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Thomas A. Edison collection, 1860-1980 (bulk 1860-1950).

Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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The Thomas A. Edison collection is an assembled collection organized into sixteen series covering a wide variety of topics related to the life and inventions of Edison. The bulk of the material are manuscripts relating to Edison's personal life and professional career, the papers of recording artists affiliated with Edison's various phonograph companies, and graphic materials. The collection also contains papers  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Financial records
Maps
Negatives
Patents
Photographs
Photograph albums
Scrapbooks
Sketches
Technical drawings
Named Person: Thomas A Edison; Edson family.; Henry Ford; Francis Jehl; Lewis Howard Latimer; Thomas A Edison; Edson family.; Henry Ford; Francis Jehl; Lewis Howard Latimer
Document Type: Archival Material
OCLC Number: 747428882
Notes: See also Accession 186, Greenfield Village Buildings records collection and Accession 1929, Edison Institute photographs.
Description: 53.6 cubic ft., 50 oversize boxes and 5 volumes.

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The Thomas A. Edison collection is an assembled collection organized into sixteen series covering a wide variety of topics related to the life and inventions of Edison. The bulk of the material are manuscripts relating to Edison's personal life and professional career, the papers of recording artists affiliated with Edison's various phonograph companies, and graphic materials. The collection also contains papers and photographs related to individual Edison Pioneers, the development and production of Edison inventions, and the friendship between Henry Ford and Thomas Edison, culminating in Ford's creation and dedication of the Edison Institute (now The Henry Ford) in 1929.

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