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Bell, Alexander Graham, 1847-1922

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Descriptive conventionsrda
Personal name headingBell, Alexander Graham, 1847-1922
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Variant(s)Bel, Aleksandar, 1847-1922
Bel, Aleksander G., 1847-1922
Bell, A. Graham (Alexander Graham), 1847-1922
Bell, Alexr. Graham (Alexander Graham), 1847-1922
See alsoFounded corporate body: Aerial Experiment Association
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Associated countryGreat Britain
LocatedBrantford (Ont.) Boston (Mass.) Washington (D.C.) Baddeck (N.S.)
Birth date1847-03-03
Death date1922-08-02
Place of birthEdinburgh (Scotland)
Place of deathBaddeck (N.S.)
Field of activityTelephone Deaf--Education
AffiliationPhilological Society (Great Britain)
Profession or occupationInventors Teachers of the deaf Authors
Found inHis Upon the production of sound by radiant energy ... Washington, 1881.
Ron-Feder, G. Aleksander G. Bel, 1980: t.p. (Aleksander G. Bel)
The entrepreneurs, an American adventure. Instant America [VR] 1991, c1987: container (Alexander Graham Bell; invented the telephone)
Funk and Wagnalls WWW Home page, Dec. 12, 2000: encyclopedia (Alexander Graham Bell; b. Mar. 3, 1847, Edinburgh; d. Aug. 2, 1922, Baddeck; American inventor and teacher of the deaf, known for his invention of the telephone)
Establishment for the study of vocal physiology, 1872: title page (Alexr. Graham Bell, member of the Philological Society of London, England)
On the nature and uses of visible speech, 1872: t.p. (A. Graham Bell)
LAC internal file, June 7, 2019 (access point: Bell, Alexander Graham, 1847-1922; teacher of the deaf, inventor, scientist; born March 3, 1847, Edinburgh, Scotland; died August 2, 1922, Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Canada; came from Scotland with his parents in July 1870 to Brantford, Ontario, where worked as speech therapists for the deaf, which led him to work with how sound was transmitted and received; invented the telephone in 1874-76; in 1871 accepted a position teaching at a school for the deaf in Boston, Massachusetts; spent summers with the family at Brantford, Ontario; patented the telephone in the US, founding the Bell Telephone Co. on 9 Jul 1877; in approx. 1882 moved to Washington, DC; in 1890 he bought land at Baddeck, NS, and later built there himself a house; in 1907 formed the Aerial Experiment Association in partnership with other engineers; Bell memorabilia have been preserved at the national historic site at Baddeck)
Equivalent(s)Bell, Alexander Graham, 1847-1922
National bib agency no.0040F2103E
Associated languageeng
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