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U.S. Army and Navy letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 149
Finding aid note: Stored onsite at the Woodson Research Center.

Scope and Contents

While the letters are on a number of different topics, many deal with the Sterling Debenture Corporation and stock offerings in the American Telegraphone Corporation. The corporation was founded in 1903 to manufacture the Telegraphone, a magnetic sound recording device invented by Danish engineer Valdemar Poulson. Although several hundred machines were bought by curious scientists, the product was not a commercial success.

Dates

  • 1828 - 1910

Creator

Access Restrictions

This material is open for research.

Conditions Governing Access

Stored onsite at the Woodson Research Center.

Restrictions on Use

Permission to publish material from the U.S. Army and Navy Letters, 1828-1910, must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library.

Biographical Note

Letters are to and from various high-ranking officers of both the U.S. Army and Navy.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (43 letters)

Language of Materials

English

Acquisition Information

Purchase from Black, manuscripts dealer, October 1961.

Creator

Title
Guide to the U.S. Army and Navy Letters, 1828-1910
Status
Completed
Date
2005
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas Repository

Contact:
Fondren Library MS-44, Rice University
6100 Main St.
Houston Texas 77005 USA