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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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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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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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Creators:
Federico, P. J.
Dates:
1789-1841.
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0298
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Two notebooks: One is marked "Patent Office" and contains materials 1789-1841, relating to the Patent Office's early years and copies of official reports to the Congress. The second notebook is marked "Elliot" and consists mainly of the Elliot controversies.

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Museums of the Peaceful Arts.
Locke, L. Leland (Leslie Leland), b. 1875
United States National Museum
Dates:
1873-1939
Size:
0.5 Linear feet (3 v., ill. (some col.), 28-38 cm.)
Collection ID:
SIL-DL.MSS001781B
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Scrapbooks compiled by Leslie Leland Locke, chiefly containing notes and ephemera on the history of calculating machines and typewriters, information on inventors, and notes for Locke's own collection of calculating machines. Some of the inventors, correspondents, inventions, companies, and agencies referenced include: Charles Babbage; Frank Stephen Baldwin (Baldwin's calculating machine); Edwin A. Bayley; Ernst Benecke (Brunsviga-Maschenienwerke Grimme, Natalis & Co. A.G., Braunsweig); Burroughs Adding Machine Co.; Vannevar Bush; C.E. Locke Mfg. Co. (the Locke Adder); Grover C. Chase; Colburn Gear & Mfg. Co. (George L. Colburn); Thomas A. Edison (Ediphone); Facit calculating machines; Felt & Tarrant Mfg. Co.; the Graf Zeppelin (for the calculating machines used on its flights); George B. Grant; R. Haase (Brunsviga-Maschenienwerke Grimme, Natalis & Co. A.G., Braunsweig); A.V. Kryha; George F. Kunz; Derrick N. Lehmer; the MADAS calculator; Marchant Calculating Machine Co.; the "Millionaire" (O. Steiger); Monroe Calculating Machine Co.; the Museums of the Peaceful Arts; Picht braille typewriters for the blind; George Sarton; Thaleswerk; Franz Trinks; Triumphator Works; the United States Patent Office; and the United States National Museum (Smithsonian Institution; including curators C.W. Mitman and Frank A. Taylor of the Division of Engineering, and J.E. Graf, U.S.N.M. associate director). Excerpted material is taken from various publications, such as the International office equipment magazine; the International export review; the American mathematical monthly; the Mathematics teacher; the New York Times; the New York world; the New York Sun; the Herald examiner; Colliers; the Chicago Tribune; and Science.

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Rand, John Goffe, 1801-1873
Dates:
circa 1832-1960
bulk 1832-1873
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.randjohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The scattered papers of inventor and portrait painter John Goffe Rand measure 0.2 linear feet and date from circa 1832-1960, bulk 1832-1873. Included are biographical sketches, a will, lists of portraits by Rand, a small amount of correspondence, files regarding Rand's invention of the collapsible artists' paint tube, clippings, a photo, and an example of one of the first paint tubes made in a factory.

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Wead, Charles K, 1848-1925
Dates:
circa 1893-1913
Size:
1 folder.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7159
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist of Wead correspondence concerning personal matters and Philosophical Society of Washington affairs, particularly the memorial meeting for Simon Newcomb in 1909. Also included are two letters from Simon Newcomb to John A. Kasson, one concerning a committee of Congress to investigate the possibility of establishing the ...

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National Museum of History and Technology. Division of Political History
Dates:
circa 1950-1969
Size:
3 cu. ft. (6 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 252
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of general correspondence, primarily public inquiries, particularly concerning the First Ladies' Hall and objects associated with presidents and other prominent figures; administrative files pertaining to exhibits and the operation of the Department of Civil History and MHT; annual reports of the Divisions of Civil H...

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Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company
Dates:
1906-1947
Size:
9 Cubic feet (18 document boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1987.0029
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The years before World War I were spent in patent litigation for aviation pioneers Glenn Curtiss and Orville and Wilbur Wright.

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Creators:
Reingold, Nathan, 1927-
Dates:
1958-1997
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-118
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the papers of Nathan Reingold, historian, documenting his interest in the editorship of the history of science publication Isis, as well as his participation in symposiums and workshops at the Rockefeller Archive Center and the Peabody Institute. The papers also document Reingold's activities in regard to his ed...

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