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Herbert Warren Wind papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1823

Scope and Contents

The papers consist of correspondence, research notes, photographs, scrapbooks and memorabilia related to Herbert Warren Wind's career as a writer and sports journalist.

Dates

  • 1933-1997

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the Donor of this collection for materials authored or otherwise produced by Herbert Warren Wind. After the lifetime of the Donor, copyright passes to Yale University. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Gertrude Scheft, 2003.

Extent

6.25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

https://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.1823

Overview

The papers consist of correspondence, research notes, photographs, scrapbooks and memorabilia related to Herbert Warren Wind's career as a writer and sports journalist.

Biographical / Historical

Herbert Warren Wind graduated from Yale in 1937 and pursued a career in writing and journalism, becoming an authority on the game of golf. Wind authored numerous golf books, most notably The Story of American Golf (1948). As a journalist, Wind was the first golf editor for Sports Illustrated from 1954 to 1960 and later wrote sports articles and general profiles for The New Yorker. Wind was also involved in televising golf during the 1960s, and he taught a seminar on sports writing at Yale during the 1970s. In 1995, Wind received the United States Golf Association's highest honor, the Bob Jones Award.
Title
Preliminary Guide to the Herbert Warren Wind Papers
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Meghan Glass
Date
August 2003
Description rules
Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
Yale University Library
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Location

Sterling Memorial Library
Room 147
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511

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