Correspondence of Octave Chanute,

Collection ID:
Chanute, Octave, 1832-1910
Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences (U.S.). Aeronautical Archives
Physical Description:
13 volumes
(various pagings)
28 cm.
Smithsonian Libraries

Existence and Location of Originals note
Library of Congress. Manuscript Division.

General note
General note
Title transcribed from typed t.p.
General note
Carbon copy of the original typewritten transcript housed in the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress. The date of creation for the transcript is unknown.
General note
Leaves are printed on the recto side only.
General note
Arranged alphabetically by correspondent, with chronological sub-arrangement. Includes letters written by or to Chanute.
General note
A subject index (including personal names) for the set is bound in v. 1.

Local Notes
Local Notes
NASMRB copy is imperfect: v. 10 is wanting.
NASMRB copy has bookplate: Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences. Presented by the Library of Congress to the Aeronautical Archives. With the printed label for the Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences mounted on the front covers and its embossed stamp on the t.p.'s.
NASMRB copy has stamp on t.p.: Smithsonian Libraries, Aug. 3, 1973; accession nos.: 11114-11125.
NASMRB copy of v. 4 has 5 carbon copies of letters on yellow paper laid in; the NASMRB copy of v. 5 also has two leaves laid in.

Keywords table of terms and types.
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