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Phono-Cylinders: Edited by and from the Collection of George A. Blacker- dubs--sampler

Producer:
Blacker, George A.  Search this
Creator:
Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931  Search this
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919  Search this
Lauder, Harry, Sir, 1870-1950.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 5 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Contents:
Let us not forget (Thomas Edison)--Farmer and the businessman (Theodore Roosevelt)--I've got the mumps (Irene Franklin)--The Kitty lads (Harry Lauder)--Tramp, tramp, tramp (Harlan, Stanley and Chorus)
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-5RR-1192

FLP.46402
General:
CDR copy
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Topic:
Popular music  Search this
Sound recordings--Production and direction  Search this
Cylinder recordings  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-5RR-1192
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection
Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 9: Audio Recordings / CD / CDR copy
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5b58858b3-0740-4ee3-837b-b5f54a3d8f38
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref19677

Thomas Edison and his original dynamo, Edison Works, Orange, N.J. 13002 interpositive

Topic:
PROMINENT MEN
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
H.C. White Co.  Search this
Names:
Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (3 3/4" x 7")
Type:
Archival materials
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
New Jersey
Orange (N.J.)
Local Numbers:
RSN 7249

Video number 06186
General:
Similar to RSN 5176
Currently stored in box 1.2.8 [5], moved from [148].
Copy and Version Identification Note:
144
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Factories -- New Jersey  Search this
Interior architecture -- New Jersey  Search this
Portraits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 1: H. C. White glass plates / 1.2: H.C. White Interpositives / RSN Numbers 7150-7249
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep87b2ee72e-c5b0-4748-8cf2-c498a1b660d0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref16534

Thomas A. Edison with his family, at their beautiful home [Llewellyn Park, New Jersey]. [Active no. 10028 : stereo interpositive

Topic:
Other Famous Men (catalog "tour" title)
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Names:
Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (5" x 8".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Llewellyn Park (New Jersey)
New Jersey
Date:
[ca. 1900?]
Local Numbers:
RSN 23686
General:
Currently stored in box 3.2.33 [145].
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Portraits, Group -- 1900-1910  Search this
Dwellings -- New Jersey  Search this
Family -- New Jersey  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 23676-23777
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8bf934ee3-4e64-45fd-87d6-c6b650b00c96
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref21453

Thomas Edison and his original dynamo, Edison Works, Orange, N.J. [Active no. 13002 : stereo photonegative.]

Topic:
PROMINENT MEN
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
H.C. White Co.  Search this
Names:
Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (3 3/4" x 7".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
New Jersey
Orange (New Jersey)
Local Numbers:
RSN 5176
General:
Similar to RSN 7249. Orig. no. 144.
Currently stored in box 1.1.28 [160A], moved from [148].
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Factories -- New Jersey  Search this
Inventors -- New Jersey  Search this
Portraits -- Men -- New Jersey  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 1: H. C. White glass plates / 1.1: H.C. White Negatives / RSN Numbers 5137-5241
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep890aa4853-e87b-4428-be93-724329cc08eb
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref5153

Thomas Edison and his original dynamo, Edison Works, Orange, N.J. 13002 [photonegative.]

Topic:
PROMINENT MEN
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
H.C. White Co.  Search this
Names:
Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (3 3/4" x 7")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
New Jersey
Orange (New Jersey)
Local Numbers:
RSN 5176

Video number 03960
General:
Currently stored in box 1.1.28 [160A], moved from [148].
Similar to RSN 7249
Copy and Version Identification Note:
144
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Factories -- New Jersey  Search this
Machinery -- New Jersey  Search this
Portraits -- Men -- New Jersey  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 1: H. C. White glass plates / 1.1: H.C. White Negatives / RSN Numbers 5137-5241
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8c7f33d04-2259-422f-8aed-67d44e4c9ebd
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref5214

Gordon Hendricks Motion Picture History Papers

Creator:
Hendricks, Gordon  Search this
Names:
Dickson, William Kennedy Laurie  Search this
Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931  Search this
Extent:
27 Cubic feet (55 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Correspondence
Clippings
Field notes
Notes
Flip books
Professional papers
Date:
1895-1970
Summary:
Contains Gordon Hendricks's collection of clippings, correspondence, and research notes, and other professional papers related to his books and articles on motion picture history. Includes files on Edison, William Kennedy Laurie Dickson, and other pioneers in motion picture inventions.
Scope and Contents note:
This large collection contains correspondence, notes, and copies of documents from many repositories, which were used as research materials for Hendricks's publications in this field, as well as black-and-white photographs. Copies of photographs come from the Edison National Historic Site archives, Eastman House, the Smithsonian, and other museums. Gordon Hendricks stored his research material in grey binders, orange manuscript boxes, clay-colored folders, and black binders, hence the grey, orange, clay and black series. It is not certain whether this arrangement represented an identification or coding system related to separate projects or whether it simply reflects the chronology of his work through a succession of filing and boxing systems.

Hendricks's arrangement has been retained generally, and the series arrangement of the collection reflects Hendricks's original groupings. Series 1 consists of Lantern slides, Series 2 of material found in grey binders, Series 3 of material found in orange boxes, Series 4 of material in clay-colored folders, Series 5 of material in black binders and Series 6 is the miscellaneous series. [These groupings have been identified, as David Burgevin conducted an inventory while the collection was in its original containers.]

These papers contain much correspondence and other materials relating to Hendricks's books in the field of motion picture history, such as copies of manuscripts, and galley proofs. Photographs: Graphic materials included in the collection, such as photographs, frequently are not original but are copies of items from repositories in which Hendricks did research. However, there are a few noteworthy original items, such as examples of motion picture flip books (one partly intact, plus loose fragments from this flip book and others).
Biographical/Historical note:
Hendricks was an art historian who wrote works on painters such as Albert Bierstadt and Thomas Eakins, as well as on early motion picture history, including analyses of inventors of apparatus and technology; in his book THE EDISON MOTION PICTURE MYTH he showed how Edison's assistant, W. K. L. Dickson, and other inventors actually were responsible for the development of cinematic technology for which Edison unfairly took credit. Hendricks apparently was born in 1917 and died in 1980.
Related Materials:
Some materials from this collection, primarily photographs of apparatus, are in the Division of Work and Industry, History Photographic History Collection.

129 black-and-white photographs, many copy prints used as illustrations in Gordon Hendricks books, and other images of early motion picture apparatus are in the Gordon Hendricks Collection in the Photographic History Division. The Collection also includes 240 glass plate negatives, which appear to have been taken in Europe, and a binder of contact prints of the negatives.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Gordon Hendricks, through Guido Castelli, February 13, 1990.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Motion pictures -- History -- 1890-1930  Search this
Motion picture devices -- 1890-1930  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence -- 1930-1950
Clippings
Field notes
Notes
Flip books
Professional papers
Citation:
The Gordon Hendricks Motion Picture History Papers, 1895-1970, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0369
See more items in:
Gordon Hendricks Motion Picture History Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8cf93c4db-8f6f-425d-9846-e145e308e638
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0369
Online Media:

[Thomas Edison to Leo Baekeland: typescript letter.]

Author:
Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931  Search this
Names:
Baekeland, L. H. (Leo Hendrik), 1863-1944  Search this
Weston, Edward, Dr.(inventor)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Baekeland, L. H. (Leo Hendrik), 1863-1944  Search this
Extent:
2 Pages (Ink on paper., 11.1" x 8.4".)
Container:
Box 9, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Pages
Signatures (names)
Letters (correspondence)
Typescripts
Date:
21 October 1924
Scope and Contents:
Typed on stationery with letterhead, "From the Laboratory / of / Thomas A. Edison, / Orange, N.Y." Edison writes to contest statements made by Baekeland about the efficiency of electrical dynamos built by Dr. Edward Weston, a competitor of Edison's. With Edison's signature and a handwritten postscript: "All this is well known to the Electrical [sic] / world and article is often quoted in / derision."
Local Numbers:
AC0005-0000036-1.tif (AC Scan: p. 1)

AC0005-0000036-2.tif (AC Scan, p. 2)
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Electric generators  Search this
Dynamos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Signatures (names)
Letters (correspondence) -- 1920-1930
Typescripts -- 1920-1930
Collection Citation:
Leo Baekeland Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Leo H. Baekeland Papers
Leo H. Baekeland Papers / Series 3: Correspondence / 3.1: Personal correspondence / Edison Thomas A.
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep84eee759a-fb86-4818-b376-ee073a26ac29
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0005-ref3048
Online Media:

The Albatross: Interior science room [A]

Subject:
Edison, Thomas A (Thomas Alva) 1847-1931  Search this
Albatross (Steamer)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1 Color: Black and White; Size: 11w x 8h; Type of Image: Interior; Medium: Photographic Print
Type:
Photographic print
Interior
Place:
Woods Hole (Mass.)
Date:
Circa 1900
Topic:
Ships  Search this
Electricity  Search this
Lighting  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2009-2269 and 85-6483
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12102

The Albatross: Interior science room [B]

Subject:
Edison, Thomas A (Thomas Alva) 1847-1931  Search this
Albatross (Steamer)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1 Color: Sepia; Size: 11w x 8h; Type of Image: Interior; Medium: Photographic Print
Type:
Photographic print
Interior
Date:
Circa 1900
Topic:
Ships  Search this
Electricity  Search this
Lighting  Search this
Science  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2009-2270 and 85-6483
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12103

The Albatross: Interior Science Room (C)

Subject:
Edison, Thomas A (Thomas Alva) 1847-1931  Search this
Albatross (Steamer)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1 Color: Black and White; Size: 5.5w x 4h; Type of Image: Interior; Medium: Photographic Print
Type:
Photographic print
Interior
Date:
Circa 1900
Topic:
Electricity  Search this
Lighting  Search this
Ships  Search this
Science  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2009-3216 and 85-6483
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12104

The Albatross: Fore Ship (A)

Subject:
Edison, Thomas A (Thomas Alva) 1847-1931  Search this
Albatross (Steamer)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1 Color: Sepia; Size: 11w x 8h; Type of Image: Exterior; Medium: Photographic Print
Type:
Photographic print
Exterior
Date:
circa 1900
Topic:
Ships  Search this
Electricity  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2009-2271 and 85-6485
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12105

The Albatross: Fore Ship (B)

Subject:
Edison, Thomas A (Thomas Alva) 1847-1931  Search this
Albatross (Steamer)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1 Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h ; Type of Image: Exterior ; Medium: Photographic Print
Type:
Photographic print
Exterior
Date:
Circa 1900
Topic:
Electricity  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2009-3220 and 85-6485
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12106

The Albatross: Mess Room (A)

Subject:
Edison, Thomas A (Thomas Alva) 1847-1931  Search this
Albatross (Steamer)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1 Color: Black and White ; Size: 5.5w x 4h ; Type of Image: Interior ; Medium: Photographic Print
Type:
Photographic print
Interior
Date:
Circa 1900
Topic:
Electricity  Search this
Ships  Search this
Table  Search this
Chairs  Search this
Lighting  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2009-3217 and 85-6484
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12107

The Albatross: Mess Room (B)

Subject:
Edison, Thomas A (Thomas Alva) 1847-1931  Search this
Albatross (Steamer)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1 Color: Black and White ; Size: 10w x 8h ; Type of Image: Interior ; Medium: Photographic Print
Type:
Photographic print
Interior
Date:
Circa 1900
Topic:
Electricity  Search this
Ships  Search this
Table  Search this
Chairs  Search this
Lighting  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2009-3218 and 85-6484
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12108

The Albatross: Mess Room (C)

Subject:
Edison, Thomas A (Thomas Alva) 1847-1931  Search this
Albatross (Steamer)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1 Color: Sepia ; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Interior ; Medium: Photographic Print
Type:
Photographic print
Interior
Date:
Circa 1900
Topic:
Table  Search this
Chairs  Search this
Electricity  Search this
Ships  Search this
Lighting  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2009-3219 and 85-6484
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12109

The Albatross: Midship (A)

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Edison, Thomas A (Thomas Alva) 1847-1931  Search this
Albatross (Steamer)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1 Color: Black and White; Size: 11w x 8h; Type of Image: Exterior ; Medium: Photographic Print
Type:
Photographic print
Exterior
Date:
C. 1900
Topic:
Electricity  Search this
Ships  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2009-2272 and 85-6486
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12110

The Albatross: Midship (B)

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Edison, Thomas A (Thomas Alva) 1847-1931  Search this
Albatross (Steamer)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1 Color: Sepia; Size: 11w x 8h; Type of Image: Exterior ; Medium: Photographic Print
Type:
Photographic print
Exterior
Date:
C. 1900
Topic:
Ships  Search this
Electricity  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2009-2273 and 85-6486
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12111

Thomas Edison Demonstrates Telephone and Phonograph to National Academy of Sciences

Subject:
Edison, Thomas A (Thomas Alva) 1847-1931  Search this
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
April 1878
Topic:
Phonograph  Search this
Telephone  Search this
Inventors  Search this
Inventions  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12592

Thomas Alva Edison

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Avino, Mark  Search this
Subject:
Edison, Thomas A (Thomas Alva) 1847-1931  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1 Color: Black and White ; Size: 8.16w x 10h ; Type of Image: Portrait; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Portraits
Photographic print
Paper
Place:
United States
Date:
c. 1920s
Topic:
Inventors  Search this
Science--History  Search this
American science  Search this
History of Science and Technology  Search this
Standard number:
2002-3813
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12651

Edison's Parlor Phonograph

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Edison, Thomas A (Thomas Alva) 1847-1931  Search this
Bell, Alexander Graham 1847-1922  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Object; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Object
Date:
1879
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Phonograph  Search this
Tinfoil Phonograph  Search this
Standard number:
91-3690
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8329

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