Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
The materials consist of 16mm films produced by Ethan Allen Films on Sports [?] around 1960 in cooperation with the Yale University Athletic Association. The films, made for distribution to amatuer and professional teams, demonstrate baseball technique using Yale baseball players. Ethan Allen, Yale baseball coach from 1946 to 1968, narrates the films. Also included are videotapes of games and other team events.
The records consist of reports, score books, publications, and scrapbooks maintained primarily by the Department of Athletics documenting baseball at Yale.
Correspondence, clippings, memorabilia, photographs, and three books with flyleaf inscriptions relating to Hubert M. Sedgwick's career as a journalist. Included are seventeen letters (1940-1950) from Connie Mack. Two of the books, one by and the other about Mack, contain inscriptions by him and others to Sedgwick. The third is a privately printed book of poetry and aphorisms by Harry Durant, Yale class of 1894. Also in the papers is a statement by William Howard Taft on tuberculosis.
The materials consist of photographs of Yale athletic events, associations and facilities. Included are shots of practices, teams, individual athletes, cheerleaders, and games. Also included are posters, lithographs and engravings from nineteenth-century magazines. Baseball, crew, football, swimming, and track are particularly well documented.