Wright, Lorin, 1862-1939
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Andrew S. Iddings Wright Brothers Homecoming Collection
Collection consists of negatives with accompanying contact prints, taken by Andrew S. Iddings, of the June 17-18, 1909 Dayton Homecoming Celebration to honor Orville and Wilbur Wright for their achievements in flight. In addition to members of the Wright family, other notable figures in the photographs are Ohio Governor Judson Harmon, Dayton Mayor Edward E. Burkhardt, General James Allen, and Lt. Frank Lahm.
Dates: June 1909
Wright Brothers Collection (MS-1)
Abstract A supplement to the main body of Orville and Wilbur Wright’s papers located in the Library of Congress, this collection consists of family papers, financial records, school mementos, Wright family genealogical materials, the church papers and diaries of the Wrights’ father, Bishop Milton Wright, notebooks, albums, awards and citations, photocopies of correspondence between Wilbur Wright and Octave Chanute, and the Wrights’ technical library that includes journals, books, and pamphlets...
Dates: 1779-1985; Majority of material found within 1853-1948
Wright Family to Petree Family Correspondence
Abstract The Wright Family to Petree Family Correspondence primarily contains letters written by Milton Wright to his niece Estella Harris Petree. The letters describe Wright family news and activities, but more importantly include specific references to Wilbur and Orville Wright’s bicycle business, flying experiments and success, Orville Wright’s accident at Ft. Myer in September 1908, the 1913 Dayton flood, and Milton’s flight with Orville in May 1910. There is also a very poignant letter written...
Dates: 1900-1939; Majority of material found within 1900-1917