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H.E. Shindelbower papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS835f

Scope and Content

This collection mostly contains periodicals and booklets from the early 1940s. Materials include several editions of Georgia Power's Kilowatt News, Southern Bell's guide to telephone etiquette, and the WSB War Review of 1942. This collection also contains a catalogue from the Home Builders Plan Service and building specification forms for a home at 3181 Sewell Rd SW, later renamed Benjamin Mays Drive, in Atlanta, Georgia.


  • 1942-1951, undated


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Administrative/Biographical History

Harry Elkin (H.E.) Shindelbower (1910-1995) was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to Harry Shindelbower (1881-1928) and Ophelia Bridges (1880-1958). He and his wife, Mary Frances (1912-2000), lived in Adair Park, a neighborhood in Southwest Atlanta. Shindelbower worked for Chevrolet until registering for the Selective Service in 1940 as a private in the United States Army. He served at Fort McPherson for the duration of World War II. Additional biographical information about H.E. Shindelbower has not been determined.


2 folder(s)



System of Arrangement

This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 2006

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2019.

H.E. Shindelbower papers
Hallie Lonial
February 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305