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Amherst College -- Sports

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

AC athletics memorabilia, 1900-1906

 File — Box 4, Folder: 57
Scope and Contents Athletics and prize memorabilia including: Junior Class of '01 receives the Leland Prize (1900 June 25) Amherst sports pamphlets (1900-1902) Programs of the Samuel Hubbard Williams indoor athletic meetings (1902 March 1, 1905 March 25) New England Intercollegiate Athletic Association: Twentieth Annual Championship Meeting, M.I.T.A.A. (1906 May...
Dates: 1900-1906

Allison W. Marsh (AC 1913) Physical Education Department Records

Identifier: MA.00302

Records from Professor A. W. Marsh, including correspondence, reports, forms, publications, newspaper clippings, ephemera, and blueprints from Amherst College (and some material from other colleges and universities) regarding physical education, athletics, health, and Physical Education departmental business.

Dates: 1875-1959

Amherst College Athletics Collection

Identifier: MA.00187

Programs, photographs, correspondence, press information, newsclippings, and other records and memorabilia documenting the history of intercollegiate and intramural athletics at Amherst College. The collection does not include much material related to physical education; see separate collection.

Dates: 1865 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1990

Amherst College Football Films

Identifier: MA.00256

Motion picture films of Amherst College football games from the 1940s through the 1980s.

Dates: 1940-1989

Amherst College Posters Collection

Identifier: MA.00190

Poster, placards and broadsides advertising campus events and public notices, chiefly 1870 to 1905 with additional materials from other years, especially from the 1980s to present. Materials continue to be added to this collection.

Dates: 1830-2016; Majority of material found within 1870-1905

Amherst College ski team, 1949-1950, 1950-1951

 File — Box 13: [Barcode: JPK 13], Folder: 7
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains documents, correspondence, photographs and memorabilia related to John Plimpton Kendall (b. 1928), second son of Henry P. and Evelyn Kendall and a leading figure in the Kendall Company. It includes records of his military service, of his Arizona ranch, and of various boards and organizations he has served. Most of the contents relate to Mr. Kendall’s personal rather than professional life. Professional records and correspondence can be found in the Kendall Company...
Dates: 1949-1950, 1950-1951

"Athletics in Amherst" - speech after dinner

 File — Box 2: [Barcode: GBC 2], Folder: 6
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Correspondence, Lectures, Class Materials, Manuscripts, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, and photographs authored by or featuring Churchill. The bulk of the collection is made up of professional documents: lectures, undergraduate papers, class materials and manuscripts written by Churchill. A number of speeches and articles relating to his substantial political career are also included. The collection contains some correspondence between Churchill and his wife and between Churchill and...
Dates: 1883-1925

Bank Record Book - Amherst College Athletics Board, 1893-1894

 Item — Volume 101
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Ledgers, account books, correspondence and other financial records relating to Amherst College scholarships, loans, tuition payments, special funds, and investments, dating chiefly from circa 1830-1900.

Dates: 1893-1894

Coach James Ostendarp Amherst College Football Team Records

Identifier: MA.00389

Football game books, play books, practice schedules and other records created during Coach James Ostendarp’s tenure as Amherst College football coach from 1959 to 1992.

Dates: 1959-1991

College and University Intramural Athletic Handbooks Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MA.00178

Intramural athletics handbooks from 72 North American colleges and universities. They were collected and exhibited at the College Physical Education Association meeting held in Chicago, Illinois, December 27-28, 1948, by Albert E. Lumley, chairman of the College and University Intramural Division for 1948-1949.

Dates: circa 1948

Financial Record Book, Athletic Association of Amherst College, 1911-1916

 Item — Volume 102
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Ledgers, account books, correspondence and other financial records relating to Amherst College scholarships, loans, tuition payments, special funds, and investments, dating chiefly from circa 1830-1900.

Dates: 1911-1916

Friends of Amherst Athletics, 1976-1980

 File — Box 2: [Barcode: Wilson2], Folder: 26
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The papers of Eugene S. Wilson, who was Dean of Admission at Amherst College from 1946-1971. The collection contains his correspondence with Amherst College alumni and deans of admission at other colleges and universities. It also includes speeches, lectures and chapel talks, copies of some of his published works and his working papers for committees and commissions on which he served, as well as documents related to his work on the Advisory Board of Holyoke Community College. This...
Dates: Other: 1976-1980

Friends of Athletics, 1978-1980

 File — Box 8, Folder: 47
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Correspondence, minutes, printed matter, and other administrative records related to alumni relations at Amherst College, 1922-1992. Documented activities include fundraising, travel programs, reunions, alumni weekend, alumni college, parent programs, Society of Alumni, Alumni Council, and Alumni Association. The collection also includes files on individual classes and records of class agents. An addendum received in 1994 includes additional records documenting the same activities chiefly...
Dates: 1978-1980

Series 2: Athletics News Releases

Scope and Contents

Arranged alphabetically by name of sport.

Dates: 1948-1984

Series 4: Amherst College - Activities, [1932], undated

Scope and Contents From the Collection: Photographic negatives depicting local places and events taken by photographer Lincoln Wade Barnes and his staff, chiefly at Amherst College, circa 1927-1965. The images document Amherst College commencements, buildings, grounds, faculty, student groups and athletic teams. Also included are some images of people and places from the town of Amherst. A small number of photographic prints are included in the collection.Also of interest are the original envelopes that previously...
Dates: [1932], undated

Series 4: Athletic Posters, 1870-1905

Scope and Contents

Series 4, Athletic Posters, includes poster advertising athletic events. The posters are divided into four sections (corresponding with their original arrangement and classification): Athletic posters prior to 1897; Football; Track, tennis, basketball, heavy gym; Baseball

Dates: 1870-1905

Sub-series B: Athletics Scrapbooks

Scope and Contents note From the Series: Series 2, INSTITUTIONAL SCRAPBOOKS, 1847-1964, includes the scrapbooks of administrative offices, fraternities, and athletic teams. These scrapbooks contain printed material, newspaper clippings, and photographs.This series is organized into 3 sub-series: A. Administrative Scrapbooks, 1867-1927 B. Athletics Scrapbooks, 1871-1875 C. Fraternity Scrapbooks,...
Dates: 1847-1967