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Scope and Contents The Jack Pfefer Wrestling Collection comprises more than 120 cubic feet of materials accumulated by Pfefer over a 45-year promotional and managerial career in professional wrestling, 1924-1969. Types of materials especially well represented include business and financial records; letters and telegrams; photographs; posters, handbills, and other publicity graphics; newspaper and magazine clippings; and wrestling programs and periodicals. Pfefer himself referred to these items, with...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1924-1969; 1913-1974, 1999-2000, 2018
Identifier: MSSP 2003
Scope and Contents The Fleischer collection includes professional and some personal papers of boxing writer and publisher Nat Fleischer. Most prevalent are carbon-copy typescripts of Fleischer's articles, serialized features, and books. There are manuscripts or manuscript drafts, whole or partial, relating to many of his published books, including biographies of boxers John L. Sullivan, James J. Corbett, Terry McGovern, Jack McAuliffe, Gene Tunney, and Jack Dempsey (among others). There are also manuscripts...
Dates: circa 1910-1967
Identifier: MSSP 10061
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the professional and personal papers of Pulitzer Prize-winning sports columnist Walter Wellesley “Red” Smith. It includes: Smith's clipped copies of his printed columns, mostly 1954-1982; newspapers and magazines with pieces by or about Smith; clipped columns of Stanley Woodward and Joe H. Palmer; manuscripts and/or proofs of several of Smith's books; an accumulation of around 125 manuscript letters preserved by Smith, including examples signed by Melvin Belli, ...
Dates: 1888 - 2010; Majority of material found in 1945-1982
Identifier: MSH/LAT 0092
Scope and Contents The Rubén Darío Collection is a collection of writings and personal materials of Rubén Darío. The majority of the collection consists of clippings written by Darío, as well as clippings written about Darío, covering a hundred-year span. Included in his personal papers are photographs, correspondence, and manuscripts. Also included in the collection is a series of research materials about Darío compiled by an unknown researcher. Significant topics include Nicaraguan poets, history, and...
Identifier: MSE/IR 2720
Scope and Contents The collection of Rudi Holzapfel on James Clarence Mangan includes Holzapfel’s notes, drafts, collected correspondence, publications and clippings of Mangan’s published work. Rudi Holzapfel’s bibliography, James Clarence Mangan: A Check List of Printed and Other Sources (1969), was the most complete bibliography of Mangan until Jacque Chuto’s James Clarence Mangan: A Bibliography ( 1999). Holzapfel’s work on Mangan continued over many...
Dates: 1903-1934, 1953-1979, 1990-1996, undated