Links & Resources

Additional information and research material related to the telecommunications industry.

Telecommunications History Links

The Telecommunications History Group, Inc. - Telecom Links ResourcesThe information surrounding the telecommunications industry’s rich history is vast. At The Telecommunications History Group, we’ve done our best to compile an extensive collection of telecommunications equipment, historical documents, directories, memorabilia, and more, making one of the nation’s largest privately held telecommunications archives. Our group also operates two museums focused on the history of the telecommunications industry.

At THG, we are passionate about preserving the history of the telecommunications industry; If we can assist you with research please complete our online form. If you can’t find the information you’re looking for on our website, below are some links to organizations, clubs, exhibits, museums, and archives you may find helpful.

Alexander Graham Bell Family Papers
Library of Congress

British Telecom Archive

International Telecommunication Union Archives

MCI Archives
Hagley Museum and Library

Montrose Historical and Telephone Pioneer Museum 

NH Telephone Museum

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

Swedish Telemuseum

Telephone Historical Centre – Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Clubs & Associations:
Antique Telephone Collectors Association

Telephone Collectors International, Inc.

TeleCom Pioneers

Telephone Museum Lists:
David Massey’s Telephone Tribute Site

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


ConsumerAffairs DNA Testing and Ancestry Guide

LDS Genealogy Centers

Home Advisor
History at Home: A Guide to Genealogy

National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)

National Genealogical Society