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Alexander Lippisch papers

Identifier: MS-0243
Scope and Content The Alexander Lippisch Papers (1897-1993, undated) contain biographical material, correspondence, scientific research files, materials relating to patents, publications, photographs, and films. In addition to a rich array of material relating to Lippisch's work in aeronautical engineering, the collection also includes biographical material about Lippisch and publications and photographs related to general aviation history. Scientific research files document Lippisch's...
Dates: 1897-1993, undated

Karl Julius Alexander Thoenes biography

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0664
Scope and Content The collection (2009) contains an abbreviated biography (from Chapter 3) of Alexander Thoenes, written by his son, Jürgen Thoenes. The abbreviated biography chronicles Thoenes' Akademische Fliegergruppe (Akaflieg) endeavors while at the Technical University of Munich. In the biography, the author incorporated comments on the sailplane contests made by Alexander Lippisch in three of his technical reports (1927-1929) and published in the Zeitschrift für Flugtechnik...
Dates: 2009

Schlösser Technologie (Iron Metallurgy and Fabrications) manuscript

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0376
Abstract This collection (circa 1920s-1930s) consists of a German manuscript titled Technologie written by Schlösser (author's first name is unknown). The approximately fifty-page manuscript includes inserts and diagrams amongst the handwritten pages. The text deals with the following subjects: ore and iron combinations with other metals or non-metallic substances; various kinds of combustible materials and their chemical compositions; production of gases from coal...
Dates: circa 1920s-1930s