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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 a personal, in...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Exhibits Department
Dates:
1971-1994
Size:
1.05 cu. ft. (4 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-059
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting exhibitions at the National Air and Space Museum as well as aeronautics and space exhibits at the Arts and Industries Building. Many of the records were created by John R. Clendening and Lucius E. Lomax, both designers for the Office of Exhibits Programs through 1974 and then the National Air...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Office of the Director
Dates:
1998-2004
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-143
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the United States Centennial of Flight Commission. The Centennial of Flight Commission was created on November 13, 1998, by the Centennial of Flight Commemoration Act. The purpose of the Commission was to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Orville and Wilbur Wright's fligh...

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Creators:
Weiss, Helena M., 1909-2004, interviewee
Dates:
1987
Size:
8 audiotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9587
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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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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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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Fairmont East High School, Kettering, Ohio
Fairmont West High School, Kettering, Ohio
Dates:
1976
Size:
0.22 Cubic Feet ((1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0460
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

There are 73 drawings including a 3 view assembly, front view, side view, top view and tail section as well as 22 drawings of wing details (including engine mounts, seats, etc.); 6 drawings of tail details; 7 drawings of horizontal stabilizer and bellcrank details; 5 drawings of rudder details; 8 drawings of landing gear, 2 drawings of front skid a...

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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:
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:
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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