Manuscript Vertical Files

Collection Number: MVF 26-10

Accession Number: 0809-141

Item(s): A Braniff Airways passenger ticket and baggage check coupon, September 10, 1949; tokens for the Dallas Railway & Terminal Co., n.d.

Donor: Anonymous

Date Received: July 6, 2009

Literary Rights Statement: 

Permission to publish from the collection must be obtained from the Irving Archives, Irving Public Library.


The file contains the passenger copy of a Braniff Airways ticket and baggage check coupon for a flight from Wichita Falls, Texas, to Dallas, Texas, on September 10, 1949. The cost of the flight including tax was $8.34.  The file also contains the Braniff envelope in which the ticket was placed. A Braniff route map and a list of the cities served by the airline are printed on the envelope. Also in the file are four tokens from the Dallas Railway & Terminal Company. The tokens are good for one fare in the city. The Dallas Railway & Terminal Company was Dallas’s largest bus and street car system. It began operation in 1917. It ceased it streetcar operation in 1956.