Albert M. Harbin papers
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Albert M. Harbin papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040.
Creator: Harbin, Albert M., 1887-1974
Title: Albert M. Harbin papers
Dates: Bulk, 1910-1921
Dates: 1889-1982, undated
Quantity: 0.417 linear ft. (1 document case, 1 oversized folder)
Identification: ahc.MSS503

Biographical/Historical Note

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.

Scope and Content Note

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.

Index Terms

Atlanta Gas Light Company.
Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen.
Freemasons . Palestine Lodge No. 486 (Atlanta, Ga.).
Railroads Employees
Wages--Railroads--Southern States

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Albert M. Harbin papers, MSS 503, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1984


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.

Related Material

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

Container List




MSS OS box 5.371Agreement, Louisville, New Orleans, and Texas Railroad, 1889



11By-laws, Palestine Lodge No. 486, 1920
2Constitution, Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen, 1917-1920
3Correspondence, 1910-1961, undated
4Newspaper clippings, 1921-1982, undated
5Photographs, (copies), 1905-1937, undated
6Rule books, 1910-1919, undated
7Stub books, trip passes, 1906-1921
8Time books, wage schedules, 1910-1920, undated
9Publications, Blue Flame News, 1957
10Publications, Masonic Messenger, 1975
11Publications, Past and Present: Louisville and Nashville Railroad, undated
1Railroad schedules, 1914-1921