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Guide to Octave Chanute, Balloons in the Recent War, circa 1899

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

Chanute, Octave. Balloons in the Recent War

Dates:

circa 1899

Manuscript Number:

Crerar Ms 166

Size:

14 p. (20 cm.)

Repository:

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

Abstract:

Handwritten essay, on the use of hot-air balloons in the Spanish-American war (1898-1899).

Information on Use

Access

Open for research. No restrictions.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Chanute, Octave, Balloons in the Recent War, Crerar Ms 166, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Scope Note

Holograph essay, on the use of hot-air balloons in the Spanish-American war (1898-1899). (note: ICJ identifies the title event as "the Civil War of 1861-1865," based upon reference in text to the "civil war." Additional references to Spanish involvement and also to events after 1895, link it to the later war.) Bound in gray buckram.

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Subject Headings

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Crerar Ms 166