Edison's Phonograph

The document numbers (i.e. Doc. 969) refer to transcribed and annotated documents in The Papers of Thomas A. Edison.

Doc. 969 (7/17/1877 Edison, Thomas Alva -- Technical Notes and Drawings)

Doc. 972 (7/18/1877 Edison, Thomas Alva -- Technical Notes and Drawings)

Charles Batchelor's Recollection (Transcription) (Manuscript)

Edison's Recollection (Transcription)

Doc. 947 (Translating Embosser for recording and repeating telegraph messages)

Doc. 1004 (8/12/1877 Edison, Thomas Alva -- Technical Note)

Doc. 1039 (9/7/1877 Edison, Thomas Alva -- Essays)

Doc. 1040 (9/7/1877 Edison, Thomas Alva -- Technical Note)

Doc. 1099 (11/1/1877 Edison, Thomas Alva -- Technical Note)

Doc. 1101 (11/5/1877 Edison, Thomas Alva -- Technical Note)

Doc. 1102 (Edward Johson letter, c. 11/6/77, published in 11/17/1877 Scientific American)

Doc. 1109 (11/10/1877 Edison, Thomas Alva -- Technical Notes and Drawings)

Doc. 1129 (11/29/1877 Batchelor, Charles and Edison, Thomas Alva -- Technical Notes and Drawings)

Doc. 1137 (12/3/1877 Edison, Thomas Alva -- Technical Notes and Drawings)

Doc. 1140 (12/4/1877 Batchelor, Charles -- Technical Notes and Drawings)

Doc. 1144 (12/7/1877 Batchelor, Charles to English Mechanic)

Doc. 1150 (1/22/1877 Scientific American)

U.S. Patent 200,521

Doc. 1160 (12/28/1877 Edison, Thomas Alva -- Technical Notes and Drawings)

Doc. 1216 (2/22/1878 Batchelor, Charles -- Technical Notes and Drawings - Talking clock)

"The Phonograph and It's Future" (North American Review reprinted in Scientific American)

Brady Photograph

Exhibiting the Phonograph

See and hear a recording being made with the tinfoil phonograph

Phonograph Clippings

Edison Speaking Phonongrah Co. Brochures

Edsion Speaking Phonograph Co. circular

Edsion Speaking Phonograph Co. circular

"The Perfected Phonograph" (North American Review)

Sound Recordings at the Thomas Edison National Historical Park

Edison Sound Recordings at the Library of Congress

Charles Sumner Tainter and the Graphophone

Emil Berliner and the Birth of the Recording Industry

Edison Talking Doll

Dictating Machines

The First Jukebox

Recording Technology History

Voices of America (Field Recordings of Native American Music)

Cylinder Preservation and Digitization Project