Query: Letters patent
Donald Deskey collection
Creators:
Deskey, Donald, 1894-
Dates:
1927-1989
Size:
75 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
SIL-CH.1975-11-77
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Project files containmagazine and newspaper clippings, reviews, correspondence, renderings, floor plans, perspective drawings, site plans, sketches, preliminary drawings, patents, stationery, labels, and technical reports. There is an extensive collection of photographs and slides of many of Deskey's packaging designs, interiors, furnishings, and exhibition installations. The files of Donald Deskey Associates include organizational charts, client files, proposals, and financial records. Some of Deskey's personal correspondence, speeches, articles, and family photographs are included. Materials cover the period from 1927-1975.

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Chief Clerk, Special Communications Received
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Chief Clerk
Dates:
1868-1918
Size:
0.1 linear meter.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 66
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Madison Cooper Papers
Creators:
Cooper, Madison, 1868-1946
Madison Cooper Company (Watertown, N.Y.)
Dates:
1900-1963
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1054
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Madison Cooper was an inventor and manufacturer of refrigerating systems in the early twentieth century. Cooper received several patents for his refrigeration inventions, including several refrigerating apparatuses, an air-circulating system, a process for preventing the formation of frost on refrigerating surfaces and a refrigeration train car. The collection spans 1900-1963 and includes his United States and foreign patents, his publications related to refrigeration, and a few documents and photographs related to Cooper and the Madison Cooper Company.

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Kress Flying Machine Patent and Letter
Creators:
Kress, Wilhelm, 1836-1913
Dates:
1880-1883
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0862
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Wilhelm Kress (1836--1913) was an inventor, writer, and lecturer. This collection contains one of Kress' German patents, patent number 8706, for one of his flying machine models; a letter from 1883, in German, signed by Kress; and a description, in English, of the flying machine written by Arnold Samuelson (who lists his title as "Chief Engineer").

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Edgar Spier Cameron papers
Creators:
Cameron, Edgar Spier, 1862-1944
Dates:
1868-1968
bulk 1882-1968
Size:
2.8 Linear feet ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.cameedga
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Genealogical material; letters; business records; notes; writings; art works; scrapbooks; printed material and photographs.

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Charles H. Land Papers
Creators:
Land, Charles H., 1847-1922
Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974
Dates:
1860-1957
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (1 box, 1 oversized folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0834
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents inventor and dentist Charles H. Land and consists of correspondence, financial records, patent records, articles, printed material, writings, sermons and photographs.

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Raphael J. Moses collection of United States aeronautical patents
Creators:
Booth, Franklin, 1874-1948 (bookplate designer)
Moses, Raphael Jacob, 1844-1909
Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences (U.S.)
National Aeronautic Association (U.S.)
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Dates:
1897-1906
Size:
1 Volume ((various pagings), ill., 29 cm.)
Collection ID:
SIL-RR.TL513.U572
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
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Robert H. Goddard patent collection
Creators:
United States. Patent Office.
Goddard, Robert Hutchings, 1882-1945
Dates:
1914-1956
Size:
2 Volumes ((various pagings), ill., 29 cm.)
Collection ID:
SIL-RR.TL513.G57
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
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Bella C. Landauer collection of United States aeronautical patents
Creators:
United States. Patent Office.
Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences (U.S.). Aeronautical Archives
Landauer, Bella Clara, 1874-
Dates:
1844-1906
Size:
4 Volumes (ill., 29 cm.)
Collection ID:
SIL-RR.TL513.U57u
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
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Arthur Ehrat Papers
Creators:
Ehrat, Arthur
Fleckner, John A., 1941-
Dates:
2011
1865-2005
bulk 1970-1990
Size:
10 Cubic feet (26 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0907
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Arthur Ehrat invented and patented a breakaway basketball rim, fashioning his prototypes from bolts, metal braces and one key part: a piece of the heavy-duty coil spring on a John Deere cultivator. His invention helped to revolutionize the way basketball is played because players could slam dunk the ball with fewer injuries and without bending the rims or breaking backboards. This collection includes correspondence, legal documents --such as patent papers, litigation files and licensing agreements --photographs and sketches that relate to the basketball invention, as well as materials regarding his two field spreader patents and other invention ideas.

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