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Pat Yeomans Collection on Bill Henry and the History of the Olympics COL-128
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Box 1-4, 8-10

Bill Henry 1907-1990

Scope and Contents

This series includes newspaper clippings, photographs, notes, correspondence, and scrapbooks that relate to Yeoman's establishment of the Bill Henry Room at Occidental in 1970, and the production of Behind the Headlines with Bill Henry(Ward Ritchie Press, 1972), and 1939: Bill Henry's Wartime Diary (self-published, 1973).


Scope and Contents

Yeomans created scrapbooks of Henry's articles, correspondence, photographs, and other materials she gathered in researching her father.
Box 1

By the Way with Bill Henry 1931-1957

Physical Description: 4 scrapbooks
Box 1, 8

Behind the Headlines with Bill Henry 1970-1973

Physical Description: 10 scrapbooks
Box 2, 9

Bill Henry Room Documents 1933-1972

Physical Description: 12 scrapbooks
Box 3-4

Bill Henry Room files 1914-1990

Physical Description: 13 folders + 4 oversize mylar folders

Scope and Contents

These files contain newspaper clippings of articles by or about Henry, floor plans and location charts of the Bill Henry Room, Bill Henry Room presentation handouts and displays, photocopied letters from J.Q.A. Henry to Margaret Welndell Henry, Stanton family history charts, correspondence relating to the establishment of the Bill Henry Room, and copies of a graduate student paper entitled, Bill Henry: A Reporter and His Work, by Alan L. Mendau (California State University at Northridge, 1981).
Box 4

Photographs 1907-1962

Physical Description: 1 photo album + 4 folders

Scope and Contents

Photographs of Henry throughout his career, various Henry family members, and the Bill Henry Room.

This is Bill Henry, a Bear Creek Film by James Harrison. 1971

Physical Description: 1 16mm film, 4 8mm cartridges, 1 VHS tape

This is Bill Henry, by David Yeomans. 2007

Physical Description: 2 DVDs

This is Bill Henry interview audio, Harold Wagner and Pat Henry Yeomans circa 1970-1971

Physical Description: 2 cassette tapes
Box 5-7, 10-12

Olympic Games 1960-1990

Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, newsletters, and other research materials Yeomans collected in updating her father's book, An Approved History of the Olympic Games (Southern California Committee for the Olympic Games, 1976, 1981, and 1984 editions), Five Olympiads (Southern California Committee for the Olympic Games, 2001), Southern California Tennis Champions Centennial, 1887-1987: documents and anecdotes (Southern California Committee for the Olympic Games, 1987), a set of novelty playing cards for the 1984 Olympic Games produced by the Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee, and several self published works on the history of the Olympics. Also included are various programs, brochures, catalogs, magazines, newspapers, and other publications related to the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games.

50th Anniversary of the 1932 Olympic Games at Los Angeles [sound recording] 1982

Physical Description: 3 records

Xth Olympiad Los Angeles 1932 [sound recording] 1979

Physical Description: 2 record sets

1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games torch 1983

Box 10

Olympic Games memorabilia 1960-1984

Scope and Contents

Includes clothing, belt buckles, suspenders, pins, medals, ribbons, coins, beach balls, and flags from the 1960-1984 Olympic Games.
Box 12

Latino Olympians exhibit poster 1984