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Creators:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Page
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4186
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Extract from The Sporting Magazine, volume 19, 1802, page 130.

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Creators:
Ehrat, Arthur
Fleckner, John A., 1941-
Dates:
2011
1865-2005
bulk 1970-1990
Size:
10 Cubic feet (26 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0907
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Arthur Ehrat invented and patented a breakaway basketball rim, fashioning his prototypes from bolts, metal braces and one key part: a piece of the heavy-duty coil spring on a John Deere cultivator. His invention helped to revolutionize the way basketball is played because players could slam dunk the ball with fewer injuries and without bending the rims or breaking backboards. This collection includes correspondence, legal documents --such as patent papers, litigation files and licensing agreements --photographs and sketches that relate to the basketball invention, as well as materials regarding his two field spreader patents and other invention ideas.

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Music, Sports and Entertainment, Division of, NMAH, SI
Sidney, Corinne Entratter
Sidney, George, 1916-2002
Dates:
1885-2002
bulk 1940-1967
Size:
54 Film reels
96 Cubic feet (288 boxes, 6 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0867
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

George Sidney (1916-2002) was a film director during the Golden Age of Hollywood filmmaking (1927-1954). He spent the longest period of his career at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) until the 1950s. He later produced and directed films for Columbia Pictures and Paramount Pictures. He was a president of the Directors Guild of America and an avid photographer. He was the recipient of three awards from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Oscar). The collection consists of photographs, photographic negatives, personal and business materials, and film. The collection also contains material created by George Sidney's uncle, George Sidney, vaudevillian and motion picture actor.

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Office of Publications
Dates:
1972-2005
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-103
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of contracts and permissions administered by the Office of Publications for various publications, including gallery guides, exhibition catalogs, and brochures. Publications covered include Abroad in America: Visitors to the New Nation, 1776-1914; American Portrait Drawings; American Portrait Prints: Proceedings of ...

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Glassell, Alfred C., Jr. interviewee.
Dates:
2002
Size:
3 mini-audiotapes (originals).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9601
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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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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Dates:
circa 1911
Size:
1.35 Gigabytes (10 digital images)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0062
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of digital image scans made from ten glass negatives depicting aviation related activities in the Boston, Massachusetts, area circa 1911. The first six images are views of a homebuilt version of a Santos-Dumont 20 Demoiselle (without an engine) on the ground. The remaining four images were taken from the grandstands during the 1911 Harvard-Boston Aero Meet held August 26 through September 4, 1911; two of these provide distant views of a Burgess F (Wright Model B) Moth biplane in flight.

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Creators:
Carver, Sonora Webster, 1904-2003
Dates:
undated
1891-1994
Size:
3 Cubic feet (8 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0521
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists primarily of materials collected by Sonora Webster Carver documenting her career as a diving horse rider and later in life her advocacy work with the Lighthouse for the Blind.

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Creators:
Gardena High School
Wobbrock, Bob
Dates:
1952-1964
undated
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes)
4 electronic discs (cd)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0932
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection consists of yearbooks, school newspapers, sports programs, photographs and other documents from a California high school in the 1950s-1960s (bulk 1952-1956).

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Olympic Games (19th : 1968) (Mexico City, Mexico)
Dates:
1968
Size:
4 Cubic feet (7 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1402
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection was created by the Archives Center to bring together materials relating to the 1968 Mexico City Olympics. Items relate to team members and include postcards, event programs, press guides, magazines, articles, and dining hall tickets.

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