Answered By: Library Staff Last Updated: Mar 22, 2016 Views: 216
1. Look in the Library Catalog for books on the history of the sport. Start with a keyword search with the name of the sport and the word stem histor**
You can also modify the search by adding a more specific term:
If you find a relevant book, check its bibliography for more sources.
- ASSH Bulletin (1985-2004) (Not Peer Reviewed )
- College Football Historical Society Newsletter (1987-2006) (Peer Reviewed Status Unknown)
- Football Studies (1998-2004) (Peer Reviewed)
- International Sports Studies (1999-2000) (Peer Reviewed )
- Iron Game History (1990-2005) (Peer Reviewed)
- Journal of Olympic History (1992-2004) (Peer Reviewed Status Unknown)
- Journal of Sport History (1974-2003) (Peer Reviewed)
- NASSH Proceedings (1973-2003) (Peer Reviewed Status Unknown)
- Olympika (1992-2006) (Peer Reviewed)
- Sport in History (Peer Reviewed)
- Sporting Traditions (1984-2004) (Peer Reviewed)
- American Golfer (1908-1935) (Not Peer Reviewed)
- Baseball Magazine (1908-1920) (Not Peer Reviewed)
- Golf Illustrated & Outdoor America (1914-1928) (Not Peer Reviewed)
- Olympic Review (1901-2003) (Not Peer Reviewed)
- Révue Olympique (1894-2001) (Not Peer Reviewed)
- Outing (1883-1915) (Not Peer Reviewed)
- Soccer America (2000-2003) (Not Peer Reviewed)
- Sporting Life (1896-1898, 1904-1909, 1911-1914, 1917) (Not Peer Reviewed)
There are a lot of other specialized sports history publications avaialble. Scroll down the LA 84 search page to see a listing of them.
3. Look in the databases used for history research. You may have to look in all of them, as some sports histories are not well documented.
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