Official Roster of Letter Winners ("Dope Books") [series]
The Official Rosters of Letter Winners (referred to as the "Dope Books" by the Athletic Department) are arranged by year and sport. (Note that in the early years, 1864-188?, the calendar year rather than the academic year is used.) The record for each year includes lists of the officers of the Student Athletic Association, and/or Board in Control of Athletics, team managers, coaches and trainers; game and meet scores, list of letter-winners, and for some sports in some years, lists of junior varsity letter and freshman numeral winners. It is not clear when the "Dope Books" were first compiled or how the letter winners for the early years were determined. There are some anomalies, e.g., several captains of the football team in the 1880s are not listed as letter winners. The lists of varsity letter winners that appear in media guides for the different sports are derived from the "Dope Books."