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Date Range From
1910
Date Range To
1920
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOD, PLASTIC, STEEL, BRASS
Catalogue Number
P19780130000
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1910
Date Range To
1920
Materials
WOOD, PLASTIC, STEEL, BRASS
No. Pieces
1
Height
7.6
Length
30.4
Width
10.8
Description
DARK BROWN WOODEN BASE. HAS PURPLE TIN BOX ON TOP OF IT, WRITTEN IN WHITE "NATIONAL DISTRICT TELEGRAPH MESSENGERS - WESTERN UNION", SMALL HANDLE ENGRAVED WITH "513". SMALL PLASTIC WINDOW WITH MESSENGER RATES ON BOX AT TOP. WIRES COMING OUT OF TOP. BRASS FRAME SCREWED TO WINDOW. CLOTH COVERED WIRES CONNECTED TO BOLTS AT TOP. BLACK RESIDUE AROUND BOLTS & DOWN BACK OF WOOD.
Subjects
TELECOMMUNICATION T&E
Historical Association
BUSINESS
History
FROM TELEGRAPH OFFICES IN VANCOUVER, (OBTAINED IN THE U.S.) IT RANG BUZZERS IN OFFICE ON A LARGE BOARD, INDICATING MESSENGERS TO BE SENT & WHERE.
Catalogue Number
P19780130000
Acquisition Date
1978-04
Collection
Museum
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Date Range From
1910
Date Range To
1920
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COPPER WIRE, STEEL
Catalogue Number
P19780131000
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1910
Date Range To
1920
Materials
COPPER WIRE, STEEL
No. Pieces
1
Height
2.8
Length
10.2
Width
6.4
Description
CALL BOX. "CGE" EMBOSSED ON TOP. GREY-COLOURED. SMALL RECTANGULAR BOX ON TOP OF BASE. COPPER WIRE IN BOX - COMES OUT OF BOTTOM. TWO HOLES ON BASE FOR MOUNTING.
Subjects
TELECOMMUNICATION T&E
SOUND COMMUNICATION T&E
Historical Association
BUSINESS
History
REFER TO P19780129000 & P19780130000-GA FOR HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19780131000
Acquisition Date
1978-04
Collection
Museum
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Date Range From
1900
Date Range To
1910
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOD, BRASS
Catalogue Number
P19672497000
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1900
Date Range To
1910
Materials
WOOD, BRASS
No. Pieces
9
Height
10.9
Length
22.0
Width
10.8
Description
.1 WOOD BOX. BASE EXTENDS 1CM FROM SIDES. BASE IS PAINTED RED. LID OF BOX IS HELD ON BY SIX FLAT-HEAD SCREWS. THE WOOD FINISH IS DARKLY STAINED. .2 BRASS TERMINALS. REMAINING PIECES CONSIST OF FIVE BRASS KNOBS AND THREE BRASS NUTS. THERE ARE TWO KNOBS AND ONE NUT ON THE TOP OF THE CASE. THE REMAINING 3 BRASS KNOBS AND 2 BRASS NUTS ARE MOUNTED ON THE SIDE OF THE BOX. ONE SIDE KNOB IS SPRING-LOADED AND TOUCHES METAL PLATE. *UPDATE* AS OF 2011 INVENTORY, THE NO. PIECES HAS BEEN DECREASED FROM 9 TO 1. THE NINE PIECES DESCRIBED ARE FIRMLY ATTACHED TO ON ARTIFACT. ARTIFACT PHOTOGRAPH DOES NOT INDICATE ANY SEPARATE PIECES.
Subjects
ENERGY PRODUCTION T&E
TELECOMMUNICATION T&E
Historical Association
INDUSTRY
History
CANADA
Catalogue Number
P19672497000
Acquisition Date
1967-01
Collection
Museum
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Date Range From
1900
Date Range To
1910
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOD, BRASS
Catalogue Number
P19672502000
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1900
Date Range To
1910
Materials
WOOD, BRASS
No. Pieces
1
Description
.1 13.3 CM HT. X 12.7 CM WTH. X 24.2 CM LTH.WOOD, BRASS. 7 PIECES. .2 12.1 CM HT. X 12.7 CM WTH. X 24.1 CM LTH.WOOD, BRASS. 1 PIECE. BRASS TERMINALS; WOOD CASE. VARNISHED WOODEN BOX WITH ROUNDED EDGES. BASE OF BOX PAINTED RED. TOP STAINED WITH RED, WHITE, BROWN, AND GREY PAINT SPOTS. *UPDATE* AS OF 2011 INVENTORY, NO. PIECES HAS BEEN DECREASED FROM 8 TO 1. ALL ITEMS ARE FIRMLY ATTACHED TO BASE (THEY WOULD REQUIRE TOOLS TO REMOVE).
Subjects
ENERGY PRODUCTION T&E
TELECOMMUNICATION T&E
Historical Association
INDUSTRY
Catalogue Number
P19672502000
Acquisition Date
1967-01
Collection
Museum
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Date Range From
1900
Date Range To
1925
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
OAK, PLASTIC, TIN, STEEL
Catalogue Number
P19683246000
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1900
Date Range To
1925
Materials
OAK, PLASTIC, TIN, STEEL
No. Pieces
1
Height
20.6
Length
39.4
Width
24.1
Description
TWO DIALS NO. 1 TO 100 IN FRONT. CRACKED AND CHIPPED CABINET. WOOD BODY WITH HINGED LID AT TOP. FRONT DISPLAYS BROWN BAKELITE DIALS (2) MARKED "1" TO "100" IN ADDITION TO TWO CONTACTS, 1 JACK, AND 3 POINTERS. FRONT BOTTOM CRACKED. APPEARS THAT LABEL WAS REMOVED FROM ONE SIDE.
Subjects
TELECOMMUNICATION T&E
Historical Association
EDUCATION
Catalogue Number
P19683246000
Acquisition Date
1968-05
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
TELEPHONE EXCHANGE
Date Range From
1910
Date Range To
1920
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
OAK, METAL
Catalogue Number
P19641356000
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
TELEPHONE EXCHANGE
Date Range From
1910
Date Range To
1920
Materials
OAK, METAL
No. Pieces
2
Height
57.1
Length
29.5
Width
11.7
Description
PATRICK & WILKINS CO. PHILA PA PATENTED. TOP IS A BOARD WITH A SERIES (1 T10, 15, 16, 18, 19, 47, 48) OF NUMBERED DIALS. HINGED COVER (GLASS MISSING) BOTTOM IS SWITCH BOARD WITH CORRESPONDING NUMBERS. RECEIVER HOOK ON SIDE TRANSMITTER CORD BROKEN BELOW "OPERATOR".
Subjects
TELECOMMUNICATION T&E
Historical Association
PROFESSIONS
History
*NOTE* BLACK METAL PLATE AT TOP, UNHINGED TO SWITCHBOARD - NOW 2 PIECES (SPRING 2006)
Catalogue Number
P19641356000
Acquisition Date
1964-11
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
MAGNETO WALL SET
Date Range From
1905
Date Range To
1910
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOD, NICKEL PLATE, BAKELITE
Catalogue Number
P19739499000
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
MAGNETO WALL SET
Date Range From
1905
Date Range To
1910
Materials
WOOD, NICKEL PLATE, BAKELITE
No. Pieces
1
Height
52.1
Length
35.5
Width
23.0
Description
COMPLETE WITH BATTERIES. NICKEL PLATED & BLACK METAL MOUTHPIECE. LABEL PASTED ON FRONT OF SET. "THIS EQUIPMENT DONATED BY A.G.T. ALBERTA GOVERNMENT TELEPHONES". REFER TO P19641305000-GA FOR DIAGRAM INSIDE COVER.
Subjects
TELECOMMUNICATION T&E
Historical Association
DOMESTIC
Catalogue Number
P19739499000
Acquisition Date
1973-11
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
MAGNETO WALL SET
Date Range From
1905
Date Range To
1910
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOD, NICKEL PLATE, BAKELITE
Catalogue Number
P19780051000
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
MAGNETO WALL SET
Date Range From
1905
Date Range To
1910
Materials
WOOD, NICKEL PLATE, BAKELITE
No. Pieces
1
Description
COMPLETE WITH BATTERIES. NICKEL PLATED AND BLACK METAL MOUTHPIECE. CRANK HANDLE. WRITING LEDGE IS MISSING. LABEL ON FRONT: "THE NORTHERN ELECTRIC & MANUFACTURING CO. LTD." TOP RIGHT SCREW ON MOUTHPIECE HAS BEEN REPLACED. REFER TO P19641305000-GA FOR SIMILAR DIAGRAM (CIRCUIT). CORD TO EARPIECE IS FRAYING AT BASE OF TELEPHONE BOX.
Subjects
TELECOMMUNICATION T&E
Historical Association
PROFESSIONS
Catalogue Number
P19780051000
Acquisition Date
1978-07
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
MINE TELEPHONE
Date Range From
1918
Date Range To
1955
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
CAST IRON, BAKELITE
Catalogue Number
P19860061000
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
MINE TELEPHONE
Date Range From
1918
Date Range To
1955
Materials
CAST IRON, BAKELITE
No. Pieces
1
Height
29.5
Length
42.0
Width
31.0
Description
BLACK STAMPED METAL IDENTIFICATION PLATE "PERMISSIBLE MINE-TYPE TELEPHONE APPROVAL-SEAL" "DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE BUREAU OF MINES" AMERICAN EAGLE COAT-OF ARMS "NO. 901". "ISSUED TO THE WESTERN ELECTRIC COMPANY, INC." "CAUTION"- (4 POINTS): 1. USE: 2. GENERAL SAFETY: 3. LOCKING AND SEALING: 4. RENEWALS AND REPAIRS. LARGE THREADED NUT (2.5 CM) AT BASE OF TELEPHONE. 2 IRON BRACKETS SCREWED TO BACK OF PHONE. FACE: BLACK BAKELITE TELEPHONE EAR RECEIVER (BASE MISSING), MOUTHPIECE (RECESSED) MOUNTED SEPARATELY ABOVE BLACK CRANK. TELEPHONE IS GREY PAINTED, WHICH IS FLAKED, PEELING AND RUSTING. FACE PLATE IS HINGED. EMBOSSED "WESTERN ELECTRIC MADE IN U.S.A.". BELL HOUSING MOUNTED ON TOP. 2 CORDS ATTACHED AT TOP. EARPIECE HAS "PAT.1918 143" ON IT.
Subjects
TELECOMMUNICATION T&E
Historical Association
COAL MINING
History
USED IN GALT NO. 8 MINE, LETHBRIDGE.
Catalogue Number
P19860061000
Acquisition Date
1985-10
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
UPRIGHT, DESK TYPE
Date Range From
1905
Date Range To
1915
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
METAL, BAKELITE, CORD, PLASTIC
Catalogue Number
P19860065000
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
UPRIGHT, DESK TYPE
Date Range From
1905
Date Range To
1915
Materials
METAL, BAKELITE, CORD, PLASTIC
No. Pieces
1
Height
27.0
Diameter
13.5
Description
BLACK, SILVER, LIME GREEN. MOUTHPIECE, SILVER METAL WITH BLACK BAKELITE SPEAKER. BLACK METAL LABEL SCREWED ONTO FRONT MOUTHPIECE READS "SPEAK DIRECTLY INTO MOUTHPIECE." NO. "1352100C" ENGRAVED ON FRONT. ENGRAVED ON BACK "MFD. BY STROMBERG-CARLSON TEL. MFG. CO. ROCHESTER, N.Y. U.S.A." METAL ARM HOLDER, BAKELITE EAR RECEIVER RESTS IN THIS ARM. GREEN COVERED TELEPHONE CORD ATTACHED AT BASE AND TO EAR RECEIVER. METAL PIECE AT TOP OF THE BASE HAS "PAT'D. SEPT. 12-1905" ENGRAVED INTO IT.
Subjects
TELECOMMUNICATION T&E
Historical Association
SAFETY SERVICES
History
UPRIGHT TELEPHONE CO. CA 1910-15 USED IN #1 FIREHALL AS PART OF CITY HALL COMMUNICATION SYSTEM.
Catalogue Number
P19860065000
Acquisition Date
1985-11
Collection
Museum
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