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William J. Hammer Collection, ca. 1874-1935; 1955-1957

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Collector:
Hammer, William J (Wiiliam Joseph) (electrical engineer) 1858-1934
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI
Subject:
Berliner, Emile 1851-1929
Edison, Thomas A (Thomas Alva) 1847-1931
Johnson, Edward H
Curie, Pierre
Curie, Marie
Upton, Francis R
Jehl, Francis
Tesla, Nikola 1857-1943
Sprague, Frank J
Batchelor, George
Bell, Alexander Graham 1847-1922
Physical description:
23 cu. ft.: 101 boxes
Type:
Photographs
Collection descriptions
Correspondence
Place:
Menlo Park (N.J.)
Date:
1874
1957
ca 1874-1935 1955-1957
20th century
1930-1950
1850-1900
Notes:
Hammer was a consulting electrical engineer with broad interests in science and technology. He began his career as an assistant in Edison's Menlo Park Laboratory and progressed through various states of involvement in projects from incandescent lighting to wire recording.
Summary:
Original documents and papers generated by William J. Hammer and by various companies and individuals with whom he was associated. Includes material related to the research and inventions of Edison, Bell, Tesla, the Curies, etc.
Cite as:
William J. Hammer Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Electrical engineering
Incandescent lamps
Selenium cells
Radium
Cathode rays
X-rays
Phosphorescence
Fluorescence
Wire recording
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William J. Hammer Collection ca. 1874-1935; 1955-1957 [Hammer, William J (Wiiliam Joseph) (electrical engineer) 1858-1934]
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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