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Blatchford, Seward, and Griswold records

Identifier: MC-0004
Abstract Blatchford, Seward & Griswold was a New York law firm specializing in patent cases. The firm worked with inventors to apply for patents, provide counsel during infringement suits, and advise companies formed to market new inventions. The collection contains material on 34 patents including Samuel F. B. Morse's telegraph, Charles Goodyear's rubber manufacturing process, Elias Howe's sewing machine, Ross Winans' railroad car chassis, William Webster's carpet loom, Samuel W. Tyler's mowing...
Dates: 1841 - 1910

Noam Chomsky personal archives

Identifier: MC-0600
Abstract Noam Chomsky is a linguist and political activist. The Noam Chomsky personal archives consists of Chomsky's lecture, speaking, and travel notes, writings, correspondence, research materials, collected serial publications, and other materials documenting his life and work.
Dates: 1725 - 2015; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2010

Otto Piene personal archives

Identifier: MC-0745
Scope and Contents The collection is mostly composed of correspondence and promotional materials related to Otto Piene's exhibitions, along with some original artwork and audiovisual media.
Dates: circa 1968-2005

Theodore N. Vail Collection of Aeronautical Prints, Broadsides, and Clippings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0680
Scope and Contents of the Collection The Theodore N. Vail Collection of Aeronautical Prints, Broadsides, and Clippings at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) consists of pictorial engraving prints, cuttings and excerpts from newspapers and magazines, and a large number of hand-bills and posters about balloon ascents primarily in England, France, and Germany. The bulk of the collection covers approximately the years 1720 to 1880 and was assembled by English collectors.The collection's images and topics range...
Dates: circa 1720 to 1925; Majority of material found within 1720 - 1880