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Cotton Bowl College Football Programs

Identifier: FBC 623

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of college football Cotton Bowl programs. The programs typically contain pictures, articles, and statistics about the players on the teams playing in the Cotton Bowl. Most programs also include pictures and information about coaches, other team personnel, and Cotton Bowl administrators, data and statistics about the participating schools, and advertisements. The programs tend to become longer and more substantial through the years. Formats include programs.


  • Creation: 1941 - 1996

Conditions Governing Access

There are no access restrictions on this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Biographical / Historical

Originating in 1937, the Cotton Bowl has been played annually in the Dallas Texas area on or near New Year’s Day and features two college football teams, often from different regions of the country.


1 Cubic Feet (2 flat archive boxes (letter))

Language of Materials



Programs arranged chronologically.

Processing Information

The programs are not housed in folders.

Jayne Schlutt
2022 June
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Notre Dame Rare Books & Special Collections Repository

102 Hesburgh Library
Notre Dame IN 46556