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Francis Q. Vogtner Eastern Airlines collection

Identifier: L2012-26

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection contains airline timetables, in-flight materials and company newspapers from 1969 to 1989.


  • 1964-1989


Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the Worldwide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult the reference archivist to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original.

Biography of Francis Q. Vogtner

Francis (Frank) Quigley Vogtner (1922-2010) was an Eastern Air Lines pilot. Born and raised in Mobile, Alabama, he graduated from Spring Hill College and received a masters degree from the University of Alabama. He and his wife, Mary Elizabeth (Zietz) Vogtner, had ten children. A pilot in the US Marine Corps during World War II and the Korean War, Vogtner moved to Atlanta, Georgia, in 1956 to pursue his career with Eastern Air Lines. Headquartered in Miami, Florida, Eastern Airlines was one of the "Big Four" airlines that dominated the passenger airline business in the United States during the 1950s and 1960s. Eastern declared bankruptcy in 1989 and ceased operations in 1991.


0.2 Linear Feet (in 1 box)

Language of Materials



Francis (Frank) Quigley Vogtner was an Eastern Air Lines pilot from 1956 to 1989. The collection contains airline timetables, in-flight materials and company newspapers.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Stephen Zietz, June 2012.

Related Archival Materials

Related Materials in This Repository

  1. W. J. Usery, Jr. papers, 1940; 1952-2004 (L1985-12)
  2. Carolyn Lee Wills collection of Eastern Airlines' Southern Region Public Relations Office records, 1927-2008 (L1986-27)
  3. International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers records, 1891-2002 (L1992-14)
  4. John Chaknis Eastern Airlines strike collection, 1986-1990 (L2000-09)
  5. John Sugg collection, 1985-1991 (L2005-14)
  6. Frank Borman papers, 1961-1989 (L2005-16)
  7. James R. Ashlock collection, 1938-1991 (L2009-10)
  8. Martha Hamilton collection, 1988-1991 (L2013-01)

Separated Materials

During processing, periodicals were separated to the Southern Labor Archives Periodicals Collection finding aid or catalog.

Separated to the Southern Labor Archives Periodicals Collection

  1. Falcon (Eastern Airlines employee newspaper, 6 issues), 1969, 1972
  2. ATL - The Airport Newsletter, May 11, 1972

Processing Information

Processed by Bob Scarr at the file level, June 2012.
Francis Q. Vogtner:
A Guide to His Eastern Air Line Collection at Georgia State University Library
Georgia State University Library
June 22, 2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Revision Statements

  • June 2012: Electronic finding aid created by Bob Scarr.
  • November 2012: EAD edited by Hal Hansen.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

100 Decatur St., S.E.
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
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