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Wright Brothers-Charles F. Kettering Oral History Project

Identifier: UASC-033

Scope and Contents note

Transcripts and tapes of interviews with relatives, friends, associates, and employees of Orville and Wibur Wright and Charles F. Kettering. Interviews cover the early development of the airplane and flight as well as the Wright Brothers' personal lives.


  • Creation: 1967-1976

Access to Materials

The transcripts are open and available to the public for research. Preservation concerns prevent use of cassette tapes. The materials are non-circulating.

Copyright Notice

The materials in this collection may be protected by copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code). The materials are available for personal, educational, and scholarly use. It is the responsibility of the researcher to locate and obtain permission from the copyright owner or his or her heirs for any other use, such as reproduction and publication.

Project History

Project Director, 1967: Dr. Wilfred S. Steiner Project Director, 1975-76: Johannah Sherrer Editor: Kathy Kelto


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Language of Materials


Guide to the Wright Brothers-Charles F. Kettering Oral History Project
Jennifer Brancato
June 2015
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Repository Details

Part of the University Libraries Repository

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