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Boettinger, H. M. The Telephone Book: Bell, Watson, Vail, and American Life, 1876-1983. Revised Edition. New York: Stearn Publishers, 1983.

Brooks, John. Telephone: The First Hundred Years. New York: Harper and Row, 1976.

Bruce, Robert V. Bell: Alexander Graham Bell and the Conquest of Solitude. Boston: Little, Brown, 1973. Reprint, Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1990.

Coe, Lewis. The Telephone and Its Several Inventors: A History. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., 1995.

Eber, Dorothy Harley. Genius at Work: Images of Alexander Graham Bell. New York: Viking Press, 1982.

Fischer, Claude S. America Calling: A Social History of the Telephone to 1940. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1992.

Garnet, Robert W. The Telephone Enterprise: The Evolution of the Bell System's Horizontal Structure, 1876-1909. The Johns Hopkins/AT&T Series in Telephone History. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1985.

Grosvenor, Edwin S. and Morgan Wesson. Alexander Graham Bell: The Life and Times of the Man Who Invented the Telephone. New York: Harry Abrams, 1997.

Mackenzie, Catherine Dunlop. Alexander Graham Bell, the Man Who Contracted Space. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1928. Reprint, Freeport, NY: Books for Libraries Press, 1971.

Smith, George David. The Anatomy of a Business Strategy: Bell, Western Electric, and the Origins of the American Telephone Industry. The Johns Hopkins/AT&T Series in Telephone History. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1985.

Watson, Thomas A. Exploring Life: The Autobiography of Thomas A. Watson. New York: Appleton, 1926.

Winefield, Richard. Never the Twain Shall Meet: Bell, Gallaudet, and the Communications Debate. Washington, D.C.: Gallaudet University Press, 1987.

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Children's Books

Davidson, Margaret. The Story of Alexander Graham Bell, Inventor of the Telephone. Famous Lives. Milwaukee: Gareth Stevens Publishing, 1997.

Lamb, James Barrett. Alexander Graham Bell: Baddeck's Gentle Genius. Hantsport, Nova Scotia: Lancelot Press, 1990.

Matthews, Tom. The World and All That's In It: A Photobiography of Alexander Graham Bell. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, 1999.

Parker, Steve. Alexander Graham Bell and the Telephone. Science Discoveries. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 1995.

Pasachoff, Naomi E. Alexander Graham Bell: Making Connections. Oxford Portraits in Science. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996.

Pelta, Kathy. Alexander Graham Bell. Pioneers in Change. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Silver Burdett Press, 1989.

St. George, Judith. Dear Dr. Bell -- Your Friend, Helen Keller. New York: Putnam's Sons, 1992.

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Related Manuscript Collections in the Library of Congress Manuscript Division

The Grosvenor Family Papers

The Hubbard Family Papers

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Related Web Sites

The selected sites listed below all relate in some way to Alexander Graham Bell. The sites were chosen for their educational content and broad accessibility. The Library of Congress neither endorses nor maintains these Internet sites. Users should direct any problems with these sites to the particular administrator or webmaster responsible.

Alexander Graham Bell and the Telephone

Alexander Graham Bell's Path to the Telephone

The American Experience: The Telephone

Telephone History Web site

Alexander Graham Bell and the Deaf

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf

Web sites for Children

Who Was Alexander Graham Bell?

Other Web sites of Interest

Alexander Graham Bell Institute of University College of Cape Breton

Alexander Graham Bell Canadian Historic Site

Inventure Place, The National Inventors Hall of Fame

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