Langley Aerodrome Lab Reopened

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Summary

The Board of Regents authorizes the Secretary to reopen the late Secretary Samuel P. Langley's aerodynamical laboratory and to provide for the organization and administration of it on a permanent basis.

Subject

  • Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906
  • Walcott, Charles D (Charles Doolittle) 1850-1927
  • Board of Regents
  • Board of Regents

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

  • Oehser, Paul H. The Smithsonian Institution. New York: Praeger Publishers, 1970, p. 53, 55-56
  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1913, p. 7
  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1915, p. 14
  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1916, p. 8-10

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

May 1, 1913

Topic

  • Langley-Wright Controversy
  • Airplanes
  • Langley Aerodrome
  • Controversies
  • Secretaries
  • Langley Aerodrome Tests
  • Aeronautics
  • Inventions
  • Science
  • Experiments
  • Science--Experiments
  • Research

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