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Balloon ascension circular 1873

Palmer, R. A. (creator).
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Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S3429 (Text) 00000106358369 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2019/03/18 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2019/03/18 by Lauren Patton.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection contains one circular created by R. A. Palmer advertising balloon ascensions as attractions to local fairs around the 1870s. The circular contains a description and a portion to fill out and return if interested.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Balloon ascension circular, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Biographical or Historical Data:
The first successful hot air balloon flight was in 1783. In the United States, the first balloon flight went from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Gloucester County, New Jersey in 1793. Following these feats, balloon ascensions became a fair attraction.
Cumulative Index/Finding Aids Note:
Finding aid online.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Hot air balloons.
Genre: Circulars

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