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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Jenkins, Reese V.
Papers of Thomas A. Edison : The Making of an Inventor, February 1847-June 1874.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2014
|Named Person:||Thomas A Edison; Thomas A Edison; Thomas A Edison|
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Thomas A Edison; Reese Jenkins
|Notes:||Vol. 4 edited by Paul B. Israel, Keith A. Nier, Louis Carlat.|
|Description:||1 online resource (volumes <1-7> :) : illustrations|
|Contents:||Cover; Contents; Calendar of Documents; Preface; Introduction; Chronology of Thomas A. Edison, 1847-1873; Thomas A. Edison and His Papers; Editorial Policy; Editorial Symbols; List of Abbreviations; 1 Edison's Boyhood and Itinerant Years: February 1847-March 1868 (Docs. 1-26); 2 The Nascent Inventor: March-December 1868 (Docs. 27-50); 3 From Operator to Inventor-Entrepreneur: January-June 1869 (Docs. 51-69); 4 Establishing Connections in New York: July-December 1869 (Docs. 70-88); 5 New Alliances: January-June 1870 (Docs. 89-101). 6 Expansion and Diversification: July-December 1870 (Docs. 102-135)7 New Resources: January-June 1871 (Docs. 135A-274); 8 Innumerable Machines in the Mind: July-December 1871 (Docs. 175-214); 9 An Inventive Flurry: January-June 1872 (Docs. 215-263); 10 The Ascendancy of Manufacturing: July-December 1872 (Docs. 264-279); 11 Multiple Efforts: January-April 1873 (Docs. 280-317); 12 The English Venture: May-June 1873 (Docs. 318-340); Appendix 1. Edison's Autobiographical Notes; Appendix 2. Bibliographic Essay: Edison's Boyhood and Itinerant Years; Appendix 3. The American Patent System. Appendix 4. Edison's U.S. Patents, 1868-1873Bibliography; Credits; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z.|
|Responsibility:||editors, Reese V. Jenkins [and others].|
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