University of Worcester Research Collections - Basketball Heritage Collection
The Basketball Heritage Collection contains a very wide range of material covering the sport in the USA, Europe and the UK, as well as material relating to the Olympics. Types of material in the collection is varied and includes: magazines; newsletters; newspaper clippings; match and tournament programmes; match statistics; yearbooks; rule books and coaching manuals, as well as a small number of books.
The Collection has a great range of information covering English basketball – both Junior and Senior Leagues from the early 1960s to the early 2010s – international basketball, coaching and the development of statistical notations used in the sport. It also holds a great number of statistical notations from both English and International games throughout the 1960s to the 2010s. Another feature is a wide range of newspaper clippings covering topics including game results, team changes, TV and basketball, sponsorship and youth basketball.
The Basketball Heritage Collection was deposited at the University of Worcester in 2015 by John Atkinson and supplemented by additional material from Jenny Collins.