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Harry Winster Ligon papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS823

Scope and Content

This collection contains patents, diagrams, papers, and correspondence related to inventions by Harry W. Ligon between 1908 and 1930. These papers include petitions and patents with accompanying diagrams for cotton ginning machines and related valves. Also included is a petition for a game or amusement device.


  • 1908-1930, undated


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Administrative/Biographical History

Harry Winster Ligon was an Atlanta, Georgia, resident and inventor. He petitioned for patents for cotton ginning machinery and a games and amusement device. Additional biographical information about Harry Winster Ligon has not been determined.


0.25 linear ft. (one half document case)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1984
Harry Winster Ligon papers
Laura Starratt
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Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305