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University Archives: Athletics Compendium

The staff of the University Archives has compiled summaries of these aspects of intercollegiate athletics programs of Case Institute of Technology, Western Reserve University, and Case Western Reserve University:

alphabetical list of Case, WRU, and CWRU varsity head coaches (1880-2000)
links to picture and details of each coach's service: sports coached, years, school, and career records

Case, WRU, and CWRU team colors and dates they were used

chart of Case, WRU, and CWRU conference memberships (1902-2002)

images of Case, WRU and CWRU mascots and dates they were used

Merger of Case and WRU Intercollegiate Varsity Teams
chronological list of each sport's merger (1969-1972)

how Case, WRU, and CWRU team names were chosen and dates they were used

Season Records
years Case, WRU and CWRU fielded varsity teams in each sport (1880-2000)
links to details of each sport: season record, opponents, head coaches, game dates, locations, and scores

All sources used are in the Archives and may be consulted in the Archives.

We used:

These Kinds of Records
media guides
newspaper clippings
press releases
student handbooks
student newspapers
student yearbooks
That Were Created By
Case Athletic Association
Case Athletic Director
Case students
CWRU Sports Information Director
CWRU students
WRU Athletic Director
WRU Sports Information Director
WRU students
Organized in These Series
School Records
Case Student Handbooks, 1898-1978
[searched only 1898-1967]
WRU/CWRU Student Handbooks, 1897-2003
[searched only 1897-1937]
Case Student Yearbooks, 1896-1972
WRU/CWRU Student Yearbooks, 1884-2001
[searched only 1884-1997]
Case Student Newspaper, Case Tech,
1903-1979 [searched only 1903-1922]
CWRU Sports Information Director, 1969-1997
Case Case Athletic Association, 1900-1947
WRU Athletic Director, 1946-1970
WRU/CWRU Athletic Publications, 1969-1979
Case Athletics, 1897-1967
WRU Athletics, 1921-1969
[searched only box 8]
WRU Baseball, 1947-1969
CWRU Baseball, 1983
Case Basketball, 1940-1971
WRU Basketball, 1897-1971
WRU/CWRU Men's Basketball, 1958-2002
CWRU Women's Basketball, 1979-1988
Case Cross Country, 1940-1970
WRU Cross Country, 1950-1966
CWRU Cross Country, 1975-1989
Case Fencing, 1940-1969
WRU Fencing, 1969-1970
Case Football, 1902-1970
WRU Football, 1890-1970
Case Golf, 1948-1971
WRU/CWRU Golf, 1950-1975
Case Hockey, 1940-1941
Case Soccer, 1953-1970
Case Swimming, 1915-1970
Case Tennis, 1941-1971
Case Track, 1941-1971
WRU Adelbert College Field Day, 1886-1904
Case Wrestling, 1929-1971
WRU Wrestling, 1950-1966

Collections FAQ

Why isn't the book on the shelf?
Find out where a book is before you go to the shelf. Search the Case Catalog to see what it says like
- "Check Shelves" (look on the shelves, find it, & check it out);
- "Just Checked In" (ask staff for help, it's nearby, but too soon to be back on the shelves yet);
- "Off Campus" (out at an OhioLINK school);
- "Due mm/dd/yyyy" (it’s checked out until that date.) 
Tip: If it is not available, order an OhioLINK copy
Can I return books to a different Library?

Return Case or OhioLINK items to any Case library, yes. Case libraries have different hours, so your book might not get checked in on the day you return it if you use a bookdrop.

Return the CPL@Case-KSL books only to KSL, so the collection is here for you & others. Case libraries are not responsible for returning other local libraries’ books. Returning public library books here will not check them off of your account at those libraries.

What does "Check Shelves" mean?
"Check Shelves" means it is supposed to be on the shelf. If it isn’t there, double-check what the Case Catalog currently says to make sure that nobody else has checked it out or has kept it out too long.
How long does reshelving take?
The times are different, depending on what is being reshelved and what time of semester it is. KSL goal: to reshelve journals within 24 weekday hours, reshelve books within 48 hours. During peak times (end of semester) the time can be longer. Ask staff at the Main Service Desk for help.
How do I reserve a book?
Books are on the shelves for anyone who needs them, and are not reserved for individual use. If our book is checked out, order a copy from the OhioLINK.
Where are the UL Storage Stacks?
KSL has a university center half a mile from KSL, where lesser used or brittle books are kept, and the catalog search screen will display "UL Storage." You can visit the Center during daytime hours, or use an online request form to bring back the item to KSL. The center is now called RRCC (Retrospective Research Collections Center.)
Can I get a book or video on a specific date?
Yes, Case faculty, staff, & students can find out more details and use a convenient online request form for Book a Video or DVD  (KSL’s other collections are available only on a first-come basis for everyone, and cannot be booked ahead of time.)
What does a Book on Order mean? When will it get here?
When the catalog item displays “1 copy ordered for (library name)” the item is already in the library getting the final processing labels, etc., and will soon be on the shelf! Ask staff if there are other copies avaialable in OhioLINK in the meantime, or if you have an urgent need.
What is a PIN?
Your PIN is not assigned, you choose what it is and enter it on the Case Catalog at “View Your Library Record,” following the instructions. A Case Library PIN is a Personal Identification Number that protects your information, just like your bank ATM asks for a similar security PIN.
How do I get a library account & where can I look at it?
Case faculty, staff, and students automatically have online library accounts. You can look at it on the Case Catalog under “View your library record.” Use your library account to renew items on line and keep track of what you have checked out or ordered from OhioLINK or RRCC or Iron Mountain sites. Your Case ID is your library card!

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