Papers of Arthur Mann, 1901-1969 (bulk 1945-1962).

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Mann, Arthur, 1901-1963. Papers of Arthur Mann, 1901-1969 (bulk 1945-1962).

Papers of Arthur Mann, 1901-1969 (bulk 1945-1962).

Correspondence, ms. drafts of books and articles, notes, memoranda, newspaper clippings, and printed material relating primarily to Mann's biography of Branch Rickey and to Rickey's contributions to professional baseball including the integration of the major leagues and the formation of minor league baseball clubs. Also includes biographical material pertaining to Ty Cobb, Connie Mack, John Joseph McGraw, Stan Musial, and Jackie Robinson. Other topics include boxing, football, horse racing, and the Olympics. Correspondents include William B. Arthur, William Edward Benswanger, Andrew Bernhard, Leonard Broom, Archibald J. Carey, Jr., Emanuel Celler, Happy Chandler, Bill Corum, Ed Fitzgerald, Ford C. Frick, Eric Frederick Goldman, James C. Hagerty, Harry Keck, Dan D. Mich, Westbrook Pegler, Branch Rickey, Ralph W. Sockman, and Casey Stengel.

1,800 items.13 containers plus 2 oversize.6 linear feet.

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Mich, Dan D. (Daniel Danforth), 1905-1965

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Musial, Stan, 1920-2013

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Broom, Leonard.

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Celler, Emanuel, 1888-1981

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Fitzgerald, Ed, 1919-....

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Hagerty, James C. (James Campbell), 1909-1981

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Major league baseball player, manager, and executive. Full name: Wesley Branch Rickey. From the description of Branch Rickey papers, 1890-1969 (bulk 1936-1965) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982440 Branch Rickey played for the St. Louis Browns (1905-1906, 1914 as player-manager) and the New York Highlanders of the American League (1907). During his playing career, Rickey managed the Browns (1913). After his playing career, Rickey managed the Browns (1915) and the St. Louis...

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