Item 76-1006 - Belmont municipal telephone system minute book

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Belmont municipal telephone system minute book

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  • 1922-1954 (Creation)
    Belmont municipal telephone system

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The Belmont Municipal Telephone System began operation in 1922 in Havelock, Belmont Township, Ontario. This new system preceeded the Bell Telephone Company and the Havelock-Cordova Telephone Company in Belmont Township. It served subscribers for 33 years. In 1953, the Bell Telephone Company entered into negotiations with the Belmont Municipal System to re-acquire the system.

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This item was in the custody of the Peterborough Board of Education and donated, by Robert Taylor-Vaisey, to the Trent University Archives.

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This item is a minute book of commissioners', subscribers' and annual and special meetings of the Belmont Municipal Telephone System, preceder to the Bell Telephone Company and the Havelock-Cordova Telephone Company.

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This item was donated by Robert Taylor-Vaisey via the Peterborough Board of Education.


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