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New Collection: Louis P. Christman Drawings

Upon creating Carillon Park in the early 1940s, Colonel Edward Deeds wished to reconstruct the original Wright Brothers’ 1905 Flyer in one of the park’s buildings. As Orville and Wilbur Wright had never produced a complete set of drawings or … Continue reading

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Archives participated in Wright Brothers Day

Today, Special Collections & Archives participated in the third annual Wright Brothers Day from 11-2 in the Student Union Atrium. The event, organized by the Wright State Marketing Club, connects the Wright Brothers’ innovative spirit with the innovation happening on … Continue reading

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Katharine Wright’s Legacy

Special Collections and Archives in the Wright State University Libraries holds one of the most complete collections of Wright Brothers material in the world. This collection documents the story of the invention of powered flight by two brothers from Dayton, … Continue reading

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