Archives Center, National Museum of American History

James Lithgow Ewin Patents

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0051
Creators:
Ewin, James Lithgow (inventor)
Dates:
1873, 1874, 1879.
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Cubic foot
1 box
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
This collection includes an English patent paper #2126 for improved vulcanizable water-proof gum, 1873, to Benjamin Joseph Barnard Mills; a U.S. patent paper #151,109 for improvement in the art of manufacturing horseshoes, 1874; and an English patent paper #1194 for improvement in street-lighting apparatus.

Administration
Author
Robert Harding
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Collection donated by James Lithgow Ewin, March 13, 1894.
Custodial History
Collection transferred to the Archives Center from the Division of Political History (now Division of Political and Military History), May 26, 1983.
Processing Information
Collection processed by Robert Harding, 1983

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
James Lithgow Ewin Patents, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

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Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
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