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Athletics Scrapbooks

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: LU-300

Scope and content

This collection, which dates from 1928 to 1935, consists of scrapbooks that contain photographs, ephemera, and newspaper clippings that relate to athletics (field hockey, basketball, volleyball, and tennis), the Athletic Association, and campus events.


  • 1928 - 1935


Restrictions on Access

There are no restrictions to access or use for research purposes.

Biographical sketch

This collection of scrapbooks mainly relates to athletics at then-State Teachers College, including field hockey, basketball, volleyball, and tennis. Additionally, the scrapbooks document campus events such as commencement and May Day.


3.25 Linear Feet (3 archival flat boxes)

Language of Materials


Ownership and Custodial History

The origins of these scrapbooks is unknown. In August 2010 they were removed from the Health, Athletics, Recreation, and Kinesiology Department by Dr. Carl Riden and Dr. Naomi Johnson-Tsigaridas, then Co-Directors of Women and Gender Studies. They were subsequently transferred to the Greenwood Library Archives.

Related Archival Materials

Title--Athletic Association Records, 1926-1964, LU-102. Custodian--Greenwood Library Archives and Special Collections: Address--201 High Street, Farmville VA 23909, Country--USA.

General Note

While the actual person or organization who assembled these scrapbooks is unknown, the vast majority of the content relates to athletics, including player rosters and statistics. With this in mind, it is assumed that the Athletic Association was in some way associated with the production of these scrapbooks

Benedict Chatelain
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Repository Details

Part of the Greenwood Library Archives and Special Collections Repository

Janet D. Greenwood Library
401 Redford Street
Farmville VA 22963 United States