Frequently asked questions (FAQ)
Q: Where can I find information about the Curtiss
A: We are not affiliated in any way with the Glenn H.
Curtiss Museum in Hammondsport, NY. For information, visit the museum's own
Q: I think I might be related to Glenn Curtiss. Do you
have any information on his genealogy?
A: Unfortunately, we have no information on Mr. Curtiss'
ancestors or descendants apart from what is available in the following books:
- Roseberry, Cecil R. Glenn Curtiss, Pioneer of Flight. Syracuse, NY
: Syracuse University Press, 1991. ISBN 0815602642.
- Hatch, Alden. Glenn Curtiss, Pioneer of Naval Aviation. New York :
J. Messner, Inc., 1942.
Q: Do you have more biographical information on Glenn
A: You will find limited biographical information on our
time line page. If you want more, we
recommend Cecil Roseberry's book (see above).
Q: I believe one of my ancestors worked for Glenn
Curtiss. Do you have any information about his employees?
A: Unfortunately, we have very little information about the
people who worked for Mr. Curtiss, except for John H. Whitney, who served as his
photographer and personal secretary.
Q: What books about Curtiss do you recommend?
A: See our bibliography page.
Q: Do you have any drawings of early Curtiss aircraft
that will help me build a reproduction?
A: Unfortunately, we have no such resource.
Q: May I have permission to use one of your images?
A: The Glenn Curtiss Historical Society grants permission
for use of its images on a case by case basis. Request permission via
our Contact page. Be sure to give a complete description of the intended use.
Q: Will you link to our web site?
A: We have a page of links to
other sites that have significant information about Glenn Curtiss. If you have
or know of such a web site, tell us about it with our
link suggestion form.