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Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912


Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:

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

William Peters Aviation Photograph Collection

Identifier: MS-485
Abstract The collection compiled by William H. Peters and given to Lieutenant Colonel John Glenn includes 53 photographs of famous aviators and aircrafts from the beginning of man-powered flight through the late 1930s. Included are images of the 1903 Wright Flyer, Glenn Curtiss, Benjamin Foulois, Fiorello Henry LaGuardia and many others. This collection also contains many signed photographs and documents including signatures from Wilbur Wright, Alberto Santos-Dumont, Dr. Hugo Eckner, Edwin Levick and...
Dates: 1903-1964; Majority of material found within 1908-1930

Photograph of Orville and Wilbur Wright at Homecoming celebration, 1909

 Item — Folder 1, Item: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Contains original photographs of Amelia Earhart and photographs of the Wright Brothers.

Dates: 1909

"Ride the Wind" Collection (SC-87)

Identifier: SC-87
Scope and Contents

Original typed screenplay about the Wright Brothers, written by Doug McIntyre.

Dates: 1991

Henry Stout, Wright Brothers Collection

Identifier: MS-71

This collection includes clippings, articles, pamphlets, photographs, postcards, and correspondence pertaining to Orville and Wilbur Wright.

Dates: 1903-1973; Majority of material found within 1948-1971

The Wright Brothers and Their Work Booklet (SC-137)

Identifier: SC-137
Scope and Contents

Report written by George Bia, the Wrights' representative in Belgium, which includes illustrations and technical drawings. Also includes photograph of Wilbur at controls of a flyer.

Dates: 1910

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

Edmund Trissell Collection

Identifier: MS-316

The Edmund Trissell Collection chronicles the life of Dayton photographer Edmund William Trissell through negatives, photographs, newspaper clippings, and correspondence from Mr. Trissell's daily life and photographic assignments.

Dates: 1940-1995

Wilbur Wright in France Newspaper Clippings (SC-57)

Identifier: SC-57
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of photocopies of French newspaper clippings concerning Wilbur Wright’s 1908 visit to France. They are untranslated.

Dates: 1908

Wilbur Wright Letter (SC-69)

Identifier: SC-69
Scope and Contents

This collection contains an original letter written by Wilbur Wright to a New York publisher. As well, there are photocopies of the letter.

Dates: 1904