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NCAA Division I Women’s Softball College World Series Programs

Identifier: GEN 645

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of programs for the NCAA Division 1 Women’s Softball Championships, also known as the Women College World Series. The programs typically contain pictures, articles, bios, and statistics about the players on the teams competing in the Women’s College World Series, as well as pictures, information, and bios about coaches, team personnel, and administrators. The programs usually also contain articles about contemporary softball, information about the host schools and stadiums, historical information, and advertisements. Formats include media guides.


  • Creation: 1986 - 2008

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

Established in 1982, the NCAA Division 1 Women’s Softball Championships (also known as the Women’s College World Series) determines the NCAA national champion for women’s softball. The tournament is an eight-team double elimination round robin tournament. From 1982 through 1988 the event was held in Omaha Nebraska, and in 1988 and 1989 it was held in Sunnyvale, California. Since 1990, Oklahoma City has hosted the tournament, except for 1996 when it was held at the Olympic venue in Columbus, Georgia.


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Programs arranged chronologically.

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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