Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0137
Creators:
Unknown
Dates:
1769-1918
bulk 1869-1875
Languages:
Multiple languages
This collection contains materials in both English and French.
Physical Description:
0.25 Cubic feet
1 slim legal box
Repository:
The Early Ballooning Prints collection contains .25 cubic feet of material related to early ballooning history.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of prints, newspapers, articles, and a letter related to early ballooning history.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is organized according to format.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
This collection documents 18th, 19th, and 20th century ballooning feats. One print, while not of the period, depicts the oldest known representation of a parachute (1617).

Administration
Processing Information
Arranged, described, and encoded by Amanda Buel, 2019.
Author
Amanda Buel
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, XXXX.0137

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access
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.
Preferred Citation
Early Ballooning Prints, Acc. NASM.XXXX.0137, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Aeronautics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Balloons -- pre-1900 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Balloons -- History Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Post, Augustus Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
14390 Air & Space Museum Parkway
Chantilly, VA 20151
NASMRefDesk@si.edu
http://airandspace.si.edu/research/resources/archives/