Guide to the Eleanor Linkous Washington, D.C. Sports Memorabilia Collection
NMAH.AC.0774
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Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0774
Creators:
Linkous, Eleanor
Dates:
1925-1956
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.12 cubic feet
1 box
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
A scorecard and program from the 1925 World Series; a scorecard and program for the 1937 All-Star Game; a program from the National Football League's World Championship game, 1942; and a program and scorecard from the 1956 All-Star Game. All of these games were played in Washington, D.C. Also includes some articles and two ticket stubs from the 1956 All-Star Game.

Arrangement note
Arrangement note
1 series.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Eleanor Linkous is a Smithsonian volunteer and baseball fan. She offered the items, which she inherited from her aunt, to the Archives Center after attending a Smithsonian Associates event on April 18, 2001, highlighting the Archives Center=s baseball collections.

Administration
Processing Information note
Collection processed by NMAH Staff, undated.
Author
Finding aid prepared by NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
The collection was donated by Eleanor Linkous in 2001.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.
Preferred Citation
Eleanor Linkous Washington, D.C. Sports Memorabilia Collection, 1925-1956, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Conditions Governing Use note
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning intellectual property rights. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Baseball--1920-1960--Washington (D.C.) Subject Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Football--1940-1950--Washington (D.C.) Subject Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Memorabilia--20th century Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Programs--1930-2000 Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sports--Washington (D.C.) Subject Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tickets Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Washington (D.C.)--Sports Geographical Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C., 20013-7012
Phone: 202-633-3270
archivescenter@si.edu