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Art Matsu photograph

Identifier: UA 5.324

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Content Description

A portrait photograph of Art Matsu. The back of the photo reads "Art Matsu, Coll. William and Mary. Reference Dept. Jan. 9, 1926. NEA."


  • Creation: 1926 January 9

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Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Biographical / Historical

Arthur “Art” Matsu, class of 1927, was William & Mary’s first known Asian American student as well as the first William & Mary alumnus to play for the National Football League (NFL).


0.1 Linear Feet (One legal sized folder.)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Benjamin "Benny" Zhang

Art Matsu photograph
Veronica Parker
2022 November 9
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository