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John B. Ermisch collection on Larry Bird and Kurt Thomas

Identifier: uac294

Scope and Contents

The John B. Ermisch collection on Larry Bird and Kirt Thomas is composed of newspaper clippings and magazine articles regarding Larry Bird's and Kirt Thomas' Indiana State University career.  The remaining objects are programs from games, autographed mementos, a scorecard from the NCAA 1979 men's basketball tournament, a restaurant menu, and a parking pass for the Indiana State University Hulman Center.  Nearly all of the contents of the collection relate to Larry Bird with a single folder containing publications regarding gymnast Kirt Thomas.


  • Created: 1977-1995
  • Other: Date acquired: 02/03/2014


Conditions Governing Access

Materials are open for research use with advance notice to the archivist.


0.50 Linear Feet

1 box other_unmapped

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Arrangement Note

Newspapers and publications are organized by publication title.  If title was not available, they are grouped by the article's title or caption.

Source of Acquisition

John B. Ermisch

Existence and Location of Originals

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Processing Information

When identified, staff grouped newspaper clippings and magazines by publication name.  Staff removed the autographed photograph from the picture frame, placed the photo in a folder, and disposed of the frame.

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Repository Details

Part of the University Archives Repository

Cunningham Memorial Library
510 N. 6 1/2 Street
Terre Haute 47809- US