Ivan Harold Mattson, 1895-1952 [RG2216.AM]


RG2216.AM: Ivan Harold Mattson, 1895-1952

Papers: 1932-1953
Kearney, Buffalo County, Neb.: Photographer
Size: 0.1 cu.ft.


Ivan Harold Mattson was born in Goteborg, Sweden, in 1895. In 1905 his family came to the United States and settled in Kearney, Nebraska where he attended school, graduating from Kearney State Teachers College. In 1920 he opened his own studio in Kearney. He served as: president of the Nebraska Photographers Association; member of the Kearney City Council; mayor of Kearney, 1939-1943; president of Nebraska League of Municipalities; state senator, 1935-1936; and member of many civic organizations. He died of tuberculosis in October of 1952.


This collection consists of two folders: 1) Correspondence, 1932-1953; 2) Miscellaneous cards, certificates, etc. The collection relates generally to the business and daily life of I.H. Mattson.

Note: See the photo component [RG2216.PH] for related images.



Correspondence, 1932-1953
Miscellaneous cards, certificates, etc.


Subject headings:

Buffalo County (Neb.) — History
Kearney (Neb.) — Businesses
Mattson, Ivan Harold, 1895-1952
Photographers — Nebraska


HEK/js 07-08-1965
Encoded TMM 07-02-2010

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