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Elihu Thomson Collection, 1900-1932

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Author:
Thomson, Elihu (electrical engineer) 1853-1937
Collector:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI
Subject:
Thomson Electric Welding Company
Thomson Spot Welder Company
Physical description:
0.5 cubic feet
1 box
Type:
Photographs
Collection descriptions
Patents
Bulletins
Notes
Sales literature
Date:
1900
1900-1932
1900-1950
Notes:
Elihu Thomson (1853-1937), scientist, inventor, and electrical manufacturer, did important work in arc lighting, electric welding, and electrical manufacturing.
Summary:
Material documenting the activities of the Thomson Electric Welding Company and the Thomson Spot Welder Company. Includes copies of patents issued to Thomson or his employees, bulletins on electric resistance welding published by the companies, photographs of electric welding equipment, sales literature, historical notes on Elihu Thomson, and a ledger containing a record of the Factory Committee, presumably for one of Thomson's plants, 1911-1913.
Cite as:
Elihu Thomson Collection, 1900-1932, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Electric welding
Welding
Electrical manufacturing
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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