Avery Brundage Collection, 1908-82
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Brief Description: Collection of Avery Brundage '09 (1887-75), including correspondence, minutes, reports, photographs, clippings, scrapbooks, artifacts, certificates, awards, honors, publications concerning Brundage's service as president of the International Olympic Committee (1952-72), United States Olympic Committee (1929-52) and Amateur Athletic Union (1928-36); national Olympic committees; international sports federations; Olympic games in Australia (1956), England (1948), Finland (1952), Germany (1936, 1972), Italy (1960), Japan (1964) and Mexico (1968); winter Olympic games in Austria (1964), France (1968), Italy (1956), Japan (1972), Norway (1952), Switzerland (1948) and the United States (1960); controversies over the participation of teams from China (1959-66), Germany (1953-65), Korea (1953-68) and South Africa (1963-73); bids for Olympic games (1938-73); international athletic competition; National Collegiate Athletic Association (1952-74); colleges and universities and amateurism. Sports federation and subject files cover basketball, boxing, equestrian sports, fencing, gymnastics, hockey, rowing, sailing, skating, skiing, soccer, swimming, track and field, and wrestling. Correspondence includes J. Lyman Bingham, Asa S. Bushnell, J. Sigfrid Edstrom, Daniel J. Ferris, William M. Garland, Gustavus T. Kirby, Otto Mayer, Frederic W. Rubien, Heinz Schobel and James Simms.
Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at] illinois.edu
Record Series Number: 26/20/37
Created by: Brundage, Avery (1887-1975)
Volume: 143.3 cubic feet
Acquired: 02/05/1975. 3/5/75; 10/13/76; 5/14/2003; 6/2004
Arrangement: by sub-series and alphabetical or chronological thereunder
Subject Index
Alaska
Amateur Athletic Union
Amateurism
Argentina - Sports and Recreation
Art
Athletics
Austria - Sports and Recreation
Baseball
Basketball
Belgium - Sports and Recreation
Bobsled
Boxing
Brundage, Avery
Canada - Sports and Recreation
Canoeing
Chicago, Illinois
Chile - Sports and Recreation
Cycling
Czechoslovakia - Sports and Recreation
Denmark - Sports and Recreation
England - Sports and Recreation
Equestrian Sports
Fencing
Finland - Sports and Recreation
Football
France - Sports and Recreation
Germany - Sports and Recreation
Greece - Sports and Recreation
Gymnastics
Handball
Hungary - Sports and Recreation
Ice Hockey
International Amateur Athletic Federation
International Olympic Committee
Ireland - Sports and Recreation
Italy - Sports and Recreation
Liechtenstein - Sports and Recreation
Los Angeles, California
Music -- Australia - Sports and Recreation
Music -- Brazil - Sports and Recreation
Music -- Bulgaria - Sports and Recreation
Music -- China - Sports and Recreation
Music -- India - Sports and Recreation
Music -- Indonesia - Sports and Recreation
Music -- Iran - Sports and Recreation
Music -- Japan - Sports and Recreation
Music -- Korea - Sports and Recreation
Music -- Mexico - Sports and Recreation
Music -- Peru - Sports and Recreation
Music -- Russia - Sports and Recreation
Music -- Spain - Sports and Recreation
National Collegiate Athletic Association
National Olympic Committees
Netherlands - Sports and Recreation
New Zealand - Sports and Recreation
Nigeria - Sports and Recreation
Norway - Sports and Recreation
Olympics
Panama - Sports and Recreation
Pan American Games
Pentathalon
Philippines - Sports and Recreation
Photography
Physical Fitness
Poland - Sports and Recreation
Polo
Portugal - Sports and Recreation
Professionalism
Rhodesia - Sports and Recreation
Rome, Italy
Rowing
Rugby
Rumania - Sports and Recreation
Sailing
San Francisco, California
Santa Barbara, California
Senegal - Sports and Recreation
Shooting
Skating
Skiing
Soccer
South Africa, Republic of - Sports and Recreation
Sports
Sports Publications
Sweden - Sports and Recreation
Swimming
Switzerland - Sports and Recreation
Thailand - Sports and Recreation
Track and Field
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics - Sports and Recreation
United States Olympic Committee
Volleyball
Water Polo
Weightlifting
Wrestling
Yachting
Yugoslavia - Sports and Recreation
Genres/Forms of Material
Papers
Languages of Materials
English [eng]