Anne Lyon Haight papers, 1931-1943
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Brief Description: The Anne Lyon Haight papers (2013-127-0) consist of newspaper clippings, letters, airline brochures, memorabilia, and photographs of airplane trips taken by Mrs. Sherman Haight. These trips include the maiden flight of a Pan-American Clipper seaplane from Miami to Cristobal, Panama Canal Zone in November 1931 that made stops in Cuba, Jamaica and Barranquilla, Columbia and was piloted by Charles Lindbergh. Also a trip on a Pan American Dixie Clipper which was the first commercial passenger trip across the Atlantic, leaving Port Jefferson, Long Island on June 29, 1939. In 1944, Mrs. Haight went to Colombia and Ecuador, South America on a Pan American plane to join Joselyn Crane, a researcher for the New York Zoological Society. And she was on another first - the first Pan American jet flight to Europe - in 1958.
Held at:
Litchfield Historical Society
7 South Street, P.O. Box 385
Litchfield, CT 6759
Phone: 860-567-4501
Fax: 860-567-3565
Email: archivist [at] litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org
Volume: 1.0 Boxes
Acquired: 10/22/2013.
Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research.
Acquisition Notes: Tracy Griswold  Gift
Other Formats: For more information please see http://www.litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org.
PreferredCitation: Anne Lyon Haight papers (2013-127-0), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, P.O. Box 385, 7 South Street, Litchfield, Connecticut 06759.