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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Content

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Charts

Correspondence

Directory

Financial Materials

Newspapers

Periodicals

Periodicals

Photographs

Printed Materials

Printed Materials

Sound Recordings

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Bo Carter:

An Inventory of His papers, 1976-2007 and undated, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Carter, Bo
Title: Bo Carter Papers,
Dates: 1976-2007 and undated
Abstract: The collection consists of charts, correspondence, directory, financial material, newspapers, periodicals, photographs, and printed material.
Collection # S 1791.1
Quantity: 3 boxes (3 linear feet)
Language English
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

Bo Carter was the Media Relations Director for the Big 12 Conference until his retirement in 2006. He also worked for the Southwest Conference before its demise in 1997-98, totaling 20 years of total service in both conferences. In 2005, Carter was elected to the College Sports Information Directors of America Hall of Fame.

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Scope and Content

The papers of Bo Carter consists of charts, correspondence, directory, financial material, newspapers, periodicals, photographs, and printed material related to his career in the Southwest Conference and the Big 12. These include media guides, meeting agendas, NCAA stats and standings and rosters, and similar material.

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Organization

The collection is arranged alphabetically by series, then by folder title.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Some archival collections may be housed in storage outside of the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library building. Requests to retrieve such materials may take up to 10 business days to complete. Please contact our Reference Department to arrange retrieval.

Audio, video, and film recordings may not be immediately accessible due to format, condition, or copyright status. All items must be digitized prior to patron use. Because not all collections materials have been digitized, please contact the Reference Archivist at least 10 days prior to arrival in order to coordinate digitization. Though we can digitize much of our holdings within two weeks, some media may be fragile and require specialized digitization outsourcing, which can take up to three months for completion.

Use Restrictions

Copyright is retained by either the archives or the creators and authors of items in this collection, as stipulated by U.S. copyright law.

Duplication requests are limited by departmental policies. Please contact our Reference Department for further information.

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Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Persons)
Carter, Bo.
Subjects (Organizations)
Big 12 Conference.
National Collegiate Athletic Association.
Southwest Conference (U.S.)
Subjects
Baseball.
Basketball.
College sports--History.
Football.

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Related Materials:

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library:
  • Big 12 Conference Records, 1995-
  • Media Guides of the Big 12 Conference
  • NCAA Collection Records, 1939-1997
  • Southwest Athletic Conference Records, 1916-1996 and undated
  • Southwest Conference Photograph Collection, SWCPC 598
Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library Oral History Collection:
  • Bo Carter oral history [sound recording], 1997
  • Harold Lahar oral history [sound recording], 1997
  • Peggy Maxwell oral history [sound recording], 1997
  • Pete Cawthon, Jr. oral history [sound recording], undated
  • Southwest Conference oral history [sound recording], 1956
  • Many more oral histories may be found among our oral history abstracts as well as among our oral history transcripts.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Bo Carter Papers, 1976-2007 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Accession Information

Collection accession #(s):
2000-0233-A, 2006-0055-B, 2010-0096-B

Gifts, 2000-2010

Processing Information

Processed by: Andrew Lloyd, 2013

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Collection Inventory

Charts

Box Folder
1 1 NCAA Baseball Scorebook,2006

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Correspondence

Box Folder
1 2 Emails/Letters, 1997-2006

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Directory

Box Folder
1 3 Baseball Writers, 2006
4 Football Writers Association of America, 1990-1991
5 NCBWA Members, 2003-2006

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Financial Materials

Box Folder
1 6 Receipts, 2002-2007

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Newspapers

Box Folder
1 7 Articles, 1983-2005
8 USA Baseball, 2000-2001

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Periodicals

Box Folder
1 9 Big 12 and Pac 10 Football Preview Media Guides, 1997-2006
10 Big 12 and Southwest Conference Record Books, 1986-2007
11 Big 12 Baseball Media Guides, 1989-2004
12 Big 12 Basketball Media Guides,1990-1998
13 Big 12 Football Media Guides, 1992-2004
14 Big 12 Women’s Basketball Media Guides, 1994-2004
15 Memorabilia Magazines and Pamphlets, 1994-2006
16 Missouri Valley Conference Baseball Media Guide, 2005

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Periodicals

Box Folder
2 1 Mississippi State Media Guides, 1976-2001
2 National Collegiate Baseball Writers Newsletter, 1999-2006
3 NCAA Basketball Championship Media Guides, 1996-2001
4 Southwest Conference Calendar, 1992-1993
5 Sports Articles, 1994-2006
6 Texas Rangers Media Guides and Pamphlet, 1993-2000
7 Texas Tech Football Media Guide, 1996

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Photographs

Box Folder
2 8 Brooks Wallace Banquet, 2005
9 Murphy Portfolio, undated
10 Unknown, undated

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Printed Materials

Box Folder
2 11 Award Nominations, 2002-2005
12 Baseball America, 1997
13 Baseball Polls, 2001-2004
14 Big 12 Baseball Statistics,1997-2006
15 Big 12 Competitive Success Summary, 1996-2005
16 Big 12 Conference Baseball Schedule, 1993-2000
17 Big 12 Conference Distinguished Alumni, undated
18 Big 12 Conference Itineraries and Supplement Notes, 2006
19 Big 12 Media Relations, 2005
20 Big 12 Meeting Agendas, 2002-2006
21 Big 12 Soccer, 2003-2005
22 Broadcasting Fees, 2003-2005
23 Business Cards, undated
24 College Sports Information Directors of America, 1980-1989
25 College Sports Southeast, 1999-2001
26 Cotton Bowl, 1995-1997
27 Dick Howser Trophy, 1998-1999
28 Disney Pigskin Classic III, 1992
29 East Carolina University Baseball, 2006
30 Football Administrative Handbook,2006
31 Johnny Bench Award, 2000
32 Media Directory, undated
33 National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association, 1997-2006

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Printed Materials

Box Folder
3 1 NCAA Baseball, 2000-2006
2 NCAA Baseball Guides, 2002-2004
3 NCAA Baseball Records, 2005
4 NCAA Baseball Rosters, 2005-2006
5 NCAA Baseball Standings/Rankings, 1996-2005
6 NCAA Basketball, 2003-2006
7 NCAA Conferences,2005-2006
8 NCAA Cross Country, 2004
9 NCAA Golf, 2004-2006
10 NCAA Gymnastics, 2004-2005
11 NCAA Softball, 2005
12 NCAA Swimming and Diving, 2004-2006
13 NCAA Team Statistics, 1995-2005
14 NCAA Tennis, 2005
15 NCAA Tournament Brackets,2003-2006
16 NCAA Track and Field, 2005-2006
17 NCAA Wrestling, 2004-2005
18 Proposed Big 12 Reorganization, undated
19 The Smith Award, 1996
20 Sports Publishing, LLC, undated
21 Texas Tech Football Records, 2005
22 University of Oklahoma Baseball, 2006
23 University of Oklahoma Baseball Rosters, 2005-2006
24 Wilbur Snypp Award, 1995-1997

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Sound Recordings

Box Folder
3 25 Radio Show and Commercials, undated

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