This post was written by Ted O'Reilly, Head of the Manuscript Department.
Within the Historical Society’s holdings is a series of remarkable scrapbooks kept by Charles H. Sherrill, a New York lawyer, later American ambassador to Argentina and Turkey, and a member of the United States Olympic Committee. The scrapbooks begin not long after his graduation from Yale in 1889 (where he introduced the crouching start in track & field) and contain an interesting amalgamation of ephemera,...Read More
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