American bridge patents : the first century (1790-1890) / [edited by] Emory L. Kemp

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Subjects: Bridges--Patents
Patents--United States--History--19th century
Civil engineering--History--19th century
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: Morgantown : West Virginia University Press, 2005
LC Classification: T, TG
Physical Description: xiii, 184 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 x 26 cm
Table of Contents: Patents punctuate the history of nineteenth-century bridges / Emory L. Kemp 3
The development of the U.S. patent system / Shelley Birdsong-Maddox 79
Discovering technological and engineering history through U.S. patent drawings : a personal view / Eric N. DeLony 99
A gallery of patent drawings 115
Researching bridge patents on the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Website / Larry N. Sypolt 125
A list of over six hundred bridge patents 135
Additional Authors: Kemp, Emory Leland
Notes: LCCN: 2005930517
ISBN: 1933202068
Contents: Preface / Emory L. Kemp -- Patents punctuate the hisotry of nineteenth-century bridges / E.L. Kemp -- Developmnent of the U.S. patent system / Shelley Birdsong-Maddex -- Discovering technological and engineering history through U.S. patent drawings: a personal view / Eric N. DeLony -- Gallery of patent drawings -- Researching bridge patents on the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office web site / Larry N. Sypolt -- List of over six hundred bridge patents / L.N. Sybolt
OCLC Number: 63118575
ISBN/ISSN: 1933202068