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Motorcycle, Curtiss V-8

Manufacturer:
CURTISS,HAMMONDSPORT,N.Y.  Search this
Materials:
Frame: Steel Tubing
Tires: Rubber
Dimensions:
3-D: 2 m 40cm × 70cm × 91.4cm, 125kg (7 ft. 10.5 in. × 2 ft. 3.6 in. × 3 ft., 275 9/16lb.)
Type:
CRAFT-Miscellaneous
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1907
Credit Line:
Gift of the Curtiss-Wright Corporation.
Inventory Number:
A19520060000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Air and Space Museum
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Excerpted magazine article, Motorcycle Illustrated

Collection Creator:
Curtiss, Glenn Hammond, 1878-1930  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 11
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
Aug. 1, 1910
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
Glenn H. Curtiss Collection, Acc. XXXX-0053, National Air & Space Museum, Smithsonian Inst.
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Glenn H. Curtiss Collection
Glenn H. Curtiss Collection / Series 1: Professional materials / 1.8: Journals, newsletters and articles
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg2ad6605b6-ea4b-4230-8acc-f0b0c5beadd0
EDAN-URL:
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Oil line petcock, Motorcycle, Curtiss V-8

Manufacturer:
CURTISS,HAMMONDSPORT,N.Y.  Search this
Materials:
Frame: Steel Tubing
Tires: Rubber
Dimensions:
2" x 1" x 1"
Type:
CRAFT-Miscellaneous
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1907
Credit Line:
Gift of the Curtiss-Wright Corporation.
Inventory Number:
A19520060006
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9f7a34d57-f237-4bd2-8437-63a5aa666445
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19520060006

Oil line closure, Motorcycle, Curtiss V-8

Manufacturer:
CURTISS,HAMMONDSPORT,N.Y.  Search this
Materials:
Frame: Steel Tubing
Tires: Rubber
Dimensions:
2" x 1" x 1"
Type:
CRAFT-Miscellaneous
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1907
Credit Line:
Gift of the Curtiss-Wright Corporation.
Inventory Number:
A19520060007
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9ba1b263f-96eb-4035-8fd7-b1176076a720
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19520060007

Medal, National Endurance Motorcycle Contest, Glenn Curtiss

Materials:
Ribbon: Silk
Medal: Silver and Gold
Dimensions:
3-D: 3.8 x 1.3 x 7.6cm (1 1/2 x 1/2 x 3 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1903
Credit Line:
Bequest of the Estate of Glenn H. Curtiss
Inventory Number:
A19730618000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9ec339c0a-7a91-4b2c-956f-4d9cb578a1e4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19730618000

Medal, New York Motorcycle Club, Glenn Curtiss

Materials:
Overall: Brass
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 3.8 × 3.8cm (1 1/2 × 1 1/2 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Bequest of the Estate of Glenn H. Curtiss
Inventory Number:
A19730625000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv993b71254-d5be-4044-ba1c-6d308bff4490
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19730625000

Medal, New York Motorcycle Club, Glenn Curtiss

Materials:
Overall: Enameled Brass
Dimensions:
3-D: 3.8 x 1.3 x 3.8cm (1 1/2 x 1/2 x 1 1/2 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Bequest of the Estate of Glenn H. Curtiss
Inventory Number:
A19730626000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9cb7a53e9-abf0-4f8d-a17a-b47f4307bfd3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19730626000

Medal, 1902 Motorcycle Race, Glenn Curtiss

Materials:
Copper Alloy
Gold Plating
Dimensions:
3-D: 3.3 × 3.5 × 0.2cm (1 5/16 × 1 3/8 × 1/16 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1902
Credit Line:
Bequest of the Estate of Glenn H. Curtiss
Inventory Number:
A19730627000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv90b2a3f79-7a57-4511-a30d-e356ada85f33
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19730627000

Medal, New York Motorcycle Club, Glenn Curtiss

Materials:
Enamel, Gold
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 6.4 × 5.1cm (2 1/2 in. × 2 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Bequest of the Estate of Glenn H. Curtiss
Inventory Number:
A19730623000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9c5cdc1f0-e1e0-45df-a08c-236901ee2f78
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19730623000
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Spark plug wire support loop (forward, proper left side),Motorcycle, Curtiss V-8

Manufacturer:
CURTISS,HAMMONDSPORT,N.Y.  Search this
Materials:
Frame: Steel Tubing
Tires: Rubber
Dimensions:
3" x 3" x 3"
Type:
CRAFT-Miscellaneous
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1907
Credit Line:
Gift of the Curtiss-Wright Corporation.
Inventory Number:
A19520060002
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9cac09e59-7027-4e20-afa4-0a74015f5775
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19520060002

Spark plug wire support loop (rear, proper left side), Motorcycle, Curtiss V-8

Manufacturer:
CURTISS,HAMMONDSPORT,N.Y.  Search this
Materials:
Frame: Steel Tubing
Tires: Rubber
Dimensions:
3" x 3" x 3"
Type:
CRAFT-Miscellaneous
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1907
Credit Line:
Gift of the Curtiss-Wright Corporation.
Inventory Number:
A19520060003
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv98e1dbe82-c8d1-4dbf-b884-1e5c2549cdd5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19520060003

Spark plug wire support loop (forward, proper right side)Motorcycle, Curtiss V-8

Manufacturer:
CURTISS,HAMMONDSPORT,N.Y.  Search this
Materials:
Frame: Steel Tubing
Tires: Rubber
Dimensions:
3" x 3" x 3"
Type:
CRAFT-Miscellaneous
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1907
Credit Line:
Gift of the Curtiss-Wright Corporation.
Inventory Number:
A19520060004
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9464f2655-123d-4279-81dd-26905ca397cf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19520060004

Spark plug wire support loop (rear, proper right side), Motorcycle, Curtiss V-8

Manufacturer:
CURTISS,HAMMONDSPORT,N.Y.  Search this
Materials:
Frame: Steel Tubing
Tires: Rubber
Dimensions:
3" x 3" x 3"
Type:
CRAFT-Miscellaneous
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1907
Credit Line:
Gift of the Curtiss-Wright Corporation.
Inventory Number:
A19520060005
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv96fbfa635-6969-4ddd-8420-b8858303fada
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19520060005

On Motorcycles

Collection Creator:
Bengston, Billy Al  Search this
Container:
Box 9, Folder 36
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1970s
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Billy Al Bengston papers, circa 1940s-1989 (bulk 1960-1988). Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Billy Al Bengston papers
Billy Al Bengston papers / Series 7: Writings / Writings by Bengston
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw92b4df0de-d10a-4617-95ed-93b63fd73b05
EDAN-URL:
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7A10545 and 7A10546

Container:
Item 12
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
7A10545 (top) Subject: Aerial Experiment Association (AEA) Aerodrome No 3 June Bug

7A10546 (bottom) Subject: Curtiss Motorcycles, Curtiss Motorcycle Team

Caption: "Winners on Winners." Group photograph of nine members of the Curtiss Motorcycle Team posed with their motorcycles, probably at Hammondsport, New York, circa 1904-1908.
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
Glenn Curtiss Early Aviation Photography Collection, Acc. XXXX.0682, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Glenn Curtiss Early Aviation Photography Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg262bc71af-7503-4124-b50e-43ee382f4cbd
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0682-ref519

7A10551 and 7A10552

Container:
Item 15
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
undated, circa 1904
Scope and Contents:
7A10551 (top) Subject: Curtiss, General, Personnel

7A10552 (bottom) Subject: Curtiss, Glenn Hammond; Curtiss Motorcycles; Curtiss, General, Facilities, Motorcycle Shop

Caption: Group photo, presumably staff of Glenn H. Curtiss' motorcycle shop. Curtiss, wearing hat, crouches behind front wheel of motorcycle at left, circa 1904.
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
Glenn Curtiss Early Aviation Photography Collection, Acc. XXXX.0682, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Glenn Curtiss Early Aviation Photography Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg21c83731f-b470-4de0-b474-2b7b9c1a91ec
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0682-ref522

7A10562 and 7A10563

Container:
Item 21
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1909, 1907
Scope and Contents:
7A10562 (top) Subject: Awards and Trophies, Bennett (James Gordon) Aviation Trophy, 1909

7A10563 (bottom) Subject: Curtiss, Glenn Hammond; Curtiss Motorcycles, Curtiss 1907 V-8 Motorcycle

Caption: "Litho-Chrome" postcard showing Glenn Curtiss seated on his 8 cylinder experimental motorcycle at Ormond Beach, Fla., circa 1907.
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
Glenn Curtiss Early Aviation Photography Collection, Acc. XXXX.0682, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Glenn Curtiss Early Aviation Photography Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg2731f035e-51dd-4baa-b144-fa72c0509421
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0682-ref528

Manufacture of motorcycles, Harley Davidson. Milwaukee, Wis., 1960 [30].

Collection Creator:
d'Arazien, Arthur  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the majority of the collection is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Arthur d'Arazien Industrial Photographs, ca. 1930-2002, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Arthur d'Arazien Industrial Photographs
Arthur d'Arazien Industrial Photographs / Series 2: Photographs / 2.1: Color Phototransparencies
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep81219c91e-be6b-4b39-8534-4b815f880954
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0314-ref55

Cup, Annual Race Meet, Syracuse New York

Materials:
Sterling Silver
Dimensions:
3-D (Overall): 16.5 × 16.8 × 9.2cm (6 1/2 × 6 5/8 × 3 5/8 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Trophies
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1905
Credit Line:
Bequest of the Estate of Glenn H. Curtiss
Inventory Number:
A19730592000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9275e0e00-9f92-44ea-bb57-98aeb1ade157
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19730592000
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Curtiss A-2 V-2 Engine

Manufacturer:
Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company  Search this
Dimensions:
Diameter: 25.4 cm (10 in.), Height: 43.2 cm (17 in.), Width: 7.94 cm (3.125 in.)
Case Diameter: 25.4 x 43.2 cm (10 x 17 in.)
Crankshaft: 7.9 cm (3 1/8 in.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Reciprocating & Rotary
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1909
Credit Line:
Gift of Larry D. Lewis.
Inventory Number:
A19800029000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Hangar:
Boeing Aviation Hangar
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9af296698-429d-4010-8eda-98d195f9be40
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19800029000

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