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Webnote 8-1

Sources of information about lamp promotion 1900-1950:

  • Antonelli, Giorgio, Light Signs: A light path through posters and advertising, 1890 - 1940, (Milano, Italy: Lupetti, 1995).
  • General Electric, How To Succeed As A Mazda Lamp Merchant, (privately published, 1917).
  • Public Speaking Committee, National Electric Light Association, N.E.L.A. Handbook, (privately published: New York, 1928).

  • Electrical Merchandising, (New York, McGraw-Hill Publications).
  • Reich, Leonard S., "Lighting the Path to Profit: GE's Control of the Electric Lamp Industry, 1892-1941," in Business History Review 66, (Summer 1992).

  • GE NELA Park Reference Collection. Electricity Collections, National Museum of American History.
  • William H. Hammer Collection. Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
  • Lighting Reference Collection. Electricity Collections, National Museum of American History.
  • Packaging Collection and Archives. Mt. Vernon Museum of Incandescent Lighting. Baltimore, Maryland.
  • Trade Catalog Collection. National Museum of American History Branch, Smithsonian Institution Library.
  • Tufts University File, Lighting Research Collection. Electricity Collections, National Museum of American History.
  • Warshaw Collection of Business Americana. Archives Center, National Museum of American History.

Sources of information about lamp promotion 1950-2000:

  • Architectural Lighting, (San Francisco, CA, Miller Freeman Inc.).
  • Home Lighting & Accessories, (Clifton, NJ, Doctorow Communications, Inc.).
  • Lighting Design & Application, (New York, Illuminating Engineering Society of North America).
  • Lighting Dimensions, (New York, PRIMEDIA Intertec Publishing).
  • Residential Lighting, (Lincolnshire, IL, Vance Publishing Corp.).

  • Department of Energy File, Lighting Research Collection. Electricity Collections, National Museum of American History.
  • Duro-Test File, Lighting Research Collection. Electricity Collections, National Museum of American History.
  • General Electric File, Lighting Research Collection. Electricity Collections, National Museum of American History.
  • LightFair Reference File (1995, 98, 99). Electricity Collections, National Museum of American History.
  • OSRAM-Sylvania File, Lighting Research Collection. Electricity Collections, National Museum of American History.
  • Philips File, Lighting Research Collection. Electricity Collections, National Museum of American History.
  • Trade Catalog Collection. National Museum of American History Branch, Smithsonian Institution Library.

  • Interview, Eugene Graff and Steve Goldmacher by Harold Wallace, Jr., 28 October 1996, one audio cassette.
  • Interview, Herbert Strauss and Dick Neubert by Harold Wallace, Jr., 1 November 1996, one audio cassette.
  • Telephone Interview, Don Thomas by Harold Wallace, Jr., 6 February 1996, not recorded.

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Webnote 8-2

Sources of information about the (GE) Electronic Halarc and (GTE Sylvania) Miniarc lamps:

  • Cohen, Sheppard, and James N. Lester, "Ballasting the Miniature Metal Halide Lamp, Part I," in Journal of the Illuminating Engineering Society, October 1983, V.13, #1, p.191. See also, Part 2, October 1984, V.14, #1, p.256.
  • Lake, W.H., and J.M. Davenport, "Low Wattage Metal Halide Lamps," in Journal of the Illuminating Engineering Society, January 1982, V.11, #2, p.66.
  • Stepler, Richard, "Energy-saving lighting," in Popular Science, September 80, p.125.
  • Zackrison, Harry Jr., "Today's current lighting technology," in Lighting Design & Application, July 1985, p.25.

  • United States patent #4,350,930 to William Peil and Robert McFadyen, 1982.

  • General Electric CR&D Collection, 1998.0050, National Museum of American History.
  • General Electric Nela Park Collections, 1992.0428 and 1998.0231, National Museum of American History.
  • Ernest Martt Collection, 1996.0080, National Museum of American History.
  • Gilbert Reiling Collection, 1996.0084, National Museum of American History.

  • Energy Efficient Lamps Display, Mt. Vernon Museum of Incandescent Lighting.

  • Department of Energy File, Lighting Research Collection. Electricity Collections, National Museum of American History.

  • Interview, Gilbert Reiling and Elmer Fridrich by Harold Wallace, Jr., 1 March 1996, 3 audio cassettes.
  • Telephone interview, Ernest Martt by Harold Wallace, Jr., 15 July 1996, not recorded.
  • Telephone interview, John Waymouth by Harold Wallace, Jr., 18 and 20 March 1996, not recorded.

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