This scrapbook covers the years 1875-1881 and 1887-1889 and contains clippings about thermoelectricity. On pages 8-61 are clippings from technical journals, covering the years 1875-1881. Pages 63-77 contain clippings from newspapers (1887-1889), describing Edison's pyromagnetic generator for producing electricity directly from coal. Page 62 contains a copy of Edison's paper on this device, which was read before the American Association for the Advancement of Science and published in the Telegraphic Journal and Electrical Review, September 9, 1887. There are 140 numbered pages.
Blank pages: 2-7, 58-59, 78-140. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.