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Alexander Graham Bell on the Web

Alexander Graham Bell on the Web

Alexander Graham Bell on the Web

  1. Documents from Alexander Graham Bell's Path to the Telephone:
    • Photo of Alexander Graham Bell in 1876.
    • The Master Image Map is a flow-chart of Bell's invention process, with image map links to pictures of the 1874 Ear Phonautograph and the 1875 Gallows Telephone
    • The first Bell Patent No. 174,465, dated March 7, 1876; application filed February 14, 1876, including 7 illustrations.
    • Elisha Gray's caveat, as it was filed in the United States Patent Office, February 14, 1876, including 3 illustrations.
    • The second Bell Patent No. 186,787, dated January 30, 1877, application filed January 15, 1877, including 6 illustrations.
    • A short mpeg film recreation of the liquid transmitter experiment of March 10, 1876.
    • Bell's notebooks online, from the first page of Volume 1 in October 1875 through Page 107 of April 15, 1876, including the March 10, 1876 experiment when the first words were transmitted by wire.
  2. Documents from the Library of Congress:
    • Facsimile jpeg image of pages 40-41 of the March 10, 1876 lab notebook
    • enlarged image of the left side page 40 showing Bell's sketch of the telephone
    • enlarged image of the right side page 41 showing the first words transmitted.
  3. Biography of Alexander Graham Bell from National Geographic. Bell married Mary Hubbard, daughter of telephone investor Gardiner Greene Hubbard, was a founding member and the National Geographic Society's first president.
  4. A Quicktime VR demo tour of Bell's Lab (190k) from the Houghton Mifflin CD-ROM "InventorLabs"
  5. The Fitzgerald Studio CD-ROM "Alexander Graham Bell" has a Quicktime preview movie (954k); an essay on The Man with a Quicktime VR movie (240k) of the panoramic view from Beinn Bhreagh, the Bell home in Banneck; an essay on The Inventor emphasizing Bell's aviation work; and an essay on The Humanitarian on his family life and teaching.
  6. Alexander Graham Bell Institute at the University College of Cape Breton has images in the searchable Bell Family Collection from the time Bell and his family lived in in Baddeck (accent on second syllable), Nova Scotia, on 50 acres in Redhead peninsula across Glace Bay, especially during the summers from 1886 until Bell's death in 1922.
  7. The Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site in Baddeck has been operated by Canada since Bell's granddaughters donated the family home in Banneck to the government.
  8. the Antique Telephone Collectors Association includesTelephone History from Chuck Eby with photos and company histories

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