Preserving the Past, Informing the Future
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Eventually, this database will include all patents issued to residents of the state of Connecticut, from the first decade of the 19th century to 1900. Due to the destruction by fire of the early records, the items patented prior to 1836 are sparse and incomplete. The current database of Connecticut patents ranges from 1800 through 1890.
Each patent record includes:
Patents awarded to non-Connecticut residents have been included in the database if the patent was assigned to a Connecticut resident, company or business.
The Museum has on file copies made from microfilm, for records dating from 1836 through 1871.
For further information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org