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Monthly Archives: December 2013
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
Posted in Aviation, Collections, Wright Brothers Tagged aviation, aviation history, MS-1, Orville Wright, Wright Brothers Comments Off on Wright Model E Flyer & the Collier Trophy
Archives Closed Dec. 23-Jan. 1, Break Hours Jan. 2-12
Special Collections & Archives will be closed for the duration of Wright State University’s holiday closure period: December 24, 2013-January 1, 2014. We will re-open again on Thursday, January 2, 2014, on our “break hours” schedule. Our break hours—the hours we … Continue reading
Archives to be featured in C-SPAN’s Cities Tour
Special Collections & Archives will be one of several Dayton area cultural institutions that will be featured on an upcoming episode of C-SPAN’s 2013 Cities Tour of BookTV & AmericanHistoryTV. One of C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles arrived at the Dunbar … Continue reading
Posted in Collections, Outreach, SC&A, Wright Brothers Tagged C-SPAN, MS-1, outreach, publicity, tours, Wright Brothers, Wright family Comments Off on Archives to be featured in C-SPAN’s Cities Tour