Record #286

Date:
06/08/1926
Record Type:
Memo
From/By:
John Gentile
To:
Courtland Smith, President of the American Press Association
Reel:
Reel 2
Frame Start:
2-2194
Frame End:
2-2212
Legacy ID:
286
Legacy Year:
1926
Legacy Index:
Research

The Patents Office is going to dispose of all old models of patents in Washington. Gentile is anxious to acquire all early motion picture models and associated documentation for a national Motion Picture Museum. A Patent Office document on "Disposition of Old Models" is included; also, there is an earlier memo from Clarence Martin to Smith outlining a plan for the museum and details of its proposed contents, and a list of "motion picture relics obtainable."

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