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Creators:
Woodard, William E., 1873-1942 (inventor)
Dates:
1909 - 1949
Size:
3.3 Cubic Feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0125
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of United States, Canadian, Mexican and other foreign patents issued to William E. Woodard from 1909 to 1949. The patents are for Woodard's developments in steam and electric locomotive design.

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Creators:
Physical Sciences, Division of (NMAH, Smithsonian Institution).
Dates:
undated
Size:
10 Cubic Feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0315
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Although the obvious intention of the organizers of this file was to produce a comprehensive, alphabetical file of images of important scientists, inventors, engineers, and other figures in the history of science and technology, the resulting representation of significant subjects is somewhat haphazard. Also, there are some portraits of subjects o...

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Creators:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Massie, Thomas
McLurkin, James
Dates:
1995; 1997.
Size:
1 Cubic Feet (3 boxes, 5 hours)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0603
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Master and reference videos documenting interviews by Michael Judd with Thomas H. Massie, inventor of the Phantom Haptic Interface, and James McLurkin, inventor of microrobotic ants. Massie interview 603.8 includes views of Western School children in classroom and library.

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Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Sherman, Patsy
Dates:
March 12, 1997.
Size:
0.35 Cubic Feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0599
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Videohistory contains original and reference videos documenting a lecture program for children by Patsy Sherman, inventor of Scotchgard (R).

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Adler, Charles, Jr., 1899-1980 (engineer, inventor)
Dates:
1899 - 1980
Size:
6 Cubic Feet (; 15 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0351
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection contains correspondence, news clippings, photographs, patents, and printed materials documenting the inventive career of Charles Adler, Jr. Adler is best known for his development of the first traffic actuated signal light in 1928.

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Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Rumsey, James, 1743-1792 (machinist, inventor)
Dates:
1788 January 28
Size:
0.15 Cubic Feet (1 item)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0216
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A promissory note of January 28, 1788 to Robert Stubbe for the sum of eighteen shillings and six pence, Pennsylvania currency. See Rumsey's article, "A Short Treatise on the Application of Steam, whereby is clearly shewn, from actual experiments, that steam may be applied to propel boats or vessels of any burthen against rapid currents with great ...

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Naval History, Div. of, NMAH, SI
Ayres, Waldemar A., 1909- ((inventor))
Dates:
1954-1974
Size:
3.3 Cubic Feet (10 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0077
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection deals primarily with Ayres' artificial gill underwater breathing equipment project. Includes correspondence (1956-1971), personal papers, three boxes of research notes, documentation of the success of the invention, and subsequent patents and patent litigation; also publicity for the artificial gill, items from Ayres' other projects, and...

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Creators:
Darby, S. Newman, 1928-2016 ((inventor))
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Dates:
April 9, 1999
Size:
18 videocassettes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0838
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Presentation: Darby discusses windsurfing and his invention and development of the sailboard.

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Creators:
Ewin, James Lithgow (inventor)
Dates:
1873, 1874, 1879.
Size:
1 Cubic Feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0051
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

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.

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Creators:
Carmichael, Mary Alice Beatty
Dates:
Feb. 1, 1988
Size:
137 pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7551
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes chronology, biographical text, and copies of documents.

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