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Alexander Graham Bell

Inventor (3-Mar-1847 — 2-Aug-1922)


Charlotte Gray. Reluctant Genius: Alexander Graham Bell and the Passion for Invention. Arcade Publishing. 2006. 466pp.

Edwin S. Grosvenor; Morgan Wesson. Alexander Graham Bell. Abrams, Inc.. 1997. 289pp.

Seth Shulman. The Telephone Gambit: Chasing Alexander Graham Bell's Secret. New York: W. W. Norton & Co.. 2008. 256pp.

Helen E. Waite. Make A Joyful Sound: The Romance of Mabel Hubbard and Alexander Graham Bell. New York: Scholastic. 1964.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.76)

  7. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.57)

  8. Random House Dictionary of World Biography (p.43)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.131)

  10. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.51)

  11. Webster's American Biographies (p.84)

  12. Who's Who in Aviation History (p.21)

  13. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.46)

  14. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (p.298)

  15. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientific Biography (p.55)

  16. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.50)

  17. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.63)

  18. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.41)

  19. Legends in Their Own Time (p.21)

  20. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.122)

  21. Makers of 19th Century Culture: 1800-1914 (p.33)

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