Guide to the Northern New York Telegraph and Telephone Company Records

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0099
Creators:
Northern New York Telegraph and Telephone Company
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Sawyer, Alfred P. (Secretary and Treasurer of the Northern New York Telegraph and Telephone Company)
Dates:
1881-1887
Languages:
English
Collection is in English.
Physical Description:
0.3 Cubic feet
2 boxes
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Primarily incoming correspondence to Alfred P. Sawyer of Concord, Massachusetts, Secretary and Treasurer of the Northern New York Telegraph and Telephone Company in Plattsburg, concerning routine activities of the Company. For a time he was stationed in Lowell, Massachusetts, until he resigned in 1887.

Historical
Historical
These records consist primarily of incoming correspondence, 1881-1887, to Alfred P. Sawyer, Secretary and Treasurer of the Northern New York Telegraph and Telephone Company in Plattsburgh, New York. The correspondence deals with routine activities of the company.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by Robert Harding, 1981
Author
Robert Harding
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was purchased from Walter Grossman in 1980.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Northern New York Telegraph and Telephone Company Records, 1881-1887, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Custodial History
Custodial History
Transferred to the Archives Center from the Division of Electricity, March 30, 1984.

Other Finding Aids
Other Finding Aids
Inventory available; contact the Archives Center for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Correspondence -- 1930-1950 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Office practice Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
telephone Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Telegraph Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Concord (Mass.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Plattsburg (Mass.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lowell (Mass.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Northern New York Telegraph and Telephone Company Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives