Holland Donan, Class of 1951, Papers
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Holland "Hollie" Donan, class of 1951, played defensive tackle for the Princeton Tigers from 1948-1950. After graduating with a degree in History, Donan married in 1951, and served in the U.S. Army Transportation Corps from 1951-1953. He worked as an insurance broker in Manhattan for the remainder of his career. Donan was named "Lineman of the Year" in 1950 by the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association, and was inducted into the National Football Hall of Fame in 1984.
Consists of newspaper clippings, correspondence, and photographs relating to Donan's football career at Princeton and his 1984 induction into the National Football Hall of Fame. Also included is a Princeton Varsity mug inscribed with Donan's name.
Gift of Holland Donan in 2011.
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Series 1: Holland Donan Papers consists of newspaper clippings, correspondence, and photographs relating to Donan's football career at Princeton and his 1984 induction into the National Football Hall of Fame. Also included is a Princeton Varsity mug inscribed with Donan's name.
The materials in Series 1: Holland Donan Papers, 1952-1984 remain in their original order; no particular arrangement has been applied.Physical Description