Laboratory School Athletics Records and Artifacts, ca. 1971-2011.

Collection Overview

Title: Laboratory School Athletics Records and Artifacts, ca. 1971-2011.

Record Series: 25/22/06

Creator: MPLS

Date: ca. 1971-2011

Extent: 7.5 linear feet, 9 boxes

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 Laboratory School Athletics Records and Artifacts collection, ca. 1971-2011, Archives Record Series 25/22/06, [box and folder number], University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa

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Historical Note

The material in Boxes 1-5 arrived in the University Archives after the closing of the Laboratory School in June 2012. Coach Bob Lee delivered Boxes 6-9 to the University Archives in July 2013. 

Scope and Content

The material in this collection consists of records and artifacts from the Malcolm Price Laboratory School athletics program.  Box 1 includes artifacts.  Boxes 2 through 6 include correspondence, records, and schedules relating to Iowa high school athletics governing associations, the Laboratory School Booster Club, and individual sports. Box 7 is an banner of swimming records. It is stored in the oversized area. Boxes 8 and 9 consists of detailed meet-by-meet records relating to track and cross country.


Item 3 - Basketball, with autographs of team members

Item 5 - Athletics letter, orange and black:  "N"

Item 6 - Cloth, 21" X 21", orange and black; NU High state basketball, '01, with panther

Item 7 - Basketball program, 8 1/2 X 11"; 2008 State Tournament basketball program, with signatures of NU players on cover

Item 8 - T-shirt, white with orange and black printing; N. U. High Panther Basketball, Panther Pack; with autographs, 2006

Metal plate, 12" X 3", meant to be attached to a plaque; 2009 District Champions State Quarter-Finals Class A

Metal plates, 11" X 1", meant to be suspended from a plaque

  • Basketball--Boys, 2007
  • Tennis--Boys, 2007
  • David Nielsen, Shannon McKenna, 2008
  • Golf--Boys, 2008
  • District 1-A, 2009
  • Basketball--Boys, Runner-Up, 2009
  • District 1-A, 2009
  • Substate 1-A, 2009
  • State 1-A Runner-Up, 2009
  • Tennis--Boys, Runner-Up, 2009
  • Golf--Boys, 2009
  • Baseball, 2009
  • Brad Denning, Bailey Carlisle, 2009
  • Baseball, 2010
  • Cross Country, 2010
  • Golf--Boys, Runner-Up, 2010
  • Johnny Hines, Meagan Schneider, 2010
  • Basketball--Boys, 2010
  • Basketball--Boys, 2011
  • Kyle Denning, Morgan Granger, 2011

Badge, Nick Crow in basketball uniform

Box 2


Iowa Girls' High School Athletic Union

Iowa High School Athletic Association

Booster Club, constitution, by-laws, finance, minutes, projects

Pepsi sponsorship

Box 3

Seasonal sports schedules and programs, 1971-2001

Box 4

Baseball, 1978-2009

Basketball--Boys, 1978-2011

Basketball--Girls, 1978-2011

Cheerleading, 1995-2004

Box 5

Cross Country, Girls

Cross County, Boys




Soccer, Girls

Soccer, Boys

Box 6


Tennis, Girls

Tennis, Boys

Track, Girls

Track, Boys


Box 7 - NOTE: Moved to Athletics Artifacts--shelved in Oversize area

Item 4 - Banner, 48" X 76", boys' and girls' swim team record holders.  Orange acrylic banner with black lettering.  Names of record holders detachable to allow for updates; latest record from 2002; some damage in transit

Box 8

Cross Country records, 1982-2004

Box 9

Track records, 1982-2002

Processing Information

Collection processed by University Archivist Gerald L. Peterson, February 2013;  updated, July 26, 2013 (GP). Updated by Library Associate Dave Hoing, February 2018. Linear feet updated September 20, 2017.

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