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Fulton, Robert, 1765-1815



  • Existence: November 14, 1765 - February 23, 1815


Robert Fulton (1765-1815), American engineer and inventor.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Fowler & Wells Portrait Posters for Physiognomy Lectures

Call Number: YCAL MSS 1000

A set of nineteen posters with 112 bust portraits depicting identified men and women, primarily authors, artists, scientists, monarchs, and religious and political leaders from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, with a group of idealized heads illustrating characteristics identified by phrenologists.

Dates: circa 1860

Poem and signature, n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box 52: [Barcode: 39002137225273], Folder: GROUP 1836, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

Poem, one stanza, signed, regarding Fulton's ownership of the book from which the leaf was removed

Dates: n.d.

John Trumbull papers

Call Number: MS 506

The papers consist of correspondence, legal and financial records, and writings which document the artistic career, business ventures, and personal life of John Trumbull. The papers also include correspondence, diaries, and financial and legal records of other Trumbull family members and of related Huntington, Lanman, Silliman, and Wadsworth family members. Files of Theodore Sizer containing his research material and writings on John Trumbull are also in the papers.

Dates: 1750-1961

Eli Whitney papers

Call Number: MS 554
Abstract: The papers consist of correspondence and business papers relating to Eli Whitney's interests in developing the cotton gin and the manufacture of firearms employing a system of interchangeable parts. The papers include land records relating to the acquisition of property for the mill site, patents on inventions, account books and other financial records, and contracts and drawings concerning firearms production. Also included in the papers are records of Eli Whitney's estate, papers of Eli...
Dates: 1716-1959, bulk 1785-1881

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