35 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Inventors.

  1. Joseph Nathan Kane collection, 1938-1939

    .5 linear feet (1 box). 116 sound recordings, including 110 sound discs and 6 sound tape reels. 1 microphone. -- Recorded Sound Research Center, National Audio-Visual Conservation Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Joseph Nathan Kane Collection consists of original and preservation recordings of the radio program Famous First Facts, scripts and publicity materials from the program, and a vintage 1930s microphone.

  2. Alexander Graham Bell family papers, 1834-1974

    147,700 items. 446 containers plus 8 oversize. 183.2 linear feet. 23 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Inventor and educator. Correspondence, diaries, journals, laboratory notebooks, patent records, speeches, writings, subject files, genealogical records, printed material, and other papers pertaining primarily to Bell's invention of the telephone in 1876, his contributions to the education of the deaf, and his interests in a wide range of scientific and technological fields, including aviation, eugenics, and marine engineering. The collection includes the papers of other members of the Bell, Fairchild, Grosvenor, and Hubbard families.

  3. John Ericsson papers, 1821-1890

    1,500 items. 11 containers. 4.4 linear feet. 6 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Engineer and inventor. Correspondence, writings, design specifications, articles, memoranda, technical notes, financial and legal papers, drawings, printed matter, and miscellany relating primarily to Ericsson's activities in marine engineering, especially his work on screw propellers and his design of the steamship Princeton and the ironclad Monitor. Includes correspondence of Ericsson's biographer, William C. Church.

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  4. Arthur D. Little papers, 1884-1973

    5,500 items. 309 containers. 84 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chemical engineer, inventor, and entrepreneur. Register of clients, financial records, technical reports, laboratory notes and summaries, photographs, and other records of Arthur D. Little, Inc., pertaining primarily to chemical analysis of products or materials. Also includes correspondence, writings, speeches, biographical material, and other papers relating to Little's career in industrial research.

  5. William Thornton papers, 1741-1865

    3,400 items. 20 containers plus 2 oversize. 5.0 linear feet. 7 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Architect, inventor, and superintendent of patents. Diaries, architectural drawings, and other papers pertaining to the development of the steamboat, African-American colonization and emigration, the revolt of Spanish colonies in South America, Greek independence, and Thornton's disputes with Benjamin Latrobe over designs for the United States Capitol.

  6. Thomas Davenport correspondence, 1836-1837

    48 items. 1 container. 0.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Inventor. Letters related to the sale, distribution, patenting, and uses of the electric motor invented by Thomas Davenport

  7. John Adolphus Bernard Dahlgren papers, 1794-1889

    10,000 items. 38 containers plus 3 oversize. 15.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States naval officer, inventor, and author. Correspondence, letterbooks, journals, reports, logbooks, orders, notebooks, nautical charts and calculations, scrapbooks, and design drawings related to Dahlgren's activities in the development of ordnance for the United States Navy and as chief of the Bureau of Ordnance.

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  8. Thomas Jefferson papers, 1606-1943

    25,000 items. 225 containers plus 15 oversize. 90 linear feet. 65 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States president, vice president, and secretary of state; diplomat, architect, inventor, planter, and philosopher. Correspondence, official statements and addresses, including a rough draft of the Declaration of Independence, plantation and personal accounts, notebook, fee book, case book, garden book, farm book, calculations of interest, records of early Virginia laws and history and other writings on political, legal, educational, and scientific matters, newspaper clippings, and other papers.

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  9. Louis-Pierre Mouillard papers, 1833-1987

    1,600 items. 6 containers. 2.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    French inventor and aeronautical pioneer. Certificates, correspondence, drawings, notes, photographs, printed matter, and writings relating primarily to Mouillard’s inventions.

  10. Joseph Strauss papers, 1884-1949

    750 items. 5 containers plus 1 oversize. 2.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States naval officer and inventor. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, speeches, patents, logbooks, reports, orders for duty, notebooks, scrapbooks, and printed matter pertaining primarily to Strauss's naval career especially his command of mine operations against German U-boats during World War I, as commander in chief of the United States Asiatic Fleet, and as joint-receiver for the United States Navy during the Teapot Dome scandal.