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Kettering, Charles Franklin, 1876-1958


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Levitt Luzern Custer Papers

Identifier: MS-302
Abstract Levitt Luzern Custer was a Dayton-area aviator and inventor, and an associate of Orville Wright. During his lifetime he engaged in pioneering balloon experiments, served as an official timer for flight trials, collaborated with Orville Wright on various projects, and invented a wide range of mechanical machines from the statoscope to amusement park rides. The collection documents many of Custer's achievements as well as those of other early aviators, such as the Wright Brothers. Information...
Dates: 1886-2001; Majority of material found within 1908-1950

Engineers' Club of Dayton Records

Identifier: MS-420

The purpose of the Engineers' Club of Dayton is to advance the field of engineering through furnishing facilities for the educational and professional improvement of its members. Requirements for membership include working in the field of engineering or other work related to engineering, science, technology, and allied arts. The records include meeting minutes, membership files, financial records, publications, correspondence, photographs, film, and reports.

Dates: 1914-2011

KETTERING, CHARLES F., 1946 - 1958

 Grouping — Box: NGS-09
Scope and Content From the Collection: The collection documents the local and regional history of Dayton and the Miami Valley in Ohio through materials generated by the Dayton Journal Herald and the Dayton Daily News, with the bulk of materials dating from 1930-1980. The Dayton Daily News retains its digital photographs from the 1990s to present. The majority of the collection is newspaper clippings and black and white...
Dates: 1946 - 1958

Charles F. Kettering European Trip Photographs (SC-382)

Identifier: SC-382

Fourteen (14) 8x10 black and white photographs of Charles F. Kettering and others on a trip to Europe.

Dates: circa 1919-circa 1925

Kettering Family Papers (MS-363)

Identifier: MS-363
Abstract The Kettering Family Papers contain materials documenting the life of Charles F. Kettering, as well as his son Eugene Kettering, daughter-in-law Virginia Kettering, and their children. The Kettering family was heavily involved in the industrial and, later, philanthropic make-up of the city of Dayton during the 20th century, and were greatly influential in the city's more recent history. Made up primarily of photographs, correspondence, family keepsakes such as holiday cards, photo albums and...
Dates: 1876-2006; Majority of material found within 1930-1972