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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Harry F. Steele papers

Identifier: UA-10.3.387
Content Description

The collection consists of invention disclosures, patent drawings, and correspondence.

Dates: 1966 - 1992

Henry Merriman papers

Identifier: 00139
Scope and Contents This collection includes some of his plans and sketches for inventions such as the shoe tree, wire shoehorn, Merriman Windjammer, spacecraft toilet, roll dispenser, belt tester, lubricated bushing, Merriman valves, lug tester, and window hook test equipment.The collection also contains correspondence between the inventor and his patent attorneys, Beaman and Beaman, Merriman's New Ideas, a Merriman family history, rather lengthy memoirs entitled "The Early Years in Kent County and West...
Dates: 1887 - 1969

Hiram Moore collection

Identifier: c-00285
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of letters, articles, newspaper clippings, and biographical notes of Hiram Moore (1801-1875), one of the first to invent a wheat thresher.

The letters, articles, and newspaper clippings discuss the origin of the combine, which is mired in controversy, as well as its history and mechanical makeup. Also included is a letter extending Moore's patent.

Dates: 1836 - 1931