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Finding Aid

University of Pennsylvania Football ScrapbooksUPS 2 F687

Access to collections is granted in accordance with the Protocols for the University Archives and Records Center.

Summary Information

Prepared by
Anna Pugsley
Preparation date
May 2019
Date [inclusive]
1940-1943
Extent
2.0 Items

PROVENANCE

The University of Pennsylvania Football Scrapbooks were a gift from Andrew Conger in June 2000 (accession number 2000:049).

ARRANGEMENT

This scrapbooks consist of newspaper clippings, color photographs, and a handwritten poem arranged chronologically.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

These scrapbooks document the performance of the University of Pennsylvania’s football team from 1940-1943. The clippings not only contain information on game results, but analyze team strategy, follow the ball during games, highlight star players and coaches, and document reactions and commentary on team performance. The color photographs on the inside cover of one of the scrapbooks depict a packed Franklin Field during a 1941 game.

Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)
University of Pennsylvania. Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreation.
Genre(s)
Scrapbooks.
Subject(s)
Football–History–20th century.
Football–History.–Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania — Football

Inventory

 

Inventory 

Box

Folder

Scrapbook 1940-1943 

 1

 

Scrapbook 1940-1941 

 2