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Papers of Scotty Allan, 1905-1993 [manuscript]
Bib ID 471204
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Allan, Scotty (George Urquhart), 1900-1996
 
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Description [1905-1993] 
56 cm. (4 boxes) + 1 folio package. 
Summary

Correspondence, personal documents, notebook, diary, newspaper cuttings, invitations and other papers relating to Allan's career including his work as a pilot for the Royal Air Force and Australian National Airways and as an employee of Qantas. Also includes papers relating to Catalina flying boats and their use by the RAAF in World War II and writings by various authors on aviation in Australia.

Biography/History

Air pilot and Deputy General Manager of Qantas. Pilot with Australian National Airways, 1929-1931 and employee of Qantas, 1934-1961. Allan flew with Charles Ulm and P.G. Taylor in the record-breaking "Faith in Australia" flight from England to Australia in 1933.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : MS 4911.

Related Material Associated material: Photographs and maps from the Allan Papers are held in National Library of Australia Pictorial and Map Sections. 
Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list available (3 p.). 
Subjects Allan, Scotty (George Urquhart), 1900-1996 -- Archives.  |  Ulm, C. T. P. (Charles Thomas Phillippe), 1897-1934.  |  Qantas Airways.  |  Australian National Airways.  |  Air pilots -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Aeronautics -- Australia.  |  Seaplanes.  |  Catalina (Seaplane)  |  World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations.
Time Coverage 1905-1993 
Occupation Aircraft pilots.  |  Aviators.

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