1914 Grinnell-Des Moines, Iowa mail flight stamped envelope

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Title
1914 Grinnell-Des Moines, Iowa mail flight stamped envelope
Collection

Benjamin K. Miller collection of United States stamps

October 17, 1914 ; Grinnell - Des Moines, Iowa. Experimental aeroplane mail flight in-mono-plane built by Grinnell Aeroplane Company. Aviator William G. Robinson completed a non-stop flight of 370 miles in four hours and fourty-four [sic] minutes.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 41929
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Genres
Postage stamps
Postage stamps
Notes
Citation/reference : American Air Mail Catalog 82

Content: Stamped envelope carried by aviator William G. Robinson on Grinnell - Des Moines, Iowa experimental aeroplane mail flight in monoplane built by Grinnell Aeroplane Company he completed a nonstamp flight of 370 miles in four hours and forty-four minutes one of five known
Physical Description
Extent: Paper ink
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 72e79a40-c629-012f-afe4-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 2013: Digitized
  • 41929: Issued
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "1914 Grinnell-Des Moines, Iowa mail flight stamped envelope" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 41929. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-c5b6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "1914 Grinnell-Des Moines, Iowa mail flight stamped envelope" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 8, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-c5b6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. (41929). 1914 Grinnell-Des Moines, Iowa mail flight stamped envelope Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-c5b6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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1914 Grinnell-Des Moines, Iowa mail flight stamped envelope