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Bucknell University, Athletic Association Records Edit


Finding Aid Author
Crystal Matjasic
Finding Aid Date
2015 September
Description Rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of Description


  • 1891-1925 (Creation)


  • 0.4 Linear Feet (Whole)
    (1) 5 inch document box



  • Language

    Materials are in English.

  • Administrative History

    The Athletic Association of Bucknell University was formed in 1889 to maintain and promote athletics at Bucknell University. It was the first athletic organization at the University and in addition to organizing athletics, the Athletic Association provided a formal means of financial support for the various athletic programs. Its officers included a President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Manager of Football, Manager of Baseball, Manager of Basketball, Manager of Field and Track, and an executive board. The Athletic Association was replaced with the Bucknell University Athletic Council in 1926.

  • Arrangement

    Records are arranged alphabetically by folder title and chronologically within the folders.

  • Scope and Contents

    The records of the Athletic Association of Bucknell University are arranged alphabetically by folder title and range from 1891 to 1925. Included in the records are correspondence and records relating to baseball, football, tennis, and track. Included in the records of the various sports are tickets, schedules, correspondence, and programs.

  • Separated Materials

    Photographs may be housed with the Special Collections/University Archives Photograph Collection.

  • Access Restrictions

    The collection is open for research use.

  • Usage Restrictions

    The materials in this collection may be protected under copyright law and may only be used for educational, teaching, and research purposes. If the intended use is beyond these purposes, it is the responsibility of the user to obtain the appropriate permissions by contacting Special Collections/University Archives at the Ellen Clarke Bertrand Library, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA.

  • Preferred Citation

    [Item], Bucknell University, Athletic Association Records, Special Collections/University Archives, Bertrand Library, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.