Monthly Archives: January 2014

New and Updated Collections Available for Research

We have new materials available for research! (Click on the links to view the updated PDF finding aids.) The following new collections were recently arranged and described and are now available for research: Warren Joy Collection (MS-476) Louis P. Christman, 1903 Wright … Continue reading

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Archives represented in AIAA conference panel

On January 13, Dawne Dewey, Head of the Special Collections & Archives, made a one-day trip to the Washington, D.C., area to participate in a panel at the AIAA’s SciTech 2014 conference, which focuses on aerospace research, development, and technology. … 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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