This collection documents the work of John A. Jamnicky at two organizations, the National Catholic Conference of Airport Chaplains and International Association of Civil Aviation Chaplains. Jamnicky who was the president of both organizations in the late 1980s to mid 1990s. The collection contains photographs, the correspondence with airport chaplains and members of the Roman Catholic hierarchy, brochures describing airports and the services, religious or otherwise provided, materials from annual conferences, and other materials regarding aviation ministry. The collection covers a wide geographic scope, documenting the international aviation ministry. Correspondence and meeting minutes reveal the chaplains’ everyday work with airport travelers and workers. The chaplains documented their experience with the homeless who use the airport as a shelter and members of the surrounding community who are affected by the airport’s employment opportunities, noise, pollution, and ground traffic.
Series I: Airport Files
Series II: International Association of Civilian Airport Chaplains Files
Series III: National Conference of Catholic Airport Chaplains Files
Series IV: Photographs