Yousuf Karsh photograph of Erskine Caldwell

Yousuf Karsh photograph of Erskine Caldwell

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Karsh, Yousuf, 1908-2002
Title: Yousuf Karsh photograph of Erskine Caldwell
Dates: 1984
Quantity: 1.0 folder(s)
Coll. Number: ms2888

Biographical/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 Note

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

Index Terms

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

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

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

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

OS Folder
1Photograph, 1984