Query: Wright, Orville, 1871-1948
Correspondence of Octave Chanute, letters to Wilbur and Orville Wright
Creators:
Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912
Wright, Orville, 1871-1948
Library of Congress
Chanute, Octave, 1832-1910
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Dates:
1900-1910
Size:
1 Volume ((various pagings), 28 cm.)
Collection ID:
SIL-RR.TL540.C45A2w
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
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in SIL-RR.TL540.C45A2w for Wright, Orville, 1871-1948
Wright Type A Transitional Photographs [Huffman Prairie]
Dates:
bulk 1910
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2004.0021
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of four 3.5" x 5.5" black and white photographs of the Wright Type A Transitional in flight at Huffman Prairie during May of 1910.

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in NASM.2004.0021 for Wright, Orville, 1871-1948
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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in NASM.2014.0003 for Wright, Orville, 1871-1948
Wright Newspapers
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 …

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in NASM.2006.0059 for Wright, Orville, 1871-1948
Charles E. Taylor Collection
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 of Taylor …

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in NASM.1987.0006 for Wright, Orville, 1871-1948
Fort Myer Army Trial Flight Photographs
Creators:
Clime, W. S.
Dates:
1908-1909
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0904
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The US Army Signal Corps advertised for bids for a two-seat observation aircraft and in 1908 and 1909, the Wrights flew the Wright 1908 Military Flyer at official Army trials at Fort Myer, Virginia. This collection consists of 45 black and white photographs, of varying sizes and including some duplicates, taken by photographer W. S. Clime at the 1908-1909 official army trials.

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in NASM.XXXX.0904 for Wright, Orville, 1871-1948
Commander George C. Sweet Scrapbook
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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in NASM.XXXX.0017 for Wright, Orville, 1871-1948
Wright 1903 Flyer "Operation Homecoming" Scrapbook
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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in NASM.XXXX.0393 for Wright, Orville, 1871-1948
Orville and Wilbur Wright Memorabilia Collection
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 items are …

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in NASM.XXXX.0079 for Wright, Orville, 1871-1948
Wright Model B Modified Flyer
Creators:
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 …

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