Thomas A. Edison Papers at Rutgers University

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Notebooks by Edison


These standard-size (6" x 9") books contain notes, drawings, and calculations relating to phonographs, kinetoscopes, electric lighting and power,…

Notebook Series


The Notebook Series for 1887-1898 comprises several sets of technical notes and drawings. They appear in the following order: (1) Notebooks by Edison;…

N-88-01-03.2 (ca. 1888-1890)


This notebook was probably begun by Edison on January 3, 1888. The first page contains the notation, "Idea Book." At the front of the book are notes…