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Drawings (visual works)

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Vic Bilek Aviation Research Collection

Identifier: MS-514

The collection contains research notes, including newspaper and journal articles, handwritten notes, drawings, and photographs. The photos and notebook are predominantly Curtiss aircraft.

Dates: 1920-1950

Louis P. Christman, 1903 Wright Flyer Drawings

Identifier: MS-477
Abstract Orville and Wilbur Wright never constructed a complete set of drawings for any of their flyers or gliders. In the mid-1940s, friend of the Wright's, Edward Deeds, commissioned Louis P. Christman, to complete, not only a set of drawings for the famous 1903 Flyer, but also the 1900, 1901, and 1902 Gliders, and the 1903 and 1904 Flyers. This collection contains Christman's original drawings of the 1903 Flyer's Engine Support Rails and Wing Ribs. In addition, the collection also consists of 23...
Dates: 1947-1951

Curtiss-Wright Aeronautical Engine Drawing Collection

Identifier: MS-356
Abstract The Curtiss-Wright Aeronautical Engine Drawing Collection is a collection of over 50,000 aircraft engine part and power system drawings produced by the Curtiss-Wright Corporation. The collection consists of approximately 1324 rolls of microfilm containing thousands of engine part drawings, more than a thousand engine drawings, an index to the engine parts that were microfilmed, cards documenting tools used to make the engine parts, and a number of aircraft engine manuals. The collection...
Dates: 1920-1969

Dennis W. Jarvi Aviation Collection

Identifier: MS-513
Abstract The collection consists of flight manuals, owner’s manuals, handbooks, and pilot training materials for aircraft, many of which Jarvi piloted, including the jet fighter planes he flew during his distinguished career in the United States Air Force. Jarvi served with the 469 Tactical Fighter Squadron (TFS) during the Vietnam War, completing 100 missions, and receiving the Third Oak Leaf Cluster to the Distinguished Flying Cross. Complementing the flight manuals and handbooks are lithographs,...
Dates: 1942-1997; Majority of material found within 1965-1979

James Leffel and Company Records

Identifier: MS-150

The James Leffel and Company Records consist of ledgers, journals, order books, inventories, cash and day books, payroll files, correspondence, photographs, publications, and scrapbooks of a late 19th and early 20th century Springfield, Ohio manufacturer of turbines, water wheels and engines.

Dates: 1867 - 1971

Dean Mosher Collection (MS-320)

Identifier: MS-320
Scope and Contents

This collection contains illustrations and correspondence concerning Mosher’s original painting, “The Bishop’s Boys” (2003), depicting the Wright Brothers in flight over Huffman Prairie on May 25, 1910, the only time the brothers ever flew together. The collection also includes materials concerning Mosher’s “Great Moments in U.S. Naval History” series (1997).

Dates: 1997-2003

Dr. Hans von Ohain Papers

Identifier: MS-335

Dr. Hans von Ohain was the co-inventor of the first successful jet engine. After World War II, he moved to Dayton, Ohio where he was a research scientist at the Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. His papers contain patents, correspondence, speeches, technical reports, scientific articles, awards, and photographs. Some documents are in German and French, but the majority of the collection is in English.

Dates: 1907-2003

Jerusha Hall Peacock Papers

Identifier: MS-139

Jerusha Peacock was a student at Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio in the early 1860s, and later taught at Antioch's Preparatory School from 1865-1873. Her papers consist of letters written primarily to her mother and sisters, essays, a collection of her poetry, and a sketchbook. Peacock's letters colorfully describe her life at Antioch, her travels, acquaintances, and activities.

Dates: 1860-1878; Majority of material found within 1861-1867

James R. Shock Airship Collection

Identifier: MS-388
Abstract The James R. Shock Airship Collection documents the progression of airships from the early experimental prototypes of the late 19th century to the surveillance blimps used by the United States government today. The collection includes numerous photographs of military and civilian airships, blimps, and barrage balloons, along with detailed descriptions of the photographs. Included is Mr. Shock’s research for the airship books and articles he wrote over the years, magazine articles,...
Dates: 1908-2010; Majority of material found within 1994-1999

Lt. Bennett C. Simmons Drawing (SC-306)

Identifier: SC-306
Content Description

Collection consists of one oversize pencil portrait drawing of Lt. Bennett C. Simmons, a B-17 Bombardier-Navigator, Army Air Corps, WWII. The drawing was created by renowned portrait artist William Van Dresser at Boca Raton Field (Florida) in 1944.

Dates: 1944