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Henson, Matthew Alexander, 1866-1955

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Copeland African American Museum Collection

Collection number: UA -9-10
Scope and Contents In 1989, Roy Copeland informed his wife, Cheryl, that he did not wish to select a gift for Christmas. Rather than doing this she decided to surprise him! For Christmas that year, she presented him with a seasonally wrapped box. Inside the box, to his surprise, was a set of autographed Muhammad Ali boxing gloves. This expression of love for her husband, led to a labor of love from that Christmas forward. Each year, Cheryl selected a unique piece of memorabilia for Roy. He then parlayed those...
Dates: 2021-07-13

Item 31: Matthew Henson, 1948-10-12

 Item — Item 31
Collection number: 31
Scope and Contents

Frame containing a photo of Hensen, Hensen's autograph, and a brief biography.

Dates: 1948-10-12