Query: Plastics
Plastic Pioneers Association Interviews
Creators:
Plastics Pioneers Association
Dates:
1952, 1968
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 Box)
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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J. Harry DuBois Collection on the History of Plastics
Creators:
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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Armand G. Winfield Papers
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 plastics, is interesting because it …

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Plastic Club records
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 miscellaneous printed material.

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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Plastics
Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
1857-1962, undated
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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Recollections of Leonard Becker
Creators:
Becker, Leonard, ?-1985
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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Dow Plastic Aircraft Development - Pictorial Summary
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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Earl S. Tupper Papers
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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Albany Billiard Ball Company Records
Creators:
Albany Billiard Ball Company (Albany, New York)
Dates:
1870 - 1974
Size:
8 Cubic feet (25 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0011
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These records include documents relating to John Hyatt and include legal documents, 1871-1966; bank books; patents; patent certificates; patent assignments; memoranda and articles of association; union contracts; balance sheets; profit and loss accounts; journals and cash books; ledgers; time books; invoices; photographs; and correspondence to and from the company.

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Freda Koblick papers
Creators:
Koblick, Freda
Dates:
1934-2011
Size:
5.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.koblfred
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of sculptor Freda Koblick measure 5.8 linear feet and date from 1934 to 2011. The collection documents her career through scattered biographical material, correspondence with family and friends, personal business records, writings, printed material, artwork, and photographs.

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