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1949 Rose Bowl Collection

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Identifier: 25/7
Abstract This collection holds an assortment of items pertaining to the 1949 Rose Bowl football game, which Northwestern won over the California 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.

Athletic Department Football Films

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Identifier: 25/1
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...

Athletic Department Football Scrapbook

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Identifier: 25/3
Abstract This series consists of a scrapbook chronicling the intercollegiate games played by the 1948 Northwestern University football team, which went on to play in and win the 1949 Rose Bowl.

Frank L. Baker (1909-1985) Scrapbook

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Identifier: 31/6/53
Abstract The Frank Baker scrapbook in large part features newspaper clippings documenting Baker's athletic career in several secondary schools and at Northwestern University.

Alfred E. (Alf) Bauman (1920-1979) Scrapbook

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Identifier: 31/6/48
Abstract The series consists of one oversize scrapbook documenting Bauman's career as a collegiate football player at Northwestern University.

Willson P. Brumback (1896-1981) Football Scrapbook

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Identifier: 31/6/73
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...

William "Bill" DeCorrevont (1918-1995) Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/127
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.

Paul Flatley (1941- ) Papers, 1961-2008

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Identifier: 31/6/137
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...

Otto Graham Scrapbooks

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Identifier: 31/6/122
Abstract This collection contains scrapbooks from the life of Hall of Fame football star and Northwestern alumnus Otto Graham. The scrapbooks range from 1936-1985 and hold numerous media clippings, photographs, and family ephemera.

James E. "Jimmy" Johnson Scrapbooks

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Identifier: 31/6/134
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.

Henry Howard Kafer Collection

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Identifier: 31/6/166
Scope and Contents The Henry Howard Kafer collection is comprised of one photograph, depicting the Northwestern University football team of 1904, and textiles. Noteworthy among the textiles is Kafer’s football jersey, purple wool with leather padding stitched to the shoulders and elbows. Other items include Kafer’s letter sweater, purple with a white block N; his pair of Northwestern football uniform woolen socks; his Class of 1905 cap; and a Northwestern University felt pennant.

Tom Myers Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/115
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. Papers include clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, and other materials documentiing Myers'  football career .

Edward L. Nemeth Scrapbook

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Identifier: 31/6/152
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.

Gaspar F. Perricone (1928 -    ) Scrapbook

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Identifier: 31/6/116
Abstract Gaspar Perricone played a key role on Northwestern’s winning 1949 Rose Bowl-winning team. The Papers document his football career at Northwestern, with an emphasis on the 1949 Rose Bowl.

Jay Robertson Football Playbooks, Scouting Reports, and Game Plans

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Identifier: 31/6/118
Scope and Contents This collection consists of nine sets of football playbooks, scouting reports and game plans from the periods 1959-1962 and 1967-1972. The materials dating from the years 1959 through 1962 were used at Northwestern during Robertson’s collegiate playing career and reflect a portion of the coaching tenure of the noted Ara Parseghian at Northwestern. The playbooks were issued to players at the start of pre-fall practice, which always started on September 1, the earliest date any NCAA team could...

Paul A. Tangora (1909-1987) Collection

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Identifier: 31/6/158
Overview This collection includes the 1936 College All-Star Team uniform worn by Northwestern University football star Paul A. Tangora (1909-1987).

Edward "Ed" Tunnicliff (1925-     ) Collection

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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.

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