Inventory to the Records of the Centennial Football Game Committee, 1967-1971


Inventory to the Records of the Centennial Football Game Committee, 1967-1971

The records described in this inventory are those of the Centenial Football Game Committee from 1967 to 1971. The Cetennial Football Game Committee was formed by the Rutgers University Athletic Deparment to have planning oversight for the September 1969 centennial football game between Rutgers University and Princeton University. These records relate primarily to the planning logistics surrounding the game and other events that took place during that weekend in commemoration of the first intercollegiate football contest between Rutgers and Princeton on November 6, 1869.

1.6 cubic feet; (4 manuscript boxes)



SNAC Resource ID: 6630239

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