Rowena Bailey collection of Eastern Airlines materials
Scope and Contents of the Collection
The Rowena Bailey collection of Eastern Airlines materials, 1984-1991, consists of human resources, marketing, and training materials, phone directories, artifacts, and a small amount of correspondence. Rowena Bailey collected these materials during her time working for Eastern Airlines.
- Creation: 1984-1992
Restrictions on Access
Collection is open for research use.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Georgia State University is the owner of the physical collection and makes reproductions available for research, subject to the copyright law of the United States and item condition. Georgia State University may or may not own the rights to materials in the collection. It is the researcher's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and obtain permission from the copyright holder before publication, reproduction, or display of the materials beyond what is reasonable under copyright law. Researchers may quote selections from the collection under the fair use provision of copyright law.
History of Eastern Airlines
Eastern Air Lines was a major American airline from 1926 to 1991. Before its dissolution it was headquartered at Miami International Airport in an unincorporated area of Miami-Dade County, Florida. It had a near monopoly in air travel between New York and Florida from the 1930s until the 1950s and dominated this market for decades afterward. After deregulation in the late 1970s and early 1980s, labor disputes and high debt loads strained the company under the leadership of former astronaut Frank Borman. Frank Lorenzo acquired Eastern in 1985 and moved many of its assets to his other airlines, including Continental Airlines and Texas Air. After continued labor disputes and a crippling strike in 1989, Eastern ran out of money and was liquidated in 1991.
2.5 Linear Feet (in 4 boxes)
Language of Materials
The Rowena Bailey Collection of Eastern Airlines materials, 1984-1991, consists of human resources, marketing, and training materials, phone directories, artifacts, and a small amount of correspondence.
Donated by Rowena Bailey, November 7, 2018.
Processed by Hal Hansen at the file level, December 2018. 2020 accession added by Hal Hansen, August 2023.
- Rowena Bailey:
- A Guide to Her Eastern Airlines Collection at Georgia State University Library
- Hal Hansen
- December 2018
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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