Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search results

Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)--Sports

 Organization

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Athletic Department Sports Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: 25/2
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.

Records of the Athletic Media Services

 Collection
Identifier: 25/6
Abstract 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. The Records of the Department of Athletic Media Services span the years 1871 to 2002, with the bulk of the materials dating from the 1950s through the 1990s. Each sport's season will have folders containing programs, statistics, and press releases, as well as...

Ivan D. Combe (1911-2000) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 31/6/201
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a Northwestern University letter sweater, awarded to Ivan D. Combe for his play on the University’s varsity tennis team. A purple cardigan, the sweater features a large, white letter N at the to the wearer’s left side. Combe’s name is stitched inside the sweater.

Jeff Coney Basketball Score Book

 Collection
Identifier: 31/6/183
Overview Jeff Coney became an official scorer for Northwestern University men’s basketball in 1971; as a Northwestern undergraduate, he served as student manager for men’s basketball from 1970 to 1974. The collection consists of an official National Collegiate Athletic Association basketball score book documenting Northwestern University men’s basketball games dating between December 2, 1972 and December 8, 1973.

Asher Golden Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 31/6/184
Overview The Asher Golden Collection contains 29 audiocassette recordings and a small amount of paper documents from Northwestern University’s 1995-1997 football seasons. A sports reporter for Northwestern’s WNUR radio station, Golden covered Wildcat football between 1995 and the January 1, 1997 Citrus Bowl.

Frederick L. Hemke (1935- ) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 19/3/11
Abstract In 1956, Frederick L. Hemke was appointed as Professor of Music at Northwestern University in 1975. Hemke was the Northwestern University faculty representative to the Big Ten Conference from 1981 to 2001 and served as the Big Ten faculty representative to the NCAA. He has served on numerous Big Ten committees, including the management review and finance committee where he served as chairman. The Frederick L. Hemke Papers span the years 1962 to 2004.The Papers document Hemke's career at...

Luke A. Johnsos (1905-1984) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 31/6/143
Overview This collection contains newspaper articles, magazines, photographs, and other biographical material pertaining to the athletic and coaching careers of Northwestern University alumnus Luke Johnsos. Once a three sport athlete at Northwestern, Johnsos went on to play professional football and coach for the Chicago Bears where he became known as the “Press Box Quarterback.”

Charles Russell "Chuck" Logan (1943 - ) Papers, 1960-1987

 Collection
Identifier: 31/6/139
Overview Charles Russell "Chuck" Logan (born April 10, 1943) is a former professional American football tight end who played professionally in the National Football League. He played four seasons for the Pittsburgh Steelers and the St. Louis Cardinals.

Northwestern University Sailing Club Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 31/6/190
Overview The Northwestern University Sailing Club Papers, 1964-2008, include correspondence, general information about sailing, maps of other collegiate sailing clubs, and handbooks and manuals containing information about the Midwest Collegiate Sailing Association, the Intercollegiate Yacht Racing Association, and the Northwestern Sailing Club procedures. The Northwestern University Sailing Club is a student-led club sport. It was founded in the 1950s and is one of the first members of the Midwest...

James P. Pitts (1944- ) Papers, (1961-2013)

 Collection
Identifier: 31/6/196
Overview The James P. Pitts Papers fill 5 boxes, and contain Pitts’ writings, awards, and a scrapbook and jersey from his time in college. James P. Pitts (1944- ) is a sociologist, educator, and former university dean and vice president. Pitts received his B.A. in Political Science and M.A., and Ph.D. in Sociology from Northwestern University. His collection spans the years 1961 to 2013 and contains newspaper clippings, press releases, CVs, correspondences, and published work.

Richard B. "Dick" Thornton (1939-2014) Papers, 1976-2013

 Collection
Identifier: 31/6/202
Overview The Dick Thornton Papers are a collection of files, correspondences and mementos from throughout former Northwestern University football player Dick Thornton’s life.

Lynn "Pappy" Waldorf (1902-1981) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 25/9
Overview Biographical materials, clippings, and scrapbooks relating to the life and career of Northwestern University football coach Lynn “Pappy” Waldorf.