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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Marianna Nixon Papers

Identifier: MS-512

Marianna McKnight Nixon was a lifelong Daytonian and descendant of several prominent families of the Dayton area, including the McKnights, Dovers, and Van Cleves. The collection is primarily comprised of photographs of Marianna’s life and family, as well as correspondence, genealogical information, and printed materials such as newspaper clippings, brochures, and periodicals.

Dates: 1799 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1880 - 1990

Col. Wayne C. Pittman, Jr. Aviation Collection

Identifier: MS-487

This collection of over 4,000 aviation postcards was collected and organized by Colonel Wayne Pittman. It contains postcards of commercial and military aircraft, along with airport buildings and locations from around the world.

Dates: 1970-1990

Elizabeth Beck Rehling Papers (MS-593)

Identifier: MS-593

The Elizabeth Beck Rehling Papers consist of correspondence, research notes, and photographs related to her research on the relationship between her mother, Agnes Osborn Beck and Katharine Wright, sister of the Wright Brothers. It also includes her unpublished manuscript, The Third Wright Brother, about Katharine Wright, based on her memories as told to her by her mother Agnes and her own research.

Dates: 1899-2001

Totten Family Papers

Identifier: MS-137

Consists primarily of correspondence of three generations of the Totten Family in Springfield, Ohio, and Yellow Springs, Ohio, from the early 19th through the 20th century.

Dates: 1811-1962; Majority of material found within 1910-1962

Laurence Potter Warner Aviation Scrapbook (MS-570)

Identifier: MS-570

The scrapbook contains primarily newspaper clippings concerning the various long-distance flights of the 1920s. The main focus of the scrapbook is the first aerial circumnavigation in 1924. Laurence Potter Warner was the son of early aviator Arthur Pratt Warner.

Dates: 1917-1935

Wright Family to Petree Family Correspondence

Identifier: MS-585
Abstract The Wright Family to Petree Family Correspondence primarily contains letters written by Milton Wright to his niece Estella Harris Petree. The letters describe Wright family news and activities, but more importantly include specific references to Wilbur and Orville Wright’s bicycle business, flying experiments and success, Orville Wright’s accident at Ft. Myer in September 1908, the 1913 Dayton flood, and Milton’s flight with Orville in May 1910. There is also a very poignant letter written...
Dates: 1900-1939; Majority of material found within 1900-1917