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Patents, 1917 - 1955

DA-35: Dartmouth Medical School, Eye Institute records
Identifier: 25993


Series contains correspondence about patents, patent assignments, agreements, and descriptions of ophthalmological patents granted to Adelbert Ames, Jr., other members of the DEI and Dartmouth College. There are American patent applications and claims, and Letters Patent for many of the American, British, Canadian and French patents. Descriptions of ophthalmological patents granted to non-DEI inventors are also included; these seem to have been used as reference files by the DEI. Much of the correspondence concerns details of the patent application and claims process. Of note is the 1934 contracted agreement between Dartmouth College and American Optical Company covering use and rights of patents between the two organizations. Another noteworthy document concerns the release of all patent rights by Mr. and Mrs. Adelbert Ames, Jr. to Dartmouth College. The series is arranged alphabetically by folder title.


  • 1917 - 1955

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