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Hydrofoil boats

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Dave Versical collection

Identifier: 00130
Scope and Contents

The collection contains material related to hydroplane racing. Included are race programs, 1969-1976; newspaper clippings, 1974; and, sports sections of newspapers, 1974-1976. Hydroplane racing, as well as personalities (owners, sponsors and pilots) involved in the sport during the first half of the 1970s are presented.

Dates: 1969 - 1976

Hydrorave Newsletters

Identifier: c-00441
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of copies of "Hydrorave", a quarterly newsletter for hydroplane fans. Collection includes issues dating from Sept., 1978 (v.1, no.1) to March, 1984 (v.6, no.1).

Dates: 1978 - 1984

Lyman D. Fuller collection

Identifier: 00028
Scope and Contents This collection, which was acquired by Lyman D. Fuller primarily during the 1950s and 1960s, consists of a variety of materials dealing with hydroplanes, sailboat racing, Great Lakes ships and the Indianapolis 500 Auto Race. The hydroplane materials consist of various brochures and race programs. Programs from the Port Huron-Mackinac Sailboat Race are also contained in the collection. Numerous publications concerning Great Lakes ships are present including several issues of ...
Dates: 1952 - 1976

Unlimiteds Detroit publications

Identifier: 00131
Scope and Content

Collection consists of issues of Unlimited News Journal (1978) and Thunderboat (1978 - 2016).

Dates: 1978 - 2023

W. Melvin Crook papers

Identifier: c-00536
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the diary and published writing of W. Melvin Crook on hydroplane racing and boat maintenance. This scrapbook collection contains monthly columns and photographs following the gold Cup race and other races from February 1937 to December 1965 in Yachting and Rudder magazines.

Dates: 1936 - 1965

William Hollister collection

Identifier: c-00449
Scope and Contents The collection contains two scrapbooks which detail, via newspaper clippings, magazine articles and photographs, the development of the sport of hydroplane racing during the 1940s and 1950s. The first scrapbook covers the period 1946 to 1955; the second the period 1955 to 1959. Most the material deals with racing on the Detroit River and racing personalities in the Detroit area.Both scrapbooks are preserved on microfilm. Black and white copy negatives are available for...
Dates: 1946 - 1959