January 2009 Archives

yellow river dam

O. J. Todd was a member of a group of engineers involved with dam building on China's Yellow River in the 1940s. This photo is one of several in a photo album created by Todd that documents the project, along with memoranda, correspondence, clippings, and ephemera. Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library

The Antoinette monoplane was built in France in 1908 for military purposes; here it is on exhibit at the first Paris Aeronautical Salon in 1909. This image is from a glass negative in our Aviation Collection.



"Card of Honor-- Good Deportment and Perfect Lessons" ca. 1880s, from an assortment of postcards in the James Blaisdell Papers, Honnold/Mudd Special Collections