CollectionAlexander Graham Bell Family Papers at the Library of Congress Correspondence, diaries, journals, laboratory notebooks, patent records, speeches, writings, subject files, genealogical records, printed material, and other papers pertaining primarily to Bell's invention of the telephone (1876). Also includes material documenting his contributions to the education of the deaf and his interests in a wide range of scientific and technological fields including aviation, eugenics, and marine engineering. Includes bound volumes of the Beinn Bhreagh...
- Contributor: Fairchild, Marian - Bell, Mabel Gardiner Hubbard - Bell, Alexander Graham - Hubbard, Gardiner G. (Gardiner Greene) - Bell, Alexander Melville
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ArticleInventor and Scientist In 1876, at the age of 29, Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone. In 1877, he formed the Bell Telephone Company, and in the same year married Mabel Hubbard and embarked on a yearlong honeymoon in Europe.
- Date: 1876
ArticleTelephone and Multiple Telegraph The telegraph and telephone are both wire-based electrical systems, and Alexander Graham Bell's success with the telephone came as a direct result of his attempts to improve the telegraph.
- Date: 1874
- Date: 1847