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Mountain Bell Telephone and Telegraph

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Mountain Bell Telephone and Telegraph Manuscript Collection

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Collection Overview

Collection Inventory+/-

Content Description

Collection Use

Administrative Information

Subjects

Collection Overview +/-

Title: Mountain Bell Telephone and Telegraph
Dates: 1882-1948 (inclusive)
Collection Number: MS 001
Summary: The contents of this collection were selected in 1977 from the Salt Lake City archives of Mountain Bell Telephone and Telegraph. Martie Collett selected which represented of reflected Ogden and Salt Lake City telephone history as well as materials reflecting Utah telephone history in general.
Repository: Stewart Library Special Collections
Address:
Weber State University
2901 University Circle
Ogden UT 84408-2901

Collection Inventory +/-

Box 1, Folder 1: Stamp (1977)

Telephone Centennial Commemorative stamp

Box 1, Fd 2: History (1977)

Utah Telephone History: Six public relations booklets describing telephone history. Includes some reproductions of old photographs within the booklets.

Box 1, Fd 3: History (1882)

Ogden Telephone History: copy of the 1882 listings in Ogden, monograph on Ogden telephone history

Box 1, Fd 4: History (1976)

Misc. materials on telephone history in Utah. These were included in Mountain Bell's Bi-Centennial folder. Some items on the celebration of the 6,000,000 th telephone installation in 1976.

Box 1, Fd 5: Statistics (1890-1910)

Copy of the 1890, 1900, and 1910 population statistics in Utah

Box 1, Fd 6: Place names (1977)

List of of unusual place names in Utah and a description of the origin and/or meaning of each. This list was compiled by R. A. Hart of the SLC Chamber of Commerce

Box 1, Fd 7: Almanac (1932)

1932 Telephone Almanac printed for Bell System Subscribers by American Telephone and Telephgraph Company

Box 1, Fd 8: Correspondence (1948)

1948 Correspondence establishing Emma Nutt as the first woman telephone operator

Box 1, Fd 9: Monographs (1977)

Two monographs describing telephone company contributions to television

Box 1, Fd 10: History (1977)

Five items, each describing some phase or some part of telephone history in general in Utah as well as the rest of the country

Content Description +/-

The contents of this collection were selected in 1977 from the Salt Lake City archives of Mountain bell Telephone and Telegraph. Martie Collett selected which represented or reflected Ogden and Salt Lake City telephone history as well as materials reflecting Utah telephone history in general

Collection Use +/-

Restrictions on Access:

Open for public research.

Administrative Information +/-

Arrangement:

This collection is arranged in reverse chronological order.

Acquisition Information:

Selected from Salt Lake City archives, 1977.

Processing Note:

Process date unknown

Creator:

Mountain Bell Telephone and Telegraph

Language:

Material in English

Sponsor:

Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Quantity:

10 folders

Language of the Finding Aid:

Finding aid encoded in English

Author of the Finding Aid:

Sarah Langsdon

EAD Creation Date:

2011

Standard:

Finding aid based on DACS

Subjects +/-

Subject Terms:

Population
Telephone Companies
Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--History

Personal Names:

Nutt, Emma

Geographical Names:

Ogden, Utah

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