Richard Schaap Papers,[1962-1969?]

Collection Number: 3036

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Richard Schaap papers, [1962-1969?].
Collection Number:
3036
Creator:
Richard Schaap, 1934-
Quantity:
11.4 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Research notes, newspaper clippings, tape recordings and typed transcripts, manuscripts, and other materials.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Includes research notes, newspaper clippings, tape recordings and typed transcriptions, drafts of articles and books, and related material from Schaap's career as an author and editor. Also includes material regarding drug addiction and research material concerning Robert F. Kennedy.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Schaap was born in New York City on September 27, 1934. He earned a B.S. from Cornell University in 1955 and an M.S. in journalism from Columbia University in 1956. He was sports editor, then general editor, then senior editor for Newsweek from 1956-1963, and in 1964 became city editor of the New York Herald Tribune. He wrote articles for Sports Illustrated, the Saturday Evening Post, and other magazines. His books include Mickey Mantle - Indispensable Yankee; Paul Hornung - Pro Football's Golden Boy; An Illustrated History of the Olympics; Instant Replay (about Jerry Kramer); RFK; and Turned On. He also edited autobiographies of Joe Namath, Frank Beard, and Tom Seaver.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Includes research notes, newspaper clippings, tape recordings and typed transcriptions, drafts of articles and books, and related material from Schaap's career as an author and editor. Also includes material regarding drug addiction, and research material concerning Robert F. Kennedy.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Schaap, Richard, 1934-
Beard, Frank.
Hornung, Paul, 1935-
Kennedy, Robert F. (Robert Francis), 1925-1968.
Kramer, Jerry, 1936-
Mantle, Mickey, 1931-
Namath, Joe Willie, 1943-
Seaver, Tom, 1944-
Schaap, Richard, 1934- . Illustrated history of the Olympics.
Schaap, Richard, 1934- . Instant replay.
Schaap, Richard, 1934- . Mickey Mantle-indispensable Yankee.
Schaap, Richard, 1934- . Paul Hornung-pro football's golden boy.
Schaap, Richard, 1934- . RFK.
Schaap, Richard, 1934- . Turned on.

Subjects:
Sports.
Sports journalism.
Drug abuse.
Narcotic habit.
Authors.
Editors.
Sportswriters.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Access Restrictions:
Restricted to permission of the archivist.
Restrictions on use:
Copies of documents may be made only with permission of the archivist and only for research purposes.
Copyright retained by donor.
Cite As:
Richard Schaap papers, #3036. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Box 1 Folder 1
Jim Taylor (small box)
Box 1 Folder 2
Las Vegas (small box)
Box 1 Folder 3
Baseball notes and typescripts (Mets)
Box 2
Bill Freehan - "Behind the Mask" (baseball diary) -- notes and typescript
Box 2
Bo Jackson - "Bo Knows Bo, The Autobiography of a Ballplayer" -- annotated typescript
Box 3 Folder 1
David Merrick (small box)
Box 3 Folder 2
The Magus (small box)
Box 3 Folder 3
Miami (small box)
Box 3 Folder 4
Stirling Moss (small box)
Box 3 Folder 5
Mets (small box)
Box 4 Folder 1
Jerry Kramer - 1st draft (small box)
Box 4 Folder 2
Jerry Kramer - #2 transcripts and notes (small box)
Box 4 Folder 3
Jerry Kramer #1 - typescripts (small box)
Box 4 Folder 4
Transcripts - "Farewell to Football"
Box 4 Folder
Sports Illustrated, January 15, 1968
Box 5 Folder 1
Kramer #1 tapes (small box)
Box 5 Folder 2
Kramer #2 transcript and notes (small box)
Box 5 Folder 3
Olympics materials - notes
Box 6 Folder 1
Frank Beard - "Diary of a Golfer" - transcript (small box)
Box 6 Folder 2
Frank Beard - carbons and research materials (small box)
Box 6 Folder 3
Olympics materials, master galleys
Box 7 Folder 1
Baseball - Mets
Box 8 Folder 1
Namath - extra chapters and pieces (small box)
Box 8 Folder 2
Namath - spare materials (small box)
Box 8 Folder 3
Namath - typescripts, etc.
Box 9 Folder 1
History of the Olympics - typescript
Box 9 Folder 2
Robert F. Kennedy - typescript
Box 9 Folder 3
R. F. K. and "Storm Over Asia" - galleys
Box 9 Folder 4
"Turned On" - typescripts and notes
Box 9 Folder 5
R. F. K. "blues" (small box)
Box 10 Folder 1
R. F. K. (small box)
Notes, writings, and other information on Robert Kennedy.
Box 10 Folder 2
Used and unused tapes 1962 (small box)
Audio tapes from interviews. Some of the names include Sterling Moss and Steve McQueen at Sebring, Jim Taylor, Ralph Nelson. Tony Quinn, Gene Saks, Porter Van Zandt, Jason Robards, Herb Gardner, Fred Coe, Arthur Cantor, 1,000 Clowns, Sandy Dennis, Connie Francis, Erick Friedman, Ralph Ginzburg, Howie Williams, Ron Kramer, and others
Box 10
Notebooks, some probably from interviews
Box 10 Folder 4
Beard - May 1 [yellow] (small box)
Notes, writings, and other information on Frank Beard.
Box 10 Folder 5
Sign-out slip: "1 box - out 3-8" (no year) [N. D.'s hand]
Box 11 Folder 1
Newspapers (small box)
Box 11 Folder 2
Joe Namath material (small box)
Box 11 Folder 3
Fugazy (small box)
Box 11 Folder 4
Namath galleys & typescripts
Box 12
Proofs for Joe Namath autobiography, I Can't Wait Until Tomorrow... 'Cause I Get Better-Looking Every Day.
Box 12
Proofs for An Illustrated History of the Olympics