GLENN CURTISS COLLECTION. A substantial collection of photographs, documents and ephemera relating to Glenn Curtiss. images comprising:
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GLENN CURTISS COLLECTION. A substantial collection of photographs, documents and ephemera relating to Glenn Curtiss. images including
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GLENN CURTISS COLLECTION.
A substantial collection of photographs, documents and ephemera relating to Glenn Curtiss. images including portraits of Curtiss (2, one tipped onto a sheet with a pencil signature of Curtiss); photographs and postcards of Curtiss at Reims, 1909 (approximately 25, 3 being SIGNED); Curtiss and his aircraft shortly before the May, 1910 Albany-New York flight; detail of the 8-cylinder motor; Curtiss, Post and McCurdy; at San Diego in 1911 (3); his "Hydroplane" at Cap d'Antibes (2); the Type 3 aircraft; the Type 4 (3); his pupil Eugene Burton (2); the hydroplane at Chicago, Christmas Day, 1912 (2); the new biplane at Chicago, 1913 (3); the trans-Atlantic flight, 1914 (2).
Documents comprise the official program of the Grande semaine d'aviation de la Champagne, August 22-29, 1909; 2 typed letters signed from the Assistant Director of the Curtiss-Wright Corporation, Charles I. Morton, April 1 and May 8, 1952, to a Parisian asking about Curtiss's history.
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