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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 photographs of the Wright Family and of the Wrights' flying exhibitions in Europe and the United States.


  • Creation: 1853-1973


23 Reels

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Repository Details

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Wright State University Libraries
Special Collections and Archives
3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy
Dayton OH 45435-0001 USA