Thomas Edison letter to James W. Galbraith, 1880 January 17  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Edison, Thomas A.(Thomas Alva),1847-1931.
Title
Thomas Edison letter to James W. Galbraith
Dates
1880 January 17 (inclusive)
Quantity
.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection Number
Mss 1500
Summary
Photocopy letter from Thomas Edison, Menlo Park, New Jersey, to James W. Galbraith, Kootenay, British Columbia, 1 p, 17 January 1880, offering Galbraith $2 per ounce for platinum for use in electric lamps.
Repository
Oregon Historical Society Research Library
1200 SW Park Avenue
Portland, OR
97205
Telephone: 503-306-5240
Fax: 503-219-2040
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Access Restrictions

This collection is open to the public.

Languages
English


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Photocopy letter from Thomas Edison, Menlo Park, New Jersey, to James W. Galbraith, Kootenay, British Columbia, 1 p, 17 January 1880, offering Galbraith $2 per ounce for platinum for use in electric lamps.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

The Oregon Historical Society is the owner of the materials in the Research Library and makes available reproductions for research, publication, and other uses. Written permission must be obtained from the Research Library prior to any use of reproductions. The Society does not necessarily hold copyright to all the materials in the collections. In some cases, permission for use of reproductions may require seeking additional authorization from the copyright holders.

Preferred Citation

Thomas Edison letter to James W. Galbraith, Mss 1500, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Separated Materials

Original letter located in: Postal collection, Mss 1512, Oregon Historical Society Research Library,Portland, Or.

Related Materials

Original letter located in: Postal collection, Mss 1512, Oregon Historical Society Research Library,Portland, Or.


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Electric lamps -- 19th century.
  • Platinum mines and mining -- British Columbia.

Family Names

  • Edison, Thomas A. -- (Thomas Alva), -- 1847-1931 -- Correspondence.
  • Galbraith, James W. -- Correspondence.

Form or Genre Terms

  • Letters (correspondence) -- aat