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Tracy Mathewson letters

Collection number: ahc.MSS608f

Scope and Content

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.


  • 1956-1957


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.

Administrative/Biographical History

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.


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Tracy Mathewson letters
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Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305