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National Bell Telephone Company



  • Existence: 1879-03-13 - 1880-04-17


The Bell Telephone Company was incorporated in Massachusetts on July 30, 1878. It then merged with the New England Telephone and Telegraph Company (incorporated on February 12, 1878) to form the National Bell Telephone Company (incorporated on March 13, 1879). A little over a year later it was reorganized to become the American Bell Telephone Company (incorporated on April 17, 1880)

Found in 1 Record:

Early telephone service in Kansas collection

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: RH MS P951

This collection consists of an appointment letter sent to Prescott Keys of Concord, Massachusetts to serve as agent for all of the State of Kansas, excepting Wyandotte County, for the National Bell Telephone Company, written by Theo N. Vail. Also in the collection is a National Bell Telephone flier describing costs for having a Bell telephone line put in.

Dates: 1879