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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 42: Oversize FileAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: Oversize PublicationsAdd to your cart.
Box 436Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: Mexico 68Add to your cart.
In Spanish and German
Volume 1: El PaisAdd to your cart.
Volume 2: La OrganizacionAdd to your cart.
Volume 3: Los DeportesAdd to your cart.
Item 4: "Twelve Museums of Mexico"Add to your cart.
pamphlet
Sub-Series 2: Olympic Newsletter and Pictorial ReviewAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Mexico 68Add to your cart.
In English except where noted.
Item 2: Mexican Culture and Olympics, 1968Add to your cart.
Numbers 1-9, 10 (one English, one Spanish), 11-19, 20 (one English, one Spanish), 21, 22-24 (one English, one Spanish), 25.
Box 437Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: Mexico 68Add to your cart.
In Spanish and German
Volume 4: La Olimpiada CulturalAdd to your cart.
Volume 5Add to your cart.
Binder of souvenir items
Item 3: XIX Olympiad 7, 1968Add to your cart.
Item 4: XIX Olympiad 8, 1968Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 2: Olympic NewsletterAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Olympic NewsletterAdd to your cart.
Numbers 26-37, 38-40 (one English, one Spanish), 41 (issue on Brundage), pictorial review (one English, one Spanish), 42 (one English, one Spanish), 43
Box 438Add to your cart.
Folder 1: 1st Pan-American Games, December 1950, January 1951, February 1951Add to your cart.
Numbers 1-3, from Box 222 (old box 202)
Folder 2: II Semana Deportiva International Centro de Prensa, Mexico City, December 12-20, 1966Add to your cart.
From Box 227 (old box 206).
Folder 3: IX Central American and Carribbean Games, Kingston, Jamaica, Rules and General Program, July 21-August 4, 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 4: 1970 Calendar, XIth Olympic Winter Games, 1970Add to your cart.
From box 196 (old box 179)
Folder 5: Asahi Evening News, May 1967Add to your cart.
From box 282, folder: Publications - Asahi Evening News, 2 copies
Folder 6: Asahi Picture News, 1958Add to your cart.
2 copies, from box 282, folder Asahi
Folder 7: Asahi Sports, 1938Add to your cart.
From Box 282, Folder Asahi Sports
Folder 8: Bulletin of the Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXth Olympiad, October 1968, May 1969, May 1970, March 1971, September 1971, June 1972Add to your cart.
Volumes 1-7, from box 199 (old box 181)
Folder 9: Chicago Tribune Sunday Magazine, 1960, 1961Add to your cart.
2 copies, from Box 283, folder Chicago Tribune Sunday Magazine
Folder 10: Chicago Tribune Sunday Magazine, 1972Add to your cart.
From box 272, folder: Personal Materials - Articles by others: Amateurisms, AAU, Olympic Movement, 1939, 1947-48, 1972, folder 1 of 2
Folder 11: Contrasts 3, 1964Add to your cart.
From box 116, folder, Olympic Medals, Emblems, Souvenirs, Buttons
Folder 12: Cortina, 1956Add to your cart.
From box 175 (old box 161)
Folder 13: Destino, January 15, 1972, July 15, 1972Add to your cart.
Numbers 1789, 1815, from box 284, folder: Destino
Folder 14: Everybody's, July 12, 1952Add to your cart.
From Box 284, folder: Everybody's
Folder 15: Hockey Fan, March 1964Add to your cart.
From box 239, Folder Sports Federations, Field Hockey, 1937-38, 1950-52, 1964-66
Folder 16: Holiday, November 1964Add to your cart.
Volume 36, no. 5, From box 286, folder Holiday
Box 439Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Italia Sportiva, January 1, 1953Add to your cart.
From Box 256 (old 230)
Folder 2: The Japan Magazine, July 1936Add to your cart.
Volume XXVI, Numbers 1-2, from box 289, folder Japan Magazine
Folder 3: Kniessel, 1972Add to your cart.
From Box 243, folder Sports Federations: Skiing Violations, Advertisements, 1972
Folder 4: Melbourne, 1956Add to your cart.
From box 176 (old 162)
Folder 5: National Skiing, 1957-58Add to your cart.
From box 256 (old 230)
Folder 6: The New York Times, January 16, 1972Add to your cart.
From box 292, Folder The New York Times
Folder 7: Neve Ghiaccio Sole, April 24, 1949Add to your cart.
From box 256 (old 230)
Folder 8: Olympia 72, August 1972Add to your cart.
Issue 3, from box 202 (old 183)
Folder 9: Olympicus, Rome, 1960Add to your cart.
From box 184 (old 168)
Folder 10: Pace, September 1968Add to your cart.
From Box 296, Folder: Pace
Folder 11: Paris Match, March 2, 1968Add to your cart.
From box 296, folder: Paris Match
Folder 12: Perspectives, March 16, 1968Add to your cart.
From box 296, folder: Perspectives
Folder 13: Pictorial California, 1932, 1952Add to your cart.
From box 296, folder Pictorial California
Folder 14: La Pintura Columbiana en los VI Jeugos Panamericanos de Cali, 1971Add to your cart.
2 copies, from box 227 (old 205)
Box 440Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Saturday Evening Post, 1938, 1955Add to your cart.
3 issues, from box 299, folder: Saturday Evening Post
Folder 2: Ski Magazine, 1972Add to your cart.
From box 243, folder: Sports Federations, Skiing, Violations, Advertisements, 1972
Folder 3: Sport in the Week, 1966Add to your cart.
From box 301, folder: Sport in the Week
Folder 4: This Week, 1952Add to your cart.
From box 301, folder: This Week
Folder 5: Tokio, 1964Add to your cart.
From Box 189 (old 173)
Folder 6: Weekend Magazine, October 28, 1967Add to your cart.
Volume 13, number 3, from box 224, folder Clippings - Sports - Ice Hockey, folder 1 of 2, 1960-70
Folder 7: Weekend Magazine, 1968Add to your cart.
From box 303, folder Weekend Magazine
Sub-Series 2: Oversize ScrapbooksAdd to your cart.
Box 441Add to your cart.
Item 1: Certificate of Acceptance by Avery Brundage of the National Collegiate and Scholastic Swimming Trophy, Melbourne, December 7, 1956Add to your cart.
Item 2: Olympia, New York, Summer 1936Add to your cart.
2 copies
Item 3: The World Magazine, "America's All-Around Champion and his Stringent Rules for Athletic Success", October 1, 1916Add to your cart.
5 copies
Sub-Series 3: Oversize PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Box 441Add to your cart.
Item 4: Dr. Theodore Lewald, 1957Add to your cart.
Item 5: Chicago Athletic Association Dinner, January 30, 1930Add to your cart.
Item 6: Avery Brundage at the British Empire Games, 1930Add to your cart.
Item 7: McKendree GaskillAdd to your cart.
from Box 335
Item 8: Douglas MacArthurAdd to your cart.
From Box 335
Item 9: AAU Banquet Lead Table, November 1955Add to your cart.
from Box 335
Item 10: Los Angeles, October 8, 1941Add to your cart.
from Box 335
Item 11: Garden, Santa Barbara, CAAdd to your cart.
from Box 335
Item 12: Skating Championships, West Allis, Wisconsin, February 29, 1970Add to your cart.
from Box 335
Item 13: Montreal 1976 Stadium ModelAdd to your cart.
from Box 335
Item 14: Avery Brundage, ca. 1956Add to your cart.
from Box 335
Sub-Series 4: Oversize PostersAdd to your cart.
Box 442Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: No Cross-ReferenceAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Sports in Africa, General Secretariat of the Supreme Council for Sport in Africa, Yaounde, Federal Republic of Cameroon, 1971-72Add to your cart.
8 copies
Item 2: Pencil Sketch, Avery Brundage, IOC President, Portrait with Asian Art and 1912 Olympics by Al Rainovic, 1968Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 2: Cross-ReferenceAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Baron de Coubertin, Club Athletico Sudamerica (flag), 1969Add to your cart.
Flag, from Box 108, Folder IOC SF - 75th Anniversary Celebrations of IOC Argentina, 1969.
Item 2: Bueone Aires (flag), 1969Add to your cart.
Flag, from Box 108, folder IOC SF - 75th Anniversary Celebratin of IOC Argentina, 1969.
Item 3: "Innsbruck, 1964", 1964Add to your cart.
From Box 185, folder Olympic Games - IX Winter Games, Innsbruck - Data, part 1
Item 4: Decorations for the Passage of the Olympic Torch, 1964Add to your cart.
From Box 189, Folder XVIII Olympiad, Tokyo, Organizing Comittee, 1964.
Item 5: Draft Program for 19th Olympics.Add to your cart.
From Box 193-94 (old box 177).
Item 6: Seat Guide for the Royal BoxAdd to your cart.
From Box 190, folder XVIII Olympiad, Tokyo, Seat Guide for Royal Box.
Item 7: Olympische Dorf, 50m (map), 1972Add to your cart.
Map, from box 202, folder Olympic Games - XX Olympiad Munich - Olympic Village, Kiel, 1972.
Item 8: Sport Arena, Sion, Switzerland, 1963Add to your cart.
From box 209, folder Olympic Games Bids, 1968, Sion, Swizterland, 1963
Item 9: Revised ICAAAA Indoor Track Meet, Madison Square Garden (Blueprint), 1930-37Add to your cart.
Blueprint from box 229, folder Sports Federations - IAAF, Part 1, 1930-37
Item 10: Trappeur, 1972Add to your cart.
From box 243, folder: Sports Federations, Skiing, Violations, Advertisements, 1972.
Item 11: World Cup Winnter, 1972.Add to your cart.
From box 243, Sports Federations, Skiing Violations, Advertisements, 1972.
Item 12: Vile de Pont du Chateau, 1967-69Add to your cart.
From box 247, folder: Federation Internationale de Lutte Amateur, 1967-69.
Item 13: "Thank you, Mr. Brundage, We're Voting Yes on A", June 4, 1964Add to your cart.
From Box 273, Folder: "Thank you Mr. Brundage," 4 copies.
Item 14: How to Go ArgentinaAdd to your cart.
From box 349, folder: Travel-Argentina.

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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