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James Smathers papers, 1957-1981.
BANC MSS 84/133 z; BANC MSS 84/133 c
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Title:

James Smathers papers, 1957-1981
History of science and technology collection

Creator/Contributor:

Smathers, James Fields, 1888-1967, creator

Abstract:

Correspondence primarily concerned with his invention of the electrial typebar typewriter in 1913. Detailed letters to longtime friend, Mrs. Edgar Sherman, document his experiences with the realities of patent rights, royalities, production and marketing.

Date:

1957 (issued)

Subject:

International Business Machines Corporation.
Inventions -- Patents
Electrical engineering
Patents
Typewriters
Electric typewriters

Note:

Included in: History of Science and Technology Collection.

Type:

Photographs.

Physical Description:

print
1 portfolio.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 84/133 z
BANC MSS 84/133 c

Origin:

California