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Guide to Gustav Koch, Papers on Aerial Navigation 1894-1897

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

Koch, Gustav. Papers on Aerial Navigation

Dates:

1894-1897

Manuscript Number:

Crerar Ms 174

Size:

1 v. (133 p.) : ill. ; 34 cm.

Repository:

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

Abstract:

Handwritten facsimiles of three essays by Gustave Koch, with annotations, concerning the principles of mechanical flight. Illustrated with diagrams, drawings, and photographs. I) Koch, "Introduction of air navigation by the paddle wheel-flying-machine," n.d.; II) Koch, "The physical base of the phenomenon of flight and the solution of the problem of flight," 1894; III) Koch, "Principle of flight and flying machine," 1897; IV) Various experts, "Opinions on Herrn Gustav Koch's system of dynamical flight." Assembled [and copied?] by Octave Chanute

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Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Koch, Gustav. Papers on aerial navigation, Crerar Ms 174, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library.

Scope Note

Handwritten facsimiles of three essays by Gustave Koch, with holograph annotations, concerning the principles of mechanical flight. Illustrated with diagrams, drawings, and photographs. I) Koch, "Introduction of air navigation by the paddle wheel-flying-machine," n.d.; II) Koch, "The physical base of the phenomenon of flight and the solution of the problem of flight," 1894; III) Koch, "Principle of flight and flying machine," 1897; IV) Various experts, "Opinions on Herrn Gustav Koch's system of dynamical flight." Assembled [and copied?] by Octave Chanute

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Crerar Ms 174