Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search results

Archives at The Museum of Flight

Bell, Alexander Graham, 1847-1922



  • Existence: 1847-1922

Biographical Note

Alexander Graham Bell was born on March 3, 1847 in Edinburgh, Scotland. In 1870, his family relocated to Canada. Throughout his life, he had an avid interest in the sciences and was an inventor, engineer, and scientist. He invented and patented the first telephone. Bell also held other interests, including conducting work in hydrofoils and aeronautics. He supported and headed the Aerial Experiment Association. Bell died on August 2, 1922 at his home in Nova Scotia.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Biographical Information Files - B

Scope and Contents Individuals whose names begin with B: Babcock, Harold E. [Cartographer] Biographical sketch, 2000 Babson, Roger W. [Business expert] Babson, Roger, "Possibilities for Aircraft," Aeronautical Digest, November 1923 Baby, Tony [Museum designer] "Enthusiasm is High for Air Museum Here," Seattle Times, June 26, 1983 ...

Alexander Graham Bell and the Aerial Experiment Association Photograph Collection

Identifier: 2018-10-01-B
Abstract 25 photographs of Alexander Graham Bell and other members of the Aerial Experiment Association along with their aerodrome aircraft; souvenir booklet of the association; 2 photomechanical prints signed by J.A. McCurdy.

The Museum of Flight | 9404 E. Marginal Way South | Seattle WA 98108-4097 | 206-764-5874
Contact us with a research request