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    Octave Chanute papers, 1807-1955 Civil engineer and aviation pioneer. The bulk of the collection relates to Chanute's experiments with gliders and his scientific and financial support of aeronautical pioneers. Other papers concern his career as a builder of railroads and his service as chief engineer of the Erie Railroad and railroads in Illinois and Kansas.
    • Contributor: Chanute, Octave
    • Date: 1807
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    Benjamin Delahauf Foulois papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, reports, flight records, personnel records, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, memorabilia, and other papers relating to Foulois's military career and the development of air power in the U.S. military. Documents Foulois's service in Puerto Rico during the Spanish-American War (1898), in the Philippines during and after the insurrection (1899-1905), in aerial operations during the Mexican Punitive Expedition (1916), and as chief of the American ...
    • Contributor: Foulois, Benjamin Delahauf
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    Octave Chanute papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, notebooks, articles, family papers, patents, kite diagrams, sketches, plans of Chanute's railroad bridge across the Missouri River, clippings, and photographs. The bulk of the collection (1860-1910) relates to Chanute's experiments with gliders and his scientific and financial support of aeronautical pioneers. Other papers concern his career as a builder of railroads, his service as chief engineer of the Erie Railroad and railroads ...
    • Contributor: Chanute, Octave - Niehaus, Earl F.
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    Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Foundation records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, minutes of meetings, reports, subject files, financial records, printed matter, photographs, and other records relating to the foundation's funding of projects and programs in aviation and rocketry and in criminal justice. Aviation and rocketry files pertain chiefly to litigation involving patents of Robert H. Goddard, in particular his patent for liquid fuel rockets, and to exhibitions at the National Air and Space Museum ...
    • Contributor: Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Foundation
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    Harry Frank Guggenheim papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence and subject files documenting Guggenheim's career in business and publishing, philanthropic and civic activities, and special interests in aviation and horse-racing. Subjects include the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation, Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, and other family trusts and endowments supporting the arts and research in aeronautics and in the social and medical sciences; Newsday, the newspaper founded by Guggenheim and his wife, Alicia Patterson, ...
    • Contributor: Guggenheim, Harry Frank
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    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
    • Date: 1900
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    Washington Irving Chambers papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, logbooks, subject files, printed matter, blueprints, photographs, and other papers relating to Chambers's service in the U.S. Navy and with the Greely Relief Expedition to the Arctic in 1884 and the Nicaragua Canal survey expedition of 1884-1885. Documents his service aboard the USS Pensacola (Screw steamer) and USS Portsmouth (Sloop of war) as well as at the Naval War College (U.S.), New ...
    • Contributor: Chambers, Washington Irving
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    Elmo N. Pickerill papers, 1910-1975 Aviator. Correspondence, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Pickerill's career as an aviator and to early aviation in the United States, particularly Long Island, N.Y.
    • Contributor: Pickerill, Elmo N. (Elmo Neale) - Pickerill, Elmo N.
    • Date: 1910
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    Benjamin Delahauf Foulois papers, 1898-1966 Military officer and pioneer aviator. Correspondence, diaries, reports, official documents and personnel records, newspaper clippings, and other material relating to Foulois's military career and the development of air power in the United States military.
    • Contributor: Foulois, Benjamin Delahauf
    • Date: 1898
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    Washington Irving Chambers papers, 1871-1943 Naval officer. Correspondence, subject files, logbooks, memoranda, blueprints, photographs, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Chambers's service in the navy and with the Greely Relief Expedition to the Arctic and the Nicaragua Canal survey expedition of 1884-1885.
    • Contributor: Chambers, Washington Irving
    • Date: 1871
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    Elmo N. Pickerill papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Pickerill's career as an aviator and to early aviation in the U.S., particularly Long Island, N.Y. Subjects include air mail; air meets, races, and exhibitions; and experimentation with autogiros, helicopters, and parachutes. Includes material pertaining to aeronautics clubs including the Early Birds of Aviation, Long Island Early Fliers Club, Ox-5 Club of America, Quiet Birdmen, ...
    • Contributor: Pickerill, Elmo N. (Elmo Neale)