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Bell Laboratories Record Magazine

Bell Laboratories Record Magazine ( 278 Files )

See Chuck Hensley's comprehensive index to articles in the BLR in the folder below.  It can be used to locate articles to research, whether found in the TCI LIbrary or elsewhere.

Chuck has offered to scan a limited number of pages from his collection (at his convenience).  Send requests using the "Contact Us" link in the Menu Bar above.

HINT:  Search for "BLR" followed by a topic keyword to find a series of related articles.  Use alphabetic sort to display them in chronological order.  e.g.  BLR PBX  or  BLR Picturephone.

When posted, complete scanned BLR issues were available here:
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Documents

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35feb Pacific Telephone Magazine Tci Ocr R 35feb Pacific Telephone Magazine Tci Ocr R

Date added: 02/12/2015
Date modified: 02/12/2015
Filesize: 12.2 MB
Downloads: 774

Contributed by Steve Cichorsky.  OCR by Clint Gilliland.

58mar WE P22 Plastics 58mar WE P22 Plastics

Date added: 02/10/2015
Date modified: 02/10/2015
Filesize: 1.28 MB
Downloads: 853

Contributed by Karl Brose.

60dec LongLines ATT R 60dec LongLines ATT R

Date added: 02/10/2015
Date modified: 02/10/2015
Filesize: 8.33 MB
Downloads: 1050

Includes articles on the Morris Electronic CO and cord winding.  OCR by Clint Gilliland.

43dec Pacific Tel Magazine - Christmas - TCI Ocr Op R 43dec Pacific Tel Magazine - Christmas - TCI Ocr Op R

Date added: 02/10/2015
Date modified: 02/10/2015
Filesize: 25.03 MB
Downloads: 474

Contributed by Steve Cichorsky.  OCR by Clint Gilliland.

Bell System Technical Journal Index with Links - 1922 - 1983 Bell System Technical Journal Index with Links - 1922 - 1983

Date added: 12/23/2014
Date modified: 12/24/2014
Filesize: Unknown
Downloads: 419

This links to a Library page containing a complete text searchable index that provides access to the full run of BSTJ articles from 1922-1983.  It can be accessed more easily from "Browse the Library" on the black menu bar above.

Contributed by Sam Etler with TCI formatting and site integration by Paul Fassbender.

MichBell 1955 - Electricity For The Telephone Man G4opt MichBell 1955 - Electricity For The Telephone Man G4opt

Date added: 11/19/2014
Date modified: 11/19/2014
Filesize: 3.83 MB
Downloads: 1280

Contributed by Greg Gobel.  OCR by Karl Brose.

Telezonia Teachers Guide, 1964 - Three Wall Charts Telezonia Teachers Guide, 1964 - Three Wall Charts

Date added: 07/13/2014
Date modified: 07/14/2014
Filesize: 1.13 MB
Downloads: 1073

The three wall charts extracted for quick reference from the 1964 Telezonia Teacher's Guide.

Telezonia Teachers Guide 1964 Ocr Telezonia Teachers Guide 1964 Ocr

Date added: 07/13/2014
Date modified: 07/13/2014
Filesize: 7.04 MB
Downloads: 1020

"A communications and telephone program for lower elementary grades." Emphasis: language arts, social studies and science.  Uses Teletrainer hardware so students can practice telephone skills. "Role-playing with the Teletrainer stimulates interest in the communications unit, develops listening and speaking skills, and provides opportunities for teaching social studies and science." Contributed by John Novack.

BSTR 41004 Oct73 Data Comm Handbook 326-584 BSTR 41004 Oct73 Data Comm Handbook 326-584

Date added: 06/17/2014
Date modified: 06/22/2014
Filesize: 18.44 MB
Downloads: 662

Bell System Technical Reference.  Data Communications using voiceband private line channels. Info for designers and manufacturers of data terminal equipment and voiceband private line channels offered under interstate Tariff F.C.C. No. 260 and similar intrastate tariffs. Contributed by John Gilbert.

Telephone Book PTT - Avalon, CA - Jul71 Ocr Telephone Book PTT - Avalon, CA - Jul71 Ocr

Date added: 06/15/2014
Date modified: 06/15/2014
Filesize: 3.97 MB
Downloads: 3029

Contributed by Steve Cichorsky.  Ocr by Clint Gilliland.

BSTJ Jul79 - TSPS Operator Training Facilities Ocr BSTJ Jul79 - TSPS Operator Training Facilities Ocr

Date added: 06/15/2014
Date modified: 06/25/2014
Filesize: 1.8 MB
Downloads: 858

Training simulator with multiple TSPS stations. Bell system Technical Journal, Page 1347. Contributed by Steve Cichorsky.  Ocr by Clint Gilliland.

BTL History: The Early Years (1875-1925) - 1975 - Extract - Ocr-op-r BTL History: The Early Years (1875-1925) - 1975 - Extract - Ocr-op-r

Date added: 04/25/2014
Date modified: 04/25/2014
Filesize: 3.19 MB
Downloads: 1235

A History Of Engineering and Science In The Bell System - The Early Years (1875-1925).  Includes Table of Contents, References, Credits and Index.  Bookmarked. Contributed by Steph Kerman.

The Reel Romance Of The Telephone In Movies The Reel Romance Of The Telephone In Movies

Date added: 04/15/2014
Date modified: 04/15/2014
Filesize: 4.13 MB
Downloads: 926

50 pages.  Undated, but certainly before 1955 when C&P of Baltimore City became C&P of Maryland.  Several of the films were made in the late 1920s and can be found on youtube or the AT&T site.  Contributed by John Novack.

20apr Bell Telephone News - Chicago TelCo - Machine Switching Ocr R 20apr Bell Telephone News - Chicago TelCo - Machine Switching Ocr R

Date added: 03/07/2014
Date modified: 03/07/2014
Filesize: 5.32 MB
Downloads: 1736

April 1920. Chicago Telephone Company. Feature article on Machine Switching in the Bell System.  Contributed by Steve Cichorsky. OCR by Clint Gilliland.

61dec PTM P8 A New Voice On The Farm Interphone Ocr R 61dec PTM P8 A New Voice On The Farm Interphone Ocr R

Date added: 01/14/2014
Date modified: 01/14/2014
Filesize: 4.02 MB
Downloads: 1155

Contributed by Steve Cichorsky.  OCR by Clint Gilliland.

61may BSTJ P649 - Functional Design of a Voice Switched Speakerphone 61may BSTJ P649 - Functional Design of a Voice Switched Speakerphone

Date added: 11/01/2013
Date modified: 11/01/2013
Filesize: 6.37 MB
Downloads: 807

Bell System Technical Journal. 3A Speakerphone.  Missing pages 64 and 65.  Contributed by Gary Goff. 

1947-50 - 500 Telephone Pre-introduction Planning Memos Ocr 1947-50 - 500 Telephone Pre-introduction Planning Memos Ocr

Date added: 09/19/2013
Date modified: 09/19/2013
Filesize: 2.29 MB
Downloads: 1026

Several internal memos discussing transmission and zoning implications of the new 500-type sets.  Includes a mention of the 4,000 unit 1949 trial and projected production quantities for the 500B:  50Q2 - 23K, 50Q3 - 49K and 50Q4 - 49K; and for the 401B: 50Q4 - 20K.  Price for a 500B = $14.30.  Also see AB43.910  Contributed by Clint Gilliland.

Fundamentals Of Equipment Engineering EB 2.50 Jan54 Fundamentals Of Equipment Engineering EB 2.50 Jan54

Date added: 07/21/2013
Date modified: 07/21/2013
Filesize: 2.44 MB
Downloads: 1207

Contributed by John Novack.

Bell PUB 41803 Oct72 - Acoustic and Inductive Coupling Ocr R Bell PUB 41803 Oct72 - Acoustic and Inductive Coupling Ocr R

Date added: 03/17/2013
Date modified: 03/17/2013
Filesize: 5.42 MB
Downloads: 1797

Acoustic and Inductive Coupling for Data and Voice Transmission. October 1972.  Shows G- and Trimline handset dimensions.  F-58654 Coupler Test Set.  Contributed by Clint Gilliland. 

BTL History: Physical Sciences - 1983 Op R BTL History: Physical Sciences - 1983 Op R

Date added: 03/17/2013
Date modified: 03/17/2013
Filesize: 35.84 MB
Downloads: 742

A History of Engineering and Science in the Bell System.  Physical Sciences (1925 - 1980), 1983, 687 pages.   Contributed by Sam Etler, with post-processing by Clint Gilliland. 

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