Marvin Alton Melville papers, 1950-2001  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Melville, Marvin A.
Title
Marvin Alton Melville papers
Dates
1950-2001 (inclusive)
Quantity
18.75 linear feet
Collection Number
Accn1246
Summary
The Marvin Alton Melville papers (1950-2001) contain scrapbooks, newspaper and magazine articles, correspondence, meeting minutes, and other documents concerning the United States Ski Association (USSA), particularly the Alpine Competition Committee, of which Melville was the chairman, and its dealings with different ski associations such as the International Ski Federation (FIS). The collection also contains material on the 1956, 1960, and 1964 Olympics.
Repository
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
84112-0860
Telephone: 801-581-8863
SPCreference@lists.utah.edu
Access Restrictions

Twenty-four hour advanced notice encouraged. Materials must be used on-site. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Marvin Melville (b. 1935) is well-known in the circles of skiing competition. He began skiing at the age of ten and raced competitively through junior high and high school. Melville skied for the University of Utah and was a member of the 1956 and 1960 Olympic ski teams. He coached at the University of Utah and assisted in coaching the 1964 Olympic ski team.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Marvin Alton Melville papers (1950-2001) contain scrapbooks, newspaper and magazine articles, correspondence, meeting minutes, and other documents concerning the United States Ski Association (USSA), particularly the Alpine Competition Committee, of which Melville was the chairman, and its dealings with different ski associations such as the International Ski Federation (FIS). The collection also contains material on the 1956, 1960, and 1964 Olympics.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

The library does not claim to control copyright for all materials in the collection. An individual depicted in a reproduction has privacy rights as outlined in Title 45 CFR, part 46 (Protection of Human Subjects). For further information, please review the J. Willard Marriott Library’s Use Agreement and Reproduction Request forms.

Preferred Citation

Initial Citation: Marvin Alton Melville papers, Accn 1246, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Following Citations: Accn 1246.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

PersonalReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1
Awards, Recognition
1 2
United States Army
1 3
Biographical Information
1 4
Sun Valley Ski Club
1 5
Biathlon
1 6
Cycling
1 7
Utah Summer Games
1998-1999

USSA Alpine Competition CommitteeReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
2 1
Correspondence
1969-1971
2 2-3
Cheat Letter Correspondence
2 4
Board of Directors
2 5
Directories
1965-1971
2 6
A History
2 7
By-Laws, Far West
2 8
Recreation Benefit Direction
2 9
United States Ski Team
2 10
United States Ski Educational Foundation, Trustees
2 11
Scholarship Committee
2 12
Ski Industries America
2 13
United States Olympic Committee
3 1
School Competition
3 2
Eligibility
3 3
Committee, National Seeding
3 4
Officials, Course Approval
3 5
Ski Area Operators
3 6
Sanction Requests
3 7
Alpine Officials
3 8
Alpine Competition Guide
1994
4
USSA Alpine Competition Committee
1969-1970

USSA Alpine Competition Committee, FISReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box Folder
5 1-2
Point Committee
5 3-4
Downhill, Slalom
5 5-6
Competition Rules Handbooks

USSA Alpine Competition Committee, CoachesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
6 1
USSA Coaches System
6 2
Don Henderson, Men's Alpine Ski Team
USSA Men's Alpine ski coach.
6 3
Dennis Agee, Women's Alpine Ski Team
USSA Women's Alpine ski coach.
6 4
Hank Tauber
USSA Women's Alpine ski coach.
6 5
Willy Shaeffler
USSA Alpine Program Director.
6 6
Al Raine
Canada's National Alpine Ski Team coach.
6 7
Head Alpine Coach, Annual Report
1966

USSA Masters Alpine CompetitionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
7 1
National Veterans Championships
Folder 2 is not listed on the original inventory. It may contain similar information to folder 1.
7 3
Regionals
7 4
Intermountain
7 5
Nationals, Bend Oregon
1989
7 6
Nationals, Vail Colorado
1991
7 7
Nationals, Jackson Wyoming
1993
7 8
Nationals, Big Sky Montana
1994
7 9
Nationals, Alyeska Alaska
1995
7 10
Nationals, Sunday River Maine
1996
8 1
Nationals, Sun Valley Idaho
2001
8 2
Internationals
8 3
World Criterium
8 4
Nationals, Meri Stratton
Alpine Masters Coordinator.
8 5
Division Cup, Seeding
8 6
Cross Country
8 7
Spyder
This folder contains documents concerning Spyder Active Sports, Inc.
8 8-9
National Committee
9 1-2
Bob Bernard, FIS, Miscellaneous
Chairman USSA Masters Alpine Committee.
9 3
Sponsorship
9 4
Fund Raising
9 5
Committee Meeting Minutes
9 6
Handbooks
9 7
Miscellaneous

University of UtahReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
10 1
National Collegiate Athletics Association
10 2-3
University of Utah Skiing
10 5-6
University of Utah Ski Team
1963-1967

General MaterialsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
11
National Skiing Magazine
1955-1958
Folder
12 1-2
Ski Races
1952-2001
12 3
Olympics
12 4
Alpine Training School
12 5
Miscellaneous

PublicationsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
13 1
David Kemp, Skiers' Song Book
1950
13 2
Conrad Brown, Skiing For Beginners
1951
13 3
Ente Nazionale Industrie Turistiche, Italy's Book of Days
1960

OversizeReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
14
Scrapbook
1949-1953
15
Scrapbook
1952-1960
16
Scrapbook
1959-1965
17
Laminated News Clippings
18
News Clippings

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Skis and skiing--Periodicals
  • Skis and skiing--Utah--History--Sources
  • Winter Olympics
  • Personal Names :
  • Melville, Marvin A.--Archives