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us: Bell Telephone Laboratories

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    • us: Bell Laboratories
    • us: BTL
    • us: B.T.L.
    • us: American Telephone and Telegraph Company. Bell Telephone Laboratories
    • us: AT & T (Firm). Bell Telephone Laboratories
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        (naf) New York (N.Y.)
    • Descriptor

        (lcsh) Research institutes
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    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Research, Industrial
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    • Sources

      • found: Bell laboratories record ... 1925-27.
      • found: Phone call to the Laboratories, 8/14/84 (Bell Telephone Laboratories changed its name to AT & T Bell Laboratories)
      • found: Wikipedia, viewed Oct. 30, 2013: under Bell Laboratories Building (Manhattan) (463 West Street; industrial research center)
      • found: The Bell System technical journal, Jan. 1983: p. 159 (Papers by Bell Laboratories authors)
      • found: AT & T Bell Laboratories technical journal, Jan. 1984: verso of t.p. (Short Hills, NJ) p. 197 (Papers by AT&T Bell Laboratories authors)
      • found: Bell Labs WWW site, Aug. 6, 2015 under History, History of Bell Labs (Bell Labs has its roots in the consolidation of several engineering departments within the American Telephone & Telegraph (AT&T) Company and the Western Electric company, the manufacturing organization for the Bell System. About 4,000 of these scientists and engineers were assigned to a newly created Bell Telephone Laboratories, Inc. in 1925. In 1934, AT&T's Development and Research Department, which had been devoted to bridging the gap between laboratory research and the operations of communication systems, was integrated into Bell Laboratories. In 1984, as a consequence of a divestiture agreement with the U.S. Government, AT&T Corporation divested itself of its local exchange companies. As part of the divestiture agreement, AT&T Technologies assumed the business of Western Electric and Bell Laboratories) {}
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      • 2015-08-14: revised
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