64 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Aeronautics.

  1. L'Aerophile collection, 1876-1949

    152 boxes ; 15,000 items -- Science, Technology & Business Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, blueprints and manufactures information for early French and foreign aircraft and dirigibles, reports of accidents involving flyers and balloonists, World War I aerial photographs and intelligence reports, a series of French cartoons, drawings, graphs, charts, diagrams of equipment, maps, newspapers, printed material, and photographs. The materials in the collection were...

  2. Oskar Ursinus papers, 1908-1943

    4,500 items ; 14 containers ; 6 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Aviator, engineer, and journalist. Correspondence, notes, articles by Ursinus and others, charts, maps, sketches, blueprints, photographs, printed matter, and clippings relating to the development of German aeronautics during the first half of the twentieth century.

  3. Charles A. Lindbergh Spirit of St. Louis collection, 1927-1969

    500 items ; 34 containers and 2 oversize ; 14.6 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Aviator and air force officer. Chiefly Burmese, Dutch, English and Swedish editions of The Spirit of St. Louis by Lindbergh. Also condensations of the work in foreign editions of the Reader's Digest as well as biographical material.

  4. Institute of the Aerospace Sciences archives, 1783-1962

    30,000 items ; 182 containers plus 83 oversize ; 80 linear feet ; 4 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historical records of the Institute of Aerospace Sciences. Biographical and corporate files including correspondence, memoranda, writings, reports, biographical data and sketches, genealogical records, financial reports, broadsides, charts, press releases, newspaper clippings, blueprints, cartoons, maps, aeromedical and aeronautical reproductions, airplane specifications, prints, engravings,...

  5. Henry Croskey Mustin papers, 1886-1924

    2,400 items ; 8 containers ; 3.2 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer and inventor. Correspondence, journals, lectures, articles, and other papers relating to Mustin's inventions, especially his work in sighting equipment for naval ordnance and his interest in aviation.

  6. Abbott Lawrence Rotch papers, 1896-1912

    1,050 items ; 4 containers plus 1 oversize ; 1.4 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Meteorologist and balloonist. Correspondence, financial papers, photographs, writings, maps, tables, charts, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other material relating chiefly to Rotch's interest in meteorology and aeronautics.

  7. Evelyn Briggs Baldwin papers, 1649-1933

    4,200 items ; 18 containers plus 2 oversize ; 7.2 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Meteorologist and explorer. Correspondence, reports, journals, scrapbooks, financial records, printed material, newspaper clippings, and genealogical material relating primarily to Baldwin’s polar explorations, especially the Wellman Polar Expedition (1898-1899) and the Baldwin-Ziegler Polar Expedition (1901-1902).

  8. Wayne W. Parrish papers, 1912-1976

    9,000 items ; 29 containers ; 12 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Aviation journalist and publisher. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches and writings, commemorative programs, airline insignia, logos, schedules, tickets, and other aeronautical memorabilia, photographs, and printed matter documenting primarily Parrish's roles as founder and president of American Aviation Publications.

  9. Louis-Pierre Mouillard papers, 1833-1987

    1,600 items ; 6 containers ; 2.4 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    French inventor and aeronautical pioneer. Certificates, correspondence, drawings, notes, photographs, printed matter, and writings relating primarily to Mouillard’s inventions.

  10. Octave Chanute papers, 1807-1955

    10,325 items ; 46 containers plus 1 oversize ; 17.4 linear feet ; 25 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil engineer and aviation pioneer. The bulk of the collection relates to Chanute's experiments with gliders and his scientific and financial support of aeronautical pioneers. Other papers concern his career as a builder of railroads and his service as chief engineer of the Erie Railroad and railroads in Illinois and Kansas.