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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 199 Collections and/or Records:

Joyce Wolfe Papers (MS-591)

Identifier: MS-591
Abstract Joyce Wolfe was one of the first students of Josephine Schwarz. She maintained correspondence with her teacher afterwards and eventually began collecting papers related to her. Josephine Schwarz was considered a pioneer of dance in Dayton, starting with the Schwarz School of Dance, which she founded in Dayton with her sister Hermene. The collection mostly contains newspaper clippings, letters, and cards. It also includes a number of photos and photocopies of drawings as well as a scrapbook...
Dates: 1945 - 2004

Woodland Cemetery Collection

Identifier: MS-414
Abstract The Woodland Cemetery Collection contains materials relating to the organization and business ventures of the Woodland Cemetery Association. Materials such as organization histories, rules and regulations, meeting minutes, financial records, and correspondence provide a history of the organization while documents such as interment and cremation records provide insight into the function that the cemetery plays in Dayton, Ohio. In addition to these written documents, there are numerous visual...
Dates: 1841-2010

Wright Company Records

Identifier: MS-471
Abstract The Wright Company was formed in November 1909 with Wilbur Wright as President and Orville Wright one of two Vice-Presidents. In 1915, Orville sold the company to a group of investors, which later merged the company with the Martin Company. The records consist of copies of material from the Wright Company Records held by the Museum of Flight in Seattle, Washington. Included in the records are Wright Company board of directors meeting minutes, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and legal...
Dates: 1905-1917

Ellis Wright First Flight Anniversary Scrapbook

Identifier: MS-595

Scrapbook of newspaper clippings, programs, first day issue Wright Brothers stamps, invitations, and photographs documenting Ellis Wright’s participation in the 45th anniversary of the Wright Brothers first flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, on December 17, 1949. Ellis Wright was a first cousin to Wilbur and Orville Wright.

Dates: 1909-1970

Wright State University Libraries, Special Collections and Archives Departmental Records

Identifier: UA-17
Scope and Contents

The Special Collections and Archives Departmental Records Collection contains the archival administrative files of the department, including program development files, collection records, publications, event and publicity files, and the various director’s subject files dating back to the beginning of the program. The collection contains only permanent historical records.

Dates: 1968 - 2019

William F. Yeager Aviation Collection

Identifier: MS-223
Abstract William F. Yeager was a military and commercial pilot, as well as an aviation photographer and collector who owned an aviation photography business. The collection consists of information about Yeager's WWII experience as a B-25 pilot in North Africa and his post-war flying experience as an Air Force and commercial pilot. The collection also contains flight training books, flying tools, correspondence, and aircraft history and design information. The bulk of the collection is more than...
Dates: 1925 - 1990

Yellow Springs Community Council Records (MS-566)

Identifier: MS-566

The Yellow Springs Community Council (YSCC) was an umbrella organization under the United Way of Dayton. The United Way of Dayton would allocate money to the YSCC and, in turn, the YSCC would disseminate that money to the smaller non-profits in Yellow Springs. Materials include bylaws, meeting minutes, financial statements, balance sheets, funding requests, and both internal and external correspondence.

Dates: 1966-2013; Majority of material found within Bulk 1993-2013

Frederick N. Young Papers

Identifier: MS-76

The papers in this collection cover the years 1968-1976 when Young served as a State Representative from Dayton to the Ohio General Assembly. The majority of the papers consist of correspondence with constituents and political colleagues. There are also working papers, clippings, reports, speeches, and campaign materials. There is also a file of correspondence and photographs on the 1970 Kent State University incident.

Dates: 1950-1976; Majority of material found within 1968-1976

Margaret Shardelow Young Papers

Identifier: MS-285

Dayton native, Margaret Shardelow Young, was a member of the Friday Afternoon Club, one of the city's oldest women's literary clubs. She was also a local school teacher and long-time member of the First Baptist Church of Dayton. The collection includes her Friday Afternoon Club writings, schoolbooks, teaching notes, photographs, and greeting cards with her original poetry.

Dates: 1894-1991