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West Virginia Mountaineers (Basketball team)


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Jerry West Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3884
Overview Papers of basketball icon Jerry West and research papers of author Jonathan Coleman for his collaboration on the autobiography of West. Jerry West, born in Chelyan, West Virginia in 1938, played basketball for West Virginia University (WVU) and rose to fame as a player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA) before turning to basketball coaching and management. The collection includes materials that West loaned to Coleman for use in co-authoring the book ...
Dates: 1938-2016, undated; Majority of material found within 1950-2011

Kittie Blakemore Papers

Collection Number: A&M 5274
Scope and Contents Papers relating to the life and career of West Virginia University women's atheltics trailblazer Kittie Blakemore. Kittie Blakemore is most well known for spearheading the formation of what would later become the Women's Athletics program at WVU alongside Dr. Wincie Ann Carruth after the introduction of Title IX by the federal government in 1972, which guarantees equal opportunities for everyone, regardless of sex or gender. Blakemore also started coaching women's basketball at WVU in...
Dates: 1969-1990

West Virginia University, Athletics Communications, Records

Collection Number: A&M 5209
Scope and Contents This collection includes broadcast recordings on cassette tapes, publications, scrapbooks, photographs, and other records and papers pertaining to West Virginia University Athletics Communications Office and their published works mainly regarding WVU football, men's basketball, and baseball. Cassette tapes include audio recordings of radio broadcasts of WVU men's basketball, women's basketball, and football games.Publications include media guides, score cards, and...
Dates: 1944-2014, undated; Majority of material found within 1980-2000

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