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Raymond Milton Wilson Papers

Identifier: WH433

Scope and Contents

Collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, records of Monarch Airlines, Ray Wilson's Flying School, W & B (Wilson-Bonfils) Flying School; Frontier Airlines; microfilm (Mflm97) contains newspaper clippings on Wilson, Ray Wilson's Flying School, aeronautics.


  • 1922-1969

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from material in the collection should be discussed with the appropriate librarian or archivist. Permission for publication may be given on behalf of the Denver Public Library as the owner of the physical item. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained by the customer. The Library does not assume any responsibility for infringement of copyright or publication rights of the manuscript held by the writer, heirs, donors, or executors. Reproduction restrictions are decided on a case-by-case basis.

Biographical / Historical

Raymond Milton Wilson was a Colo. aviation pioneer. Worked with the Denver base of Curtin-Wright Flying Service (1929-1931), Colorado National Guard 125th Observation Squadron (1931-1935), W & B Flying School at Chickasha, Okla. (1941-1945), Monarch Air Lines (1946-1950), Frontier Airlines (1950-1954).


4 Boxes

2 oversize boxes

1 microfilm reels (35mm)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Raymond M. Wilson, 1976, 1984. Gift, Darrel J. Behrendsen, 2019.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory. Repository contains one positive and one negative copy of microfilm. Negative located B1; Rg110;Sec1;Sf3;Box1;RL1


Portion of collection is available on microfilm (Mflm 97).

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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy
Denver CO 80204 United States