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Sports Information records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5427

Scope and Contents

Collection contains media guides, photographs, awards, and team travel and statistics. The materials are on different athletic teams, including football, basketball, baseball, track, golf, and swimming. Materials date from 1937 to 1996.

Dates

  • 1937-1996

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Restricted. Closed for 50 years from the date of creation of the records, and thereafter open to the public in accordance with the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Restriction Policy. Requests to access restricted materials in the University Archives should be submitted to the University Archivist.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Sports Information records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Administrative History

Sports Information was a division of University Relations, and was responsible for sports team publicity. In 1996 it was renamed Athletic Media Relations and put under the direction of Athletics. Directors included David Schulthess (1969-1989) and Ralph Zobell (1989-1996).

Extent

8 cartons (8 linear ft.)

Language

English

Overview

The collection contains media guides, photographs, awards, and team travel and statistics. The materials are on different athletic teams, including football, basketball, baseball, track, golf, and swimming.

Arrangement

Arranged into four series: 1. Sports Information media guides and publications, 1963-1996. 2. Sports Information photographs, 1970-1996. 3. Sports Information record books and awards, 1937-1987. 4. Sports Information records on travel and statistics, 1948-1979.

Custodial History

Transferred from Records Management in January 2009.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred; Records Management; January 2009.

Appraisal

University history (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010).

Related Materials

See also Brigham Young University Athletic Media Relations Media guides and related items, 1930-2005 (UA 669).

Processing Information

Processed; Matthew Leavitt; January 2009.
Title
Register of Sports Information records
Status
Completed
Author
Matthew Leavitt
Date
2008
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States