MG 206 - Montgomery Collection

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Scope and Content

Collection contains a statement of the introduction of the telephone into the city of Harrisburg written by Horace A. Chute who was the first general manager of the Telephone Company in Harrisburg. It was printed in the Star Independent on August 13, 1900. The collection also has a typewritten manuscript, "Early Western Union Days," from material furnished by T. W. Carroll, general manager of the Eastern Division and G. Catherman, Harrisburg manager, 1874 to 1929.

Also contains an "Exchange Subscription," made out for the placement of a telephone instrument on the premises of J. B. Montgomery, Chestnut Street, from the Harrisburg Telephone Exchange, which is signed by H. A. Chute; and two receipts from the telephone company for the rental of a telephone, 1882.

Date(s): 1882-1929

Extent: 2 folders, 4 enclosures