Wednesday, February 1, 2012

A Date in Cornell Basketball History: Collectibles from 1904-1905

Continuing our series, A Date in Cornell Basketball History, below some collectibles from the 1904-1905 season. Above, the December 9, 1904 issue of the Cornell Daily Sun features the basketball team on the front page and previews the team's game in the old Armory against Dartmouth.

Above and below, pages from Cornell Basketball's 1904-1905 season program. The team's funding was an issue for most of the campaign.

Below, the Cornell Daily Sun on April 19, 1905 advertises a benefit to help raise money for the young Cornell Basketball program.

Below, a ticket stub to the Cornell Basketball and Fencing benefit scheduled for April 20, 1905 at Sibley Hall.

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