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Frank R. MacNeill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS407

  • Staff Only

Abstract

This collection consists of two Georgia Tech football programs, a ticket to a Georgia Tech-Florida game, a program for a Kappa Sigma Fraternity banquet, and a booklet on electricity.

Dates

  • 1901-1949

Creator

Physical Description

(one half-size document case)

Restrictions: Access

None.

Restrictions: Use

Permission to publish materials from this collection must be obtained from the Head of Archives and Special Collections.

Extent

0.2 Linear Feet

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two Georgia Tech football programs dating from the 1940s, a ticket to the 1949 Georgia Tech-Florida game, a program for a Kappa Sigma Fraternity banquet held in Jackson, Mississippi in 1906, and a 1901 booklet on electricity.

Biographical/Historical Note

Frank Rivers MacNeill was born in Chicago, Illinois on March 19, 1885. According to the Register of Students (UA351, 1899-1906) he entered the Georgia School of Technology on September 30, 1902 as an apprentice, C class. Frank MacNeill played football for the Georgia School of Technology and was also an early member of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity.

When MacNeill married Mabel Abbott on October 15, 1910, he was affliated with the Cotton Insurance Association. Later, MacNeill worked on the Georgia Power Tallulah Falls dam project in Rabun County, Georgia. Mabel MacNeill also had a job related to the construction of the Tallulah Falls hydroelectric plant--she served as secretary to the chief engineer of the contracting company. The construction project was completed in 1914 and consisted of Tallulah Falls Dam, Tallulah Falls Lake, and a hydroelectric plant that brought additional power to the city of Atlanta.

MacNeill registered for the World War I draft on September 17, 1918; according to his draft card, he was 33 years old at the time and living on Lawton Street in Atlanta, Georgia. MacNeill also served on the Georgia Inspection and Rating Bureau in Atlanta, Georgia. He died in Florida on December 02, 1977 at the age of 92.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.

Other Finding Aids

A print copy of this finding aid is available in the Georgia Tech Archives reading room.

Provenance

Donation, 2011 (accession number 2011.039).

Separated Materials

The visual materials in this collection have been processed separately as VAM407.

Physical Description

(one half-size document case)

Processing Information

Christine de Catanzaro processed this collection in July 2012.
Title
Inventory of the Frank R. MacNeill Papers, 1901-1949
Status
Completed
Author
Christine de Catanzaro
Date
Copyright July 2012.
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, Library, Georgia Institute of Technology Repository

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