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

  1. 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 balloon flights of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, but also includes material concerning early heavier-than-air flight and the aeronautical career of Gaston and Albert Tissandier as well as art work of Albert Tissandier.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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, illustrations, sketches, photographs, memorabilia, printed matter, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous material relating to aviation and aeronautics collected and maintained by the institute prior to its merger with the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

  8. 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.

  9. Henry Harley Arnold papers, 1903-1989

    160,000 items. 272 containers plus 1 classified and 9 oversize. 109 linear feet. 269 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Pioneer aviator and United States Army officer. Correspondence, memoranda, journals, notebooks, drafts and proofs of Henry Harley (Hap) Arnold's memoirs, Global Mission (1949), articles, speeches, reports, orders, printed material, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to the development of military aeronautics in the United States and to aeronautical policies and events of World War II.

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  10. John J. Ballentine papers, 1913-1973

    5,000 items. 21 containers plus 11 oversize. 10 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States Navy officer and air pilot. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, logbooks, military records, biographical material, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Ballentine's naval career after 1920.