Query: Langley, S. P. (Samuel Pierpont), 1834-1906
MS 4029 Memorandum of Instructions to Mr. J.B. Hatcher Regarding the Collection of Ethnological Material in Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego
Creators:
Langley, S. P. (Samuel Pierpont), 1834-1906
Hatcher, J. B. (John Bell), 1861-1904
Dates:
November 6, 1897. 6 pages 8 x 10 in
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4029
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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in NAA.MS4029 for Langley, S. P. (Samuel Pierpont), 1834-1906
Portraits of Samuel Pierpont Langley
Dates:
circa 1890-1906
Size:
5 Negatives (glass)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.73-26E
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Portraits of Samuel Pierpont Langley, probably made by a Smithsonian photographer.

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in NAA.PhotoLot.73-26E for Langley, S. P. (Samuel Pierpont), 1834-1906
Stephen Balzer Correspondence
Creators:
Balzer, Stephen M.
Dates:
1898-1962
bulk 1899-1932
Size:
0.56 Cubic feet ((1 16x20x3 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0129
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of correspondence between Stephen Balzer and S.P. Langley, Richard Rathbun, Charles M. Manley, and others pertaining to the 52-HP Radial Engine he designed. In addition Balzer designed and built the first automobile to run in New York City, which was exhibited at the Smithsonian Institution. Balzer's engine-building …

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in NASM.XXXX.0129 for Langley, S. P. (Samuel Pierpont), 1834-1906
Langley Experiments Scrapbooks
Creators:
Curtiss, Glenn Hammond, 1878-1930
Dates:
1914-1915
Size:
0.23 Cubic feet ((1 slim legal box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0294
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of two scrapbooks kept by Glenn H. Curtiss and filled with photographs of himself and Samuel Langley. The photos show the two men and their experiments with Langley's aircraft, the Langley Aerodrome. The trial flights were conducted on Lake Kewka, near Hammondsport, NY. Each photo is labeled …

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in NASM.XXXX.0294 for Langley, S. P. (Samuel Pierpont), 1834-1906
Photographs of United States National Museum collections
Creators:
United States National Museum
Dates:
undated
Size:
3 Prints (color halftone)
2 Prints (halftone)
1 Print (photogravure)
7 Negatives (nitrate)
13 Mounted prints (albumen)
40 Prints (circa, silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.99-41
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Images of various artifacts and specimens in the United States National Museum's collections, including George Washington's uniform and camp chest; the Franklin Press; Samuel P. Langley, third Secretary of the Smithsonian, supervising the installation of the Easter Island stone figures; zoological, ornithological, entomological, and botanical specimens; exhibits relating to animals …

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in NAA.PhotoLot.99-41 for Langley, S. P. (Samuel Pierpont), 1834-1906
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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in NASM.XXXX.0494 for Langley, S. P. (Samuel Pierpont), 1834-1906
Charles M. Manly Papers
Creators:
Manly, Charles Matthews, 1876-1927
Dates:
1895-1925
bulk 1903-1915
Size:
0.9 Cubic feet (2 legal document boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1999.0004
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material relating to Manly's aeronautical career, specifically his work with Samuel Langley's Aerodrome. The material consists of programs, publications, newspaper clippings, work notebooks, waste books, (mostly letterpress) and correspondence between Manly and the aviation and Smithsonian communities, circa 1885-1925. Correspondents include the following personalities: Glenn Curtiss, Carl Myers, Charles Walcott, Frank Lahm, Cyrus Adler, Augustus Post, and Samuel Langley.

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in NASM.1999.0004 for Langley, S. P. (Samuel Pierpont), 1834-1906
James Means Collection
Creators:
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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in NASM.XXXX.0394 for Langley, S. P. (Samuel Pierpont), 1834-1906
Samuel P. Langley Papers
Dates:
1866-1906, 1909, 1914, 1942
Size:
19.67 cu. ft. (22 document boxes) (2 half document boxes) (11 12x17 boxes) (4 16x20 boxes) (8 microfilm reels) (6 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7003
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Samuel P. Langley (1834-1906) was the third Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. Apparently, many of Langley's papers were accidentally burned after his death. Langley papers in the Smithsonian are housed in the Smithsonian Archives and the National Air and Space Museum (NASM). The Allegheny Observatory holds papers from Langley's years there …

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in Record Unit 7003 for Langley, S. P. (Samuel Pierpont), 1834-1906
Department of Anthropology collection of photographs of anthropologists
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology
Dates:
circa 1864-1921
Size:
4 Copy prints
4 Engravings
2 Prints (woodburytype)
42 Prints (albumen, silver gelatin, and platinum)
18 Prints (halftone)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.70
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection consists of studio portraits and expedition photographs of anthropologists, administrators, scholars, and others. It includes some photographs of an Native American demonstrating sign language, possibly made during W J McGee's Seriland expedition. Photographers represented in the collection are Charles Milton Bell, A. E. Dumbie; De Lancey W. Gill …

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in NAA.PhotoLot.70 for Langley, S. P. (Samuel Pierpont), 1834-1906
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