Naismith

Items in the Naismith Collection

Athletics scrapbook pertaining to Professor Barnjum, 1864-1909
Page of news clippings and flyer on James Naismith and the invention of basketball Page 57, titled “James Naismith, 1890”

Minutes of the Board of Governors, McGill University
Entry for March 22, 1889; continuation of James Naismith’s appointment as Instructor in Gymnastics for the session 1889-1890

Minutes of the Board of Governors, McGill University <br />
Entry September 15, 1888<br />
Minutes of the Board of Governors, McGill University
Entry September 15, 1888; James Naismith appointed as Instructor in Gymnastics
Volume covering 1881-1891, p.350
Pen and ink on paper

Minutes of the Board of Governors, McGill University <br />
Entry for September 26, 1890
Minutes of the Board of Governors, McGill University
Entry for September 26, 1890; letter of resignation of James Naismith indicating his intention to study in Springfield, Massachusetts, addressed to Principal and Vice-Chancellor William Dawson…

Minutes of the McGill University Athletic Association<br />
Cover page; October 8, 1884 <br />
Minutes of the McGill University Athletic Association
Cover page; October 8, 1884 concerning the formation of McGill University Athletic Association
Volume covering 1884-1896, p. 3
Pen and ink on paper
Records of the Department of Athletics and…

Minutes of the McGill University Athletic Association<br />
Entry for February 6, 1886
Minutes of the McGill University Athletic Association
Entry for February 6, 1886 concerning elected representatives to Executive Committee, including James Naismith
Volume covering 1884-1896, p. 65, detail
Pen and ink on paper
Records of the…

McGill University football team
McGill University football team, including James Naismith (middle row, far right)
Inscribed verso in pen and ink: MCGILL FOOTBALL TEAM which played against VARSITY in TORONTO, November 7th, 1885.
Inscribed verso with players names, including James…

McGill University football team, including James Naismith
McGill University football team, including James Naismith (middle row, far right). Inscribed on verso: #25 McGill Football Team, which played against Varsity in Toronto, November 7th, 1885


McGill University senior football team, including James Naismith (seated, far left)
McGill University senior football team, including James Naismith (seated, far left)
Photograph, print mounted on card
Inscribed verso with players’ names, including J. Naismith, Arts 88.
Accession: 0000-0090.04.27 Department of Physical…

Interior of the gymnasium at Burnside Hall, McGill University
Interior of the gymnasium at Burnside Hall, McGill University
Photograph, print mounted on card