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Masa, George, 1881-1933

 Person

Biographical Note

George Massa arrived in Asheville, North Carolina in 1915. He died of influenza on June 21, 1933.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

George Masa Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 80-29
Content Description The George Masa collection is divided into the following groups: photographs and photo-albums, postcards, newspaper clipping notebooks, and books.The major grouping is the newspaper clipping notebooks, mainly taken from the Asheville Citizen during Masa's Asheville period. These notebooks concern the Cherokee Indians, lumbering, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and western North Carolina themes.The photographs are of western North Carolina scenes, including a...

George Masa Collection, Add. #1

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 82-3
Content Description See the content & scope note of MSS 80-29 for biographical information on George Masa.

This addition to the George Masa collection consists of photocopies of correspondence to and from Masa. Major topics relate to Masa's photographic work, and involvement on the Appalachian Trail, creation of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, and park nomenclature. Several items refer to Horace Kephart, one of Masa's close associates.