WB. Wright Brothers Related Collections
Found in 82 Collections and/or Records:
Adrian Kinnane is a researcher and manager for historical projects at History Associates Incorporated. The collection contains Kinnane's unpublished manuscript "The Crucible of Flight," which is an in-depth look at what outside influences helped the Wright Brothers become the first to be successful in the quest for flight.
This is a copy of a typed letter written by Krekler describing his relationship with the Wright Family, dated March 24, 1975.
Original copy of L’Aerophile, April 1903 edition containing the following articles: On page 81-87 article discusses the Wright Brothers progress in flight and contains photographs of the Wright Brothers 1902 glider test at Kill Devil Hills, N.C. Also on page 87 is a letter from M. Ernest Archdeacon discussing the Wright Brothers as well.
Christopher Lake was an aviation researcher and engineer whose most important aeronautical invention may have been his reaction engine, which was an early form of jet propulsion. The collection includes Lake's patents, photographs, newspaper clippings, and a letter from Orville Wright.
Letter written in French concerning arrangements made for the anniversary of the Wrights' flight at Le Mans, dated September 1969.
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).
Collection contains photocopies of correspondence from Orville Wright to Karl Kimble and to F.O. Eichenberger.
*Note: All the letters in this collection are photocopies of the originals.