Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Overview 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 collection...
Dates: 1926 - 2011
Overview A Northwestern University alumnus, Dan Peterson began coaching youth basketball in Evanston, Illinois, and eventually became a renowned coach in international professional basketball, best known for his career in the Italian basketball league. His papers contain biographical information, magazines, newspaper articles, and books pertaining to his basketball coaching career.
Dates: 1953 - 2014
Overview Sociologist, educator, and university dean and vice president, James P. Pitts (1944- ) received his B.A. in Political Science and M.A., and Ph.D. in Sociology from Northwestern University. His papers fill 7 boxes, and span the years 1961 to 2013. Composed of newspaper clippings, press releases, curricula vitae, correspondences, and published work, the papers contain Pitts' writings, awards, and a scrapbook and jersey from his time at Northwestern.