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RESOURCES ON WOMEN INVENTORS


Websites

Patents Issued to Wyoming Women (http://will.state.wy.us/sis/ptdl/women.html)
List of women living in Wyoming who have received U.S. patents; Data extracted from the Wyoming Inventors Database (http://cowgirl.state.wy.us/inventors/).

Women Inventors Index, 1790 - 1895 (http://staff.lib.muohio.edu/~shocker/FemInv/)
Database based on Women Inventors to whom Patents have been Granted by the United States Government, 1790-1895 (see below).


Books and Government Documents

Women Inventors to whom Patents have been Granted by the United States Government, 1790-1895 (PTDL I 23.5:W 84/1) List of women patentees compiled by the U.S. Patent Office.

Button to Biotech: U.S. Patenting by Women, 1977 to 1996 (PTDL C 21.2: B 97/1998/X) Report from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on U.S. patenting by women, includes supplemental data through 1998.

Stanley, Autumn. Mothers and Daughters of Invention. Rutgers University Press: New Brunswick, NJ, 1995. (PTDL T 36 .S73 1995)

Macdonald, Anne. Feminine Ingenuity: How Women Inventors Changed America. Ballantine Books: New York, 1992. (PTDL T 36 .M33 1992)

Vare, Ethlie Ann and Greg Ptacek. Patently Female. John Wiley: New York, 2002. (PTDL T 36 .V38 2002)

Jaffé, Deborah. Ingenious Women: From Tincture of Saffron to Flying Machines. Sutton Publishing: Phoenix Mill, 2003. (PTDL HQ 1397 .J34 2003)


Videos/DVDs

A Patent Bicentennial Tribute: Women Inventors, 1790 - 1990 (PTDL C 21.2-2:W 84)
Examines the history of women inventors in the United States.

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