22 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Flight.

  1. Washington Irving Chambers papers, 1871-1943

    12,000 items ; 48 containers ; 12 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, subject files, logbooks, memoranda, blueprints, photographs, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Chambers's service in the navy and with the Greely Relief Expedition to the Arctic and the Nicaragua Canal survey expedition of 1884-1885.

  2. 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,...

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. Grover Cleveland Loening papers, 1900-1975

    25,800 items ; 72 containers ; 34.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Businessman, engineer, airplane manufacturer, and author. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, minutes, plans and drawings, notes, photographs, patents, legal documents, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, clippings, and printed matter documenting Loening's career in aviation.

  7. Aero Club of America scrapbooks, 1891-1912

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

    Summary:

    Aeronautical organization. Scrapbooks of newspaper clippings relating to the advent of manned flight.

  8. 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...

  9. Wilbur Wright and Orville Wright papers, 1809-1979

    32,250 items ; 120 containers plus 14 oversize ; 61 linear feet ; 15 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Aviation pioneers and inventors. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, business accounts, legal papers, minutes, reports, printed matter, photographs, blueprints, and scrapbooks relating primarily to the invention of the airplane and the development of aviation.

  10. 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...