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Wadsworth W. Mount Papers, 1920-1984

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Creator:
Mount, Wadsworth W. 1907-1985
Donor:
Mount, John W
Physical description:
10.5 cu. ft. : 33 boxes
Type:
Correspondence
Collection descriptions
Laboratory notebooks
Photographs
Date:
1920
1920-1984
20th century
Notes:
Inventor.
Summary:
Archival materials documenting five of Mount's numerous inventions: the solar still, a jet power burner, turnbuckles and swivel connectors for boats, the "wadnut" (a self-tightening fastener), and a method of joining industrial piping. The papers include notes on concepts, and on testing and prototypes; correspondence with patent attorneys and potential industrial users of the devices; photographs; biographical information on Mount; and a general subject file on his inventions.
Cite as:
Wadsworth W. Mount Papers, 1920-1985, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of John W. Mount
Topic:
Inventors
Local number:
1989.3105 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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