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Safety manuals

Identifier: Sub-Series 1

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The David Toms Collection consists of 1,059 transportation-related items from 123 airlines and cruise lines. The collection primarily consists of airline menus and safety cards, with a strong secondary component of airline-related ephemera and cruise ship menus. Items in the collection are in 27 languages; most items are in two or more languages. Materials in the collection range from the 1950s to the early 2000s.


  • 1952 - 2008
  • Other: Majority of material found within 1952 - 2008


Conditions Governing Access

To inquire about access to this collection, please contact the Transportation Library at or (847) 491-5273.


From the Collection: 1059 items

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Library Details

Part of the Northwestern University Transportation Library Repository

Main Library, 5th Floor, North Tower
1970 Campus Drive
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US