Institute for Aeronautical Sciences Receives Guggenheim Estate As Gift
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Institute for Aeronautical Sciences Receives Guggenheim Estate As Gift

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The estate of Mrs. Daniel Guggenheim near Pert Washington, L.I., has been given to the Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences for the establishment of a research center as a memorial to her husband, it was announced yesterday by Major Lester D. Gardner, executive vice-president of the institute.

The council of the institute, in accepting the property, told Mrs. Guggenheim that her gift “will render a great service to the advancement of the art and science of aeronautics.” The 162-acre estate is located on Sands Point and includes two-thirds of a mile of waterfront and a forty-room residence overlooking Long Island Sound, as well as other buildings suitable for laboratories.

The property has been named Daniel Guggenheim Park by the council of the institute. A board of trustees will supervise the institute’s program for the use of the property and will appoint a board of scientific advisers to organize aeronautical research, the announcement said.

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