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Hudson Maxim

Hudson Maxim (February 3, 1853 – May 6, 1927), was a U.S. inventor and chemist who invented a variety of explosives, including smokeless gunpowder, Thomas Edison referred to him as "the most versatile man in America". He was the brother of Hiram Stevens Maxim, inventor of the Maxim gun and uncle of Hiram Percy Maxim, inventor of the Maxim Silencer.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 3rd, 1853 (Maine), Died May 6th, 1927 (Landing)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1913 - 1916

Roles Represented in DAHR: speaker

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 38854 10-in. 5/16/1913 The charge of the Light Brigade Hudson Maxim Recitation speaker  
Columbia 38855 10-in. 5/16/1913 Marc Antony to Caesar's body Hudson Maxim Recitation speaker  
Columbia 38856 10-in. 5/16/1913 Barbara Frietchie Hudson Maxim Recitation speaker  
Columbia 48664 12-in. 3/29/1916 A speech of preparedness Hudson Maxim Speech speaker  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Maxim, Hudson," accessed November 26, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104762.

Maxim, Hudson. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 26, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104762.

"Maxim, Hudson." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 26 November 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104762

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