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WB. Wright Brothers Related Collections

 Topic Guide
Identifier: WB
This classification groups together collections on the topic of Wright Brothers and their relations.

Found in 82 Collections and/or Records:

Bishop Milton Wright Genealogical Papers (MFM-20)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MFM-20
Scope and Contents

The microfilm contains genealogical notes and working papers collected by Bishop Milton Wright (1828-1917), the father of the Wright Brothers. The materials date between 1779-1973 and cover the following families: Reeder, Wright, Brown, Koerner, Croddy, Brader, Andrews, Freeman, Harris, Benham, Stokes, Convenhoven, Van Cleve, Swaynie, Fry, Porter, Moody, Lake, Eudaly, Dover, Holt, Baker, and Gano.

Dates: 1977

Wright Brothers Addendum Photographs

Identifier: MS-175
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1899-1967

Wright Brothers Aviation Postcards (SC-136)

Identifier: SC-136
Scope and Contents

This small collection consists of 46 mixed American and European postcards that depict the Wrights, their planes, and monuments dedicated to them.

Dates: 1909-1970

Wright Brothers Collection (MS-1)

Identifier: 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 Brothers Collection (MS-1) SELECTIONS in CORE Scholar

 Digital Record
Identifier: MS-1 CORE Scholar

Wright Brothers Collection Papers and Photographs (MFM-37)

Identifier: MFM-37
Scope and Contents A microfilm edition of MS-1 without the published journals and printed materials, this collection consists of family letters and papers, financial records, school mementos, Wright Family genealogical materials, the church papers and diaries of the Wrights' father (Bishop Milton Wright), notebooks, correspondence, awards, and citations. The collection also includes nearly 4,000 photographs, many taken by the Wrights to document their early flying experiments. In addition there are extensive...
Dates: 1853-1973

Wright Brothers Commemorative Stamp Collection (SC-211)

Identifier: SC-211
Scope and Contents

A collection of envelopes, stamps, and first day of issue cards commemorating the Wright Brothers.

Dates: 1928-1983

Wright Brothers' Wills (SC-15)

Identifier: SC-15
Scope and Contents

Contains copies of Orville and Wilbur Wright's last wills and testaments, and a copy of Orville Wright estate record and death certificate.

Dates: 1937; 1948

Wright Company Glass Plate Negative Collection

Identifier: MS-398

: 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.

Dates: 1900-1913; 2009; Majority of material found within 1910-1911