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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Aeronautical Products Corporation Records

Identifier: MS-179

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

Dayton Daily News Archive (MS-458)

Identifier: MS-458
Abstract This collection consists of over 2000 cubic feet of photographs, negatives, and news clippings spanning obituary, personality, and subject files generated by the Dayton Daily News and the former Journal Herald in the twentieth century. The newspaper was founded by James M. Cox, a three-term Ohio governor and presidential candidate. The archive documents the local and regional history of Dayton and the Miami Valley in Ohio and it role on a national scale, particularly during the period 1930...
Dates: 1890 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1980

Reinhold Gross Collection

Identifier: MS-433

Reinhold Gross was a mechanical engineer who specialized in parachutes and related equipment. Researchers studying his collection of papers can gain insight into aviation engineering during the middle of the 20th century, particularly in Dayton (Ohio). His papers include patents, blueprints, certificates, photographs, correspondence, technical reports, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1952-1972

International Aero Vehicle Company Records (SC-389)

Identifier: SC-389

The International Aero Vehicle Company was incorporated in 1906 for the purpose of acquiring patents for the Charles Oliver Jones "orthopter" (ornithopter). The collection consists of 1 volume, including Articles of Incorporation, Constitution and By-Laws, meeting minutes, and assorted financial and administrative reports.

Dates: 1906 - 1910

Christopher John Lake Aviation Collection

Identifier: MS-297

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.

Dates: 1909-1964

John J. Rose Papers

Identifier: MS-178
Abstract Rose was a self-educated engineer and inventor who worked primarily on aviation engine developments leading to a total of 17 patents of his own invention. During his career with the Air Force, he was associated with aviation propulsion systems at McCook Field's Experimental Test Center from 1917 until his retirement in 1962. His papers cover both personal and technical subjects, however, the bulk of the collection is devoted to work-related materials including blueprints, patents, working...
Dates: 1914-1983

Harry A. Toulmin's Wright Company Patent Litigation Volumes (MS-641)

Identifier: MS-641

The collection consists of nine bound volumes of patent litigation records for the lawsuits that the Wright Company brought against the Herring-Curtiss Company and Glenn H. Curtiss, Louis Paulhan, and Claude Grahame-White. These are the personal copies of the Wrights’ lawyer, Harry A. Toulmin, and the books contain many handwritten notes.

Dates: 1909 - 1913

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