James S. Yates manuscript on "The Three Aviation Brothers", 1920-2008

Overview of the Collection

James S. Yates manuscript on "The Three Aviation Brothers"
1920-2008 (inclusive)
1 folder
Collection Number
MG 5728
This collection consists of a history of the three Yates brothers, Henry T., John A., and James S., and their respective careers in the aviation industry. This biographical history was written by James S. Yates.
University of Idaho Library, Special Collections and Archives
Special Collections and Archives
University of Idaho Library
875 Perimeter Drive
MS 2350
Moscow, ID
Telephone: 2088850845
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

The author, James S. Yates is a University of Idaho alumni, class of 1942, Art and Architecture. He worked for the Boeing Company during his career.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

This collection is a 61 page biographical history of the three Yates brothers and their respective careers in the aviation industry titled The Three Aviation Brothers. The history was written by the youngest brother, James S. Yates. It chronicles the careers of his brothers Henry T., and John A. from entering the Boeing School of Aeronautics to becoming master mechanics and flight engineers for companies such as Pan American Airways and United Airlines and details his own more than 30-year career with the Boeing Company.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Acquisition Information

This collection was donated to the University of Idaho Library Special Collections and Archives by its author, James S. Yates in 2008 (accession MA 2009-09).

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Aircraft
  • Boeing Aircraft Company
  • Flight

Form or Genre Terms

  • Biography