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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 5: IOC Presidents and SecretariatAdd to your cart.
Box 44Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Baillet - La Tour Count Henri part 1 (IOC President 1945-52), 1932-42Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Baillet - La Tour Count Henri part 2, 1932-42Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Edstram, J. Sigfrid (IOC President 1945-52), 1929-33Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Edstram, J. Sigfrid part 1, 1934Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Edstram, J. Sigfrid part 2, 1934Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Edstram, J. Sigfrid, 1935-36Add to your cart.
Box 45Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Edstram, J. Sigfrid, 1937-39Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Edstram, J. Sigfrid, 1940-44Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Edstram, J. Sigfrid, 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Edstram, J. Sigfrid, 1946Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Edstram, J. Sigfrid, January-May 1947Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Edstram, J. Sigfrid, June-December 1947Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Edstram, J. Sigfrid, 1948Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Edstram, J. Sigfrid, 1949Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Edstram, J. Sigfrid, 1950Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Edstram, J. Sigfrid, 1951-52Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Edstram, J. Sigfrid, 1953-54Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Edstram, J. Sigfrid, 1954-59Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Edstram, J. Sigfrid, 1960-64Add to your cart.
Box 46Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Berlioux, Mme. Monique, 1964-67Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Berlioux, Mme. Monique, 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Berlioux, Mme. Monique part 1, January-June 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Berlioux, Mme. Monique part 2, January-June 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Berlioux, Mme. Monique, July-August 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Berlioux, Mme. Monique, September-December 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Berlioux, Mme. Monique, January-June 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Berlioux, Mme. Monique part 1, July-December 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Berlioux, Mme. Monique part 2, July-December 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Berlioux, Mme. Monique, January-March 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Berlioux, Mme. Monique, April-June 1971Add to your cart.
Box 47Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Berlioux, Mme. Monique, July-December 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Berlioux, Mme. Monique, January-March 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Berlioux, Mme. Monique, April-June 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Berlioux, Mme. Monique, July-December 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Berlioux, Mme. Monique, 1973-74Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Jonas, Eric Case, 1964-65Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Takac, Arthur (Technical Director), 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Takac, Arthur, 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Takac, Arthur, 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Takac, Arthur, 1972Add to your cart.
Box 48Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Westerhoff, Johann (Secretary), January-August 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Westerhoff, Johann (Secretary), September-December 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Westerhoff, Johann, January-June 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Westerhoff, Johann, July-December 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Westerhoff, Johann, January-May 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Westerhoff, Johann, June 1968-1969Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Zanchi, Mme. L., 1945-46, 1963-September 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Zanchi, Mme. L., October 1965-January 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Zanchi Mme. L., February 1966-1967Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Mayer, Otto, 1946-48Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Mayer, Otto, 1949Add to your cart.
Box 49Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Mayer, Otto, 1950Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Mayer, Otto, 1951Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Mayer, Otto, January - May 1952Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Mayer, Otto, August - September 1952Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Mayer, Otto, October - December 1952Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Mayer, Otto, January - February 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Mayer, Otto, March - June 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Mayer, Otto, July 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Mayer, Otto, August - October 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Mayer, Otto, November - December 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Mayer, Otto, January - June 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Mayer, Otto, July - September 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Mayer, Otto, October - December 1954Add to your cart.
Box 50Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Mayer, Otto, January - March 1955Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Mayer, Otto, April - August 1955Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Mayer, Otto, September - December 1955Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Mayer, Otto, January - May 1956Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Mayer, Otto, June - August 1956Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Mayer, Otto, September - December 1956Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Mayer, Otto, January - February 1957Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Mayer, Otto, March - April 1957Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Mayer, Otto, May - August 1957Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Mayer, Otto, September - December 1957Add to your cart.
Box 51Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Mayer, Otto, January - February 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Mayer, Otto, March - June 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Mayer, Otto, July - August 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Mayer, Otto, September - December 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Mayer, Otto, January - March 1959Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Mayer, Otto, April - August 1959Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Mayer, Otto, September - December 1959Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Mayer, Otto, January - April 1960Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Mayer, Otto, May - July 1960Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Mayer, Otto, August - December 1960Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Mayer, Otto, January - February 1961Add to your cart.
Box 52Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Mayer, Otto, March - August 1961Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Mayer, Otto, September - December 1961Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Mayer, Otto, January - March 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Mayer, Otto, April - September 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Mayer, Otto, October - December 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Mayer, Otto, January - May 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Mayer, Otto, June - September 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Mayer, Otto, October - December 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Mayer, Otto, January - March 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Mayer, Otto, April - July 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Mayer, Otto, August - December 1964Add to your cart.
Box 53Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Mayer, Otto, 1965-70Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Mayer, Otto, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Clippings regarding Mayer's resignation, 1964Add 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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