Langley Medal for Aerodromics

ID: 96-1371

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1909

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 5, Folder: May 1988

Close
Usage Conditions Apply
The Smithsonian Institution Archives welcomes personal and educational use of its collections unless otherwise noted. For commercial uses, please contact photos@si.edu.
Download IIIF Manifest Request permissions Download image Print

Narrow Your Results

Reset

Filter Your Results

Smithsonian Secretaries Information

Close Browse records and papers of the Smithsonian Secretaries, from 1846 until today. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by individuals who have held that office.

Expeditions Information

Close Browse records and papers documenting scientific and collecting expeditions either affiliated with the Smithsonian, or with which Smithsonian researchers participated. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by geographic regions predominantly represented in expedition records.

Professional Societies Information

Close Browse records of professional societies closely associated with the Smithsonian, that focus on areas of scientific research and museum studies. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by major topics and disciplines.
 

Summary

Front and back perspectives of the Samuel P. Langley Medal for Aerodromics, the third oldest medal to be awarded by the Smithsonian Institution. The Langley Medal is in honor of the Smithsonian's third Secretary, Samuel P. Langley (1887-1906) and is given to persons who have made outstanding contributions to the science of aeronautics and astronautics. The medal was authorized by the Board of Regents in 1908 and first presented to the Wright Brothers in 1909.

Subject

Samuel P. Langley Gold Medal for Aerodromics

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in the Torch, May 1988

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 5, Folder: May 1988

Contact information

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

Date

1909

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Awards
  • Rewards (Prizes, etc.)
  • Aeronautics
  • Medals
  • Aeronautics--Awards

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Object

ID Number

96-1371

Physical description

Color: Black and white; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Object; Medium: Photographic print

Full Record

View Full Record