N-14-02-23.2 (1914)



N-14-02-23.2 (1914)


This notebook was used during February-June 1914 by Sherwood T. (Sam) Moore and probably J. W. Poole for notes on experiments with varnishes, presses, and manufacturing processes for disc records. Also included are entries relating to experiments with powder blanks and with loading the blanks into the machines. Defects in the varnished disc records or prints are indicated. Charles T. Dally and Archie D. Hoffman are mentioned as doing related work, and some of the entries may be by Dally. There are also instructions from Edison to Moore pertaining to proposed experiments with disc record blanks. Some of the entries include a notation that the experiment was done for Edison. Pasted into the book is communication from Edison\'s personal assistant William H. Meadowcroft containing a description of Moore\'s work. Among the loose items inserted into the book is a one-page note in Edison\'s handwriting describing procedures for loading blanks into the machines, pressing them, and shaving them. The work in this book is related to experiments by Edison and Moore in N-13-12-08.2, Notebooks by Edison. The flyleaf is signed J. W. Poole. The front cover is labeled \"M.\"" The pages are unnumbered. Approximately 125 pages are used."



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Notebook Series -- Notebooks by Other Experimenters -- Phonograph Record Experiments -- Record Varnish Books

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Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.