Ithaca Airways Records,1927-1942

Collection Number: 3169

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Ithaca Airways records, 1927-1942.
Collection Number:
3169
Creator:
Ithaca Airways.
Quantity:
1.6 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, cancelled checks, deposit slips, notes, mortgages, cancelled stock certificates, invoices, ledger books, cashbooks, checkbooks, receipt books, bank books, a daybook, training forms, maps, notes, exams, pamphlets, an atlas, logbooks, personal papers, and other materials.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Records of Ithaca Airways, which was founded by Herbert M. Peters in Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York. It later became Ithaca Flying Service Inc.
Language:
Collection material in English


ORGANIZATIONAL HISTORY

Ithaca Airways was founded by Herbert M. Peters in Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York. It later became Ithaca Flying Service Inc.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Records include correspondence, 1928-29, and Ithaca Airways miscellany; financial records including cancelled checks, deposit slips, notes, mortgages, cancelled stock certificates, and invoices, 1928-40, also ledger books, cashbooks, checkbooks, receipt books, and bank books for the Ithaca Airways Corporation and the Ithaca Flying Service, 1928-42, also one daybook of the Cornell Flying Club, 1935-36; pilot information including training forms, maps, notes, exams, pamphlets, an atlas, and logbooks, 1929-41; and Herbert M. Peters' personal papers including financial records and miscellany, 1927-42; and Dorothy B. Peters' records as treasurer for Girl Scout Camp Comstock 1939, and School District 16, Town of Ulysses, 1939.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Ithaca Airways.
Peters, Dorothy B.
Peters, Herbert M., d.1972.
Cornell Flying Club.
Girl Scout Camp Comstock.
Ithaca Flying Service, Inc.

Subjects:
Aeronautics.
Airlines.
Airplanes--Piloting.
Air pilots.

Places:
Ithaca (N.Y.)--Commerce.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Ithaca Airways records, #3169. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 1
Correspondence
1928-1929
Box 1 Folder 2
Ithaca Airways Miscellany
ca. 1941
Financial Records
Box 1 Folder 3
Ithaca Airways, cancelled checks
1928
Box 1 Folder 4
Ithaca Airways, cancelled checks
1929
Box 1 Folder 5
Ithaca Airways, cancelled checks
1930
Box 1 Folder 6
Ithaca Airways, deposit slips
1939
Box 1 Folder 7-8
Ithaca Flying Service, cancelled checks
1939-1940
Box 1 Folder 9
Ithaca Airways, notes, mortgages, and cancelled stock certificates
1928-1931
Box 1 Folder 10
NY Telephone, NYSEG and Mohawk Gas, invoices
1930, 1939-1940
Box 1 Folder 11
Ithaca Airways, Gas Statiion Statements
1939-1940
Box 1 Folder 12
Ithaca Airways, Adding Machine Division - Morse Products, invoices
1930
Box 1 Folder 13
Ithaca Flying Service, Air Associates Inc. invoices
1939
Box 1 Folder 14
Cayuga Lumber Co. and Cotton and Hanlan, invoices
1939
Box 1 Folder 15
Continental Motors Corp., invoices
1939
Box 1 Folder 16
D.B. Stewart & Co. Inc., invoices
1939
Box 1 Folder 17
Ithaca Flying Service, invoices and War Dept. notices
1939
Box 1 Folder 18
Lohr & Kramer, invoices
1939
Box 1 Folder 19
Piper Aircraft Corp., invoices
1939
Box 1 Folder 20
Ithaca Flying Service, Texaco invoices
1929-1930
Box 1 Folder 21
Warner Aircraft Corp., invoices
1939
Box 1 Folder 22-23
Invoices
1939
Box 1 Folder 24
Ithaca Airways, misc. bills and receipts
1939-1940
Box 1 Folder 25
Ithaca Flying Service, financial statements
Box 1 Folder 26
Ithaca Airways, tax reports
1928-1930
Box 1 Folder 27
Ithaca Flying Service, financial book
1929-1934
Box 2 Volume 1
Ledger book with names and sum pd. (alphabetical)
1935-1936
Box 2 Volume 2
Daybook - property of Cornell Flying Club, with loose pages listing enrollment
1935-1936
Box 2 Volume 3
Ledger - accounts book with names and sums pd.
1934-1935
Box 2 Volume 4
Cashbook - labelled charge - alphabetical names and sum pd.
1936-1937
Box 2 Volume 5
Cashbook - labelled Robinson, Kellogg and Storage - listing parts, labor, and sums
1936-1938
Box 2 Volume 6
Journal - labelled Daybook with expenses and sums
1939-1941
Box 3 Volume 1
Genesee Composition Book
Sept. 18, 1934
Box 3 Volume 2
Check book stubs - H.M. Peters
1936-1938
Box 3 Volume 3
Check book stubs - H.M. Peters
1938-1940
Box 3 Volume 4
Check book stubs - H.M. Peters
1940
Box 3 Volume 5
Receipt book
1928-1930
Box 3 Volume 6
Receipt book
1928
Box 3 Volume 7
Bank book for Ithaca Flying Service, Tompkins Co. Trust Co.
1935-1937
Box 3 Volume 8
Check book
1928
Box 3 Volume 9
Check book
1928-1929
Box 3 Volume 10
Check book
1935
Box 3 Volume 11-13
Check book
1941
Box 3 Volume 14
Check book
1942
Pilot Information
Box 4
Department of Commerce Civil Aeronautics Admin. Civilian Pilot Training forms: 589 A-D, 527 A-D
Box 4 Folder 1
Dept. of Commerce information including maps and notes
ca. 1935
Box 4
1 Pilot kit
Box 4 Volume 1
Complete Exam, Questions and Answers, Civil Air Regulations for Student and Private Pilots
Box 4 Volume 2
Elementary Aerodynamics, K.D. Wood
Box 4 Volume 3
Notes on the Interpretation of Aeroplane Photographs
Box 4 Volume 4
Notes on the Interpretation of Aeroplane Photographs, illustrations to accompany
Box 4 Volume 5
U.S. Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla., Flight School Training
Box 4 Volume 6
Dept. of Commerce, Violation Report forms
Box 4 Volume 7
Aviation Atlas
1933-1934
Pilot log books, maps, and pamphlets
Box 5
14 log books
1929-1941
Box 5
1 aeronautical maps
Box 5
Aeronautical pamphlets
Box 5
Copy of The New Cadet System of Ground School Training, 1935-1936 edition
1935-1936
Herbert M. Peters family, personal papers
Box 6 Folder 1
Pilot's license and mechanic's license, neg. and pos.
1927-1940
Box 6 Folder 2
H.M. Peters Miscellany
Box 6 Folder 3
Misc. financial records
1940-1942
Box 6 Folder 4
Check book
1939-1941
Box 6 Folder 5
Check book
1942
Girl Scout Camp Comstock financial records, Dorothy B. Peters, treasurer, 1939
Box 6 Folder 6
First National Bank Statements
1939
Box 6 Folder 7
Inventories
1939
Box 6 Folder 8
Cayuga Motor Corp. invoices
1939
Box 6 Folder 9
Food invoices
1939
Box 6 Folder 10-11
Invoices
1939
Box 6 Folder 12
Menus
1939-1940
Box 6 Folder 13
Accounts, menus
Box 6 Folder 14
Cancelled check
1939
School District #16, Town of Ulysses, D.B. Peters
Box 6 Folder 15
Bank statements
1940
Box 6 Folder 16
Collector's receipts
1939-1941