Roger B. Whitman Early Aviation Photograph Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0517
Creators:
Whitman, Roger B.
Dates:
1909-1911
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.25 Cubic Feet
(7 folders)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of 163 photographs, collected by Whitman, covering early aviation activities in predominantly the United States and France. Aircraft manufacturers represented include: Wright, Curtiss, Bell, Bleriot, Antoinette, Deperdussin, Farman, Voisin, and other American, French, and British designers of the period 1909-1911. The following events are represented: 1909, 1910 Grande Semaines d'Aviation, 1910 Quinzaine de la Baie de la Seine, 1909 meet at Blackpool England and the 1910 meets at Belmont Part Long Island, Nice and other locations. Flights represented include: Bleriot's Channel flight, Latham's flight over San Francisco and flights in and around New York and Paris. Aviators represented include: the Wright Brothers, Henry Farman, Louis Bleriot, Hubert Latham, Glenn Curtiss, Louis Paulhan, and other French and American pilots.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Roger B. Whitman was a prominent photographer who maintained a lifetime love of aviation. During World War I he was in the Air Service and established the first school of aerial photography. Whitman was later the Associate Editor of the American 'Country Life.'

General
General
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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

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Bell Aircraft Family Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bleriot Aircraft Family Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Curtiss, General, Aircraft Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Antoinette Aircraft Family Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Voisin Aircraft Family Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Deperdussin Aircraft Family Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautics -- France Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautics -- Exhibitions Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautics -- Competitions Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautics -- 1903-1916 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Whitman, Roger B. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Farman, Henry Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Curtiss, Glenn Hammond, 1878-1930 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Blériot, Louis, 1872-1936 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wright, Orville, 1871-1948 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Latham, Hubert Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Paulhan, Louis 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/