Northwestern Wildcats (Football team)
Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract This collection holds an assortment of items pertaining to the 1949 Rose Bowl football game, which Northwestern University's Wildcats won over the University of California's Golden Bears. Items include media clippings, expense reports, souvenir programs, train menus, and other materials documenting the game, the participation of the NU Marching Band, the trip to and from Los Angeles, and related celebratory events.
Abstract This collection of Northwestern University football films dates between 1929 and 1984 with a gap for the period 1932–1934. The films record actual intercollegiate games although for many seasons not all contests are represented. The films are most complete for football seasons from the 1950s through the 1980s; beginning in the late 1950s, practice, junior varsity, and freshman team game films often are included. Northwestern team and Big Ten Conference football highlight films are scattered...
Abstract Willson Brumback's Scrapbook documents Northwestern's triumphal 1916 football season in seventeen pages of newspaper clippings. Seven pages of clippings are devoted to the October 21, 1916, game at Stagg Field, when the Northwestern Purple beat the Chicago Maroons 10-0, NU's first win over Chicago since 1901. The majority of the clippings date between October and November 1916, and include those from the Daily Northwestern, local Chicago newspapers, and the papers local to the away games. Two...
Abstract William "Bill" DeCorrevont played football at Austin High and Northwestern University before entering professional football in 1945. The papers consist of biographical information, documents, clippings, and artifacts relating to his football career.
Overview Paul Richard Flatley was born on January 30, 1941, in Richmond, Indiana. He grew up there and played football for Richmond High School, winning All-Conference and All-State honors. After graduating from high school in June 1959, Flatley enrolled at Northwestern University and initiated his collegiate football career as a member of Northwestern’s 1959 freshmen football squad. The Paul Flatley papers fill one half-sized box and span the period of 1961-2008. Materials are arranged in two...
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.
Abstract This collection contains scrapbooks from the life of Football Hall of Fame star and Northwestern University alumnus Otto Graham. The scrapbooks range in date from 1936-1985 and hold numerous media clippings, photographs, and family ephemera.
Abstract Two scrapbooks and additional clippings/biographical information document James E. "Jimmy" Johnson's education at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School and at Northwestern University, as well as his football career at both schools.
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.”
Collection — Multiple Containers
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.
Abstract Northwestern football star Thomas Welborn Myers was the starting quarterback for the Wildcats in the 1962 season under coach Ara Parseghian. He was named All-American and All-Time All American, and went on to play for the Detroit Lions. His papers include clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, and other materials documentiing Myers' football career.
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Abstract This scrapbook, containing mainly news clippings and photographs, was compiled by Nancy Ann Meyers Nemeth, wife of Edward Nemeth (left guard on Northwestern's football team), and documents Northwestern's winning participation in the 1949 Rose Bowl football game.
Overview Football playbooks, scouting reports and game plans from the periods 1959-1962 and 1967-1972 from Donald A. "Jay" Robertson, Jr., a football player and coach at Northwestern University, and a coach at other unviersities and for National Football League teams.
Overview The Dick Thornton Papers are a collection of files, correspondences and mementos from throughout former Northwestern University football player Dick Thornton’s life.