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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]],
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Series 31: Sports ProgramsAdd to your cart.
Box 345Add to your cart.
Item 6: XXIVth World Championships in Archery, Amersfoort, Holland, July 18, 23-29, 1967Add to your cart.
Item 7: Bobsleigh, Engleberg, Switzerland, February 3-4, 1934Add to your cart.
Item 8: Boxing, International Golden Gloves, Europe vs. Washington, D.C., April 21, 1950Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: CyclingAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 31.1.1: Amateur Bicycle League of America ProgramAdd to your cart.
Item 9: Detroit, Michigan, August 31-September 1, 1940Add to your cart.
Item 10: Kenosha, Wisconsin, September 3-5, 1948Add to your cart.
Item 11: New Brunswick, New Jersey, August 18-21, 1950Add to your cart.
Item 12: Kenosha, Wisconsin, August 16-19, 1957Add to your cart.
Item 13: The 1st Asian Cycle Championship Meeting Program, Osaka, Japan, 1961Add to your cart.
Item 14: Downhill Sledding Rules, 1967Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 2: EquestrianAdd to your cart.
Item 15: Olympic Equestrian Trials, Hinsdale, Illinois, August 30-31, September 1, 1947Add to your cart.
Item 16: Concours Hippique International Officiel, Paris, June 11-19, 1955Add to your cart.
Item 17: Olympic Year Race Meeting, Flemington, England, November 17, 1956Add to your cart.
Item 18: International Casting Federation, 1st World Tournament, September 18-22, 1957Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 3: FootballAdd to your cart.
Item 19: 23rd Annual All-Star Football Game, Chicago, August 10, 1956Add to your cart.
Item 20: Annual Armed Forces Benefit Football Game, Chicago, September 12, 1958Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 4: GymnasticsAdd to your cart.
Item 21: Final Olympic Gymnastic Tryouts and National AAU Championships, State College, PA, May 1, 1948Add to your cart.
Item 22: Women's Final Olympic Gymnastics Tryouts and National AAU Championships, Philadelphia, PA, May 8, 1948Add to your cart.
Item 23: III Gymnaestrada, Stuttgart, Program and Bulletins, July 26-30, 1961Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 5: HandballAdd to your cart.
Item 24: International Amateur Handball Federation, Helsinki, 1940Add to your cart.
Item 25: National AAU Tournament, San Francisco, May 4-9, 1942, May 3-8, 1943Add to your cart.
Item 26: Senior National AAU Championships, Chicago, April 21-28, 1951Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 6: Judo-KarateAdd to your cart.
Item 27: 5th World Judo Championship, Salt Lake City, Utah, August 9-12, 1967Add to your cart.
Item 28: All America Karate Tournament, Los Angeles, CA, November 26, 1966Add to your cart.
Item 29: Panathlon - 1st International Congress, Venice, May 13-14, 1961Add to your cart.
Item 30: Pentathlon - L'Union du Pentathlon Bulletin d'Information, No. 1, December 31, 1960Add to your cart.
Item 31: Polo - US vs. Mexico, Hinsdale, IL, August 1947Add to your cart.
Item 32: Skating - Olympic Figure Skating Tryouts and Exhibitions, Chicago, December 13, 1947Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 7: SkiiingAdd to your cart.
Item 33: Grundgesetz der Internationalen Eislauf-Vereinigung, 1937Add to your cart.
Item 34: Minutes of the XV International Ski Congress, Helsingfors, Finland, February 21-23, 1938Add to your cart.
Item 35: Ski Jumping Competition and Exhibition Tournament, Chicago, January 23, 30, 1944Add to your cart.
Item 36: VI World Championship of Modern Winter Biathalon, Austria, 1963Add to your cart.
Item 37: World Ski Championships, Falun, Switzerland, Bulletin No. 2, September 1972Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 8: SoccerAdd to your cart.
Item 38: The Game of Field-Handball Introduction, Descriptions and Official Rules, 1928Add to your cart.
Item 39: Federation Internationale de Football Association Statutes and Regulations, 1946Add to your cart.
Item 40: Softball - II World Championship, Oklahoma City, September 21-29, 1968Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 9: SwimmingAdd to your cart.
Item 41: European Swimming Championships, Barecolna, Bulletin No. 1, March 1970Add to your cart.
Item 42: European Swimming Championships, Barecolna, Bulletin No. 2, May 1970Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 10: TennisAdd to your cart.
Item 43: 24th Annual Pacific Southwest Tennis Championships, Los Angeles, September 9-17, 1950Add to your cart.
Item 44: 26th Annual Pacific Southwest Tennis Championships, Los Angeles, September 13-21, 1952Add to your cart.
Box 346Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 11: TrackAdd to your cart.
Item 1: AAU Final Olympic Championships, Cambridge, July 17, 1920Add to your cart.
Item 2: Final Olympic Tryouts, Track and Field, Randalls Island Stadium, Women's Diving and Swimming, Astoria Pool, July 11-12, 1936Add to your cart.
Item 3: National AAU Track and Field Championships, New York, June 19-20, 1942Add to your cart.
Item 4: AAU 62nd Annual Junior and Senior Track and Field Championships, College Park, June 23-24, 1950Add to your cart.
Item 5: 9th Annual Chicago Daily News Relay, March 17, 1945Add to your cart.
Item 6: 22nd Annual Chicago Daily News Relay, March 14, 1958Add to your cart.
Item 7: 12th Annual Indoor Relay Carnival, University of Illinois, March 16, 1929Add to your cart.
Item 8: 79th Annual Intercollegiate Association of Amateur Athletes Outdoor Championships, New York, May 27-28, 1955Add to your cart.
Item 9: 15th Annual Intercollegiate Conference Athletic Association Indoor Meet, Chicago and Evanston, March 12-14, 1925Add to your cart.
Item 10: 8th Annual Los Angeles Coliseum Relays and 14 Annual All-City High School Track Championships, May 21, 1948Add to your cart.
Item 11: 12th Annual Los Angeles Coliseum Relays and 18th Annual All-City High School Track Championships, May 16, 1952Add to your cart.
Item 12: 32nd, Annual Indoor Games of the Milrose Athletic Association, February 4, 1939Add to your cart.
Item 13: 35th, Annual Indoor Games of the Milrose Athletic Association, February 7, 1942Add to your cart.
Item 14: 38th, Annual Indoor Games of the Milrose Athletic Association, February 3, 1945Add to your cart.
Item 15: 41st, Annual Indoor Games of the Milrose Athletic Association, January 31, 1948Add to your cart.
Item 16: 42nd, Annual Indoor Games of the Milrose Athletic Association, January 29, 1949Add to your cart.
Item 17: 43rd, Annual Indoor Games of the Milrose Athletic Association, January 28, 1950Add to your cart.
Item 18: 44th, Annual Indoor Games of the Milrose Athletic Association, January 27, 1951Add to your cart.
Item 19: 45th, Annual Indoor Games of the Milrose Athletic Association, January 26, 1952Add to your cart.
Item 20: 50th, Annual Indoor Games of the Milrose Athletic Association, February 9, 1957Add to your cart.
Item 21: 4th Annual National Collegiate Athletic Association Meet, Chicago, June 13, 1925Add to your cart.
Item 22: 25th Annual National Collegiate Track and Field Championships, Minneapolis, June 21-22, 1946Add to your cart.
Item 23: The Olympic Club's Second Annual Indoor Track and Field Meet, San Francisco, March 12, 1943Add to your cart.
Item 24: University of Pennsylvania 38th Annual Relay Carnivals, April 29-30, 1932Add to your cart.
Item 25: University of Pennsylvania 54th Annual Relay Carnivals, April 23-24, 1948Add to your cart.
Item 26: University of Pennsylvania 75th Annual Relay Carnivals, April 25-26, 1969Add to your cart.
Item 27: Senate Track Meet, Cleveland, June 2, 1950Add to your cart.
Item 28: Seventh Regiment 100th Indoor Games, New York, April 14, 1950Add to your cart.
Item 29: 3rd Annual Southern Relays, Birmingham, Alabama, April 8, 1950Add to your cart.
Item 30: US Olympic All-Star Carnival, New York, March 22, 1952Add to your cart.
Box 347Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 11: TrackAdd to your cart.
Item 1: III Mezinarodnich, Lehkoatletickych Zarodu, Prague, August 17-18, 1948Add to your cart.
Item 2: Canadian Olympic Track and Field Trials, September 9-10, 1948Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 12: VolleyballAdd to your cart.
Item 3: XVIII Olympiad, Tokyo, Organizing Committee Plans, 1964Add to your cart.
Item 4: International Volleyball Federation, Official Bulletin, No. 49-50, March 1970Add to your cart.
Item 5: International Volleyball Federation, Official Bulletin, No. 51, September 1970Add to your cart.
Item 6: The Bombay High School Athletic Association 7th Annual Athletic Championships, Bombay, India, February 26-29, 1968Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 13: University of IllinoisAdd to your cart.
Item 7: 4th Annual Indoor Relay Carnival, March 5, 1921Add to your cart.
Item 8: 5th Annual Indoor Relay Carnival, 1922Add to your cart.
Item 9: 6th Annual Indoor Relay Carnival, 1923Add to your cart.
Item 10: 46th Annual Big Ten Track and Field Championships, May 31 - June 1, 1946Add to your cart.
Item 11: vs. Southern California Dual Track Meet, May 3, 1947Add to your cart.
Item 12: vs. Wisconsin Football Game, October 1, 1949Add 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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