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Guide to Octave Chanute, Clippings on Aeronautics 1878-1923

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

Chanute, Octave. Clippings on Aeronautics

Dates:

1878-1923

Manuscript Number:

Crerar Ms 167

Size:

46 p. (35 cm.)

Repository:

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

Abstract:

Scrapbook of clippings from the United States, England, France, Germany, and Italy, concerning early attempts at manned flight made ca. 1870-1910. Includes related correspondence, holograph notes and articles, typed copies of articles, and photographs. Assembled by Octave Chanute.

Information on Use

Access

Open for research. No restrictions.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Chanute, Octave, Clippings on Aeronautics, Crerar Ms 167, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Scope Note

Scrapbook of clippings from the United States, England, France, Germany, and Italy, concerning early attempts at manned flight made ca. 1870-1910. Includes related correspondence, holograph notes and articles, typed copies of articles, and photographs. All materials tipped in or pasted on heavy brown paper. Assembled by Octave Chanute. Bound in cardboard binder.

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Subject Headings

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Crerar Ms 167