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Yousuf Karsh photograph of Erskine Caldwell

Yousuf Karsh photograph of Erskine Caldwell

Descriptive Summary

Title: Yousuf Karsh photograph of Erskine Caldwell
Creator: Karsh, Yousuf, 1908-2002
Inclusive Dates: 1984
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms2888
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Yousuf Karsh (1908-2002) was an American Canadian photographer known for his portraits of important personages. For further information, see the article "Yousuf Karsh" at Encyclopaedia Britannica.

Erskine Caldwell (1903-1987) was born in White Oak, Georgia, and died in Paradise Valley, Arizona. He was an American author, most famous for his books about the South that centered on issues of poverty, racism, and social issues. He wrote God's Little Acre and Tobacco Road. He lived throughout the country, but mainly focused on the South in his writings. For more information see the article Erskine Caldwell in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a black and white, matted photograph of Erskine Caldwell, taken and signed by Yousuf Karsh.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Yousuf Karsh photograph of Erskine Caldwell, ms2888, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 20119.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Authors, American -- Photographs.
Black-and-white photographs.
Caldwell, Erskine, 1903-1987

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Photograph, 1984