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The papers of Thomas A. Edison

Author: Thomas A Edison; Reese Jenkins
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©1989-<©2011>
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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It concludes with Edison returning to the laboratory to develop new communications technology.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Archives
Biography
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
ISBN: 9781421412900 142141290X
OCLC Number: 868219595
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.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: editors, Reese V. Jenkins [and others].
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"A choplicking feast for future Edison biographers - well into the next century, and perhaps beyond." (Washington Post) "What is most extraordinary about the collection isn't necessarily what it Read more...

 
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