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William K. Applebaugh Papers

Source:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Creator:
Applebaugh, William K.  Search this
Former owner:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Extent:
0.3 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Letters (correspondence)
Clippings
Date:
1857-1926
Summary:
The papers document the life and career of William K. Applebaugh, and his activities as a telegrapher during the U.S. Civil War.
Scope and Contents:
Archival materials documenting the life and career of William K. Applebaugh, and his activities as a telegrapher during the U.S. Civil War.
Arrangement:
The collection is divided into two series.

Series 1: Correspondence, 1846-1926

Series 2: Printed Materials, 1857-1874
Biographical / Historical:
Telegrapher during the U.S. Civil War.

Sergeant in Co. F, 16th Pennsylvania Cavalry on September 18, 1862, Applebaugh was promoted to Quartermaster Sergeant of the 161st PA Regiment on October 29, 1862, then Sergeant Major of the 16th PA Cavalry on June 20, 1863. On January 6, 1864, he was assigned to the U.S. Military Telegraph Service by General Halleck, and while serving as "1st Engineer" at Headquarters of the Army of the James, Sergeant Major Applebaugh became familiar with all the new electrical equipment developed to improve field communications. Immediately following his discharge on May 27, 1865, he was employed by Western Union and gained rapid advancement in the telegraphy profession
Related Materials:
Materials at the Archives Center

Western Union Telegraph Company Records (AC0205)
Provenance:
Collection donated by Division of Information, Technology and Society, National Museum of American History.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Telegraphers  Search this
Military telegraph  Search this
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Communications  Search this
Genre/Form:
Letters (correspondence) -- 1850-1900
Letters (correspondence) -- 20th century.
Clippings -- 1840-1940
Citation:
William K. Applebaugh Papers, 1857-1926, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0638
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William K. Applebaugh Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0638

Correspondence

Collection Source:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Applebaugh, William K.  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
William K. Applebaugh Papers, 1857-1926, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0638, Series 1
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William K. Applebaugh Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0638-ref11

Printed Materials

Collection Source:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Applebaugh, William K.  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
William K. Applebaugh Papers, 1857-1926, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0638, Series 2
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William K. Applebaugh Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0638-ref12

Harpers Weekly

Collection Source:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Applebaugh, William K.  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1857 - 1858
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
William K. Applebaugh Papers, 1857-1926, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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William K. Applebaugh Papers
William K. Applebaugh Papers / Series 2: Printed Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0638-ref13

Harpers Weekly

Collection Source:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Applebaugh, William K.  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1865 - 1865
1859 - 1860
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
William K. Applebaugh Papers, 1857-1926, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
William K. Applebaugh Papers
William K. Applebaugh Papers / Series 2: Printed Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0638-ref14

Harpers Weekly

Collection Source:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Applebaugh, William K.  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1873 - 1874
1869 - 1869
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
William K. Applebaugh Papers, 1857-1926, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
William K. Applebaugh Papers
William K. Applebaugh Papers / Series 2: Printed Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0638-ref15

Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper

Collection Source:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Applebaugh, William K.  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1865 - 1865
1857 - 1859
1869 - 1869
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
William K. Applebaugh Papers, 1857-1926, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
William K. Applebaugh Papers
William K. Applebaugh Papers / Series 2: Printed Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0638-ref16

Life Illustrated

Collection Source:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Applebaugh, William K.  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1857 - 1857
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
William K. Applebaugh Papers, 1857-1926, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
William K. Applebaugh Papers
William K. Applebaugh Papers / Series 2: Printed Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0638-ref17

London Illustrated News

Collection Source:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Applebaugh, William K.  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1859 - 1859
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
William K. Applebaugh Papers, 1857-1926, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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William K. Applebaugh Papers
William K. Applebaugh Papers / Series 2: Printed Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0638-ref18

February 21, 1861

Collection Source:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Applebaugh, William K.  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
William K. Applebaugh Papers, 1857-1926, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
William K. Applebaugh Papers
William K. Applebaugh Papers / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0638-ref19

January 1, 1864

Collection Source:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Applebaugh, William K.  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
William K. Applebaugh Papers, 1857-1926, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
William K. Applebaugh Papers
William K. Applebaugh Papers / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0638-ref20

undated

Collection Source:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Applebaugh, William K.  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
William K. Applebaugh Papers, 1857-1926, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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William K. Applebaugh Papers
William K. Applebaugh Papers / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0638-ref21

circa 1864

Collection Source:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Applebaugh, William K.  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
William K. Applebaugh Papers, 1857-1926, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
William K. Applebaugh Papers
William K. Applebaugh Papers / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0638-ref22

January 7, 1863

Collection Source:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Applebaugh, William K.  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
William K. Applebaugh Papers, 1857-1926, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
William K. Applebaugh Papers
William K. Applebaugh Papers / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0638-ref23

January 6, 1864

Collection Source:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Applebaugh, William K.  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
William K. Applebaugh Papers, 1857-1926, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
William K. Applebaugh Papers
William K. Applebaugh Papers / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0638-ref24

April 2, 1864

Collection Source:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Applebaugh, William K.  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
William K. Applebaugh Papers, 1857-1926, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
William K. Applebaugh Papers
William K. Applebaugh Papers / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0638-ref25

September 29, 1864

Collection Source:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Applebaugh, William K.  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
William K. Applebaugh Papers, 1857-1926, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
William K. Applebaugh Papers
William K. Applebaugh Papers / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0638-ref26

December 5, 1864 1

Collection Source:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Applebaugh, William K.  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
William K. Applebaugh Papers, 1857-1926, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
William K. Applebaugh Papers
William K. Applebaugh Papers / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0638-ref27

Envelope, undated

Collection Source:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Applebaugh, William K.  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
William K. Applebaugh Papers, 1857-1926, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
William K. Applebaugh Papers
William K. Applebaugh Papers / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0638-ref28

June 1, 1871

Collection Source:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Applebaugh, William K.  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 11
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
William K. Applebaugh Papers, 1857-1926, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
William K. Applebaugh Papers
William K. Applebaugh Papers / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0638-ref29

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