Cornhusker State Games (Neb.) [RG0765.AM]


RG0765.AM:  Cornhusker State Games (Nebraska)

Publicity material:  1985-1991
Nebraska’s Annual Amateur Sports Festival
Size:  0.25 cu.ft.; 1 box


The Cornhusker State Games, Nebraska’s Amateur Sports Festival, were organized in 1985.  The first Games attracted more than 4000 athletes who competed in 19 sports.  By 1988, the Cornhusker State Games included nearly 15,000 competitors in 28 sport categories.  The Nebraska Sports Council sanctions, organizes, and operates the Games to promote amateur sports in the state.  The Games are held annually in July.


This collection consists of one box of publicity materials dating from 1985-1991.  Included are posters, entry handbooks, and souvenir programs for the Cornhusker State Games.

Acc.1989.0143;  1992.0048;  1992.0444


Box 1 – Publicity Materials:  Posters, entry handbooks, souvenir programs, 1985-1991


Subject headings:

Athletics — Nebraska
Cornhusker State Games (Nebraska)

AIP/ksa                         01-1990
PJE/pje                        02-1992
kfk/dco                     01-15-2004

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