Chanute, Octave, 1832-1910
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — other: Boxes 1-3
Identifier: 500-AppMs 554
Arrangement The correspondence is arranged in chronological order with undated material filed after dated material. Transcriptions of certain letters made by Hensley are maintained with the original correspondence. A small amount of correspondence to and from Steve Hensley related to the Huffaker material is filed at the end of the collection in chronological order.
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...