The following are just a few places you can go to learn more about the history of the telecommunications industry:

Alexander Graham Bell Family Papers
American Memory
Library of Congress

British Telecom Archive

International Telecommunication Union Archives

NH Telephone Museum

MCI Archives
Hagley Museum and Library

Oklahoma Museum of Telephone History

Southern New England Telephone Archives
Thomas Dodd Research Center
University of Connecticut

Swedish Telemuseum

Telephone Historical Centre - Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

On-line exhibits:
Bell System Memorial

BT's Connected Earth

Pioneer Business Systems

Southwest Museum of Engineering,
Communications and Computation

Techahead's Alexander Graham Bell exhibit

The Telecommunications Act of 1996

The Telecommunications Virtual Museum

Wireless History Foundation

Clubs & Associations:
Antique Telephone Collectors Association

CenturyLink Pioneers

Telephone Collectors International, Inc.

TeleCom Pioneers

Telephone Museum Lists:
David Massey's Telephone Tribute site:

1940 Census Records (Free to search)
Vital Records

LDS Genealogy Centers

Home Advisor
History at Home: A Guide to Genealogy

National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)

National Genealogical Society

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