Guide to the John D. Shaw Scrapbook, 1930-1932


John D. Shaw was a 1932 graduate of Duke University where he played three seasons of varsity basketball.

Scrapbook contains clipping and other assorted memorabilia documenting Duke basketball with the inclusive dates 1930-1932.

Descriptive Summary

University Archives, Duke University
Shaw, John D.
John D. Shaw Scrapbook 1930-1932
Language of Material
1.24 Linear Feet, 1 Item
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Collection Overview

Scrapbook contains material pertaining to the 1930-1931 and 1931-1932 seasons of the Duke University basketball team. Material present include clippings, a May 1931 issue of The Chronicle, and a December 1931 issue of Baloo, the student publication of the University of Baltimore that contains articles on the University's upcoming contest with Duke.

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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

Historical Note

John D. "Bub" Shaw, a native of Meriden, Connecticut, was a 1932 graduate of Duke University. He played three seasons of varsity basketball and was named captain his senior year. In addition, he won honorable mention on the All-Southern College team during his last two seasons and was rated by some experts as one of the five best guards in the South. After graduating Shaw returned to Meriden where he taught U.S. history, coached the school's baseball team, and became assistant basketball coach. Shaw passed away in Meriden on January 9, 2006.

Subject Headings

Related Material

  • Athletics Reference Collection, 1888-2005 (University Archives/David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
  • Basketball records, 1906-[ongoing] (University Archives/David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
  • Sports Information Office records, 1932-1973 (University Archives/David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
  • University Archives Photograph Collection, 1861-[ongoing] (University Archives/David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library)

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], John D. Shaw Scrapbook, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.


The John D. Shaw Scrapbook were received by the University Archives as a gift in 2006.

Processing Information

Processed by Josh Larkin Rowley, May 2009

Encoded by Josh Larkin Rowley, May 2009

Accession UA2006-13 is described in this finding aid.

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

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.