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The Resource Old wires and new waves; : the history of the telegraph, telephone, and wireless,, by Alvin F. Harlow

Old wires and new waves; : the history of the telegraph, telephone, and wireless,, by Alvin F. Harlow

Label
Old wires and new waves; : the history of the telegraph, telephone, and wireless,
Title
Old wires and new waves;
Title remainder
the history of the telegraph, telephone, and wireless,
Statement of responsibility
by Alvin F. Harlow
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1875-1963
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Harlow, Alvin F.
Dewey number
621.3809
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
  • facsimiles
Index
no index present
LC call number
TK5115
LC item number
.H3
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Telecommunication
  • Telecommunication
Label
Old wires and new waves; : the history of the telegraph, telephone, and wireless,, by Alvin F. Harlow
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 527-538)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The craving for instantaneous communication -- Semaphore, or visual telegraph -- Groping towards the electric telegraph -- An artist turns inventor -- The first messages -- The infant telegraph -- O'Rielly, empire builder and fighter -- The era of litigation -- The rise of the Associated Press -- The telegraph and the railroad -- The first Atlantic cable -- The trend towards monopoly -- The telegraph in the Civil War -- The ocean is conquered -- Westward toward the Pacific and Asia -- The fight for a government telegraph -- The mystery of the telephone -- Struggle and triumph of the Bell Patent -- War and peace on the telegraph wires -- The silver king and his successors -- Marconi, the wizard of the air -- Wireless comes of age -- Heroic service by wire and wave -- The palace of Aladdin
Control code
16787786
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiv pages, 1 leaf, 548 pages
Lccn
36027399
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
frontispiece, illustrations, plates, portraits, facsimiles
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm41270492
  • (OCoLC)41270492
Label
Old wires and new waves; : the history of the telegraph, telephone, and wireless,, by Alvin F. Harlow
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 527-538)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The craving for instantaneous communication -- Semaphore, or visual telegraph -- Groping towards the electric telegraph -- An artist turns inventor -- The first messages -- The infant telegraph -- O'Rielly, empire builder and fighter -- The era of litigation -- The rise of the Associated Press -- The telegraph and the railroad -- The first Atlantic cable -- The trend towards monopoly -- The telegraph in the Civil War -- The ocean is conquered -- Westward toward the Pacific and Asia -- The fight for a government telegraph -- The mystery of the telephone -- Struggle and triumph of the Bell Patent -- War and peace on the telegraph wires -- The silver king and his successors -- Marconi, the wizard of the air -- Wireless comes of age -- Heroic service by wire and wave -- The palace of Aladdin
Control code
16787786
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiv pages, 1 leaf, 548 pages
Lccn
36027399
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
frontispiece, illustrations, plates, portraits, facsimiles
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm41270492
  • (OCoLC)41270492

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