James Naismith First Day Cover, 1961

Collection Overview

Title: James Naismith First Day Cover, 1961

Record Series: 00/32/01

Creator: Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame

Date: 1961

Extent: 0.209 linear feet, 1 box

Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa.

Language: This material is entirely in English.

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Preferred Citation: [Identification of item] in the James Naismith First Day Cover collection, 1961, Archives Record Series 00/32/01, University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa

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Scope and Content

This collection consists of an envelope with the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Official First Day Cover printed on the left side, and a $.04 Naismith 1861-1961 postage stamp on the right.  The envelope was cancelled on November 6, 1961, in Springfield, MA.  Enclosed in the envelope is a description of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, which is located on the Springfield College campus.


Box 1


The envelope and letter

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Susan A. Bayse, Library Assistant, November 1997. Prepared for the web by Assistant Archivist Dustin Witsman, January 2015. Updated by Library Associate Dave Hoing, October 2017 and February 2018. Linear Feet update August 7, 2017.

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