Contents and Arrangement Expanded View

Collection Overview

Creator:
Princeton University. Council on Athletics.
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Department of Rare Books and Special Collections
Title:
Council on Athletics Trophy Committee Records
Repository:
Princeton University Archives
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/g732d900q
Dates:
1929-1949
Size:
1 box
Storage Note:
Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 1
Language:
English

Abstract

Following a fire that destroyed the University Gymnasium in 1944, a committee was formed by the Council of Athletics for the purpose of replacing as many of the athletic trophies of the University as possible. The collection consists of the records of the Council on Athletics Trophy Committee, including subject files containing photographs, drawings, purchase orders, and other general information about the trophies.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

Consists of the records of the Council on Athletics Trophy Committee, including subject files containing photographs, drawings, purchase orders, and other general information about the trophies. Also included is the correspondence of the Committee, the bulk of which is composed by chairman Benjamin Franklin Bunn.

Collection Creator Biography:

Following a fire that destroyed the University Gymnasium in 1944, a committee was formed for the purpose of replacing as many of the athletic trophies of the University as possible. The committee, headed by University Store manager and well-known campus personality Benjamin Franklin Bunn '07, almost immediately began the task of identifying the lost trophies and raising funds for their replacement.

Collection History

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research use.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. For quotations that are fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. The Trustees of Princeton University hold copyright to all materials generated by Princeton University employees in the course of their work. If copyright is held by Princeton University, researchers will not need to obtain permission, complete any forms, or receive a letter to move forward with non-commercial use of materials from the Mudd Library. For materials where the copyright is not held by the University, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold the copyright and obtaining approval from them. If you have a question about who owns the copyright for an item, you may request clarification by contacting us through the Ask Us! form.

Credit this material:

Council on Athletics Trophy Committee Records; Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/g732d900q
Location:
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
65 Olden Street
Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
(609) 258-6345