The collection documents the life of independent inventor and psychologist Elmer Gates (1859-1923). He developed ideas related to experimental psychology and inventions in fields such as metallurgy, electricity, microscopy, X-rays, and pedagogy. Papers include correspondence, photographs, patents, articles and clippings, writings, and estate documents.
Elmer Gates Papers, 1894-1988 (bulk 1894-1910), Archives Center, National Museum of American History
2008.3012 (NMAH Acc.)
2008.3013 (NMAH Acc.)
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves