Skip to main content

Lowell E. Call collection of Provo airport and aviation materials

Identifier: AR 950Cal

Scope and Contents note

Collection includes aviation-related materials collected and created by Lowell Call. Materials include educational and promotional publications, flight rating and log books, articles, guides, correspondence and additional materials related to Utah and United States aviation from WWII through the early 1980s.


  • 1932-1983


Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access note

Access to the collection is open with assistance from the archivist or staff.

Conditions Governing Use note

Open for Research. Copyright for official University records is held by Utah Valley University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical/Historical note

Retired USAF Lt. Colonel Lowell Eliason Call was born 18 February 1922 in Bancroft, Idaho. He married his wife Carolyn in 1942, and together they raised 8 children. He completed his US Army Air Corps training in February 1945, and was en route to England to pilot the B-17 Bomber when WWII ended. After his release he and his family moved to Provo, Utah, where he attended Brigham Young University. He was called back into active service in the newly formed U.S. Air Force in 1947 and flew combat missions in both the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He taught AFROTC at both Brigham Young and Oklahoma State Universities, and, after retiring from active military service, he developed an aviation science course at Orem High School, which he taught for 11 years. He passed away in Orem, Utah, 14 February 2005. Daily Herald. Lowell Eliason Call, Accessed 15 November 2017.


0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)


Collection consists of aviation-related materials collected and created by Lowell E. Call.

Arrangement note

Materials have been separated by material type and ordered by date.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Scott Call and the UVU Aviation department.

Related Archival Materials note

A digitial exhibit of this colleciton is availible online: Additional materials from Lowell E. Call are availible at Brigham Young University: Lowell E. Call papers (1911-1999), MSS 2309, L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT.

Acknowledgment of Bias and Harmful Content

The Sutherland Archives recognizes there are materials in our collections that may be offensive or harmful. Materials may contain language or depictions that are racist, sexist, Eurocentric, ableist, homophobic, etc. We present such materials unaltered to preserve context and to present a complete historical record. Sutherland Archives staff is making efforts to update our finding aids to acknowledge offensive content.

Finding aid prepared by Aimee Bastarache, Assistant Archivist
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note

Repository Details

Part of the Fulton Library George Sutherland Archives Repository

800 West University Parkway
MS 145
Orem Utah 84058 United States