Historically important patents collection
Held at: Science History Institute Archives [Contact Us]315 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Science History Institute Archives. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.
Overview and metadata sections
The Historically Important Patents Collection is housed in three folders organized by owner of the patent. The first folder contains patents awarded to Thomas Edison, from 1898-1921. The second folder contains patents from 1909-1915 awarded to Leo Baekland, Fritz Haber, Robert Le Rossignol, Carl Bosch, Alwin Mittasch, Hans Wolf, Frans Lappe, and Wilhelm Wild. The third folder contains patents dated from 1869-1925 awarded to various scientists.
Historically important United States patents from 1869-1927.
- Baekeland, L. H. (Leo Hendrik), 1863-1944
- Baeyer, Adolf von, 1835-1917
- Bosch, Carl, 1874-1940
- Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931
- Haber, Fritz, 1868-1934
- Le Rossignol, Robert, 1884-1976
- Science History Institute Archives
- Access Restrictions
There are no access restrictions on the materials for research purposes and the collection is open to the public.