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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Content

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Memorabilia

News Clippings

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Lady Raiders:

An Inventory of Its Records, 1993-1995, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Texas Tech University
Title: Lady Raiders Records,
Dates: 1993-1995
Abstract: The collection contains mainly news clippings and memorabilia regarding the Lady Raiders from 1993-1995.
Collection # U 206.1
Quantity: 1 Box (0.5 linear feet)
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

The Lady Raiders is the women's basketball team at Texas Tech University. In March and April of 1993, the Lady Raiders won the Southwest Conference Post Basketball Tournament and the NCAA Championship.

The team is headed by noted basketball coach Marsha Sharp, who completed her 20th year with the university in 2002. Among her accomplishments is serving as head coach of the 1994 Olympic Festival West Team, which won a silver medal in St. Louis, and serving as head coach of the qualifying teams for the inaugural USA Basketball World Championships for Young Women in Brazil in 2002. The 1993 National Championship win by the Lady Raiders was the first for Texas Tech University, the team and its coach.

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Scope and Content

The collection contains news clippings from the 1993-1994 basketball season during which the Lady Raiders became NCAA champions, and collectible player cards. The Southwest Conference cards were issued by the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal while the NCAA Championship cards were issued by the Red Raider Club.

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Organization

The collection is arranged by alphabetical order.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research

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Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Persons)
Sharp, Marsha
Swoopes, Sheryl
Subjects (Organizations)
Texas Tech University
Texas Tech Lady Raiders (Basketball team)
Texas Tech University--Basketball
Subjects
Women basketball coaches--Texas--Lubbock
Sports--Texas--History
Sports--Texas--Lubbock
Women coaches (Athletics)--Texas--Lubbock

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Related Material

Athletics (Game Programs) Records, 1925-2001

Athletics (Media Guides) Records, 1942-2001

Sports Posters and Oversized Materials, 1976-2002

Sports Information Records, 1926-1996

Sports Information Records, 1996-1998

Sports Information Schedule and Trading Cards, 1928-2001

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Lady Raiders Records, 1993-1995, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Collection accession #(s):
1998-0164-B; 2002-0260-B; and 1995-0143-B

Gifts, 1995-2002

Processed by

Lynn Whitfield, 2002

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Collection Inventory

 

Memorabilia

box folder
1 1 SWC and NCAA Championship Collectable Cards [Marsha Sharp's card is autographed; two different Michi Atkins were autographed on 10/27/06 at the TTU Hall of Honor Dinner], 1993
1 Sheryl Swoopes Cards, 1993-1994
2 Envelopes Celebrating the Lady Raiders Win as NCAA National Champs (4 items), April 28, 1993

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News Clippings

box folder
1 3 News Clippings (1 of 3), 1993-1994
4 News Clippings (2 of 3), 1993-1994
5 News Clippings (3 of 3), 1993-1994
6 News Clippings [mainly focused on Sheryl Swoopes], 1995

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