Category Archives: Aviation

Fun (& Educational) Times with Aviation Journals

It’s no secret that one of our major collecting areas is aviation history. You probably knew that we have many manuscript collections and books related to aviation. But did you know that we also have thousands of issues of aviation … Continue reading

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Your Favorite Aircraft

Did you know we have thousands upon thousands of aircraft photos?¬†Yes, we have lots of Wright Flyer photos, as you know, but we also have photos of more recent aircraft. We’d love to show you some, but it’s difficult to … Continue reading

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This Day in 1914: U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decided Wright vs. Curtiss

On this day—January 13—in 1914, Orville Wright received some good news: the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld an earlier court decision stating that Glenn H. Curtiss and his aircraft company, the Herring-Curtiss Co., had infringed upon the Wrights’ 1906 … Continue reading

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