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BOX 1-3 General Correspondence, 1890-1910
Copies of letters sent and received.
Arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent.
BOX 1 A-He
BOX 2 Ho-Mea
BOX 3 Mer-Z
BOX 4-6 Special Correspondence, 1890-1910
Correspondence, legal papers, patents, and articles.
Arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent and chronologically and by type of material therein.
BOX 4 Mouillard, Louis-Pierre, including legal papers, patents, articles, and partial translation of Le Vol Sans Battements
BOX 5 Wright, Wilbur and Orville
Items available online.
BOX 6 Miscellaneous
BOX 7-16 Aeronautical Papers, 1875-1912
Manuscripts, notes, pamphlets, patents and related letters, clippings, photographs, and sketches.
Arranged by type of material and chronologically therein.
BOX 7 Articles and patents before 1900
BOX 8 Photographs, sketches, clippings, and papers relating to William Paul Butson, J.J. Bennett, Charles W. Hastings, and Wilhelm Kress prior to 1900
BOX 9 1889-1899
BOX 10 1900-1902
BOX 11 1903-1905
BOX 12 1906-1907
BOX 13 1908-1909
BOX 14 1910
BOX 15 1911
BOX 16 Photograph album, scrapbook, and clippings concerning kites
BOX 17-18 Subject File, 1865-1928
Business and engineering pamphlets and articles, construction plans and brochures of Missouri River Bridge, clippings, patents and related letters, biographical material, photographs and miscellaneous material.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material.
BOX 17 Biographical material
Business and engineering articles
(2 folders)
BOX 18 (1 folder)
Clippings
List of principal writings
Miscellany See also Oversize
Missouri River bridge
Brochures describing Missouri River bridge, St. Charles, Mo. See Oversize
Miscellaneous notes and letters
Plans of construction, Missouri River bridge, St. Charles, Mo. See Oversize
Patents
Photographic portraits
BOX 19-27  REEL 1-24 Letterbooks, 1860-1910
Copies of letters sent, with an index in the front of each volume. Volumes for 1874-1881 are missing.
Arranged chronologically.
Available on microfilm. Shelf no. 16,482
BOX 19  REEL 1 5 Sept. 1860-3 June 1863
BOX 19  REEL 2 31 Dec. 1864-21 Nov. 1866
22 Nov. 1866-3 June 1869
BOX 19  REEL 3 17 June 1869-28 Sept. 1873
BOX 20  REEL 4 1 Jan. 1871-15 Oct. 1873
BOX 20  REEL 5 16 Mar. 1882-14 Aug. 1883, 31 Jan. 1885
BOX 20  REEL 6 14 July 1883-15 Apr. 1885
BOX 21  REEL 7 15 Apr. 1885-15 Aug. 1887
BOX 21  REEL 8 16 Aug. 1887-18 Apr. 1890
BOX 22  REEL 9 24 Apr. 1890-15 Apr. 1891
BOX 22  REEL 10 21 Apr. 1890-17 May 1892
BOX 22  REEL 11 18 May 1892-11 Sept. 1893
BOX 23  REEL 12 13 Sept. 1893-12 Oct. 1894
BOX 23  REEL 13 15 Oct. 1894-1 Feb. 1896
BOX 24  REEL 14 1 Feb.-23 Nov. 1896
BOX 24  REEL 15 23 Nov. 1896-22 Apr. 1898
BOX 24  REEL 16 25 Apr. 1898-7 June 1899
BOX 25  REEL 17 10 June 1899-28 Sept. 1900
BOX 25  REEL 18 29 Sept. 1900-7 Jan. 1902
BOX 25  REEL 19 8 Jan. 1902-23 Sept. 1903
BOX 26  REEL 20 24 Sept. 1903-24 Jan. 1905
BOX 26  REEL 21 31 Jan. 1905-11 Aug. 1906
BOX 27  REEL 22 12 Aug. 1906-20 Jan. 1908
BOX 27  REEL 23 20 Jan. 1908-29 July 1909
BOX 27  REEL 24 30 July 1909-14 May 1910
BOX 28-42 Transcripts of Aeronautical Papers.
BOX 28-33 Alphabetical File, 1890-1910
Transcriptions of correspondence in Containers 1-6.
Arranged alphabetically.
BOX 28 Ae-He
BOX 29 Ho-Mo
BOX 30 Mo-Wa
BOX 31 We-Wr
BOX 32 Forney, M. N., correspondence
Wright, Wilbur and Orville, correspondence
Miscellaneous letters
(1 volume)
BOX 33 (2 volumes)
BOX 34-38 Chronological File, 1855-1910
Transcription of the letterbooks and related letters received.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX 34 1885-1894
BOX 35 1895-1897
BOX 36 1898-1902
BOX 37 1903-1906
BOX 38 1907-1910
BOX 39-42 Special Correspondence, 1890-1910
Correspondence with Augustus Moore Herring, Edward C. Huffaker, C. F. Marvin, Louis-Pierre Mouillard, G. A. Spratt, Wilbur Wright, and Albert Francis Zahm
Arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent and chronologically therein.
BOX 39 Correspondence with Augustus Moore Herring, Edward C. Huffaker, C. F. Marvin, G. A. Spratt, Albert Francis Zahm
1900-1903
BOX 40 1904-1910
BOX 41 Mouillard, Louis-Pierre
English translations, 1890-1897
BOX 42 French transcripts, 1890-1897
(3 folders)
Wright, Wilbur
From Chanute, 1900-1904
To Chanute, 1900-1910
(4 folders)
BOX 43 Personal Correspondence, 1850-1924
Photocopies of personal and family letters sent and received.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX 43 Photocopies of personal and family letters
BOX 44-46 Additions, 1807-1965
BOX 44 Addition I, 1832-1965
Family papers consisting of biographical data on the Chanute family, correspondence, and genealogical material, and a microfilm copy of a thesis by Earl F. Niehaus.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material and name of family member.
BOX 44 Family papers
Boyd, Alice Chanute, 1912-1925, undated
Chanute, Annie Octavia, 1871-1924
Chanute, Elizabeth, 1889-1960, undated
Chanute, Elizabeth and Octavia, 1911-1947
(2 folders)
Chanute, Gertrude DeBonairo, 1863
Chanute, Joseph, 1964-1965, undated
Chanute, Octave, 1832-1910, undated
(2 folders)
Niehaus, Earl F., “Jefferson College in St. James Parish, Louisiana: 1830-1875, ” microfilm copy of thesis on Chanute, 1955
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