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Collection of 1967 Rose Bowl Materials

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 1, Placement: 02
Identifier: MSP 189

Scope and Contents

The Collection of 1967 Rose Bowl Materials (1966-1967; 0.025 cubic feet) documents the Purdue football team’s participation in the Rose Bowl. The materials also include information on the associated Rose Bowl parade and the event itself. Although the collection is small, it provides a fairly complete account of the Rose Bowl, its participants, and associated events. Missing from the collection is an account of the game itself, although this information can be found in related collections. This collection would be useful to researchers interested in sports or football history, material culture of the 1960s, or the Rose Bowl. Types of materials include papers, pamphlets, and promotional materials. The collection is organized in a single series.


  • 1966-1967

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Some copyrights may belong to the respective publishers of the materials, please see an archivist for further details.

Biographical or Historical Information

The 1967 Rose Bowl hosted Purdue University in their first appearance and the University of Southern California in their fourteenth.  Purdue’s Boilermakers narrowly won the contest with a final score of 14-13.  During the 1966-1967 season, University of Southern California was also beaten by the University of Notre Dame, who went on to be declared the National Champions.  Purdue’s quarterback, Bob Griese, was commended for his game play and went on to play in the National Football League.   
MSP 160 Purdue University Athletics collection “Bowl History;” Purdue Reamer Club. A University of Tradition: the Spirit of Purdue. West Lafayette: Purdue University Press. 2013.


0.025 Cubic Feet (One legal-sized folder with eight items, housed in a communal collections box.)


Miscellaneous publications and publicity materials relating to the Purdue football team’s participation in the 1967 Rose Bowl.

Source of Acquisition

Attic Storage

Method of Acquisition


Related Materials

MSP 160, Purdue University Athletics collection

Related Publications

Purdue Reamer Club. A University of Tradition: the Spirit of Purdue.
Collection of 1967 Rose Bowl Materials
Under Review
Virginia Pleasant
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Edition statement
2nd edition. Collection description was first completed 2015-07-13.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States