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Creators:
Archives Center, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1970-2002
Size:
0.6 Cubic feet, 2 boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0796
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

An artificial collection of sports memorabilia and printed ephemera organized according to sport. Examples of contents include team programs, season schedules and advertising.

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Creators:
Linkous, Eleanor
Dates:
1925-1956
Size:
0.12 cubic feet, 1 box
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0774
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

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.

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Creators:
Ryan, Frank J.
Dates:
1936-1982
Size:
16 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0871
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Archival materials relating to Ryan's career as an athlete, a sports coach at Yale, an inventor, and an author. Includes photographs, the patent for Ryan's electro-mechanical football game, scrapbooks of newsclippings, Ryan's instructional books on sports, brochures, reprints of articles and other printed materials relating to Ryan's instructional films. Also included are instructional sports films Ryan created and marketed.

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Creators:
Korda, Catherine
Korda, Ronald S., -1996
Dates:
1952-1996
Size:
57 cubic feet, 259 boxes, 1 oversized folder
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0545
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Sports and trading cards, 1952-1996, amassed by card collector Ronald S. Korda. The sports cards are subdivided by sport. Baseball cards, (1952-1996), comprise the vast majority of the sports cards, while football (1968-1996) and hockey (1968-1996) are the two next largest subseries. There are lesser quantities of cards for basketball, and only a few each for all other sports, such as racing, skiing, etc. Non-sports cards cover a large variety of popular culture topics, including motion pictures ...

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Creators:
Graham, James Reid
Dates:
circa 1929-1932
Size:
circa 1850 prints, circa 1500 negatives, 96 printed postcards, 8 copy prints, 1 sketched map
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.88-37
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made and collected by James Reid Graham during his travels in India and Asia. They document the people, their natural and built environments, religious shrines and objects (including Buddhist, Hindu, and Catholic representations), transportation (including by yak, donkey, boat, airplane, and ricksha), games (particularly polo and field hockey), gatherings, and crafts.

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Creators:
Capozzi, Matthew
Dates:
1996-2000
Size:
1 cubic foot, 6 boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0747
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection covers the design, construction, testing and patenting of the accessible snowboard. It consists of approximately 1 cubic foot of material and contains a notebook, videos, design drawings, photographs, patent information, correspondence and printed materials. It is divided into two series: Series 1, Design Materials and Moving Images and Series 2, Audiovisual Materials, 1996-1999.

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Creators:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997
Dates:
1834-1983
Size:
11 boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S07
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Sam DeVincent loved music and art and began collecting sheet music with lithographs at an early age. Series 7: Sports contains 1,254 pieces of sheet music and song folios. Most of the sheet music is either piano or piano/ vocal arrangements. An overview to the entire DeVincent collection is available here: Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music.

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Creators:
Neiman, LeRoy, 1921-2012
Dates:
1938-2005
Size:
69.9 linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.neimlero
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of LeRoy Neiman measure approximately 69.9 linear feet and date from 1938-2005. The collection includes biographical materials, correspondence, project files, printed material and artifacts documenting the career of the American painter LeRoy Neiman.

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Creators:
Shaffer, Earl V., 1918-
Dates:
1803-2007
Size:
16 cubic feet, 44 boxes, 14 oversize folders
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0828
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection contains the trail diaries, papers, photographs and slides, and writings of Earl V. Shaffer, the man credited with being the first person to hike the entire Appalachian Trail (AT). His complete trail hikes took place in 1948, 1965, and 1998. He was also a hiking and nature enthusiast and advocate.

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Creators:
McTiernan, Charles A.
Community Life, Div. of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1929-1931.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet, 2 boxes, 7 volumes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0202
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Scrapbooks include press clippings, mainly photographs of major league baseball players; pamphlets, including playing records of individual players; and a few loose newspaper clippings. Many newspaper photograph clippings of well-known players of the period include posed head and full-length portraits as well as numerous action pictures of batters, fielders and pitchers. No indication of dates or names of the publications. One scrapbook includes handwritten essays for a history class as well as ...

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