August 15, 2003, 2 items, 0.003 cubic feet;
The Wright Brothers' Aëroplane, by Orville & Wilbur Wright, with pictures from photographs supplied by the authors, clipping from "The Century Magazine," Vol. 76, no. 5 (September 1908), pp. 641-650; and photocopy reproduction. Printed & photocopied materials. Donor: Jonathan Dembo.
February 4, 2004, (addition 1) 2 items, 0.035 cubic feet;
Monthly Weather Review issues (August - September 1899) edited by Prof. Cleveland Abbe, vol. XXVII, nos. 8-9 (W. B. nos. 207, 210), pp. 343-393, 395-448, and charts. (Washington, DC: Weather Bureau, 20 October, 17 November 1899) that convinced the Wright brothers to choose Kitty Hawk for their flying experiments. Donor: Friends of J.Y. Joyner Library.
February 23, 2004, (addition 2) 1 item, 0.07 cubic feet;
Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the First Flight: Aviation in North Carolina Literature and Letters: Interviews with Clyde Edgerton and Tim McLaurin; also, poetry by James Applewhite and Elizabeth Spencer on Look Homeward, Angel, North Carolina Literary Review, Margaret D. Bauer, editor, No. 12 (© 2003 NCLR), pp. 7-78. 1 vol. 202 p. Donor: North Carolina Literary Review.
August 30, 2004, (addition 3) 2 items, 0.025 cubic feet; Calendar (December 2003 - December 2004) entitled
Hidden Images from the Wright Brothers' Photographs: Kitty Hawk, NC 1900-1911 Celebrating the Wright Brothers Centennial; Images selected and annotated by Dr. Larry Tise, Wilbur and Orville Wright Visiting Distinguished Professor of History at East Carolina University from the Wright Brothers Centennial Digital Exhibit, Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC. Donor: Jonathan Dembo.
Gift of the Friends of J.Y. Joyner Library
Gift of the Margaret D. Bauer, editor, North Carolina Literary Review
Gift of Jonathan Dembo
Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.
Orville & Wilbur Wright Collection (#931), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Encoded by Mark Custer, March 26, 2008; Processing, inventory and finding aid by Alissa Liggett, May 5, 2011; Finding aid revised by Jonathan Dembo, June 26, 2012; Encoded by Jonathan Dembo, June 26, 2012; Encoding revised by Jonathan Dembo, July 23, 2012.