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Nelson Story III Speech, 1963
- Story, Nelson (1900-1965)
- Nelson Story III Speech
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- Collection 1013, MtBC, us (collection)
- The Nelson Story III Speech dubbed “Memories of the Good Old Days” was delivered to the Flying Farmers organization on October 4, 1963. Story describes the history of aviation in the Gallatin Valley and elsewhere in Montana. Aviators mentioned include Bert Mooney, John Fox, Red Morrison and Bill Fahrner.
Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Montana State University-Bozeman Library
Merrill G Burlingame Special Collections
P.O. Box 173320
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This collection is open for research.
Biographical NoteReturn to Top
Nelson Giles Story III was born in Bozeman, Montana on January 13, 1900. He attended the Culver Military Academy, Montana State College, and the Babson Business Institute in Massachusetts. Story became a pilot and a businessman in Bozeman, and served in the Montana National Guard in World War II, stationed in Australia and New Guinea. He married Velma Edwards Muchow at Lincoln, Nebraska in 1936 and the couple had one daughter. Story died in Bozeman on March 1, 1965.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
Positive photocopy of a speech Story dubbed “Memories of the Good Old Days” and delivered to the Flying Farmers organization on October 4, 1963. In the speech, Story described the history of aviation in the Gallatin Valley and elsewhere in Montana, speaking specifically about various personalities and particular types of aircraft. Aviators mentioned include Bert Mooney, John Fox, Red Morrison and Bill Fahrner.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
An original typescript speech by Nelson Story III was loaned to the Montana State University Library for photocopying by Winifred Lovelace of Bozeman, Montana, in 1972. The present location of the original document is unknown.
This collection was processed 2017 January 23