Ryan Anderson Baseball Research Materials
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.
- Creation: 1868-1921 (photocopies), 1999
- Creation: Majority of material found within 1868-1921 (photocopies)
- Anderson, Ryan K. (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research use.
Copyright retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
1.8 Linear Feet (9 document boxes)
Language of Materials
This collection was donated by Ryan K. Anderson on March 6, 2008.
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- Ryan Anderson Baseball Research Materials
- Erin E. Boyle
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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