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Creators:
Plastics Pioneers Association
Dates:
1952 September 18-20
Size:
1 Boxe
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1235
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Audio recordings of interviews with members of the Plastics Pioneers Association about the plastics industry, its origins, and evolution.

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Physical Sciences, Division of (NMAH, Smithsonian Institution).
DuBois, J. Harry, 1903-1986
Dates:
circa 1900-circa 1975
Size:
2.66 Cubic feet (8 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0008
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

J. Harry DuBois (1903-1986) was an industrial consultant in the field of petrochemicals and plastics. In 1927 at General Electric his studies resulted in extending the use of laminated plastics.

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Creators:
Plastic Club (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Dates:
1897-1972
Size:
2 Reels (ca. 1000 items (on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.plasclub
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Constitution and by-laws; an undated membership list; membership certificates; correspondence with Cecilia Beaux, Elliott Daingerfield, Joseph Pennell, officers of the club, and others; a visitor's register; bookplates; exhibition catalogs; annual reports; a photograph album; and ten scrapbooks containing clippings, photographs, letters and miscell...

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
undated
1962
Size:
0.49 Cubic feet (consisting of 1 box, 1 folder, 1 oversize folder.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Plastics
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: Plastics 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:
Winfield, Armand G.
Dates:
1960 - 1980
Size:
18 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1271
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The eleven boxes contain documentation relating to project files including business correspondence, invoices, sketches, contracts and agreements, research materials, brochures, photographs, slides and models. This collection, which includes some biographical material and which is specifically related to the design process and to the use of plastic...

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Becker, Leonard, ?-1985
Physical Sciences, Division of (NMAH, Smithsonian Institution).
Dates:
1976
Size:
2 Cubic feet (1 box , 5 audiocassete tapes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0248
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Leonard Becker was a major participant in the development and marketing of Vinyl plastic.

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Creators:
Nelson, Robert A.
Dates:
1963-1966
Size:
15 Items (photographic prints, b&w)
Collection ID:
AAA.nelsrobe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Two stills from the Robert Nelson and William Wiley's b&w film "Plastic Haircut," 1963, of William Wiley and R.G. Davis; 12 photographs taken by Jack Fulton, 1966, during the filming of Nelson and Wiley's film "The Great Blondino" (1967), picturing Wiley, Nelson, Chuck Wiley, Lew Welch, Dan Welch, and Sandra Juste, and one still from "The Great Blo...

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Creators:
Windecker, Leo J., 1921-
Dates:
bulk 1961-1963
Size:
0.18 Cubic Feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0763
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 63 8 x 10 black and white photographs depicting the construction process of a composite aircraft. Preceding each photograph is a detailed caption. Thirty five of these photographs were taken by Jack Greenberg on September 25, 1963 and October 8, 1963.

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Creators:
Tupper, Earl Silas, 1907-
Tupper Corporation
Dates:
2003
1908-1989
Size:
14 Cubic feet (27 boxes, 1 map-folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0470
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers documenting inventor Earl S. Tupper, his inventions, Tupperware and the Tupper Company.

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Creators:
Wirtz, Milton S., Dr. (dentist)
Dates:
1973-1988
1941-1947
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box, 1 oversized folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0501
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection contains materials relating to Milton S. Wirtz, D.D.S., and his involvement in the development of plastic eye prosthesis from 1941 to 1947. It includes news clippings about Dr. Wirtz and several articles regarding the process and the materials used in the manufacture of artificial eyes. The bulk of the collection consists of graph...

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