Scope note: The Thomas Armat Papers consist of a few letters to Thomas Armat and members of his family and 67 glass negatives with photos of documents and early motion picture devices. The correspondence includes 1 letter from Thomas Edison to Armat crediting Armat with the invention of the motion picture projector and 1 letter from Orville Wright to Armat regarding the Smithsonian Institution. Many of the photos are of legal documents for a case, Armat Motion Picture Company v. Edison Manufacturing Company.
Accession data: Gift of Mrs. C. Brooke (Mary T.) Armat, July, 1988.
Bulk dates: 1895 - 1946 Span dates: 1895 - 1978
Extent: .75 LINEAR FEET
ACCESSION DATA: Gift of Mrs. C. Brooke (Mary T.) Armat, July, 1988.
BULK DATES: 1895 - 1946
SPAN DATES: 1895 - 1978 EXTENT: .75 LINEAR FEET