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Series 3
Sidney L. Matthew papers, 1862-2015
Boxes 35-167 and 187

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of the personal papers of Sidney L. Matthew, including photographs, correspondence, printed material, Matthew's research files on Bobby Jones, and drafts of Matthew's writings. The photographs are of Sidney L. Matthew, the Yates family (prominent Atlanta-area golfers and businessmen with personal ties to Bobby Jones), members of the Golf Collectors Society, and others. Matthew's correspondence is personal, research, and business-oriented, containing personal letters and project details for Matthew's various collaborative philanthropic initiatives. The printed material consists of magazines, newspapers, and other printed material relating to Sidney L. Matthew's publications, projects, and research interests. Also included are Matthew's research files, including correspondence and research notes relating to his written works, films, interviews, and other projects. Of particular note are correspondence with golfers such as Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer, research notes concerning Matthew's philanthropic projects with the East Lake Community Foundation, and drafts of Matthew's writings on Bobby Jones and other golfers.

Arrangement Note

Organized into six subseries: (3.1) Matthew photographs, (3.2) Matthew correspondence, (3.3) Printed material, (3.4) Research files, (3.5) Writings, and (3.6) Born digital material.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Special restrictions apply: The collection contains some copies of original materials held by other institutions; these copies may not be reproduced without the permission of the owner of the originals.

Restrictions on Access

Special restrictions apply: Access to processed born digital materials is only available in the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library (the Rose Library). Use of the original digital media is restricted.

Description of Subseries