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Leo Ward memorabilia, 1935-2003

Summary Information

Abstract

This collection contains Columbia University football memorabilia collected by former player Leo Ward, Columbia College Class of 1952.

At a Glance

Call No.: UA#0116
Bib ID 15007080 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Ward, Leo L.
Title Leo Ward memorabilia, 1935-2003
Physical Description 3 linear feet (1 record carton, 1 oversize box and 3 film reels)
Language(s) English .
Access

This collection is located offsite. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions. However, the RBML cannot provide access to original time-based media material which has not been first been reformatted for preservation. Researchers are welcome to examine archival time-based media items and decide whether they wish to place an order for Audio/Video reformatting. If copyright and/or condition restrictions apply, it may not be possible to digitize a requested item. Please note that A/V reformatting is handled by an outside vendor and typically takes 6-8 weeks.

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in one series: Series I. Leo Ward memorabilia.

Description

Scope and Contents

This collection contains team photographs, cartoons, pennants, programs and other publications, correspondence, film reels and newspaper clippings primarily related to Columbia football collected by Leo Ward, Columbia College Class of 1952.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is located offsite. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions. However, the RBML cannot provide access to original time-based media material which has not been first been reformatted for preservation. Researchers are welcome to examine archival time-based media items and decide whether they wish to place an order for Audio/Video reformatting. If copyright and/or condition restrictions apply, it may not be possible to digitize a requested item. Please note that A/V reformatting is handled by an outside vendor and typically takes 6-8 weeks.

Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Leo Ward memorabilia; Box and Folder; University Archives, Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University Libraries.

Related Materials

Additional Columbia football materials can be found in the Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education records, 1890-2015 (UA#0211), Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education negatives, 1932-1963 (UA#0319), Historical subject files (UA#0002), and the Lou Little papers (MS#0791).

Accruals

No additions are expected.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Athletics Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
College students Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- Football Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Football Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Little, Lou, 1893-1979 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

A Pennsylvania All-State football team player as a high school senior from Pottsville, PA, Leo Ward was recruited to play football at Columbia. Ward played under the legendary Coach Lou Little as defensive halfback and later defensive end. He recalled team pep talks by former President Dwight Eisenhower, then university president. As a senior, he coached of the lightweight or 150-pound football team.