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University of Chicago Library

Guide to Charles H. Chalmers, The Helicopter 1908

© 2008 University of Chicago Library

Descriptive Summary

Title:

Chalmers, Charles H. The Helicopter

Dates:

1908

Dates:

Crerar Ms 165

Size:

1 box (0.5 linear feet)

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

Consists of two typescript drafts of "The Helicopter," four letters from Chalmers to Octave Chanute (1901 and 1908), blueprints, diagrams, and photographs. Material was collected by Chanute.

Information on Use

Access

Open for research. No restrictions.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Chalmers, Charles H., The Helicopter, Crerar Ms 165, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Scope Note

I) Two typed drafts of "The Helicoptere" [sic] and "The Helicopter," both with holograph annotations; II) Letters from Chalmers to Octave Chanute, November 29, 1908, A.L.S., 2 p.; December 3, 1908, T.L.S., 1 p.; December 20, 1908, A.L.S., 2 p.; January 2, 1901, A.L.S., 1 page; III) Two blueprints: 1)"Angle of Incidence" and 2) untitled; IV) Diagrams, and two mounted photographs: 1) "Blades" and 2) "General Scheme for Testing Blades," identified and signed on verso, "Comp. of C.H. Chalmers. 11/27/08." Collected by Octave Chanute.

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Box 1

Crerar Ms 165