Papers of Nancy Debra Levin, 1993-2001
Subject files including correspondence, notes and audiotapes collected by Nancy Levin about women in sports.
Language of Materials
Materials in English.
Access. Collection is open for research. An appointment is necessary to use any audiovisual material.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Nancy Debra Levin is held by the President and Fellows of Harvard College for the Schlesinger Library. Copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.
Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.
Extent1.25 linear feet ((3 file boxes) plus 1 oversize folder, 1 supersize folder, and 4 audiotapes)
This collection contains papers relating to Nancy Debra Levin's documentation of women in sports through subject files and audiotapes. Subject files contain correspondence, flyers, press releases, and notes about female athletes and national and international sporting events. Audiotapes of note are interviews conducted by Levin for various radio programs including "The Perspective" on KQED-FM, and "The Connection," in which she discussed her views on women's sports and female coaches. Folder titles are Nancy Debra Levin's. The material is arranged in alphabetical order.
A graduate of Harvard University (A.B. 1978), Nancy Debra Levin helped to establish Harvard's first women's soccer team. In 1993, Levin started the Women's Sports Connection, a quarterly newspaper aimed at increasing the visibility of women's sports. Subsequently Levin wrote "Nancy Levin's Sports Beat," a section of BayInsider.com, a web site focusing on sports and recreation. She also was director of sports news for Pupulé Sports, a women's fitness web site.
Collection stored off site: researchers must request access 36 hours before use.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Accession number: 2007-M123
The papers of Nancy Debra Levin were given to the Schlesinger Library in July 2007 by Nancy Debra Levin.
Donors: Nancy Debra Levin
Accession number: 2007-M123
Processed by: Amber L. Moore
The following items have been transferred to the Schlesinger Library books and printed materials collection:
- ABL Courtside
- ABL American Basket Ball League 98-99 Media Guide
- America True America's Cup 2000
- Balls and Strikes Softball
- Century of Champions Daily Update Day 2 Saturday July 15
- Coaching Women's Basketball
- Colorado Xplosion Media Guide 1998-99
- Conde Nast Sports For Women
- Corner Kick
- Court Awareness: a newsletter devoted to women's basketball
- Deaf Sports Review
- Diamond View
- Festival Sports News
- FanFare Sacramento Monarchs
- 1999 FIFA Women's World Cup Media Guide Tournament Edition
- Forward Pass
- Gay Games and Culture Festival IV
- Go For The Glory! 1996 Atlanta Glory Media Guide
- Golf for Women
- In Full Swing
- Los Angeles Sparks
- Network Women's Soccer Foundation Publication
- 1998-1998 New England Blizzard
- New York Times Magazine
- Next Zone
- Official Program Women's FIFA World Cup
- OCSE San Francisco Bay Quarterly Newsletter
- Pacific Masters Swimming Newsletter
- People Weekly
- Real Sports
- Riseball Magazine
- Runner's World
- San Francisco Metropolitan
- 1997-1998 San Jose Lasers Media Guide
- 1998-1999 San Jose Lasers Media Guide
- Sports Fan Magazine
- Sports Illustrated
- Sports Illustrated For Women
- Sports Illustrated Women Sport
- Sports Traveler
- The Striker
- Surfer Girl
- U.S. Olympic Team Trials Track and Field Media Kit
- U.S. Ski Team U.S. Snowboard Team 1996 Media Guide
- Women's Outside
- Women's Sports on Campus
- Women's Sports and Fitness
- Women's Sports Connection
Processed: April 2017
By: Amber L. Moore with assistance from Margaret Dalton.
- Levin, Nancy Debra. Papers of Nancy Debra Levin, 1993-2001: A Finding Aid
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