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Department of Physical Education and Athletics Records

Call Number: UA046
Scope and Contents
The collection contains team files, subject files, photographs and negatives, manager's reports, scrapbooks, playbooks, programs and publications, ephemera, and materials from Jumbo Footprints dating from 1870. These records were created by the athletic department to record sporting events, committee meetings, activities of the year, special events, fundraising activities. The records include rosters, playbooks, mangers reports, and game results for various sports. Also included are summary records of the season events such as annual reports, end of season reports, awards and news releases.
This collection contains some restricted material. Restrictions related to specific material are listed in the detailed contents list. This collection may require review before it is available for use. Please contact DCA for further details.
Conditions Governing Use
Some material in this collection may be protected by copyright and other rights. Please see “Reproductions and Use” on the Digital Collections and Archives website for more information about reproductions and permission to publish. Copyright to all materials created by Tufts University employees in the course of their work is held by the Trustees of Tufts University.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred by the Department of Physical Education and Athletics, 2000-2017.
This collection is organized into thirteen series: Team files; Subject files; Photographs, negatives, and Scientific Baseball (manual); Videos; Scrapbooks; Playbooks; Programs and publications; Constitution for Government of Athletics and meeting minutes; Ephemera; Jumbo Footprints; Athletics Department web crawls; Unprocessed accessions; and 2017 accessions.
Related Materials
Jumbo Club Records, 1969-2008. Tufts University. Digital Collections and Archives. Medford, MA.
Majority of material found within 1940 -- 1989
1850 -- 2020
227.8 Linear Feet (201 boxes and 20 oversize folders)
29 Volumes
1 artifact (6.5 inches wide by 7.5 inches long by 23.5 inches tall)
31 audiovisual_media
534 Digital Object(s)
40 web_sites
Related Names
Department of Physical Education
Language of Materials