Football -- United States -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSSP 1000
Scope and Contents This collection consists of game statistical summary sheets from the All-American Football Conference from 1946 to 1949. Each sheet records individual statistics for players from both teams, including rushing (times carried, yards gain, yards loss, net gain), passing (number of attempts, number of completions, interceptions, net gain, scoring passes), receiving (number caught, yards gained), interception returns (number, yards gained), punting (times kicked, yards kicked), punt returns...
Dates: 1946 - 1949
Identifier: GEN 540
Scope and Contents This collection contains fall sports media guides published by four-year colleges and universities in the United States and Canada. The guides typically emphasize football—but unlike media guides specifically devoted to football—fall sports media guides also include information about other traditional fall sports, most notably men’s soccer and men’s cross country and sometimes men’s golf and men’s tennis. By the 1970s and 1980s some media guides also cover women’s sports, particularly field...
Dates: 1949 - 1987
Identifier: FBC 530
Scope and Contents This collection consists of media guides for college football conferences. The media guides typically contain pictures, articles, statistics, schedules, and information about the conference teams and their players, coaches, and other personnel. The guides also usually contain administrative information about the conference, its constituent colleges/universities, historical data about the conference and other information for members of the media. The media guides tend to become larger,...
Dates: 1945 - 2005
Identifier: FBP 540
Scope and Contents This collection contains media guides published by teams in the Natinal Football League. The annual guides published prior to each NFL season generally included a review of the previous season (including statistics), a preview of the upcoming season (including schedules and opponent information), and photographs and bios of players, coaches, and staff. Other content sometimes included broader material about the history of the franchise, information about the city, and other information for...
Identifier: MSSP 10087
Scope and Contents This collection consists of printed material related to the National Women’s Football League (NWFL) and predecessor teams associated with the Women’s Professional Football League. The NWFL was a professional American tackle football league that existed from 1974 through 1988. The collection includes programs, yearbooks, guidebooks, ephemera, and clippings. The programs and yearbooks typically contain rosters, player bios and photographs, coaches bios and photographs, team histories, rules,...
Official Knute Rockne Football Game and World Series Baseball Game in combination with Official Graham McNamee Radio Scoreboard for Football and Baseball
Scope and Contents The double-sided wooden board game features Knute Rockne’s Official Football Game and the Official Graham McNamee Radio Scoreboard for Football on one side, and the Official World Series Baseball Game and the Graham McNamee Radio Scoreboard for Baseball on the other side.The football game board features images and facsimile autographs of Knute Rockne and Graham McNamee. The baseball game board features two images of Graham McNamee with a radio microphone and features the text,...
Found in: University of Notre Dame Archives
Identifier: MSSP 1001
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Reggie Brown Football Coaching Papers consist of a group of notebooks compiled by football coach Reginald W. P. "Reggie" Brown. Five notebooks (1904, 1905, 1905, 1911, and 1914) document Brown’s years as an assistant coach at Harvard University. One notebook (1928) comes from his stint as the head football coach at Boston University. The 1904 and 1905 notebooks chronicle the events of those Harvard seasons through clippings, practice notes, games notes, play diagrams, game...
Dates: 1904 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1904 - 1939
Identifier: FBP 543
Scope and Contents This collection consists of media guides for the original incarnation of the United States Football League during its three seasons of play in 1983, 1984, and 1985. The media guides typically contain pictures, articles, bios, and statistics about the players on the teams, as well as pictures, information, and bios about coaches and other team personnel, including owners, administrators, trainers, and cheerleaders. The guides usually also contain historical and contemporary information about...
Dates: 1983 - 1985
Identifier: FBP 544
Scope and Contents This collection consists of media guides for the original incarnation of the XFL during its only season of play in 2001. The media guides typically contain pictures, articles, bios, and statistics about the players on the teams, as well as pictures, information, and bios about coaches and other team personnel, including owners, administrators, and trainers, as well as advertisements. Many of the media guides contain several pages of information about the team’s cheerleaders. Formats...