4 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Parachutes.

  1. Elmo N. Pickerill papers, 1910-1975

    4,500 items ; 15 containers ; 6.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Aviator. Correspondence, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Pickerill's career as an aviator and to early aviation in the United States, particularly Long Island, N.Y.

  2. 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.

  3. 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...

  4. Oskar Ursinus collection of aeronautical pictures

    ca. 800 items (photographs, reproductions, drawings). -- Prints & Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Images show model airplanes; sailplanes; motorless hydroplanes; gliders; civilian and military airplanes; rotary wing aircraft; aircraft engines and parts; parachutes; armaments; competitions and air shows; aviators and aerobatic champion pilots; manufacturing; airships and balloons; etc. Also some technical material (design, structural, and analytical drawings) relating to aerodynamics, theory...