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Ryan Anderson Baseball Research Materials

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-307

Scope and Contents

This collection contains the research materials gathered by Ryan Anderson for use in his Masters Thesis in the department of History at UNCW. The bulk of the collection is photocopied articles from the Wilmington Morning Star (1868-1921) pertaining to Wilmington baseball players, teams, and leagues. The collection also includes articles from the Wilmington Messenger and the Semi-Weekly Messenger, as well as articles about ball player, Robert Gwaltney. The collection includes 4 composition books containing notes research. Copies of Anderson's UNCW  thesis "Rallying around the white banner of victory" : progressive baseball in Wilmington, North Carolina, 1897-1917 and  Purdue University dissertation "What would Frank Merriwell do?" : middle-class readers and the progressive era roots of All-American boyhood are available in Randall Library.

Dates

  • 1868-1921 (photocopies), 1999
  • Majority of material found within 1868-1921 (photocopies)

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use.

Copyright Statement

Copyright retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States  copyright law.

Extent

1.8 Linear Feet (9 document boxes)

Language

English

Acquisition Information

This collection was donated by Ryan K. Anderson on March 6, 2008.
Title
Ryan Anderson Baseball Research Materials
Status
Completed
Author
Erin E. Boyle
Date
12/04/2007
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Randall Library Special Collections Repository

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