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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 36: MicrofilmAdd to your cart.
56 reels of 16 mm. positive microfilm of the Brundage Papers produced by Notre Dame University ca. 1970 and arranged as represented in the Avery Brundage Collection.
Box 359Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: Sports Files -- MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Reel 1: Amos, Alonzo Stagg - Bush, ClarenceAdd to your cart.
Reel 2: Bushnell, Asa S. - Bush, ClarenceAdd to your cart.
Reel 3: E - Friermood, H.T.Add to your cart.
Reel 4: Friermood H.T. - Jopl, E.Add to your cart.
Reel 5: Kennedy, Charles W. - Kirby, Gustavus T., 1934-37Add to your cart.
Reel 6: Kirby, Gustavus T. - McGovern, John T.Add to your cart.
Reel 7: N - Rubien Frederick W.Add to your cart.
Reel 8: Rubien, Frederick W. - Simms, James P.Add to your cart.
Reel 9: Simms, James F. - Trimble, Rufus J.Add to your cart.
Reel 10: Van Camp, Owen - Worthmann, DietrichAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 2: IOC Secretariat & PresidentsAdd to your cart.
Reel 1: Berlioux, Monique - Westerhollf, Johann W.Add to your cart.
Reel 2: Westerhollf, Johnann W. - Edstrom, J.S.Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 3: IOC MembersAdd to your cart.
Reel 1: Aldao Richardo C. - Clark Jose de J.Add to your cart.
Reel 2: Clark Jose de J. - Exexter, Marquess ofAdd to your cart.
Reel 3: Exeter, Marquess of - Gomez, Marte R.Add to your cart.
Reel 4: Gomez, Marte R. - Massard, ArmandAdd to your cart.
Reel 5: Massard, Armand - Mayer, OttoAdd to your cart.
Reel 6: Mayer, OttoAdd to your cart.
Reel 7: Mayer, Otto - Reczek, WlodzimierzAdd to your cart.
Reel 8: Reczek, Wlodzimierz - Weir, HughAdd to your cart.
Reel 9: Weir, Hugh - Ydigoras, Fuentes M.Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 4: Bulletin Officiel du Comite International OlympiqueAdd to your cart.
Reel 12: January 1926 - January 1938Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 5: Bulletin du Comite International OlympiqueAdd to your cart.
Reel 7: October 1946 - May 1956Add to your cart.
Reel 8: July 1956 - August 1963Add to your cart.
Reel 9: November 1963 - August 1966Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 6: Circular LettersAdd to your cart.
Reel 1: To IOC's, NOC's, and IF's, July 1952 - December 1956Add to your cart.
Reel 2: To IOC, July 1940 - January 1946Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 7: Sport Files, National Olympic CommitteesAdd to your cart.
Reel 1: Appliation for Recognition as National Olympic Committees - Australia, 1956-61Add to your cart.
Reel 2: Australia, 1949-69 - China (Taiwan) 1952-61Add to your cart.
Reel 3: Chinese Olympic Committee - Costa RicaAdd to your cart.
Reel 4: Cuba - France, 1937-60Add to your cart.
Reel 5: France, General - West Germany, NOCAdd to your cart.
Reel 6: West Germany - Saar, IcelandAdd to your cart.
Reel 7: India - Japan, Newspaper ClippingsAdd to your cart.
Reel 8: Japan, Newspapers - MexicoAdd to your cart.
Reel 8A: Netherlands Antilles NOC - Poland Olympic CommitteeAdd to your cart.
Box 360Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 7: Sport Files, National Olympic CommitteesAdd to your cart.
Reel 9: Poland, General, 1939-69 - South African Olympic National Games, 1963Add to your cart.
Reel 10: South African National Games - TurkeyAdd to your cart.
Reel 11: Uganda - ZambiaAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 8: Sport Files, International Federations and SportsAdd to your cart.
Reel 1: General Assembly of International Sports Federations - International Amateur Baseball FederationAdd to your cart.
Reel 2: Baseball, 1941-69 - Federation Equestrian International, 1965-69Add to your cart.
Reel 3: Federation Equestrian International, 1960-62 - Federation Internationale Des Societies D'Avivon (Rowing), 1952-69Add to your cart.
Reel 4: Federation Internationale Des Societies D'Avivon, 1962-69 - Table TennisAdd to your cart.
Reel 5: Tobagganing - Winter GamesAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 9: PublicationsAdd to your cart.
Reel 1: Olympic ReviewAdd to your cart.
Reel 4: Revue Olympique, January 1912 - December 1913Add to your cart.
Reel 5: Olympic News, June 1923 - August 1934Add to your cart.
Reel 6: Amateur Athletic Union of the U.S., December 1923 - October 1929Add to your cart.
Reel 10: Olympische RundschauAdd to your cart.
Reel 11: Amateur Athlete, March 1930 - December 1932Add to your cart.
Reel 14: Amateur Athlete, July 1939 - December 1945Add to your cart.
Reel 15: Revue Olympique, January 1901 - December 1911Add to your cart.
Reel 16: Amateur Athlete, January 1946 - July 1950Add to your cart.
Reel 17: Amateur Athlete, August 1950 - December 1950Add to your cart.
Reel 18: Amateur Athlete, January 1933-June 1939Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 10: ScrapbooksAdd to your cart.
Reel 2Add to your cart.
Reel 3Add 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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