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- Join us TONIGHT for Ghost Stories from the Archives!
- Join us October 25th: Maiden Flight Lecture, The Wright Romance
- New novel Maiden Flight celebrates the “Wright sister”
- Join us at Wright Brothers Day on Oct. 5th!
- Sarah Byrn Rickman to speak about WASPs on Oct 3
- New and Updated Collections Available for Research
- David McCullough in new video ‘applauds’ efforts to save Wright factory
- Sept. 12: Upcoming Talk on Pulitzer Air Races, American Aviation and Speed Supremacy, 1920-1925
- Archives receives PROPS Award from NAHA
- Save the Date: Wright Brothers Aero Carnival, Sept. 10, 2016
Monthly Archives: December 2013
One hundred years ago today, Orville Wright made his bid for the Collier Trophy. The prestigious award, presented annually for the year’s most significant contribution to the field of aeronautics, was established in 1911 by Robert J. Collier. Glenn Curtiss won … Continue reading
Special Collections & Archives will be closed for the duration of Wright State University’s holiday closure period: December 24, 2013-January 1, 2014. We will re-open again on Thursday, January 2, 2014, on our “break hours” schedule. Our break hours—the hours we … Continue reading
Special Collections & Archives will be one of several Dayton area cultural institutions that will be featured on an upcoming episode of C-SPAN’s 2013 Cities Tour of BookTV & AmericanHistoryTV. One of C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles arrived at the Dunbar … Continue reading