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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Purvis

William Purvis may refer to: William Purvis (Blind Willie) (1752–1832), British blind singer-songwriter; Billy Purvis (1853) (1784–1853), British entertainer and ...

blackinventor.com/william-purvis

Nov 26, 2012 ... William Purvis realized how much of an inconvenience it was to have to carry around a bottle of ink whenever you needed to sign a contract or ...

www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=63249595

Dec 23, 2010 ... Birth: Aug. 12, 1838. Pennsylvania, USA. Death: Aug. 10, 1914. Philadelphia Philadelphia County Pennsylvania, USA. African-American ...

www.ask.com/youtube?q=W+B+Purvis&v=1UuNQdt6RXA
Mar 14, 2010 ... This video was done to promote black history month education at Mt Gilead Missionary Baptist church. displaying the who came up with the ...

theinventors.org/library/inventors/blwilliampurvis.htm

William Purvis invented an improvement to the fountain pen.

www.theblacktechreport.com/index.php/2011/02/23/day-23-william-b-purvis-28-days-of-black-history-in-technology

Feb 23, 2011 ... William B. Purvis (Date of birth unknown) he was an inventor in the late 1800's. He was a African American inventor who decided to make a ...

the-family-meeting.com/2011/02/10/william-b-purvis-todays-black-history-month-highlight

Feb 10, 2011 ... On January 7, 1890, W.B. Purvis, one of our great African-American inventors, received a patent for the fountain pen. Purvis saw the need for a ...

www.aaregistry.org/historic_events/view/fountain-pen-patent-awarded

On this date in 1890, William B. Purvis was awarded a patent for a fountain pen. Purvis was from Philadelphia and obtained his first patent on a paper bag ...

drbacchus.com/william-purvis-and-fountain-pens

Jun 15, 2009 ... Today I saw an ad for the UNCF that indicated that the fountain pen was invented by an African American, William Purvis. This struck me as ...