As an aviation enthusiast, pop culture specialist, philatelist specializing in clipper covers, and airline poster collector, Larry Weirather has published many articles on these topics leading up to The China Clipper, Pan American Airways and Popular Culture.  Additional information that he wrote on topics related to the book can be found by clicking on the following article links.  More articles can be found by perusing back issues of such publications as Airmail Northwest, The Airpost Journal, The Bulletin of the Metropolitan Air Post Society.


Romancing the Clipper
“Romancing the Clipper:  America’s Technological Coming of Age in Children’s Literature” first appeared in Studies in Popular Culture, XIII:1 (1990), 27-45.

What Happened to the Jets?
This illustrated article on the reasons behind the changing graphic nature of airline poster art, including that of Pan American World Airways, first appeared in The Popular Culture Review, Vol. 5 No. 2 (August 1994), 123-131.

The Mystery of the Sugar Cane Clipper Covers (External Site)
This link will take you directly to this article on the website of the Metropolitan Air Post Society, which originally published this article in The Bulletin of the Metropolitn Air Post Society, Vol. 16, No. 3 (July-Sept. 2001), 3-4.