Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)--Sports
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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...
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1972 - 1973
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1995 - 1997
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...
Dates: 1962 - 2004; Other: Majority of material found within 1990 - 2000
Abstract While a student at Northwestern University (beginning in 1924), Luke A. Johnsons earned a total of seven letters in football, basketball, and baseball. He played football for the Chicago Bears, becoming player-coach, and serving as co-head coadh during World War II. He remained with the Bears until 1968. He pioneered a new way of coaching from the press box, becoming known as the "Press Box Quarterback." Johnsos also served as President of the Johnsos-Coppock printing company. This collection...
Dates: 1926 - 2011
Abstract Charles Russell "Chuck" Logan (born April 10, 1943; B.S. in business administration, Northwestern University, 1964) played in the National Football League for the Chicago Bears, Pittsburgh Steelers and the St. Louis Cardinals (four seasons) and Minnesota Vikings. His papers contain newspaper articles spanning several decades (but chiefly 1961-1964), highlighting Logan and the success of the Northwestern University football team. Also included are clippings from Northwestern...
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Abstract 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...
Dates: 1964 - 2008
Abstract Sociologist, educator, and university dean and vice president, James P. Pitts (1944- ) received his B.A. in Political Science and M.A., and Ph.D. in Sociology from Northwestern University. His papers fill 7 boxes, and span the years 1961 to 2013. Composed of newspaper clippings, press releases, curricula vitae, correspondences, and published work, the papers contain Pitts' writings, awards, and a scrapbook and jersey from his time at Northwestern.
Abstract The collection documents Rahr’s involvement as a player with the Northwestern University football teams of 1924 and 1925 and with the notable Big Ten championship team of 1926. The collection also includes a fragment of a Rose Bowl 1949 goalpost.
Dates: 1925; 1949
Abstract Richard B. "Dick" Thornton played football for Northwestern Unviersity (1958 and 1959), and for several professional American and Canadian football teams. After football coaching and university positions, he became an international marketing executive for the Coca-Cola Company. His papers contain correspondence and mementos from throughout his life.
Abstract Lynn "Pappy" Waldorf was football coach at Northwestern University (1936-1947), and other universities, and served as Director of Player Personnel for the San Francisco 49ers. His papers fill five boxes with items mostly related to his career and accomplishments as a football coach. The consist of biographical materials, clippings, and scrapbooks.
Dates: 1935 - 2000