3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Airships--Design and construction.

  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. Tissandier collection on the history of aeronautics, 1539-1929

    8,000 items ; 27 containers plus 17 oversize ; 14 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of items gathered by Gaston Tissandier, an aeronaut and scientist, with additions by his brother, Albert Tissandier, an artist and aeronaut, and his son, Paul Tissandier, also an aeronaut. Includes the collection of J. F. Dupuis-Delcourt, an airship builder, brought together prior to 1860 and later purchased by Gaston Tissandier. Mostly in French, the collection pertains primarily to...

  3. Charles W. Sirch papers, 1878-1935

    100 items ; 1 container plus 1 oversize ; 0.2 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Aeronautical engineer and airship designer. Chiefly correspondence with Washington Irving Chambers relating to Sirch's design for a military dirigible.