College Football Bowl Game Programs
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of programs for various college football bowl games. The collection includes programs for bowl games between major conference teams, like the Fiesta Bowl, the Gator Bowl, the Holiday Bowl, the Sun Bowl, the Liberty Bowl, the Peach Bowl, and others. The collection also includes programs for bowl games between small-college teams, like the Grantland Rice Bowl, the Stagg Bowl, the Burley Bowl, the Camellia Bowl, the Cigar Bowl, the Mineral Water Bowl, and others. The collection contains programs from several bowl games or Classics between Historically Black Colleges and Universities, including the Angel Bowl, Capital Classic, the Orange Blossom Classic, the Freedom Classic, the Fishbowl Classic, the Prairie View Bowl, the Yam Bowl, and others. The collection includes programs for numerous senior all-star bowl games, including East-West Shrine Classic, the Blue Gray Game, the All American Bowl, the Lions American Bowl, the Hula Bowl, the North-South Game, and others.
The programs typically contain pictures, articles, and statistics about the players on the teams playing in the bowl games. Most programs also include pictures and information about coaches, other team personnel, and bowl administrators, data about the participating schools, and advertisements. Some programs include information about other events associated with the bowl games including beauty pageants, parades, basketball tournaments, etc. The programs tend to become longer and more substantial through the years. Formats include programs, newspaper clippings, and press releases.
- Creation: 1930 - 2011
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.
8.5 Cubic Feet (17 flat archive boxes (letter))
Language of Materials
The programs are arranged alphabetically by bowl games and then chronologically by years.
The programs are not housed in folders.
- Jayne Schlutt
- 2022 June
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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