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Northwestern Wildcats (Football team)

 Organization

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

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

 Collection
Identifier: 31/6/202
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.
Dates: 1976-2013

Edward "Ed" Tunnicliff (1925-2021) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 31/6/128
Abstract Northwestern football star Edward Tunnicliff (School of Speech 1950) scored the final touchdown and won the game for Northwestern in the 1949 Rose Bowl. This collection documents Tunnicliff’s involvement with Northwestern football with a scrapbook and artifacts.
Dates: 1944 - 2013; Other: Majority of material found within 1944 - 1949

Lynn "Pappy" Waldorf (1902-1981) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 25/9
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