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Creators:
Ritchel, Charles Francis
Dates:
1878-1901
Size:
0.47 Cubic feet (1 flatbox)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0325
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Charles Francis Ritchel was a mechanic and general inventor, who by the mid-1880s claimed to have obtained 150 patents for various devices. This scrapbook consists of material relating to Ritchel's flights and activities between 1878 and 1901.

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Creators:
Harper's Magazine
Dates:
bulk 1878
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2004.0053
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The cover of Harper's Weekly in New York, on 13 July 1878, depicts Ritchel's airship in flight.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.
Dates:
Ongoing
Size:
261 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1183.C
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Technical Reference Files comprise an artificial collection that currently contains 1,900 cubic feet of aviation and space related materials, organized in 22 subject series. File materials include photographs, press releases, clippings, correspondence, reports, and brochures, on individuals, organizations, events, and objects.

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