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  • William Thornton papers, 1741-1865

    Architect, inventor, and superintendent of patents. Diaries, architectural drawings, and other papers pertaining to the development of the steamboat, African-American colonization and emigration, the revolt of Spanish colonies in South America, Greek ...

    • Contributor: Thornton, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • R. Hoe & Company records, 1831-1948

    Printing press and saw manufacturers in New York. Business and family correspondence, letterbooks, subject files, financial records, advertising material, and legal records relating to R. Hoe & Company.

    • Contributor: R. Hoe & Company
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Emile Berliner and the Birth of the Recording Industry: Home Page

    The Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress Search by Keyword | Browse by Title Index | Subject Index | Series Index | Name Index | ...

    • Contributor: Berliner, Emile
    • Original Format: Web Pages - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1871
  • Levi Woodbury family papers, 1638-1914

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, financial and legal papers, genealogical notes, autograph collections, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers chiefly of Levi Woodbury and also of his son, Charles Levi Woodbury, and other ...

    • Contributor: Woodbury, Levi
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Robert R. Williams papers, 1911-1981

    Chemist, nutritionist, and developer of vitamin B1. Correspondence, diaries, affidavits, reports, subject files, laboratory notebooks, speeches and writings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Williams's research in nutritional chemistry.

    • Contributor: Williams, Robert R.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Emile Berliner collection, 1871-1965

    Unpublished and published textual materials, photographs, sound recordings, scrapbooks, artifacts, and a motion picture documenting the life and work of the German-born immigrant to America who invented the gramophone, the flat disc ...

    • Contributor: Berliner, Emile
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Wilbur Wright and Orville Wright papers, 1809-1979

    Aviation pioneers and inventors. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, business accounts, legal papers, minutes, reports, printed matter, photographs, blueprints, and scrapbooks relating primarily to the invention of the airplane and the development of aviation.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • George Kleine papers, 1886-1946

    Film executive and businessman. Business records consisting of correspondence, financial and legal papers, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other material relating primarily to Kleine's ventures in the early motion picture industry. Includes ...

    • Contributor: Kleine, George
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Giles S. Rich papers, 1790-1999

    Federal judge and patent attorney. Legal case files, correspondence, administrative files, subject file, speeches, and writings documenting the career of Giles S. Rich as a judge on the United States Court of ...

    • Contributor: Rich, Giles S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Charles Ewing family papers, 1769-1951

    Lawyer and army officer. Correspondence, diaries, biographical material, genealogical notebooks, legal and business papers, scrapbooks, photographs, memorabilia, and other papers relating to the family of Charles Ewing during and after the Civil ...

    • Contributor: Ewing, Charles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Herman Hollerith papers, 1850-1982

    Inventor and businessman. Correspondence, diary, financial and business papers, patents by Hollerith and others, blueprints, drawings, a Hollerith machine punch plate, writings about Hollerith by Geoffrey Austrian and others, biographical material, and ...

    • Contributor: Hollerith, Herman
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Edward Maynard papers, 1836-1867

    Dental surgeon and inventor. Correspondence, legal records, and financial account books relating to Maynard's improvements in the manufacture and sale of firearms and documenting his dental practice in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Maynard, Edward
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Thomas A. Jenckes papers, 1836-1878

    Jurist, state legislator and adjutant general, and U.S. representative from Rhode Island. Correspondence, journals, ledgers, diaries, account books, patent papers, legal briefs and related papers, law library catalog, and photographs pertaining to ...

    • Contributor: Jenckes, Thomas A. (Thomas Allen) - Jenckes, Thomas A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Frederick Gardner Cottrell papers, 1896-1951

    Chemist and inventor. Diaries, notebooks, notes, scientific papers, writings, and miscellany relating primarily to Cottrell's work and daily routines as a research chemist and scientist.

    • Contributor: Cottrell, Frederick Gardner
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Albert James Myer papers, 1816-1880

    Army officer and surgeon. Microfilm focusing on Myer's service in the Signal Corps and documentation of his work in meteorology, including correspondence, biographical material, letterbooks, diaries, reports, memoranda, legal and business papers, ...

    • Contributor: Myer, Albert James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Jack S. Kilby papers, 1878-2003

    Engineer and inventor. Correspondence, memoranda, patents and related material, drawings, blueprints, transparencies, photographs, subject files, speeches, writings, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating primarily to Kilby's inventions and projects while an engineer ...

    • Contributor: Kilby, Jack S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Edward Lindley Bowles papers, 1869-1990

    Inventor, engineer and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, manuscripts, speeches, transcripts of recorded recollections, reports, minutes, subject files, notes, legal documents, printed material, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Bowles's career as ...

    • Contributor: Bowles, Edward Lindley
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Edison Electric Light Company records, 1879-1894

    Copies of patents granted by the government of Canada to Thomas A. Edison and employees of his firm and codes for insurance underwriters in the United States to create national standards for ...

    • Contributor: Edison Electric Light Company
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John Hays Hammond papers, 1908-1965

    Inventor and scientist. Correspondence, notebooks, sketches, technical papers, legal briefs, printed matter, chronologies, and annotated photographs relating to Hammond's scientific career and inventions.

    • Contributor: Hammond, John Hays
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Samuel Finley Breese Morse papers, 1793-1944

    Artist and inventor. Family and general correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, and other papers. Includes letters from Samuel Finley Breese Morse to his family describing his studies in England during the War ...

    • Contributor: Morse, Samuel Finley Breese
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material