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Guide to Octave Chanute, Collected Papers on Civil Engineering and Aeronautics 1874-1910

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

Chanute, Octave. Collected Papers on Civil Engineering and Aeronautics (CrMs 168)

Dates:

1874-1910

Manuscript Number:

Crerar Ms 168

Size:

1 box (0.25 linear feet)

Repository:

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

Abstract:

Copies of published essays by Octave Chanute, concerned with the engineering of bridges and railways, and experiments in aeronautics. Includes typescript paper with holograph revisions, "Opening address, International Conference on Aerial Navigation."

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Access

The collection is open for research.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Chanute, Octave. Collected Papers on Civil Engineering and Aeronautics, Crerar Ms 168, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Scope Note

Copies of published essays by Octave Chanute, concerned with the engineering of bridges and railways, and experiments in aeronautics. Includes typescript paper with holograph revisions, "Opening address, International Conference on Aerial Navigation."

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INVENTORY

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Chanute, Octave, Opening Address. International Conference on Aerial Navigation, typescript, undated.

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“Development and Future of Flying Machines,” The City Club Bulletin, Vol. II, No. 15, Chicago: City Club of Chicago, November 18, 1908

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Chanute, Octave, “The Evolution of the “Two-Surface” Flying Machine, reprinted from the September and October 1908 issue of the American “Aeronautics.”

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Chanute, Octave, “Aerial Navigation,” reprinted from The Popular Science Monthly, March, 1904.

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Chanute, Octave, “Recent Progress in Aviation,” reprinted from Journal of Western Society of Engineers, April 1910.

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Chanute, Octave, “Soaring Flight,” reprinted from American “Aeronautics,” April 1909.

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Chanute, Octave, “Note on Repairing a Bridge During a Flood,” reprint of a paper read before the Civil Engineers’ Club of the Northwest, November 9, 1874.

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“On the Form, Weight, Manufacture and Life of Rails,” a report by Ashbel Welsh, C. E., M. N. Forney, M. E., O. Chanute, C. E., and I. M. St. John, C. E., to the American Society of Civil Engineers, adopted June 10, 1874.

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Chanute, Octave, “Uniformity in Railway Rolling Stock,” reprinted from Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, September 1882.

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Chanute, Octave, “Address at the Annual Convention at Chattanooga, Tenn., May 22d, 1891,” reprinted from Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, May, 1891

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Chanute, Octave, “Note sure la Resistance de L’Air aux Plans Obliques,” presented to the Congres International d’Aeronautique, August 1, 1889.

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Chanute, Octave, “Sibley College Lecture Course – VII: Aerial Navigation,” abstract in The Crank, Sibley College, May 1890.

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Chanute, Octave, “Some American Experiments,” The Aeronautical Journal, January 1898.

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“Chronology of Aviation,” excerpt from World Almanac, 1909?

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Chanute, Octave, “L’Aviation en Amerique,” excerpted pages from unknown publication, undated.

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“Les Progres de l’Aviation par le Vol Plane,” excerpt from Revue d’Artillerie 66, August 1905.

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“Les Progres de l’Aviation depuis 1891 par le Vol Plane,” Paris, 1905.

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Ferber, {Ferdinand?], Fragmentary articles, envelopes, and photographs,