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George B. Storer scrapbooks

George B. Storer scrapbooks

Descriptive Summary

Title: George B. Storer scrapbooks
Creator: Storer, George B.
Inclusive Dates: 1947-1971
Language: English
Extent: 21.2 Linear Feet 38 volumes in 11 oversized boxes
Collection Number: ms2857
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

George Butler Storer, founder of the Storer Communcations, Inc. and its predecessors Fort Valley Company and Storer Broadcasting Company. Storer bought controlling interest in Northeast Airlines in 1965.

Storer Communications, Inc. is an American communications company founded in 1927 in Toledo, Ohio, by George B. Storer. It began as a radio broadcaster, and moved in television in 1948, then as a pioneer in cable television in 1963.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of scrapbooks documenting George B. Storer's career in the communications industry containing newspaper clippings, photographs, some correspondence and memorabilia relating to Fort Industry Company (1947-1953), Storer Broadcasting Company (1953-1971), and Northeast Airlines (1965-1970).


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

George B. Storer scrapbooks, ms2857, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2009 October 16.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Airlines -- United States.
Cable television -- United States.
Northeast Airlines
Radio broadcasting -- United States.
Scrapbooks
Storer Broadcasting Company
Television broadcasting -- United States.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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1Scrapbooks, 1947-1949 (4)
1947-1948
1948-1949
George B. Storer, 1948
George B. Storer, 1949
 
box
2Scrapbooks, 1950-1953 (4)
George B. Storer, 1950-1951
1950-1951
1950-1953
1951-1952
 
box
3Scrapbooks, 1952-1954 (2)
1952-1954
1952-1954
 
box
4Scrapbooks, 1952-1953 (3)
George B. Storer, 1952
George B. Storer, 1953
1952-1955
 
box
5Scrapbooks, 1952-1955 (2)
George B. Storer, 1954
1952-1955
 
box
6Scrapbooks, 1954-1956 (4)
1954-1955
George B. Storer, 1955
George B. Storer, 1956
George B. Storer, 1956
 
box
7WJBK-TV Materials
Audiotape-Dedication of WJBK-TV, 1956
Photographs-WJBK-TV
George B. Storer Scrapbook, 1957
George B. Storer Scrapbook, 1957
 
box
8Scrapbooks, 1958-1959 (4)
George B. Storer, 1958
George B. Storer, 1958
George B. Storer, 1959
George B. Storer, 1959
 
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9Scrapbooks, 1960-1961 1964 (4)
George B. Storer, 1960
George B. Storer, 1961
George B. Storer, 1964
1964
 
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10Scrapbooks, 1965-1966 1968-1970 (4)
Northeast Airlines, 1965
Northeast Airlines, 1965
Northeast Airlines, 1966
Northeast Airlines, 1968-1970
 
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11Scrapbooks, 1965-1971 (5)
1965
1966
1967
1968-1970
1971