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Norman Matthews collection

Norman Matthews collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Norman Matthews collection
Creator: Matthews, Norman
Inclusive Dates: 1888-1963
Language: English
Extent: 2 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms1307
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Norman Matthews (b. 1879) of Marysville, Washington, was a cocker, boxing manager and boxing fan.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a scrapbook constructed by Norman Matthews. The scrapbook contains ticket stubs from boxing matches, autographs and photographs of famous boxers (including Max Baer, Sonny Liston, Joe Louis, and James J. Jeffries), 1888-1960. The collection also includes an explanatory letter (dated June 19, 1963), and newspaper articles concerning Norman Matthews.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Norman Matthews collection, ms 1307. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Boxers (Sports) -- United States.
Matthews, Norman
Scrapbooks

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
boxfolder
11Scrapbook
 
12Clippings & correspondence