Educational Publications & Resources Available

The following publications are recommended reading for information on your specific areas of interest in the hobby of antique telephony. They can be found on Amazon, eBay or through other internet related searches.

Other educational links:

Old-time Telephones: History, Design, Technology, Restoration (3rd edition)


Dickinson County Historical Museum of Independent Telephony, Abilene, Kansas
San Antonio Museum of Science and Technology, San Antonio, Texas
The Telephone History Museum of Gridley, Illinois
The New Hampshire Telephone Museum, Warner, New Hampshire
The New England Museum of Telephony, Ellsworth, Maine
The Telephone Museum, Waltham, Massachusetts
Jefferson Barracks Telephone Museum, St. Louis, Missouri
The Tacoma Telephone Pioneer Museum, Tacoma, Washington
The Virginia Telephone Museum, Richmond, Virginia
JKL Museum of Telephony, Santa Cruz, California
Montrose Historical & Telephone Pioneer Museum, Montrose, Michigan
Harold Warp Pioneer Village, 138 E US Highway 6, Minden, Nebraska
Connections Museum, Seattle, Washington

YouTube Videos on Telephone Collecting and History

Spradley Telephone Museum, McGregor, Texas
Texas Country Reporter, “Don Capehart’s Telephone Museum”, Corsicana, Texas
Telephones in Time, “Don Walton #590”, Beaverton, Oregon