Early Aviation in 1910 and 1911 Scrapbook
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0299
Creators:
Culver, C. C.
Dates:
1910-1911
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.18 Cubic feet
1 flat box
Repository:
This collection consists of a scrapbook covering the International Aviation Meet at Belmont Park, Long Island, New York in October 1910, the Aero Meet at Grant Park, Chicago in August 1911, as well as other early aviation activities.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of a scrapbook covering the International Aviation Meet at Belmont Park, Long Island, New York in October 1910, including the statistics of airplanes involved, official Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI) barograph records, and numerous photographs of participants with their aircraft. The scrapbook also includes coverage of the Aero Meet at Grant Park, Chicago in August 1911 as well as other early aviation activities. Pilots shown in the scrapbook include Glenn Hammond Curtiss; Augustus Post; Arch Hoxsey; Harry Harkness; Frank M. Kennedy; William S. Luckey; Hugh Armstrong Robinson; Roy Carrington Kirtland; Harry Graham; Frederick E. Humphreys; and Frank Purdy Lahm. Aircraft shown in the scrapbook include models by Curtiss; Wright; Blériot; Antoinette; Santos-Dumont; Clément-Bayard; Farman; Baldwin (Thomas); Grahame-White; and the Frisbie 1910 Biplane. An inscription inside the front cover of the album reads, "To Glenn H. Curtiss, With the compliments of C. C. Culver, Lt. Col. A.C., Langley Field, Va, June 1, 1929."

Arrangement
Arrangement
Collection is in original order.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
The second International Aviation Meet took place at Belmont Park, Long Island, New York from October 22 to 30, 1910. Numerous prizes were awarded throughout this tournament in relation to speed, altitude, duration, and distance. Another major aviation meet took place at Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois in August 1911.

Administration
Author
Jessamyn Lloyd
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Unknown, material found in collection, NASM.XXXX.0299
Processing Information
Arranged, described, and encoded by Jessamyn Lloyd, 2021.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
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.
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access
Preferred Citation
Early Aviation in 1910 and 1911 Scrapbook, NASM.XXXX.0299, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
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Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
14390 Air & Space Museum Parkway
Chantilly, VA 20151
NASMRefDesk@si.edu
https://airandspace.si.edu/archives