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03. Athletics

 Record Group
Identifier: 03

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Athletic Department photographic negative collection

 Collection
Identifier: 03.AN
Scope and Contents The Athletic Negative collection is composed of negatives of Michigan State Normal College athletic teams as well as images from the Physical Education department who was responsible for organizing women's athletics on campus and tightly integrated with the Athletic department in the 1950s when these images were taken. The collection has been divided by sport and includes 8 series: Football, Cross Country, Track, Basketball, Baseball, Golf, and Physical...
Dates: 1953 - 1957

Athletic Video collection

 Collection
Identifier: 03.AV
Abstract

The Athletic Video collection is composed of 21 VHS cassettes that include Eastern Michigan University men's basketball and football games, 1 women's basketball game, and press clips about EMU teams.

Dates: 1987 - 2001

Bob Parks scrapbook collection

 Collection
Identifier: 03.BP
Abstract

The Bob Parks scrapbook collection contains the photographs and clipping scrapbooks of both the Track and Field and Cross Country teams that Parks coached from 1967-2000 as well as when Parks was a team member during from 1949-1952. Materials in the scrapbooks were collected and compiled by Bob Parks. The collection contains three series: Albums, Photographs, and Scrapbooks.

Dates: 1949 - 2003

Bowen Field House records

 Collection
Identifier: 015.BFH
Abstract

This collection documents the construction of Bowen Field House in 1955 at Michigan State Normal College. Records include renovation plans, press clippings, and other materials dating from 1954-2009. This collection is valuable to the history of college sports.

Dates: 1954 - 2009

David L. Prakken Letterman Sweater

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32307023284665], Object: 1
Identifier: 03.DLP
Abstract

The David L. Prakken Letterman Sweater is an Eastern Michigan University College Letterman Sweater that belonged to EMU alumnus David Prakken. Prakken attended Eastern Michigan College from 1957 to 1961 when he graduated with a degree in Secondary Education. During his time at Eastern he played Varsity Tennis and was a member of the Alpha Phi Omega Fraternity.

Dates: 1960 - 1962

James Balten, Sr. collection

 Collection
Identifier: 03.JB
Abstract James J. Balten, Sr. born September 13, 1915 and graduated from Akron New York High School. During his time at the Normal College he was a member of the Phi Delta Pi fraternity and the Physical Education Club, held the position of lineman on the football team where he lettered in the fall of 1936, '37 and '38 and threw shotput for the Track and Field team (1938, '39). He graduated in 1939 with a Bacelor of Science degree in Physical Education. Balten served in the 505th Bomb Group during...
Dates: 1936 - 1939

Walter O. Briggs Building records

 Collection
Identifier: 015.WB
Abstract

The Walter O. Briggs Building records include papers pertaining to the construction, dedication, and renovations of Briggs Field and Briggs Field House at Michigan State Normal College in 1938. This is valuable to insights on the dedication and construction of buildings.

Dates: 1937 - 2002