Subseries 2: Langley Aerodrome Exhibits Subseries 2: S. P. Langley's Assistants' Correspondence
Series IV, Subseries 1:
S. P. Langley Correspondence

Letters and memoranda written by and sent to S. P. Langley. Most of the correspondence deals with the aeronautical projects, though some non-aeronautical letters, like Langley's notes on making coffee, were included in the files. Langley's official correspondence as Secretary of the Smithsonian is part of the Smithsonian Institution Archives' Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution (Record Unit 34); his personal correspondence is included in the Smithsonian Institution Archives' Samuel P. Langley Papers, 1867-1906 (Record Unit 7003). Additional correspondence can be found in Series IX.

The material is arranged alphabetically by the name of the correspondent.


Box  Folder 

38 1 Partial listing of Langley correspondence (1890-1907)
2 Cleveland Abby, U.S. Signal Office (1887-1891)
3 American Iron and Steel Works, Jones & Laughlins, Ltd (1887)
4 American Tube Works (1892)
5 F.W. Breary, A‘ronautical Society of Great Britain (1887)
6 Cole & Reinhart (nd)
7 George E. Curtis, US Signal Office (1887)
8 Duryea Motor Wagon Co. (1898)
9 Charles H. Emerson (1892)
10 Captain Louis Ferdinand Ferber, Laboratoire des Recherches Relatives ˆ l'AŽrostation Militaire (1905)
11 George L. Fowler (1897-1898)
12 George Brown Goode (Smithsonian Institution), 1895
13 Gen. A.W. Greely, U.S. Signal Office (1889)
14 F. W. Gruner (1892)
15 Augustus Herring (1895)
16 Lodewyck Hoornbeek, Industrial Investment & Development Co. (1899)
17 E. C. Huffaker (1891)
18 Professor Hutchins (1891)
19 Kainz Motor correspondence (1900)
20 Charles, Comte de Lambert (1891)
21 John W. Langley (1891)
22 Mary Williams Langley (SPL's mother)(1894)
23 Charles M. Manly (Smithsonian Institution)(1899-1900)
24 O. J. Mason (1893)
25 Hiram Maxim (1891)
26 William McNamara (1892)
27 James Means (1895-1897)
28 E. D. Meier, Diesel Motor Company of America (1898)
29 Merchant & Co. (1890)
30 Monier, Seitert, & Pommeret (1892-1900)
31 Mors Electricité & d'Automobiles (1900)
32 L. Moxley (1890)
33 Charles Munroe, U.S. Naval Institute (1891)
34 New York Calcium Light Co. (1890)
35 Orin Parker (1892)
36 Parvin & Co. (1890)
37 R. L. Reed (Smithsonian Institution)(1896-1900)
38 Bently L. Reinhardt (1890)
39 Scientific American Magazine (nd)
40 Charles Sparhawk (1892)
41 John Sparhawk, Jr., Franklin Institute (1891-92)
42 Edward E. Spencer (1892)
43 Henry E. Sprague, Alliance Aluminium Co., Ltd. (1890)
44 William B. Taylor (1887)
45 Frank Thomson, Pennsylvania Railroad (1887-91)
46 R. H. Thurston, Cornell University (1887-1900)
47 David P. Todd, Amherst College Observatory (1891)
48 U.S. Navy Department (1866-69)
49 William H. Wahl, Franklin Institute (1892)
50 C. B. [?] Waring (nd)
51 J. E. Watkins (Smithsonian Institution)(1890-91)
52 J. E. Watkins (Smithsonian Institution)(1892-98)
53 M. C. Winlock (Smithsonian Institution)(1891)
54 Unsigned letters to S. P. Langley (1892-96)
55 Extract of letter to an unnamed correspondent (1891)
56 Guidelines concerning S. P. Langley's correspondence (nd)
57 S. P. Langley memoranda (1891-1901)
58 S. P. Langley memorandum on the method of coffee making at the Posthof, Carlsbad (Karlsbad, Germany)(nd)

Subseries 2: Langley Aerodrome Exhibits Subseries 2: S. P. Langley's Assistants' Correspondence
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