Track and Field
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
The Athletics collection dates from the years 1890-2014, with a gap between 1980-2000 in the men's and women's articles and statistics. The collection includes administrative files, such as correspondence, minutes, agendas, and reports. Also included are athletic handbooks, photos, media guides, sports programs, clippings, ticket stubs, pamphlets, rosters, schedules and flyers. The collection documents both men's and women's organized sports at EMU.
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.
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.
The Geraldine K. Barnes papers contain resumes, biographical information, annual faculty evaluations, correspondence, Division of Girls' and Women's Sports administrative documents (agendas and meeting minutes), and sports rulebooks published in the early to mid-19th Century. The collection serves as a cross section of Barnes' tenure at Eastern Michigan University and is a more completely a picture of girls and womens sports in the early 1900s.
The Gloria Ewing Lockhart collection is a selection of materials that documents every decade of Eastern Michigan University alumna Gloria Lockhart. Included in the collection are photographs, clippings, a signed copy of her book Unmasking: A Woman's Journey and track and field memorabilia. Materials in the collection date from 1964-2014.
The Jack Weiss collection contains one letterman blanket that belonged to Weiss while he attended Michigan State Normal College. Weiss lettered in both football and track and field. He was number 64 on the football team and play for four years. Weiss competed in the weights division of track and field for three years. He graduated from MSNC in 1950.