Chanute, Octave, 1832-1910
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence between Edward Chalmers Huffaker of Chuckey, Tennessee and his family members and professional colleagues. Most of the correspondence is either to or from Huffaker’s wife, Carrie Sue Redding Huffaker or other Huffaker family members and discusses matters of personal interest and family affairs with only a few of the letters concerning Huffaker’s interest in aeronautics and manned flight.
Dates: 1882-1934, 1979-1986, undated; Majority of material found within 1882 - 1934
Scope and Contents The James Kevin Research collection consists of research files on Edward C. Huffaker and his work with early aviation in late 19th and early 20th century America. It also includes genealogical information on the Huffaker family. The collection includes Kevin’s in-coming and out-going correspondence, copies of articles written about Huffaker, Samuel P. Langley, research on Octave Chanute, articles written by Steve and Julie Hensley, several versions of the Hensley’s thesis, and genealogical...
Dates: circa 1877-2010 and undated