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Pan Electric Company, 09/25/1883 - 03/25/1889

 File — Box: 5, Folder: 3

Scope and Contents note

From the Collection:

The Rogers Family Papers consist of fifteen series, the first being on the Rogers & Clarke families in general, and the remainder focusing on the papers of individuals such as James Webb Rogers I, J. Harris Rogers, James Charles Rogers, Cora Rogers Clarke, Phillips H. Clarke Jr., Mae Harris Clarke and George E. Sullivan. The final series contains objects and oversize materials of varying types.

Extent: 30 linear feet Number of Boxes: 19, with 11 oversize containers


  • 09/25/1883 - 03/25/1889

Conditions Governing Access note

Most manuscripts collections at the Georgetown University Booth Family Center for Special Collections are open to researchers; however, restrictions may apply to some collections. Collections stored off site require a minimum of three days for retrieval. For use of all manuscripts collections, researchers are advised to contact the Booth Family Center for Special Collections in advance of any visit.


From the Collection: 44.5 Linear Feet (30 boxes)

Language of Materials


Container Summary

Ephemera and contracts involving the Pan Electric Company and its subsidiaries, Pan Electric Telephone, Pan Electric Telegraph and Rogers Telephone Telegraph Company. Includes the following items: 1 stock certificate for $100 for Pan Electric Telephone (7 1/2" x 3 1/2") (1 Mar 1886); 1 booklet, "Pan Electric Company," bearing the perforated seal of the "Pan Electric Telegraph Co 1889;" 1 stock certificate for 100 shares in the Rogers Telephone Telegraph Company issued to Henry George (10 1/2" x 8 1/2") (3 Nov 1888); 1 handwritten document of incorporation for "the Pan Electric Telegraph", 2 pp., signed by J. Harris Rogers, General Joseph E. Johnston, Augstus H. Garland and John C. Brown (25 Sep 1883); 1 handwritten copy of a document regarding the Company and the Supreme Court of D.C., 1 p.; 1 typewritten contract between J. Harris Rogers and John A. Clarke regarding stock in the Pan Electric Company and the American Postal Telegraph, signed by J. Harris Rogers and James Webb Rogers, I (22 May 1884).

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

Lauinger Library, 5th Floor
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