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Bixler, Julius Seelye, 1894-1985


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Collection of James Brendan Connolly Materials

Identifier: CONNOLLY-1

The Connolly Collection contains the writings and personal library of James Brendan Connolly (1868-1957), an Irish-American author, athlete, politician, and correspondent.

Dates: 1891 - 1957

Collection of John Wesley Coombs Materials

Identifier: CAMS COOMBS-1
Abstract John Wesley ("Colby Jack") Coombs (1882-1957) was an early professional baseball player who set numerous records as a pitcher during his career with the Philadelphia Athletics, the Brooklyn Robins, and the Detroit Tigers. Following his playing career he was a successful coach of college baseball, notably at Duke University, and authored an influential guidebook for baseball instruction. The most successful professional athlete to come out of Colby, he was also the first student to graduate...
Dates: 1903 - 2006

Collection of Waldo Peirce Materials

Identifier: PEIRCE-1

The collection comprises letters, scrapbooks, and manuscript items by Waldo Peirce, an American painter, bohemian, and expatriate born in Bangor, Maine.

Dates: 1907 - 1970

Folder A1: to Julius Seelye Bixler, 1945 - 1949

Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains nine folders of correspondence relating to Coombs’ professional career as athlete, author, and coach, including correspondence with Colby College administrative officials and from Coombs’ associates, family members, and historians. The collection contains manuscripts and published writings by and about Coombs, including publisher’s flyers and promotional materials, order forms, and book jackets. More than 50 photographs, both mounted and unmounted prints and...
Dates: 1945 - 1949

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Collection 3
Archival Object 1
Photographs 2
Artists -- Maine 1
Bangor (Me.) 1
Baseball 1
Baseball -- Coaching 1

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