.

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Scope and Contents note

Souvenir program from the Progress Dinner of United Business Interests to the Aviation Industry, held under the auspices of the National Exchange Club at the Hotel Commodore, with accompanying speech typescripts and seating roster. The dinner celebrated pioneers in the field of aviation, including Amelia Earhart and the crew of the Question Mark aircraft.

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Arrangement note

Original arrangement was maintained during processing.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections and University Archives 2012 July 5

McFarlin Library
University of Tulsa
2933 E. 6th St
Tulsa, OK, 74104-3123
918-631-2496
Marc-carlson@utulsa.edu

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Use and Copyright

This material is owned by the University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections. Unpublished manuscripts are under copyright. Therefore, permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from both the repository and the copyright holder.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Purchased from Tavistock Books, 11 June 2012.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Hotel Commodore (New York, N.Y.).
  • Tavistock Books.

Personal Name(s)

  • Bellah, James Warner, 1899-1976
  • Byrd, Richard Evelyn, 1888-1957 -- Correspondence
  • Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937

Subject(s)

  • Aeronautics.
  • Aircraft industry.

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Collection Inventory

 2012.040.1.1 Souvenir program 1929 January 29   1.0 Item 28 x 21.5 cm.

Scope and Contents note

Souvenir program of the Progress Dinner of United Business Interests to the Aviation Industry Under the Auspcies of the National Exchange Club, held at the Hotel Commodore in New York on 29 January 1929. [8] p. with full-page drawing by Malcolm & Hayes. String tie binding.

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 2012.040.1.2 Seating roster 1929 January 29   1.0 Item 31 x 24 cm.

Scope and Contents note

4 p. seating roster for the dinner. Lists James Warner Bellah, Amelia Earhart, and many other aviators, military officers, politicians, and businessmen.

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 2012.040.1.3  Byrd, Richard Evelyn, 1888-1957 Radiogram typescript 1929 January 24   1.0 Item 28 x 21.5 cm.

Biographical/Historical note

Richard Evelyn Byrd (1888-1957) was a polar explorer and aviator.

Scope and Contents note

Typescript of radiogram from Richard E. Byrd (Bay of Whales, Antarctica, 24 Jan. 1929) to J. P. Muller, Chairman Progress Dinner sending his regrets.

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 2012.040.1.4 Speeches typescript 1929 Janurary 29   1.0 Item 28 x 21.5 cm.

Scope and Contents note

30 p. of typescript speeches delivered at the Progress Dinner.

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