[D8442M], Letter from William Symes Andrews to Thomas Alva Edison, January 11th, 1884

Item

Abstract

Andrews sends a pamphlet dealing with "radiant matter" and its reln to lamps. Much is illegible b/c TAE marg overwritten. TAE marg: "Edison thinks Radiant Matter a humbug-- Edlunds theory of the conductivity of a perfect vacuum the apparent resistance being due to polarization at the surfact of the Electrodes perfectly explains the act?]because the current varies with every different metal being lowest for Zinc & highest for Carbon The resistance also changes with the [----] showing polarization"

Date

1884-01-11

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8442M

Folder Set

D8442

Title

[D8442M], Letter from William Symes Andrews to Thomas Alva Edison, January 11th, 1884

Microfilm ID

74:574

Publisher

Thomas A. Edison Papers, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University