Amos Emerson Dolbear
(1837 - 1902)
Amos Emerson Dolbear was active/lived in Connecticut. Amos Dolbear is known for engineer, scientist, amateur lithographer.
Biography Amos Emerson Dolbear
Primarily an engineer and scientist, Amos Dolbear was an amateur
lithographer, a subject he became interested in lithography and age 23
established a press in Springfield, MA ,
Beginning 1874, Dolbear chaired the Department of Astronomy and Physics at Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts.
Dolbear had credits for many notable scientific inventions, including
"the static telephone, the electric gyroscope used to demonstrate the
Earth's rotation, the opeidoscope, and a new system of incandescent
lighting. His research on the static telephone was conducted in
his laboratory on the top floor of Ballou Hall, and the first
transmissions using the device were made from Ballou to his house on
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