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1885-86 Harvard Baseball Scrapbook w/Amos Alonzo Stagg

1885-86 Harvard Baseball Scrapbook w/Amos Alonzo Stagg

Incredible tome has had nothing removed and is 100% complete. By James J Halliwell, class of '88, this is one of the finest sports scrapbooks we have seen. Most are glued in neatly and can be removed. BB Broadsides (4), each are cardboard (10.75x13.5") and in color: 1) 1882 Brown versus Harvard. This is the championship game. 2) 1885 Amherst versus Harvard at Jarvis Field. 3) 1885 Yale versus Hartford with Amos Alonzo Stagg home field. 4) 1886 Princeton versus Harvard championship game. Baseball programs (5): 1)1885 Harvard Yale with Stagg. 2) Harvard Yale freshman dinner (2). 3) 1886 Harvard Yale. 4) Gorgeous 1886 Harvard Yale with Stagg. 5) 1886 Harvard Princeton. 6) Several non-sports programs with boxing crew track etc. Miscellaneous: 1) 1884 Harvard Yale baseball telegram. 2) Winter meeting something drawing with boxing 11x14" pen and ink author smaller crew. 3) Several theater programs with John Wilkes Booth's brother Edwin. 4) Beautiful rag paper baseball clippings. 5) 1885 book Harvard Columbia freshman race. 6) Several invitations including Hasty Pudding Club. 7) Button and tickets for symphony programs (2). 8) Harvard AA membership diploma. 9) Second annual New England Kennel Club dog receipt 1886. 10) Various Delta Kappa Epsilon pieces. Tickets (2): 1) 1885 Harvard Yale football with AA Stagg. 2) 1885 Princeton Harvard full. Baseball photos: Fabulous class of 1888 team photo, Type I, with wonderful ring hats early baseball "Tyng" catchers mark, baseball belts, and scorer holding club score book. 1884 football: Even has a couple of pages of football with 1884 Harvard freshman football train ticket to game and Andover and handwritten telegram regarding the Yale game, "Yale crawls to game team is out training." Additionally, many mementos of Harvard and local theatrical performances are included, as well as newspaper clippings and menus of the times. The album paints a marvelous picture of the life and times of Harvard and Boston in the late 1800s.


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