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Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences (U.S.). Aeronautical Archives
Chanute, Octave, 1832-1910
Dates:
1888-1910
Size:
13 Volumes ((various pagings), ill., 28 cm.)
Collection ID:
SIL-RR.TL540.C45A2c
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
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Mouillard, Louis-Pierre, 1834-1897
Chanute, Octave, 1832-1910
Young, Pearl I.
Dates:
1890-1897
Size:
1 Volume ([2], 337 [i.e. 346] leaves, ill., 28 cm.)
Collection ID:
SIL-RR.TL540.C45A2
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
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Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912
Wright, Orville, 1871-1948
Library of Congress
Chanute, Octave, 1832-1910
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Dates:
1900-1910
Size:
1 Volume ((various pagings), 28 cm.)
Collection ID:
SIL-RR.TL540.C45A2w
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
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Chanute, Octave, 1832-1910
Dates:
1886-1926
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0489
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The collection consists of newspaper clippings dating from 1886-1926; correspondence from Sept. 1904-September 1922; glass negatives and lantern slides; publications dating from 1886-1910; and a variety of photographs. Images represented include the Chanute biplane hang glider used in St. Louis in 1904, miscellaneous gliders, Chanute's gliding expe...

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Creators:
Chanute, Octave, 1832-1910
Dates:
1890-1911
Size:
1.35 Cubic feet ((3 legal document boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0482
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The collection consists of two manuscripts by Octave Chanute, "Conditions and Success in the Design of Flying Machines" and "Recent Experiments in Gliding Flight;" and three series of correspondence. The first series, Miscellaneous Correspondence, dates from September 21, 1891 to November 2, 1911. The second series, Correspondence with Louis P. Mou...

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Means, James, 1853-1920
Dates:
1892-1913
bulk 1895-1897
Size:
1.8 Cubic feet ((4 legal document boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0394
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

James Means (1855-1920) was an American industrialist who sacrificed his business to devote himself to the promotion of aviation. The collection consists of correspondence, publications, photographs, and scrapbooks.

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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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Dates:
1755-1963
bulk 1755-1919
Size:
3.28 Cubic feet (7 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0923
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of approximately 3.28 cubic feet of early periodicals, articles, pamphlets, and other publications relating to various aspects of aviation including kites; balloons; events relating to aviation; personalities involved in aviation; aerial navigation; airships; airplanes; aerial combat; models; and aerial photography. The majority of writings in the collection date to the time period from 1755 through 1919, but there some later pieces dating to the 1920s through the 1960s. Most of the items in the collection are in English, but there are also some writings in French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish, and Portuguese.

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