Richard Bond Clock Escapement Video Documentation: videotapes
Stephens, Carlene E., 1949-
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
2.5 hours of videotape documenting a succession of clock escapements invented by Richard F. Bond in the 19th century. Bond's invention was called isodynamic escapement.
Reuben Moffat Papers
The collection documents personal correspondence between Reuben Moffat and his father, John Little Moffat. The materials consist primarily of letters written during the year 1852 and detail Reuben Moffat's attempts to obtain a patent for his electric gold washer and magnetic separator invention.
Hiram Moore Collection
Moore, Hiram, 1801-1875
The collection documents Hiram Moore's invention of a harvesting machine.
Charles H. Land Papers
Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974
The collection documents inventor and dentist Charles H. Land and consists of correspondence, financial records, patent records, articles, printed material, writings, sermons and photographs.
James Beall Morrison Correspondence
Garrett, H. S.
Ten letters from London dentists to Morrison, a dentist and inventor, discussing his improved dental engine and improved dental chair. Eight letters are from Edwin Sercombe, with one from H. S. Garrett and another from Charles S. Tomes.
Charles Grafton Page Papers
Papers relate to American inventor Charles Grafton Page, an early developer of electromagnetic machinery.
Marion O'Brien Donovan Papers
Donovan, James F. Jr., Dr.
Donovan, Marion (Marion O'Brien), 1917-1998 (inventor)
Correspondence, patents, photographs, newspaper clippings, and subject files about various inventors and ideas. Collection documents women inventors, American culture, 1950s-1970s, and products designed for women and the home. Donovan's papers offer a near complete invention record, including both successes and failures, as well as patent and trademark correspondence.
Peter Paul Haring Papers
Papers relating to Haring's development of cotton picking machines, 1894-1930.
Joshua Shaw palette
Shaw's palette, with an explanation of colors and how to mix them.
Elmer Gates Papers
Papers document the life of Elmer Gates (1859-1923), an independent American inventor and psychologist. Gates developed ideas related to experimental psychology and inventions in fields such as metallurgy, electricity, microscopy, X-rays, and pedagogy. Papers include correspondence, photographs, patents, articles and clippings, writings, and estate documents.