Gunnar W.E. Nicholson papers
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Gunnar W.E. Nicholson papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Nicholson, Gunnar W.E., 1893-1988.
Title: Gunnar W.E. Nicholson papers
Dates: 1945-1978
Extent: 0.3 cubic feet (3 folders)
Identification: MS 2034

Biographical/Historical Note

Born in Sweden, Gunnar W. E. Nicholson (1893-1988) was the manager and corporation director of various pulp and paper mills. He was involved in pulp and paper mill operations in Georgia 1941-1956. After retirement, he resided in New York City.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of photocopies of professional papers and presentations by Gunnar W.E. Nicholson. They were originally arranged in a notebook entitled, "Papers Relating to History of the Development of the Paper Industry in the South," which was compiled by Nicholson and sent to various colleagues following his retirement. The photocopied papers are professional addresses and presentations made during Nicholson's career, primarily in the 1940s through 1960s. Also included is a photograph of Nicholson taken in 1945.

The folder containing the photograph is noted as "VM" (visual materials) in the collection inventory.

Index Terms

International Paper Company.
Nicholson, Gunnar W.E., 1893-1988.
Paper industry--Georgia.
Speeches (documents)
Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry.
Union Camp Corporation.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Gunnar W.E. Nicholson papers, MS 2034, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of C.L.R. Doughterty, 1980.


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

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1-2Professional papers and presentations