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Diagrams of Elisha Gray's invention of telegraphic equipment, January 27, 1876.

Collection Creator:
United Telegraph Workers.  Search this
Western Union Telegraph Company  Search this
Container:
Box 456, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but Series 11 and films are stored off-site. Special arrangements must be made to view some of the audiovisual materials. 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.
Collection Citation:
Western Union Telegraph Company Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Western Union Telegraph Company Records
Western Union Telegraph Company Records / Series 12: Patent Materials / 12.1: By Patentee
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep897e12887-3614-42be-b885-24625b14ebcd
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0205-ref7823

Morse Claims Henry's Work in Electromagnetism Did Not Contribute to Invention of Telegraph

Subject:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese 1791-1872  Search this
Jewett, Charles C (Charles Coffin) 1816-1868  Search this
Date:
July 19, 1854
Topic:
Electromagnetic telegraph  Search this
Telegraph  Search this
Inventions  Search this
Inventors  Search this
Controversies  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12535

Elisha Gray Collection

Creator:
Gray, Elisha, 1835-1901 (inventor)  Search this
Former owner:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Electricity and Modern Physics  Search this
Names:
Western Electric Company.  Search this
Bell, Alexander Graham, 1847-1922  Search this
Taylor, Lloyd W.  Search this
Extent:
3.6 Cubic feet (10 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Clippings
Patents
Photographs
Correspondence
Date:
1871-1938
Scope and Contents note:
Legal documents, photographs, articles, copies of correspondence, three folders of original Gray correspondence on the Gray-Bell controversy; most of the collection consists of copies of material, or printed matter, collected by Lloyd W. Taylor of the museum staff.
Arrangement:
Divided into 8 series: (1) Correspondence; (2) Memoirs and Unpublished Manuscripts; (3) Legal Material; (4) Patents; (5) Biographical; (6) Lloyd W. Taylor; (7) Diagrams, Sketches; (8) Clippings.
Biographical/Historical note:
Elisha Gray (1835-1901) was an inventor and the co-founder of the Western Electric Company. Gray is best known for his part in a bitter controversy with Alexander Graham Bell over the priority of invention of the telephone.
Provenance:
Original source unidentified.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
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:
Telegraph  Search this
Electricity  Search this
Electrical science and technology  Search this
Electric engineering  Search this
Function:
Invention of telegraph
Genre/Form:
Clippings
Patents
Photographs -- 1900-1950
Correspondence -- 1930-1950
Photographs -- 1850-1900
Citation:
Elisha Gray Collection, 1871-1938, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0014
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep85a920b41-e020-4039-b1c3-6241cd1a9845
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0014

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