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Contact Infomation:

Special Collections

MSU  Libraries

366 W. Circle Drive

East Lansing, MI 48824



URL: http://specialcollections.lib.msu.edu

Date Received:

October 2013

Date Processed:


Acquisitions Information:

Acquired in October 2013.

Preferred Citation:

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information:  Box number, Folder number and/or title, [Soccer in Africa : postcard collection],  MSS 198, Special Collections, MSU Libraries, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Copyright Notice:

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this archive, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Usage Restrictions:

There are no restrictions on the access of this collection.

Photoduplication Restrictions:

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Collection Summary:

Eleven postcards with scenes from soccer matches and posed team pictures. Photograph depicts play from an Africa Cup match between Ethiopia and Burundi, date unknown in one folder.

Historical Background:

Postcards and photographs from a various African Football (soccer) games, dates unknown but most likely in the 1950s.

Processing Note:

Processed by Leslie M. Behm, December 2013


1 Dakar - Le Public au Football
2 Dakar - Une Partie de Football
3 Kisii Medical Department Football Team
4 Meilleurs Joeux du Djoliba A.C. de Bamako
5 [Unidentified football team and referees]
6 Football at Likoma Island
7 Tananarive Une fête sportive à Mahamasina
8 King's School, Uganda v Kikuyu
9 [Unidentified local football team circa 1950s]
10 [Photograph : football team]
11 [Photograph : football team near the goal posts]
12 "It was a colorful sight, the Ethiopia-Burundi match for the Africa Cup in Addis Ababa Stadium, always under the watchful eye of the military. Burundi's team was dressed in striped black and white jerseys for the occasion. The results of the game, held this Sunday, 1-1. Ethiopia was represented by the Eritrean team, the 'Lions of Asmara'"--Photograph verso.

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