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Bryant McMurray photographs and personal papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0462

Scope and Contents

The Bryant McMurray motorsports photographs collection contains images of motorsports races, personalities, and events shot between 1969 and 2016.

Dates

  • 1968 - 2016

Creator

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.

Biographical Note

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.

Extent

3 Linear Feet

Overview

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.

Digitized Content

Digitized content from the Bryant McMurray Photographs and Personal Papers can be found at: http://goldmine.uncc.edu/islandora/object/motorsports%3A1
Title
Bryant McMurray photographs and personal papers
Status
In Progress
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscript Collections, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository

Contact:
Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte 28223 United Stated