Abbe, 1896, The Franklin Kite Club

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Discusses the Franklin Kite Club of Philadelphia, "which seems to have been the most systematic effort as yet made to develop the kite for meteorological purposes." Reproduces a communication from William J. Rhees of the Smithsonian Institution regarding the life of William B. Taylor, and his dealings with the Franklin Kite Club in the 1830s.

Original title The Franklin Kite Club
Simple title The Franklin Kite Club
Authors Cleveland Abbe
Date 1896-11
Countries US
Languages en
Keywords Franklin Kite Club, clubs, kites, electricity
Journal Monthly Weath. Rev.
Related to aircraft? 1
Page count 1
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