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Steve Boda Collection

Identifier: BOD

Scope and Content

Files of clippings, statistics, rosters, play-by-plays, and notes for every Notre Dame football game during the 1887-1995 seasons (42 boxes = 52'6").

Notes, compilations, rosters, correspondence, NCAA Bulletins, etc., most dating from the 1960s, regarding Notre Dame football history (2 boxes = 1'3").

Research correspondence with former players regarding the Notre Dame all-time football roster, 1966-1967 (1 box = 3").

Two cardfiles, one with sources used to compile the Notre Dame game files, the other concerning collegiate football coaches and players (2 drawers = 1').

Subject files in several alphabetic runs regarding all sorts of topics concerning collegiate and Notre Dame football (6 boxes = 7'6").

Photocopies of Spalding Football Guides, 1896-1934 (incomplete) and originals of Notre Dame football guides, 1950s and 1990s (2 boxes = 2'6"; Notre Dame guides to be interfiled into existing holdings and excess duplicates discarded).

Binders and several associated accordion folders of clippings, other printed materials, and statistical and nominal compilations and lists concerning collegiate football arranged by topic (records, upsets, polls, weekly reviews, rosters, coaches, All-Americans, schools, etc.), bulk early to late twentieth century (9 boxes = 13'6").

Files re Boda's Collegiate Football Win/Loss project (1 box = 4").

Game attendance statistics compilation research, bulk 1940s-1960s (1 box = 5").

Clippings and other printed items concerning collegiate football, ca.1916-1992 (2 boxes = 2'6").

Almost all clippings are photocopies or paper prints from microfilm. Many of the binders are not labeled, and some of the files are systematically out of order.

Audio-Visual material (primarily VHS tapes, plus a few audio cassettes) of Notre Dame football games, 1930s-2000s (5 boxes = 6'3"; most are copies of originals held by the Notre Dame Archives and will be discarded because their format is now obsolete).


  • Creation: 1887-1995.


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College football researcher and collector.


82 linear feet

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Sent by Barry Toone in October of 2016.

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Steve Boda Collection
University of Notre Dame Archives
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Notre Dame Archives Repository

607 Hesburgh Library
Notre Dame Indiana 46556 United States
(574) 631-6448