Manuscripts/Mixed Material Agreement, September 30, 1907
NOW THEREFORE we, the undersigned Alexander Graham Bell, G. H. Curtiss, F. W. Baldwin, J. A. D. McCurdy and T. Selfridge do hereby agree to associate ourselves together under the name of the “Aerial Experiment Association”, for the purpose of carrying on experiments relating to aerial locomotion with the special object of constructing a successful aerodrome.
We agree that the “Aerial Experiment Association” shall be organized on the first day of October, 1907, and shall exist for the term of one year from the date of organization unless otherwise determined by the unanimous vote of the members.
We agree that the inventions relating to aerial locomotion made by the members of the Association during the lifetime of the Association shall belong to the Association; and that any applications for letters patent for such inventions shall be made in the names of all the members as joint-inventors.
We agree that inventions relating to aerial locomotion