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Muhammad Ali Periodical Covers Collection

Identifier: BOX 902

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 220 individual periodical issues with covers that feature boxer Muhammad Ali. The collection includes about sixty different titles. Boxing magazines include titles like Natonal Police Gazette, The Ring, and Boxing Digest. General sports magazines include magazines like Sports Illustrated and World Sports. General interest magazines include publications like Esquire, Ebony, Jet, Life, and Newsweek. Most of the periodical issues have substantial content about Ali. The wide range of periodicals with cover stories about Muhammad Ali are evidence of the wide and enduring interest in his career. Formats includes magazines and other periodicals.


  • Creation: 1962-2002

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.


3 Cubic Feet (11 letter-size clam-shell boxes 1 oversize clam-shell boxes)

Language of Materials




Periodicals arranged by size and then chronologically.

November 2023
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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