Guide to the Charles E. McTiernan Scrapbook Collection

Collection ID:
Community Life, Div. of (NMAH, SI)
McTiernan, Charles A.
Physical Description:
0.3 Cubic feet
2 boxes, 7 volumes

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
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 the sports clippings.
Scope and Contents
The five pamphlets about various aspects of baseball include three published by manufacturers of baseball equipment. One, published by "Baseball Magazine", is a compilation of annual lifetime playing statistics on batting and pitching for over 200 major league players for 1903-1928.

The collection is divided into two series.
Series 1: Scrapbooks
Series 2: Pamphlets

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Collected by Charles E. McTiernan about 1929-1931, apparently while a high school student in Brooklyn, New York.

Processing Information
Collection processed by Don Darroch, 1986
Don Darroch

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Charles E. McTiernan Baseball Scrapbooks, 1929-1931, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Custodial History
Custodial History
Collection transferred to the Archives Center from the Division of Community Life (now Division of Cultural and Community Life), May 1986.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Baseball Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sports Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clippings -- 1900-1950 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scrapbooks -- 1900-1950 Type 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