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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 34: Book Notes and SourcesAdd to your cart.
Box 351Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Miscellaneous Notes, 1934-65Add to your cart.
folder 1 of 2
Folder 12: Miscellaneous Notes, 1934-65Add to your cart.
folder 2 of 2
Folder 13: Miscellaneous Notes, 1934-65Add to your cart.
folder 3 of 3
Box 352Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Articles, 1952, 1966-68Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Speeches and Articles, 1946, 1955, 1961-70Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Book Notes, Miscellaneous, 1942-43, 1953, 1961-62Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Book Notes, Miscellaneous, 1956-70Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Book Notes, Miscellaneous, 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Book Notes and clippings "to be sorted", 1956, 1967-70Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Book Chapters, use for, 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Quotations, Book notes on Amateurism, 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Memoranda for Book, 1970-71Add to your cart.
Folder 10: "Items for Insertion" Notes, 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Manuscript Notes, 1971-72Add to your cart.
Folder 12: El Sol de Mexico article and interviews, 1968Add to your cart.
Box 353Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Heroes, notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Klein, Hans, Press Chief, Olympic Organizing Committee, editorial correspondence for The Challenge, Munich, 1971-72Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Neutrality and World War II Clippings, 1936-41Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Olympic and Autobiographical Book notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Olympic Notes, 1943, 1949, 1956-57, 1969-70Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Olympic Notes, reprints and statements, 1917-69Add to your cart.
folder 1 of 2
Folder 7: Olympic Notes, reprints and statements, 1917-69Add to your cart.
folder 2 of 2
Folder 8: Olympic notes, letters and interviews, 1970-71Add to your cart.
Item 1: Olympic notes, Pedro Ramirez Vazquez, April 13, 1970Add to your cart.
Item 2: Olympic notes, Hugh Randall, April 30, 1970Add to your cart.
Item 3: Olympic notes, Juan Hernandez Petit, June 17, 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Olympics Games notes, manuscripts, clippings, statements, 1948-59Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Olympic Games movement, 1935, 1943, 1953, 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Olympic Sports, book notes and correspondence, 1939, 1956, 1963, 1966-67Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Physical Education and condition clippings, 1942-56Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Russia clippings, 1955-56Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Speech, draft of, June 9 & 11, 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Sport in USA notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Sport philosophy quotations, 1948-61Add to your cart.
Box 354Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Sports manuscripts and notes, 1948-70Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Sports notes and clippings for books, 1964-66Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: The Olympic Story by Avery Brundage (autobiographical manuscript)Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 34.1.1: ManuscriptAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Chapter 1, 1912, 1971-72Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Chapter 2, Amateur Code, 1971-72Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Chapter 3, 1896, 1971-72Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Chapter 4, 1900, 1904, 1908, 1971-72Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Chapter 5, 1920, 1924, 1928, 1971-72Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Chapter 6, IOC, 1971-72Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Chapter 7, 1932, 1971-72Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Chapter 8, 1936, 1971-72Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Chapter 9, 1948, 1971-72Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Chapter 10, 1952, 1971-72Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Chapter 11, 1956, 1971-72Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Chapter 12, 1960, 1971-72Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Chapter 13, 1964, 1971-72Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Chapter 14, Winter Games, 1971-72Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Chapter 15, 1968, 1971-72Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Chapter 16, Conclusion, 1971-72Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 34.1.2: Manuscript With NotesAdd to your cart.
Folder 19: Chapter 1, 1912, 1971-72Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Chapter 2, Amateur Code, 1971-72Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Chapter 3, 1896, 1971-72Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Chapter 4, 1900, 1904, 1908, 1971-72Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Chapter 5, 1920, 1924, 1928, 1971-72Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Chapter 6, IOC, 1971-72Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Chapter 7, 1932, 1971-72Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Chapter 8, 1936, 1971-72Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Chapter 9, 1948, 1971-72Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Chapter 10, 1952, 1971-72Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Chapter 11, 1956, 1971-72Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Chapter 12, 1960, 1971-72Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Chapter 13, 1964, 1971-72Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Chapter 16, Conclusion, 1971-72Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Manuscript, Mss draft, Introduction, Chapters 1-6, 1969-71Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 34.1.3: Manuscript, Extra CopiesAdd to your cart.
Folder 34: Introduction, 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 35: Introduction, notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 36: 1912 Olympics, notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 37: Amateurism, Chapter 2, 1971-72Add to your cart.
Folder 38: Amateurism, Chapter 7, 1969-70Add to your cart.
Folder 39: Amateurism, Chapter 8, 1970-71Add to your cart.
Box 355Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: The Olympic Story by Avery BrundageAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 34.1.3: Manuscript, Extra CopiesAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Amateurism, Notes folder 1 of 2, 1951-68Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Amateurism, Notes folder 2 of 2, 1951-68Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 34.1.4: Manuscript and NotesAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: 1896, Olympics Revival, Mss and Notes, Chapters 2 and 3, 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 4: 1900, 1904, 1908 Olympics, Chapter 3, 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 5: 1920, 1924, 1928 Olympics, Chapter 5, 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 6: IOC Mss, Chapter 4, January 16, 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 7: IOC, Book, Notes, Letters and Memos, 1966-69Add to your cart.
Folder 8: IOC Notes, Chapter 4, 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 9: 1936 Olympics, Chapter 8, 1969-70Add to your cart.
Folder 10: 1948 Olympics, Chapter 9, 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 11: 1952 Olympics, Chapter 9, 1967-70Add to your cart.
Folder 12: 1960 Olympics, Chapter 12, extra copy, June 5, 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 13: 1960 Olympics, Chapter 12, 1969-70Add to your cart.
Folder 14: 1964 Olympics, Chapter 15, 1970-71Add to your cart.
Folder 15: 1964 Olympics, Japan, Chapter 8, 1939-40, 1970-72Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Winter Olympics, 1924-76, 1969-72Add to your cart.
Folder 17: 1968 Olympics, Mexico, Chapter 14, 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 18: 1968 Olympics, Mexico, Chapter 1, 1971Add to your cart.
Box 356Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: The Olympic Story by Avery BrundageAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 34.1.4: Manuscript and NotesAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Conclusion, 1971-72Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Conclusion, 1970-71Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Conclusion, General Notes, 1969-72Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Chapter Manuscripts, extra copies, 1971-72Add 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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