Tesla, Nikola, 1856-1943

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Electric engineer, inventor, and scientist.

From the description of Lecture and letters of Nikola Tesla, 1892-1915. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71064785

Serbian-American inventor, electrical engineer, and scientist, whose inventions include a telephone repeater, rotating magnetic field principle, polyphase alternating-current system, induction motor, alternating-current power transmission, Tesla coil transformer, wireless communication, radio, fluorescent lights, and more than 700 other patents.

From the description of Letter to S.S. McClure, 1893 March 11. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 56672569

Nikola Tesla, an inventor and a mechanical and electrical engineer, is frequently cited as one of the most important contributors to the birth of commercial electricity; he is best known for his many revolutionary developments in the field of electromagnetism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

From the guide to the Nikola Tesla collection (copy), Circa 1887-1894, (American Philosophical Society)

Scientist, inventor, and electrical engineer.

From the description of Papers of Nikola Tesla, 1890-1934. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71070325

Electrician, inventor.

Robert Underwood Johnson (1843-1938) was an editor and author.

From the description of Papers, 1894-1931, [microform]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122453808

Electrician, inventor.

Robert Underwood Johnson (1843-1938) was an editor and author.

From the description of Papers, 1894-1931. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122571512

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referencedIn Hammond, John Hays, 1888-1965. John Hays Hammond papers, 1908-1965 (bulk 1912-1953). Library of Congress
creatorOf Tesla, Nikola, 1856-1943. [Letter] 1898? Feb. 6 [to] Luka / N. Tesla. Texas Tech University Libraries, Academic Library
referencedIn Broughton, William Gundry, 1902-. William Gundry Broughton papers, 1875-1964. Cornell University Library
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIi, 1897 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Tesla, Nikola, 1856-1943. Correspondence. Colorado College, Tutt Library
referencedIn Mary Cadwalader Jones correspondence, 1876-1934 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Robert Henry Thurston papers, 1859-1902. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf Tesla, Nikola, 1856-1943. Letters. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
creatorOf Tesla, Nikola, 1856-1943. Lecture and letters of Nikola Tesla, 1892-1915. Library of Congress
referencedIn Barnes, Joseph, 1907-1970. Joseph Barnes papers, 1907-1970, 1923-1970. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Papers, 1847-1933. Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Thurston, Robert Henry, 1839-1903. Robert Henry Thurston papers, 1859-1902. Cornell University Library
referencedIn International Tesla Society, Records, 1984-1990 Special Collections in the 1905 Carnegie Library, Pikes Peak Library District, P.O. Box 1579, Colorado Springs, CO, 80901.
referencedIn Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection, 1668-1983, Bulk, 1750-1850, 1668-1983 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.). Committee on Science and Arts. Records, 1824-1900 [microform]. Hagley Museum & Library
referencedIn Barnes, John S. (John Sanford), 1836-1911. Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection, 1756-1931. New-York Historical Society Library
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Wolcott, Edson Rae, 1877-1966. Autobiography, 1951. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn John Hays Hammond Papers, 1908-1965, (bulk 1912-1953) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Tesla, Nikola, 1856-1943. [Letter] 1898? Feb. 6 [to] Luka / N. Tesla. Texas Tech University Libraries, Academic Library
creatorOf Tesla, Nikola, 1856-1943. Papers of Nikola Tesla, 1890-1934. Library of Congress
referencedIn Henry Villard papers, 1604-1948 (inclusive), 1863-1900 (bulk). Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn The Naval History Society Collection, 1721-1995 (bulk 1781-1936) © 2011 New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Longwood Public Library (Middle Island, N.Y.). Thomas R. Bayles Local History Collection. Photograph collection, [ca. 1890-1985] Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn International Tesla Society. Records, 1984-1990. Pikes Peak Library District
creatorOf Tesla, Nikola, 1856-1943. Letter to S.S. McClure, 1893 March 11. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Tesla, Nikola, 1856-1943. Papers, 1894-1931, [microform]. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Richmond Pearson Hobson Papers, 1889-1966, (bulk 1890-1937) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Tesla Book Company. Collection, 1886-1985. Pikes Peak Library District
creatorOf Bickmore, Albert S. (Albert Smith), 1839-1914. Papers, 1854-1914 (bulk 1865-1903). American Museum of Natural History
creatorOf Tesla, Nikola, 1856-1943. Nikola Tesla papers, 1884-1943. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Joseph Barnes Papers, 1923-1970 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
creatorOf Kohlsaat, H. H. (Herman Henry), 1853-1924. Papers, 1892-1924. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Marconi, Guglielmo, marchese, 1874-1937. Correspondence of Guglielmo Marconi, 1899-1902. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Black, Alexander, 1859-1940. Alexander Black papers, 1858-1939, bulk (1890-1928). Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Tesla, Nikola, 1856-1943. Papers, 1894-1931. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Kenneth M. Swezey papers, 1891-1982 Brooklyn Historical Society
referencedIn Western Sorosis (Women's club). Western Sorosis records, 1894-2007. Kansas State Historical Society
referencedIn Hunt Family Papers, 1860-1994. Bulk [1933-1984.] Special Collections in the 1905 Carnegie Library, Pikes Peak Library District,
referencedIn Alexander Black papers, 1858-1939, 1890-1928 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Tesla Book Company Collection, 1886-1985 Special Collections in the 1905 Carnegie Library, Pikes Peak Library District, P.O. Box 1579, Colorado Springs, CO, 80901.
creatorOf Tesla, Nikola, 1856-1943. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1932. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Nikola Tesla collection (copy), Circa 1887-1894 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Peale-Sellers Family Collection, 1686-1963, 1686-1963 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Hobson, Richmond Pearson, 1870-1937. Richmond Pearson Hobson papers, 1889-1966 (bulk 1890-1937). Library of Congress
creatorOf Meštrović, Ivan, 1883-1962. Papers, 1924-1962. University of Notre Dame, Hesburgh Library
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associatedWith Marconi, Guglielmo, marchese, 1874-1937. person
associatedWith McClure, S. S. (Samuel Sidney), 1857-1949, person
associatedWith Meštrović, Ivan, 1883-1962. person
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associatedWith Tesla, Nikola, 1856-1943. person
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Subject
Wireless communication systems
Electric currents
Electric motors, Induction
Pumping machinery
Electrical engineering--Technological innovations
Electricity--Research
Compressors
Electric transformers
Electric currents, Alternating--Polyphase
Turbines
Radio--Transmitters and transmission
Architecture
Occupation
Electric engineers
Inventors
Electricians
Scientists
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Birth 1856-07-10

Death 1943-01-07

Americans

Serbian

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