Springfield College Athletic Department:
Wrestling Team Papers
Box List Created on: 3/2/10
Box List Updated on: 1/19/12
Extent: 0.8 LF (2 boxes)
Arrangement Notes: Collection is arranged in the following order: History, News clippings, Photographs, Brochures, and Misc. Materials. Within these materials, chronological order is kept wherever possible.
Processing Notes: Materials are minimally processed. Duplicates have been removed where found and materials have been minimally arranged and verified. Materials still may be missed filed or misidentified. Further processing should be undertaken at a later date.
Description Notes: Wrestling collection consists of historical publications, including, among others, The Wrestling Story at SC 1915-1971 and Wrestling History 1915-1990 honoring Coach Douglas Parker’s retirement; news clippings from 1960-1965, photographs and slides of teams from 1915 through 1979 and individual and action shots through 1986; and programs and brochures from 1962-2010, though there are many gaps especially before the mid 1990’s. In addition there five folders of misc. materials on Wrestling that contain news releases from marketing an communication, as well as news clips, scheduling info, alumni mailings, and extensive information on Jeff Blatnik. There is also a folder devoted to Jeff Blatnik, containing a piece in the Alumni Magazine, the Bulletin. Finally there is some material on the 2003-2004 Wrestling Tournament, the 2000 wrestling reunion, and score cards on individual matches.
Provenance Notes: There was no formal acquisition of the materials for this collection. The collection is artificially created. Materials were received from different places at different times. The acquisition sources and dates of the materials are unknown.
Box 1 of 2:
Wrestling history 1915-1963
Wrestling history 1915-1968
The Wrestling Story 1915-1971 – E.W. Pennock
Wrestling history 1915-1974
Wrestling history 1915-1990 –honoring Coach Douglas Parker
1960-1965 News Clippings
Undated Photographs (All the same year, c. 2000s)
2000-2001 Photographs Undated Slides
Undated Team Photographs
Dated Team Photographs, 1915-1978
Brochures and Programs, 1961-2010
Box 2 of 2
Miscellaneous Materials (4 folders)
1993-1994 Miscellaneous Materials
2003-2004 Tournament Information
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