James Naismith collection  1893-1962 (bulk 1917-1961)
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Title: James Naismith collection
Creator: Diedrich, D. N. (Duane Norman)
Inclusive dates: 1893-1962
Bulk dates: 1917-1961
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
This collection contains correspondence, speeches, ephemera, and photographs related to James Naismith, the inventor of basketball. Naismith's incoming correspondence includes letters about the history of basketball in locations across Canada and the United States, and his typed speech notes primarily concern the relationship between athletics, morality, and religion.
Language: The material is in English
Repository: William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan
909 S. University Ave.
The University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1190
Phone: 734-764-2347
Web Site: www.clements.umich.edu