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Guide to the Athletics Reference collection, 1888-2005

Abstract

The Athletics Reference Collection contains files of clippings, articles and essays, printouts, publications, and other materials about Duke athletic programs.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
University Archives, Duke University
Creator
Duke University. University Archives
Title
Athletics Reference collection 1888-2005
Language of Material
English
Extent
8.4 Linear Feet, 8,500 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

The Athletics Reference Collection contains files of clippings, articles and essays, printouts, publications, and other materials about Duke athletic programs. Topics include revenue and non-revenue sports, cheerleaders, fan behavior, fundraising, the Hall of Fame, Duke Olympians and other athletes, and sports promotions. This collection was compiled from a variety of sources by the University Archives for use in reference and research.

Administrative Information

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warning Access Restrictions

Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection.

Collection is open for research.

warning Use Restrictions

Copyright for Official University records is held by Duke University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Contents of the Collection

Collection Arrangement

The collection is arranged into the following series: Subject files; Children's Cancer Classic; Men's Sports; Special Events; Sport's Schedules; and Women's Sports.

Academics (2 folders)
Box 1
Athletic Council - History
Box 1
Athletic Department
Box 1
Athletic Directors and Heads of Physical Education
Box 1
Atlantic Coast Conference
Box 1
Athletics-Historical
Box 1
Basketball Clinic
Box 1
Biographical Clippings
Box 1
Blue Angels tour guides, 1958
Box 1
Blue Devil Club, 1961-1965
Box 1
Budget and Finances
Box 1
Budget and Fundraising (non-Iron Duke)
Box 1
Cameron Crazies
Box 1
Cameron Crazies - Student Papers
Box 1
Camps
Box 1
Cheerleaders
Box 1
Clippings, general
Box 1
Club Sports, Club football
Box 2
Club Sports, Ice Hockey
Box 2
Duke - Carolina Rivalry
Box 2
Duke - Carolina Rivalry - Carlyle Cup
Box 2
Duke Sports Calendar, 1983-1984; 1986-1987
Box 2
Duke University Athletic Association - Ticket Book, 1928
Box 2
Hall of Fame (2 folders)
Box 2
Hockey Club, undated; 1987
Box 2
Intramural Sports Handbooks, 1941-1975
Box 2
Iron Dukes (2 folders)
Box 2
Athletics, Krzyzewskiville, camping out, see building file, K-ville and Cameron
Box 2
Lists Misc.
Box 2
Olympians
Box 2
Pep Rallies
Box 2
Promotions
Box 2
Promotions - Blue Devil Days
Box 2
Retrenchment Controversy (Swimming and Fencing), 1982
Box 2
Sportline Duke [newsletter]
Box 2
Sports Information Dept.
Box 2
Sports at Duke (General Information, Philosophy of Sports Programs etc.)
Box 2
Summer Day Camp. Sports Camps [except Basketball]
Box 2
Victory Bell
Box 2
1993, 1999, 2001
Box 3
Program, 1985
Box 3
Program, 1986
Box 3
Program, 1987
Box 3
Program, 1989
Box 3
Programs, 1990
Box 3
1992
Box 3
1974
Box 3
Clippings, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979
Box 3
Program, 1980
Box 3
Program, 1985, clippings, circa 1986-2000
Box 3
Program, Horse Show, 1984
Box 3
Clippings, 1985
Box 3
Celebrity-Amateur Golf and Tennis Tournament, Programs, 1985-1992
Box 3
Horse Show, 1984
Box 3
Races, 1985
Box 3
Clippings, brochures, flyers, etc., circa 1910-1999 (2 folders)
Box 4
Announcements - Special games, ticket info, banquets, etc. (late 1980s, early 1990s)
Box 4
Autographs
Box 4
ACC Yearbooks, Basketball, 1990-1992
Box 4
Basketball's beginnings at Trinity College -- News Clippings, The Trinity Chronicle, 30 Jan. 1906; 6 March 1906
Box 4
Basketball Record, 1945
Box 4
Class of 1986
Box 4
Clippings, team pictures, prospectus, etc., 1979-2000 (9 folders)
Box 4
1973-1980
Box 4
Mike K., [sampling of letters to]. 1985-1986
Box 4
Dixie Classic, 1955, 1957, 1958
Box 4
Duke Basketball Interactive CD-ROM, 1995
Box 4
"Duke's Full House of Court Kings," Life 28 Jan. 1966
Box 4
Final Four, 1986
Box 4
Helms Athletic Foundation: Collegiate Basketball Records, Pt. II, 1943
Box 5
History (2 folders)
Box 5
Misc., (3 folders)
Box 5
NCAA Championship, April 1991
Box 5
NCAA Championship, April 1992
Box 5
NCAA Championship, 2001
Box 5
NCAA Tourney, 1990; 1994; 1999; 2004
Box 5
Photographs, Individual, 1977-1979 (2 folders)
Box 5
Players, Biographical
Box 5
Post and Pre Season Play, 1978-circa 1986
Box 5
Printed Material
Box 5
"Rhapsody in Blue," Duke Basketball Banquet Commemorative Program, April 20, 1992
Box 5
Retired Jerseys
Box 5
Basketball and Football Clippings books, circa 1963-1965
Box 6
Score Books, 1937-1945
Box 6
The Secret Game/Scott Ellsworth
Box 6
30 March 1964-6 Dec. 1965
Box 6
20 Dec. 1965-1 April 1991
Box 6
25 Nov. 1991-1 Feb. 1993
Box 7
Nov. 2000-April 2001
Box 7
Champs: Duke Blue Devils, 2000-2001
Box 7
2001-2002 Season
Box 7
35mm Negatives of S.I. covers [for internal university use only]
Box 7
Duke vs. UNC, Mar. 2004; Feb. 2005
Box 7
Ticket Info
Box 7
Ticket Policy
Box 7
Trinity College, Durham, N.C., Athletics, Basketball
Box 7
Lougee, George, "Ex-Boxer A Mann for All Sports Seasons," article on Al Mann in the Durham Morning Herald, 11 March, 1984
Box 8
Clippings, brochures, flyers, etc., 1973-1992
Box 8
Post season Statistics, 1981-1990 (men); 1983-1991 (women)
Box 8
All-American Bowl, 1989
Box 8
Atkinson, Harold, Stadium opening, 1929
Box 8
1950-1963
Box 8
1967-
Box 8
1970
Box 8
Clippings, circa 1963-1965 (see Basketball, clippings)
Box 8
Clippings, circa1950-2003
Box 8
Football Magazine, 1970
Box 8
Biographical
Box 8
Clippings (2 folders)
Box 9
Duke vs. UNC
Box 9
Iron Dukes
Box 9
Miscellaneous
Box 9
Promotional (2 folders)
Box 9
Trinity College, 1888-1924
Box 9
Khedive Shrine Oyster Bowl Game (25th Anniversary), 1971
Box 9
Illustrated Football Annual, 1931
Box 9
Intercollegiate Sports, 1931 Sept. 22, Sept. 29
Box 9
Miller, Patrick B. Slouching Toward a New Expediency: College Football and the Color Line During the Depression Decade, American Studies, 40:3 (Fall 1999) (2 copies)
Box 9
Pelican Bowl, 1972, NCCU vs. Grambling
Box 10
Blue Devil Special Train, 1939
Box 10
Clippings (3 folders)
Box 10
Clippings - Harry Welch gift (2 folders)
Box 10
Media Guide
Box 10
Menus
Box 10
Program
Box 10
Sound recordings (information only)
Box 10
Tournament of Roses Souvenir Book
Box 10
1939 - Ticket
Box 10
Clippings (2 folders)
Box 11
Clippings, post 1942
Box 11
Contract (copy)
Box 11
Correspondence, 1939-1941 (copies)Exhibit
Box 11
Exhibit materials
Box 11
Miscellany
Box 11
Team List
Box 11
Charles C. Haynes Collection
Box 11
Photograph Brunnemer
Box 11
Program
Box 11
Rose Bowl, 1942 (in 1982 Rose Bowl program
Box 11
Tickets (copies)
Box 11
Trophy
Box 11
50th Reunion, 1992
Box 11
A Rose Bowl Transplanted by Patricia Evert
Box 11
Sumner, Jim L. John Franklin Crowell, Methodism and the Football Controversy at Trinity College
Box 11
Sumner, Jim L., The North Carolina Inter-Collegiate Foot-Ball Association:The Beginnings of College Football in North Carolina
Box 11
Clippings, brochures, flyers, etc., 1962-1994 (2 folders)
Box 11
(see Gymnastics under Women's Sports)
Box 11
Clippings, brochures, flyers, etc., 1938-1999 (2 folders)
Box 11
Clippings, brochures, flyers, etc., 1935; 1946; 1976-2004 (17 folders)
Box 12
Clippings, brochures, flyers, etc., 1950-1997 (2 folders)
Box 12
Clippings, brochures, flyers, etc., 1973-1994 (2 folders)
Box 12
Badminton
Box 12
Clippings, brochures, flyers, etc., 1973-1993
Box 13
Clippings, Cross County, 1972-1977
Box 13
Special Events, 1919-1982
Box 13
Track and Field Day, Trinity College, 1911-1912
Box 13
Clippings, brochures, flyers 1951-2003 (3 folders)
Box 13
American Olympic Committee, 1936
Box 13
Pan-Africa - USA International Track Meets, 16-17 July, 1971
Box 13
USA - Pan Africa West Germany International Track Meet, 1975
Box 13
USA - Pan-Africa International Track and Field Meet, 1994
Box 13
M.L. King International Freedom Games, 12 May 1973
Box 13
USSR-USA Track and Field Meet, July 5-6, 1974 (2 folders)
Box 13
Lite Field and Track Meets, May 1979; June 1982
Box 14
1980 Bid for Olympic Track and Field trials
Box 14
U.S. Olympic Festival, 1987(Raleigh, NC)
Box 14
NCAA Track and Field Championships, 1990
Box 14
Spring, 1947-1982
Box 14
Winter, 1948-1978
Box 14
Special Olympics World Games, 1999
Box 14
Bibliography, 1998
Box 14
Clippings, 1974-1979
Box 14
Handbooks and Brochures, circa 1974-1978
Box 14
History
Box 14
Title IX, Clippings, 1976-1999
Box 14
Woman's Athletic/Recreation Association, [handbooks] 1954; 1956; 1963-1964
Box 14
Women's Sports, undated, 1976
Box 14
Nereidian Club, 1968
Box 14
ACC Tournament Program, 2004
Box 14
Braun, Amanda. Twenty-five years of Women's Varsity Intercollegiate Basketball at Duke University, 2000
Box 14
Clippings, brochures, flyers, etc., 1977-2001
Box 14
Duke vs. UNC [Ronald McDonald Classic] Program, 17 Feb. 1987
Box 14
Game program, 2003-2004
Box 14
Schedules, 1976-1988
Box 14
Schedules, 2007-2008
Box 14
Team photos, clippings, 1997-
Box 14
NCAA Tournament, 1995
Box 15
Clippings, 1976; 1997-1999 (2 folders)
Box 15
Fencing(see Fencing in Men's sports above)
Box 15
Clippings, brochures, media guides, 1976-1993 (2 folders)
Box 15
Clippings, brochures, media guides, 1975-2001 (2 folders)
Box 15
Clippings, 1976-1984
Box 15
Clippings, brochures, 1977-1983
Box 15
Clippings, 1996; 2001
Box 15
Clippings, brochures, 1988-2001
Box 15
Clippings, 1976-1978 (See also Swimming in Men's Sports above)
Box 15
Clippings, brochures, 1976-2001 (2 folders)
Box 16
Track and Field/Cross Country
Box 16
Clippings, brochures, 1976-1993 (2 folders)
Box 16

Subject Headings

Related Material

  • Duke University Athletic Department. Office of Sports Information Records, 1932- . (Duke University Archives.)
  • Blue Devil Reference Collection, 1972- . (Duke University Archives.)

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Athletics Reference Collection, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The Athletics Reference collection materials were compiled from a variety of sources by University Archives staff for reference and research.

Processing Information

Processed by Tom Harkins, May 2004

Encoded by Kimberly Sims, September 2006

Updated by Sherrie Bowser, February 2007

Updated by Kimberly Sims, August 2010

Updated by Molly Bragg, July 2011

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and our local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.