- Western Union Telegraph Company
- Call number
- MssCol 3298
- Physical description
- .4 linear feet (3 v.)
- Preferred Citation
- Western Union Telegraph Company records, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library
- Manuscripts and Archives Division
- Access to materials
- Advance notice required. Request access to this collection.
Collection consists of Western Union financial and construction records. Financial statistics, 1867-1875, were kept by George B. Prescott, electrician for the company. Also, costs of construction and repair work on lines, 1873-1874; and records of orders for telegraph poles, 1911-1912.
Using the collection
LocationManuscripts and Archives Division
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, New York, NY 10018-2788
Brooke Russell Astor Reading Room, Third Floor, Room 328