Murray State University
200 Pogue Library
Murray, Kentucky 42071
Collection Title: Hazel Telephone Exchange Company Records
Series Number: MS10-35
Processed and Cataloged by: Processed by Dieter C. Ullrich on June 14, 2010.
Date Listed: June 14, 2010
Date Span: 1917-1918
Size of Collection: 0.10 linear feet.
Number of Boxes: 4 legal size file folders; 30 items.
Type of Material: Records.
Condition of Material: Fair with tears, fading and foxing caused by improper storage.
Arrangement: Organized alphabetically by title of company; Chronological arrangement.
Biographical / Historical Information: The Hazel Telephone Exchange Company of Hazel, Kentucky was established during the early part of the 20th Century and remained in operation until the West Kentucky Rural Telephone Company purchased the business in 1954.
Scope and Content: Collection consists of billing statements received by the Hazel Telephone Exchange Company of Hazel, Kentucky from 1917 to 1918. The records contain statements and receipts from the Kellogg Switchboard & Supply Company, the Cumberland Telephone & Telegraph Company and local merchants from Calloway County, Kentucky. Included with the records are service toll statements listing clients and places called.
Subject Headings / Descriptors:
Hazel Telephone Exchange Company (Hazel, Ky.)
Kellogg Switchboard and Supply Company (Chicago, Ill.)
Cumberland Telephone and Telegraph Company (Murray, Ky.)
Telephone – Kentucky – Hazel.
Telephone – Kentucky – Calloway County.
Additional Sources: See Calloway County, Kentucky: Family History page 132.