Frank Coffyn Scrapbooks and Photo Albums

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0065
Creators:
Coffyn, Frank, 1878-1960
Dates:
1911-1932
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.93 Cubic Feet
(4 flatboxes)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of five scrapbooks. Scrapbook A consists of photographs and newspaper clippings relating to Coffyn's visit to the aviation meet of the Michigan Aero Club June 19-23 1911. Scrapbook B is basically newspaper clippings of Coffyn's flights in various parts of the U.S. during the year 1912. Scrapbook C is a photo album of 1910-1932 , with photos labeled by subject and date. This scrapbook contains some images of a model B Wright Biplane. Book D includes photographs of Coffyn in New York harbor, images of Lachapelle's Gliding Boat, a photo and letter from portrait artist Lewis Eugene Thompson, and a Halcon Caravel ship photo. Book E is a photo album containing images of Coffyn and a Burgess Flying Boat in 1913

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Frank Coffyn (1878-1960) was a pioneer flyer and aviation consultant. Coffyn learned to fly from the Wright Brothers in Dayton Ohio, was a member of the original Wright Flying Team.

General
General
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Using the Collection
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Conditions Governing Use
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests

Keywords
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Aeronautics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Air pilots Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wright (Co) Model B Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Burgess Aircraft Family Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Coffyn, Frank, 1878-1960 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Thompson, Lewis Eugene Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wright, Orville, 1871-1948 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Michigan Aero Club Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wright Flying Team Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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