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Department of Athletics, Yale University, records

Call Number: RU 507
Scope and Contents

The records consist of correspondence, memoranda, scrapbooks, ledgers, financial records, press releases, and annual reports documenting athletics at Yale. Topics include varsity and intramural sports, physical education, the Payne Whitney Gymnasium, fundraising for facilities, anthropomorphic measurements of students, and the effects of World War I on Yale athletics. The records of Robert N. Corwin as chairmain of the board of control of the Yale University Athletic Association and Delaney Kiphuth as director are also included.

Conditions Governing Access

Access to the materials is partially restricted. See Collection Contents for details.

Some records in this finding aid have been redacted, as they include student names, donor names, and other restricted data. These records will not appear in the published finding aid.

Conditions Governing Use

Patrons must use HM FILM 194 instead of the original scrapbooks.


The records are arranged by accession.

64.17 Linear Feet (86 boxes)
Related Names
Yale University. Dept. of Athletics, Physical Education, and Recreation
Language of Materials