Guide to the Christopher J. J. Thiry Sports Card Collection, 1971-2006 UA.91.A2

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ULS Archives & Special Collections

Summary Information

Repository
ULS Archives & Special Collections
Title
Christopher J. J. Thiry Sports Card Collection
Creator
Thiry, Christopher J. J.
Collection Number
UA.91.A2
Date
1971-2006
Extent
0.2 linear feet (134 items)
Abstract
This is a collection of sports cards of University of Pittsburgh football and basketball players.

Preferred Citation

Christpher J. J. Thiry Sports Card Collection, UA.91.A.2, University Archives, Archives & Special Collections, University of Pittsburgh Library System

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Scope and Content Notes

This is a collection of 134 sports cards of 54 Pitt football and basketball players that had professional sports careers. It includes Mike Ditka, Tony Dorsett, Dan Marino, Larry Fitzgerald and Marty Schottenheimer among others.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

ULS Archives & Special Collections, September 2012

University of Pittsburgh Library System
Archives & Special Collections
Website: library.pitt.edu/archives-special-collections
412-648-3232 (ASC) | 412-648-8190 (Hillman)
Contact Us: www.library.pitt.edu/ask-archivist

Access Restrictions

The materials are open for researchers to use but under the strict supervision of the archives staff. Researchers are not allowed to access this material unattended and archives staff must review the material following each use.

Copyright

The University of Pittsburgh holds the property rights to the material in this collection, but the copyright may still be held by the original creator/author. Researchers are therefore advised to follow the regulations set forth in the U.S. Copyright Code when publishing, quoting, or reproducing material from this collection without the consent of the creator/author or that go beyond what is allowed by fair use.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Christopher J. J. Thiry on May 9, 2012.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Marianne Kasica on August 23, 2012.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • University of Pittsburgh. -- Basketball
  • University of Pittsburgh. -- Collectibles
  • University of Pittsburgh. -- Football

Genre(s)

  • Collecting cards
  • Memorabilia

Subject(s)

  • Basketball players -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh
  • Football players -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh
  • Sports
  • Sports -- Collectibles -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh
  • Sports cards -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh
  • Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh -- Collectibles
  • University of Pittsburgh

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Previous Citation

Christpher J. J. Thiry Sports Card Collection, UA.91.A.2, University Archives, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

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Collection Inventory

  BoxFolder
Football 11

Kevan Barlow (6); Troy Benson (2); Reuben Brown (2); Antonio Bryant (5); Gary Burley (1); Jon Carter (1); Matt Cavanaugh (1); Sam Clancy (1); Fred Cox (1); Dan Crossman (1); Jim Covert (3); Mike Ditka (3).

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Football 2

Chris Doleman (6); Tony Dorsett (1); Larry Fitzgerald (8); Bill Fralic (3); Sean Gilbert (2); Russ Grimm (2); Burt Grossman (3).

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  Folder
Football 3

Mark Gunn (1); Keith Hamilton (5); Craig Heyward (5); Fred Hoaglin (2); Steve Israel (4); Steve Jells (1); Randy Jackson (4); Greg Lee (2); Bill Maas (2); Paul Martha (1); Dan Marino (9); Curtis Martin (12); Ricardo McDonald (6).

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  Folder
Football and Basketball 5

Football: Mark May (2); Jerry Olsavsky (1); Tyler Palko (2); David Priestly (1); Darelle Revis (1); Curvin Richards (1); Tom Ricketts (1); Marty Schottenheimer (2); Marc Spindler (2); Ed Sharockman (1); Jim Sweeney (1); Kris Wilson (1); Tony Woods (2).

Basketball: Aaron Gray (1); Sean Miller (1); Darren Morningstar (1); Julius Page (1); Brian Shorter (1); Charles Smith (2); Chris Taft (1).

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