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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:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Langley Research Center
Dates:
1964-1972
Size:
5.85 Cubic feet (13 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0104
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The supercritical wing concept was developed by Dr. Richard T. Whitcomb of the NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. Whitcomb's airfoil was designed to delay formation of shock waves at high speeds.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1995-1997
Size:
0.75 cu. ft. (1 document box) (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-051
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of Smithsonian Institution 1996 news releases and a subject index, and one folder of news releases pertaining to the America's Smithsonian traveling exhibition.

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Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Office of the Director
Dates:
1972-1983
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 464
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records primarily consist of minutes of the meetings, notes, memoranda, correspondence and other data for the monthly staff meetings.

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National Zoological Park. Department of Zoological Research
Dates:
1981-1999
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-274
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Miles Roberts documenting the administration of the Department of Zoological Research, of which he served as Deputy Head. Topics documented include oversight of projects and departmental planning. A few records document the daily care and management of animals. Materials include ...

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Creators:
Garrison, Vivian, 1933-2013
Dates:
circa 1930-2009
bulk 1960-1993
Size:
108.29 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.2017-19
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Vivian E. Garrison was an applied medical anthropologist who researched the cultural understandings and community treatment structures surrounding mental illness and mental health care among low-income, minority, and migrant communities of the New York metropolitan area. The Vivian E. Garrison papers document this research and consist of clinical and case files; research policies and protocols; presentations and workshops notes; manuscripts and drafts; publications and working papers; correspondence; grant applications; administrative files; sound recordings and films; annotated scholarly literature; and personal biographical material.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Exhibits Design Division
Dates:
2001-2005
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-105
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting a short play, titled "Twelve Seconds that Changed the World," that was performed live in the exhibition Wright Brothers and the Invention of the Aerial Age. The play, performed several times per day on Wednesdays and Saturdays, consisted of three five-minute scenes that offered a personal, in...

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Dates:
1841-1888
Size:
1.29 cu. ft. (3 12x17 boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession T90043
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of New England Whaling Schooner logbooks. All ships seem to have had New Bedford, Massachusetts, as home port. Ships documented include the Active, the Adelia Chase, the Adeline Gibbs, the Ohio, and the Thomas Pope.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Birds
Dates:
1962-2003
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-056
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Records consist of correspondence, awards and certificates, articles and biographical materials about Laybourne, law enforcement files, and research materials.

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Creators:
United States. Bureau of Fisheries
Dates:
1884-1910
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-026
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists primarily of journals, maps, and miscellaneous field records documenting the scientific work of the United States Bureau of Fisheries Steamer USS Albatross. Included are laboratory journals and a station map for the Albatross Philippine cruise, 1907-1910; a laboratory journal from the Albatross Northwestern Pacific...

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