Call it luck, coincidence or divine providence, but just up the road from GE Aviation’s Evendale, Ohio, headquarters sits Wright State University’s Special Collections and Archives, home to the Wright Brothers Collection.
News - Special Collections and Archives
Jul 17, 2019
To commemorate the 50th university of the first moon landing, Wright State's Special Collections and Archives gathered materials related to the Apollo 11 mission from its collections.
Mar 28, 2019
In appreciation of his gift to the Discover Your Story campaign, one of the rooms in the Archives Center will be named the Dr. Gary Barlow Conference Room.
Dec 12, 2018
The exhibit gallery in the future Archives Center will be named the Linda Black-Kurek Family Foundation Exhibit Gallery where rotating exhibitions will showcase the depth of the collections.
Nov 14, 2018
Sixty years of diary entries by Milton Wright, father of Wilbur and Orville, will be published online by Wright State’s Special Collections and Archives.
Oct 24, 2018
Discover Your Story will transform the former corporate headquarters of the Wright-Patt Credit Union at 2455 Presidential Drive into the new home of Special Collections and Archives.
Sep 21, 2018
Wright State is participating in Project STAND, which will create an online clearinghouse of digital and analog papers, manuscripts, diaries, photographs and other content related to student activism and dissent.
Sep 5, 2018
Wright State’s Special Collections and Archives holds a successful fundraising campaign to preserve a 1912 Wright Flyer propeller.
Mar 13, 2018
The seventh annual Public History Symposium takes place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Discovery Room of the Student Union.
Wright State’s archives receives one-of-a-kind bust of acclaimed poet and novelist Paul Laurence Dunbar
Feb 19, 2018
The bust will be displayed along with exhibits of Paul Laurence Dunbar’s works at Wright State's Special Collections and Archives during a reception and program on Feb. 21 beginning at 3:30 p.m.