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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 1 Collection or Record:

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.

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