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Guide to the Oakland Home Telephone Company Collection, 1893-1909
Special Collections M0175  
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Oakland Home Telephone Company Collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1893-1909
    Collection number: Special Collections M0175
    Creator: Oakland Home Telephone Company.
    Extent: .25 linear ft.
    Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

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    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.


    Purchased from Alta California Bookstore, 1967.

    Preferred Citation:

    [Identification of item] Oakland Home Telephone Company Collection, M0175, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Scope and Content

    The items in this collection are dated from 1893-1909 and consist of correspondence (small amount) and business and legal documents. Under correspondence there are several letters from an injured employee, letters dealing with stockholders of Telepost, and a few letters discussing bills and agreements concerning the construction and operation of the telephone company. The business and legal documents contain various statements authorizing and acknowledging the creation of the telephone company, lists of names, minutes of different meetings, certificates of stockholders, some financial material, and other miscellaneous items.