Oregon State UniversitySpecial Collections & Archives Research Center

Patent Committee Records, 1917-1963

Scope and Content Note

The Patent Committee Records document the development and management of patent policy for Oregon State University. The records include substantive correpondence between the committee and A.L. Strand, OSU president, as well as the Research Corporation, which evaluated and managed patents for Oregon State. The records include materials pertaining to numerous inventions by Oregon State faculty, including Vernon H. Cheldelin, R.L. Goulding, Tsoo E. King, W.J. Kroll, R.O. Sinnhuber, and C.H. Wang. A file pertaining to the maraschino cherry is included. Some of the patent files contain photographs and plans or drawings for the inventions.


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