North Carolina State University, Committees, Patent and Invention Committee Records 1940-1979

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Creator
North Carolina State University. Patent and Invention Committee
Size
1.5 linear feet (3 archival boxes)
Call number
UA 022.022

The records of the North Carolina State University (earlier North Carolina State College) Committee on Patents and Inventions are dated from 1940 to the 1970s. The Committee was appointed by the North Carolina State College Dean of Administration, Colonel J. W. Harrelson. The committee members were faculty of North Carolina State College. The records include patent policy and procedures, patent and invention disclosures, agenda, minute and meeting notes, annual reports, examples of patent and invention diagrams, Invention management brochures and articles of incorporation of the North Carolina State College Research Foundation.

In 1940 Colonel J. W. Harrelson, Dean of Administration of North Carolina State College (later University), appointed a committee of faculty members to make recommendations on institutional policy governing patents and inventions developed in the laboratories of the college and to prepare papers, by-laws and other documents necessary for the establishment of a research foundation at the college. The name of the corporation was the North Carolina State College Research Foundation. The purpose of the corporation was to promote educational objectives by encouraging, fostering and conducting scientific investigations and industrial research and by training and developing persons for the conduct of such investigations and research. The Patent and Invention Committee was also responsible for reviewing patent applications and patent disclosures and for issuing patents to corporations or individuals.

Biographical/historical note

In 1940 Dean of Administration of North Carolina State College (later University), Colonel J. W. Harrelson appointed a group of faculty members of the College to be a part of the Patent and Inventions Committee to make recommendations on an institutional policy governing patents and inventions developed in the laboratories of the college and to prepare papers, by-laws and other documents necessary for the establishment of a research foundation at the college. The name of the corporation was the North Carolina State College Research Foundation.

The purposed of the corporation were to encourage, foster and conduct scientific investigations and industrial research and to train and develop persons for the conduct of such investigations and research.

The Patent and Invention Committee was also responsible for reviewing patent applications and patent disclosures and for issuing patents to corporations or individuals.

Scope/content

The Committee on Patents and Inventions records are dated from 1940 to the 1970s. The records include patent policy and procedures, patent and invention disclosures, agenda, minute and meeting notes, annual reports, examples of patent and invention diagrams, invention management brochures and articles of incorporation of the North Carolina State College Research Foundation.

Arrangement

Collection is arranged chronologically.

Use of these materials

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], North Carolina State University, Committees, Patent and Invention Committee Records, UA 022.022, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Transferred from North Carolina State University, Patent and Invention Committee.

Processing information

Processed by Vivian Phinizy, February 2011; Finding aid by Vivian Phinizy, February 2011

Meetings, Policies and Procedures, Diagrams and Annual Reports 1940-1969 1 of 2
Box 1, Folder data_value_missing_b31f3338b1a5ee8c429dc0a92c0ce28e
Meetings, Policies and Procedures, Diagrams and Annual Reports 1940-1969 2 0f 2
Box 1, Folder 2
Meetings, Policies and Procedures, Diagrams and Annual Reports 1970 1 0f 2
Box 1, Folder 3
Meetings, Policies and Procedures, Diagrams and Annual Reports 1970 2 0f 2
Box 1, Folder 4
Meetings, Policies and Procedures, Diagrams and Annual Reports 1971 1 of 3
Box 1, Folder 5
Meetings, Policies and Procedures, Diagrams and Annual Reports 1971 2 of 3
Box 1, Folder 6
Meetings, Policies and Procedures, Diagrams and Annual Reports 1971 3 of 3
Box 1, Folder 7
Meetings, Policies and Procedures, Diagrams and Annual Reports 1972 1 of 2
Box 1, Folder 8
Meetings, Policies and Procedures, Diagrams and Annual Reports 1972 2 of 2
Box 2, Folder 1
Meetings, Policies and Procedures, Diagrams and Annual Reports 1973 1 of 2
Box 2, Folder 2
Meetings, Policies and Procedures, Diagrams and Annual Reports 1973 2 of 2
Box 2, Folder 3
Meetings, Policies and Procedures, Diagrams and Annual Reports 1974 1 of 3
Box 2, Folder 4
Meetings, Policies and Procedures, Diagrams and Annual Reports 1974 2 of 3
Box 2, Folder 5
Meetings, Policies and Procedures, Diagrams and Annual Reports 1974 3 of 3
Box 2, Folder 6
Meetings, Policies and Procedures, Diagrams and Annual Reports 1975 1 of 3
Box 2, Folder 7
Meetings, Policies and Procedures, Diagrams and Annual Reports 1975 2 of 3
Box 3, Folder 1
Meetings, Policies and Procedures, Diagrams and Annual Reports 1975 3 of 3
Box 3, Folder 2
Meetings, Policies and Procedures, Diagrams and Annual Reports 1976 1 of 3
Box 3, Folder 3
Meetings, Policies and Procedures, Diagrams and Annual Reports 1976 2 of 3
Box 3, Folder 4
Meetings, Policies and Procedures, Diagrams and Annual Reports 1976 3 of 3
Box 3, Folder 5
Meetings, Policies and Procedures, Diagrams and Annual Reports 1977 1 of 2
Box 3, Folder 6
Meetings, Policies and Procedures, Diagrams and Annual Reports 1977 2 of 2
Box 3, Folder 7
Meetings, Policies and Procedures, Diagrams and Annual Reports 1978
Box 3, Folder 8
Meetings, Policies and Procedures, Diagrams and Annual Reports 1979
Box 3, Folder 9

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], North Carolina State University, Committees, Patent and Invention Committee Records, UA 022.022, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.