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Creators:
Aero Club of America
Dates:
1909
Size:
0.31 Cubic feet ((1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0324
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This scrapbook is one of three prepared by the Aero Club of America in honor of the presentation of the Aero Club of America medals to Orville and Wilber Wright by President William Howard Taft. The book consist of photos, editorials, articles, and cartoons published on 16 June 1909, the day of the presentation, and given to the club for inclusion ...

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Dates:
1909-1945
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (1 slim legal document box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0376
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists mostly of correspondence between the Wright brothers and the following people: J.W. See; Ralph H. Upson; Henry Ford; Ernest Jones; Frank Coffyn; O.G. Simmons; C.R. Peterkin; Otto Mallery; Maynard; and Lester Gardner. Also included are sketches, an NAA letter signed by witnesses: Etheridge, Dough and Moore attesting to the 1903 flight, and the Wright Brothers' original bid for the military contract.

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Dates:
bulk 1910
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2004.0021
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of four 3.5" x 5.5" black and white photographs of the Wright Type A Transitional in flight at Huffman Prairie during May of 1910.

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Creators:
Sweet, George C., 1877-1953
Dates:
1918-1961
bulk 1938-1954
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0017
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, armed service memorabilia, invitations and one large photograph of Commander Sweet. The clippings are about Commander Sweet and also about the Wright Brothers.

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Creators:
Wright and Wright Printers
Dates:
bulk 1889, 1894
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2006.0059
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of two newspapers put out by the printing firm of Orville and Wilbur Wright. Included here is one copy of volume 1, number 18, July 13, 1889 of West Side News, a weekly newspaper of which Wilbur was the editor and Orville the publisher. Also included is one copy of volume 1, number 5, November 17, 1894 of Snap-Shots at Curr...

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Creators:
Berliner, Emile, 1851-1929
Berliner, Henry Adler
Dates:
1892-1925
Size:
0.95 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box) (2 flatboxes))
0.42 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0247
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of two scrapbooks and several folders of correspondence, bills and accounting information involving early attempts to develop a flying machine, the flights of the Langley Aerodrome, and the flights of the Wright Brothers at Fort Myer in 1904 and 1908. Covered in detail are the unsuccessful attempts of Emile Berliner and his...

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Creators:
Coffyn, Frank, 1878-1960
Dates:
1911-1932
Size:
1.1 Cubic feet (4 flatboxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0065
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Frank Coffyn (1878-1960) was a pioneer flyer and aviation consultant. Coffyn learned to fly from the Wright Brothers in Dayton Ohio, and was a member of the original Wright Flying Team. This collection consists of scrapbooks and photo albums documenting his career.

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Creators:
Perkins, Mabel.
Dates:
bulk 1920s-1940s
Size:
0.06 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2010.0007
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of two 4 by 4 inch leather bound autograph books, and includes autographs from the following aviators: Lady Heath, Clarence Chamberlain, Roger Williams, Howard Hughes, Elinor Smith, Frank Hawks, George Haldeman, Edith Keating, Horace B. Wild, Marchesa Theodora Marconi, Noble Estey, Laura Ingalls, Casey Jones, W. N. Lancaste...

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Dates:
1906-1948
bulk 1907-1928
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0079
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The collection contains letters, telegrams, brochures, photographs and miscellaneous ephemera pertaining to Orville and Wilbur Wright. Included with the correspondence are letters written to William J. Hammer, who was an aeronautical pioneer and associated with the Wright Brothers, as well as other individuals including C. R. Peterkin. Additional i...

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Creators:
Knauer, Fred C.
Dates:
1903-1986
Size:
2.18 Cubic feet ((2 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1987.0087
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection documents the history of College Park Airport, the conservation of the airport and the establishment of the museum on the airport grounds. The material includes correspondence, photographs, news clippings, a scrapbook, and other mixed media.