Collection ASU0301 - University of Miami Archives Orange Bowl Collection

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University of Miami Archives Orange Bowl Collection


  • 1984-2014 (Creation)


1 Box

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The University of Miami’s Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is dedicated to developing and supporting its student-athletes in their efforts to achieve personal, academic and athletic excellence.

The Miami Hurricanes football team represents the University of Miami in the sport of American football.  The program began in 1926 and they have won five AP national championships in 1983, 1987, 1989, 1991, and 2001.

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The Orange Bowl is an annual American college football bowl game played at Sun Life Stadium in Miami, Florida.  It has been played annually since January 1, 1935 and celebrated its 75th playing on January 1, 2009.

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The collection consists of photographs, publications, pamphlets and other items on the history of the Orange Bowl donated by the University of Miami Athletics to the University Archives from the 1980s to present.

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Folder 1: Publication "The Orange Bowl 50th Anniversary (1984)" *3 copies

Folder 2: Booklet "1984 Orange Bowl Classic Miami vs. Nebraska: *3 copies

Folder 3: Booklet "Orange Bowl 50 Celebration: 1935-1984" *2 copies

Folder 4: Booklet "50th Annual Orange Bowl Festival: *2 copies

Folder 5: Sports Illustrated, January 9, 1984 Issue titled "Miracle in Miami." *1 copy

Folder 6: Brochures, flyers and other promotional items from the 50th celebration.

Folder 7: Publication "Celebrating 75 Years: Orange Bowl Committee, 75th Anniversary," which also contains a DVD "Reflections in Orange: Celebrating 75 Years" published in 2008.  *1 copy each

Folder 8: 1 DVD disc titled "Orange Bowl Commercial 11/10/2007" in 30 seconds

Folder 9: 7 CDs which contain historical images and a PDF document titled "Remembering the Orange Bowl 11/10/2007"

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  • English

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Official website "Orange Bowl Community"

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