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Matheson, Kenneth G., (Kenneth Gordon), 1864-1931
|Title: ||Kenneth G. Matheson papers|
0.834 linear ft.
(2 document cases)
Kenneth G. Matheson (1864-1931) was born in Charau, South Carolina. He studied at Stanford University. Matheson became a member of the faculty at Georgia Institute of Technology in 1897, before becoming president in 1906. He was appointed president of Drexel Institute in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1921. Further biographical information about Kennth G. Matheson has not been determined.
Scope and Content Note
This collection contains scrapbooks, correspondence, and newspaper clippings.
Kenneth G. Matheson papers, MSS 253, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, 1975 with subsequent additions.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.
|1||1||Scrapbook of clippings regarding Georgia Institute of Technology, 1905-1921|
|2||Scrapbook of letters presented to Matheson by the Rotary Club of Atlanta, Georgia, 1922|
|3||Diploma from Leland Stanford Junior University, 1897|
|4||One issue of stock to Matheson from the Chamber of Commerce Realty Company, 1913|
|2||1||Letters from various educators (including Martha Berry) upon Matheson's decision to leave Georgia Institute of Technology and accept the presidency of Drexel Institute in Philadelphia, 1921-1922|
|2||Speeches delivered by Matheson while president of Georgia Institute of Technology|
|3||Four copies of "Technique" with articles regarding Matheson's leaving and his death, 1915-1931|
|4||Graduate study notes at Columbia and the University of Chicago, 1915-1931|
|5||Seven black and white photographs of Matheson - one is of his birthplace in Cherau, South Carolina|
|6||Ephemera, including letters, dedication of a dormitory in his memory, a teacher's pocket record, and a handbook of The Gordon School, 1893-1894|
|7||Letter from Matheson to his brother, Captain Donald S. Matheson on the letterhead of the Gordon School regarding the disposal of Matheson's Missouri property and describes the students of the Gordon School, 1893|