Don Schmidt Collection of NC State Athletics Memorabilia 1975-2000

Summary
Contents
Names/subjects
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Creator
Schmidt, Don
Size
6.325 linear feet (3 cartons, 1 archival box, 2 archival half boxes, 3 cardboxes, 1 flatfolder)
Call number
MC 00462

The Don Schmidt Collection of NC State Athletics Memorabilia includes rugs, newspaper clippings, magazines, bumper stickers, basketball cards, keychains, buttons and pins, media guides, and other artifacts related to the history of NC State Athletics, primarily the Men's Basketball program. Materials range in date from 1975 to 2000.

Don Schmidt is an NC State alumnus and employee in Outreach, Communications, & Consulting. He and his family have collected NC State athletics memorabilia since the 1970s.

Biographical/historical note

Don Schmidt is an NC State employee in Outreach, Communications, & Consulting. He and his family have collected NC State athletics memorabilia since the 1970s.

Scope/content

The Don Schmidt Collection of NC State Athletics Memorabilia includes rugs, newspaper clippings, magazines, bumper stickers, basketball cards, keychains, buttons and pins, media guides, and other artifacts related to the history of NC State Athletics, primarily the Men's Basketball program. Materials range in date from 1975 to 2000.

Arrangement

This collection has not yet received full archival processing. Materials are arranged in the order received.

Use of these materials

The nature of the NC State University Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NC State University Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Don Schmidt Collection of NC State Athletics Memorabilia, MC 00462, Special Collections Research Center, NC State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Gift of Don Schmidt, 2012 (Accession 2012.0248)

Processing information

Processed by Cathy Dorin-Black, 2012 October; Finding aid written by Cathy Dorin-Black, 2012 October.

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Handmade rug featuring Wolf mascot undated (Accession 2012.0248)
Carton 1
"Wolfpack Tracks" record with a note and autograph from Wally Ausley 1983 (Accession 2012.0248)
Carton 1
Official NC State leaf bag undated (Accession 2012.0248)
Carton 1
Rally towel, reads "Go Pack!" undated (Accession 2012.0248)
Carton 1
Newspaper clippings regarding Jim Valvano circa 1993 (Accession 2012.0248)
Carton 1
Rug, reads "This is Wolfpack Country, North Carolina State University" undated (Accession 2012.0248)
Carton 1
Cotton throw blanket, reads "NC State University Wolfpack" with Wolf mascot circa 1990s (Accession 2012.0248)
Carton 1
Bumper stickers 1983, 1990s (Accession 2012.0248)
Carton 1
Basketball cards 1987-1991 (Accession 2012.0248)
Card box 2
Wolfpack notepads undated (Accession 2012.0248)
Card box 3
Basketball cards 1999-2000 (Accession 2012.0248)
Card box 3
NC State keychains undated (Accession 2012.0248)
Card box 3
Ceramic Wolf mascot undated (Accession 2012.0248)
Card box 3
Mug, reads "N.C. State Wolfpack, National Champions, '83" with a basketball going through a net 1983 (Accession 2012.0248)
Card box 3
Magazines and newspaper clippings pertaining to Wolfpack athletics 1975-1999 (Accession 2012.0248)
Half box 4
Statuette of an NC State player shooting a basketball at a goal post (small) undated (Accession 2012.0248)
Box 5
Statuette of an NC State player shooting a basketball at a goal post (large) undated (Accession 2012.0248)
Box 5
Poster, reads "N.C.S.U. Wolfpack" with Wolf wearing a football uniform undated (Accession 2012.0247)
Flat folder 6
NC State keychains 1983, undated (Accession 2012.0299)
Carton 7
Wolfpack pins/buttons undated (Accession 2012.0299)
Carton 7
Wolfpack pens and pencils undated (Accession 2012.0299)
Carton 7
NC State decals/bumper stickers undated (Accession 2012.0299)
Carton 7
Wolf mascot magnet undated (Accession 2012.0299)
Carton 7
Headbands, read "NCSU" and "N.C. State" undated (Accession 2012.0299)
Carton 7
NC State shoelace undated (Accession 2012.0299)
Carton 7
ACC Basketball Tournament Champions Collections Cards, limited edition 40 card set 1992 (Accession 2012.0299)
Carton 7
"Wolfpack Blend" ground coffee undated (Accession 2012.0299)
Carton 7
Canister, reads "N.C. State Wolfpack" 1992 (Accession 2012.0299)
Carton 7
Rally towels, read "Wolfpack, Just Do It" undated (Accession 2012.0299)
Carton 7
Basketball with Wolf's head and "Wolfpack," autographed by the 1990-1991 Men's Basketball Team circa 1990-circa 1991 (Accession 2012.0299)
Carton 7
Plaque with Wolf mascot, reads "N.C. State, Wolfpack" with plate that reads "Gary Dornburg" underneath undated (Accession 2012.0299)
Carton 7
Trophy with plate that reads "North Carolina State University, 1990-1991" 1990-1991 (Accession 2012.0299)
Carton 7
Cassette tapes (2) entitled "The Cardiac Kids," narrated by Wally Ausley with his autograph 1983 (Accession 2012.0299)
Access to Collection

Use copies must be made prior to patron use.

Carton 7
Men's basketball cards 1982, circa 1989, 1990-1991, 1991-1992 (Accession 2012.0299)
Note

Some cards are autographed.

Card box 8
Wolfpack playing cards undated (Accession 2012.0299)
Card box 8
NC State Basketball Media Guide 1989-1990 (Accession 2012.0299)
Half box 9
NC State Basketball Media Guide 1991-1992 (Accession 2012.0299)
Half box 9
NC State Basketball Media Guide 1992-1993 (Accession 2012.0299)
Half box 9
NC State Basketball Program: Duke (February 21, 1990) - Wake Forest (March 4, 1990) 1990 (Accession 2012.0299)
Note

Cover reads "Wally Ausley, 30 Years 'The Voice of the Wolfpack,'" and is autographed by Ausley.

Half box 9
NC State Football Media Guide 1989 (Accession 2012.0299)
Half box 9
Basketball autographed by Jim Valvano circa 1980-circa 1990 (Accession 2012.0299)
Carton 10
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Access to the collection

This collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice. Because of the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access to digital files may require additional advanced notice.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Don Schmidt Collection of NC State Athletics Memorabilia, MC 00462, NC State University Libraries Special Collections Research Center

Use of these materials

The nature of the NC State University Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NC State University Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.