John Thompson Cowie collection
 
        John Thompson Cowie collection [textual record]. -- 1922-1923
1 cm of textual records
 
        John Thompson Cowie was born in Wellington in 1878 to parents Isabella (nee Matheson) and miner Archibald Cowie. In 1914, Cowie married Dora Grace Blackstaff. Cowie was a machinist and inventor. Cowie was the owner and operator, in partnership with his brother Jim and brother-in-law William Blackstaff, of Cowie Machine Works. Cowie was also an avid photographer. Cowie died in 1977, Dora died in 1980.
        Materials were donated by Cowie's grandson, Steve Cowie.
        Collection consists of French, British and Canadian patents for an improved nursing bottle.
        Title based on provenance.