Clark Dyer flying machine papers

Clark Dyer flying machine papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Davis, Robert Scott, 1954-
Title: Clark Dyer flying machine papers
Dates: 1953-1980
Quantity: 0.25 Linear feet 1 box
Coll. Number: ms2507

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of research collected by Robert S. Davis concerning Micajah Clark Dyer’s flying machine from 1953-1980. Correspondence from National Archives and Records Service in Washington, D.C., the Historical and Genealogical Society of North West Georgia, Ken Akins, and the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., regards Clark Dyer, Dyer’s descendants, patents, and Dyer and his flying machine. Miscellaneous items include The story of Clark Dyer and his Flying Machine, written by Ken Akins, Kitty Hawk Was In North Georgia? A Union County Farmer’s Experiments With A Practical Flying Machine, by Robert Scott Davis, Jr., notes from oral histories of Dyer family members, information about Atlanta REDWINE’S (photocopies from the 1800s), and photocopies of materials regarding Dyer family descendants. The collection also consists of a diagram of the flying machine, a photograph of Ken Akins at Clark Dyer’s home, and newspaper clippings regarding Clark Dyer and the flying machine.

Index Terms

Dyer, Clark

Administrative Information

Custodial History note

Gift of Robert S. Davis.

Preferred Citation note

Clark Dyer flying machine papers, ms2507, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letters, 1978-1980
2Miscellanea, 1953-1980
3Diagram of flying machine, Ken Akins photograph, 1980
4Newspaper clippings, 1977, 1980