Collins, Archie Frederick, 1869-1952

Collins, Archie Frederick, 1869-1952



Archie Frederick Collins was born on January 8, 1869 in South Bend, Indiana. He attended public schools and graduated from the Old University of Chicago. After graduating, he began working for the Thomson-Houston Electric Company in Chicago in 1888. Collins was a prominent early American experimenter in wireless telephony and prolific author of books and articles covering a wide range of scientific and technical subjects. Publications include the "Manual of Wireless Telegraphy and Telephony" (1913) and "The Radio Amateur's Handbook" (1922). Collins died on January 3, 1952.

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"Inventing for Fun and Profit" typescript and proofs

Identifier: MS-211
Date(s): 1943

"Inventing for Fun and Profit" (1943).The collection contains the typescript, galley proofs, page proofs and illustrations for this book by A. Frederick Collins.