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Guide to the Olympic Games Collection, 1932, 1960, 1964, 1984
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Series 1.  Posters, 1896-1984

Physical Description: Box 1

Scope and Content Note

The first series is a collection of reproduction Olympic posters dating from the revival of the first modernday Olympics held in Athens, 1896 to 1984.

Arrangement

Box 1

Reproductions of Olympic posters, 1896-1984

 

Series 2.  1932 Olympic Games

Physical Description: Box 2, Box 6:1

Scope and Content Note

The second series holds materials relating to 1932 Los Angeles Summer Olympic Games, such as ephemera, memento and printed items. Included are Olympic 1932: Die Olympischen Spiele in Los Angeles 1932, and an edition of 1964 USOC Official Report.

Arrangement

Box-folder  2:1

Olympic flags

Box-folder  2:2

Pictorial Souvenir, 1932

Box-folder  2:3

Ticket replicas and ticket stub, 1932

Box-folder  2:4

Secretary's Report, programs and memorabilia, 1932

Box-folder  2:5

Rose Bowl event: cycling, 1932

Box-folder  2:6

Social events, 1932

Box-folder  2:7

Olympic Champions Coloring Book, 1896-1980

Box-folder  2:8

Los Angeles the Olympic City: 1932-1984

Box-folder  2:8

United States Olympic Committee Official Report, 1964

Box-folder 6:1

Articles

Box-folder  6:1

Los Angeles Times articles from Opening Ceremonies, July 31, 1932 through closing day, August 15, 1932

Box-folder  6:1

"Network", a small pamphlet with an article on the 1932 Olympics, October, 1983

 

Series 3.  1960 Olympic Games

Physical Description: Box 6:2-6

Scope and Content Note

Majority of the third series contains articles, programs and clippings relating to the Winter Olympics held in Squaw Valley, California in 1960.

Arrangement

Box-folder  6:2

1960 Summer Olympics, Rome. Articles on Opening Ceremonies

Box-folder  6:3-6

1960 Winter Olympics, Squaw Valley

Box-folder  6:3

Postcards, parking tickets, official program for all events

Box-folder  6:3

Sports Illustrated, Winter Games Preview issue, February 15, 1960

Box-folder  6:4

Miscellaneous pamphlets, pages and magazine covers

Box-folder  6:5

Newspaper articles from Los Angeles Times and Sacramento Bee, February 16-March 8, 1960

Box-folder  6:6

Participants, place and times

 

Series 4.  1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games

Physical Description: Box 3-5, Box 6:7-16

Scope and Content Note

The fourth series mainly consists of printed material; programs, fliers, publications by Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee (LAOOC), or articles written about the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Olympics. A small portion of the material is correspondence, and administrative documents.

Arrangement

Box-folder  3:1

Pasadena Preliminary Planning, 1983

Box-folder  3:2

"L.A. 83", ticket information and order form

Box-folder  3:3

LAOOC Media Guide, May 1, 1983

Box-folder  3:4

LAOOC Olympic Countdown: 200 Days to Go, January 9, 1984

Box-folder  3:5

Correspondence and photos of the 1984 Olympic Torch Relay (received in 1985)

Box-folder  3:6

Olympic Review '84, No. 197, March, 1984

Box-folder  3:7

Olympic ticket information and order form, 1984

Box-folder  3:8

"Champions in the Sun", California History, A special issue, Winter 1984

Box-folder  3:9

Cigna's "Viewers Guide to 1984 Summer Olympics"

Box 3:9

"Games of the XXIII Olympiad", LAOOC flier

Box-folder  3:10

Arroyo Seco News, July-August 1984

Box-folder  3:10

Pasadena City College Schedule of Classes (with PCC Olympic athletes)

Box-folder  3:11

Scoreboard Magazine, Olympic baseball issue, 1984

Box-folder  3:12

Olympic social events; volunteer flier, duplicate tickets, 1984

Box-folder  3:13

Official Olympic Guide to Los Angeles

Box-folder  3:14

Los Angeles: The International City, 1984

Box-folder  3:15

Olympic Arts Festival: programs and articles

Box-folder  3:16

Olympic Arts Festival program information and order form

Box-folder  3:16

Los Angeles Times, Festival program

Box-folder  3:16

Arts Festival tickets

Box  4-5:2

LAOOC Publications

Box  4

Olympic Record, Special Edition, August 5, 1984; August 6, 1984; August 12, 1984

Box-folder  4

Olympic Record (16 copies), July 28-31; August 1-12, 1984

Box-folder  5:1

Olympic Supplements 1984, Chapters 7, 10, 11 (3 items)

Box-folder  5:2

"Olympic Neighbor News", 1984

Box-folder  5:3

1984 bus ticket and RTD bus schedule (2 items)

Box-folder  5:4

"Home Magazine", Los Angeles Times (3 issues), July 22, 1984; July 25, 1984; September 18, 1984

Box-folder  5:5

"Gymnast in Motion", Olympic Supplement I

Box-folder  5:6

"Champion Performers", Olympic Supplement I, 1983

Box-folder  5:6

"1984 Olympic Preview", City Sports Magazine, August, 1983

Box-folder  6:7-16

Articles

Box-folder  6:7

Los Angeles Times, articles on past Olympic activities, personalities and rental of private homes to Olympic guests, January, 1984

Box-folder  6:8

Clippings, January, 1984

Box-folder  6:9

Pasadena Star-News, Special Olympic edition, February, 1984

Box-folder  6:10

ClippingsMarch, 1984

Box-folder  6:11

Pasadena Star-News articles, May, 1984

Box-folder  6:12-16

Newspaper clippings

Box-folder  6:12

June, 1984

Box-folder  6:13

July, 1984

Box-folder  6:14

Closing events and Olympic retrospectiveAugust,1984

Box-folder  6:15

Post Olympic articles from Los Angeles Herald and Pasadena Star-News, September, 1984

Box-folder  6:16

Articles appearing in 1985 newspapers; reminiscences of 1984 Olympics