[D8933ABH], Letter from William D Smith to Thomas Alva Edison, July 30th, 1889

Item

Abstract

Will you kindly inform me what is the best substance to produce an incandescent light-from an intense heat under atmospheric influence would asbestos answer--any information will be highly appreciated by a brother . [TAE marg:: "Asbestos might serve, also platinum and Iridium]

Date

1889-07-30

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8933ABH

Folder Set

D8933

Title

[D8933ABH], Letter from William D Smith to Thomas Alva Edison, July 30th, 1889

Microfilm ID

126:53

Publisher

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