Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

International Organization of Women Pilots (IOWP), "The 99s", (Lubbock, Texas Chapter):

An Inventory of Its Records 1922-1999, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Ninety-Nines (Organization). Lubbock Chapter.
Title: International Organization of Women Pilots (IOWP), "The Ninety-Nines", Lubbock Chapter Records,
Dates: 1922-1999
Abstract: The collection contains the records of the Lubbock, Texas, Chapter of the International Organization of Women Pilots, which was formed in 1972. The International Organization of Women Pilots or "99s" was founded in 1929 for the mutual support of women aviators and the advancement of aviation.
Collection # S 1525.2
Quantity: 5 boxes (5.0 linear feet)
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

The International Organization of Women Pilots or "99s" was founded in 1929 for the mutual support of women aviators and the advancement of aviation. The Lubbock chapter was formed in 1972, initially, with eleven members among whom were housewives, businesswomen, teachers and nurses. Their principal goal is to encourage members to remain proficient in flying and acquire advanced ratings.


Scope and Contents

Records of the Lubbock, Texas, Chapter of the International Organization of Women Pilots. This material includes papers relating to chapter business and activities, such as membership records, meetings, seminars and classes, and financial reports. A range of printed material is contained including international membership directories, FAA supplements and catalogs, biographies of famous women, and a history of the "99s".


 

The records are organized into twelve series by topic. These are: Chapter Business and Activities, Sectional Business and Activities, International Headquarters Business and Activities, Aerospace Education and Supplementary Materials, United States Proficiency Flight Team, Air Races, History and General Information, Personalities and Biographies, Miscellaneous, Scrapbooks and Periodicals.

Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research


Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Persons)
White, Edna Gardner
Subjects (Organizations)
Ninety-Nines (Organization)
United States. Federal Aviation Administration
Subjects
Aeronautics--Study and teaching
Air pilots--Texas
Airplanes--Piloting
Flight
Flight training
Women air pilots
Women air pilots--Texas
Women air pilots--Training of

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Inventory for the International Organization of Women Pilots (IOWP), "The 99s", (Lubbock, Texas Chapter) Records, 1922-1999, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Collection accession #(s):
98-0047-B

Gift, 1998

Processed by

A. Ramirez, June 9, 2000


additional Sources

"Airborne 99'ers- Women Pilots "[video]. Texas In Review: July 1, 1957.

"Women's Airforce Service Pilots." Handbook of Texas. Austin: Texas State Historical Society, 1996. July 1, 1957.


Collection Inventory

 

Chapter Business and Activities

box folder
1 1 Membership Rosters and Directories, 1971-1995
2 Newsletters and Calendars, 1976-1989
3 Meeting Minutes and Notes, 1976-1989
4 Financial Reports, 1980-1989
5 International Membership Directories, 1971-1978
6 International Membership Directories, 1978-1986
7 International Membership Directories, 1986-1991
8 International Membership Directories, 1990-1995
box folder
2 1 Scholarships, 1975-1984
2 Safety Proficienty Programs, 1986-1988
3 Social Activities, 1972-1988
4 Activity Reports, 1976-1988
5 Insurance and Legal Forms, undated
6 Standard Operating Procedures Manual, and Revisions of 1977 1989



 

Sectional Business and Activities

box folder
2 7 Correspondence, 1977-1989
8 Newsletters, 1978-1988
9 Southcentral Section Meeting Minutes and Notes, 1972-1990
10 Southcentral Section Meeting, Lubbock Chapter notes and invoices, 1980
11 Financial Reports, 1971-1987



 

International Headquarters Business and Activities

box folder
2 12 Correspondence, 1974-1990
13 Meeting Minutes and Notes, 1972-1985
14 Financial Reports, 1977-1991



 

Aerospace Education and Supplementary Materials

box folder
2 15 NASA Supplements, 1974-1983
16 FAA Supplements-Teacher Guides and FAA Catalogs, 1967-1978
17 FAA Supplements-Careers and Education, 1973-1977
18 FAA Supplements-History of Aviation, 1970-1974



 

Air Races

box folder
3 1 United States Proficiency Flight Team, Air Races 1983
2 All Women Transcontinental Air Race, 1973-1977
3 Intercontinental Air Race, 1973



 

History and General Information

box folder
3 4 "99's" and "66's"
5 Book- History of the Ninety-Nines, 1979



 

Personalities and Biographies

box folder
3 6 Edna Gardner White, 1903-1992
7 Women in Aviation, 1910-1988



 

Miscellaneous

box folder
3 8 Miscellaneous, Memorabilia, Clippings, and Programs, 1974-1987



 

Scrapbooks

box
4 Scrapbook I, 1972-1976
Scrapbook II, 1977-1984



 

Periodicals

box
5 "99" News, October, 1971, May/June, 1995
Air and Space, April, 1978; Jan/Feb, 1979; Nov/Dec, 1979; Spring, 1981