Special Collections Department
David M. Nelson Papers
Manuscript Collection Number: 328
Accessioned: Gift of David M. Nelson and Mrs. Shirley Nelson.
Extent: 42 linear ft.
Content: Correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, clippings, minutes, manuals, programs, magazines, books,
media guides, annual reports, articles, dockets, posters, pamphlets, diary, motion pictures, video cassettes. drafts
(preliminary versions), speeches, surveys, diagrams, certificates, interviews, bulletins, notes, newsletters,
proceedings, resumes, and logbook.
Access: The collection is open for research.
Processed: 1995-1996 by Anita A. Wellner.
Special Collections, University of Delaware Library
Newark, Delaware 19717-5267
Table of Contents
Series X. - Series XVII.; Appendix A; Appendix B
- Series X.: Honors and Awards,  - 1991
- Series XI.: Magazines, 1937-1991
- Series XII.: Books, 1894-1991
- Series XIII.: Clippings, 1941-1991
- Series XIV.: Subject File, 1952-1990
- Series XV.: Scrapbooks, 1936-1977
- Series XVI.: E.E. Wieman's Football Coaching Notebooks, 1930-1945
- Series XVII.: Bound volumes of clippings, magazines, minutes, dockets,
annual reports, proceedings, clinic manuals, photocopied articles, etc., 1912-1988
- Appendix A .: Audiovisual Material
- Appendix B.: List of Photographs
Biographical Note Scope and Contents Note Series Outline
Contents ListSeries I. - VI..
21 Series X. Honors and Awards, -1991 Arranged chronologically. F1 Willie Heston Sports Hall of Fame (Michigan),  Brochure which lists Nelson as a member. F2 Delaware Sports Hall of Fame Association, 1979 Nelson was inducted in 1978. Present is a program for the 1979 ceremonies, at which Nelson spoke. F3 Certificates of appreciation, 1985 and [n.d.] From the Kiwanis Club of Wilmington (1985) and The Southwest Officials Association [n.d.]. F4 University of Michigan Hall of Honor, 1986 Includes correspondence, program, clippings, letters of congratulations, and a copy of Nelson speech, all related to Nelson's induction on October 17, 1986. F5 Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels, 1988 Correspondence noting Nelson commissioning by the Governor of Kentucky on June 8, 1988. F6 American Football Coaches Association Amos Alonzo Stagg Award, 1988-1989 Includes letters of congratulations, the letter informing Nelson of the award, clippings, and Nelson's speech. Presented at an awards dinner in Nashville, Tennessee on January 11, 1989. F7 Bennie Oosterbaan Award, 1989 Includes letters, program, flyer, and Nelson's acceptance speech. The award was presented at the Ufer Quarterback Club Dinner on May 2, 1989. The National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame, Inc., 1983-1991 F8 The National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame Distinguished American Award, 1984 Includes letter of congratulations, clippings, press release, photograph, program and Nelson's speech. The award was presented to Nelson on December 4, 1984. 21 Series X. Honors and Awards (cont'd) National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame (cont'd) F9 Induction into the National Football College Hall of Fame - Correspondence, 1987-1988 Includes letters of congratulations (with letters from Don Shula and President Gerald Ford) and letters conveying information on the ceremonies. F10 Induction into the National Football College Hall of Fame - Program, schedule, clippings, and Nelson's speech, 1987-1988 Items document the induction to the College Hall of Fame on December 8, 1987 and the enshrinement ceremony which occurred on June 10, 1988. F11 Material related to Nelson's service on the National Foundation Honors Court, 1991 Includes correspondence and programs. F12 National Football Foundation publications, 1983-1989 Includes copies of Footballer (1983-1989), The Chapter News Digest (1985-1988), and an awards dinner program for 1988. 21 Series XI. Magazines collected by Nelson, 1937-1991 Most include articles related to intercollegiate athletics and particularly college football. Arranged alphabetically by title. F1 American Heritage, 1988 Sep-Oct F2 Athlon's Atlantic Coast Football, 1989 F3 Athlon's Eastern Football, 1987 F4 Flightime (Allegheny Airlines), 1978 Jul F5 Illustrated Football Annual, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1941 F6 The Saturday Evening Post, 1945 Oct 27 Removed to oversize (Box 37). F7 Smithsonian, 1980 Jul Sports Illustrated, 1977-1991 F8 1977 Jul-Sep F9 1977 Nov-1982 F10 1990-1991 F11 Time, 1975 Aug 25 F12 Touchdown, 1989 Jun and 1991 Jul 21 Series XII. Books Collected by Nelson, 1894-1991 Includes classic books on football, arranged alphabetically by title. Some books are housed in the box without a folder. For other books removed from the collection and cataloged for Special Collections see Delcat. F1 Adams, John R. (ed.) Manual of Football Officiating for Five Man Crews. Denver, CO: Collegiate Commissioners Association, 1977. Issue is dedicated to Nelson. (2 copies) F2 American Football Association of Japan. Mainichi Koshien Bowl [Program]. Japan, December 14, 1975. Includes a greeting from David Nelson. In Japanese. Bayoff, Frederic G. (ed.) Lexis Press: Complete Index to Sports Illustrated. Volumes I (1954-1969) and II (1970-1984). Ann Arbor, MI: Lexis Press, Inc., [n.d.] F3 Bierman, Bernie. How to Play Football. Minneapolis: Heffelfinger Publications, n.d. F4 Booher, Dennis. Directory of Scholars Identifying with The History of Sport. Fourth edition. North American Society for Sport History, 1988. 22 F5 Brondfield, Jerry. 100 Plus Years of Football. New York: Scholastic Books Services, 1975. F6 Camp, Walter. Walter Camp's Book of College Sports. New and revised edition. New York: The Century Company, 1901. F7 Cartwright, Al. A' La Carte: The Best of Al Cartwright. Wilmington, DE: Serendipity Press, 1974. F8 Chance, T. Elbert and John D. Garvick. A Brief History of Football at the University of Delaware 1889-1963. University of Delaware, 1963. F9 Crisler, H. O. "Fritz." Modern Football: Fundamentals and Strategy. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1949. 22 Series XII. Books Collected by Nelson (cont'd) F10 Da Grosa, John. A Complete Bibliography of Football. Philadelphia: American Football Institute, 1935. Bound with Five-Man Line Defense and Analysis of "T" Formation... F11 . The Five-Man Line Defense (5 - 3 - 2 - 1). Philadelphia: American Football Institute, 1937. Separate copy. . The Five-Man Line Defense (5 - 3 - 2 - 1). Philadelphia: American Football Institute, 1937. Bound with Complete Bibliography of Football and Analysis of "T" Formation (F10). . Manual for Functional Football. Philadelphia: American Football Institute, 1935. Inscribed to Geiger. Da Grosa, John and Bob Hall. Analysis of "T" Formation with Man-in-Motion. Philadelphia: authors, 1941. Bound with Complete Bibliography of Football and Five-Man Line Defense (F10). F12 Dyer, Braven (with Dick Nash). Ten Top Trojan Football Thriller. Los Angeles: Houlgate House, 1949. Signed by Dyer. F13 Eastern Intercollegiate Football Association. EIFA-EAIFO 1976 Directory. s.l.: Eastern Intercollegiate Football Association, . Issue dedicated to Nelson. F14 Findling, John E. and Angela Lumpkin. Directory of Scholars Identifying with the History of Sport. Second edition. North American Society for Sport History, 1979. F15 Frey, James H. The Governance of Intercollegiate Athletics. West Point, NY: Leisure Press, 1982. Includes a chapter written by David Nelson. Grobani, Anton. Guide to Football Literature. Detroit: Gale Research Company, 1975. Introduction to David Nelson. F16 Holgate, James "Gib." Fundamental Football. The Barnes Sports Library. New York: The Ronald Press Company, 1958. 22 Series XII. Books Collected by Nelson (cont'd) F17 Hollander, Zander (ed.) The 1959 Football Story. Phillies Sports Library. New York, NY: Associated Features Inc., 1959. Question about Nelson included in the Football Quiz. Kaye, Ivan N. Good Clean Violence: A History of College Football. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1973. Nelson reviewed this book in his column. See Series IX. F75 for Nelson's correpondence with Kaye. F18 [Kelly, Gene]. Tiny: The Story of Bob Maxwell for whom the Robert W. Maxwell Memorial Football Club & the Maxwell Football Award Were Named. n.d. Includes several inscriptions, one from Kelly. F19 Kramer, William D. Guide to Title IX and Intercollegiate Athletics. Washington, DC: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey, 1991. 23 Lamb, Dick and Bert McGrane. 75 Years with the Fighting Hawkeyes. Dubuque, Iowa: William C. Brown Company, 1964. Inscribed to Nelson from Evy (Forest Evashevski). F20 Lovelace, Delos W. Rockne of Notre Dame. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1931. McCallum, John and Charles H. Pearson. College Football U.S.A. 1869...1971: Official Book of the National Football Foundation. s.l.: Hall of Fame Publishing, Inc., 1971. McNally, Art and Norm Schachter. Official Rules for Professional Football 1989. New York, NY: The National Football League, 1989. F21 Morrow, Don. Directory of Scholars Indentifying with the History of Sport. Third edition. North American Society for Sport History, 1984. F22 National Collegiate Athletic Association. Rules books for 1984 and 1987 - in Japanese. 23 Series XII. Books Collected by Nelson (cont'd) F23 The National Football League. The National Football League Digest of Rules for Players, Press - Radio - Television 1988. . Officials' Manual for Professional Football. s.l.: The National Football League, [n.d.] [Nelson, David M]. All I Know About Football. blank. [ ]. What I Know About Football. blank, except for signatures of friends and associates. F24 Olivar, Jordan. Offensive Football: The "Belly Series." The Barnes Sports Library. New York: The Ronald Press Company, 1958. F25 Oshins, Louis R. Offensive Football. Volume 1 of A Handy Football Library. New York: Blue Ribbon Books, 1949. F25 . Defensive Football. Volume 2 of A Handy Football Library. New York: Blue Ribbon Books, 1949. F25 . Football Rules and How They Are Applied. Volume 3 of A Handy Football Library. New York: Blue Ribbon Books, 1949. F25 . Famous Names in Football. Volume 4 of A Handy Football Library. New York: Blue Ribbon Books, 1949. 24 F26 Pelfrey, Ray with Steve Owens. The Passing Game: Offensive and Defensive for Coaches and Players. Dubuque, Iowa: William C. Brown Company, 1956. F27 Pepe, Phil and Zander Hollander. The Book of Sports Lists. Los Angeles: Pinnacle Books, 1979. Includes quote from Nelson. Pope, Edwin. Football's Greatest Coaches. Atlanta: Tupper and Love, Inc., 1955. F28 Rice, Grantland and John W. Heisman. Understand Football. Bronxville, NY: Mac-Hill Publishing Company, 1929. 24 Series XII. Books Collected by Nelson (cont'd) Rockne, Bonnie Skiles (ed.) The Autobiography of Knute K. Rockne. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1931. F29 Schiffer, Don and Lud Duroska (eds.) Football Rules in Pictures. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1964. F30 . Football Rules in Pictures. New and revised. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1974. F31 Shaughnessy, Clark. Football in War & Peace. Clinton, SC: The Jacobs Press, 1943. An Esquire Sports Book. F32 Shaughnessy, Clark; Ralph Jones and George Halas. The Modern "T" Formation with Man-in-Motion. Authors, n.d. With David Nelson bookplate. F33 Shearman, Montague. Athletics and Football. The Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes. Fourth edition. London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1894. Sherrod, Blackie. The Blackie Sherrod Collection. Dallas: Taylor Publishing Company, 1988. Includes a chapter relating to Nelson. F34 Souvenir Football Program of the Harvard - Yale Game. New Haven, November 20, 1926. F35 Spalding's Official Foot Ball Guide Part IV: Official Foot Ball Rules as recommended by the Rules Committee, 1922. Underwood, John. The Death of an American Game: The Crisis in Football. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1979. Wakelam, H. B. T. Rugby Football. Modern Sports Series. London: J. M. Dent & Sons, Ltd., 1936. 25 F36 Waldorf, John. NCAA Football Rules Committee Chronology of 100 Years 1876-1976. Shawnee Mission, Kansas: The National Collegiate Athletic Association, 1975. 25 Series XII. Books Collected by Nelson (cont'd) F37 Whittle, Glenn (ed.) Intercollegiate Football Annual 1937. St. Paul, MN: The Intercollegiate Football Association, . F38 . The 1935 Supplement to Intercollegiate Football 1869-1934. St. Paul, MN: The Intercollegiate Football Association, . Wilson, Kenneth L. (Tug) and Jerry Brondfield. The Big Ten. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1967. Inscribed to "Homer" from "Peggy." Nelson noted (with picture) on page 238. 25 Series XIII. Clippings and photocopies, 1941-1991 Includes clippings or photocopies of newspaper and magazine articles on a variety of topics, but particularly college football, the National Collegiate Athletic Association, sports and athletes, and issues of ethics in sports. See Series VII. Professional Writing for clippings of articles or newspaper articles written by Nelson. Numerous clippings chronicling Nelson's career as a coach are also found in the scrapbooks. F1 Bound volumes of clippings and photocopies, 1963-1980 Volume one (1963-1972) includes about 240 pages of clippings, plus several letters, a couple of articles annotated by Nelson, and an alphabetical table of contents featuring article titles. Volume 2 contains about 420 pages of clippings or photocopies of articles. Topics of articles include a wide range of sports-related subjects, including sports injuries and safety, Title IX and women in sports, equipment, professional football, violence, sports and academics, rules issues, broadcasting rights, and coaches. The volumes have been removed to Box 35. F2 Photocopies of newspaper articles originally housed in a blue binder, 1980-1983 Most of the copies are from articles published in The News Journal, covering sports and Delaware-related topics, and events at the University of Delaware. F3 Photocopies of newspaper or magazine articles, 1968-1989 Includes information on University of Delaware sports, football, and athletics. F4 Photocopies of newspaper or magazine articles, 1973-1991 Clippings or photocopies related to Nelson, 1941-1990 F5 1941-1978 F6 1982-1990 25 Series XIV. Subject file of articles, papers, clippings, and photocopies collected by Nelson, 1952-1990 Most of this material relates to intercollegiate athletics, but also available is information on academics, television, quotes or stories for speeches, a series of speeches published by the National Federation of State High School Athletic Associations, and material related to the University of Delaware. Arranged in alphabetical order by article title or subject, using folder titles assigned by Nelson. F1 A Three-Lettered Word for Sport F2 A Statement of the Faculty of the College of William and Mary F3 A Time of Uncertain Sounds F4 A Winner Is F5 A Young Father's Letter to His Son F6 Abe Lemmons: Blowing No Smoke About Recruiting F7 Abuses Frequent as Colleges Vie for Blue-chip Athletes F8 Abuses in Big time College Sports Spur Mounting Criticism F9 Adlai Stevenson's Wit F10 Age of Goof-off or of Plenty? F11 Annual Epidemic in Prep Football F12 Antitrust Law Restraint Urged for All Sports F13 The Art of Aerobics F14 Athletic Competition - Where Are We Headed? F15 Athletics and Education F16 Athletics: Unquenchably the Same? F17 Attendance Climbs to a Record and A Critical Test for Cable TV F18 Away with Big-time Athletics F19 Baseball - The Sunday Edition F20 A Bibliography of Football F21 Big-time Football Finally Gets Its Super-division F22 The Black Athlete F23 The Black Dominance F24 Boosters: A Winning Coach's Best Ally F25 Bucknell University Keeps Its Sports Serious but Small-time F26 Bud's Patience and Class - Colorado F27 Business of Baseball F28 Campus or Battleground? F29 CBS' Gamble is Paying Off F30 Changes Are Coming in the Colleges F31 Captain Mueller F32 The Christian Athlete F33 The Coaches' Curse: Recruiting 25 Series XIV. Subject file (cont'd) F34 College Grid Playoff Favored in Player Poll F35 College Recruiting of Women F36 College Sports: Have the Schools Lost Control? F37 College Sports Crisis (clippings glued to a copy of Blue Hen Gridder (1952) F38 Colleges' Hard-sell Tactics Turn Off Many Young Athletes F39 The Coming Revolt of Athletes F40 A Crisis in Illinois F41 Dean Calls for Reformation in University Education F42 The Desperate Coach F43 Devious Routes to Grid Glory F44 Dissent or Destruction? F45 Does the End Justify the Means? F46 Doing Violence to Sport F47 Duty, Honor and Country F48 Education for All is Education for None F49 Educator Says Sports Can Be a Trap for Blacks F50 Even the Ivies Feel the Pinch F51 Everest at Last F52 Everything is Shrinking in Higher Education F53 The Extra Dimension F54 The Face of Pain F55 Fact Sheet: Health Agreement with Soviet Union F56 Famous Familiar Words F57 Fan Violence A Growing Threat to Sports F58 The First 100 Years F59 Football a Fading Memory at U. of Tampa F60 Frank Leahy: Football's Ultimate Hero-strategist F61 From the 55 Yard Line F62 Fuel Crisis Has Ignited Drastic Shifts in Athletics F63 Get Their Final Offer and We'll Double It F64 Give the Games Back to the Students F64a God Is My Quarterback F65 Greetings - President Everett Derryberry F66 The Growing Crisis in College Sports F67 Helping to Solve Community Problems F68 Henry Jordan Keeps Them Laughing F69 High School Medical Facilities "National Scandal" F70 In Corpore Sano F71 In Defense of Sports F72 In the Country of the Young F73 Injury Epidemic? Let's Weigh the Facts F74 Intercollegiate Athletics - a Plan for Honesty and Sanity F75 Is TV's Grip Hurting Sports? F76 It's All in a State of Mind F77 Ivy League OKs use of Freshmen F78 Jake vs. the NFL F79 Joe Paterno's Commencement Address 25 Series XIV. Subject file (cont'd) F80 Joint Legislative Committee for Athletics and Education F81 Journalism - or Entertainment? F82 Justice Is Blind F83 Lindbergh F84 Livingston, John Cleve F85 Long Beach vs. the NCAA F86 The Losers in College Sports F87 The Lost Image F88 Marshall Leaving Avenues Open to League Affiliation F89 The Meanest Game in Town Is Now Lacrosse F90 Men and Mountains F91 National Football Foundation - Out of Bounds? F92 NCAA Debate Is Heating Up F93 NCAA Reorganization - Alumni F94 NCAA Writes the Rules, Policies - 18 College Sports 26 F95 Needed: Well Rounded Colleges F96 Networks All Differ F97 Neuter Crews Suggested for Intersectional Games F98 New Designs for Intercollegiate Athletics F99 New Slant on the Mod Sod F100 News From Hunter College F101 NFL Adopts Fast Whistle as QB Safety Measure F102 Notes From a Conversationalist F103 The Olympic Torch - World Symbol F104 Open Door vs. Selective Admission F105 Penn Athletics at Financial Crossroads F106 Penn's Not-so-Sweet Smell of Success F107 The Place of Intercollegiate Athletics in High Education F108 Player Agents...Gigantic Ripoff? F109 Pro Football - World's Most Dangerous Sport F110 Problems in Communicating the "Language of Football" F111 The Promise of Purnell Hall F112 Proposed: a National Talent Hunt F113 The Pursuit of Excellence F114 Quotes and sayings F115 Random Thoughts on Soft Living F116 Recent Relationship to Funding Higher Education Panel F117 Recruiting Amidst the Ivy F118 Red Ink Flows as Costs Mount F119 Religion in Sports F120 The Revolt of Black Athletes F121 Rich Grow Richer as Trojans and Irish Show the Way in College Football Recruiting F122 Rutgers F123 St. John's U. Course in Athletic Administration F124 Saturday's Hard-Pressed Heroes F125 Scholarships and Sports 26 Series XIV. Subject file (cont'd) F126 The September Song F127 The Sex Olympics - A Real Crowd Pleaser F128 Should Your Boy Play Football? F129 Show Shula the Baby, Forget the Pregnancy F130 Sociology of Sports - Review F131 Some Grid Coaches Now Outspoken in Criticizing Abuses F132 Something to Be Said F133 Sport in America - Quest F134 Sport Violence - Rick Horrow F135 Sports Recruiting F136 Sports T.V.: Constant Chatter, Flood of Errors F137 Stanford Football Image - A Question of Emphasis F138 Statement of Dr. Robert C. Edwards F139 Survey on Impact of Athletics on Education F140 To Lead or Not To Lead F141 TV No. 1 Source of Sports Revenue F142 TV Sports: Competition, Paranoia and Money F143 Tennessee, With $3-Million Sports Budget, Keyed to Winning F144 The Theology of Forgiveness F145 There's More Action in College Football Than in Pros F146 To Understand the White House, Listen Closely F147 The Uncommon Man F148 The University of Delaware Athletic Program: Scheduling, Recruiting and Policy F149 Vince Lombardi: A Coach for all Seasons F150 Violent Protest: A Debased Language F151 What Makes a Champion F152 What Lies Ahead for Big Ten Athletes F153 What's It All About F154 When a Newspaper Doesn't Want to Play Ball F155 Who Loves Harvard? F156 Who Speaks on Behalf of the Children? F157 Whom Can We Admire? F158 Why It's Better to Watch the Game on TV F159 Women in Sports F160 Would You Buy a Used Playbook From This Man? F161 Yale and Athletics F162 Yost Asks Some Questions 26 Series XV. Scrapbooks, 1936-1977 The eighteen scrapbooks contain clippings, several photographs, chalk drawings of David Nelson and his wife Shirley, issues of magazines, and a few ephemeral items. The contents of each scrapbook are described in the folder notes for the period of Nelson's life to which the scrapbook pertains. These scrapbooks were assembled by Mrs. Shirley Nelson, beginning in high school. F1 Removed and shelved separately at the end of the collection. 26 Series XVI. E. E. Wieman's Football Coaching Notebooks, 1930-1945 Three notebooks containing football coaching information used by "Tad" Wieman while an assistant to Fritz Crisler at Princeton University from 1930-1934 and as a line coach at Columbia University in 1945. The notebooks were later given to Nelson. Arranged in chronological order. F1 Princeton University, 1930-1934 The notebook contains summaries of squad meetings, fieldwork descriptions (listing players and positions), scouting reports and formation diagrams, game summaries (with clippings of games in 1931), plus laid in game summaries for 1934 and notes on teams. F2 Princeton University, 1932 Notebook contains lists of coaching personnel and players, fieldwork descriptions, notes on squad meetings, game reports, and scouting reports. F3 Columbia University, 1945 Notebook of diagrams for plays used by Columbia during the 1945 football season. 26 Series XVII. Bound volumes of clippings, magazines, minutes, dockets, annual reports, proceedings, clinic manuals, photocopied articles, etc., 1912-1988 The following volumes have been listed and described in the series to which they pertain but have been removed to Boxes 26-35 due to size. Official Football 1965-1972(3 volumes) 27 University of Delaware Press or Media Guides and University of Delaware News (12 volumes) 28 University of Delaware Athletic Council Minutes, 1912-1956 May (13 volumes) 29 University of Delaware Athletic Council Minutes, 1956 Nov-1971 (15 volumes) 30 University of Delaware Athletic Council or Governing Board Minutes, 1971 Dec-1984 Spr (13 volumes) 31 University of Delaware Athletic Governing Board Minutes, 1984-1988 (4 volumes, plus index) University of Delaware Board of Trustees, Committee on Physical Education, Recreation, and Athletics Dockets, 1956-1984 (4 volumes) Annual reports of the University of Delaware College of Physical Education, Athletics, and Recreation, 1958-1977 (2 volumes) 32 American Coaches Association, Proceedings, 1949-1986 (8 volumes) 33 American Coaches Association, Digest/Membership, 1966-1985 (4 volumes) American Coaches Association, Summer manuals, 1949-1985 (5 volumes) Clinic manuals, 1957-1962 (1 volume) 34 Series XVII. Bound volumes (cont'd) Bound volumes of magazines (volumes are untitled but have been numbered and are listed with contents) Volume 1 Athletic Journal 1957 Sep and 1958 Sep Scholastic Coach 1957 Sep, 1958 May, 1959 Sep, 1960 Jun Volume 2 Scholastic Coach 1963 Feb, Mar, Jun, 1964 Jun & Sep 1965 Sep Volume 3 Scholastic Coach 1962 Feb, May, Jun, Sep & Nov 1963 Sep Volume 4 University of Michigan Official Program Michigan vs. Michigan State 1939 Oct 7 Michigan vs. Yale 1939 Oct 28 Michigan vs. Minnesota 1939 Nov 11 Michigan vs. Ohio State 1939 Nov 25 Michigan vs. Michigan State 1940 Oct 5 Michigan vs. Illinois 1940 Oct 19 Michigan vs. Pennsylvania 1940 Oct 26 Michigan vs. Northwestern 1940 Nov 16 Michigan vs. Iowa  Oct 4 Michigan vs. Minnesota  Oct 25 Michigan vs. Ohio State  Nov 22 Volume 5 All American Bowl Game Official Program 1960 Dec 26 Delaware Today 1962 Aug-Sep, 1963 Aug-Sep, 1964 Oct-Nov Friends 1964 Oct 1966 Football Yearbook Kick-off 1966 Sport 1965 Jan The University News 1964 Fall University of Michigan Official Souvenir Program Michigan vs. Duke 1967 Sep 23 34 Series XVII. Bound volumes (cont'd) Volume 6 Beaver Stadium Pictorial Penn State vs. Navy 1972 Sep 23 Penn State vs. Air Force 1971 Oct 2 The Colgate Game Ohio vs. Kent 1969 Sep 20 The Lion's Roar (The Columbia Football Magazine) Columbia vs. Lafayette 1970 Sep 26 Pro and College Football Sports Stars of 1972 1972 Wtr Sports Illustrated 1973 Jan 22, 1972 Sep 11 & Dec 4 Sportsannual (Southern Conference) 1970 Feb 26-28 Texas Coach 1971 Sep Time 1972 Nov 20 University of Michigan Official Souvenir Program Michigan vs. Duke 1967 Sep 23 Bound volume titled "David M. Nelson Articles" which includes the following magazines: Scholastic Coach 1986 Jan, 1982 Jan, 1978 Nov Coach & Athlete 1977 Aug-Sep Beaver Stadium Pictorial Penn State vs. Air Force 1971 Oct 2 Penn State vs. Navy 1972 Sep 23 Penn State vs. Houston 1977 Sep 17 Referee 1976 Jul-Aug Bound volumes of Evening News Journal clippings or photocopies of clippings 1966-1979 (3 volumes) Bound volume of Evening News Journal and photocopies of articles written by Nelson for Football Today (1976-1977) 35 Bound volumes of newspaper clippings 1963-1980 (2 volumes) See Series XIII F1 for a description of the material in these volumes 8 videocassettes 36 26 videocassettes 37 Oversize issues of Football Today and The Saturday Evening Post and Look Oversize bound volume of Look (1960 Oct 25 and Nov 8, 1963 Nov 5 and Nov 19) and Fortune (1945 Jul) 38 Oversize clippings, posters, blueprints, sketches (see notes in various series for information about the contents of this box) Appendix A Audiovisual Material Items are video cassettes unless otherwise noted. All 16 MM films are shelved separately at the end of the collection. All video cassettes are housed in Box 36, unless otherwise indicated. "Ark[ansas] vs. SMU Football - November 20, 1982 - copy" (homemade video) See Box 35 "Black Athlete: Fact or Fiction" [n.d.] NBC program narrated by Tom Brokaw, explores research on black athletes, incomplete. (homemade video, follows other programs on the tape). "Blocking/Hands @ TCU - March 16 1988" (homemade video) See Box 35 Brunswick Sports, MacGregor. The Football Code of Champions. 16MM Business World - ABC TV/Network. Video Computer Sports Technology. March 4, 1990. 11:00 a.m. See Box 35 "1985 CCA-NCAA Football Mechanics." (homemade video) Included in the box is a letter which lists the nine programs included on this tape. "CFA Rules - Interview with Dave Nelson, October 17, 1984 - Cassettes 1 & 2 - ABC Sports" (homemade video) See Box 35 Collegiate Commissioners Association. Four Man Mechanics. Dallas: SOA Productions, 1989. . 1989 Five Man Mechanics. Dallas: SOA Productions, 1989. . 1989 Revised Blocking Rule. Dallas: SOA Productions, 1989. . 1989 Seven Man Mechanics. Dallas: SOA Productions, 1989. . 1989 Six Man Mechanics. Dallas: SOA Productions, 1989. . Pass Interference. . 16MM . The Passing Game. Dallas: SOA Productions, 1989. . [Untitled]. Tape #2. Dallas: SOA Productions, 1989. "Dave Philadelphia Talk Show - Discussion of Athletes," [n.d.] "People to People" program hosted by Marc Howard, with a panel including David Nelson, Billy Cunningham, Scott Palmer, Steve Kinney, and Bruce Arians. Discussion on paying college athletes. Incomplete. (homemade video) "Dave Sports Show - Clip of 5th Down," October 6, 1990. CBS Sports - College Football Today program on the the Colorado vs. Missouri game 5th down controversy. Includes a brief statement by David Nelson. (homemade video) "David Nelson and Football Supervisors Rules, January 1981" (homemade video) See Box 35 "David Nelson 82 Rules Changes/SWC Football Clinic 1982" (homemade video) See Box 35 Finley's Fluorescent Football. Bac Group, Inc. "5 Man Mechanics" (homemade video) Monday Morning Quarterback. Wilmington, DE: Du Pont Motion Pictures. 16 MM National Collegiate Athletic Association. The Best Football Plays of 1963. Wilmington, DE: Du Pont Motion Pictures, . 16MM . The Best Football Plays of 1964. [Wilmington, DE: Du Pont Motion Pictures, 1964]. 16MM . The Best Football Plays of 1965. [Wilmington, DE: Du Pont Motion Pictures, 1965]. 16MM . 1991 Football Rule Changes. Professional Image Video Services. 16:51 min. Two copies. . 1989 NCAA Rule Revisions. Tape #1, Tape #2. Dotson Lewis at Trinity University. Dallas: SOA Productions, 1989. . Six Man Officiating Techniques. 43 min. . Sportsmanship: A Question of Attitude. 16MM National Collegiate Athletic Association, National Federation of State High School Associations, and Rawlings. Five Man Officiating Techniques. Preliminary review copy for Nelson. 35 min. 1990 Seven Man Mechanics. Dallas: SOA Productions, 1990. "1991 False Starts with Offlines - Dave Nelson Intro." (homemade video) "1990 Training Tape" (homemade video) President's Council on Physical Fitness. Action for Athletes. Presented by the U.S. Marine Corps, . 16MM "Rule Changes 1990 1st Takes" (homemade video) "SFOA - Houston Clinic 1981 - David Nelson - 81 Rules/Q & A Session" (homemade video) See Box 35 Six Man Mechanics Revised for 1990. Dallas: SOA Productions, 1990. Sportsmanship: A Question of Attitude. Richardson, Texas: TransVideo. 20:00 min. (2 copies, one homemade version from 16MM film) "Two Samples of NFL Officials Training Tapes - Voice Over: Art McNally, Director of Officiating" (homemade video) See Box 35 Appendix B List of Photographs Scrapbook #1 1) Mackenzie High School 1936 Hockey team (group picture which includes Mrs. Shirley Nelson) 2) Mackenzie High School 1937 Hockey team (group picture which includes Mrs. Shirley Nelson) Scrapbook #4 1) David Nelson while at University of Michigan (n.d.) 2) David Nelson running for a touchdown during the University of Michigan-Illinois game (1940 Oct) 3) David Nelson in University of Michigan football uniform, throwing a football 4) David Nelson in University of Michigan football uniform, throwing a football (different shot) 5) Pencil sketch of David Nelson (profile) Scrapbook #5 Hillsdale football game (n.d.) Scrapbook #6 Harvard football coaches, including Head Football Coach Art Valpey and Nelson  Scrapbook #14 1) David Nelson grasping his cap [n.d.] 2) David Nelson posing with football [ca. 1957] 3) David Nelson posing with football (another shot) [ca. 1957] Scrapbook #17 Pencil sketch of Shirley Risburg (Nelson) Colored-chalk portrait of David Nelson drawn by Harold Raymond Series II. F5 Negative of David Nelson in Navy uniform Series IV.1. F15 1) David Nelson on sideline during University of Delaware game 2) David Nelson on sideline during University of Delaware game (a different shot) 3) David Nelson in coat and tie 4) David Nelson in coat and bow tie (2 copies) Series V.1 F19 Four shots of the new goal post (at the University of Oregon) sent to Nelson by Director of Athletics Leo Harris (1958) F20 University of Oregon goal post (1959) F41 Two shots of North Texas State Football Coach Rod Rust Series V.1 F52 1) University of Houston Football Coach Bill (cont'd) Yeoman  2) Unidentified ASU Coach F61 Unidentified 1975 Rules Committee member F62 "Data-Post" (electronic goal post)  F90 18 shots of football tackling techniques (with a letter to Nelson regarding illegal tackling techniques) 1979 F145 10 images of football uniform numbers  F153 Japanese football officials (includes Nakamura, Fukagawa, & Kiire) 1989 Aug 6 F155 "Visually enhanced football" F171 University of Washington scoreboard (1989) Series VI.4 F10 Nelson posing with three officials of the National Federation of State High School Associations, taken during a Federation Football Rules Committee meeting in Biloxi, Mississippi (1977 Jan) Series IX. F18 David Nelson in UD football cap and jacket holding football, used in advertising MacGregor football shoulder pads (1961) F20 David Nelson in coat and tie  F21 David Nelson on sideline during UD football game looking dejected, with attached note, "Forget it! 500,000,000 Chinese don't even know the game was played." F50 General R. R. Neyland, Athletic Director, University of Tennessee  Series X. F8 David Nelson in coat & tie, photograph used in the National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame program honoring Nelson with the 1984 "Distinguished American Award"
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