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  • Piccard family papers, circa 1470-1983

    Family members represented include Jean Felix Piccard (1884-1963), his wife, Jeannette Ridlon Piccard (1895-1981), and their son, Don Piccard (1926- ). Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, logbooks, drafts of writings and speeches, reports, notes, financial papers, biographical and genealogical material, scrapbooks, blueprints, patent specifications and other papers documenting the careers of Piccard family members in the fields of aeronautics, ballooning, bathyscaphe exploration, chemistry, education, the ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1470
  • Alexander Graham Bell family papers, 1834-1974

    Inventor and educator. Correspondence, diaries, journals, laboratory notebooks, patent records, speeches, writings, subject files, genealogical records, printed material, and other papers pertaining primarily to Bell's invention of the telephone in 1876, his contributions to the education of the deaf, and his interests in a wide range of scientific and technological fields, including aviation, eugenics, and marine engineering. The collection includes the papers of other ...

    • Contributor: Bell, Alexander Graham
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1834
  • Marjorie Claire Stinson papers, 1900-1975

    Aviator. Correspondence, research notes, biographical material, financial papers, printed matter, and miscellany relating principally to Stinson's role and experiences in early aviation.

    • Contributor: Stinson, Marjorie Claire
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1900
  • Abbott Lawrence Rotch papers, 1896-1912

    Meteorologist and balloonist. Correspondence, financial papers, photographs, writings, maps, tables, charts, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other material relating chiefly to Rotch's interest in meteorology and aeronautics.

    • Contributor: Rotch, Abbott Lawrence
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1896
  • Henry Shapiro papers, 1920-1992

    Journalist. Correspondence, wire service reports, reference files, speeches and writings, and personal files pertaining to Henry Shapiro's career and writings as chief correspondent in the Moscow bureau of United Press International from the 1930s to the 1970s.

    • Contributor: Shapiro, Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1920
  • Ira Eaker papers, 1917-1989

    United States Army air corps officer, aviation pioneer, aircraft industry executive, and newspaper columnist. Part I consists of correspondence, memoranda, diaries, reports, meetings minutes, printed material, and other papers documenting Eaker's military career in the aeronautical section of the United States Army, particularly his experiences in World War II. Part II consists of correspondence, memoranda, diaries speeches, writings, and scheduling and subject files pertaining ...

    • Contributor: Eaker, Ira
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1917
  • Daniel Guggenheim Fund for the Promotion of Aeronautics records, 1925-1943

    Fund to facilitate technical development, improve safety, and expand the popularity of aviation; active from 1926-1930. Correspondence, reports, articles, pamphlets, legal and financial records, printed matter, and other records relating chiefly to commercial aviation in the United States and to a history of the fund written by R. H. Mayo. Subjects include aeronautical education and research, aviation safety, technical development, the use of aviation ...

    • Contributor: Daniel Guggenheim Fund for the Promotion of Aeronautics
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1926
  • Harry W. Frantz papers, 1919-1965

    Journalist. Scrapbooks and printed matter related to aviation, a field Franz covered for United Press International.

    • Contributor: Frantz, Harry W. (Harry Warner) - Frantz, Harry W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1919
  • Tissandier collection on the history of aeronautics, 1539-1929

    Collection of items gathered by Gaston Tissandier, an aeronaut and scientist, with additions by his brother, Albert Tissandier, an artist and aeronaut, and his son, Paul Tissandier, also an aeronaut. Includes the collection of J. F. Dupuis-Delcourt, an airship builder, brought together prior to 1860 and later purchased by Gaston Tissandier. Mostly in French, the collection pertains primarily to balloon flights of the eighteenth ...

    • Contributor: Tissandier, Gaston
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1539
  • Wilbur Wright and Orville Wright papers, 1809-1979

    Aviation pioneers and inventors. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, business accounts, legal papers, minutes, reports, printed matter, photographs, blueprints, and scrapbooks relating primarily to the invention of the airplane and the development of aviation.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1809
  • Oskar Ursinus papers, 1908-1943

    Aviator, engineer, and journalist. Correspondence, notes, articles by Ursinus and others, charts, maps, sketches, blueprints, photographs, printed matter, and clippings relating to the development of German aeronautics during the first half of the twentieth century.

    • Contributor: Ursinus, Oskar
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1906
  • Wayne W. Parrish papers, 1912-1976

    Aviation journalist and publisher. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches and writings, commemorative programs, airline insignia, logos, schedules, tickets, and other aeronautical memorabilia, photographs, and printed matter documenting primarily Parrish's roles as founder and president of American Aviation Publications.

    • Contributor: Parrish, Wayne W. (Wayne William) - Parrish, Wayne W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1912
  • Wernher Von Braun papers, 1796-1970

    German aerospace engineer. Correspondence, fan mail, speeches and writings, public relations material, subject files, scrapbooks, and printed material. The papers relate to Wernher Von Braun's career in rocketry and aerospace engineering from his early work on the V-2 rocket in Germany to his work for the United States Department of Defense, the Redstone Arsenal, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration George C. Marshall ...

    • Contributor: Von Braun, Wernher
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1796
  • Thomas H. Robbins papers, 1918-1971

    United States naval officer. Correspondence, duty orders, logbooks, biographical material, speeches, and other papers relating to Robbins's naval career and emphasizing his specialty in naval aviation.

    • Contributor: Robbins, Thomas H. (Thomas Hinckley) - Robbins, Thomas H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1918
  • John Toland papers, 1944-1965

    Author and historian. Correspondence, notes, interviews, military reports, reminiscences, maps, photographs, and wide ranging production material, including drafts, galleys, and proofs, of Toland's books on World War II and gangsterism in the 1930s.

    • Contributor: Toland, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1944
  • Edward Jablonski papers, 1942-2003

    Edward Jablonski (1922-2004) was an author and biographer of American songwriters Harold Arlen, Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, and Alan Jay Lerner. The collection includes drafts, project files, articles, liner notes, research materials, business papers and correspondence related to his literary projects.

    • Contributor: Jablonski, Edward
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1942
  • Frank J. Malina papers, 1912-1986

    Aerospace engineer, rocketry pioneer, and kinetic artist. Correspondence, reports, research and subject files, writings, biographical material, and other papers chiefly documenting Frank J. Malina's career as an aerospace engineer at the California Institute of Technology and later as director of the U.S. Jet Propulsion Laboratory. His subsequent career in kinetic art in Paris and as founder of the periodical Leonardo is also documented.

    • Contributor: Malina, Frank J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1912
  • Holden Chester Richardson papers, 1844-1946

    Naval officer. General and family correspondence, speeches, articles, book material, subject files, and miscellany relating primarily to Richardson's activities in aeronautics.

    • Contributor: Richardson, Holden Chester
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1844
  • Grover Cleveland Loening papers, 1900-1975

    Businessman, engineer, airplane manufacturer, and author. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, minutes, plans and drawings, notes, photographs, patents, legal documents, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, clippings, and printed matter documenting Loening's career in aviation.

    • Contributor: Loening, Grover
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1900
  • Clinton Presba Anderson papers, 1938-1973

    U.S. senator and representative from New Mexico and secretary of agriculture. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, hearing transcripts, reports, and other papers pertaining to Anderson's service in Congress.

    • Contributor: Anderson, Clinton Presba
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1938
  • Harry Frank Guggenheim papers, 1900-1972

    Businessman, diplomat, newspaper publisher, philanthropist, and horseman. Correspondence and subject files documenting Guggenheim's career in business and publishing, philanthropic and civic activities, and special interests in horse racing and aviation.

    • Contributor: Guggenheim, Harry Frank
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1900
  • L'Aerophile collection, 1876-1949

    Correspondence, blueprints and manufactures information for early French and foreign aircraft and dirigibles, reports of accidents involving flyers and balloonists, World War I aerial photographs and intelligence reports, a series of French cartoons, drawings, graphs, charts, diagrams of equipment, maps, newspapers, printed material, and photographs. The materials in the collection were evidently assembled by staff of the magazine L'Aerophile which was published by Georges ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1876
  • Henry Croskey Mustin papers, 1886-1924

    Naval officer and inventor. Correspondence, journals, lectures, articles, and other papers relating to Mustin's inventions, especially his work in sighting equipment for naval ordnance and his interest in aviation.

    • Contributor: Mustin, Henry Croskey
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1886
  • Nicholas E. Golovin papers, 1943-1970

    Physicist, government official, and presidential advisor for aviation and space science. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches and writings, reports, notes, working diaries, agenda and meeting summaries, academic, employment, and military records, clippings, photographs, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Golovin's administrative positions at the National Bureau of Standards, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and the United States Office of Science and Technology.

    • Contributor: Golovin, Nicholas E. (Nicholas Erasmus) - Golovin, Nicholas E.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1943
  • Aero Club of America scrapbooks, 1891-1912

    Aeronautical organization. Scrapbooks of newspaper clippings relating to the advent of manned flight.

    • Contributor: Aero Club of America
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1891