McGhee Tyson Airport (Knoxville, Tenn.)
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Knoxville airports scrapbooks (1954-59; 1959-63; 1964-68; 1969-74); photographs of airport, Amra Grotto; U. T. football (scrapbook), masonic apron in frame; baseball and political ephemera (father Arthur Atkin) U. T. Football scrapbooks (1934-1974); sheet music (printed and handwritten scores), trumpet mute shaped like small hat, photographs
American Airlines Flagship “Knoxville” Includes printed color photograph from C. R. Smith Museum, Fort Worth, Texas where the airplane was apparently retired. Two color photographs at McGhee Tyson Airport, Newspaper clipping about stewardess Esther Carlson getting her wings May 1939
Commemorative envelopes, postcards, postal cachets, and commemorative stamps, including McGhee Tyson Airport, John Sevier and others.
McGhee Tyson Airport Official Dedication Envelopes, October 15, 1937 (4 items); 1 airmail postcard; 1938 postal cachets (30 items); envelopes with stamps 1937-1965 (162 items) Printed envelope with stamps and images for the Bicentennial of the death of John Sevier [cachets are special printed or inscribed messages on the envelopes]
Knoxville Aero Corp ticket (no. 244) In 1919, the Knoxville Aero Club formed a subsidiary organization, Knoxville Aero Corporation in order to sell stock and to raise money to purchase an airplane. The KAC bought a Curtiss Standard airplane christened "Knoxville" on Sept. 5, 1921. The Knoxville Aero Corporation became an airplane sales and flying service that was based at McGhee Tyson Airport on Sutherland Avenue in the 1920s.
Knoxville Metropolitan Airport, McGhee Tyson Airport; contains news articles and VHS tapes.