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Patents

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

C. M. McClung Company history by Dr. Ruth Stephens. Gift of Hugh Davis.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1977.003
Scope and Contents History of the C. M. McClung Company by Dr. Ruth Stephens; 1888 patent for Cranberry horse nails; 1909 letterhead; miscellaneous business papers.
Dates: 1888; 1909; 1977

F. W. Taylor Family Papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0239
Scope and Contents F.W. Taylor family papers, including: estate settlement papers of L. D. Franklin (n.d., 1841-1878); Graham family papers; Miller and Taylor family history; cabinet card of David Crockett; Treaty of Dumplin Creek program; Marshall J. Hughes patent papers, 1886; land grants and deeds, mostly in Grainger, Cocke, and Jefferson Counties, Tenn, n.d., 1795-1854 (some signed by William Carroll, Jos. McMinn, and President Franklin Pierce). Photocopies of land records are in folder 38; the donor kept the...
Dates: 1841-1878

Hugh Wheeler Sanford Papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0005
Scope and Contents Papers of Hugh Wheeler Sanford (1879-1961), an industrialist, inventor, financier, and author. Papers date from 1886-1963. He was the son of Edward Jackson and Emma Chavannes Sanford, graduated from Harvard University in 1900, returned to live in Knoxville. He was board chairman of Sanford-Day Iron Works and the Knoxville Metal Products Company and was a director of Fidelity Bankers Trust Company, Kimballs, Inc., Sanford Realty Company, and Manufacturers Acceptance Corporation. During World War...
Dates: 1886-1963

James Shields Papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0251
Scope and Contents James Shields (Grainger County, Tenn., 1827-1856). The Shields Papers contain correspondence to and from James Shields, Postmaster at Marshall's Ferry in Grainger County, Tennessee. The records represent primarily financial documents related to The Mineral Association from its establishment in 1845 and business documents related to its functioning for several years. The Mineral Association members were John Easterly, Solomon Cox, William R. Cox, John Walker, James Shields of Grainger County;...
Dates: 1827-1856

Jarnagin Account Books, ca. 1870s-1880s.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0083
Scope and Contents Account books, ledgers, and day books from: H. T. Jarnagin (Jarnagin, Tenn., 1870s-1880s); Carmichael and Jarnagin (1890s); Harris and Jarnagin (Morristown, Tenn., 1880s); Carmichael and Craig (1890s); Harris and Jarnagin (Tampico, Tenn., 1871-1872). Collection also includes: Cash book of the Tennessee Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy, 1922-1927; letter from F. C. Jarnagin written from Carson and Newman College, 1894; canceled checks of T. R. James, Morristown, Tenn; certificates...
Dates: 1870-1890

Patent grant to Marshall Hughes, N. Y., 1874.

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Identifier: MM.1988.005
Scope and Contents Patent granted by the United States Patent Office to Marshall J. Hughes of New York, N. Y., for improvements in Stereotype-plates. Patent granted January 13, 1874. Front page (and back cover) original document, signed with seal. Inner sheet contains printed information and drawing of Hughes’ patent. 1 document. Letters Patent No. 146,454.
Dates: 1874

Patents (Photocopies of patents filed by George Dempster, W. M. Fulton, A. F. Sanford, and H. W. Sanford).

 Collection
Identifier: MM.nd.055
Scope and Contents Photocopies of patents filed by George Dempster, W. M. Fulton, A. F. Sanford, and H. W. Sanford.
Dates: 1913-1964