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Series V: Telegraph Material (1845-1914)

Series Description

Telegraph material includes printed brochures, historical writings, articles of association and agreement, reports, receipts for telegraph stock, proceedings of boards of directors for various telegraph companies, by-laws and incorporation papers, copies of the American Telegraph Magazine and Schaffner's Telegraph Companion, notices, scientific articles, legal briefs and comment on suits, charts of tariffs and charges, financial papers and other printed pieces. Stock subscriptions for the Ithaca and Palmyra Telegraph (1849) bear Ezra Cornell's annotations and lists of subscribers. In addition to the Western Union Telegraph Company, other organizations include the Erie and Michigan Telegraph Company, the Washington and New Orleans Telegraph Company, the New York and Erie Telegraph Company, the Franco-American Telegraph, the Atlantic Telegraph, International Ocean Telegraph Company, the East India Telegraph Company, the Russian American Telegraph - Western Union Extension, and several other domestic lines and companies.

Series Content

Telegraph Material: 1845 (Box 71/Folders 1-2)

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Telegraph Material: 1846 (Box 71/Folders 3-4)

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Telegraph Material: 1847 (Box 71/Folders 5-6)

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Telegraph Material: 1848 (Box 71/Folders 7-8)

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Telegraph Material: 1849 (Box 71/Folders 9-10)

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Telegraph Material: 1850 (Box 71/Folder 11)

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Telegraph Material: 1851 (Box 71/Folder 12)

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Telegraph Material: 1852 (Box 71/Folders 13-14)

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Telegraph Material: 1853 (Box 71/Folder 15)

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Telegraph Material: 1853 (Box 72/Folder 1)

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Telegraph Material: 1854 (Box 72/Folders 2-3)

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Telegraph Material: 1855 (Box 72/Folder 4)

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Telegraph Material: 1856 (Box 72/Folder 5)

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Telegraph Material: 1857 (Box 72/Folder 6)

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Telegraph Material: 1859 (Box 72/Folder 7)

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Telegraph Material: 1860 (Box 72/Folder 8)

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Telegraph Material: 1864 (Box 72/Folder 9)

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Telegraph Material: 1865 (Box 72/Folder 10)

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Telegraph Material: 1866 (Box 72/Folders 11-12)

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Telegraph Material: 1867 (Box 72/Folder 13)

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Telegraph Material: 1868 (Box 72/Folder 14)

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Telegraph Material: 1869 (Box 72/Folder 15)

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Telegraph Material: 1871 (Box 72/Folder 16)

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Telegraph Material: 1878 (Box 73/Folder 1)

Telegraph Material: 1880 (Box 73/Folder 2)

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Telegraph Material: 1887 (Box 73/Folder 3)

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Telegraph Material: 1889 (Box 73/Folder 4)

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Telegraph Material: 1914 (Box 73/Folder 5)

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Telegraph Material: Undated (Box 73/Folders 6-11)

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Telegraph Reports: August 1853 - November 1853 (Box 92)

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Telegraph Reports: December 1853 - July 1854 (Box 93)

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Telegraph Reports: August 1854 - February 1855 (Box 94)

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Telegraph Reports: June 1855 - August 1855 (Box 94)

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Telegraph Reports: November 1855 - December 1855 (Box 94)

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Newspaper clippings; broadsides with rates and regulations; diagrams; maps of telegraph lines; other printed materials. (Map case II-8/Folder 3)

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