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The telephone book : Bell, Watson, Vail and American life, 1876-1976

Author: H M Boettinger
Publisher: Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y. : Riverwood Publishers, ©1977.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Boettinger, H.M.
Telephone book.
Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y. : Riverwood Publishers, ©1977
(OCoLC)749021677
Named Person: Alexander Graham Bell; Thomas Augustus Watson; Theodore Newton Vail; Alexander Graham Bell; Thomas Augustus Watson; Theodore Newton Vail; Alexander Graham Bell; Theodore Newton Vail; Thomas Augustus Watson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H M Boettinger
ISBN: 0914762095 9780914762096
OCLC Number: 2762057
Description: 189 pages, [8] folded leaves of plates : illustrations ; 32 cm
Contents: 1. Our "sixth-and-a-half" sense --
2. Communications before 1876 --
3. The lonely adventure of personal invention: Bell's early years --
The telephone pioneers, a photographic essay --
4. Helper extraordinary: Watson's apprenticeship --
5. An explosion of discovery: Chance and necessity --
Bell Telephone Laboratories, a photographic essay --
6. Centennial summer: A ripeness of time --
7. From idea to institution: The entrepreneurial epoch --
Western Electric, a photographic essay --
8. The late-blooming of Watson: Excursions and explorations --
9. Bell's harvest of eminence: Curiosity unbound --
The Bell Museum, a photographic essay --
10. A transcendent legacy of passion and purpose --
Epilogue --
Sources and acknowledgements --
Photographic credits --
Index.
Responsibility: H.M. Boettinger ; special photography by Richard A. Steinberg ; design by Ray Ripper.

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