Monthly Archives: June 2017

Flying Boats, Part III: “Glenn Curtiss”

By Kyle Thede, former SC&A intern and recent graduate of the Wright State University Public History program. Iconic as they remain – and rightfully so – the Wrights were far from the only experimenters in the fledgling field of turn-of-the-century … Continue reading

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New and Updated Collections Available for Research, June 2017

We have new manuscript collections available for research!  Click on the links to view the complete online (PDF) finding aids. The following new collections were recently arranged and described and are now available for research: MS-521: John C. Beason Papers, 0.5 linear … Continue reading

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Flying Boats, Part II: “The Wright Brothers”

By Kyle Thede, former SC&A intern and recent graduate of the Wright State University Public History program By 1911, the Wilbur and Orville Wright had managed to prove that manned, powered flight was possible, practical, and profitable. They had secured … Continue reading

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