Comments: Research Opportunities

Porthcurno Telegraph Museum [Telegraph, Site]

Collections samples (including working telegraph exhibits)

Video tour of museum

Archive inludes business records of Cable& Wireless.” The archive houses thousands of unique records including staff records, maps and nautical charts, company minutes and ledgers, technical documents, corporate publications, and a collection of books on the history of telecommunications including many early and rare books. The archive also houses over 10,000 photographs, and a selection of films from the 1940s to the present (many of which have been transferred to video and are available for loan).” Visit to Search Room is free but must be booked in advance (open Monday, Thursday, Friday).

Contact Charlotte Todd, Collections Manager
T: (0044) 1736 811 918; E: