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Nikola Tesla received the Edison Medal in 1916. Read original articles and Mr. Tesla's address of acceptance of the Edison Medal from the Tesla Collection


The presentation of the Edison Medal to Mr. Tesla was at the annual meeting of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers in the auditorium of the Engineering Societies Building, 29 West Thirty-Ninth Street on May 18, 1917, at 8:30 p.m.  Read the articles from the Tesla Collection below:

Above: Nikola Tesla (1856-1943) at the age of 38.


The following articles are found in the Tesla Collection, Volume Twenty-One