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CRA258 -- Joseph Kopcha Papers


0.50 Linear Feet
January 1987

Newsclippings constitute the largest series in this collection, describing the sports career of Dr. Joseph Kopcha, a former All-Pro guard for the Chicago Bears Football Club in the 1930s, the clippings also describe the many community activities performed by Dr. Kopcha. Community events also provide the focus for most of the photographs in the collection, events which included a number of local sports figures.

Researchers should note that additional materials about Joseph Kopcha are held by the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, USA.

Box File Description
1 1 Historical Information, Joseph Kopcha, 1980, n.d.
2 Correspondence, George S. Halas, 1976-1979
3 Correspondence, Indiana Pro Football Hall of Fame Induction, 1977
4 Correspondence, Pro Football Hall of Fame Nominations, 1981
5 Correspondence, General, (1968-1984)
6 Awards, Joseph Kopcha, 1979, 1982
7 News Articles, Joseph Kopcha, by Betty Ann Brownell, (1976-1980)
8 Articles, Joseph Kopcha, by Wirt Gammon, 1955, 1963, 1983, n.d.
9 Newsclippings, Indiana Pro Football Hall of Fame Induction, 1977
10 News Articles, Joseph Kopcha, by Blaine Marz, 1977-1984
11 Articles, Joseph Kopcha, Pro Football Career, (1930-1986)
12 Newsclippings, Joseph Kopcha and University of Chattanooga, 1982-1986
13 Newsclippings, General, Joseph Kopcha, (1970-1981)
14 Newsclippings, Silver Bell Club, 1975, (1981-1984)
15 Newsclippings, Gary Old Timers Athletic Association, 1970-1980, 1986
1 16 Newsclippings, Colleagues in Athletics, ca. 1979
17 Newsletter, The Coffin Corner, 1980-1986

Subject Tracings

  • Community Organizations
  • Gary Old Timers Athletic Association
  • Health
  • Kopcha, Joseph E.
  • Silver Bell Club
  • Sports