Bryant McMurray photographs and personal papers
Scope and Contents
The Bryant McMurray motorsports photographs collection contains images of motorsports races, personalities, and events shot between 1969 and 2016.
- 1968 - 2016
- McMurray, Bryant (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Photographic negatives and prints currently closed for use during the digitization process.
Conditions Governing Use
Bryant McMurray Motorsports Photographs Copyright NoticeCopyright to the Bryant McMurray Motorsports photographs is retained by Bryant McMurray. The images in this collection are made available for use in research, private study, and teaching by J. Murrey Atkins Library, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Prior permission from Bryant McMurray is required before they may be used for any commercial purpose. Please contact Bryant McMurray at Bryant.McMurray@gmail.comfor information about obtaining permission and ordering high-resolution digital images or prints. Photographs published in print or online should be credited to Bryant McMurray, courtesy of J. Murrey Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte.
A native of Rock Hill, South Carolina, and a graduate of Appalachian State University, Bryant McMurray is a 50-year veteran of photojournalism, marketing, and public relations in motorsports. He served as director of photography for Charlotte Motor Speedway, North Carolina Speedway, and Bristol Motor Speedway and as the North American general manager of the Thunderdome Speedway in Melbourne, Australia. A recipient of numerous industry awards including “Craftsman Photographer of the Year,” he was the first race promoter to take a race to a country outside North America. McMurray is currently an adjunct professor at UNC Charlotte, where he teaches NASCAR history. In 2014 J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections at UNC Charlotte acquired his motorsports photography collection.
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Bryant McMurray is a 50-year veteran of photojournalism, marketing, and public relations in motorsports. The Bryant McMurray motorsports photographs collection contains images of motorsports races, personalities, and events shot between 1969 and 2016.
The collection is arranged into the following four series, one of which (Motorsports Photographs) is further divided into subseries. The four series are: Personal Papers, Motorsports Photographs, Photojournalism and Magazines.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was acquired from Bryant McMurray from 2014-2020.
Digitized content from the Bryant McMurray Photographs and Personal Papers can be found at: http://goldmine.uncc.edu/islandora/object/motorsports%3A1
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