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NMAH.AC.0589
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Creators:
Head, Howard, 1914-1991 (inventor, business executive)
Dates:
1926-1991
bulk 1955-1991
Size:
11 Cubic feet (25 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0589
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Head Papers, 1926-1991, consist of correspondence, calendars, notes, company records (Head Ski Company and Prince Manufacturing Inc.), drawings, sketches, advertisements, product information, photographs, and slides documenting the development and design of both the Head ski and Prince oversized tennis racket. The collection is arranged into ei...

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undated
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series
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NMAH.AC.0589
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The poster series consists of Prince Manufacturing Inc. promotional posters, a PS Steinbronn Sport Couture poster and a personalized Howard's Head Is All Together poster. The posters are undated and there are multiple copies. Autographed copies are noted in the container list.

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1940s-1991
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NMAH.AC.0589
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The audio visual materials consist of audio cassettes and moving images. The audio cassettes provide oral history accounts of Howard Head and the Head Family. Other audio casettes include speeches/talks given by Head and interviews with friends/colleagues. The film and video cassettes contain documentation on skiing and tennis and some biographical...

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Dates:
1971-1991
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Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0589
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

In 1971, Head became chairman of the board for Prince Manufacturing Inc. In 1973, he proposed a tennis racket design for increased "polar moment of inertia" and a racket that would make one play better, keep the ball in play longer, help one win games, and essentially add a whole new dimension to the game. To do this, Head proposed a racket with al...

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969
Dates:
1803-1961
Size:
4.19 Cubic feet (consisting of 9 boxes, 1 folder, 5 oversize folders, 1 map case folders, plus digital images of some collection material. )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Paints
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Accounting and Bookkeeping forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Creators:
Lissim, Simon, 1900-
Dates:
1924 - 1981
Size:
1.5 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1276
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection covers the period 1924-81 and consists of exhibition catalogs, correspondence, photographs, slides, drawings, photostats, contracts, book proofs, and related biographical material on Lissim. Extensive material on the designer's work for the Sevres porcelain factory includes correspondence, original contracts, photographs of porcelai...

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