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Collection Details


Collection Name: Thomas Alva Edison Project
Repository Name: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office [Repository Details]
Repository Location: New York, New York, United States
URL: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/oral/guides/edison.html
Dates Spanned: 1972-1973
Description: Interviews with family members and associates of Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931) illuminate his character, personality, and motivation. The appearance and arrangement of the family home and the laboratory in West Orange, New Jersey are described, and specific project carried on in the laboratory are recalled.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 25
Interviews: [23 interview(s) listed in this collection]
Broad Subjects: Biography
ASP Subjects: Biography; Edison National Historic Site (West Orange, N.J.); Edison, Thomas Alva, 1847-1931; Thomas Alva Edison; Laboratories; Oral history; Personality; United States; West Orange, NJ
Other Subjects: Family home
Collection Code: OHC0000825