Query: Balloons -- pre-1900
Early Ballooning Prints
Creators:
Unknown
Dates:
1769-1918
bulk 1869-1875
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (1 slim legal box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0137
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Early Ballooning Prints collection contains .25 cubic feet of material related to early ballooning history.

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1783 Balloon Project Leaflet
Dates:
1783
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (One folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0823
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

A printed leaflet, dated 1783, calling for a public subscription to raise money for a group of scientists, headed by a Monsieur Housz, engineer, to build and launch a passenger-carrying balloon.

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John and Charles Wise Ballooning Collection
Creators:
Wise, John, 1808-1879
Dates:
1850-1870
Size:
0.35 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NASM.2001.0002
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The John and Charles Wise Ballooning Collection contains material related to American ballooning pioneer John Wise (1808-1870) and his son Charles.

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John Steiner Balloon Ascension Ambrotype
Dates:
1857
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 quarter-plate ambrotype)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0617
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This quarter-plate ambrotype made by an unknown photographer shows the balloon ascension by John Steiner at Erie, Pennsylvania, on June 18, 1857.

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Krainik Ballooning Collection
Creators:
Krainik, Cliff
Dates:
1859-1934
Size:
3.19 Cubic feet (2 shoeboxes; 3 flatboxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1990.0009
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This 19th and 20th century ballooning memorabilia collection contains the following items, which have been meticulously inventoried: 112 stereoscopic photographs; 107 photographs; 84 postcards, trade cards, valentines, and similar items; 80 prints; and 23 miscellaneous items.

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Events, Pre-1900 [Documents]
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1183.A
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Events, Pre-1900 [Photos]
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1183.A
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Events, Pre-1900
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1183.A
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Georges Naudet Collection
Creators:
Naudet, Georges, 1900-1983.
Dates:
[ca 1600s-1930s]
Size:
1.09 Cubic feet ((1 records center box) (1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0479
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes early ballooning material as well as photographs of early 20th century French pilots. The ballooning material includes material from Jean-Pierre Blanchard, Joseph Montgolfier and Eugene and Louis Godard. The early photographs include the following aviators: Louis Blériot, and Jules Védrines. The following types of material are included: photographs …

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Samuel P. Langley Collection
Creators:
Langley, S. P. (Samuel Pierpont), 1834-1906
Dates:
1891-1914
bulk 1891-1900
Size:
24.28 Cubic feet (64 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0494
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes information about Samuel P. Langley and his colleagues, as well as documentation of Langley's work. The collection includes biographies of Langley and his assistant Charles Manly, newspaper clippings, correspondence, manuscripts regarding Langley's aircraft, photographs and drawings, work requisitions for the Aerodromes, a sketchbook, specifications and measurements for Langley's experiments, the Langley Memoirs on Mechanical Flight and the Langley "Waste Books."

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