Rowing Collection

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Rowing Collection
Creator:
Call Number: UA22
Dates: 1983-2009, undated
Physical Description: 3.25 linear feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: University of Rochester Archives

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Bibliography
Content List
Correspondence and Meeting Minutes, 1983-2003, undated
Newspapers, 1989-2009
Stickers
Regatta Booklets, 1984-2007
Photographs, 1982-2001, undated
Regattas
Social Events
Practices and Workouts
Collection Overview
Title: Rowing Collection
Call Number: UA22
Dates: 1983-2009, undated
Physical Description: 3.25 linear feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: University of Rochester Archives

Biographical/Historical Note
Gary Stockman, Rob Kallman, and Gary Bradhering, all members of the Class of 1983, started petitioning for a rowing team in 1981. George M. Angle, avid rower and former vice president of public affairs at the University of Rochester, helped mentor, advise, and raise funds for a program. With the support of Angle and others--including Richard U. and Elaine P. Wilson, and Allen Rosenburg, a former Olympic rowing coach--the three students raised enough money and recruited enough students to make rowing a sport at the University. The first coach of the team was Tom Welch, who continued to grow the team and lead it to more regattas.

Angle also co-founded the Bausch and Lomb Invitational Regatta in 1989, which was organized jointly by Rochester Institute of Technology and the University of Rochester. Its name changed in 1996 to the Stonehurst Capital Invitational Regatta and in 2006 to the Head of the Genesee Regatta. In 2007, the Genesee Waterways Center took over its management.

Rowing Team alumni, including Stockman, established Friends of UR Rowing (formerly Friends of UR Crew) with help from Angle in the early 1980s. The group fundraises for the team, recruits new players, and connects alumni and current players.

Scope and Content
This collection contains materials related to the University Rowing program (formerly the Crew team). It consists of five series: Correspondence and Meeting Minutes, Newspapers and Clippings, Stickers, Regatta Booklets, and Photographs. Photographs are divided into subseries that focus on Social Events, Practices and Workouts, and Regattas.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Materials were transferred in 2016 by Heather Goerlich, assistant coach of Women's Rowing and John Gaskin, director of Rowing. Also included are papers donated by Edward Fox (Class of 1991) and photographs from other alumni.Access
For access to this collection, please contact the University of Rochester Archives (archives@library.rochester.edu) at least two business days prior to your planned visit.

Use
To request reproductions or permission to publish materials from the collection, please contact the University of Rochester Archives (archives@library.rochester.edu). Researchers may be responsible for determining any copyright questions.



Citation
[Item title, item date], Rowing Collection, UA22, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of RochesterBibliography
"History." Rochester Crew. University of Rochester. Accessed 26 January 2018.

Stauffer, A. K. "Down by the Riverside." Rochester Review, Summer 1983, pages 10-13.


Administrative Information
Author: Miranda Zammarelli (Class of 2020)
Publisher: University of Rochester Archives
Address: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation
River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
500 Joseph C. Wilson Blvd.
Rochester, New York 14627-0055
archives@library.rochester.edu

Finding aid publication date: 2018
Content List
Correspondence and Meeting Minutes, 1983-2003, undated
Box 1, Folder 1Correspondence, 1983-1984
Includes correspondence about team social events, donations, fundraising, recruitment, and race results, as well as information about the Head of the Connecticut Regatta.

Box 1, Folder 2Correspondence, 1985, 1989, 1998, undated
Includes correspondence about team social events, donations, fundraising, and recruitment. Also includes an invitation list for dedication ceremonies and invitations to the Premier Hall of Fame Dinner.

Box 1, Folder 3Friends of Rowing, 1983-1984, 2003
Includes minutes and agendas from Friends of UR Crew meetings, a printed list of the University's club sports, a newspaper article from 1984, and a Rochester Review from 1983.

Newspapers, 1989-2009
Flat Box 1, Folder 1Newspapers, 1989-2009
Stickers
Box 1, Folder 4Stickers
Regatta Booklets, 1984-2007
Some regatta booklets have additional papers inserted between the pages. Sticky notes attached to booklets were photocopied and then removed for preservation reasons in 2018.

Box 1, Folder 5Head of the Schuylkill Regatta Booklets, 1984
Box 1, Folder 6Bausch and Lomb Invitational Regatta Booklets, 1989-1995
Also includes a card asking about donations and a "Guide to Morning Starting Times and Order of Crews."

Box 1, Folder 7Bausch and Lomb Invitational Regatta and Stonehurst Capital Invitational Regatta Booklets, 1996-2002
Also includes a biography of Coach William McLean, a history of the Rowing Team, and race schedules.

Box 1, Folder 8Stonehurst Capital Invitational Regatta and Head of the Genesee Invitational Regatta Booklets, 2003-2007
Also includes a race schedule.

Photographs, 1982-2001, undated
Regattas
Flat Box 1, Folder 2Regattas, 1998
Box 1, Folder 9Regattas, 1999
Box 3, Folder 103-195Regattas, 1994-1998, 2001 undated
Social Events
Box 2, Folder 1-105Social Events, 1991, 1998-1999, undated
Practices and Workouts
Box 2, Folder 106-251Practices and Workouts, 1982-1983, 1997-1998, 2000, undated
Box 3, Folder 1-102Practices and Workouts, undated


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