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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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Creators:
Bucheimer, John
Dates:
1954 - 1977
Size:
4 Cubic feet (11 boxes, 5 map folders)
21 Film reels
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0889
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers relate to John Bucheimer's work as manager of new product manufacturing in the Engineering Department at Head Ski Company.

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Creators:
Challinor, Joan R.
Challinor, David, 1920-2008
Dates:
1956-1965
Size:
1 Cubic foot (7 films, Reels AC1233-OF0001 and AC1233-OF0002 are composite reels created by the Archives Center, National Museum of American History, the former comprising "Children Summer, Fall, and Winter, 1956-1957" and "Challinor Family Home Movie, 1957" and the latter comprising "Guilford, 57-58" and "Challinor Family Home Movie, 1959", 16mm)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1233
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

David Challinor served the Smithsonian Institution in an official capacity for 30 years, eventually becoming the assistant secretary to Sidney Dillon Ripley. Joan R. Challinor became an historian and advocate of library sciences and education. In 1956, however, they were busy with their young family. David only returned to university for graduate school in 1957, in his late 30s. They both went on to have successful careers and active family lives. This collection includes 7 home movie films that document thte Challinor family.

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Creators:
Pisano, Dominick, 1943-
Dates:
circa 1986-1993
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 93-088
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the papers of Dominick A. Pisano, curator of aeronautics. These records document the research and writing of his dissertation and book on the Civilian Pilot Training Program (CPTP), To Fill the Skies with Pilots: A History of the Civilian Pilot Training Program, 1939-1946.

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Dates:
1978
Size:
0.2 Cubic feet (One 11 by 14 inch folder.)
Collection ID:
NASM.2019.0042
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Conquest of the Skies Wright Brothers Portfolio is the commemorative portfolio compiled by the Franklin Institute in 1978 to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the first flight by the Wright Brothers.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Space History Division
Dates:
1992-1998
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 03-079
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials created and maintained by David H. DeVorkin, Senior Curator, documenting the video "Pathways to the Skies" produced by the National Air and Space Museum for Project SMART. Project SMART was led by George R. Carruthers, Physicist, to encourage minority youths to become interested in science, math, and techno...

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Creators:
Poppen, Sherman, 1930-
Dates:
1966 - 2008
Size:
1.5 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1159
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Sherman Poppen Papers document the snurfer, the predecessor of the snowboard that he invented in 1965. The snurfer, a sled that was ridden while standing up, originally consisted of two skis bound together. Snurfer competitions fueled the development of the snowboard as a piece of sporting equipment. This collection contains material describing the snurfer's place in snowboarding history, and the associated business and legal aspects.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Channel
Dates:
2016
Collection ID:
Accession 17-054
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Smithsonian Networks is a joint venture between Showtime Networks and the Smithsonian Institution. It was formed to create channels featuring programs largely inspired by the assets of the Smithsonian Institution, the world's largest museum and research complex. Smithsonian Channel features award-winning original documentaries, series and ...

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Creators:
Heath Aircraft Corp (Heath Airplane Co)
Dates:
bulk 1920s-1940s
Size:
0.67 Cubic Feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2013.0030
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of approximately 77 technical drawings produced by the Heath Company covering various aspects of different aircraft models including the Heath LNA-40; Heath Super Parasol; Heath LNB-4; Heath SNA-40 Continental Parasol; and the Heath CNA-40. There are also drawings for a stabilizer and various kinds of skis for a Stinson (Ai...

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Creators:
Macready, John
Dates:
bulk 1920-1968
Size:
1.47 Cubic Feet ((1 flat box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2004.0060
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes the following types of material chronicling John Macready's exceptional aviation career: two 3/4" (U-Matic) video tapes; a VHS tape "Macready and the Mackay"; an August 1957 National Geographic Magazine containing article "History Written in the Skies"; newspaper and magazine articles, photographs, speeches, correspondence ...

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