Transatlantic Cable Collection, 1858-1959 | Special Collections and University Archives
Title: Transatlantic Cable Collection, 1858-1959
Collection Identifier: MG 84
ID: 00/MG 84
Extent: 1.0 Linear Feet
Scope and Contents: The Transatlantic Cable Collection consists of four items: a framed segment of cable used in the first transatlantic telegraph connection, 1858; a document certifying the cable’s authenticity; a photograph of the USCG ship Marmer, 1959 and an undated photograph of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s ship Discoverer.