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Taylor Aircraft Corp.
Travel-Air Corp.
BOX 169 United Aircraft Corp.
BOX 170 United Aircraft Corp.
United Aircraft (Sikorsky Division)
United Aircraft (Vought-Sikorsky)
Viking Flying Boat Co.
Villieris Hay Co.
BOX 171 Vultee Aircraft Corp.
BOX 172 Vultee Aircraft Corp.
BOX 173 Waco Aircraft
Warner Aircraft Co.
Waterman Corp.
BOX 174-176 Miscellany, 1804-1932
Aeronautical postcards, historical documents concerning the Zeppelin, Glenn Hammond Curtiss ephemera, and Aeronautical Association Prospectus, articles, programs, photocopies, and reports.
Arranged chronologically where possible.
BOX 174 Article on aerostation from Ree's (sic) New Cyclopaedia
Photocopy of the minute book and certificate of incorporation of the Aerial Navigation Co., Solomon Andrews, president, New York, 1865
Two programs for the air celebration in Rheims-Champagne, France, 1910
Pass on the Transatlantic Airline Railroad, 1894
Notes and reports, undated
Articles and pamphlets, 1804-1832
BOX 175 Aeronautical Association prospectus, 1837
Handwritten article by or about J. Robertson, undated
Documents on the history of the Zeppelin-Luftschiffes
Bound volume of Glenn Curtiss ephemera, 1929-1932
BOX 176 Lester D. Gardner's collection of aeronautical postcards
BOX 177-182 Scrapbooks, 1783-1955
Pamphlets, correspondence, speeches, broadsides, clippings, newspaper clippings, photographs, genealogical records, charts, maps, drawings, programs, memorabilia, biographical sketches, letters of condolence, Christmas cards, cartoons, ticket stubs, reproductions, poems, prints, engravings, press releases, and negative reproductions.
Volumes are arranged by subject matter where possible. Scrapbooks relating to the Wright brothers are available only on Microfilm shelf no. 19,312. Except for some material within the Wright scrapbooks which was retained, the originals of the volumes were discarded after filming.
BOX 177 English newspaper clippings, 1783-1785
Material for history of balloons, by Sir Charles Pierce, 1783-1851
Personal scrapbooks of Lester D. Gardner
Souvenirs of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge Mass., 1894-1948 See Oversize
War service years, 1917-1918
BOX 178 Honorary doctorate, congratulatory letters
BOX 179 Guggenheim Medal Award, congratulatory letters
BOX 180 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass., alumni award, 1952
Remembrances of Mrs. Lester D. Gardner's funeral, 1952
BOX 181 Genealogical records of the Gardner family
1883-1929 See Oversize
BOX 182 1928-1948 See Oversize
1939-1955 See Oversize
Group letters of Lester D. Gardner in 1938
Flying tour of Europe
Hindenburg flight
Moscow, Russia
Yucatan loop flight
Airplanes of the future
Bermuda encore
Air tour of the Middle East
Overnight flight in the Yankee Clipper
From the Acropolis to the Land of the Midnight Sun
Glacier view airline
Aeronautical Christmas cards, 1929-1940s See Oversize
(14 vols.)
Greeting cards, postcards, and valentines, undated See Oversize
Clippings from the Aeronautical Institute, 1933-1946 See Oversize
(7 vols.)
Aeronautical Americana clippings See Oversize
(4 vols.)
Clippings about foreign countries See Oversize
(4 vols.)
Spain, Italy, and Russia
Biographical subjects See Oversize
Allen, James, negative reproductions and clippings, 1850s-1880s
(2 vols.)
Brewer, Griffith, clippings and photographs, 1890s-1940s
Chanute, Octave
1892-1894, letters to A. F. Zahm
Clippings and photographs
Durant, Charles F., clippings and negative reproductions, 1805-1873
Franklin, Benjamin, copies of letters and clippings
Langley, S. P.
1891-1903, clippings, engravings, diagrams, and negative reproductions
1903-1904, clippings, editorials, and a few letters
Lindbergh, Charles A., clippings, 1927-1929
Stevens, A. Leo, clippings, 1908-1948
Warner, Edward P., clippings, 1920s-1930s
Wright brothers, 1889-1946, undated Available only on microfilm. Shelf no. 19,312 See Oversize for reel list
(14 vols.)
Miscellaneous See Oversize
Hindenburg Zeppelin, 1936-1937
Aeronautical invitations, 1909-1946
(3 vols.)
Aeronautical programs, 1908-1948
Aeronautical menus, 1909-1946 (includes some programs)
Aeronautical cartoons, 1930s
Aeronautical cartoons, caricatures, and art reproductions, undated
Aeronautical art reproductions, undated
"World of the Air," collected by F. A. Barber: photographs, negatives, and reproductions
Rare aeronautical manuscript material
Aeromedical reproductions and clippings, 1850-1880
Balloon decorated objects, photographs and reproductions
Japanese prints and reproductions
Pictures, reproductions, engravings, broadsides, clippings, and photographs
Pictures, clippings, and photographs, 1908-1917
Poetry, 1920s-1940s
Aeronautical trade cards
BOX 182 Material Removed from Scrapbooks after Microfilming
See Oversize
BOX 182 Scrapbooks
Biographical subjects
Wright brothers See Oversize
BOX OV 1-OV 83 Oversize, 1805-1955
Oversize scrapbooks and material removed from scrapbooks after microfilming. Arranged and described according to the series and container from which the items were removed. Scrapbooks relating to the Wright brothers are available only on Microfilm shelf no. 19,312.
BOX OV 1 Scrapbooks
Personal scrapbooks of Lester D. Gardner
Souvenirs of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge Mass., 1894-1948 (Container 177)
BOX OV 2 Miscellaneous
1883-1929 (Container 181)
BOX OV 3 1928-1948 (Container 182)
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