Additional information and research material related to the telecommunications industry.
Links & Resources
Telecommunications History Links
The 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History Group, we’ve done our best to compile an extensive collection of telecommunications equipment, historical documents, directories, memorabilia, and more, making one of the nation’s largest privately held telecommunications archives.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
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
Telephone Historical Centre – Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Clubs & Associations:
Antique Telephone Collectors Association
Telephone Collectors International, Inc.
Telephone Museum Lists:
David Massey’s Telephone Tribute Site
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
History at Home: A Guide to Genealogy
National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
National Genealogical Society