3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Ballooning.

  1. 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,...

  2. Henri Giffard papers, 1852-1910

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

    Summary:

    Engineer and aeronaut. Correspondence, notes, design drawings, broadsides, newspapers, printed illustrations, articles about Giffard, and newspaper clippings relating chiefly to Giffard's balloon designs and ascents.

  3. Piccard family papers, circa 1470-1983

    73,000 items ; 204 containers plus 1 oversize ; 82 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Family members represented include Jean Felix Piccard (1884-1963), his wife, Jeannette Ridlon Piccard (1895-1981), and their son, Don Piccard (1926- ). Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, logbooks, drafts of writings and speeches, reports, notes, financial papers, biographical and genealogical material, scrapbooks, blueprints, patent specifications and other papers documenting the...