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Administrative records of the Harvard Athletic Association

Sub-Series Identifier: UAV 170.xx
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.

Harvard football programs, 1892-1992

Collection Identifier: HUD 10005
Overview: The first football game is rumored to have been played on the Harvard campus between the freshman and sophomore classes in the fall of 1827. Football became an organized sport at Harvard in December 1872, when the Harvard University Foot-Ball Club (H.U.F.B.C. or H.F.B.C.) was formed to foster interest ino the sport within the College. This collection consists of official programs published for Harvard University football games.

Records of the Harvard Athletic Association : team photographs, 1868-1947

Sub-Series Identifier: UAV 170.270.2
Overview: The Harvard Athletic Association was formed in 1874, and in 1951 became the Harvard University Department of Athletics. Team photographs were taken almost as early as teams formed. These photographs contain some of the earliest group portraits of Harvard athletic teams. The 19th-century and early 20th-century team photographs appear to be photographic duplicates of earlier photographs. Paper lists of the individuals depicted accompany many of the images.

Records of the Harvard Athletic Association : team photographs, 1934-1956

Sub-Series Identifier: UAV 170.270
Overview: The Harvard Athletic Association was formed in 1874 and in 1951 became the Harvard University Department of Athletics. Team photographs were taken almost as early as teams formed.