Query: The Wright Brothers and the Invention of the Aerial Age (Exhibition) (2003- : Washington, D.C.)
Exhibition Records
Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Exhibits Design Division
Dates:
2001-2005
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-105
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting a short play, titled "Twelve Seconds that Changed the World," that was performed live in the exhibition Wright Brothers and the Invention of the Aerial Age. The play, performed several times per day on Wednesdays and Saturdays, consisted of three five-minute scenes that offered …

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Wright Brothers First Flight Story Collection [Moore]
Dates:
1903-2003
Size:
1.78 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0012
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of approximately 1.78 cubic feet of material pertaining to Harry P. Moore and newspaper coverage of the Wright Brothers first flight on December 17, 1903.

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Website Records
Creators:
National Air and Space Museum
Dates:
2011
Collection ID:
Accession 11-230
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the National Air and Space Museum website and mobile website as they existed in July and August 2011. The website, crawled July 29, 2011, includes information about visiting the museum's facilities, special events, exhibitions, collections, staff, donations, and membership as well as educational resources, histories of various aspects of …

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Wright Brothers Post Card
Dates:
1909
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0019
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Wright brothers inaugurated the aerial age with the world's first successful flights of a powered heavier-than-air flying machine at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, on December 17, 1903. In June 1909, a two day celebration was held in the Wrights' hometown of Dayton, Ohio in their honor. This collection consists of a post card advertising the event.

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in NASM.2018.0019 for The Wright Brothers and the Invention of the Aerial Age (Exhibition) (2003- : Washington, D.C.)
Exhibition Records
Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Space History Division
Dates:
1982-1983, 1995-2004
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-233
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Martin J. Collins, Curator, documenting planning, development, and production activities for the exhibitions The Wright Brothers and the Invention of the Aerial Age, Looking at Earth, Space Race, Star Wars: The Magic of Myth, and Beyond the Limits: Flight Enters the Computer Age …

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Wright Brothers Photomechanical Reproduction
Dates:
bulk 1906
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NASM.2014.0003
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This donation is a photomechanical reproduction enlargement ( 17 1/8 inch by 10 3/4 inch ) of the Wright Brothers drawing of their flying machine Patent No" 821,393 sheet one (original date March 22, 1903- patent date May 22, 1906). The patent has been expertly removed from the frame and restored to a presentation level. The dimensions of the framed patent …

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Glenn H. Curtiss Collection
Creators:
Curtiss, Glenn Hammond, 1878-1930
Dates:
1905-1931
bulk 1911-1930
Size:
2.7 Cubic feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0053
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of documents and memorabilia relating to Curtiss during the years of his active aviation pursuits. The bulk of the material relates to patent suits, including Wright v. Curtiss, Herring v. Curtiss, and Curtiss v. Janin.

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Glenn Curtiss Early Aviation Photography Collection
Dates:
bulk 1904-1920
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (4 folders)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0682
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Glenn Hammond Curtiss (1878-1930) is best known as an aviation pioneer and inventor and founder of the Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Co. This collection consists of fifty-four images, predominantly photographs printed as postcards. The postcard images feature subjects relating to Glenn Curtiss and his aviation career.

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in NASM.XXXX.0682 for The Wright Brothers and the Invention of the Aerial Age (Exhibition) (2003- : Washington, D.C.)
Milton Horn papers
Creators:
Horn, Milton, 1906-
Dates:
1921-1989
Size:
885 Items ((on 3 microfilm reels))
15.7 Linear feet (Addition)
1 Linear foot (Glass plate negatives)
Collection ID:
AAA.hornmilt
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material, correspondence, photographs, writings and miscellaneous printed material.

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Website Records
Dates:
2012-2014
Collection ID:
Accession 15-072
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of three websites and one blog maintained by the Lemelson Center as they existed on November 2, 2014, shortly before the sites were due to be consolidated into one new website. The Lemelson Center's primary website includes information about the Center as well as educational resources, press releases, annual …

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