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

  1. Charles Henry Webb papers, 1859-1924

    320 items ; 3 containers ; .6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, publisher, and inventor. Largely letters received, corrected drafts of a few of Webb's poems, and some signed copies of poems by others. The letters relate to the writing activities of Webb and of his friends, to publishing, and to his social life.

  2. Herbert T. Kalmus papers, 1904-1963

    18,000 items ; 78 containers plus 1 oversize ; 32 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chemical engineer, inventor, and businessman. Correspondence, diaries, writings including drafts of his memoir Mr. Technicolor, financial records, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Kalmus's business ventures and personal affairs.

  3. Nikola Tesla correspondence, 1890-1934

    7 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Scientist, inventor, and electrical engineer. Microfilm of original correspondence in Tesla’s papers in the Muzej Nikole Tesle (Tesla Museum), Belgrade, Serbia.

  4. Moreton Frewen papers, 1823-1934

    16,500 items ; 47 containers ; 18.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Anglo-Irish reformer, economist, author, and inventor. Correspondence and other material documenting Frewen's activities in business ventures or government service in England, the American West, Hyderabad, Kenya, Ireland, Mexico, China, Canada, and Australia.

  5. Harald T. Friis papers, 1921-1976

    600 items ; 8 containers ; 5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Radio engineer and inventor. Correspondence and other papers relating to Friis's work on radio transmission, radio astronomy, and microwaves.

  6. C.S. Draper papers, 1773-1978

    16,800 items ; 48 containers plus 1 oversize ; 19.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Engineer, inventor, and educator. Correspondence, speeches and writings, and consultant and organizational files documenting Draper's career as a professor of aeronautical engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and technical consultant to the Curtiss-Wright Corporation and other airplane manufacturers and to the Sperry Gyroscope Company, Waltham Watch Company, and other instrument...

  7. Mary Elizabeth Hallock Greenewalt papers, 1918-1942

    1,000 items ; 2 containers plus 1 oversize ; .8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Musician, inventor, and author. Correspondence, speeches, legal and financial records, draft of a book, biographical data, printed matter, and annotated photographs primarily relating to Greenewalt's invention of an art form called Nourathar (also Sarabet, Light-Score) that harmonized projected patterns of colored light with concert music.

  8. Harold Gatty papers, 1901-1957

    7,000 items ; 43 containers plus 4 oversize ; 14 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Aviator, navigator, naturalist, and inventor. Research notes, subject files, and indexes used in preparation of Gatty's books, Raft Book: Lore of the Sea and Sky (1943) and Nature Is Your Guide (1958), together with correspondence, charts, maps, drawings, bibliographies, clippings, and other papers relating to navigation.

  9. Samuel Whittemore Boggs papers, 1912-1954

    7,000 items ; 31 containers plus 1 oversize ; 29 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Geographer, inventor, and cartographer. Correspondence, writings, subject files, research data, printed matter, and other material relating mainly to Boggs's geographic studies and to his inventions and research interests.

  10. William Ralph Bennett papers, 1922-circa 1998

    43,400 items ; 124 containers plus 21 oversize ; 49.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physicist, inventor, educator, and author. Topical files, notebooks, records of scientific experiments, research material, correspondence, scientific papers, lecture files, drafts of books with related background and research material, printed matter, and miscellaneous material documenting Bennett's development of the gas laser and other inventions, his academic and professional career, and his...