Yale, Linus, 1821-1868

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Dates:
Birth 1821-12-04
Death 1868-12-25
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Linus Yale: manufactured first lock at Shelburne Falls, Mass., 1851, known as "Yale Infallible Bank Lock"; improved this lock, 1851-1860; received patent for "Cylinder Lock", 1861; with Henry R. Towne established the Yale Lock Manufacturing Company, 1868, with a plant in Stamford, Connecticut.

From the description of Linus Yale papers, 1821-1873 (inclusive), 1844-1873 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702169188

From the guide to the Linus Yale papers, 1821-1873, (Manuscripts and Archives)

Linus Yale manufactured his first lock at Shelburne Falls, Mass. in 1851, known as the "Yale Infallible Bank Lock." He improved this lock between 1851 and 1860; received a patent for a "Cylinder Lock" in 1861; and, with Henry R. Towne established the Yale Lock Manufacturing Company in 1868, with a plant in Stamford, Connecticut.

From the description of Linus Yale, ALS: Shelburne Falls, to G. G. Benedict, 1864. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64652007

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Subjects:

  • Locks and keys
  • Women artists
  • Business
  • Locksmiths
  • Small business--United States
  • Industry
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Small business

Occupations:

  • Inventors
  • Businessmen

Places:

  • Wisconsin (as recorded)
  • Wisconsin (as recorded)
  • Boston (Mass.) (as recorded)
  • New Haven (Conn.) (as recorded)
  • Boston (Mass.) (as recorded)
  • New Haven (Conn.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • New York (N.Y.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • New York (N.Y.) (as recorded)