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Morse telegraph register Western Union Telegraph Company Records
1820-1995

400 cubic feet
by Robert S. Harding and Alison Oswald

Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C;. archivescenter@si.edu; 202-633-3270; www.americanhistory.si.edu/archives
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SERIES 4: PRESIDENTIAL LETTERBOOKS AND WRITINGS, 1865-1911

Box Folder Description
    Subseries 1: Presidential, 1865-1893
197A 1 William Orton, Book 1, November 3, 1865-July 26, 1867
  2 William Orton, Book 2, August 1, 1867-January 6, 1868
197B 1 William Orton, Book 3, January 6, 1868-June 8, 1868
  2 William Orton, Book 4, June 8, 1868-November 24, 1868
198A 1 William Orton, Book 5, November 24, 1868-May 4, 1869
  2 William Orton, Book 6, May 4, 1869-November 25, 1869
198B 1 William Orton, Book 7, November 25, 1869-August 30, 1870
  2 William Orton, Book 8, August 31, 1870-March 10, 1871
199A 1 William Orton, Book 9, March 13, 1871-April 8, 1872
  2 William Orton, Book 10, April 9, 1872-October 25, 1872
199B 1 William Orton, Book 11, October 25, 1872-May 21, 1873
  2 William Orton, Book 12, May 21, 1873-November 28, 1873
200A 1 William Orton, Book 13, December 2, 1873-November 20, 1874
  2 William Orton, Book 14, November 20, 1874-September 11, 1875
200B 1 William Orton, Book 15, September 11, 1875-January 8, 1876
  2 William Orton, Book 16, January 8, 1876-June 12, 1876
201A 1 William Orton, Book 17, June 13, 1876-September 23, 1876
  2 William Orton, Book, 18, September 23, 1876-March 1, 1877
201B 1 William Orton, Book 19, March 2, 1877-July 24, 1877
  2 William Orton, Book 20, July 25, 1877-February 23, 1878
202A 1 William Orton, Book 21, February 23, 1878-April 20, 1878
202B 1 Norvin Green, Book 1, July 20, 1877-May 23, 1878
  2 Norvin Green, Book 2, February 25, 1879-December 13, 1879
202C 1 Norvin Green, Book 2, November 20, 1879-December 31, 1880
  2 Norvin Green, Book 3, December 17, 1879-August 8, 1881
203A 1 Norvin Green, Book 4, August 9, 1881-January 26, 1883
  2 Norvin Green, Book 5, January 30,1883-July 21,1884
203B 1 Norvin Green, Book 6, July 24,1884-August 5, 1885
  2 Norvin Green, Book 7, August6, 1885-October 5, 1886
204A 1 Norvin Green, Book 8, October 6, 1886-January 10, 1888
  2 Norvin Green, Book 9, January 10, 1888-August 12, 1889
204B 1 Norvin Green, Book 10, August 12, 1889-July 17, 1891
  2 Norvin Green, Book 11, July 18, 1891-January 12, 1893
    Subseries 2: Letterbooks Miscellaneous, 1887-1911
205A 1 Frank B. Rae to George W. Huddleston, 1887-1888 and
A.P. Lauckhart to George W. Huddleston, 1888
  2 Jay R. Page to E.G. Scheckler, n.d. and
E. G. Scheckler to F. Tubbs, 1896-1911
    Subseries 3: Writings, 1872-1890
205B 1 Green, Norvin. Remarks before Committee on Railroad, January 28, 1879
  2 Green, Norvin. Remarks to Board of Directors of Western Union, September 13, 1882
  3 Green, Norvin. Senate Committee on Education and Labor, August 30, 1883
  4 Green, Norvin. Senate Committee on Education and Labor, August 31, 1883
  5 Green, Norvin. Senate Committee on Education and Labor, September 3, 1883
  6 Green, Norvin. Government and the Telegraph, November 1883
  7 Green, Norvin. Statement to Senate Committee on Post Offices and Post Roads, January 22, 1884
  8 Green, Norvin. Statement on Postal Telegraph, January 31, 1884
  9 Green, Norvin. House Committee on Post Offices and Post Roads, April 8, 1884 and April 11, 1884.
  10 Green, Norvin. Statement on Postal Telegraph, January 20, 1888
  11 Green, Norvin. Remonstrating against the passage of bill for the establishment of a Government System of Postal Telegraph, January 23, 1888.
  12 Green, Norvin. Regulation of the Telegraph Business, March 28, 1888
  13 Green, Norvin. Argument before Assembly Committee on General Laws, April 17, 1888
  14 Green, Norvin. Are Telegraph Rates Too High? November 1889
  15 Green, Norvin. Statement. Postal Telegraph Facilities, February 28, 1890.
  16 Green, Norvin. Statement on Post-Office and Post Roads, May 20, 1890.
  17 Green, Norvin. Statement and supplemental letter on Post-office and Post Roads, June 9, 1890.
  18 Orton, William. Argument about Government Telegraphs, 1870
  19 Orton, William. The Weather Signals and the Telegraph, April 9, 1872.
  20 Orton, William. Letter to General Albert J. Meyer, October 15, 1872.
  21 Orton, William. A Letter to the Postmaster-General, 1874.
  22 Orton, William. Argument on the Postal Telegraph Bill, 1874.
  23 Eckert, Thomas. Memoranda Concerning the Petition of Typographical Unions, Printers and others for a Government Telegraph, April 25, 1894.
821 1 Carlton, Newcomb. The Western Union Telegraph Company, January 1920.
  2 Marshall, Walter P. Ezra Cornell: His Contributions to Western Union and to Cornell University, 1951.
  3 Williams, A.N. What Hath God Wrought, 1944.

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