10 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931.

  1. Coolidge-Pollard families papers, 1818-2015

    8,000 items ; 34 containers plus 8 oversize ; 20 linear feet ; 2,981 digital files (5.2 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, diaries, travel journals, photographs, postcards, scrapbooks, legal records, drawings, newspaper clippings, genealogical research notes, poetry and other writings, books, and other printed matter chronicling the lives of the Pollard family of Vermont who were maternal relatives of Calvin Coolidge. The collection includes correspondence between Coolidge and his relatives as well...

  2. Ben B. Lindsey papers, 1838-1957

    95,000 items ; 320 containers plus 35 oversize ; 142 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Judge and social reformer. Correspondence, notebooks, journals, lectures, memoranda, legal papers, briefs, legislative matter, campaign literature, family papers, scrapbooks, and other material documenting Lindsey's judicial, political, and literary career.

  3. George Kleine papers, 1886-1946

    26,000 items ; 77 containers ; 30.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Film executive and businessman. Business records consisting of correspondence, financial and legal papers, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other material relating primarily to Kleine's ventures in the early motion picture industry. Includes files relating to patent and distribution litigation, educational and European films, and to Kleine's business relations with Thomas A. Edison,...

  4. Gifford Pinchot papers, 1770-1972

    2,000,000 items ; 3,023 containers plus 33 oversize ; 1,220 linear feet ; 37 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Conservationist, chief forester for the United States Department of Agriculture, professor of forestry at Yale University, and governor of Pennsylvania. Primarily correspondence and subject files, together with diaries, memoranda, speeches, articles, reports, financial papers, bulletins, pamphlets, clippings, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Pinchot's activities in conservation...

  5. Edward Goodrich Acheson papers, 1872-1968

    13,000 items ; 48 containers plus 2 oversize ; 20.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Electrochemist, engineer, and inventor. Correspondence, diaries, biographical material, financial papers, laboratory notebooks relating to experiments and inventions, newspaper clippings, and other materials pertaining to Acheson's scientific work.

  6. A.W. Greely papers, 1753-1959

    46,000 items ; 148 containers plus 3 oversize ; 73.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Explorer, United States Army officer, and author. Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, diaries, speeches, lectures, writings, military papers, biographical material, Greely (Greeley) family correspondence, scrapbooks, financial records, clippings, maps, prints, memorabilia, and other papers relating primarily to Greely's military career and exploration of the polar regions.

  7. Edison Electric Light Company records, 1879-1894

    3 items ; 3 oversize containers ; 0.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Copies of patents granted by the government of Canada to Thomas A. Edison and employees of his firm and codes for insurance underwriters in the United States to create national standards for electrical constuction and operation.

  8. William A. Benney papers, 1920-1966

    1,250 items ; 3 containers plus 1 oversize ; 1.0 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Research superintendent. Notes, correspondence, drawings, lists, payroll records, newspaper clippings, personal papers, printed matter, and photographs largely documenting Benney’s employment by Thomas A. Edison, centering on the work carried out in Fort Myers, Florida, to find a substitute for natural rubber.

  9. Luther Burbank papers, 1830-1989

    12,500 items ; 41 containers ; 16 linear feet ; 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Botanist, horticulturist, and naturalist. Correspondence, speeches and writings, notes, sketches, nursery plans and notes, business records, scrapbooks, family papers and genealogies, and printed material concerning Burbank's career as a botanist and his family and personal life.

  10. Edward L. Bernays papers, 1777-1994

    227,000 items ; 860 containers plus 54 oversize ; 160.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Public relations counsel. Correspondence, memoranda, research notes, speeches, articles, book drafts, surveys, reports, publicity material, scrapbooks, photographs, printed matter, and other material documenting Bernays's career as a pioneer in the field of public relations and the development of that profession and its influence on American society.