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Tissandier collection on the history of aeronautics, 1539-1929

Author: Gaston Tissandier; Albert Tissandier; Paul Tissandier; Dupuis-Delcourt
Edition/Format:   Archival material : French
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Correspondence, writings, printed material, scrapbooks, photographs, graphic material, memorabilia, and other papers collected by Gaston Tissandier and his brother Albert with additions by Gaston's son, Paul. Also includes the collection of Dupuis-Delcourt, brought together prior to 1860, and later purchased by Gaston Tissandier. Primarily files on pioneering aeronauts (air pilots) and airship builders from the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Salomon August Andrée; Francesco Arban; Jean-Pierre Blanchard; Octave Chanute; Jacques Alexandre César Charles; Nicolas-Jacques Conté; Faujas-de-St -Fond, cit.; Benjamin Franklin; André Jacques Garnerin; Henri Giffard; Charles Green; Robert Holland; Antoine Laurent Lavoisier; François Lhoste; Vincent Lunardi; Jean Margat; Jacques-Etienne Montgolfier; Joseph-Michel Montgolfier; Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier; E G Robertson; Augusto Severo; Orville Wright; Wilbur Wright; Gabriel Yon; Francesco Zambeccari; Salomon August Andrée; Francesco Arban; Jean-Pierre Blanchard; Octave Chanute; Jacques Alexandre César Charles; Nicolas-Jacques Conté; Faujas-de-St -Fond, cit.; Benjamin Franklin; André Jacques Garnerin; Henri Giffard; Charles Green; Robert Holland; Antoine Laurent Lavoisier; François Lhoste; Vincent Lunardi; Jean Margat; Jacques-Etienne Montgolfier; Joseph-Michel Montgolfier; Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier; E G Robertson; Augusto Severo; Orville Wright; Wilbur Wright; Gabriel Yon; Francesco Zambeccari
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Archival Material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gaston Tissandier; Albert Tissandier; Paul Tissandier; Dupuis-Delcourt
OCLC Number: 70981202
Language Note: Collection material chiefly in French, with English, German, Italian, Russian, and Spanish.
Notes: Includes files on Salomon August Andrée, Francesco Arban, Jean Pierre Blanchard, Octave Chanute, Jacques Alexandre César Charles, Nicolas-Jacques Conté, Barthélemy Faujas-de-St.-Fond, André Jacques Garnerin, Henri Giffard, Charles Green, Robert Holland, François Lhoste, Vincent Lunardi, Jean Margat, Jacques-Etienne Montgolfier, Joseph-Michel Montgolfier, Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier, E. G. Robertson, Augusto Severo, Orville Wright, Wilbur Wright, Gabriel Yon, and Francesco Zambeccari.
Description: 8,000 items. 27 containers plus 17 oversize. 14 linear feet.

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Correspondence, writings, printed material, scrapbooks, photographs, graphic material, memorabilia, and other papers collected by Gaston Tissandier and his brother Albert with additions by Gaston's son, Paul. Also includes the collection of Dupuis-Delcourt, brought together prior to 1860, and later purchased by Gaston Tissandier. Primarily files on pioneering aeronauts (air pilots) and airship builders from the first century of flight which pertain chiefly to balloon flights of the 18th and 19th centuries. Subjects also include early heavier-than-air flight, the Société Aéronautique et Météorologique de France, the political climate in France during the Second Republic and the Second Empire, the Franco-Prussian War, and the siege of Paris. Includes art work of Albert Tissandier, chiefly illustrations of Gaston's aeronautical projects. Correspondents include Benjamin Franklin and Antoine Laurent Lavoisier.

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