Wright, Orville, 1871-1948
Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:
William Preston Mayfield Photograph Collection-Egbert Donation (MS-348)
McFarland Collection of Wright-Findley Correspondence (SC-323)
Dean Mosher Collection (MS-320)
This collection contains illustrations and correspondence concerning Mosher’s original painting, “The Bishop’s Boys” (2003), depicting the Wright Brothers in flight over Huffman Prairie on May 25, 1910, the only time the brothers ever flew together. The collection also includes materials concerning Mosher’s “Great Moments in U.S. Naval History” series (1997).
Adelaide Patricia O'Brien Papers
A native of Sharonville, Ohio, Patricia O'Brien was a successful singer and actress in New York City during the early part of this century. She returned to Dayton in 1917 and became manager of the Dayton Symphony Association. She also worked as a promoter of local theatrical events. Her papers include correspondence, photographs, diaries, and miscellaneous items.
Photograph of Orville and Wilbur Wright at Homecoming celebration, 1909
Contains original photographs of Amelia Earhart and photographs of the Wright Brothers.
Henry Stout, Wright Brothers Collection
This collection includes clippings, articles, pamphlets, photographs, postcards, and correspondence pertaining to Orville and Wilbur Wright.
Harry A. Toulmin's Wright Company Patent Litigation Volumes (MS-641)
The collection consists of nine bound volumes of patent litigation records for the lawsuits that the Wright Company brought against the Herring-Curtiss Company and Glenn H. Curtiss, Louis Paulhan, and Claude Grahame-White. These are the personal copies of the Wrights’ lawyer, Harry A. Toulmin, and the books contain many handwritten notes.
Edmund Trissell Collection
The Edmund Trissell Collection chronicles the life of Dayton photographer Edmund William Trissell through negatives, photographs, newspaper clippings, and correspondence from Mr. Trissell's daily life and photographic assignments.
Charles Wald Collection
Wright Brothers Addendum Photographs
The collection consists of postcards, primarily of Wilbur Wright's time in France demonstrating the Flyer; and photographs (some of which are copies) of flight demonstrations in France and Germany, the Wright B Flyer, and awards and celebrations that include the Dayton Home Days parade in June 1909.