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Title Baker Downer Telephone Records
Call Number MSS 409
Extent 1 ledger book
Dates of Creation 1910-1946
Creator Baker – Downer Telephone Company
Scope & Content There is one ledger book that contains the meeting minutes for the yearly meetings of the organization from beginning to end.
Admin/Biographical History The Downer-Baker Telephone Company was established by local farmers in the townships of Downer and Baker Minnesota to improve communication in the area between farms. The company ran independently until 1946 when they sold the line the Northwestern and dissolved the corporation.
Subjects Telephone companies
Downer (Minn.)
Baker (Minn.)
Access Conditions There are no access restrictions on the materials, and the collection is open to all members of the public in accordance with state law.
Copyrights The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming to the laws of libel, privacy, and copyright of the state of Minnesota which may be involved in the use of this collection.
Language of Material English
Archival History Donated by Helen Austin in 1995. Accession #: 95.23.1
Containers Baker Downer Telephone Company Ledger Book, 1910-1946