Postal, Telegraph and Telephone International and its predecessor, 1911-1986
An international conference of postal, telegraph and telephone workers established the International Federation of Posts, Telegraphs and Telephones in 1911. The Postal, Telegraph and Telephone International (PTTI) was formally founded at congress in 1920.
The presidency of the PTTI was in the hands of current or former general secretaries of the UPW for the first thirty seven years of its existence - J W Bowen from 1920-1949 and Charles Geddes from 1949-1957.
[See also MSS.148/UCW/6/1/5 for the journal 'International PTT', 1921-1927].
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