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Bill Tracy Photograph Collection (photographs and negatives)

 Collection
Identifier: PC 0086

Scope and Contents

Bill Tracy (1920-1988) began his career in photography working in 1945 in the studio of Knoxville photographer Jim Thompson. In 1957 Tracy opened his own photography studio which he operated until 1976 when he turned his studio over to his son, Ernie Tracy. Bill Tracy’s photographs were featured in a number of books and publications including “Motor” magazine, Ed Trout’s “Gatlinburg: CInderella City” and Betsey B. Creekmore’s “Making Gifts from Oddments and Outdoor Material.” Bill Tracy was one of the first area photographers inducted into the Tennessee Professional Photographers Hall of Fame. He was also a former president of theTennessee Professional Photographers Association. The collection has an index by person or entity that commissioned the photograph.

Dates

  • 1957-1976

Conditions Governing Access

Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at mcclung-archivist@knoxlib.org

Extent

69 boxes

  • Bill Tracy Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Photographs Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Photography Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Title
Bill Tracy Photograph Collection (photographs and negatives)
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Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

Contact:
601 S Gay Street
3rd floor
Knoxville Tennessee 37902 United States
865.215.8814