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R. Richard Heppe collection, 1932-2013
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Description
This collection primarliy consists of photographs and printed matter related to R. Richard Heppe's career at Lockheed - California Company.
Background
Ralph Richard "Dick" Heppe was born on March 4, 1923 in Kansas City, Missouri. He earned a degree in mechanical engineering and aeronautics from Stanford University in 1944 and 1945. He received his professional engineer's degree from California Institute of Technology in 1947. He began his career at Lockheed - California Company in Burbank, California in 1947 as an aerodynamicist. During his 41-year career at Lockheed, he was involved with the F-104, the Electra transport; the United States Navy P-3 and S-3A patrol craft; the L-1011 transport; the F-117 stealth fighter; and the United States Air Force F-22A. He became president of Lockheed - California Company in 1984.
Extent
6 boxes and 1 oversize folder
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
Collection is open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, please go to following web site.