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Archives News – January 2014

We’ve been busy this past month. Aren’t we always? Here are some notes on what we’ve been up to, in addition to reference, processing, preservation, etc., & several other ongoing projects: January 9 – Gino Pasi & Lisa Rickey gave … Continue reading

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Wright Model E Flyer & the Collier Trophy

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

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New Exhibit: Model Airplanes

Two of our Public History graduate students and Archives student workers, Victoria Penno and Karis Raeburn, recently completed a new semi-permanent exhibit pairing model airplanes with photographs and historical information about the models’ real-life counterparts. The exhibit, which can be … Continue reading

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