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Title: Avery Brundage Collection, 1908-82Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

ID: 26/20/37

Primary Creator: Brundage, Avery (1887-1975)

Extent: 143.3 cubic feet

Arrangement: by sub-series and alphabetical or chronological thereunder

Date Acquired: 02/05/1975. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Alaska, Amateur Athletic Union, Amateurism, Argentina - Sports and Recreation, Art, Athletics, Australia - Sports and Recreation, Austria - Sports and Recreation, Baseball, Basketball, Belgium - Sports and Recreation, Bobsled, Boxing, Brazil - Sports and Recreation, Brundage, Avery, Bulgaria - Sports and Recreation, Canada - Sports and Recreation, Canoeing, Chicago, Illinois, Chile - Sports and Recreation, China - Sports and Recreation, Cycling, Czechoslovakia - Sports and Recreation, Denmark - Sports and Recreation, England - Sports and Recreation, Equestrian Sports, Fencing, Finland - Sports and Recreation, Football, France - Sports and Recreation, Germany - Sports and Recreation, Greece - Sports and Recreation, Gymnastics, Handball, Hungary - Sports and Recreation, Ice Hockey, India - Sports and Recreation, Indonesia - Sports and Recreation, International Amateur Athletic Federation, International Olympic Committee, Iran - Sports and Recreation, Ireland - Sports and Recreation, Italy - Sports and Recreation, Japan - Sports and Recreation, Korea - Sports and Recreation, Liechtenstein - Sports and Recreation, Los Angeles, California, Mexico - Sports and Recreation, National Collegiate Athletic Association, National Olympic Committees, Netherlands - Sports and Recreation, New Zealand - Sports and Recreation, Nigeria - Sports and Recreation, Norway - Sports and Recreation, Olympics, Panama - Sports and Recreation, Pan American Games, Pentathalon, Peru - Sports and Recreation, Philippines - Sports and Recreation, Photography, Physical Fitness, Poland - Sports and Recreation, Polo, Portugal - Sports and Recreation, Professionalism, Rhodesia - Sports and Recreation, Rome, Italy, Rowing, Rugby, Rumania - Sports and Recreation, Russia - Sports and Recreation, Sailing, San Francisco, California, Santa Barbara, California, Senegal - Sports and Recreation, Shooting, Skating, Skiing, Soccer, South Africa, Republic of - Sports and Recreation, Spain - Sports and Recreation, Sports, Sports Publications, Sweden - Sports and Recreation, Swimming, Switzerland - Sports and Recreation, Thailand - Sports and Recreation, Track and Field, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics - Sports and Recreation, United States Olympic Committee, Volleyball, Water Polo, Weightlifting, Wrestling, Yachting, Yugoslavia - Sports and Recreation

Formats/Genres: Papers

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Collection of Avery Brundage '09 (1887-1982), including correspondence, minutes, reports, photographs, clippings, scrapbooks, artifacts, certificates, awards, honors, publications concerning Brundage's service as president of the International Olympic Committee (1952-72), United States Olympic Committee (1929-52) and Amateur Athletic Union (1928-36); national Olympic committees; international sports federations; Olympic games in Australia (1956), England (1948), Finland (1952), Germany (1936, 1972), Italy (1960), Japan (1964) and Mexico (1968); winter Olympic games in Austria (1964), France (1968), Italy (1956), Japan (1972), Norway (1952), Switzerland (1948) and the United States (1960); controversies over the participation of teams from China (1959-66), Germany (1953-65), Korea (1953-68) and South Africa (1963-73); bids for Olympic games (1938-73); international athletic competition; National Collegiate Athletic Association (1952-74); colleges and universities and amateurism. Sports federation and subject files cover basketball, boxing, equestrian sports, fencing, gymnastics, hockey, rowing, sailing, skating, skiing, soccer, swimming, track and field, and wrestling. Correspondence includes J. Lyman Bingham, Asa S. Bushnell, J. Sigfrid Edstrom, Daniel J. Ferris, William M. Garland, Gustavus T. Kirby, Otto Mayer, Frederic W. Rubien, Heinz Schobel and James Simms.

Subject/Index Terms

Alaska
Amateur Athletic Union
Amateurism
Argentina - Sports and Recreation
Art
Athletics
Australia - Sports and Recreation
Austria - Sports and Recreation
Baseball
Basketball
Belgium - Sports and Recreation
Bobsled
Boxing
Brazil - Sports and Recreation
Brundage, Avery
Bulgaria - Sports and Recreation
Canada - Sports and Recreation
Canoeing
Chicago, Illinois
Chile - Sports and Recreation
China - Sports and Recreation
Cycling
Czechoslovakia - Sports and Recreation
Denmark - Sports and Recreation
England - Sports and Recreation
Equestrian Sports
Fencing
Finland - Sports and Recreation
Football
France - Sports and Recreation
Germany - Sports and Recreation
Greece - Sports and Recreation
Gymnastics
Handball
Hungary - Sports and Recreation
Ice Hockey
India - Sports and Recreation
Indonesia - Sports and Recreation
International Amateur Athletic Federation
International Olympic Committee
Iran - Sports and Recreation
Ireland - Sports and Recreation
Italy - Sports and Recreation
Japan - Sports and Recreation
Korea - Sports and Recreation
Liechtenstein - Sports and Recreation
Los Angeles, California
Mexico - Sports and Recreation
National Collegiate Athletic Association
National Olympic Committees
Netherlands - Sports and Recreation
New Zealand - Sports and Recreation
Nigeria - Sports and Recreation
Norway - Sports and Recreation
Olympics
Panama - Sports and Recreation
Pan American Games
Pentathalon
Peru - Sports and Recreation
Philippines - Sports and Recreation
Photography
Physical Fitness
Poland - Sports and Recreation
Polo
Portugal - Sports and Recreation
Professionalism
Rhodesia - Sports and Recreation
Rome, Italy
Rowing
Rugby
Rumania - Sports and Recreation
Russia - Sports and Recreation
Sailing
San Francisco, California
Santa Barbara, California
Senegal - Sports and Recreation
Shooting
Skating
Skiing
Soccer
South Africa, Republic of - Sports and Recreation
Spain - Sports and Recreation
Sports
Sports Publications
Sweden - Sports and Recreation
Swimming
Switzerland - Sports and Recreation
Thailand - Sports and Recreation
Track and Field
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics - Sports and Recreation
United States Olympic Committee
Volleyball
Water Polo
Weightlifting
Wrestling
Yachting
Yugoslavia - Sports and Recreation


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Amateur Athletic Union],
[Series 2: Amateurism],
[Series 3: Colleges and Universities],
[Series 4: Individuals],
[Series 5: IOC Presidents and Secretariat],
[Series 6: IOC Members],
[Series 7: Bulletin Officiel du Comite International Olympique],
[Series 8: IOC Newsletter],
[Series 9: Circular Letters],
[Series 10: Duplicate Circular Letters],
[Series 11: Circular Letter Responses],
[Series 12: IOC Meetings],
[Series 13: IOC Minutes],
[Series 14: IOC Commissions and Committees],
[Series 15: IOC Subject File],
[Series 16: National Olympic Committees],
[Series 17: Olympic Games],
[Series 18: Olympic Games  Bids],
[Series 19: Regional Games],
[Series 20: Sports Federations],
[Series 21: Sports Organizations],
[Series 22: Sports Publications],
[Series 23: United States Olympic Association and Committee],
[Series 24: Personal Materials],
[Series 25: Articles and Speeches],
[Series 26: Publications],
[Series 27: Clippings],
[Series 28: Photographs],
[Series 29: Olympic Games Programs],
[Series 30: Programs for Regional Games],
[Series 31: Sports Programs],
[Series 32: Subject File],
[Series 33: Travel],
[Series 34: Book Notes and Sources],
[Series 35: Important Letters],
[Series 36: Microfilm],
[Series 37: Daguerreotypes and Ambrotypes],
[Series 38: Scrapbooks],
[Series 39: Films and Tapes],
[Series 40: Photo Albums],
[Series 41: Certificates and Awards],
[Series 42: Oversize File],
[[information restricted]],
[All]

Series 3: Colleges and UniversitiesAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 15Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Arkansas, 1964, 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Berea College, 1959-68Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Berea College 1970-73Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Bowdoin College, 1968-69Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Bowdoin College, 1970-71Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Brigham Young University 1959Add to your cart.
Folder 7: California Berkley 1953-55, 1960, 1962-64, 1970-73Add to your cart.
Folder 8: California Riverside 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 9: California Santa Barbara, 1951, 1957, 1959, 1965-69Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 16Add to your cart.
Folder 1: California Santa Barbara, 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 2: California State Hayward, 1966-67Add to your cart.
folder 1 of 2
Folder 3: California State Hayward, 1966-67Add to your cart.
folder 2 of 2
Folder 4: California State Hayward Clippings, 1966-67Add to your cart.
folder 1 of 2
Folder 5: California State Hayward Clippings, 1966-67Add to your cart.
folder 2 of 2
Folder 6: Chicago - 1959, 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Chicago - 1970-74Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Chicago, Bulletins, Magazines, 1963-69Add to your cart.
folder 1 of 2
Folder 9: Chicago, Bulletins, Magazines, 1963-69Add to your cart.
folder 2 of 2
Folder 10: Chicago "Record" 1967-69Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 17Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Chicago University Extension Announcements 1962-69Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Columbia University 1954, 1960, 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Drake University 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Farleigh Dickinson University 1960Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Florida State University 1967, 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 6: George Williams College 1954-60Add to your cart.
Folder 7: George Williams College 1961-69Add to your cart.
Folder 8: George Williams College 1970-74Add to your cart.
Folder 9: George Williams College Bulletins, 1960-69Add to your cart.
Folder 10: George Williams College PurposeAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: George Williams College RoleAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: George Williams College SagaAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Glassboro 1964-69, 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Illinois 1954-65Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Illinois 1966-69Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Illinois School of Physical Education 1946-52Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Illinois Sports Scandal 1966-68Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 18Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Illinois Sports Scandal Clippings 1966-67Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Indiana University 1966-68Add to your cart.
Folder 3: State University of Iowa 1960Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Ithaca College 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Kentucky 1951-52, 1957-63Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Layfayette College 1955Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Lake Forest College 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Maryland 1960, 1962, 1966, 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Maryland 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Massachusetts 1966-67Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Miami University 1957-62Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Michigan State University 1953, 1966-68Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Minnesota 1938-39Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Minnesota 1946-50Add to your cart.
Folder 15: New York University 1954-67Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Northeastern University 1948Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Northwestern University 1948, 1951Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Ohio State University, 1955, 1959, 1964, 1968-69Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Ohio State University, 1970-71Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Oregon State College 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 21: University of Pennsylvania 1946-48, 1952-63, 1967-69Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Pennsylvania State College 1948Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Pennsylvania State University 1966-68Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Pennsylvania State University, John A. Lucas 1973-74Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Pittsburgh 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Presbyterian College 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Princeton University 1955, 1959, 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Purdue 1955, 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Queens College 1960Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Rutgers University 1955Add to your cart.
Folder 31: St. Louis University 1955Add to your cart.
Folder 32: San Jose State College 1956Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Southern California 1950, 1957Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Standford University 1955-57, 1960-63Add to your cart.
Folder 35: Syracuse University 1970-71Add to your cart.
Folder 36: Texas 1947-48, 1965Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 19Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Utah 1960, 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Virginia 1946-50Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Washington University ca. 1953, 1956-57Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Western Kentucky State College 1956Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Western Washington College of Education 1959Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Westmont  College 1962-64Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Wisconsin Madison 1965, 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Wisconsin Parkside Kenosha 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Wyoming 1970-72Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Yale University 1946-69Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Yale 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Miscellaneous, 1953, 1960-68Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Miscellaneous, 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Miscellaneous, 1970-73Add to your cart.

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Amateur Athletic Union],
[Series 2: Amateurism],
[Series 3: Colleges and Universities],
[Series 4: Individuals],
[Series 5: IOC Presidents and Secretariat],
[Series 6: IOC Members],
[Series 7: Bulletin Officiel du Comite International Olympique],
[Series 8: IOC Newsletter],
[Series 9: Circular Letters],
[Series 10: Duplicate Circular Letters],
[Series 11: Circular Letter Responses],
[Series 12: IOC Meetings],
[Series 13: IOC Minutes],
[Series 14: IOC Commissions and Committees],
[Series 15: IOC Subject File],
[Series 16: National Olympic Committees],
[Series 17: Olympic Games],
[Series 18: Olympic Games  Bids],
[Series 19: Regional Games],
[Series 20: Sports Federations],
[Series 21: Sports Organizations],
[Series 22: Sports Publications],
[Series 23: United States Olympic Association and Committee],
[Series 24: Personal Materials],
[Series 25: Articles and Speeches],
[Series 26: Publications],
[Series 27: Clippings],
[Series 28: Photographs],
[Series 29: Olympic Games Programs],
[Series 30: Programs for Regional Games],
[Series 31: Sports Programs],
[Series 32: Subject File],
[Series 33: Travel],
[Series 34: Book Notes and Sources],
[Series 35: Important Letters],
[Series 36: Microfilm],
[Series 37: Daguerreotypes and Ambrotypes],
[Series 38: Scrapbooks],
[Series 39: Films and Tapes],
[Series 40: Photo Albums],
[Series 41: Certificates and Awards],
[Series 42: Oversize File],
[[information restricted]],
[All]

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