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Luke A. Johnsos (1905-1984) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 31/6/143
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...
Dates: 1926 - 2011

Ara Parseghian Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 25/14
Abstract

The Ara Parsegian Collection fills 10 boxes, 2 folders, and 12.3 megabytes of born-digital files. Spanning 1945-2017, the collection includes papers, photographs, audiovisual materials, and artifacts documenting the career of football coach, Ara Parseghian. This collection centers largely on Parseghian’s work as coach of the Northwestern University Wildcats, 1956-1963.

Dates: circa 1945-2017 and undated

Jay Robertson Football Playbooks, Scouting Reports, and Game Plans

 Collection
Identifier: 31/6/118
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1949-1972; Other: Date acquired: 02/08/2012

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