Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Lee De Forest (1873-1961) Scrapbook, 1919-1924
GC 1189  
View entire collection guide What's This?
Search this collection
Collection Overview
Table of contents What's This?
One scrapbook of clippings, letters and photographs pertaining to De Forest and his inventions.
Iowa-born inventor, received a B.S. and Ph.D. from Yale. Worked on apparatus for radio telegraphy. Invented the triode (1906), the prototype of all electronic amplifiers. Among his other inventions were sound film and colored television. Lived in Palo Alto from 1910-1913 and moved back to California in 1930. Died in Hollywood in 1961. [Hart, Companion to California.]
(Boxes: 1 ov)
Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder
Research is by appointment only