Baysdorfer Family [RG4558.AM]

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG4558.AM:  Baysdorfer Family



Papers:  

Omaha, Douglas County, Neb.:  Inventors

Size:  1 folder



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection consists of one folder containing biographical information, as well as copies of newspaper clippings and photos. The materials relate to Charles and Gus Baysdorfer of Omaha, Nebraska. The brothers were inventors and builders of an early automobile, an airplane, a motorcycle, and a dirigible. The materials document their lives and activities from the 1890s-1940s.



Note: For additional information see the NSHS Library for Robert Adwers’ Rudder, stick and throttle : research and reminiscences on flying in Nebraska [629.13 A244r]. See also Nebraska History, 1982, vol. 63, p. 154.



 


ADDED ENTRIES:

Aeronautics — Nebraska

Automobiles — Nebraska

Baysdorfer, Charles

Baysdorfer, Gus

Baysdorfer family

Inventions — Nebraska

Inventors — Nebraska

Omaha (Neb.) — Aeronautics

Omaha (Neb.) — Automobiles



 



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