Histoire de la télévision comme système technique
History of television as technology

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CLAPP, B., "John L. Baird - television pioneer", Electronic Engineering, August 1946, pp.236-237.

EVERSON, G., The Story of Television. The Life of Philo T. Farnsworth, W.W. Norton, New York, 1949.(Reprint Arno Press, New York, 1974).

IVES, H.E., "Television: 20th anniversary", Bell Labratory Record, May 1947, 25, pp. 190-193.


ABRAMSON, A., Electronic Motion Pictures, University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles, 1955.

BLUM, D., A Pictorial History of Television, Bonanza Books, New York, 1959.

DILLENBURGER, W., Einführung in die deutscher Fernsehtechnik, Berlin, 1953.

GARRATT, G.R.M. and MUMFORD, A.H., "The History of Television" in the Proceedings of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, vol.99, London, 1952.

GOEBEL, G., "Das Fernsehen in Deutschland bis zum Jahre 1945", in Archiv für das Post- und Fernmeldwesen, 5(1953), 5, pp. 259-393.

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KORN, Terry and Elizabeth, Trailblazer to Television, Charles Scribner´s Sons, 1950.

MOSELEY, S.A., John Baird,  Odhams Press, London, 1952.

PERCY, J.D., "The founding of British Television", Journal of the Television Society, 1950, pp. 3-16.

SCHRÖTER, F., "50 Jahre Telefunken. 25 Jahre Fernsehentwicklung", in Fernsehen, (1953), 4/5, pp. 240-246.

SWIFT, J., Adventure in Vision - the first 25 years of Television, Lehmann, London, 1950.

ZWORYKIN, V. K., RAMBERG, E. G. & FLORY, L. E., Television in Science and Industry, John Wiley & Sons, 1958 


BRIDGEWATER, T.H., "Baird and television", Journal of the Royal Television Society, March 1967, 9, (2), pp.60-69.

BRUCH, W., Kleine Geschichte des deutschen Fernsehens, Haude & Spenersche Verlagsbuchhandlung Berlin, 1967.

BRUCH, W., Die Fernseh-Story. Ein Pionier des deutschen Fernsehens erzählt die Geschichte der Bildübertragungstechnik. Von den Utopisten bis zum Farbfernsehen, Stuttgart, 1969.

GOEBEL, G., "Paul Nipkow - Versuch eines posthumen Interviews", in Fernseh-Rundschau, 4, (1960), 8, pp. 334-348.

GOEBEL, G., "Paul Nipkow", in Elektrotechnische Zeitschrift, 12 (1960), 20, pp. 490. 

GOROKOV, P.K., B.L. Rosing: Founder of Electronic Television, Hayka, Moscow, 1964.

"Inventors of Television: Boris Rosing", Radio-Electronics, April 1966, 62.

ROSS, G., Television Jubilee, WH Allen, London, 1961.

FIELDING, R. (ed.), A technological history of motion pictures and television; an anthology from the pages of 'Journal of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers', University of California Press, Berkeley and Cambridge University Press, London, 1967 [i.e. 1968].

SOULARD, R., "Edouard Belin et la télévision", Revue d'histoire des sciences, vol.18, n°3, 1965, pp.265-281.

ZWORYKIN, V.K., "My Most Exciting Moment", Popular Mechanics,  115, June 1961, p.80.

ZWORYKIN, V.K., "The Early Days: Some Recollections", in Television Quarterly, I:4, Nov.1962, pp.69-72. (repris in LICHTY, L.W. and TOPPING, M.C., American Broadcasting, Hastings House, New York, 1975.)



BAIRD, M., Television Baird, HAUM, Capetown, 1973.

BINNS, J.J., "Vladimir Kosma Zworykin", Those Inventive Americans, National Geographic Society, Washington, D.C., 1971.

BRUCH, W., "Berlin war immer dabei. Eine Plauderei über die Erfindung und Entwicklung des Fernsehens", Berliner Forum, Bd.8, Berlin, 1977.

BURNS, R.W., "Early television developments in the Marcony Company", Conference publication, 7th IEE Weekend Meeting on the History of Electrical Engineering, July 1979, pp.97-114.

DECAUX, B. "Radiocommunications et électronique" in DAUMAS, M., Histoire générale des techniques. Tome 5. Les techniques de la civilisation industrielle : Transformation. Communication. Facteur humain, Presses universitaires de France, Paris, 1979. (Réédition en format de poche, Coll. Quadrige, Presses Universitaires de France, Paris, 1996, pp.343-433).

EXWOOD M., John Logie Baird: 50 Years of Television, Coll. "History of Technology Monograph", IERE, London, 1976.

GOEBEL, G., "Aus der Geschichte des Fernsehens. Die ersten fünfzig Jahre", Bosch Technische Berichte 6, n°5-6, 25 May 1979.

HOFER, S., "Philo Farnsworth: Television's Pioneer", Journal of Broadcasting, 23, Spring 1979, pp.153-165.

KNAPP, J.G. and TEBO, J.D., "The History of Television", IEEE trans., Vol. CATV-3, n°4, 1978, pp.130-144.

McGEE, J.D., "The Contribution of A.A. Campbell Swinton, F.R.S. to Television", Royal society, Notes and records, 32, July 1977, pp.91-105.

SCHATZKIN, P. and KIGER, B., "Philo T. Farnsworth: Inventor of Electronic Television", Television, 5, 1, 1977, pp.6-8.

SHIERS, G., "Early schemes for television", IEEE Spectrum, May 1970, pp. 24-34.

SHIERS, G. with SHIERS M., Bibliography of the History of Electronics, Scarecrow, Metuchen, N.J., 1972.

SHIERS, G., "Ferdinand Braun and the Cathode Ray Tube", Scientific American, 230, 3, March 1974, pp.92-101.

SHIERS, G., ''Historical Notes on Television before 1900'',  SMPTE Journal, 86, pp. 129-137, 1977.

WEIMER, P.K., "Historical Review of the Development of Television Pickup Devices (1930-1976), IEEE trans. Electron. Devices, Vol. 23, n.7, 1976, pp. 739-752.


ABRAMSON, A., The History of Television, 1880-1941, Mac Farland & Company Publishers, Jefferson, North Carolina and London, 1987.

AUFRAY, B., Edouard Belin. Le Père de la Télévision, Les clés du monde éditeurs, Paris, 1981.

BAIRD, J.L., Sermons, soap and television, Royal Television Society, London, 1988.

BRIDGEWATER, T. H., A A Campbell Swinton , Royal Television Society Monograph 1, London, 1982.

BRUCH, W. und RIEDEL, H., PAL - Das Farbfernsehen, Deutsches Rundfunkmuseum, Berlin, 1987

BURNS, R.W., "Early Admiralty interest in television", IEE Conference Publication of 11th IEE Weekend Meeting on History of Electrical Engineering, 1983, pp. 1-17.

BURNS, R.W., "The history of television for public showing in cinemas in the United Kingdom", IEE Proc., December 1985, 133, Pt.A, N°8, pp. 553-563.

BURNS, R. W., British Television, the Formative Years, Peregrinus, London, 1986.

BURNS, R.W., "Seeing by electricity", IEE Proc. A, 133 (1), January 1986, pp.27-37.

BURNS, R.W., "The electric telegraph and the development of picture telegraphy", in History of electrical engineering, IEE conference publication, London, 1988, pp. 80-84.

CHAUVIERE, M.,   "La naissance de la télévision", in Bulletin du Comité d’histoire de la télévision, Paris, n°1, juillet 1981.pp.8-16.

EMERSON, A., "Pioneers of UHF television", Wireless World, vol.89; n.1565, 1983, pp. 62-63.

FARNSWORTH, E.G., Distant Vision. Romance & Discovery on the Invisible Frontier, Pemberly Kent Publishers, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1989.

HERBERT, R., "Trans-Atlantic Television in 1928", J. Roy. TV. Soc., January-February 1988, pp.17-20.

HOBSON, P., "The story of noctovision", British Vintage Woreless Society Bulletin, December 1988, 13, (3), pp. 2-34.

KURYLO, F. and SUSSKIND, C., Ferdinand Braun. A Life of the Nobel Prizewinner and Inventor of the Cathodic-Ray Oscilloscope, The M.I.T. Press, Cambridge, Ma. / London, 1981.

MCARTHUR, T. and WADDELL, P., The secret life of John Logie Baird, Hutchinson, London, 1986.

McLEAN, D.F., "Computer-based analysis and restoration of Baird 30-line television recordings", Journal of the Royal Television Society, Vol 22/2 April 1985, pp87-94

McLEAN, D.F., "The Recovery of Phonovision", in  Third Intl Conf on Image Processing and its Applications, IEE Conf Publ 307 pp 300-304, July 1989

NORMAN, B., Here's Looking at You, BBC & Royal Television Society, London, 1984

OUDIN, M., "Les débuts de la télévision en couleur", in Bulletin du Comité d'histoire de la télévision, n°12, Paris, juin 1985.

PETERS, J.J., TV 50 ans, UER, Genève,1987. (= TV 50 Years, EBU, Geneve, 1987).

SINGLETON, T., The Story of Scophony, Royal Television Society, London, 1988.

UDELSON, J., Great Television Race: A History of the American Television Industry, 1925-1941, University of Alabama Press, 1982.


ABRAMSON, A., "Pioneers of Television - Philo Taylor Farnsworth", SMPTE Journal, 101, 11, November 1992, pp.770-784.

ABRAMSON A., Zworykin Pionner of Television, University of Illinois Press, 1995.

AMOUDRY, M. René Barthélemy ou la grande aventure de la télévision française, Presses Universitaires de Grenoble, Grenoble, 1997.

BENNETT-LEVY, M., Historic Television & Video Recorders, MBL Publications, Midlothian, 1993.

BRIDGEWATER, T.H., "Just a Few Lines", Supplement to Bulletin of British Vintage Wireless Society, London, August 1992.

BURNS, R. W., Television - an international history of the formative years, Peregrinus, London, 1998.

DANIEL, E., MEE, C. and CLARK, M. (ed.), Magnetic Recording : The first 100 Years,  IEEE Press, 1998.

FARNWORTH P. Distant Vision: Romance and Discovery on the Invisible Frontier,  PemberlyKent, Salt Lake City, 1990.

FICKERS, A., Standardization as an Object of Integrated Approach to the History of Technology – The Case of Color Television, Institut for the History of Technology, RWTH Aachen, 1999 (?)

FISHER D.E. and FISHER M.J., Tube : The Invention of Television, Counterpoint, 1996       
HERBERT, R.M., "Airborne television. A spy in the sky", Bulletin of the British Vintage Wireless Society, May 1993, 18 (2), pp.19-22.

HERBERT, R., Seeing by wireless, PW Publishing, Croydon, 1996.

INGLIS, A.F., Behind the Tube: A History of Broadcasting Technology and Business, Focal Press, Boston, 1990.

KISSELOFF, J., The Box : An Oral History of Television, Penguin, New York, 1997.

KRAEUTER D.W., British Radio and Television Pioneers: A Patent Bibliography, Scarecrow, 1993.

LEDOS, J.-J., "L'âge du sélénium", Bulletin du Comité d'Histoire de la télévision, n°23, Bry-sur-Marne, 1991.

LEDOS, J.-J., "Voir à distance. Les débuts de la télévision pratique", Bulletin du Comité d'Histoire de la télévision, n°24, Bry-sur Marne, 1992.

LEDOS, J.-J., "Principaux brevets pour l'analyse des images", Cahiers d'Histoire du Comité d'Histoire de la Télévision, n° 4, Bry-sur-Marne, 1999.

LEDOS, J.-J., "Il y a cinquante ans : le 819 lignes. Brève histoire des standards de télévision, Cahiers d'Histoire du Comité d'Histoire de la Télévision, n° 4, Bry-sur-Marne, 1999. 

MCARTHUR T. and WADDELL P., Vision Warrior. Biography of John Logie Baird.

McLEAN, D., "Dawn of television", Electronic World, September 1998, pp. 745-749.

McLEAN, D., "Restoring Baird's Image", Electronic World, October 1998, pp. 823-829.

McLEAN, D., "First frames", Electronic World, November 1998, pp. 943-946.

McLEAN, D., "Looking in...", Electronic World, December 1998, p.1031.

MAUVIARD, F. et FRICK, G., Ferdinand Braun. Itinéraire d'un Nobel cathodique, Livret de l'exposition, Association pour les Musées des Sciences de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, 1997.

NOWAKOWKI, C. et ROUX, A., Histoire des systèmes de télécommunications. Avec ou sans fil, des inventions pour communiquer, Technique et Documentation-Lavoisier, Paris, 1994.

SHIERS, G., Early Television - A Bibliographic Guide to 1940, Garland Publishing, New York, 1997

SINCLAIR, I., Birth of the Box. The Story of television, Sigma Press, Wilmslow, 1995.

STEINMAURER, T., Tele-Visionen. Zur Theorie und Geschichte des Fernsehempfangs, Reihe/Bd.: Beiträge zur Medien- und Kommunikationsgesellschaft, Bd. 3, Studien Verlag, Wien, 1999.

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ABRAMSON, A. The History of Television,1942–2000 , Mc Farland (à paraître en 2002).

BURNS, R.W., John Logie Baird, IEE, London, 2000.

GODFREY, D. G., Philo T. Farnsworth : The Father of Television, University of Utah Press, 2001.

McLEAN, D., Restoring Baird's Image, IEE, London, 2000.

McLEAN, D. "The Television Age",  IEE, 8th July 2000, IEE Millennium Weekend

Mc LEAN, D., "Restoring Baird's Image" IEE Review, Sep 2000.

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