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Child's Repository

 Digital Record
Identifier: VBI_000362


  • Creation: 1829 August

Conditions Governing Use

Access to the Theodore Newton Vail Collection of Aeronautical Images, Broadsides and Clippings is not authorization to publish. Separate written application for permission to publish must be made to the Institute Archives. Copyright of some items in this collection may be held by respective creators, not by the donor of the collection.

Language of Materials


Existence and Location of Originals

Box 17

Physical Description



12 pages; 12.1 x 7.6 cm, 12.1 x 15.2 cm(open showing 2 pages)

General Note

Pages from The Child's repository and infant scholar's magazine. The article titled “The Balloon” contains a dialogue between a father and son, in which the father explains some of the history and science of aeronautics. Handwritten at the top of page 115 is “Child Repository August 1829.”

Original publication

The Child's repository and infant scholar's magazine. [London : s.n., 1829] OCLC Number: 43174650

Repository Details

Part of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Libraries. Department of Distinctive Collections Repository

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