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Benjamin Ruhe Collection

Creator:
Ruhe, Benjamin, 1928-  Search this
Names:
United States Boomerang Association  Search this
Ruhe, Benjamin, 1928-  Search this
Extent:
15.26 Cubic feet ((14 records center boxes))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Motion pictures (visual works)
Photographs
Newsletters
Correspondence
Publications
Drawings
Date:
[no year]
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of material on the ethnological and technological development is boomerangs. This collection has been recognized as the preeminent source of information on the boomerangs in this country. The collection consists of books, research papers, and correspondence, as well as newsletters, planforms, photographs, artworks, and motion picture films.
Biographical / Historical:
Benjamin Ruhe is a boomerang enthusiast who played a pivotal role in developing popular interest in boomerangs in the United States and abroad. He began a private newsletter about boomerangs which later developed into the United States Boomerang Association's newsletter. He was also captain of the U. S. team for the first Australian-American boomerang competition.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Benjamin Ruhe, Gift, 1987, 1987-0024, NASM
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
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
Topic:
Boomerangs  Search this
Works of art  Search this
Genre/Form:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Photographs
Newsletters
Correspondence
Publications
Drawings
Identifier:
NASM.1987.0024
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1987-0024

Preparation of 30,000 Year Old Paleolithic Man; Smithsonian Associates Boomerang Throw

Creator:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Ruhe, Benjamin 1928-  Search this
Widener, John  Search this
Smithsonian Associates  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Physical description:
35mm;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Date:
1970
Topic:
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-008 [OPA-73]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_371676

Smithsonian Associates Boomerang Throw; Curator Emeritus Edward Henderson

Creator:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Ruhe, Benjamin 1928-  Search this
Henderson, Edward P (Edward Porter) 1898-  Search this
Smithsonian Associates  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Physical description:
35mm;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Date:
1970
Topic:
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-008 [OPA-72]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_371686

The boomerang : Smithsonian Associates workshops / compiled by Benjamin Ruhe ; portions of the text by Lorin L. Hawes

Author:
Ruhe, Benjamin 1928-  Search this
Hawes, Lorin L  Search this
Smithsonian Associates  Search this
Physical description:
26 leaves ill. 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1971
C1971
Topic:
Boomerangs  Search this
Call number:
GV1097.B65 B72 1971
GV1097.B65B72 1971
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_361797

Workshops for the Smithsonian Associates : the boomerang / compiled by Benjamin Ruhe

Author:
Ruhe, Benjamin 1928-  Search this
Smithsonian Associates  Search this
Physical description:
18 leaves : ill. ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1970
Topic:
Boomerangs--Congresses  Search this
Call number:
GV1097.B65 W92 1970
GV1097.B65W92 1970
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_361823

The stunt kite book / by Alison Fujino and Benjamin Ruhe

Author:
Fujino, Alison  Search this
Ruhe, Benjamin 1928-  Search this
Physical description:
110 p. : ill. ; 22 x 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1989
C1989
Topic:
Kites  Search this
Call number:
TL759.F85 1989X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_377853

Many happy returns : the art and sport of boomeranging / Benjamin Ruhe ; ill. by Peter Ruhf

Author:
Ruhe, Benjamin 1928-  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 105 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1977
Topic:
Boomerangs  Search this
Call number:
GV1097.B65 R84 1977X
GV1097.B65R84 1977X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_87475

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