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Account of Wilbur Wright's Flight at Le Mans (SC-223)

 Collection
Identifier: SC-223
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two copies of a translated account of a 9 year-old French boy who was present at a demonstration flight that Wilbur Wright did near Le Mans, France in 1908. The translation is an extract from “Journal of a Child of the Belle Epoque.” The journal is a manuscript of Roger Verdier who wrote of his account. Included in the translation is an introduction as well as commentary by Regis Pluchet a French Journalist who sent this information to the creator of the...
Dates: 1908

Aero Club of America Book (SC-163)

 Collection
Identifier: SC-163
Scope and Contents

The book lists officers, governors, former officers, committees, and members of the Aero Club of America. Also included in the book is the constitution, by-laws, rules, listings of award winners, and various prizes offered for aviation achievement. Dated 1917.

Dates: 1917

Aero Club of America Bulletin (SC-189)

 Collection
Identifier: SC-189
Scope and Contents

Aero Club of America bulletin containing articles by various authors and photographs pertaining to aviation history.

Dates: 1912

Aeronautical Ephemera Collection I

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Identifier: MS-37
Abstract

An artificial collection, gathered from many sources by a rare book seller, which includes trade brochures, honorary programs, passes, certificates and photographs on aviation from the early 20th century.

Dates: 1904-1929

Aeronautical Products Corporation Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-179
Abstract

The Aeronautical Products Corporation was based in Los Angeles and manufactured beacon lights to guide aircraft. Records include correspondence, photographs, printed materials, advertisements, and clippings.

Dates: 1920-1946; Majority of material found within 1929-1941

Aeronautical Training Schools Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-64
Abstract

Contains lesson booklets, examination papers, correspondence, advertising, and lectures from two early correspondence schools involved in teaching aviation: The National Aero Institute and the American School of Aviation.

Dates: 1917-1919, 1925

Aeronautical Wire Service Photos and Papers (SC-111)

 Collection
Identifier: SC-111
Scope and Contents

This collection includes a variety of black and white aviation photos and newspaper clippings. Some of the material relates to the return of the Wright Flyer to the United States Smithsonian from England’s Science Museum.

Dates: circa 1948

Aeronca Photo and Negative (SC-199)

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Identifier: SC-199
Scope and Contents

Negative and print copy of a high wing No. AT1145 Aeronca Plane, dated August 1935, Miami, Florida.

Dates: 1935

Aerospace Medical Association Records (FSC-21)

 Collection
Identifier: FSC-21
Abstract The Aerospace Medical Association was founded in 1929 under the guidance of Louis H. Bauer, M.D., the first medical director of the Aeronautics Branch of the Department of Commerce (which later became the FAA). It’s mission is "dissemination of information as will enhance the accuracy of their specialized art...thereby affording a greater guarantee of safety to the public and the pilot, alike; and to cooperate... in furthering the progress of aeronautics in the United States." In general,...
Dates: 1929-1992

Records of the Aid Society of the First Presbyterian Church of Yellow Springs (SC-159)

 Collection
Identifier: SC-159
Scope and Contents

Record book for the Aid Society of the First Presbyterian Church of Yellow Springs, including constitution and minutes, dated Jan 1945 - Nov 1951

Dates: 1945-1951

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Wright State University Libraries, Special Collections and Archives 1149
Local Government Records 13
 
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Photographs 230
Correspondence 188
Dayton (Ohio) -- History 136
Minutes (administrative records) 89
Scrapbooks 84
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Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 60
Newspapers 50
Financial records 42
Aeronautics -- History 39
Newsletters 37
Clippings (information artifacts) 33
Audiocassettes 30
Electronic records (digital records) 27
Negatives (photographs) 27
Books 22
Slides (photographs) 22
Blueprints (reprographic copies) 21
Newspaper clippings 21
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (Ohio) 21
Brochures 20
Pamphlets 20
Annual reports 17
Diaries 17
Air pilots 16
Labor unions -- Ohio -- Dayton 16
Postcards 16
Reports 16
Sound recordings 16
Business records 15
Maps 15
Performing arts -- Ohio -- Dayton 15
Publications (documents) 15
Speeches 15
Dayton (Ohio) -- History -- 20th century 14
Drawings (visual works) 14
Letters (correspondence) 14
Audiotapes 13
Aeronautics -- History -- 20th century 12
Ledgers (account books) 12
Minutes (Records) 12
Video recordings 12
Women -- Ohio -- Dayton -- Societies, etc. 12
Dayton (Ohio) -- Church history 11
Memorabilia 11
VHS 11
Videocassettes 11
Oral histories 10
Programs (documents) 10
Collective labor agreements 9
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Ohio -- Politics and government 9
Photographs -- 20th century 9
Transcripts 9
Yellow Springs (Ohio) 9
Aeronautics -- United States -- History 8
Airplanes 8
Airplanes -- History 8
Black-and-white photographs 8
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Electric industry workers -- Labor unions -- Ohio -- Dayton 8
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Springfield (Ohio) 7
World War, 1939-1945 7
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Church records and registers -- Ohio 6
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Engineer 6
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Photographers -- Ohio -- Dayton 6
World War, 1914-1918 -- France 6
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Aeronautics 5
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Airplanes -- Photographs 5
Airplanes in art 5
Architectural drawings (visual works) 5
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Names
Wright, Orville, 1871-1948 33
Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912 28
Wright State University 14
United States. Air Force 10
Antioch College 8
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Dayton journal herald 8
General Motors Corporation. Frigidaire Division 8
Haskell, Katharine Wright, 1874-1929 8
National Cash Register Company 8
Wright, Milton, 1828-1917 8
Dayton daily news 7
Brown, Katharine Kennedy 6
Dayton Art Institute 6
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration 6
Wright Flying School 6
Curtiss, Glenn Hammond, 1878-1930 5
Dufour, Howard R., 1915-2009 5
Dunbar, Paul Laurence, 1872-1906 5
Ohio. General Assembly. Senate 5
Brown, Martha McClellan, 1838-1916 4
Dayton Ballet 4
Dayton Council on World Affairs 4
Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra 4
Dayton-Wright Airplane Company 4
Dewey, Dawne 4
Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937 4
Five Rivers MetroParks 4
General Motors Corporation. Delco Products Division 4
Glenn, John, 1921-2016 4
International Union of Electrical Workers. District Council 7 4
Katz, Paul 1907-1989 4
Kettering, Charles Franklin, 1876-1958 4
League of Women Voters of the Greater Dayton Area 4
Ohio. General Assembly. House of Representatives 4
Project Apollo (U.S.) 4
Reece, Jane, 1868-1961 4
Republican Party (Ohio) 4
Schwarz, Josephine, 1908-2004 4
Seifried, Richard D. 4
Wallace, Donald Kiblinger, 1937- 4
Wright State University. Special Collections & Archives 4
Aerospace Medical Association 3
Aull, Marie, 1897-2002 3
Brown, Kleon Thaw, 1886-1925 3
Cassel, Homer Deeter, M.D., 1895-1980 3
Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Corporation 3
Davis, Lenny, 1936-2022 3
Dayton (Ohio). Fire Department 3
Dayton (Ohio). Police department 3
Dayton Engineering Laboratories Company 3
Dayton Public Schools 3
Dayton-Miami Valley Consortium 3
Engineers' Club of Dayton 3
General Motors Corporation. Inland Manufacturing Division 3
Greene County Historical Society (Greene County, Ohio) 3
Harris family 3
Harris, Harold R., 1897-1989 3
International Union of Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers. Local 755 (Dayton, Ohio) 3
Kennedy, Grafton Sherwood, 1893-1974 3
Kennedy, Louise Achey, 1860-1945 3
Ladley family 3
Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974 3
Mayfield, William Preston, 1896-1974 3
Minnick, Raymond 3
Ohio State University 3
Schwarz, Hermene, 1902-1986 3
Taylor, Charles E. (Edward), 1868-1956 3
The Dayton Foundation 3
Totten family 3
United States. Army. Air Service 3
United States. Navy 3
Waco Aircraft Company 3
Westminster Presbyterian Church (Dayton, Ohio) 3
Wright Company 3
Wright, Lorin, 1862-1939 3
Wright, Reuchlin, 1861-1920 3
322nd Field Artillery Reunion Association 2
Aero Club of America 2
American Aviation Historical Society 2
American Red Cross. Dayton Area Chapter 2
American Society of Aviation Artists 2
Association of Junior Leagues International 2
Austin, Charles Mosley 2
Bahnsen, Axel, 1907-1978 2
Barrett, Hal 2
Beavercreek Committee of Eleven, Inc. 2
Beck, Agnes Osborn, 1875-1958 2
Bieser, Irvin G. (Irvin Gruen), 1902-1989 2
Blanchard, Werner J., 1900-1948 2
Blue Jacket, approximately 1752- 2
Blunden, Jeraldyne, 1941-1999 2
Breidenbach, Warren C., Dr., 1894-1942 2
Brukner, Clayton John, 1896-1977 2
Canal Society of Ohio 2
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 2
Chrysler Corporation. Airtemp Division 2
Cincinnati, Hamilton, and Dayton Railroad Company 2
Community Research Inc. 2
Cooper, Ann L. (Ann Lewis), 1934- 2
Countryman, Robert 2
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