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Glenn Curtiss

Aviator (21-May-1878 — 23-Jul-1930)


Jack Carpenter. Bell & Curtiss: How the Partnership of Alexander Graham Bell and Glenn Hammond Curtiss Led to the Founding of the American Aviation Industry. San Juan Capistrano, CA: Arsdalen, Bosch & Co.. 2000. 488pp.

Alden Hatch. Glenn Curtiss: Pioneer of Naval Aviation. New York: J. Messner. 1942. 294pp.

Kirk W. House. Hell-Rider to King of the Air: Glenn Curtiss's Life of Innovation. Warrendale, PA: SAE International. 2003. 273pp.

Glenn Curtiss and Augustus Post. The Curtiss Aviation Book. New York City: Frederick A. Stokes Co.. 1912. 307pp.

Cecil R. Roseberry. Glenn Curtiss: Pioneer of Flight. Garden City, NY: Doubleday. 1972. 514pp.

Seth Shulman. Unlocking the Sky: Glenn Hammond Curtiss and the Race to Invent the Airplane. New York City: Harper Collins. 2002. 258pp.

Clara Studer. Sky Storming Yankee: The Life of Glenn Curtiss. New York: Arno Press. 1937. 370pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.374)

  7. Webster's American Biographies (p.243)

  8. Who's Who in Aviation History (p.52)

  9. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.168)

  10. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.162)

  11. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.207)

  12. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.117)

  13. Legends in Their Own Time (p.59)

  14. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.124)

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