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SUB-SERIES Identifier: UAV 170.xx

Administrative records of the Harvard Athletic Association

Overview

The Harvard Athletic Association was formed in 1874, and in 1951 became the Harvard University Department of Athletics. This collection contains some of the earliest administrative records of the Association.

Dates

  • 1885-1955

Creator

Physical Description

Extent is approximate.

Researcher Access

Access to unpublished archival records is restricted for 50 years from the date of creation of the record(s). Access to student and personnel records is restricted for 80 years. See reference staff for details.

Extent

55 cubic feet (95 boxes)

Historical note

The Harvard Athletic Association was formed in 1874, and in 1951 became the Harvard University Department of Athletics.

Related Materials

Additional administrative records of the Harvard Athletic Association are cataloged separately and include:
  1. Records of William J. Bingham, Director of Athletics, 1925-1948, call number: UAV 170.95.2
  2. Correspondence relating to publicity and advertising, 1929-1942, call number: UAV 170.95.3
  3. Correspondence of the Harvard Athletic Association news, 1929-1941, call number: UAV 170.95.4
  4. Correspondence and other records of Harvard athletic teams, 1891-1949 (inclusive), 1930-1939 (bulk), call number: UAV 170.95.5
  5. Intercollegiate seasonal reports, 1938-1943, call number: UAV 170.95.6
  6. Miscellaneous administrative records, 1885-1949 (inclusive), 1930-1939 (bulk), call number: UAV 170.95.7
The Harvard University Archives also holds photographs of Harvard athletic teams through the late 20th century, administrative records of the Harvard University Department of Athletics, records of teams and student organizations with an athletic or outdoor interests, and the personal archives of individual athletes, coaches and administrators of athletics programs at Harvard.

Inventory update

This document last updated 2016 August 29.

Processing Information

This inventory was created in July 2013 by Kate Bowers from cursory information available in the shelflist.

Titles were provided by the archivists unless otherwise noted.
Link to catalog
Title
Harvard Athletic Association. Administrative records of the Harvard Athletic Association, 1885-1955 : an inventory
Author
Harvard University Archives
EAD ID
hua17013

Repository Details

Part of the Harvard University Archives Repository

Holding nearly four centuries of materials, the Harvard University Archives is the principal repository for the institutional records of Harvard University and the personal archives of Harvard faculty, as well as collections related to students, alumni, Harvard-affiliates and other associated topics. The collections document the intellectual, cultural, administrative and social life of Harvard and the influence of the University as it emerged across the globe.

Contact:
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