Francis Gordon Brown papers, 1899-1901 (inclusive).

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Brown, Francis Gordon, 1879-1911. Francis Gordon Brown papers, 1899-1901 (inclusive).

Francis Gordon Brown papers, 1899-1901 (inclusive).

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, and a scrapbook of Francis Gordon Brown, chiefly relating to the Yale football seasons of 1899 and 1900. Included are letters to Walter Camp from Yale men commenting on the games in November and December, 1900, and a letter from Camp to Brown (1900 Dec 18) on football strategy. Of particular interest is a letter (1901 Jun 22) from Theodore Roosevelt inviting Brown with other Yale and Harvard athletes to a gathering at Oyster Bay. The scrapbook contains tickets, badges, programs, menus and other memorabilia in addition to letters and photographs of the team.

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Yale University.

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Yale University. Class of 1884

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Brown, Francis Gordon, 1879-1911.

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Francis Gordon Brown: member of the Yale College football team, 1897-1900, captain of the team in 1900; entered the firm of J.P. Morgan and Company, 1900. From the description of Francis Gordon Brown papers, 1899-1901 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702168983 Francis Gordon Brown: member of the Yale College football team, 1897-1900, captain of the team in 1900; entered the firm of J.P. Morgan and Company, 1900. Francis Gordon Brown, son o...

Camp, Walter, 1859-1925

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Walter Camp was an author, athletic director, chairman of the board of the New Haven Clock Company, and director of the Peck Brothers Company. He was general athletic director and head advisory football coach at Yale University from 1888-1914, and chairman of the Yale football committee from 1888-1912. Camp was director of the naval athletic program during World War I, and devised the Daily Dozen series of exercises. From the description of Walter Chauncey Camp papers, 1870-1983 (inc...

Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

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