Football -- United States -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
All-America Football Conference Games Statistical Summary Sheets
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 (number...
Dates: 1946 - 1949
College Fall Sports Media Guides Collection
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
College Football Conferences Media Guides Collection
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, longer,...
Dates: 1945 - 2005
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, “Good...
Reggie Brown Football Coaching Papers
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
United States Football League Media Guides
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 the...
Dates: 1983 - 1985
XFL Media Guides
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 include...