George Norton papers

George Norton papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Norton, George, 1905-1996
Title: George Norton papers
Dates: circa 1925-1996
Quantity: 22.0 Linear feet (22 document boxes, 1 oversized folder A)
Coll. Number: ms3358

Biographical/Historical Note

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.


Scope and Content Note

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.


Arrangement

This collection has not yet been arranged. A preliminary listing grouping like materials is included to facilitate access.


Index Terms

Amateur radio stations--Georgia--Athens.
Correspondence.
Norton, George, 1905-1996
Norton, George, 1905-1996 -- Correspondence
Radio operators--Correspondence.
Radio operators--Georgia--Athens--Correspondence.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

George Norton papers. MS 3358. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Personal Items
 
2Correspondence
 
BoxFolder
2024-34Correspondence
 
BoxFolder
2117, 25Correspondence
 
BoxFolderBoxFolder
132123American Radio Relay League
 
23American Radio Relay League
 
BoxFolder
14CQ Honor Roll
 
5DXCC Awards
 
BoxFolder
21Helen Norton Garden Club
 
2Photographs
 
BoxFolder
208Photographs
 
BoxItem
221-2Photographs
 
OS 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
 
1-7, 9-23Amateur Radio Related Materials
 
BoxItem
191Memorex box with ~80 disks
 
2Memorex box with ~40 disks
 
3Hams in Space shirt
 
4International radio postcards
 
Box
20Radio Apparatus
 
BoxItem
223-5Scrapbooks