Lilly Library Manuscript Collections


The Hickman mss., 1925-1962 consist of letters of patent and correspondence concerning the patents issued to Clarence Nichols Hickman, 1889- , physicist. The patents for over 70 inventions, are related to Hickman's work for Bell Telephone Laboratories and the Atomic Energy Commission. Among the patents are several for magnetic recorders; telephone relays and switches; and rocket parts, devices and powders.

Collection size: 88 items

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