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Edward Gordon Nabell, Jr. papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS863

Scope and Content

This collection consists of items relating to Edward Gordon Nabell, Jr., and his family. There is correspondence to Mrs. Edward G. Nabell dated 1909, a copy of Tech High's Senior Class of 1919 photograph, a roster of Georgia Tech's Class of 1924, and greeting cards. Also included in the collection is a journal kept by Myrtie Frank Harp regarding her trip to Europe in 1910. The bulk of the collection consists of materials related to the Atlanta Aircraft Corporation, which Nabell worked for in the 1930s.


  • 1909-1974, 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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

Edward Gordon Nabell, Jr., nicknamed "Monk," attended Tech High School graduating in 1919. He then attended the Georgia Institute of Technology graduating in 1924 as a Civil Engineer. As a student at Tech, he played football and ran track. He was employed by the Atlanta Aircraft Corporation in the early 1930s as an engineer.


1.9 linear ft. (1 half document case; 1 oversize folder)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1992

Edward Gordon Nabell, Jr. papers
Josh Hogan
September 2013
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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