Rare Book & Manuscript Library
 

University Place Book Shop records, 1930-1994

Series II: Chess, 1941-1990

The materials in this two-box series document Walter Goldwater's interest and involvement in the game of chess. Some of the material related to Goldwater's membership in the Marshall Chess Club. Other materials include records and photographs of the Harlem Chess Tournament he helped to organize, and correspondence from Book Shop customers interested in books on chess and other board games.

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Box 5 Folder 1 Undated


Box 5 Folder 2 to 3 Score sheets, undated, (2 Folders)


Box 5 Folder 4 to 7 Score sheets, 1941-1953, (4 Folders)


Box 5 Folder 8 1958-1973


Box 5 Folder 9 1974


Box 5 Folder 10 to 12 1975, (3 Folders)


Box 5 Folder 13 to 15 1976, (3 Folders)



Box 6 Folder 1 Photographs, 1976-1978


Box 6 Folder 2 to 5 1977, (4 Folders)


Box 6 Folder 6 to 9 1978, (4 Folders)


Box 6 Folder 10 1979


Box 6 Folder 11 1980


Box 6 Folder 12 1981


Box 6 Folder 13 1982-1990