Aeronautical sports -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract Photographs of Charles Lindbergh and the Spirit of St. Louis in France at the conclusion of his 1927 trans-Atlantic flight, including photographs of Lindbergh with other famous aviators and of the dismantling of the Spirit of St. Louis for inspection and shipment back to the United States. Also materials, primarily reproductions of prints, drawings, and photographs documenting the history of aviation from 1783 to 1978, collected by Ault to illustrate his...
Dates: 1783-1993 (bulk 1900-1950).; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1950
Abstract Photographs of the Wright glider and flyer, 1900 and 1902, and of various air meets circa 1910-circa 1912, as well as of reunions of the Early Birds, and of Walter Brookins; a loose-leaf binder containing typed transcripts of newspaper articles and book chapters concerning the Wright brothers and Brookins' career; a portfolio of photographic plates published in 1952 by the National Aerographic Society, a subsidiary of the Institute of Aeronautical History, commemorating important events in...
Abstract The collection consists of prints and drawings, handbills, photographs, postcards, printed materials (including books, periodicals, bibliographies, journal articles, newspaper clippings, event programs, conference agenda and reports, manuscripts, telegrams, letters, press kits and releases, corporate overviews, investment prospectuses, sales brochures, technical specification sheets, typescript histories, and guides), maps, sheet music, sound recordings, ephemera, and memorabilia collected...
Dates: Circa 1700-2004.