Tracy Mathewson letters
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Tracy Mathewson letters

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040.
Creator: Mathewson, Tracy
Title: Tracy Mathewson letters
Dates: 1956-1957
Quantity: 1.0 Folder
Identification: ahc.MSS608f

Biographical/Historical Note

Tracy Mathewson worked as a news photographer, beginning around 1905. He worked with various papers including the Hearst papers in New York and Chicago. He also worked in Atlanta, Georgia. Near the end of his career, he lived in Jasper, Georgia. Emory University's Special Collections holds a Tracy Mathewson Collection as well.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains eleven letters from Tracy Mathewson to Sam Saltzman regarding various photos taken by Mathewson and other photographers. Mathewson sent photographs to Saltzman and described them in these letters. Mentioned are photos of Ty Cobb, Bobby Jones, the first Officers' Training Camp at Fort McPherson, German prisoners at Fort McPherson, and the 1917 graduating class of Georgia Tech. Mathewson also worked with Tracy O'Neal, an Atlanta photographer.

Index Terms

O'Neal, Tracy
Saltzman, Sam

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Tracy Mathewson letters, MSS 608f, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.

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1Tracy Mathewson letters, 1956-1957 ( 1.0 Folder )