Research & Collections News
January 22, 2018
This Inventor Played His Cards Right
While reading through the patent document for Andrew Dougherty’s Improvement in Registering Mechanism for Printing-Presses, I was surprised to find his claim that the invention was “especially serviceable in printing… playing-cards” (Patent No. 178,608).
November 20, 2017
NHPRC Project: Introduction to the Ken White and Marshall Johnson Collections
Last month I began a new project in the Hagley Manuscript and Archives Department: processing the collections of two influential men in the history of industrial design: Ken White and Marshall Johnson. This project is made possible through a grant from the National Historical Publications and Rec