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Mary Frances Shindelbower papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS898f

Scope and Content

This collection contains papers from Mary Shindelbower's college years and teaching career. Included are newspapers from and about the Georgia State College for Women, college handbooks, newspapers from other schools, pamphlets from teacher conferences, teacher handbooks, teacher forms, church programs, World War II ration books, and newspaper clippings.


  • 1905-1972, 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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

Mary Frances Long Shindelbower (1912-2000) was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to James Melvin Long (1882-1955) and Ada E. Hale Long (1884-1971). She attended the Georgia State College for Women and after graduating became a teacher in Atlanta. She married Harry Elkin Shindelbower (1910-1995), a retail manager at General Motors, and they moved to Duluth, Georgia. Mary and Harry had two children: Miriam S. Machida (1945- ) and Roxana S. Evans.


3 folder(s)



System of Arrangement

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 2008

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2019.

Mary Frances Shindelbower papers
Kurt List
June 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