Guide to the Eleanor Linkous Washington, D.C. Sports Memorabilia Collection
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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
Scope and Contents
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
Arrangement
1 series.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
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
Collection processed by NMAH Staff, undated.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was donated by Eleanor Linkous in 2001.

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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
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
Tickets Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Football -- 1940-1950 -- Washington (D.C.) Topic 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
Washington (D.C.) -- Sports Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sports -- Washington (D.C.) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Baseball -- 1920-1960 -- Washington (D.C.) Topic 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
archivescenter@si.edu
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