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Lee De Forest (1873-1961) Scrapbook, 1919-1924
GC 1189  
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Description
One scrapbook of clippings, letters and photographs pertaining to De Forest and his inventions.
Background
Iowa-born inventor, received a B.S. and Ph.D. from Yale. Worked on apparatus for radio telegraphy. Invented the triode (1906), the prototype of all electronic amplifiers. Among his other inventions were sound film and colored television. Lived in Palo Alto from 1910-1913 and moved back to California in 1930. Died in Hollywood in 1961. [Hart, Companion to California.]
Extent
(Boxes: 1 ov)
Restrictions
Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder
Availability
Research is by appointment only