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Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: February 11, 1847-October 18, 1931

Thomas A. Edison (1847-1931), American inventor and businessman.

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

George Miller Beard papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 584
Overview: Correspondence, writings, biographical material and other papers of George M. Beard, physician and specialist in the treatment of mental and nervous disorders. Included are materials relating to his work on the medical uses of electricity and his pioneering work in the definition of criminal insanity, as well as papers relating to his interest in spiritualism. Also included are a number of letters received by his daughter, Grace Alden Beard, related to a biographical study of her father.
Dates: 1853-1923

John Hays Hammond Sr. papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 259
Overview: Correspondence and printed material concerning the business affairs of the Consolidated Gold Fields of South Africa, the economic development of South Africa, and the Jameson Raid; together with articles and speeches (1893-1934) relating to Hammond's activities as a speechmaker in behalf of the Republican Party, organizer of the National League of Republican Clubs, special ambassador and representative of President William Howard Taft to the coronation of George V, king of Great Britain, and...
Dates: 1893-1936

Matthew Josephson papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 26
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, journals, subject files, and writings that document Josephson's life and provide information on the subjects of his research.
Dates: 1917-1979 (inclusive)

Love family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 12
Overview: Correspondence, printed materials, theater programs, photographs and other papers of Lucy Cleveland Prindle Love and Helen Douglas Love Scranton, wife and daughter, respectively, of Edward Gurley Love and active in New York social and cultural life in the early 20th century.The correspondence is chiefly from theatrical personalities and writers and concerns cultural life in New York City. Prominent among the correspondents are Pearl S. Buck, Andrew Carnegie, Thomas Alva Edison, Clara Clemens,...
Dates: 1872-1958

Mailliard Family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 341
Overview: The major part of these papers consist of correspondence, business papers and memorabilia relating to Joseph Bonaparte, ex-king of Naples and Spain. These were accumulated by Louis Hypolite Mailliard who acted as secretary to Bonaparte and was later executor of his estate. Most of these papers related to the affairs of the estate, including property in Bordentown, New Jersey, where Napoleon lived in exile from 1816 to 1839. A small amount of the correspondence as well as journals kept by Louis...
Dates: 1785-1896

Joseph Bradley Murray collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 363
Overview: A collection of autograph letters, manuscripts, portraits, and clippings of and relating principally to European and American scientists of the 18th through the 20th centuries. The collector, Joseph Bradley Murray, was a businessman and member of the Class of 1910, Sheffield Scientific School, Yale University.
Dates: 1706-1958

James D. and Eleanor F. Newton papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1592
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, audiotape transcripts, subject files, writings, and printed material relating to Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, Harvey Firestone, Alexis Carrel, and Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh, and used for the book Uncommon friends: Life with Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, Harvey Firestone, Alexis Carrel & Charles Lindbergh, by James D. Newton. Also included are correspondence, subject files, and writings relating to Eleanor Forde...
Dates: 1872-2000

Note : Menlo, New Jersey, to Speed, 1878 Apr 4

 Part of Collection — Box: 66, Folder: GROUP 2595, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC

E. Robert Schmitz Papers

 Collection
Call Number: MSS 54
Overview: Music, correspondence and other papers, photographs, and additional materials by and about the Franco-American pianist and composer E. Robert Schmitz (1889-1949)
Dates: 1909-1991 (inclusive)