Lincoln Telephone and Telegraph Company (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG0968.AM]

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RG0968.AM: Lincoln Telephone and Telegraph Company (Lincoln, Nebraska)

Records: 1903-1969; mostly 1931-1940 and 1964-1969
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska: Telephone company
Size: One folder + oversize

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This collection contains miscellaneous materials about the Lincoln Telephone and Telegraph Company of Lincoln, Nebraska. Included are a list of subscribers for first-mortgage bonds (1903); a 1911 agreement between Lincoln Telephone and Telegraph Company and Nebraska Telephone Company (the former was purchasing the latter); quarterly and annual reports (1931-1940 and 1964-1969); and blueprints of the Lincoln Telephone and Telegraph Company’s Automatic Building (1927, 1929). The collection also includes a brochure regarding Lincoln Telephone and Telegraph Company’s 50th Anniversary (1954); and a 1913 “Findings and order of the Nebraska State Railway Commission” on application no. 1637 by Lincoln Telephone and Telegraph Company which asked for the authority to consolidate its exchanges.

ADDITIONAL OR RELATED MATERIALS

For additional information about the Lincoln Telephone and Telegraph Company, the following item is available in the Library collections:

Geist, James E., The Lincoln Telephone and Telegraph Company: the Great Independent, New York: Newcomen Society of North America, 1979.

Subject headings:

Architectural drawings — Automatic Building — Nebraska — Lincoln
Lancaster County (Nebraska) — Businesses
Lincoln (Nebraska) — Businesses
Telecommunication — Nebraska — Lincoln
Telephone companies — Nebraska — Lincoln

Revised TMM 05-09-2008

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