Letter from Marie Curie to Henry Ford regarding Light's Golden Jubilee, November 3, 1929

Summary

On October 21, 1929, Henry Ford hosted Light's Golden Jubilee, an event that celebrated the 50th anniversary of Thomas Edison's invention of the incandescent lamp. Marie Curie--the world-renowned chemist and physicist--was among the guests. Afterward, she sent Ford this letter praising him for hosting the Light's Golden Jubilee event, which he had "planned and carried out so beautifully."

On October 21, 1929, Henry Ford hosted Light's Golden Jubilee, an event that celebrated the 50th anniversary of Thomas Edison's invention of the incandescent lamp. Marie Curie--the world-renowned chemist and physicist--was among the guests. Afterward, she sent Ford this letter praising him for hosting the Light's Golden Jubilee event, which he had "planned and carried out so beautifully."

Artifact

Letter (Correspondence)

Date Made

03 November 1929

Subject Date

21 October 1929

Collection Title

Fair Lane Papers Subgroup 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

64.167.1.548

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ford Motor Company.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Handwriting
Printing (Process)
Typewriting

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8.25 in

Width: 5.3125 in

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