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Papers of Sir Patrick Gordon Taylor, 1922-1967 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2690872
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Taylor, P. G. (Patrick Gordon), Sir, 1896-1966
 
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Description [1922-1967] 
13 m. (92 boxes) + fol. items. 
Summary

Correspondence, business communications, publications including aviation journals and air almanacs, manuscripts of his published works, press cuttings, plans, Australian National Airlines papers, flight charts, notes, incomplete MS autobiography, a taped interview with Taylor in Samoa on the return flight to Australia from South America, 1951 and other papers.

Biography/History

Air pilot and navigator on long-range solo flights and surveys of Indian Ocean and Pacific routes. Flew as captain with Australian National Airlines, 1930-1931. Flew with Kingsford-Smith in the Southern Cross as second pilot and navigator, 1933-1935. Navigator aboard Charles Ulm's Faith in Australia, 1933. Published books dealing with his experiences.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : MS 2594.

Related Material Associated materials: Uniforms, clothing and personal equipment of Capt. P. G. Taylor R.F.C., 1914-1918 are held in Australian War Memorial. 
Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list available (7 p.). 
Subjects Taylor, P. G. (Patrick Gordon), Sir, 1896-1966 -- Archives.  |  Ulm, C. T. P. (Charles Thomas Phillippe), 1897-1934.  |  Kingsford-Smith, Charles, 1897-1935.  |  Frigate Bird II (Airplane)  |  Air pilots -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Aeronautics -- Australia -- Flights.  |  Transpacific flights.
Time Coverage 1922-1967 
Occupation Aviators.

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