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Patents

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Grants made by a government to an inventor, assuring the inventor the sole right to make, use, and sell the invention for a certain period of time.

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Andrey A. Potter papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 527
Scope and Contents The Andrey A. Potter papers document the career, education, and personal life of nationally renowned engineer and educator Andrey Potter (A.A. Potter). Types of materials in the collection include articles; speeches; surveys; research and lecture notes; certificates, diplomas, and awards; photographs; correspondence; printed material; scrapbooks; medals; ephemera; artifacts; books and manuscripts; obituaries; greeting cards; reports; letterhead; newspaper clippings; and meeting minutes. The...
Dates: 1893 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1930-1970; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1979

Arvill Wayne Bitting papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 38
Scope and Contents This collection contains material collected by William Murray Hepburn, Librarian Emeritus, in regards to Arvill Bitting's career: bibliography of publications, vita information, correspondence to Department of Veterinary Science, and original cards containing bibliographic information. The collection also contains materials on glass-making from the United States Patent office that was collected by Arvill Bitting.
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1945

Thomas M. Gardner papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 6, Placement: 23
Identifier: MSA 117
Scope and Contents Articles and a patent authored by Thomas M. Gardner, along with two land deeds.
Dates: 1838 - 1912

Roscoe H. George papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 483
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the research reports, notes, correspondence, patents, course material, and related papers of Roscoe George. It includes information on Electrical Engineering at Purdue University, and television research reports. Please see PDF Finding Aid for a detailed collection inventory.
Dates: 1939 - 1954

Robert Hofstetter papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 8, Placement: 01
Identifier: MSA 142
Scope and Contents The papers consist of ten patents/inventions by Robert Hoffstetter.
Dates: 1923 - 1932

Glenn L. Jenkins papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 195
Scope and Contents The Glenn L. Jenkins Papers (1892-1992; 3 Cubic ft.) document the life and career of Glenn Jenkins, Dean of the School of Pharmacy at Purdue University from 1941 to 1966. Types of materials include correspondence, photographs, manuscripts, artifacts, patents, certificates, degrees, printed material and an interview transcript.
Dates: 1892 - 1992

Ralph S. Johnson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 25
Scope and Contents The Ralph S. Johnson papers document the pioneering aviation career of Ralph S. Johnson. Included among the papers are aeronautical engineering drawings done by Johnson, along with articles and papers authored by him. The newspaper clippings, awards, and honorary Doctorate of Engineering from Purdue University focus on the latter part of his career, as he was being recognized as an aviation pioneer. The biographical information was often collected and written by the authors, as a...
Dates: 1924 - 2010; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1947

Benjamin F. Miessner papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 2
Scope and Contents The papers of Benjamin Miessner. Correspondence, patents, photographs, and clippings documenting the engineering and inventing career of Benjamin F. Miessner. Miessner was a pioneer researcher in electronic musical instruments and receivers, phonography, radio dynamics, directional microphones for aircraft and submarines, and aircraft radio. At the time of his retirement in 1959 Miessner had been granted over 200 patents in the U.S. and foreign countries. He also perfected the Wurlitzer organ...
Dates: 1906 - 1978

Theodore Morris papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 342
Scope and Contents The Theodore Morris papers document the education and professional work of 1906 Purdue graduate Theodore Morris. The papers include his mechanical engineering assignments, engineering and metallurgy notebooks, and documentation related to his 1934 patent for an "Aggregate Treating Apparatus" for use in "drying sand, stone, and other mineral aggregate for use with asphaltic cement and other bituminous materials for paving purposes."
Dates: 1904 - 1934

Purdue Research Foundation records, addition 02

 Unprocessed — Box 01
Identifier: 20200116

College of Agriculture, Department of Agronomy Extension, Turfgrass Program and Midwest Regional Turf Foundation records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 67
Scope and Contents Purdue University, College of Agriculture, Department of Agronomy Extension, Turfgrass Program and Midwest Regional Turf Foundation records (1931-2000; 6 cubic feet) document the work of Purdue agronomist, Dr. William H. Daniel. The records include, financial records, newsletters and research summaries, membership information, and meeting minutes and miscellaneous papers of the Midwest Regional Turf Foundation, Incorporated. It also includes Turf Conference Proceedings, numerous photographs and...
Dates: 1931 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1995; Other: Date acquired: 01/06/2010