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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 frame...

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Creators:
National Air Museum (U.S.)
Dates:
1948-1949
Size:
0.66 Cubic feet (1 flatbox)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0393
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This scrapbook chronicles the return of the Wright 1903 Flyer to the United States, beginning with the early negotiations with England to the reception at the Smithsonian following receipt of the aircraft.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)
Ford Motor Company.
Science Museum of London
Dates:
1928-1986
Size:
9.3 Cubic Feet ((3 48"x36"x3" drawers))
Collection ID:
NASM.1986.0152
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of drawings of the 1903 Wright Flyer executed at various times during the life of the aircraft: Science Museum of London Drawings -- commissioned when the aircraft was on loan to the Museum; Ford Drawings -- sponsored by the Ford Motor Company which were supervised by Orville Wright and Charles Taylor; Christman Drawings --...

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Creators:
Gibbs-Smith, Charles Harvard, 1909-
Dates:
1969-1970
Size:
0.45 Cubic Feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0603
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of manuscripts and articles written by Charles H. Gibbs-Smith, in which he refutes Whitehead's claims. The collection contains the following manuscripts: 'The Flight Claims of Gustave Whitehead,' 'Gustave Whitehead: His Flight-Claims and his Place in History,' 'Gustave Whitehead,' 'Reflections on the Whitehead Claims to Pow...

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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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Creators:
Taylor, Charles Edward, 1868-1956
Dates:
1928-1966
bulk 1928-1956
Size:
0.23 Cubic Feet ((1 slim legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1987.0006
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This accession includes Taylor's correspondence with his son, Rueben W. Taylor, (1928-1948), and the Garrison Machine Works, (1953-1956), makers of gears used in the Wright flyer engines. The letters to Rueben Taylor are originals, while the Garrison Machine Works correspondence are mostly xerox copies. Also included are brief biographical sketches...

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Dates:
undated
Size:
0.1 Cubic Feet ((2 folders))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0687
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes numerous photographs, featuring the following aircraft: Driggs Dart, Dart II, Super Dart; Luscombe Model 1 (Phantom); Monocoupe Model D-145; Forest Patrol seaplanes; Douglas World Cruiser; and the 1903 Wright Flyer. The collection also contains newspaper articles about Driggs and his designs as well as the May 1937 and Janu...

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Dates:
1909-1945
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (1 slim legal document box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0376
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists mostly of correspondence between the Wright brothers and the following people: J.W. See; Ralph H. Upson; Henry Ford; Ernest Jones; Frank Coffyn; O.G. Simmons; C.R. Peterkin; Otto Mallery; Maynard; and Lester Gardner. Also included are sketches, an NAA letter signed by witnesses: Etheridge, Dough and Moore attesting to the 1903 flight, and the Wright Brothers' original bid for the military contract.

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Creators:
Sweet, George C., 1877-1953
Dates:
1918-1961
bulk 1938-1954
Size:
0.45 Cubic Feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0017
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, armed service memorabilia, invitations and one large photograph of Commander Sweet. The clippings are about Commander Sweet and also about the Wright Brothers.

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Dates:
1906-1948
bulk 1907-1928
Size:
0.5 Cubic Feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0079
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The collection contains letters, telegrams, brochures, photographs and miscellaneous ephemera pertaining to Orville and Wilbur Wright. Included with the correspondence are letters written to William J. Hammer, who was an aeronautical pioneer and associated with the Wright Brothers, as well as other individuals including C. R. Peterkin. Additional i...

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