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General Electric NELA Park Collection, ca. 1890s-1969

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Creator:
General Electric Company
Donor:
Gotti, Mary Beth
Collector:
Information, Technology and Society, Div. of (NMAH, SI)
Physical description:
5 cu. ft. : 22 boxes
Type:
Stock certificates
Collection descriptions
Blotters (writing equipment)
Advertisements
Manuals
Photographs
Business records
Stereographs
Scrapbooks
Diaries
Travel diaries
Lantern slides
Date:
1890
1890-1969
ca 1890s-1969
1880s-1960s
19th century
20th century
Notes:
Named for National Electric Lamp Association, NELA Park has been the home of General Electric Lighting Company since 1913. It is both administrative headquarters and research laboratory for GE's lighting business.
Summary:
Includes business records and internal company reports, correspondence and memoranda; photographs and stereographs; product guides containing information about the products or about prices; and advertising and promotional materials, including a collection of advertising blotters.
Cite as:
General Electric NELA Park Collection, ca. 1890s-1969, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Electric lighting
Electricity
Local number:
2002.3019 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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