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:
- Aeronautics, Commercial
National Air and Space Museum Archives
No restrictions on access
Silliman, Elton Ross 1902-
- Aerovias Centrales, S.A
- CiA Mexicana de Aviacion, S.A
- Pan American World Airways, Inc
1.09 cubic feet (1 records center box)
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.
- Collection descriptions
- Financial records