Fonds 016 Wanham Mutual Telephone Company fonds


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Summary information

Repository: South Peace Regional Archives
Title: Wanham Mutual Telephone Company fonds
Reference code: 0016
Date: 1951-1966 (date of creation)
Physical description: 2.5 cm of textual records

1 photograph

Language: English
Dates of creation, revision and deletion: Processed in 2000

Exported from AoR and added to new database in Nov. 2021 – SF

Administrative history / Biographical sketch

Wanham Mutual Telephone Company was formed in 1951, to provide telephone services for twenty shareholders in the Wanham area.

Custodial history

Records were donated to Wally Tansem by E.J. Harrington, auditor of the Wanham Mutual Telephone Company.

Scope and content

The fonds consists of 1 financial ledger recording customers, their rents and tolls, and the receipts and expenditures of the company from 1951 to 1966. One photograph shows the Wanham phone exchange with two operators, one person waiting at the counter, and one customer.


Title notes

  • Source of title proper: Title based on the contents of the fonds.

Restrictions on access

No access restrictions

Reference code Title Dates Physical description
0016.01 Item – Wanham Rural Telephone Company 1930 c. 1 photograph : b&w : 8 x 10 in.
  Scope and content:

The Wanham phone exchange with two operators. In the background a woman waits on a customer.