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.
Press clippings, 1895-1897, from British publications (some unidentified) and one French journal describing the invention and the organization of the Automatic Telephone Company, Ltd. A note on the life of Max Margowski, one of the company's organizers is included, with statements of the company accounts (one a 1901 balance sheet). A record of liti...
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Accounting and Bookkeeping forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Advertising cards distributed by telephone sex companies in New York City, London, Amsterdam, Tokyo, and other cities.
This accession consists of Smithsonian Institution telephone directories and Smithsonian Institution listings and advertisements in outside telephone directories. Materials consist of directories and clippings from directories.
Collection consists of material documenting early telephone answering devices.
Miscellaneous information on the history of telephonic and wireless communication; considerable personal correspondence about men and events in the field, especially disputed claims of inventions, development, and the like.
Thirty-nine 16mm films on various subjects relating to telephone systems and communications, such as pole worker safety; party line etiquette; the transition from silent film to sound film; and the application of satellites, lasers and transistors to sound communication.
This collection consists of engineering drawings for the android and related gear.
This accession contains the records of the Division of Transportation and Communications Services. The greater part of these records deals with telephone service at the Smithsonian Institution (SI). In addition, there are records dealing with SI use of postal services required by the Institution, records compiled in compliance with postal ...