Query: Patents -- 19th century
Horatio Allen Papers
Creators:
Allen, Horatio, 1802-1889
Dates:
1840-1872
Size:
0.2 Cubic feet (1 box, 1 map folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1447
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents civil engineer Horatio Allen's work with the Croton Aqueduct Board in New York, and with the New York Bridge Company.

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in NMAH.AC.1447 for Patents -- 19th century
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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in NMAH.AC.0834 for Patents -- 19th century
Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of the State of Maryland Collection
Creators:
Maryland. Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of the State
Dates:
ca. 1740-1965.
Size:
0.33 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0114
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

18th, 19th, and 20th century material deposited with the Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of the State of Maryland, chiefly relating to the practice of medicine in the state. Includes correspondence, papers, certificates, diplomas, patents, maps, notebooks, clippings, prescriptions, pamphlets, photocopies of documents, scrapbooks, photographs, and paintings.

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in NMAH.AC.0114 for Patents -- 19th century
Worthington Corporation Records
Creators:
Holly Manufacturing Company
Worthington Corporation
Dates:
1840-1982
Size:
18 Cubic feet (54 boxes, 1 map folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0916
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection documents the products and business activities of the Worthington Corporation, its predecessors and its subsidiaries. The records focus on the products that the Worthington Corporation produced, including steam pumps, hydraulic pumps and gas engines.

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in NMAH.AC.0916 for Patents -- 19th century
Hiram Moore Collection
Creators:
Lyon, Lucius, 1800-1851
Moore, Hiram, 1801-1875
Dates:
1835-1932
bulk 1835-1850
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1429
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Hiram Moore's invention of a harvesting machine.

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in NMAH.AC.1429 for Patents -- 19th century
19th century African-American Literature Collection
Dates:
circa 1800 - circa 1898
Size:
3.4 Linear feet ((30 books))
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-107
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection, which dates from the 19th century, contains 30 books written by or concerning African-Americans. The books are largely non-fiction and include material relating to African-American churches and evangelists, fraternal organizations, prominent members of the African-American Community, former slaves, education and self-improvement. Also present are several volumes of poetry, a tax ledger and a volume concerning patents.

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Reuben Moffat Papers
Creators:
Moffat, Reuben
Dates:
1852
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1101
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

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.

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in NMAH.AC.1101 for Patents -- 19th century
James Arthur Clock and Watch Collection
Creators:
New York University
Arthur, James, 1842-1912 (machine shop owner)
Dates:
1743-1967
Size:
15 Cubic feet (32 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0130
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A collection of diverse archival materials on the subject of watches and clocks assembled by James Arthur (1842-1912).

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in NMAH.AC.0130 for Patents -- 19th century
Peter Paul Haring Papers
Creators:
Haring, Peter Paul, -1935
Dates:
1895-1977
Size:
1 Cubic foot (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1014
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers relating to Haring's development of cotton picking machines, 1894-1930.

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in NMAH.AC.1014 for Patents -- 19th century
Elmer Gates Papers
Creators:
Gates, Elmer, 1859-1923
Dates:
1894-1988
bulk 1894-1910
Size:
1.5 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1123
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

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.

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