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Lodygin Family Papers, 1792-1950 

Creator: 
Lodygin family,
Phys. Desc: 
1150 items (4 boxes; 1 oversized folder; 4 framed photographs)
Call Number: 
BAR Ms Coll/Lodygin
Location: 
Rare Book & Manuscript Library
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Biographical Note

Engineer, chemist, and inventor who was born in Russia and emigrated to the United States after marrying an American. The Soviets consider him the inventor of the first practicable incandescent light bulb (ca. 1872).