Correspondence and telegrams with and about Jean Batten, 1933-1938, and Charles Ulm, 1933-1936. Scrapbooks of newspaper cuttings on Jean Batten, Captain Hans Bertram, Jim Broadbent, A.E. Clouston and Victor Ricketts, Amy Johnson and James A. Mollison, C.W.A. Scott, Charles Ulm, and the speedboat Miss England III, owned by Lord Wakefield and driven by Don Kayak.

50 cm. (3 boxes)

Related Entities

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Kayak, Don. (person)

Scott, Charles W., Col. (person)

Epithet: of London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000618.0x0003e5 ...

Batten, Jean, 1909-1982. (person)

Castrol Australia Pty. Ltd (corporateBody)

Under its earlier name of C.C. Wakefield and Co. Ltd, Castrol sponsored a number of aviators in the 1930s. From the description of Records. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225845301 ...

Bertram, Hans, 1906-1993 (person)

C.C. Wakefield & Co. (corporateBody)

Clouston, A. E. 1908- (person)

Ulm, C. T. P. 1897-1934 (person)

Mollison, James Allan, 1905-1959 (person)

Aviator. Made Australia-England record flight in 1931. From the description of Letter [manuscript]. 1936. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 223111809 ...

Ricketts, Victor. (person)

Miss England III (Speedboat) (corporateBody)

Broadbent, Jim (person)

Johnson, Amy, 1903-1941 (person)

Born in 1903 in Hull, England, Amy Johnson learned to fly and obtained a pilot's license in 1928. Later that year she became the first women in England to earn an aircraft engineer's license. During the rest of her short life, Johnson made several historic, records flights including flights from London to Australia and London to Tokyo. With the advent of WW II, Johnson joined the British Air Transport Auxilary and while flying from Blackpool to Oxford in 1941, crashed in the Thames Estuary and d...

Wakefield, C. C. Sir, 1859-1941. (person)