Edison Electric Light Company

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Parent company of all Edison electric light enterprises. Established in 1878.

From the description of Edison Electric Light Company records, 1879-1894. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70984047

Edison Company was a major producer of motion pictures during early years of the film industry.

From the description of Scripts, 1909-1916. (Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)). WorldCat record id: 86152578

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Edison Electric Light Company Records, 1879-1894 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Edison Electric Light Company. Receipts, 1903-1907. York County Historical Trust
creatorOf Edison Electric Light Company. Edison Electric Light Company records, 1879-1894. Library of Congress
referencedIn Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931. Thomas A. Edison papers, 1877-1927. Library of Congress
referencedIn Upton, Francis Robbins, 1852-1921. Scrapbooks, 1877-1925. New Jersey Historical Society Library
referencedIn Dolson, Fred O. Reports on Mono Basin and Owens River Projects. Water Resources Collections and Archives
referencedIn Robert Wetherill & Company. Letterpress copybooks, 1882-1916. Hagley Museum & Library
referencedIn Charity Organization Society of the City of New York. Tenement House Committee. Map showing over-crowding of the buildings on the lots and the consequent lack of light and air space also strong-holds of poverty and agencies for betterment in the tenement house district bounded by 3rd Ave., East River, 40th, 34th Streets / prepared for the Tenement House Committee of the Charity Organization Society, under the direction of Lawrence Veiller. New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931. Thomas A. Edison collection, 1915-1925. State Historical Society of Iowa, Library
referencedIn Villard, Henry, 1835-1900. Henry Villard business papers, 1862-1900 (inclusive). Harvard Business School, Knowledge and Library Services/Baker Library
creatorOf A.H. Bickmore & Company. Trade catalogs of lighting, 1846-1941. University of California, Santa Barbara, UCSB Library
referencedIn Henry Villard business papers, 1862-1928 (inclusive), 1870-1900 (bulk) Baker Library, Harvard Business School
referencedIn Utility Workers Organization in New York. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Painter, Uriah Hunt, 1837-1900. Papers, 1855-1936. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Mechanical & electrical power collection, 1785-1940. The Henry Ford, Benson Ford Research Center
referencedIn Clark-McCreary papers, 1815-1936, 1846-1919 William L. Clements Library
creatorOf Edison Electric Light Company. Scripts, 1909-1916. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
referencedIn Vanden Berg, P. H. Historical manuscript dealing with a southern California enterprise and its founder Earl H. Richardson, 1945. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
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associatedWith Charity Organization Society of the City of New York. Tenement House Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith Clark family family
associatedWith Dolson, Fred O. person
associatedWith Edison, Thomas A. 1847-1931. person
associatedWith McCreary family family
associatedWith Painter, Uriah Hunt, 1837-1900. person
associatedWith Robert Wetherill & Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Upton, Francis Robbins, 1852-1921. person
associatedWith Vanden Berg, P. H. person
associatedWith Villard, Henry, 1835-1900. person
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United States
Electric light fixtures--Patents
Electric generators--Patents
Electrical engineering--Insurance requirements--United States
Silent films
Electric railroads--Patents
Electric power
Electric railroads--Canada--Patents
Electric lighting, Incandescent--Canada--Patents
Electric lighting
Electric utilities--United States
Motion picture plays
Electric power systems--Patents
Electric generators--Canada--Patents
Electric utilities
Electrical engineering--Insurance requirements
Electric power systems--Canada--Patents
Electric utilities--Canada
Electric standards--United States
Electric light fixtures--Canada--Patents
Electric standards
Electric lighting, Incandescent--Patents

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Active 1941


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