Edward Gordon Nabell, Jr. papers
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Edward Gordon Nabell, Jr. papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040. reference@atlantahistorycenter.com
Creator: Nabell, Edward Gordon, Jr.
Title: Edward Gordon Nabell, Jr. papers
Dates: 1909-1974, undated
Quantity: 1.9 linear ft. (1 half document case; 1 oversize folder)
Identification: ahc.MSS863

Biographical/Historical Note

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.

Scope and Content Note

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.

Index Terms

Airplanes--Design and construction
Atlanta Aircraft Corporation (Atlanta, Ga.)
Georgia Institute of Technology
Harp, Myrtie Frank
Keystone Aircraft Corporation (Bristol, Pa.)
Technological High School (Atlanta, Ga.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Edward Gordon Nabell, Jr. papers, MSS 863, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1992


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.

Container List




11Edward Gordon "Monk" Nabell, Jr., 1922-1924, 1974
2"Operation Crossroads", circa 1946
3Correspondence to Mrs. Edward Gordon Nabell, 1909
4Greeting cards, undated
5Atlanta Aircraft Corporation records, 1930-1931
6Myrtie Frank Harper journal, 1910



MSS OS Box 5.241Georgia Institute of Technology diploma, 1924