Series VIII: Miscellaneous Files Series X: Shorthand Diaries
Series IX: Flat Boxes and Oversized Material

 
Box  Folder 

50 O&F (Board of Ordnance and Fortifications) accounts, ledger, 1889-1901

51 O&F ledger, 1901

52 O&F vouchers, 1899-1900

53 Langley letter on his Aerodromics work (nd); wind velocity experiments notes

54 Pneumatics experiments notes

55 Langley Memoir on Mechanical Flight (1911), Langley Internal Work of the Wind (1893), bound journal of R. L. Reed - financial accounts and work records, 1895-1914

56 Langley article - "Manflight", Boston Evening Transcript, Jan 21, 1893; photographs of Langley rubber-pull Aerodrome models by Thomas Smillie, Smithsonian Institution

Langley Data and Drawings

Oversized material stored at the Paul E. Garber Facility, Building 12, by container.
For item listing, consult the National Air and Space Museum Archives Division's Drawings Databases


16x20 folders (16x20x1 drop front box; XXXX-0494 Box 1620)


57 1 Instruments:
Allegheny Whirling Table
2 Data:
Wind Velocity Data Plots
3 Unidentified Data Traces
4 Maps & Charts
5 Boats:
Small Houseboat
6
Great Houseboat
7 Aerodromes:
Aerodrome No. 4
8
Aerodrome No. 5
9
Aerodrome A
10 Drawings Prepared for Publications:
Wind Velocity Graphs
11 Miscellaneous / Unidentified Drawings

20x24 folders (20x24x1 drop front box; XXXX-0494 Box 2024)


58 1 Instruments:
Watkins (J. E.) Whirling Table
2
Miscellaneous Instruments
3 Data:
Anemometer Data Traces
4
Dynamic Chronograph Data Traces (1/2)
5
Dynamic Chronograph Data Traces (2/2)
6
Wind Velocity Data Plots (1/2)
7
Wind Velocity Data Plots (2/2)
8 Maps & Charts
9 Engines:
5" Cylinder Engine
10 Aerodromes:
Aerodrome No. 5
11
1/4-scale Aerodrome A
12
Aerodrome A
13 Miscellaneous / Unidentified Drawings

Oversized material


59 Engine detail and aircraft component drawings, calculations (1890-91), test results from Weather Bureau Kite Station, Arlington, Virginia (1890), photograph of Lawrence Hargrave compressed air flying machine by C. Bayless, Sydney, Australia (1890

Folders stored in Map Case Drawers

Drawings and oversized material may be subject to relocation in different cases or drawers; please consult the Archives Division staff for current location of oversized material


24x36 folders


1 Instruments:
Watkins (J. E.) Whirling Table
2 Data:
Anemometer Data Traces (1/2)
3
Anemometer Data Traces (2/2)
4 Boats:
Small Houseboat
5
Great Houseboat
6 Engines:
2-Cylinder Steam Engine
7
Experimental (4 3/16" Cylinder) Engine
8
5" Cylinder (Aerodrome A) Engine (1/2)
9
5" Cylinder (Aerodrome A) Engine (2/2)
10 Aerodromes:
1/4 scale Aerodrome A
11
Aerodrome A
12
Weight Data Sheets
13 Drawings Prepared for Publications:
Annals of the Astrophysical Observatory of the Smithsonian Institution, vol. 1 (1/2)
14
Annals of the Astrophysical Observatory of the Smithsonian Institution, vol. 1 (2/2)
15
Memoir on Mechanical Flight - Original Drawings (1/5)
16
Memoir on Mechanical Flight - Original Drawings (2/5)
17
Memoir on Mechanical Flight - Original Drawings (3/5)
18
Memoir on Mechanical Flight - Original Drawings (4/5)
19
Memoir on Mechanical Flight - Original Drawings (5/5)
20
Memoir on Mechanical Flight - Duplicate Drawings (1/4)
21
Memoir on Mechanical Flight - Duplicate Drawings (2/4)
22
Memoir on Mechanical Flight - Duplicate Drawings (3/4)
23
Memoir on Mechanical Flight - Duplicate Drawings (4/4)
24 Miscellaneous / Unidentified Drawings

36x48 folders


1 Instruments:
Allegheny Whirling Table
2
Watkins Whirling Table
3 Maps & Charts
4 Boats:
Raft
5
Small Houseboat
6
Great Houseboat (1/4)
7
Great Houseboat (2/4)
8
Great Houseboat (3/4)
9
Great Houseboat (4/4)
10 Engines:
Experimental (4 3/16" Cylinder) Engine
11
5" Cylinder (Aerodrome A) Engine
12 Aerodromes:
Aerodrome No. 0
13
Aerodrome No. 5
14
1/4 scale Aerodrome A
15
Aerodrome A
16 Miscellaneous / Unidentified Drawings

Drawings larger than 36x48 (consult Archives Division staff for current location


Series VIII: Miscellaneous Files Series X: Shorthand Diaries
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