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    Levi Woodbury family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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 family members. Papers of Levi Woodbury document his service as U.S. secretary of the navy in Andrew Jackson's cabinet, U.S. secretary of the treasury in the Jackson and Martin Van Buren administrations, ...

    • Contributor: Woodbury, Levi
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    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 other papers relating to Hollerith tabulating machines and their use in census taking (1890-1910), operation of Tabulating Machine Company and its merger with two other companies forming Computer-Tabulating-Recording Company (1911), and Hollerith's ...

    • Contributor: Hollerith, Herman
    • Date: 1850
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    Letter from Alexander Graham Bell to Alexander Melville Bell, Eliza Symonds Bell, Carrie Bell, October 23, 1874

    • Contributor: Bell, Alexander Melville - Bell, Alexander Graham - Bell, Eliza Symonds - Bell, Carrie - Sanders, Thomas - Hubbard, Gardiner Greene
    • Date: 1874-10-23

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    Journal by Alexander Graham Bell, from September 2, 1901 to October 29, 1901

    • Contributor: McKinley, William - Bell, Alexander Graham - Newcomb, Simon - Keller, Helen - Langley, Samuel P.
    • Date: 1901-09-02

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    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.

    • Date: 1809
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    Wilbur Wright and Orville Wright papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, writings, business and legal papers, genealogical material, patents, blueprints, photographs, printed material, and other papers documenting the lives and work of the Wright brothers who designed, built, and piloted the first machine to achieve powered, sustained flight in 1903 and the first practical airplane in 1905. The papers include scientific data, formulas, and computations related to aerodynamic and design factors and ...

    • Contributor: McFarland, Marvin Wilks - Wright, Milton - Wright, Orville - Wright, Wilbur - United States. National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics - Wright and Wright - Wright Cycle Company
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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 independence, and Thornton's disputes with Benjamin Latrobe over designs for the United States Capitol

    • Contributor: Thornton, William
    • Date: 1741
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    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 files relating to patent and distribution litigation, educational and European films, and to Kleine's business relations with Thomas A. Edison, Eastman Kodak Company, Motion Picture Patents Company, and Biograph Co.

    • Contributor: Kleine, George
    • Date: 1886
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    George Kleine papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly business records consisting of correspondence, financial and legal records, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Kleine's various ventures in the early motion picture industry. Includes files pertaining to patent and distribution litigation, educational and European films, and to Kleine's business relations with Thomas A. Edison and with firms including Ambrosio, Biograph Company, Cines, Eastman Kodak Company, Eclipse, Essanay Film ...

    • Contributor: Kleine, George
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    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, and printed matter. Also contains papers of his father-in-law, Ebenezer Walden, and material relating to a patent by his father, Henry Beekman Myer, for the railway sleeping car.

    • Contributor: Myer, Albert James
    • Date: 1816
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    Frederick Gardner Cottrell papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, writings, scientific papers, notebooks, notes, and other papers relating primarily to Cottrell's career as a research chemist and scientist. Documents his invention of the electrostatic precipitator, his work while a chemist at the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, and the founding of Research Corporation. Also includes patent papers for Cottrell's process of producing nitric oxide and material concerning inventions of his associates, Farrington ...

    • Contributor: Cottrell, Frederick Gardner
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    Letter from Gardiner Greene Hubbard to Alexander Graham Bell, November 13, 1877

    • Contributor: Bell, Alexander Graham - Hubbard, Gardiner Greene
    • Date: 1877-11-13

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    Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Foundation records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, minutes of meetings, reports, subject files, financial records, printed matter, photographs, and other records relating to the foundation's funding of projects and programs in aviation and rocketry and in criminal justice. Aviation and rocketry files pertain chiefly to litigation involving patents of Robert H. Goddard, in particular his patent for liquid fuel rockets, and to exhibitions at the National Air and Space Museum ...

    • Contributor: Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Foundation
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    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 an engineer and consultant in private industry and in government, his association with research universities, and work relating to the securing and defense of patents.

    • Contributor: Bowles, Edward Lindley
    • Date: 1869
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    Giles S. Rich papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, writings, speeches, notes, opinion files, teaching files, printed matter, clippings, and other papers documenting Rich's career in patent and intellectual property law as a judge on the U.S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals and its successor the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Includes material pertaining to patents in the biotechnology, computer software, and pharmaceutical industries; design protection; and ...

    • Contributor: Rich, Giles S.
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    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 family members.

    • Contributor: Woodbury, Levi
    • Date: 1638
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    Thomas A. Jenckes papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, patent papers, legal briefs, ledgers, account books, law library catalog, photographs, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Jenckes's political and legal career in Rhode Island and the U.S. House of Representatives. Includes material pertaining to his patent law practice; service as Rhode Island state legislator, adjutant general, and secretary to the 1842 Constitutional Convention and to the governor's council; and student ...

    • Contributor: Jenckes, Thomas A.
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    Letter from Gardiner Greene Hubbard to Alexander Graham Bell, November 30, 1877

    • Contributor: Bell, Alexander Graham - Hubbard, Gardiner Greene
    • Date: 1877-11-30

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    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
    • Date: 1896
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    William Thornton papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, writings, notebooks, and other papers pertaining to Thornton's interest in the development of the steamboat, his dispute with Benjamin Henry Latrobe over designs for the U.S. Capitol, Thornton's efforts to free African American slaves through colonization and emigration, and his appointments as a commissioner of Washington, D.C., and as superintendent of patents for the U.S. State Dept. Subjects include the revolt of ...

    • Contributor: Thornton, William
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    Letter from Alexander Graham Bell to Alexander Melville Bell, Eliza Symonds Bell, Carrie Bell, October 20, 1874

    • Contributor: Bell, Alexander Melville - Bell, Alexander Graham - Bell, Eliza Symonds - Bell, Carrie - Sanders, Thomas - Hubbard, Gardiner Greene
    • Date: 1874-10-20

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    Edison Electric Light Company records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Volume I (1879-1894) and volume II (1890-1891) contain verified copies of patents granted by the government of Canada to Thomas A. Edison and employees of his firm for improvements in incandescent lamps and methods of manufacture, fittings and fixtures, electric dynamo machines, electric railroads, and electrical generation and distribution systems; volume III (1885-1894) contains codes for insurance underwriters in the United States to create ...

    • Contributor: Edison Electric Light Company
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    Letter from Alexander Graham Bell to Alexander Melville Bell and Eliza Symonds Bell, January 13, 1877

    • Contributor: Bell, Alexander Melville - Bell, Alexander Graham - Bell, Eliza Symonds - Henry, Joseph
    • Date: 1877-01-13

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    Letter from Alexander Melville Bell to Alexander Graham Bell, March 13, 1877

    • Contributor: Bell, Alexander Melville - Bell, Alexander Graham
    • Date: 1877-03-13

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