Acoustic Device


Acoustic device with inscriptions that refer to patents of May 10, 1910 and Sept. 14, 1915 issued to Nathaniel Baldwin (1878-1961) of Utah. Baldwin held several dozen patents for various acoustic devices. This device may be related to hearing tests but its use is uncertain.

Ref: Nathaniel Baldwin, “Telephone Receiver,” U.S. Patent 957,403 (May 10, 1910).

Nathaniel Baldwin, “Telephone Receiver,” U.S. Patent 1,153,593 (Sept. 14, 1915).

Merrill Singer, “Nathaniel Baldwin, Utah Inventor and Patron of the Fundamentalist Movement,” Utah Historical Quarterly 47 (1979): 42-53.

Maker: Baldwin, Nathaniel P.

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: Latter Day Saints


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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: ZZ.RSN83554U28

Object Name: device, acousticOther Terms: Device, Testing, Hearing; Diagnostic Medicine


Record Id: nmah_737199

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