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Correspondence of Octave Chanute

Former owner:
Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences (U.S.). Aeronautical Archives  Search this
Creator:
Chanute, Octave, 1832-1910  Search this
Names:
Chanute, Octave, 1832-1910 -- Correspondence  Search this
Extent:
13 volumes ((various pagings), ill., 28 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1888-1910
General note:
Title transcribed from typed t.p.
Carbon copy of the original typewritten transcript housed in the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress. The date of creation for the transcript is unknown.
Leaves are printed on the recto side only.
Arranged alphabetically by correspondent, with chronological sub-arrangement. Includes letters written by or to Chanute.
A subject index (including personal names) for the set is bound in v. 1.
Local Notes:
NASMRB copy is imperfect: v. 10 is wanting.

NASMRB copy has bookplate: Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences. Presented by the Library of Congress to the Aeronautical Archives. With the printed label for the Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences mounted on the front covers and its embossed stamp on the t.p.'s.

NASMRB copy has stamp on t.p.: Smithsonian Libraries, Aug. 3, 1973; accession nos.: 11114-11125.

NASMRB copy of v. 4 has 5 carbon copies of letters on yellow paper laid in; the NASMRB copy of v. 5 also has two leaves laid in.
Topic:
Air pilots -- Correspondence  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Aerodynamics  Search this
Identifier:
SIL-RR.TL540.C45A2c
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Correspondence of Octave Chanute
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sil-rr-tl540-c45a2c

Project Files, 1992-1998

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.) Space History Division  Search this
Uniform title:
Pathways to the Skies (Video recording)  Search this
Subject:
Carruthers, George R  Search this
DeVorkin, David H. 1944-  Search this
Project SMART  Search this
Physical description:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Black-and-white photographs
Color transparencies
Audiotapes
Electronic records
Floppy disks
Date:
1992
1992-1998
Topic:
African American air pilots  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Oral history  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 03-079
See more items in:
Project Files 1992-1998 [National Air and Space Museum (U.S.) Space History Division]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_246951

Correspondence of Octave Chanute, letters to Wilbur and Orville Wright

Creator:
Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912  Search this
Wright, Orville, 1871-1948  Search this
Chanute, Octave, 1832-1910  Search this
Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences (U.S.). Aeronautical Archives  Search this
Former owner:
Library of Congress  Search this
Names:
Chanute, Octave, 1832-1910 -- Correspondence  Search this
Wright, Orville, 1871-1948 -- Correspondence  Search this
Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912 -- Correspondence  Search this
Extent:
1 volume ((various pagings), 28 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1900-1910
General note:
Title transcribed from spine.
Carbon copy of the original typewritten transcript housed in the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress.
Leaves are printed on the recto side only.
"The letters from the Wright Brothers to Mr. Chanute are not available to the public by direction of Mr. O. Wright. Aeronautical Archives of the Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences, New York, 1944. Missing numbers refer to letters from Wilbur Wright to Mr. Chanute"--P. 1.
A subject index (including personal names), having the typed title "Index of Octave Chanute letters to Wilbur and Orville Wright, May 17, 1900-January 23, 1910", is bound in at the front of the volume.
Local Notes:
NASMRB copy 39088013423348 has bookplate: Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences. Presented by the Library of Congress to the Aeronautical Archives. With the printed label for the Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences mounted on the front covers and its embossed stamp on p. 1. Accession no.: 11127.

NASMRB copy has a blue cloth binding with gilt-tooled red spine label and gray endpapers
Topic:
Air pilots -- Correspondence  Search this
Aerodynamics  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Identifier:
SIL-RR.TL540.C45A2w
See more items in:
Correspondence of Octave Chanute, letters to Wilbur and Orville Wright
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sil-rr-tl540-c45a2w

Records, 1986-1992

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Resident Associates Program African American Studies Center  Search this
Uniform title:
Cross Talk (Radio program)  Search this
Subject:
Davis, Angela E. 1926-1994  Search this
Reagon, Bernice Johnson 1942-  Search this
Grazette, Jacqueline Hicks  Search this
Anacostia Museum  Search this
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority  Search this
Morgan State University Choir  Search this
National Bar Association  Search this
National Business League (U.S.)  Search this
National Conference of Artists (U.S.)  Search this
National University Continuing Education Association (U.S.)  Search this
African American Gallery (Columbia, Maryland)  Search this
African American Museums Association  Search this
Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Alexandria (Virginia) Black History Resource Center  Search this
Association of Black Professionals in International Affairs  Search this
Metropolitan Organization of Black Scientists  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Smithsonian Associates African American Studies Center  Search this
Physical description:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Type:
Brochures
Collection descriptions
Clippings
Audiotapes
Manuscripts
Date:
1986
1986-1992
Topic:
African diaspora  Search this
Lectures and lecturing  Search this
Photographers  Search this
African American air pilots  Search this
African American churches  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 96-121
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_252147

Historic Letter Collection 1894-1980

Subject:
Armstrong, Neil 1930-  Search this
Earhart, Amelia 1897-1937  Search this
Doolittle, James Harold 1896-1993  Search this
Cochran, Jacqueline  Search this
Bell, Alexander Graham 1847-1922  Search this
Rickenbacker, Eddie 1890-1973  Search this
Physical description:
.45 cubic feet (1 box)
Type:
Correspondence
Collection descriptions
Date:
1894
1894-1980
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
Astronautics  Search this
Local number:
XXXX-0477
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions on access
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_306043

Born to fly / by Nancy Bird

Author:
Bird, Nancy 1915-  Search this
Former owner:
Garber, Paul Edward 1899-1992 DSI  Search this
Physical description:
190 pages, [17] pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Type:
Biography
Records and correspondence
Place:
Australia
Date:
1961
Topic:
Women air pilots--Correspondence  Search this
Women air pilots  Search this
Women in aeronautics  Search this
Call number:
TL540 .B55 A3 1961X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1043667

Mouillard-Chanute letters (in French)

Creator:
Mouillard, Louis-Pierre, 1834-1897  Search this
Chanute, Octave, 1832-1910  Search this
Associated name:
Young, Pearl I.  Search this
Names:
Chanute, Octave, 1832-1910 -- Correspondence  Search this
Mouillard, Louis-Pierre, 1834-1897 -- Correspondence  Search this
Extent:
1 volume ([2], 337 [i.e. 346] leaves, ill., 28 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1890-1897
General note:
Title transcribed from typed t.p.
Carbon copy of the original typewritten transcript housed in the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress. The date of creation for the transcript is unknown.
Leaves are printed on the recto side only.
Letters that are missing from the series but known to have existed are cited in chronological order.
The adjusted leaf count includes leaves numbered 103A, 116A-116B, 132A-132B, 197A, 311A-311B, and 337A.
Local Notes:
NASMRB copy 39088013423306 has accession no.: 6346-9 [Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences, copy 2].

A note on leaf [2] (1st group) is signed in ms. ink "PIY", for Pearl I. Young, who oversaw the English translation of the Chanute-Mouillard correspondence in 1962.

NASMRB copy has a blue buckram library binding with white lettered spine.
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Air pilots -- Correspondence  Search this
Aerodynamics  Search this
Identifier:
SIL-RR.TL540.C45A2
See more items in:
Mouillard-Chanute letters (in French)
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sil-rr-tl540-c45a2

Black Wings Exhibit and Book Collection, [ca. 1920s-1980s]

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)  Search this
Uniform title:
Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation  Search this
Subject:
National Air and Space Museum Exhibitions  Search this
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
3.72 cubic feet (3 records center boxes) (1 legal document box)
Type:
Photographs
Collection descriptions
Correspondence
Date:
1920
1920-1990
ca 1920s-1980s
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
African American air pilots  Search this
Local number:
1993-0060
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions on access
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_227077

George Caldwell Furrow Papers, 1916-1968 (bulk 1916-1928)

Creator:
Furrow, George Caldwell 1888-  Search this
Subject:
Furrow, George Caldwell 1888-  Search this
Luke Field, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii  Search this
Aberdeen Proving Grounds  Search this
Physical description:
2.09 cubic feet (1 records center box) (1 flatbox)
Type:
Correspondence
Collection descriptions
Scrapbooks
Publications
Maps
Date:
1916
1916-1968
bulk 1916-1928
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
Local number:
1992-0005
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions on access
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_227817

The pathless way

Author:
De Goutiere, Justin 1926-1968  Search this
Physical description:
193 p. illus., map (on lining papers), port. 23 cm
Type:
Biography
Correspondence
Date:
1969
Topic:
Air pilots  Search this
Call number:
TL540.D358A3 1969X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_267746

The sky beyond

Author:
Taylor, Patrick Gordon Sir  Search this
Physical description:
x, 370 p. illus., ports., maps (on lining paper) 22 cm
Type:
Biography
Correspondence
Date:
1963
Topic:
Air pilots  Search this
Call number:
TL540.T35A3X 1963
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_272341

Cows on the runway / Jo Eddleman

Author:
Eddleman, Jo  Search this
Subject:
Eddleman, Jo  Search this
Physical description:
174 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Biography
Correspondence
Date:
1975
[1975]
Topic:
Air pilots  Search this
Call number:
TL540.E37A33X 1975
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_287650

Flyga är mitt yrke

Author:
Lindholm, Marshall 1903-  Search this
Physical description:
231 p. illus. 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Correspondence
Date:
1936
[1936]
Topic:
Air pilots  Search this
Call number:
TL539 .L74
TL539.L74
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_159038

Fate is the hunter

Author:
Gann, Ernest Kellogg 1910-1991  Search this
Physical description:
390 p. 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Correspondence
Date:
1961
Topic:
Air pilots  Search this
Call number:
PS3513.A56 F3X
PS3513.A56F3X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_14630

By the seat of my pants

Author:
Smith, Dean C  Search this
Physical description:
245 p. 22 cm
Type:
Biography
Correspondence
Date:
1961
[1961]
Topic:
Air pilots  Search this
Call number:
TL540.S63 A3X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_33837

Climb for the evening star

Author:
Mayer, Tom  Search this
Subject:
Mayer, Tom  Search this
Physical description:
115 p. illus. 22 cm
Type:
Biography
Correspondence
Date:
1974
Topic:
Air pilots  Search this
Call number:
TL540.M373 A33X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_37950

A gift of wings. Illustrated by K. O. Eckland

Author:
Bach, Richard  Search this
Subject:
Bach, Richard  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 337 p. illus
Type:
Biography
Correspondence
Date:
1974
[1974]
Topic:
Air pilots  Search this
Call number:
TL540.B27 A28X
TL540.B27A28X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_39200

A sky of my own

Author:
Bernheim, Molly  Search this
Subject:
Bernheim, Molly  Search this
Physical description:
x, 244 p. illus. 21 cm
Type:
Biography
Correspondence
Date:
1974
[1974]
Topic:
Air pilots  Search this
Call number:
TL540.B46 A3 1974X
TL540.B46A3 1974X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_40588

Flying is my life. Translated by Lawrence Wilson

Author:
Reitsch, Hanna  Search this
Physical description:
246 p. illus. 21 cm
Type:
Biography
Correspondence
Date:
1954
[1954]
Topic:
Air pilots  Search this
Call number:
TL540.R38 A314X
TL540.R38A314X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_58780

Three years off this earth

Author:
Klotz, Alexis 1905-  Search this
Physical description:
396 p. illus. 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Correspondence
Date:
1960
Topic:
Air pilots  Search this
Call number:
TL540.K55 A3 1960X
TL540.K55A3 1960X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_67533

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