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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],
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Series 21: Sports OrganizationsAdd to your cart.
Box 248Add to your cart.
Folder 7: American Academy of Physical Education, 1961, 1971-74Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Health and Physical Fitness Clippings, Brochures, and Correspondence (previously filed under AAHPER), 1942, 1955-65Add to your cart.
Folder 9: American Association of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, 1956-65Add to your cart.
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Folder 10: American Association of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, 1956-65Add to your cart.
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Folder 11: American Association of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, 1956-65Add to your cart.
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Folder 12: AAPHER, American Academy of Physical Education and International Council on Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, 1959-69Add to your cart.
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Box 249Add to your cart.
Folder 1: AAPHER, American Academy of Physical Education and International Council on Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, 1959-69Add to your cart.
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Folder 2: American Association of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Pamphlets and Announcements, 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 3: American Olympic Foundation, 1936-38Add to your cart.
Folder 4: American Athletic Association for the Deaf, 1955, 1961Add to your cart.
Folder 5: The Athletic Institute, 1956, 1962-63Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Boy Scouts of America, 1957, 1963, 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Bureau International de Pedagogie Sportive, LausanneAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: California Ocean Lifeguard Championships, 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 9: California Ski Association, 1948Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Central United States Ski Association, 1946Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Chicago Sport Week, 1933Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Comite Internationale des Sports Silencieux, 1955, 1958, 1961-68Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Committee for Free Asia, 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Deutscher Sportbund, 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Federazione Sport Silenziosi d'Italia, 1958-62Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Federazione Sport Silenziosi d'Italia, 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Federazione Sport Silenziosi d'Italia Bolletino, June - August 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Federazione Sport Silenziosi d'Italia Bolletino, September - December 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Football Foundation and Hall of Fame, National, 1959Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Helms Athletic Foundation, 1938, 1946-52Add to your cart.
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Box 250Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Helms Athletic Foundation, 1938, 1946-52Add to your cart.
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Folder 2: Helms Athletic Foundation, 1938, 1946-52Add to your cart.
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Folder 3: Helms Athletic Foundation, 1952-60Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Helms Athletic Foundation, 1961-69Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Helms Athletic Foundation, 1970-72Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Helms Athletic Foundation, Bulletins, Biography, Background Materials, 1949-68Add to your cart.
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Folder 7: Helms Athletic Foundation, Bulletins, Biography, Background Materials, 1949-68Add to your cart.
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Folder 8: Helms Athletic Foundation, Bulletins, Biography, Background Materials, 1949-68Add to your cart.
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Folder 9: Helms Athletic Foundation, Bulletins, Biography, Background Materials, 1949-68Add to your cart.
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Folder 10: Helms Athletic Foundation, Bulletins, Biography, Background Materials, 1949-68Add to your cart.
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Folder 11: Helms Bakery, Use of Olympic Insignia, Circles, Motto, 1932, 1938, 1948-53Add to your cart.
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Folder 12: Helms Bakery, Use of Olympic Insignia, Circles, Motto, 1932, 1938, 1948-53Add to your cart.
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Folder 13: Hindu Club (Buenos Aires), 1945-48Add to your cart.
Folder 14: International Conference on the Contribution of Sports to the Improvement of Professional Abilities and to Cultural Development, 1959Add to your cart.
Box 251Add to your cart.
Folder 1: International Council for Sport and Physical Education, 1960-66Add to your cart.
Folder 2: International Track, 1961-62Add to your cart.
Folder 3: International University Sports Federation, 1952-53, 1960-61, 1967-69Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Japan Volleyball Association, Housewives Match, 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Millrose Games, 1946-51, 1957, 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Miscellaneous, 1941, 1952, 1959-62, 1967-68Add to your cart.
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Folder 7: Miscellaneous, 1941, 1952, 1959-62, 1967-68Add to your cart.
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Folder 8: Missouri Athletic Club, 1951, 1960-61Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Missouri Athletic Club, 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 10: National Academy of Sports, 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 11: National Amateur Athletic Federation, 1926Add to your cart.
Folder 12: National Art Museum of Sport, Inc., 1959-62Add to your cart.
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Box 252Add to your cart.
Folder 1: National Art Museum of Sport, Inc., 1959-62Add to your cart.
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Folder 2: National Art Museum of Sport, Inc., 1959-62Add to your cart.
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Folder 3: National Art Museum of Sport, Inc., 1960-69Add to your cart.
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Folder 4: National Art Museum of Sport, Inc., 1960-69Add to your cart.
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Folder 5: National Art Museum of Sport, Inc., 1960-69Add to your cart.
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Folder 6: North Central Association, 1952Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: OlympiansAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: International, 1961, 1966-74Add to your cart.
Folder 8: International, 1970-74Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 21.1.1: United StatesAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: General, 1952-68Add to your cart.
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Folder 10: General, 1952-68Add to your cart.
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Folder 11: General, 1952-68Add to your cart.
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Folder 12: American Olympic Reunion, 1945-47Add to your cart.
Box 253Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: OlympiansAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 21.1.1: United StatesAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: American Olympic Reunion, 1948-52Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Samuel N. Gerson, Historian, 1952-61Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Samuel N. Gerson, Historian, 1962-64Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Samuel N. Gerson, Historian, 1965-66Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Midwest Chapter, G.T. Kirby, President, 1946-47Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Midwest Chapter, G.T. Kirby, President, March - August 1948Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Midwest Chapter, G.T. Kirby, President, September - November 1948Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Midwest Chapter, G.T. Kirby, President, 1949-50Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Midwest Chapter, G.T. Kirby, President, 1951-52Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Midwest Chapter, G.T. Kirby, President, 1961-62, 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Various Chapters (Excluding Midwest), 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Pacific Coast Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, Victor Schmidt, 1952, 1956-57Add to your cart.
Folder 13: People to People Sports Committee, 1957, 1964, 1968-69Add to your cart.
Folder 14: People to People Sports Committee, 1970-72Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Permanent General Assembly of the National Olympic Committees, 1965-68Add to your cart.
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Folder 16: Permanent General Assembly of the National Olympic Committees, 1965-68Add to your cart.
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Box 254Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Permanent General Assembly of the National Olympic Committees, 1965-68Add to your cart.
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Folder 2: Permanent General Assembly of the National Olympic Committees, 1970-71Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Permanent General Assembly of the National Olympic Committees, Publications, 1969-70Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Permanent General Assembly of the National Olympic Committees, Rome Meeting, 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Permanent General Assembly of the National Olympic Committees, Study and Coordinating Committee, 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Senior Sports International, 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Senior Sports International, 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Senior Sports International, 1973-74Add to your cart.
Box 255Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Sport-Toto-Gelleschaft, 1953-54Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Sportsmanship Brotherhood, Inc., 1936, 1953-58Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Sportsmanship Brotherhood, Inc., 1959-66Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Tennis Patrons Association of Southern California, 1951Add to your cart.
Folder 5: UNESCO Youth Institute and ICSPE, 1960-69Add to your cart.
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Folder 6: UNESCO Youth Institute and ICSPE, 1960-69Add to your cart.
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Folder 7: UNESCO Youth Institute and ICSPE, 1960-69Add to your cart.
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Folder 8: Union Francaise de Marche, November 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 9: United States Olympic Development Committee, 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Women's World War Veteran's Olympic Committee, 1948Add to your cart.
Folder 11: World Sports Foundation, 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Young Men's Christian Association, 1950, 1956-61, 1965-69Add to your cart.
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Folder 13: Young Men's Christian Association, 1950, 1956-61, 1965-69Add to your cart.
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Folder 14: Young Men's Christian Association, 1968-71Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Young Men's Christian Association, National, 1952-68Add to your cart.
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Box 256Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Young Men's Christian Association, National, 1952-68Add to your cart.
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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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