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The Mountain Bell Telephone and Telegraph Photograph Collection

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The Mountain Bell Telephone and Telegraph Photograph Collection

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Collection Overview

Collection Inventory+/-

Content Description

Collection Use

Administrative Information

Subjects

Collection Overview +/-

Title: The Mountain Bell Telephone and Telegraph Photograph Collection
Dates: 1956-1976 (inclusive)
Collection Number: P 005
Summary: .3 linear feet
Repository: Stewart Library Special Collections
Address:
Weber State University
2901 University Circle
Ogden UT 84408

Collection Inventory +/-

item 1: Telephone Company display, April 9, 1956, commemorating the opening of the Salt Lake exchange 75 years before
item 2: Telephone Company display, April 9, 1956, commemorating the opening of the Salt Lake exchange 75 years before
item 3: Telephone Company display, April 9, 1956, commemorating the opening of the Salt Lake exchange 75 years before
item 4: Unidentified building and people
item 5: 1976 six millionth telephone installed, University of Utah
item 6: Pictures of John F. Kennedy taken from control room of television station, 1963
item 7: Pictures of John F. Kennedy taken from control room of television station, 1963
item 8: Pictures of John F. Kennedy taken from control room of television station, 1963
item 9: Commemorative photo of Governor Calvin Rampton using gold-plated trimline phone on the event of the installation of the one hundred millionth telephone installation. Each governor received a phone. With Pampton is Howard Blood, Public Relations, Mountain Bell
item 10: Western Electric Branch, Salt Lake City, Utah
item 11: Unidentified buildings and street
item 12: Unidentified buildings and street
item 13: Unidentified buildings and street
item 14: “This is the Place” Monument, Salt Lake City
item 15: Unidentified buildings, people, and streets
item 16: Unidentified buildings, people, and streets
item 17: Unidentified buildings, people, and streets
item 18: Unidentified buildings, people, and streets
item 19: Unidentified buildings, people, and streets
item 20: Unidentified buildings, people, and streets
item 21: Railroad – possibly the laying of the Golden Spike?
item 22: Unidentified building
item 23: Six Millionth telephone commemoration-data phone installed LDS Hospital Nov. 1, 1976 for heart research
item 24: Unidentified telephone workers at work
item 25: Unidentified telephone workers at work
item 26: Unidentified telephone workers at work
item 27: Unidentified telephone workers at work
item 28: Ogden, Utah 1888 Telephone Company office, unidentified persons
item 29: Salt Lake City, late 19th Century

Content Description +/-

The contents of this photograph collection were selected in 1977 from the Salt Lake City archives of Mountain Bell Telephone and Telegraph. Martie Collett, Special Collections Librarian, Stewart Library, selected items which reflected Ogden and Salt Lake City telephone history, as well as Utah telephone history.

Collection Use +/-

Restrictions on Access:

Written permission must be obtained from the donor for use of all photographs. A copy of the inventory and index is available at the desk.

Administrative Information +/-

Arrangement:

This collection is arrranged by subject group.

Acquisition Information:

Gift

Processing Note:

This collection was processed by a Special Collections processor.

Creator:

Mountain Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company

Language:

Collection materials are in English.

Sponsor:

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

Quantity:

1 box

Language of the Finding Aid:

Finding guide is in English in Latin script.

Author of the Finding Aid:

Finding aid created by Sarah Langsdon

EAD Creation Date:

2011

Standard:

Finding aid based on DACS (Describing Archives: A Content Standard).

Subjects +/-

Corporate Names:

Mountan Bell Telephone and Telephgraph

Subject Terms:

Communication

Geographical Names:

Ogden, Utah

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