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ALPA Los Angeles Records

Identifier: LR000247_LA
ALPA Los Angeles collection includes correspondence, minutes, reports and statistics concerning various airlines. Agreements, bid information, mergers, questionnaires, and surveys make up a large portion of this collection as well.

Important subjects: Agreements American Airlines (AAL) Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) Bid Information Board of Directors (BOD) Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) Continental Airlines (CAL) Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) Los Angeles Airways (LAA) Master Executive Council (MEC) Mergers Pacific Northern Airlines (PNA) Pilots Retirement System Schedule Committee (SSC) Trans World Airlines (TWA) United Airlines (UAL) Western Airlines (WAL)

Important Correspondents: Continental Airlines (CAL) Master Executive Council (MEC) United Airlines (UAL) Western Airlines (WAL)


  • 1943 - 1978
  • Majority of material found within 1960 - 1978


Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.


Collection is open for research.


Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials.


26 Linear Feet (26 SB)


The majority of correspondence files and records in this collection relate to the following airlines: American Airlines, Continental Airlines, Trans World Airlines, United Airlines, Western Airlines and Los Angeles Airways. Also included are files on mergers and agreements.


Folders are arranged alphabetically.


The papers of the Airline Pilots Association of Los Angeles were deposited to the Walter P. Reuther Library in 1970 and have been added to over the years since that time. Last addition was in 1986.

Related Materials

ALPA collections

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Walter P. Reuther Library.
Guide to the ALPA Los Angeles Records
Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

5401 Cass Avenue
Detroit MI 48202 USA