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Robert H. Goddard patent collection, 1914-1956


Collection ID:
United States. Patent Office.
Goddard, Robert Hutchings, 1882-1945
Physical Description:
2 Volumes
(various pagings)
29 cm.

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Formatted Contents note

Formatted Contents note
v. 1. July 7, 1914-Dec. 14, 1948 (1,102,653-2,456,402) -- v. 2. March 1, 1949-Nov. 13, 1956 (2,463,098-2,770,255).

General note

General note
Printed text of patents issued to Robert H. Goddard, with typed title pages, and handwritten annotations in pencil and ink (some made by Goddard?) throughout.
General note
Includes a typed table of contents with a list of the patents in numerical order.

Local Notes

Local Notes
NASMRB copy (v. 1, 39088014683981; v. 2, 39088014683452) includes some photocopied patents, although most are the original printed publications.
NASMRB copy has a trace provenance inscription dated Oct. 1963 at the top of the table of contents in v. 1; with stamp on verso of t.p. (v. 1): Smithsonian Library.
NASMRB copy has later red buckram library bindings with gilt-lettered spines. Some of the leaves have been closely cropped, affecting some of the text and annotations.


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