This collection consists of documents, reports, news clippings, books, and photographs relating to rigid and nonrigid airships worldwide, including the USS Shenandoah; USS Akron; USS Macon; USS Los Angeles; Schutte-Lanz; R-23; TC-14: and the Zeppelins Hindenberg and Bodensee. It was compiled by Vaeth for personal and research reasons.
This collection consists of blueprints, a manual, newspaper articles, brochures and photographs of airships and balloons during the early part of the 20th century, usually relating to Gampper's career. The airships included are the Roma, the Wingfoot Express, and the Pony Blimp at Commercial Air Syndicate.
This collection consists of a prospectus including the following types of material all relating to Ralph W. Yelli's Ray Airship: blueprints, specifications, cost analysis, revenue estimates, letters of endorsements, and two photographs of a model of the airship.
This collection consists of material relating to the United States Navy YEZ-2A Airship Program.
This collection consists of two copies of a popup model of a Zeppelin airship, dated 1910, printed in full color and with parts marked by number. One copy is mounted in a folio printed in Russian and the other copy is inside a folio printed in French that identifies this model as number 4 in a series. The French version includes a sheet identifying...
This collection consists of nine black and white photographs of the SCA (Stabilimento di Costruzione Aeronautiche) N.1 "Norge" Airship.
The cover of Harper's Weekly in New York, on 13 July 1878, depicts Ritchel's airship in flight.
This collection includes two photographs on postcards. The first is of Wellman-Vaniman airship America. The second shows (left to right) Murray Simon (?) - navigator; Walter Wellman - explorer and journalist; Melvin Vaniman - designer of America and chief engineer on flight over Atlantic; Jack Irwin - radio operator on America; and Frederic Aubert ...
This donation consists of the two booklets written by Rufus Porte on aerial navigation.
This collection consists of eight copy prints of the Shenandoah Airship Crash in 1925.