“Globe fait pour être dirigé, c. 1785.” from Ballons by the Ariel Press.

Celebrating the Wright Brothers' First Flight:

Treasures from the James Carruthers Memorial Aviation Collection

Special Collections at the Libraries of The Claremont Colleges

Dominguez Hills Aviation Meet. Photograph of fly-over. Brookins collection.

Note: A full online version of this exhibit will be available
in the future.

The Libraries of The Claremont Colleges are pleased to announce an Exhibition, “Celebrating the Wright Brothers' First Flight: Treasures from the James Carruthers Memorial Aviation Collection.” The exhibit will run from November 1, 2003–January 30, 2004 in the Special Collections exhibit cases on the second floor of Honnold/Mudd Library.

Opening Reception

Wednesday, November 5, 2003 3:45–5:00 PM

Founders Room, Honnold/Mudd Library

Special Guest, Fred Culick, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Jet Propulsion at California Institute of Technology. Professor Culick is also part of a team that has built a replica of the 1903 Wright Flyer. He will speak briefly on the aviation and aviation techonlogy items featured in the exhibition.

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