Richard Abrahams Papers
Scope and Contents
The Richard Abrahams collection consists of one half-size archival box and spans the years from 1964 through 2007.
Folder 1 contains one CD labeled "College Swim Scrapbook" with information on Abrahams' swimming career at Northwestern.
Folder 2 contains colored hard copies of the content of the CD. Copies span the years from 1964 through 1966 and are arranged in alphabetical order.
A hard copy of the book “Swimmers: Courage and Triumph” with some biographical information on Abrahams is located in folder 3. The book was published in 2007.
- Other: Date acquired: 04/01/2012
- Abrahams, Richard (Richard T.) (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on use of the materials in the department for research; all patrons must comply with federal copyright regulations.
Language of Materials
Swimmer Richard Abrahams set more than ten world records and more than twenty American records for Masters swimming. The 1966 Northwestern graduate is a Big Ten Champion, NCAA All-American, and an inductee to the International Masters Swimming Hall of Fame.
Method of Acquisition
The Richard Abrahams Papers were donated to the Northwestern University Archives on January 4th, 2012 (Acc. # 12-6).
- Guide to the Richard Abrahams Papers
- Ben Francis and Yvonne Spura
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository
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