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Thomas A. Edison Papers
Important papers chronicling the work of Thomas Edison.
GRADE LEVEL: 9-12, Advanced


Thomas A. Edison Papers is a joint effort of Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, the National Park Service, the New Jersey Historical Commission, the Smithsonian Institution, and others. Its mission is to organize and publish the papers of this well-known inventor.
This site features attractive colors, a neat layout, and appropriate, well-placed graphics.
Visitors can move around the site by using the left side navigation menu. The documents are searchable, and the site provides instructions for searching.
Anyone interested in researching Thomas A. Edison will find this a great place to begin. This digitized document database includes clippings, patents, and a document sampler that covers Edison's life from 1847-1898. Other resources, such as chronologies, bibliographies, motion picture catalogs, and maps and images from Edison's early life, are also available.

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