Wright, Orville, 1871-1948
Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:
Wright Brothers Collection (MS-1)
Wright Brothers Collection Papers and Photographs (MFM-37)
Wright Company Glass Plate Negative Collection
: The Wright Company Glass Plate Negative collection consists of 92 glass plate negatives, and 10 film negatives relating to the Wright Company, the Wright School of Aviation, flights at Kitty Hawk, N.C., celebrations and aviation events, and a series of unidentified children.
Wright Company Records
Wright Family to Petree Family Correspondence
Wright Memorial Commission Records
The Wright Memorial Commission was organized in 1912 to build a monument near Huffman Prairie in honor of the Wright Brothers' contribution to aviation. Records include minutes, financial reports, correspondence, and other materials that document the physical development of the monument.
Katharine Wright’s Correspondence with Agnes Beck (SC-97)
The collection consists of eight letters written by Katharine Wright, sister of Wilbur and Orville Wright, to her close friend, Agnes Beck. The letters discuss Wilbur and Orville Wright, their flights, the Wright Family, and other personal matters.
Aloys J. Wyen Papers
Aloys J. Wyen was an early aviation pioneer associated with the Wright Brothers, first in their bicycle shop in Dayton, and later at Huffman Prairie as a mechanic. He was with them at Belmont Park in 1910, then flew in Los Angeles, California from 1911-1916. He later worked as a mechanic with the WACO Aircraft Company in Troy, Ohio, and Aeronca in Middletown. His papers include family photographs as well as correspondence and photographs documenting his long career in aviation.