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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 30: Programs for Regional GamesAdd to your cart.
Box 343Add to your cart.
Item 23: Amerika Euorpa, Stuttgart, July 30-31, 1969Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: Asian GamesAdd to your cart.
Item 24: 3rd Asian Games, Tokyo, Bulletin, March 1958Add to your cart.
Item 25: 3rd Asian Games, Tokyo, Athletics Program, May 26, 1958Add to your cart.
Item 26: 3rd Asian Games, Tokyo, Cycling Closing Ceremony Program, June 1, 1958Add to your cart.
Item 27: Transactions, Asian Games Federations, April 29 - May 4, October, November 4-8, 1968Add to your cart.
Item 28: 6th Asian Games, Bangkok, Official Bulletin, Nos. 1-2, December 9-20, 1970Add to your cart.
Box 344Add to your cart.
Item 1: British Empire vs. United States, August 11, 1928Add to your cart.
Item 2: British Empire vs. United States, August 27, 1930Add to your cart.
Item 3: British Empire vs. United States, August 14, 1932Add to your cart.
Item 4: British Empire vs. United States, August 15, 1936Add to your cart.
Item 5: British Empire vs. United States, August 12, 1948Add to your cart.
Item 6: V Baron Pierre du Coubertin International Athletic Games, Bueon Aires, October 22-23, 1966Add to your cart.
Item 7: VI Baron Pierre du Coubertin International Athletic Games, Buenos Aires, October 28-29, 1967Add to your cart.
Item 8: European Games, Turin, September 7-9, 1934Add to your cart.
Item 9: European Games, 3rd European Championships, August 1946Add to your cart.
Item 10: 3rd International Friendly Youth Games, Moscow, July 29-September 5, 1961Add to your cart.
Item 11: 6th Maccabiah Games, Tel Aviv, Sports Program, August 29 - September 5, 1961Add to your cart.
Item 12: 6th Maccabiah Games, Tel Aviv, Sports Results, August 29 - September 5, 1961Add to your cart.
Item 13: Nippon-America, 1934Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 2: Pan American Games I - Buenos AiresAdd to your cart.
Item 14: First Congress, 1940Add to your cart.
Item 15: General Rules and Programs, 1942Add to your cart.
Item 16: General Rules and Programs, 1951Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 30.2.1: Official ProgramsAdd to your cart.
Item 17: Athletics, 1951Add to your cart.
Item 18: Baseball, 1951Add to your cart.
Item 19: Basketball, 1951Add to your cart.
Item 20: Boxing, 1951Add to your cart.
Item 21: Cycling, 1951Add to your cart.
Item 22: Equestrian Games, 1951Add to your cart.
Item 23: Fencing, 1951Add to your cart.
Item 24: Football, 1951Add to your cart.
Item 25: Gymnastics, 1951Add to your cart.
Item 26: Modern Pentathalon, 1951Add to your cart.
Item 27: Polo, 1951Add to your cart.
Item 28: Rowing, 1951Add to your cart.
Item 29: Shooting, 1951Add to your cart.
Item 30: Swimming, 1951Add to your cart.
Item 31: Tennis, 1951Add to your cart.
Item 32: Weight-Lifting, 1951Add to your cart.
Item 33: Wrestling, 1951Add to your cart.
Item 34: Yachting, 1951Add to your cart.
Item 35: Pan American Games II, Mexico City - Official News Bulletin, July 1951, February 1952Add to your cart.
Item 36: Pan American Games III, Chicago - Track and Field Album, 1967Add to your cart.
Item 37: Pan American Games V, Winnipeg - Schedule of Events, July 22 - August 7, 1967Add to your cart.
Item 38: South African Games, May 9-10, 1964Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 3: South East Asia Peninsular GamesAdd to your cart.
Item 39: Report on the Meeting of Council Members, June 25, 1959Add to your cart.
Item 40: III Games, 1963, Bulletin No. 1, October 1962Add to your cart.
Item 41: The International Stoke Mandeville Games for the Paralysed, Rome, September 18-25, 1960Add to your cart.
Item 42: Tailteann Games, Dublin, August 11-26, 1928Add to your cart.
Box 345Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 4: UniversaideAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Bulletino d'Informazione, No. 1-3, March, June, August 1959Add to your cart.
Item 2: Information Bulletin No. 9, April 1961Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 30.4.1: General RegulationsAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Sofia, August 26 - September 3, 1961Add to your cart.
Item 4: Porto Alegre, August 30 - September 8, 1963, September 1962Add to your cart.
Item 5: Budapest, August 1964, August 20-29, 1965Add 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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