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Sefton (Thomas W.) Personal Papers
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Box 01

 

Folder 01- Personal Documents Inquired to Thomas Sefton

Physical Description: 1. 2 Pages Western Union Telegram to Franklin D. Roosevelt Oct. 8, 1940 Atch. In Regards To Telegram, Oct. 24, 1940. 2. 3 Pages with Envelope Letter to Tom Sefton from Bill Holt at HQ USAF (ODC), Feb. 17, 1970. 3. 2 Articles Christmas Card with Envelope From Irene and Tom, Dec. 22, 1957. 4. 1 Page Letter to Tom Sefton From Irene Garber, Sept. 23, 1974. 5. 1 Envelope to Thomas Sefton From the Early Birds of Aviation Inc., Jul. 25, 1981. 6. 2 Page Letter and News Paper Clipping To Tom From Alfred V. Verville, Feb. 6, 1968, News Clipping on A.V Verville death. 7. 5 Page Letter to Tom Sefton Regarding a Road Trip June 8, 1944. 8. 1 Page Letter to Tom Sefton from the Early Birds of Aviation, Inc. Nov. 2, 1974. 9. 1 Page Letter to Tom Sefton from Paul Edward Garber July 27, 1981. 10. 1 Page Letter to Tom Sefton from Paul Edward Garber Nov. 20, 1974. 11. 1 Page Letter to Tom Sefton from Paul Edward Garber Feb. 7, 1981. 12. 2 Page Letter to Tom Sefton from Otto S. Schmidt June 30, 1959. 13. 1 Page Letter to Tom Sefton from Otto S. Schmidt Sept. 18, 1959.
 

Folder 02- Letters Written By Thomas Sefton

Physical Description: 1. 2 Page Letter to Mr. M. Kelly Gardner Oct. 31, 1963. 2. 1 Page Letter to General Daniel James, Jr. Jan. 24, 1. 3. 3 Business Cards for Thomas Sefton 1962-65. 4. 1 Page Letter to Mr. T. C. Macaulay Dec. 9, 1958. 5. 1 Letter to Dr. Schmidt from Thomas Sefton Oct. 20, 1964. 6. 1 Letter to General Speed from Thomas Sefton June 15, 1970.
 

Folder 03- Personal Inquiries

Physical Description: 1. 1 Letter with Envelope Admirals Club Membership Certification Letter Dec. 29, 1975. 2. 1 Envelope Addressed to Thomas Sefton from the Early Birds of Aviation Inc. Feb. 9, 1981. 3. 1 Letter from American Airlines President to Thomas Sefton Dec. 29, 1958. 4. 1 Letter from Camel Back Inn Feb. 26, 1965. 5. 1 Letter from Theodore C. Macaulay, Col. USAF (Ret.) Jan. 9, 1958. 6. 4. Note for Ruben H. Fleet Feb. 15, 1966. 7. 1 Letter to Tom Sefton from UNITED STATES AIR FORCE ACADEMY HEADQUARTERS Sep. 11, 1961. 8. 1 Letter from Mac to Sefton Family Regarding Banking March 6, 1957. 9. 1 Letter from Paul E. Garber at the Smithsonian Institution June 8, 1965. 10. 1 Envelope to Thomas Sefton from Paul E. Garber Nov. 18, 1974. 11. 3 Page Letter from Congress Of The United States Regarding UFO Feb. 10,1965. 12. 1 Page letter with Envelope from General John C. Meyer Nov.13, 1972. 13. 1 Page Letter from Thomas Sefton to Major Theodore C. Macaulay March 4, 1957. 14. Single Envelope to Joseph W. Sefton Aug. 1, 1957. 15. 2 Letters from Brig Gen. Gerald E. Cooke, USAF March 23, 1977.
 

Folder 04- Air Force Manuscripts and Letters

Physical Description: 1. 3 Page Letter to Tom Sefton Regarding UFO’s from AF Section MAAG April 21, 1965. 2. 5 Page Manuscript on Project Blue Book. 3. 2 Page Letter to Tom Sefton from Department of the Air Force Aug. 3, 1959. 4. 3 Page Letter from the Office Memorandum/United States Government with Blue. Honorary Member and Naval Aviation 50 Aniv. Decal July 25, 1961. 5. 1 Page Letter from the Dep. Of The Air Force to Thomas Sefton July 23, 1957.
 

Folder 05- National Air and Space Museum from Paul E. Garber

Physical Description: 1. 2 Letters from NASM to Thomas Sefton with Envelope Jan. 13, 1984 & June 13, 1980. 2. 1 Letter from NASM to Thomas Sefton Apr. 20, 1981. 3. 1 Letter from NASM to Thomas Sefton March 27, 1984. 4. 1 Letter from NASM to Thomas Sefton July 7, 1967. 5. 1 Letter from NASM to Thomas Sefton March 16, 1966. 6. 1 Letter from NASM to Thomas Sefton Nov. 9, 1983. 7. 1 Letter from NASM to Thomas Sefton June 27, 1984. 8. 1 Letter from NASM to Thomas Sefton May 27, 1965. 9. 1 Letter from NASM to Thomas Sefton Sep. 19, 1983. 10. 1 Letter from NASM to Thomas Sefton and Business Card May 31, 1984.
 

Folder 06- Flight Manuals

Physical Description: 1. Primary Flight Manual from Ryan School of Aeronautics (28 Pages). 2. Pre-Flight Check Manual from Ryan School of Aeronautics (7 Pages) Aug. 17, 1943.
 

Folder 07- Aviation Year Books

Physical Description: 1. Contact Year Book 1944. 2. Air Force Basic Flying School Year Book 1944. 3. (2 Copies) Contact Class Year Book 1944.
 

Folder 08- Newspapers

Physical Description: 1. Clipping of Warplane Missing 30 Years Found May 4, 1974. 2. Clipping of Plan, Skeletons Discovered In Philippines March 26, 1970. 3. T.C. Macaulay Dies At Alpine; Pioneer Army Aviation Leader April 20, 1965. 4. Eisenhower,Spaatz,Doolittle July 15, 1974. 5. Honolulu Star Bulletin on War! Oahu Bombed By Japanese Planes December 7, 1941. 6. The Droppings December 1969. 7. The Army Air Corps Song.
 

Folder 09- Certificates and Documents

Physical Description: 1. Certificate Of Membership Department Of Aerospace Sciences. 2. Brochure From a Visit to Pearl Harbor 1966. 3. Certificate for The Caravelle first flight in San Diego June 7, 1957. 4. American Airlines Beverage Pamphlet Boeing 747 Flight NY-SD Oct. 9, 1975. 5. The “War” Book from Thomas Sefton’s Son Harley 1964. 6. Quote from Wilbur Wright. 7. Hughes H-1 Document (2 Pages).
 

Folder 10- Personal Airplane Photography

Physical Description: 1. Photo of a ‘Original Stealth Bomber’ from Mayor Bob Sarclenas. 2. Photo of a ‘Original Stealth Bomber’. 3. New Paper clipping with Main Picture of the 8-Jet Feb. 9, 1949. 4. 2 Photos of a Single Bullet and Ruler. 5. Poster of Travel Air “Mystery Ship”. 6. Photo of a Lockheed SR-71/U-2 from Col. Mike Kidder.
 

Folder 11- Personal Photography and Postcard

Physical Description: 1. Delta Airlines Postcard. 2. Continental Airlines Postcard 1975. 3. 3 Single Postcards from Heeresgeschichtliches Museum (Vienna 1980). 4. 2 Single Photos of a Army Prop Plane AF Museum 1965. 5. 6 Postcards from Mt. Sefton in New Zealand Feb. 28, 1964. 6. Photo of General Stillwell. 7. Christmas card from General and Mrs. E.W. Rawlings. 8 Photo of Supermarine S6 1931 Model. 9. Photo Album from Pearl Harbor Aug. 11-18 1962.
 

Folder 12- Airline Pamphlets

Physical Description: 1. Oh, How We Flew by Western Airlines 1976. 2. Airpower Awards Banquet Aug. 3 1957. 3. American Airlines “Happy Birthday America” Pamphlet. 4. Airlines Pamphlets IV. Western Airlines 35 Years Anniversary 1961.
 

Folder 13 and 14 Airlines Safety Manuals

Physical Description: 1. Domestic Airlines Safety Manuals: 30 Aprox. 2. International Airlines Safety Manuals: 4 Aprox.
 

Folder 15 Airline Seat Cards

Physical Description: 1. Domestic Airlines Seat Cards: 16 Aprox.