Summary Information

Repository
George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011
Title
Swimming Program: Records and Photos, 1928-1989
ID
4.31
Date
1928-1989
Extent
7.0 linear feet.
Language
English

Preferred Citation

Swimming program: records and photos. George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives. Bowdoin College Library.


Biographical/Historical Note

The Bowdoin College Swimming Program started with the completion of the Curtis Pool in January 1928. The first season consisted of only interclass and interfraternity meets as well as one outside meet with the Augusta YMCA. The original team was coached by Donovan D. Lancaster, later director of the Moulton Union. The team began competing in intercollegiate meets in the 1928-29 season. By 1930 the team was competing in regional and national meets including NEISA and NCAA.


Scope and Content

Records of the Bowdoin College Swimming Program. Collection includes meet results for interfraternity, regional and national competitions. Complete records of the 1986 NEWISDA competition held at Bowdoin. Some subject files of coach Robert Miller are also included, correspondence, etc. Majority of photos are team photographs but some action and awards photos are also included.


Administrative Information

Publication Information

 George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011

3000 College Station
Brunswick, Maine, 04011
(207) 725-3288
scaref@bowdoin.edu

Access Restrictions

No restrictions.


Collection Inventory

4.31.1: Meet Results, 1828-1989   3.5 linear feet.

Series Description:

Results of intercollegiate swimming meets. Regular season, NEISA, NCAA, and special alumni and interfraternity competitions are all included. The bulk of the material is from the mid 1900s. Some individual event results are available, especially diving. A limited number of other regional competitions are also included.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

Arrangement:

Arranged chronologically within type of meet.

Box Folder
1 1

AAU Championships 1933 

1 2

AAU Championships 1937 

1 3

AAU Championships 1947 

1 4

AAU Championships 1950 

1 5

AAU Championships 1954 

1 6

AAU Championships 1955 

1 7

Eastern Seaboard Intercollegiate Swa Swimming Championships 1962 

1 8

ECAC Championships 1957 

1 9

ECAC Championships 1960 

1 10

EISL Championships 1947 

1 11

EISL Championships 1957 

1 12

EISL Championships 1961 

1 13

Ivy League, Yale 1947 

1 14

Ivy League, Harvard 1948 

1 15-45

[Regular Season] Meet Results 1928-1954 

2 1-21

[Regular Season] Meet Results 1954-1967 

2 22

[Regular Season] Meet Results 1974-1975 

2 23-40

NCAA 1930-1948 

3 1-10

NCAA 1949-1958 

3 11

NCAA 1975 

3 12

NCAA 1989 

3 13-40

NEISA 1929-1956 

4 1-6

NEISA 1957-1962 

4 7

NEISA 1989 

4 8

NE Intercollegiate Swimming Championships 1964 

4 9-10

NE Interscholastic Championships 1948-49 

4 11

NE Men's Intercollegiate Swimming and Diving Division III Championships 1989 

4 12

SMU Invitational Results (women's) 1985 


4.31.2: Subject files, 1929-1986   1.5 linear feet.

Series Description:

Series consists of files and records from the swimming program. Correspondence with a variety of organizations, records of special activities and events held at the pool. Complete records of the 1986 New England Women's Intercollegiate Swimming and Diving Association meet held at Bowdoin. Also included are general records regarding the maintenance of the pool and facilities.

Arrangement:

Arranged alphabetically.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

Box Folder
1 1

AAU Convention 1954 

1 2

AAU Correspondence 1949-1956 

1 3

All-American Swimming Team 1950 

1 4

College Swimming Coaches of America 1954- 1957 

1 5

Conference for Cooperation in Aquatics 1961 

1 6

Correspondence Robert Miller, Coach 1935- 1961 

1 7

Diving Score Tables 

1 8

Diving Scores and blank score sheets 

1 9

Eligibility Lists 1948-49 

1 10

Eligibility Lists 1959-60 

1 11

Eligibility Lists 1960-61 Freshmen 

1 12

Eligibility Lists 1960-61 Varsity 

1 13

Life Saving Nov.-Dec. 1944 

1 14

Life Saving April-May 1945 

1 15

Life Saving 1953 

1 16

Life Saving 1958 

1 17

Maine Interscholastic Swimming Championships 1962 

1 18

Managers 

1 19

Men's National Swimming Committee 

1 20

A Method of Teaching Swimming to Young Children by S.C. Hazelton 

1 21

National Boys Club Championships 1953 

1 22

NCAA Correspondence 

1 23

NCAA - The NCAA News 

1 24

NCAA blank forms 

1 25

NCAA Procedure for Hosting Championships 

1 26

NCAA Joint Committee 1985-1986 

1 27

NCAA Division I 1985-1986 

1 28

NCAA Division II 1985-1986 

1 29

NCAA Division III 1985-1986 

1 30

NCAA Miscellaneous 1985-1986 

1 31

NEISA Correspondence 1929-1957 

1 32

NEISA Procedures 

1 33

NEISA Records 1932-1939 

1 34

NEISA Records 1946-1950 

1 35

NEISA Records 1951-1955 

1 36

NEISA Records 1956-1965, 1972 

1 37

NE Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association 1954 

1 38

NESCAC Correspondence 1986 

1 39

NEWISDA Award presentees 1983-1986 

1 40

NEWISDA Coaches Checklist 1985 

1 41

NEWISDA Coaches Meeting Agenda 1986 

1 42

NEWISDA Coaches Meeting Agenda 1989 

1 43

NEWISDA Coaches packet 1985 

1 44

NEWISDA Coaches packet 1986 

1 45

NEWISDA Coaches Scratch Record 

1 46

NEWISDA Colorado Timing System Instruction to Swimmers 

1 47

NEWISDA Cover Letters-Hotels 1985-1986 

1 48

NEWISDA Deadline Adoption 1985 

1 49

NEWISDA Diving Results 1985 

1 50-51

NEWISDA Electronic Time Tapes 1985 

1 52

NEWISDA Entrants in 5 Events 1986 

1 53-54

NEWISDA Entries 1985 

1 55

NEWISDA Entries 1986 

1 56-57

NEWISDA Entry Forms 1985-1986 

1 58-59

NEWISDA Information Packet 1985-1986 

1 60

NEWISDA Letters 1985 

1 61

NEWISDA Meet Information 1985 

1 62

NEWISDA Meet Officials 1986 

1 63-64

NEWISDA Meet Programs 1985-1986 

1 65

NEWISDA Participation Rule Change 1985 

1 66

NEWISDA Qualifying Times 1986 

1 67

NEWISDA Reception Desk 

1 68

NEWISDA Relay Declaration Forms 

1 69

NEWISDA Relay Take-off Judges 1985-1986 

1 70

NEWISDA Stop Watch Records 

1 71

NEWISDA Time Sheets 

1 72

NEWISDA Trainer's Coverage 1986 

1 73

NEWISDA Vital Information 1985 

2 1-23

NEWISDA Event Results 1986 

2 24

Officials 1955-1960 

2 25

Pool - Desirable features 

2 26

Pool Inspections 1933-1954 

2 27

The Program and Facilities of the Dept. of Physical Education [1962] 

2 28

Red Cross Exam Renewals 

2 29

Swimming Letters & Awards 1940-1953 

2 30

Swimming Programs 1965-1969 

2 31

Swimming Records 

2 32

Swimming Scores Undated 

2 33

Time Sheets 1960 

2 34

Vendor Correspondence and Advertising 

2 35

Water Games 

2 36

World University Games Program 1979 

Ovsz-Box Folder
8 9

Posters 


4.31.3: Photos, 1928-1979   2.0 linear feet.

Scope and Conetent:

Photographs of the swimming teams, varsity, junior varsity, and freshmen for several years. The bulk of the photos are from the mid 1900s. Also included are photos of swimmers receiving awards and some action photos. Photos are both dated and undated. There is no index.

Arrangement:

Arranged chronologically.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

Box
1

8 X 10 Undated and 1930-1979 

2

11 X 14 Undated and 1928-1941 

3

11 X 14 1945-1961 

4

11 X 14 1962-1978