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History Group, we’ve done our best to compile an extensive collection of telecommunications equipment, historical documents, directories, memorabilia, and more, making one of the nation’s largest privately held telecommunications archives.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.

Archives:
Alexander Graham Bell Family Papers
Library of Congress
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/bellhtml/bellhome.html

British Telecom Archive
http://www.bt.com/archives

International Telecommunication Union Archives
http://www.itu.int

MCI Archives
Hagley Museum and Library
http://digital.hagley.org/cdm/landingpage/collection/p268001coll28

Montrose Historical and Telephone Pioneer Museum
www.montrosemuseum.com 

NH Telephone Museum
http://nhtelephonemuseum.com

Southern New England Telephone Archives
Thomas Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut
https://thedoddcenter.uconn.edu

Swedish Telemuseum
https://www.tekniskamuseet.se/

Telephone Historical Centre – Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
http://www.telephonehistoricalcentre.com

Clubs & Associations:
Antique Telephone Collectors Association
http://www.atcaonline.com

Telephone Collectors International, Inc.
http://www.telephonecollectors.org

TeleCom Pioneers
http://www.telecompioneers.org

Telephone Museum Lists:
David Massey’s Telephone Tribute Site
http://www.telephonetribute.com/telephone_museums.html

On-line exhibits:
Bell System Memorial
http://www.beatriceco.com/bti/porticus/bell/bell.htm

BT’s Connected Earth
http://www.connected-earth.com

Pioneer Business Systems
https://www.pioneercomms.co.uk/history-of-communication/

Southwest Museum of Engineering, Communications and Computation
http://www.smecc.org

Techahead’s Alexander Graham Bell exhibit
http://www.techaheadcorp.com/kc/alexander-graham-bell-invented-telephone/

The Telecommunications Act of 1996
http://www.shoretelsky.com/resources/telecommunications-act-of-1996/

The Telecommunications Virtual Museum
http://www.telcomhistory.org/vm

Wireless History Foundation
http://www.wirelesshistoryfoundation.org/wireless-history-project/wireless-history-timeline

Genealogy:
Ancestry.com
http://www.ancestry.com/1940-census/

ConsumerAffairs DNA Testing and Ancestry Guide
www.consumeraffairs.com/health/ancestry-dna-testing/

LDS Genealogy Centers
www.familysearch.org

Home Advisor
History at Home: A Guide to Genealogy

National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
www.archives.gov/research/genealogy/index.html

National Genealogical Society
www.ngsgenealogy.org