Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope 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.
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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