Guide to the Athletic Department Sports Scrapbooks

Collection Title: Athletic Department Sports Scrapbooks
Dates: 1926-1933
Identification: 25/2
Creator: Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Department of Athletics and Recreation
Extent: 1 Boxes
Language of Materials: English
Abstract: Included in this series are six scrapbooks of clippings documenting Northwestern University athletics for the years 1926-1927, 1927-1928, 1928-1929, 1929-1930, 1930-1931, and 1932-1933. The clippings mainly relate to University achievements in major intercollegiate sports including football, basketball, swimming, track, and baseball. Other sports are reflected as well but with less frequency and detail.
Acquisition Information: Separated from University Archives' Accession #88-192.
Processing Information: Carter A. Roeber; September 1, 1988.
Separated Materials: None.
Conditions Governing Access: None.
Repository: Northwestern University Archives
Deering Library, Room 110
1970 Campus Dr.
Evanston, IL, 60208-2300
URL: http://www.library.northwestern.edu/archives
Email: archives@northwestern.edu
Phone: 847-491-3354

Biographical/Historical Information

The Athletic Media Services office, part of Northwestern University’s Athletics and Recreation Department, is responsible for preparing publicity and informational materials about Northwestern University’s inter-collegiate sports teams. For each sport, Athletic Media Services produces annual Media Guides, game or season programs, and press releases.

Scope and Content

Included in this series are six scrapbooks of clippings documenting Northwestern University athletics for the years 1926-1927, 1927-1928, 1928-1929, 1929-1930, 1930-1931, and 1932-1933. The clippings mainly relate to University achievements in major intercollegiate sports including football, basketball, swimming, track, and baseball. Other sports are reflected as well but with less frequency and detail.

Arrangement of Materials

Bindings have been removed from the scrapbooks and the pages foldered according to academic year represented. Within these folders the clippings are arranged topically by sport.

Subjects

Corporate Name

Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)--Sports

Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Department of Athletics and Recreation

Subjects

College sports--Illinois--Evanston


Container List / Contents

  • Scrapbook, 1926-1927Box 1, Folder 1
  • Scrapbook, 1927-1928Box 1, Folder 2
  • Scrapbook, 1928-1929Box 1, Folder 3
  • Scrapbook, 1929-1930Box 1, Folder 4
  • Scrapbook, 1930-1931Box 1, Folder 5
  • Scrapbook, 1932-1933Box 1, Folder 6