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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 14: IOC Commissions and CommitteesAdd to your cart.
Box 100Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Report on Commissions, Lausanne, June 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Coordinating and Supervising Committee, Jose de J. Clark, 1968Add to your cart.
Box 101Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Coordinating and Supervising Committee, Jose de J. Clark, January-March 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Coordinating and Supervising Committee, Jose de J. Clark, April-December 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Coordinating and Supervising Committee, Jose de J. Clark part 1, 1970-72Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Coordinating and Supervising Committee, Jose de J. Clark part 2, 1970-72Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Coordinating and Supervising Committee 1, Aid Commission, Juan A. Samaranch part 1, 1968-69Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Coordinating and Supervising Committee 1, Aid Commission, Juan A. Samaranch part 2, 1968-69Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Coordinating and Supervising Committee 1, Aid Commission, Juan A. Samaranch, 1970-71Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Coordinating and Supervising Committee 2, Eligibility Commission, Alexandru Siperco part 1, 1968-69Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Coordinating and Supervising Committee 2, Eligibility Commission, Alexandru Siperco part 2, 1968-69Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Coordinating and Supervising Committee 2, Eligibility Commission, Alexandru Siperco part 3, 1968-69Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Coordinating and Supervising Committee 2, Eligibility Commission, Alexandru Siperco part 1, 1970-71Add to your cart.
Box 102Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Coordinating and Supervising Committee 2, Eligibility Commission, Alexandru Siperco part 2, 1970-71Add to your cart.
Folder 2: CSC 3, Legislative Discrimination and Relations between National Olympic Committees and Governments, von Frenkell, 1968-69Add to your cart.
Folder 3: CSC 3, Legislative Discrimination and Relations between National Olympic Committees and Governments, von Frenkell, 1970-72Add to your cart.
Folder 4: CSC 4, Olympic Program, 1968-69, Officials at Games, Designation of Cities to Stage Games, Arpad Csandi Olympic Program, 1968-69Add to your cart.
Folder 5: CSC 4, Olympic Program, 1968-69, Officials at Games, Designation of Cities to Stage Games, Arpad Csandi Olympic Program, 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 6: CSC 4, Olympic Program, 1968-69, Officials at Games, Designation of Cities to Stage Games, Arpad Csandi Olympic Program, 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 7: CSC 5, Membership, IOC Relations, IOC, NOCs, and IFs Annual Meetings, Olympic Congress, Avv. G. Onenesi part 1, 1968-69Add to your cart.
Folder 8: CSC 5, Membership, IOC Relations, IOC, NOCs, and IFs Annual Meetings, Olympic Congress, Avv. G. Onenesi part 2, 1968-69Add to your cart.
Folder 9: CSC 6, Booklet and Administration of Olympic Games, Sandy Duncan, Marcello Garoni, and Yukiaki Iwata part 1, 1968-69Add to your cart.
Folder 10: CSC 6, Booklet and Administration of Olympic Games, Sandy Duncan, Marcello Garoni, and Yukiaki Iwata part 2, 1968-69Add to your cart.
Folder 11: CSC 6, Booklet and Administration of Olympic Games, Sandy Duncan, Marcello Garoni, and Yukiaki Iwata, 1970-72Add to your cart.
Box 103Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Cultural Commisson, Wlodzimierz Reczek part 1, 1932, 1952-55, 1958-62, 1967-72Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Cultural Commisson, Wlodzimierz Reczek part 2, 1932, 1952-55, 1958-62, 1967-72Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Eligibility Commission, Hugh Weir part 1, 1952-65Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Eligibility Commission, Hugh Weir part 2, 1952-65Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Eligibility Commission, Hugh Weir part 3, 1952-65Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Eligibility Commission, Hugh Weir part 4, 1952-65Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Eligibility Commission, Hugh Weir, 1966-68Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Eligibility Commission, Hugh Weir, 1970-71Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Eligibility Commission, Hugh Weir, January-May 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Eligibility Commission, Hugh Weir, June-December 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Finance Commission, Lord Luke, 1966-68Add to your cart.
Box 104Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Finance Commission, Lord Luke part 1, 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Finance Commission, Lord Luke part 2, 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Finance Commission, Lord Luke part 3, 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Finance Commission, Lord Luke, 1970-71Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Finance Commission, Lord Luke, 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Commission for the Financial and General Aid to NOC's, Lord Luke, 1968-69Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Financial Statements part 1, 1970-72Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Financial Statements part 2, 1970-72Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Commission to Study the Conditions in Latin America, 1950Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Legislation Commission, Marquis d'Exeter, 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Legislation Commission, Marquis d'Exeter, 1970-71Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: Medical CommissionAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Medical Commission part 1, 1966-69Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Medical Commission part 2, 1966-69Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Medical Commission part 3, 1966-69Add to your cart.
Box 105Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: Medical CommissionAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Medical Commission, 1970-73Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Amphetamines Used in Athletics part 1, 1937, 1959-69Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Amphetamines Used in Athletics part 2, 1937, 1959-69Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Amphetamines Used in Athletics part 3, 1937, 1959-69Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Amphetamines Used in Athletics, 1970-73Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Artificial Respiration, 1951Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Medicine, 1960-69Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Medicine, 1970, 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Sports Advisory Committee, 1953Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 2: Joint CommissionAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: National and Olympic Committees and IOC's, Ivar Vind, January-October 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 11: National and Olympic Committees and IOC's, Ivar Vind, November-December 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 12: National and Olympic Committees and IOC's, Ivar Vind, January-June 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 13: National and Olympic Committees and IOC's, Ivar Vind, July-September 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 14: National and Olympic Committees and IOC's, Ivar Vind, 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Reorganization Commission, Count de Beaumont, 1965-66Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Olympic Academy Commission, 1967-69Add to your cart.
Box 106Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Olympic Academy Commission, 1970-72Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Olympic Aid Commission, Count de Beaumont, 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Olympic Aid Commission, Count de Beaumont, 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Olympic Aid Commission, Count de Beaumont, October 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Protection of Olympic Emblems Commission, Lord Luke, 1967-69Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Protection of Olympic Emblems Commission, Lord Luke, 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Protection of Olympic Emblems Commission, Lord Luke, 1971-72Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Public Relations and Press Relations, Lord Killanin, 1966-69Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Public Relations and Press Relations, Lord Killanin, 1970-71Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Minutes of the Commission for Press and Public Relations, Lausanne, Varsovie, Luxemburg, Munich, September 25-26, 1967, June 5, 1969, September 13, 1971, August 17, 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Press Analysis, January, February, April 1974Add to your cart.
Box 107Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Report on the Activity of the Five Joint Commissions and CSC, Mexico City, May 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Revision of Rule 36 Commission, 1961, 1964-66Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Commission on South Africa, 1964-66Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Commission on South Africa, 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Commission on South Africa, 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Television Policy Committee, Aw. Giulio Onesti, 1966-67Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Inquiry into Winter Games Commission, H.A. van Karnabeek, 1965-69Add 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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