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Dates:
1978
Size:
0.2 Cubic feet (One 11 by 14 inch folder.)
Collection ID:
NASM.2019.0042
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Conquest of the Skies Wright Brothers Portfolio is the commemorative portfolio compiled by the Franklin Institute in 1978 to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the first flight by the Wright Brothers.

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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:
Wright Brothers Productions
Dates:
c1986
Size:
1 Item (videocassette (7 min.) (VHS), sd., col., 1/2 in.)
Collection ID:
AAA.wrigbros
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Artist William Meyerowitz's attraction to and work in Gloucester, Mass. is documented with narration by his widow Theresa Bernstein, and still photographs of Meyerowitz, Bernstein, artist-friends Stuart Davis, Edward Hopper, Marsden Hartley, and Hans Hofmann. Shown is Meyerowitz's printing press, his etchings, and his home on Mt. Pleasant Ave.

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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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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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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:
Wright and Wright Printers
Dates:
bulk 1889, 1894
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2006.0059
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of two newspapers put out by the printing firm of Orville and Wilbur Wright. Included here is one copy of volume 1, number 18, July 13, 1889 of West Side News, a weekly newspaper of which Wilbur was the editor and Orville the publisher. Also included is one copy of volume 1, number 5, November 17, 1894 of Snap-Shots at Curr...

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Creators:
Coffyn, Frank, 1878-1960
Dates:
bulk 1910-1917
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet (2 folders)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0641
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a series of 68 "Field Reports" completed by Frank T. Coffyn logging flight activities of Wright (Brothers) aircraft, for the period from May 5, 1910, through February 24, 1911

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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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Creators:
Aero Club of America
Dates:
1909
Size:
0.31 Cubic feet ((1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0324
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This scrapbook is one of three prepared by the Aero Club of America in honor of the presentation of the Aero Club of America medals to Orville and Wilber Wright by President William Howard Taft. The book consist of photos, editorials, articles, and cartoons published on 16 June 1909, the day of the presentation, and given to the club for inclusion ...

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