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Alexander Leitch Football notes collection


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Leitch, Alexander, 1900-

Alexander Leitch was a member of the Princeton Class of 1924 and an administrator at Princeton University for the entirety of his professional career, most notably holding the Office of the Secretary from 1936 to 1966. Following his retirement from the University, he assembled A Princeton Companion, a reference work containing 400 articles on Princeton life and traditions.

Consists of extensive notes taken by Alexander Leitch as background for the "Football" entry of his encyclopedia A Princeton Companion, including the reproduced anecdotes of several early football players, clippings, and a bibliography.

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Collection Inventory

Alexander Leitch Football Notes Collection, 1974-1975. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

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