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Elton Ross Silliman Papers, 1930-1982

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Collection Item Summary:

This collection consists of Silliman's personal and business papers. The material consists of correspondence, photographs and documents pertaining to airline operations during the period 1930-1960, and airport and hotel financial records. The material includes also contains club and society reports, and membership lists.

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • Airlines
  • Aeronautics, Commercial
  • Aeronautics

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

Restrictions

No restrictions on access

Creator

Silliman, Elton Ross 1902-

Subject

  • Aerovias Centrales, S.A
  • CiA Mexicana de Aviacion, S.A
  • Pan American World Airways, Inc

Physical description

1.09 cubic feet (1 records center box)

Date

  • 1930
  • 1930-1982

Place

  • Mexico
  • Panama
  • Venezuela

Notes

Elton Ross Silliman (1902- ) was a businessman and manager. After graduating from high school Silliman organized Aerovias Centrales, S.A. (1931-32) in Mexico. He then joined Pan American Airways, Inc, as its special representative in Central America, Panama, Venezuela, and the Dutch West Indies (1932-43). He then became general manager of CIA Mexicana de Aviacion, S.A.

Type

  • Reports
  • Collection descriptions
  • Financial records
  • Photographs
  • Correspondence

Local number

1989-0050

Finding Aids

Online Finding Aid