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I'm looking for experimental data (lift, drag, pull, etc...) of Graham Bell's tetrahedral kite. As he was a scientist and inventor I thought that he might have written some quantitative data down on the kite's performance.

Would anybody know a resource where I could find this? A museum maybe? Some website?

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Try mathoverflow perhaps –  Felix Goldberg Feb 28 '13 at 20:54
I think math.stackexchange.com would be appropriate if I would have questions about the content of these measurements (actually physics.sxc would be better for that). But I have no question (yet) about the contents, but more on where to find this historical measurement data. –  Bart Arondson Feb 28 '13 at 21:02

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The Library of Congress website has archived a great amount of letters, experimental notes, and general notebooks of Graham Bell. There, using the right search terms, I came up with a whole list of articles related to the tetrahedral kite. Other notes of Graham Bell are available as well, but I haven't researched those.

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