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During the 1960s and 1970s there was an effort to establish a program to produce a supersonic transport in the United States. William Scholl Whitehead of the firm Ives, Whitehead and Co., was heavily involved in this endeavor.

Identifier

NASM.XXXX.0287

Creator

Whitehead, William Scholl

Date

1963-1976

Provenance

Ives, Whitehead & Co, Inc, Gift, unknown, XXXX-0287, NASM

Extent

2.18 Cubic feet ((1 flatbox) (3 legal document boxes))

Restrictions

No restrictions on access

Type

Collection descriptions

Archival materials

Scrapbooks

Articles

Brochures

Reports

Correspondence

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence, reports, brochures, articles and a scrapbook dealing with this effort. Much of the correspondence is concerned with efforts to obtain support and funding for the project from private industry and the United States Congress. The scrapbook, with index, is a collection of newspaper and magazine clippings about the SST project and includes technical, political, financial and public relations articles.

Genre/Form

Scrapbooks

Articles

Brochures

Reports

Correspondence

Rights

Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests

Names

Whitehead, William Scholl

Topics Supersonic transport planes
Aeronautics
Aeronautics, Commercial
Airplanes -- Design and construction
Aeronautics, Commercial -- United States
Aeronautics and state

Archival Repository

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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