19 records — Page 1 of 2
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912
Wright, Orville, 1871-1948
Library of Congress
Chanute, Octave, 1832-1910
More …
Dates:
1900-1910
Size:
1 Volume ((various pagings), 28 cm.)
Collection ID:
SIL-RR.TL540.C45A2w
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
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...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
National Air Museum (U.S.)
Dates:
1948
Size:
0.87 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 from the early negotiations with England to the reception following receipt of the aircraft. The scrapbook includes the following types of material: reception invitation and program; remarks from the reception; a letter sent by Harry Truman which was read during the reception; newspaper ...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
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.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
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...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Knauer, Fred C.
Dates:
1903-1986
Size:
2.18 Cubic Feet ((2 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1987.0087
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection documents the history of College Park Airport, the conservation of the airport and the establishment of the museum on the airport grounds. The material includes correspondence, photographs, news clippings, a scrapbook, and other mixed media.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Coffyn, Frank, 1878-1960
Dates:
1911-1932
Size:
0.93 Cubic Feet ((4 flatboxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0065
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of five scrapbooks. Scrapbook A consists of photographs and newspaper clippings relating to Coffyn's visit to the aviation meet of the Michigan Aero Club June 19-23 1911. Scrapbook B is basically newspaper clippings of Coffyn's flights in various parts of the U.S. during the year 1912. Scrapbook C is a photo album of 1910-1...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Berliner, Emile, 1851-1929
Berliner, Henry Adler
Dates:
1892-1925
Size:
0.95 Cubic Feet ((1 legal document box) (2 flatboxes))
0.42 Linear Feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0247
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of two scrapbooks and several folders of correspondence, bills and accounting information involving early attempts to develop a flying machine, the flights of the Langley Aerodrome, and the flights of the Wright Brothers at Fort Myer in 1904 and 1908. Covered in detail are the unsuccessful attempts of Emile Berliner and his...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Beatty, George W., -1955
Dates:
1910-1955
bulk 1910-1912
Size:
0.63 Linear Feet
0.68 Cubic Feet (1 legal document box; 1 20 x 24 x 3 flatbox; 1 slim legal document box)
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0013
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

George W. Beatty (-1955) was an Early Bird, aviator, and instructor.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Langley, S. P. (Samuel Pierpont), 1834-1906
Dates:
1891-1914
bulk 1891-1900
Size:
24.28 Cubic feet (64 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0494
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes information about Samuel P. Langley and his colleagues, as well as documentation of Langley's work. The collection includes biographies of Langley and his assistant Charles Manly, newspaper clippings, correspondence, manuscripts regarding Langley's aircraft, photographs and drawings, work requisitions for the Aerodromes, a sketchbook, specifications and measurements for Langley's experiments, the Langley Memoirs on Mechanical Flight and the Langley "Waste Books."

Found In
19 records — Page 1 of 2