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Albert Francis Zahm Papers

 Fonds
Identifier: AZA

Scope and Content

Correspondence, 1889-1953; manuscripts by Zahm; diaries, 1930-1941; publications and clippings by and about Zahm; correspondence, reports, and other records concerning his involvement with the Smithsonian Institution, the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics and its Committee on Aerodynamics, the Library of Congress Division of Aeronautics, the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences, and the War Department; material collected by Zahm concerning the North Pole; records of his experiments including notes, design memoranda, lab records, notebooks, sketches, blueprints, and copyright and patent material; teaching and lecture notes; financial records; photographs; and personal effects including a will, membership cards, and addresses.

Dates

  • 1889-1953.

Creator

Language of Materials

English.

Background

Aviation pioneer, professor of mathematics and mechanics, University of Notre Dame, 1885-1892, and chief of the Aeronautical Division of the Library of Congress, 1929- 1946.

Extent

35 linear feet. 1 linear foot of photographs.

Title
Albert Francis Zahm Papers
Subtitle
Guide
Author
University of Notre Dame Archives
Date
2019
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Notre Dame Archives Repository

Contact:
607 Hesburgh Library
Notre Dame Indiana 46556 United States
(574) 631-6448