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George Norton papers

George Norton papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: George Norton papers
Creator: Norton, George
Inclusive Dates: 1925-1996
Language: English
Extent: 22 Linear Feet 22 document boxes, 1 oversized folder
Collection Number: ms3358
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

George Norton (1905-1906), born in Athens, Georgia, was an ham radio operator who used his ham radio to contact over 300 sites arond the world.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of printed material, artifacts, photographs, newsletters, and correspondence relating the work of George Norton as a ham radio operator in Athens, Georgia. Many of the materials are written by Norton, but there are also materials like postcards sent by other ham radio operators confirming that they had made contact with Norton over the airwaves, publications about amateur radio operators, and NASA prediction bulletins.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

George Norton papers, ms3358, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Amateur radio stations -- Georgia -- Athens.
Correspondence.
Norton, George
Norton, George -- Correspondence
Radio operators -- Correspondence.

Related Collections in this Repository

Related audiovisual materials from this collection are housed in the Walter J. Brown Media Archive: http://purl.libs.uga.edu/brown/har-ms3358/bmac-coll


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
boxfolder
11Personal Items
 
12Correspondence
 
boxfolder
2024-34Correspondence
 
boxfolder
2117, 25Correspondence
 
boxfolderboxfolder
132123American Radio Relay League
 
2123American Radio Relay League
 
boxfolder
14CQ Honor Roll
 
15DXCC Awards
 
boxfolder
21Helen Norton Garden Club
 
22Photographs
 
boxfolder
208Photographs
 
boxitem
221-2Photographs
 
oversized_folder
1APhotographs
 
boxfolder
23Negatives
 
boxfolder
2124Negatives
 
box
3Plaques
 
box
4Music Instruction and Compositions, Record
 
box
22Music Instruction and Compositions, Record
 
box
5Newsletters
 
boxfolder
2119-22, 27-40Newsletters
 
box
6Printed Material (Manuals, Dictionaries, Joke Books, Radio Books Etc.)
 
box
7Printed Material (Manuals, Dictionaries, Joke Books, Radio Books Etc.)
 
boxfolder
211-18Printed Material (Manuals, Dictionaries, Joke Books, Radio Books Etc.)
 
box
8Radio Amateur Callbooks
 
boxitem
211-2Radio Amateur Callbooks
 
box
9SWL Cards
 
box
10QSL Cards and Excerpts from Notebooks
 
box
11QSL Cards
 
box
12QSL Cards
 
box
13QSL Cards
 
box
14QSL Cards
 
box
15QSL Cards
 
box
16QSL Cards
 
box
17Artifacts
 
box
18Certificates
 
boxfolder
2017Certificates
 
201-7, 9-23Amateur Radio Related Materials
 
boxitem
191Memorex box with ~80 disks
 
192Memorex box with ~40 disks
 
193Hams in Space shirt
 
194International radio postcards
 
box
20Radio Apparatus
 
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223-5Scrapbooks