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Albert M. Harbin papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS503

Scope and Content

This collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, copies of photographs, time tables, wage schedules, rule books, and other publications pertaining to Harbin's employment as a railroad engineer. Also included are railroad union and Masonic publications.


  • 1889-1982, undated
  • Majority of material found within 1910 - 1921


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

Albert M. Harbin was born 31 July, 1887, in Rome, Georgia. He worked as a fireman and engineer on Tennessee and Georgia railroads from 1920-1929. He became a fitter in the service department of the Atlanta Gas LIght Company and later transferred to the credit department. He retired in July, 1957. He was married to Agnes (Cuneo) Harbin and the couple had six children. Albert M. Harbin died in 1974. Additional biographical information about Albert M. Harbin has not been determined.


0.417 linear ft. (1 document case, 1 oversized folder)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1984

Related Archival Materials

Visual materials have been separated from this collection and are unprocessed. Please contact an archivist for access to these materials.

Albert M. Harbin papers
Sue VerHoef
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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