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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 6 Collections and/or Records:

Francis Bitter papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0077

These papers document the career of Francis Bitter, who helped establish the National Magnet Laboratory at MIT. The bulk of the collection postdates 1934, when Bitter came to MIT. The papers consist primarily of correspondence with colleagues, professional societies, and concerns that hired him as a consultant.

Dates: 1925 - 1967

John G. Trump papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0223
Scope and Contents The collection contains the papers of John G. Trump, 1907-1985, professor of electrical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). It includes material about Trump's study of the use of energized electrons to disinfect municipal sludge; patents issued to Trump and Robert J. Van de Graaff; and information about Trump's involvement with professional associations and other professional activities.One can also find in this collection administrative and research...
Dates: 1933 - 1981

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the Vice President for Research and Associate Provost, records of David Litster

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0517
Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection consists primarily of the administrative records of Vice President of Research and Provost David Litster. Some records created by Vice President Kenneth Smith and Associate Provost for Research Charlene Placido are included. Personnel and patent files are mixed through the collection which needs to be processed before providing access.

Dates: 1981 - 2001

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Patent Management Committee records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0064
Scope and Contents of the Collection

This collection contains minutes, correspondence, and agendas of meetings (1931-1960) of the Patent Policy Committee of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. It also includes minutes, correspondence, and memoranda of meetings of the Patent Management Committee from its founding in 1942 until 1968. Also included are minutes of joint meetings of the Patent Committee and the Patent Management Committee.

Dates: 1931 - 1968

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Technology Licensing Office records

Identifier: AC-0503

The largest set of material in the Technology Licensing Office collection (AC-0503) consists of case files in series 1 (invention disclosure case files). Records in collection AC-0503 were transferred to the permanent holdings of the Institute Archives beginning in 2004, but files, especially case files, may be created over a period of time. Therefore, documents in files will have dates earlier than 2004.

Dates: approximately 1999 - 2015