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Guide to the Sports Information Office records, 1932-ongoing

Abstract

The Sports Information Office provides information about Duke athletics to the media. They also facilitate press interviews with Duke athletes and coaches.

The collection contains press releases, photographs, audio reels, and other material pertaining to sports at Duke University. The date ranges from 1932-ongoing.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
University Archives, Duke University
Creator
Duke University. Sports Information Office.
Title
Sports Information Office records 1932-ongoing
Language of Material
English
Extent
19.5 Linear Feet, approx. 5000 items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

This collection includes press releases, photographs, clippings, scrapbooks, plaques, audio reels and other material pertaining to sports at Duke University. Topics range from individual sports (badminton, boxing, high school basketball) and the coaching school to freshmen sports. For ease of patron use, individual collections have been created for the bulk of sport-specific information. For example, there is a separate finding aid for both men and women's basketball, football, and baseball. Please see the list of Related Collections below for a comprehensive list. The collection ranges in date from 1932-ongoing.

Administrative Information

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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

This series includes general files created by the Sports Information Office. It includes largely press releases but also clippings and files on high school basketball.

Badminton Championships Program, Cameron Indoor Stadium, April 1942
Box 1
Badminton National championships, 1942
Box 1
Boxing, 1932-1936
Box 1
Boxing, 1937-1940
Box 1
Charlotte Feature on Simons, Muse, and Chapman, 1946
Box 1
Coaching School, 1932-1935
Box 1
Coaching School, 1936-1940
Box 1
Composite spring Sports Schedules and Releases, 1956-1973 (17 folders)
Box 1
Director: Correspondence, circa 1942-1943
Box 1
Football: General Stories, early 1940s
Box 1
Freshmen Sports, 1933-1935
Box 2
Freshmen Sports, 1936-1939
Box 2
Freshmen Sports, 1948-1951
Box 2
Faculty Softball, 1933, 1949, undated
Box 2
Intramurals, 1932-1947
Box 2
Register and Press Releases, 1933-1935
Box 2
Register and Press Releases, 1936-1939
Box 2
Register and Press Releases, 1939-1943
Box 3
Register and Press Releases, 1946-1949
Box 3
Spring Sports/Press Releases, 1950
Box 3
Spring Sports/Press Releases, 1954
Box 3
Spring Sports/Press Releases, 1955
Box 3
Press Releases, 1973 May-Dec.
Box 3
Press Releases, 1974 Jan.-Dec.
Box 3
Press Releases, 1975 Jan.-Dec.
Box 3
Press Releases, 1976 Jan.-Dec.
Box 3
Press Releases, 1977 Jan.-Dec.
Box 3
Press Releases, 1978 Jan.-June
Box 3
Press Releases, 1978 July-Dec.
Box 4
Press Releases, 1979 Jan.-June
Box 4
Press Releases, 1979 July-Dec.
Box 4
Press Releases, 1980 Jan.-June
Box 4
Press Releases, 1980 July-Dec.
Box 4
Press Releases, 1981 Jan.-June
Box 4
Press Releases, 1981 July-Dec.
Box 4
Press Releases, 1982 Jan.-Dec.
Box 4
Press Releases, 1983
Box 4
Press Releases, 1984
Box 4
Press Releases, 1985
Box 4
Press Releases, 1986
Box 4
Press Releases, 1987
Box 4
Press Releases, 1988
Box 5
Press Releases, 1989
Box 5
Press Releases, 1990
Box 5
Press Releases, 1991
Box 5
Southern High School Basketball Tournament, 1939-1946
Box 5
Southern High School, N.C. State High School Basketball Tournaments, circa 1940s
Box 5
A Story of Glory, Ted Mann: Notes, correspondence, clippings (2 folders)
Box 5
A Story of Glory, Final Manuscript (3 folders)
Box 6
Summer School Sports, 1935; undated
Box 6
Summaries and Miscellaneous, 1932-1934
Box 6
Track-Lacrosse-Crew, pre-1980
Box 6
Women's Athletics, 1973-1976
Box 6
Women's Schedules and Intercollegiates, pre-1980
Box 6

This series contains oversize photograhs (some of which are mounted), oversize printed material, plaques, and scrapbooks.

Hall of Fame Bowl Plaque, 1995
Box 7
Color photograph from The Herald Sun of "The Shot," Basketball, 1992
Box 7
Final Four Minneapolis Pins (2), 1992
Box 7
Lacrosse, vol. 9, no. 2 (Jack Persons article), 1985 April
Box 7
Signed broadside of Ben Bennett's ACC Record, circa 1983
Box 7
Facsimile of basketball team caricatures, undated
Box 7
NCAA Basketball Media information, 1986
Box 7
World Top 20 Poll plaque, 1979 Dec. 17
Box 7
Ed Koffenberger, All-American, unmounted image, 1947
Box 8
Ed Koffenberger (1946, 1947)
Box 8
Dick Groat (1951, 1952)
Box 8
Jeff Mullins (1964)
Box 8
Jack Marin (1966)
Box 8
Bob Verga (1966, 1967)
Box 8
Mike Lewis (1968)
Box 8
Dick Groat (1952)
Box 8
William Werber, Jr. (1952, 1954)
Box 8
Albert Spangler (1954)
Box 8
Woody Lipscomb (1937)
Box 8
Dan Hill, Jr. (1938)
Box 8
Pat Preston (1943)
Box 8
Bill Millner (1943, 1946)
Box 8
Billy Cox (1950)
Box 8
Jack Kistler (1951)
Box 8
Red Smith (1951)
Box 8
Dwight Bumgarner (1960)
Box 8
Jean Berry (1962
Box 8
Jean Berry (1962) and Jay Wilkinson (1963)
Box 8
Bob Matheson (1966)
Box 8
AACBC District 3 Champs plaque, 1961
Box 9 (Heavy box)
Art Gregory, Order of the Ahepa Athletic Hall of Fame plaque, 1981
Box 9 (Heavy box)
Eddie Cameron resolution, 1972
Box 9 (Heavy box)
Big Four Basketball Tournament Champs plaque, 1979-1980
Box 9 (Heavy box)
Stanley Schneider and Leonard Merl plaque, early 1980s
Box 9 (Heavy box)
Rose Bowl Scrapbook, 1942
Box 10
Scrapbook - Football, 1970; Basketball, 1970-1971
Box 11
Fencing
Box 12
Men's Swimming
Box 12
Women's Swimming
Box 12
Men's Tennis
Box 12
Rowing
Box 12
Women's Lacrosse
Box 13
Men's Soccer
Box 14
Men's Golf
Box 15
Track and Field (Men and Women)
Box 15
Women's Soccer
Box 15
Baseball
Box 15
Misc./General
Box 16
Women's Tennis
Box 16
Wrestling
Box 16
Field Hockey
Box 16
Men's Lacrosse
Box 16
Volleyball
Box 17
Women's Golf
Box 17

This series contains radio station broadcasts of Duke University football and basketball games recorded on 1/4 tape on 10-inch reels. Not all reels are labeled and not all distinguish between football and basketball.

Unlabeled, 1982 July 19
Box 18
Duke/Tennessee, 1982 Sept. 4
Box 18
Duke/Navy, 1982 Sept. 19 (2 reels)
Box 18
Duke/Clemson, 1982 Oct. 16
Box 18
Duke/UNC, 1982 Nov. (2 reels)
Box 18
Duke/ECU, 1982 Nov. 27
Box 18
Duke/Appalachian State, 1982 Nov. 30
Box 18
Duke/Colorado, 1982 Dec. 2
Box 18
Duke/Virginia, 1982 Dec. 8
Box 18
Duke/New Hampshire, 1982 Dec. 29
Box 18
Duke/Wagner, 1983 Jan. 5
Box 18
Duke/Lasalle, 1983 Jan. 8
Box 18
Duke/Louisville, 1983 Jan. 12
Box 19
Duke/Maryland, 1983 Jan. 15
Box 19
Duke/Wake Forest, 1983 Jan. 19
Box 19
Duke/UNC, 1983 Jan. 22
Box 19
Duke/NC State, 1983 Jan. 26
Box 19
Duke/William & Mary, 1983 Feb. 2
Box 19
Duke/Georgia Tech, 1983 Feb. 9
Box 19
Duke/Stetson, 1983 Feb. 16
Box 19
Duke/Wake Forest, 1983 Feb. 19
Box 19
Duke/Maryland, 1983 Feb. 21
Box 19
Duke/NC State, 1983 Feb. 23
Box 19
Unlabeled, 1983 Feb. 26
Box 19
Duke/Clemson, 1983 March 2
Box 19
Duke/UNC, 1983 March 5 (2 reels)
Box 20
ACC Tournament: First half of NC State/Wake Forest, 1983 March 11
Box 20
ACC Tournament: Second half of NC State/Wake Forest; part of Duke/Virginia, 1983 March 11
Box 20
ACC Tournament: End of Duke/Virginia; all of Maryland/Georgia Tech, 1983 March 11
Box 20
Duke/Indiana, 1984 Sept. 8 (2 reels)
Box 20
Duke/Army, 1984 Sept. 29
Box 20
Duke/Virginia, 1984 Oct. 6
Box 20
Duke/Virginia Tech, 1984 Oct. 13
Box 20
Duke/Clemson, 1984 Oct. 20
Box 20
Duke/Maryland, 1984 Oct. 27
Box 20
Duke/Georgia Tech, 1984 Nov. 3
Box 20
Duke/Athletes in Action, 1984 Nov. 14
Box 21
Duke/NCSU (football), 1984 Nov. 17
Box 21
Duke/UNC (football), 1984 Nov. 24
Box 21
Duke/St. Louis, 1984 Nov. 26
Box 21
Duke/William & Mary, 1984 Nov. 28
Box 21
Duke/Appalachian State, 1984 Dec. 5
Box 21
Duke/Virginia, 1984 Dec. 8
Box 21
Duke/Davidson, 1984 Dec. 17
Box 21
Duke/Southwestern, 1984 Dec. 19
Box 21
Duke/Univ. of Alabama-Birmingham, 1984 Dec. 28
Box 21
Duke/Southern California, 1984 Dec. 29
Box 21
Duke/Virginia, 1985 Jan. 5
Box 21
Duke/Wake Forest, 1985, Nov. 10
Box 21
Duke/Wake Forest, undated
Box 22
Georgia Tech/Virginia, undated
Box 22
UNC/NC State, undated
Box 22
Virginia/NC State, undated
Box 22
Unlabeled, undated
Box 22
Unlabeled, undated
Box 22
Unlabeled, undated
Box 22
Unlabeled, undated
Box 22
Unlabeled, undated
Box 22
Unlabeled, undated
Box 22
Unlabeled, undated
Box 22
Unlabeled, undated
Box 22
Duke/Colorado, reel 2, undated
Box 22

Historical Note

The Sports Information Office provides information about Duke athletics to the media. They also facilitate press interviews with Duke athletes and coaches. For many years, the Sports Information Office has maintained records, photographs and other material about Duke athletic teams.

Subject Headings

Related Material

  • Baseball records. (University Archives, Duke University.)
  • Basketball records. (University Archives, Duke University.)
  • Cross Country/Track and Field records. (University Archives, Duke University.)
  • Fencing records. (University Archives, Duke University.)
  • Field Hockey records. (University Archives, Duke University.)
  • Football records. (University Archives, Duke University.)
  • Golf records. (University Archives, Duke University.)
  • Gymnastics records. (University Archives, Duke University.)
  • Lacrosse records. (University Archives, Duke University.)
  • Rowing records. (University Archives, Duke University.)
  • Soccer records. (University Archives, Duke University.)
  • Swimming and Diving Team records. (University Archives, Duke University.)
  • Tennis records. (University Archives, Duke University.)
  • Women's Basketball records. (University Archives, Duke University.)
  • Wrestling records. (University Archives, Duke University.)
  • Volleyball records. (University Archives, Duke University.)

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Sports Information Office Records, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The Sports Information Office records were received by the University Archives as a transfer over time.

Processing Information

Processed by Archives Staff, January 2010

Encoded by Kimberly Sims, January 2010

Updated by Kimberly Sims, October 2012

Multiple accessions were merged into one collection, described in this finding aid.

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

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.