|Creator:||Norton, George, 1905-1996|
|Title:||George Norton papers|
|Quantity:||22.0 Linear feet (22 document boxes, 1 oversized folder A)|
George Norton (born 1905 in Athens, died 1906) was an ham radio operator who used his ham radio to contact over 300 sites arond the world.
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.
This collection has not yet been arranged. A preliminary listing grouping like materials is included to facilitate access.
George Norton papers. MS 3358. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.