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Nat Fein Papers

An inventory of his papers at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Fein, Nat, 1914-2000.
Title: Nat Fein Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1955-1960
Quantity: 0.25 linear ft.
Abstract: American photographer. Collection contains manuscripts, printed material, photographs.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Nat Fein (1914-2000) was an American photographer with the New York Herald Tribune for thirty years. Fein won a Pulitzer in 1948 for his photograph of baseball legend Babe Ruth, during Ruth's appearance in his old uniform at Yankee Stadium while dying of throat cancer.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Nat Fein Papers consists of Memorabilia (biographical material, a book by Fein, and photographs).

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Arrangement of the Collection

Alphabetical by type or topic.

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Access Restrictions

The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Subject Headings


Fein, Nat, 1914-2000.


Photographers -- United States.
Photojournalists -- United States.

Genres and Forms




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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Nat Fein Papers,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Gift of Nat Fein, 1964.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: MRC
Date: 8 Sep 2010
Revision history: 23 Oct 2018 - processed (MS)

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Oversize 1 Biographical material
Oversize 1 Nat Fein’s Animals, New York: Gilbert Press 1955
Oversize 1 Photographs

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