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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Separated Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

Accession 2016-172

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Buddy Atkinson Collection, 1941-2014



Descriptive Summary

Creator Atkinson, Buddy
Title Buddy Atkinson Collection
Dates: 1941-2014
Accession No. 97-313; 2016-172
OCLC No.: 39395174
Extent 16 ft., 10 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin .

Biographical Note

Buddy Atkinson was an early performer in the sport of roller derby and later worked as a promoter.

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Scope and Contents

Collection consists of videotapes, promotional materials, interviews, roller derby publications, business plans and proposals, correspondence, photos, and posters of roller derby events and includes jackets and skates. Also included in the collection are performer agreements and press releases.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions

This collection is stored remotely; advance notice required for retrieval; contact repository.

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Index Terms

Subjects
Atkinson, Buddy, Jr.--Archives.
World Roller Federation--Archives.
Roller derbies--Archives.
Roller-skating.

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Related Material

Forms part of the Touring Entertainment Industry Archive.

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Separated Material

Some material has been separated to the Artifacts Collection.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Buddy Atkinson Collection, 1941-2014, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Inventory

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97-313/1 (06196619) 1 1/2 inch video tape:
World Roller Federation:
Tape #1
Tape #2
Tape #3
Tape #4
Tape #5
Tape #6
Tape #7
Tape #8
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97-313/2 (06196608) 1 1/2 inch video tape:
#007, PGM 7, Derby, January 26, 1990
#008, PGM 8, Derby, January 27, 1990
#009, PGM 9, Derby, January 27, 1990
#010, PGM 10, Derby, January 27, 1990
TNT Pull, Bowling Green, Ohio, PGM 2, day 1, August 18, 1989
World Roller Federation, express 109, edit master, 58:30, April 5, 1990
World Roller Federation, express 110, edit master, 58:30, April 12, 1990
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97-313/3 (06196324) 1 1/2 inch video tape:
World Roller Federation:
#1 PGM, record master, September 24, 1989
express 113, edit master, 58:30, April 6, 1990
#003, PGM 3, January 24, 1990
#004, PGM 4, January 24, 1990
#005, PGM 5, Pleasonton, California, January 26, 1990
#006, PGM 6, Pleasonton, California, January 26, 1990
#006, PGM 6, continued, derby, January 26, 1990
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97-313/4 (06196620) 1 1/2 inch video tape:
#001, ISO 1, January 23, 1990
#004, ISO 4, Match Race, January 24, 1990
Interviews, January 24, 1990
#008, ISO 8, derby, January 27, 1990
Promotionals, January 27, 1990
World Roller Federation:
Express 108, edit master, 58:30, March 30, 1990
Express 111, edit master, 58:30, April 13, 1990
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97-313/5 (06196630) 1 1/2 inch video tape:
#002, ISO 2, January 23, 1990
#003, ISO 3, January 24, 1990
#005, ISO 5, Pleasonton, California, January 26, 1990
#006, ISO 6, PGM 6, roller derby January 26, 1990,
Head shots, World Roller Federation, talking heads, January 24-27, 1990
World Roller Federation:
Express 107, edit master, 58:30, March 29, 1990
Express 112, edit master, 58:30, May 3, 1990
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97-313/6 (06196663) 1 1/2 inch video tape:
World Roller Federation:
Show #2, PGM record, September 24, 1989
#3, PGM record, September 24, 1989
#001, PGM 1, January 23, 1990
#002, PGM 2, January 23, 1990
#009, ISO 9, derby, January 27, 1990
#010, ISO 10, derby, January 27, 1990
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97-313/7 (06196641) 1 1/2 inch video tape:
#007, ISO 7, derby, January 26, 1990
First generation:
World Roller Federation 101, raw
World Roller Federation 102, raw
World Roller Federation 102, edited
Show 3
World Roller Federation, head shots
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97-313/8 (06196652) Beta video tape:
World Roller Federation:
Promotional
Tape 1, camera 1
Tape 1, camera 1, #1, February 13, 1994
Tape 1, camera 1, #5, 2nd week, February 27, 1994
Tape 1, camera 2, #S1, warm ups, 1st week, no shoot
Tape 1, camera 2, #6, high angle outside and infield, February 27, 1994
Cut with audio, tape #7
Tape 2, camera 1, #4, infield shots and out side ground, February 27, 1994
Tape 2, camera 2
Tape 3, camera 2
16mm audio tape:
Roller derby, :30, 1 take, 7.5 IPS, August 18, 1993
World Roller Federation, :30 spot, 7.5 IPS, 2 TRK, take 9, June 9, 1993
TNT, episodic promotionals #114, 115, 116, 15 IPS stereo 1/2 TRK
Tufftrax, episodic promotionals #125, 126, 15 IPS stereo 1/2 TRK
3/4 inch video tape:
World Roller Federation:
Promotional and demonstration tape
:30, master p. s.,
TV spot, Deerfield T/center, :30 seconds
Colors 1X :30
Tampa spot 1X :30
Express demo, Andrews Entertainment
Demo 2:44
TRT 2:44, November 24, 1992
Express demo master 2:44
Roller Challenge promotional spot, Tampa, :30 second spot
Roller Challenge promotional spot, :30 second spot
Roller Challenge promotional spot, Daytona game, :30 second spot
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97-313/9 (06196030) World Roller Federation:
Performer agreement, 1989-1990:
A-F
G-L
M-P
Miscellaneous
Press release
Acknowledgements, 1989
Signed contracts
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2.325/K75c Roller derby posters:
Oakland Coliseum and San Francisco Cow Palace
Sam Houston Coliseum
Buffalo Memorial Auditorium
Rochester Mayo Clinic Auditorium
Redding Auditorium
Diablo Valley College
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2.325/P11c World Roller Federation Express, edit master [V1-K tapes]:
101, 58:30, revised March 9, 1990
102, 58:30, March 14, 1990
103, 58:30, March 15, 1990
104, 58:30, March 16, 1990
105, 58:30, March 21, 1990
106, 58:30, March 23, 1990
World Federation pilot, 102, channel 1, mixed; channel 2, NO/VO

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Accession 2016-172

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2016-172/1 Assorted roller derby publications, 1941-2014
Banked Track News, 1999-2002
Roller derby newsletters, 1974-1980
Roller derby clippings and articles, 1960-1973, 1998-1999
Rollermania, 1986
Roller Bowler, 1975
Western Skating Derby, 1988-1992
Roller Challenge, 1994 and undated
Roller Jam, 1998-2000
Skater information, 1971-1990
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2016-172/2 Concession reports, 1972-1973
Calendars and schedules, 1998
Forms and regulations, 1989 and undated
Skate schedules and lineups, 1972
Roller derby release forms, undated
Forms, schedules and calendars, 1971-1975
Schedules and forms, 1971-1985
Roller derby expenses, correspondence and operating agreement, 1967-1975, 1988
Skating training materials, 1990-1999
United Banked Track league, 1975
World Roller Federation information, 1993
Southeast Championship Skating operating manual, 1988
Championship roller derby, 1997
Texas derby proposal, [ca. 1986]
National Skating Association business plan, 1996
Roller derby notes, undated
Training center proposal, 1989-1995
Proposals and business plans, 1987-1993
Business plans and contracts, 1987-1989
Proposal for new roller derby league, 1989
Proposal, 1991
Business proposals, 1992-2007
Las Vegas proposal, 1994-1995
Plans for a banked skating track, 1993-1993
Roller derby league proposal, 1989
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2016-172/3 Correspondence with Mark Holbreich, undated
Myra Ritchey correspondence, 1999-2000
Correspondence, 1960-1999
Roller games, 1974
Philadelphia training school, 1974
Japan, 1992-2000
Rollertek worksheets and back up figures Rollersports, 1990-1994
Calendar, 1974
Roller derby reunion, 1986
Postcards and hotel brochures, 1959-1972
Pencil drawing of Buddy Atkinson, undated
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2W50 Spin Magazine, January 1999
Roller Rage magazine, 1941
Ladies of the WSL calendar, 2000
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2016-172/4 Photos
Photos of skaters, 1970 and undated
Photos of Philadelphia Warriors, 1969-1974
Photos of Chicago Pioneers, [ca. 1970s]
Photos of roller derby players (Pioneers and Warriors), 1970-1974
Photos of roller derby teams (Pioneers, Bay Bombers, Warriors, Eastern Warriors), 1971-1972 and undated
Photos of the Chiefs after their last game, September 2, 1967
Roller Jam promotional team photos, [ca. 1999]
Roller Jam, 1999-2000
Sanford, Florida Jam, 1999
Photos of roller derby players, [ca. 1950s-1960s]
Photos of roller derby players, 1950-1974, 1992
Photos of roller derby players, 1966-1971, [ca. 1990]
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2016-172/5 Photos of roller derby players, 1967-1972 and undated
Negatives of skating on the road, 1967
All-stars, 1995
Ocean Center, Daytona Beach, September 17, 1993
Japan photos, 1968, [ca. 1992]
Hawaii, 1965-1970
Puerto Rico, 1972
Photos of Philadelphia training school, 1974-1975
Photos of Roller Games, 1974
Family photos, 1999
Assorted roller derby photos, undated
Photos from Myra Ritchey correspondence, undated
Photos of roller derby track, 1949-1950 and undated
Assorted photos and negatives, 1957-1973 and undated
Assorted photos, May 1988
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3W95b [RESTRICTED] Hawaii, 1965-1970
(Photos are damaged.)
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2016-172/6 A/V materials
Show #16: Quakes/Dice and Quakes/Sundogs, April 29, 1999
Show #17: Enforcers vs. Hustlers and Enforcers vs. Quakes, May 7, 1999
Tape #3: World Roller Federation 1st and 2nd camera angles , September 17, 1993
Training school, 1994
#6: 2nd week WRF, February 27, 1994
(2 VHS tapes).
Roller Jam (238), January 19, 2000
Cindy tape for training, November 9-11, 1993
(3 VHS tapes).
Final, February 28, 1994
317 VHS, undated
Tease 313 , undated
Roller Derby Roller Bowler Long Beach, 1975
Test tape first training center shots, November 1993
(2 VHS tapes).
315, undated
Show #19: Quakes/Enforcers and Quakes/Sundogs, May 21, 1999
Show #13: Rustlers/Quakes and Enforcers/Quakes, April 9, 1999
Show #26: Dice/Sundogs and Quakes/Enforcers, [ca. 1999]
Show #20: Rustlers/Dice and Sundogs/Dice, May 28, 1999
Roller Jam: CBS Saturday Morning; Entertainment Tonight; Access Hollywood, January 1999
Season 2 show 2: Sundogs/Texas and Dice/Texas, September 10, 1999
Show #15: Sundogs/Quakes and Sundogs/Enforcers, April 23, 1999
Show #11: Enforcers/Rustlers and Enforcers/Quakes, March 26, 1999
Season 2, show 8: Dice/Quakes and Dice/Enforcers, October 15, 1999
Season 2, show 7: Quakes/Sundogs and Enforcers/Rustlers, October 8, 1999
Show #22: Sundogs/Quakes and Enforcers/Quakes, June 11, 1999
Roller Jam (236), January 19, 2000
(2 VHS tapes).
Freedom (New Tek), 1997
Today Show: Buddy-Sean; Roseanne Show: Sean-Dean; Donnie-Marie Show: Sean-Dean, February-May 1999
Season 2, show 2: Dice/Riot and Enforcers/Quakes, September 3, 1999
Season 2, show 4: Quakes/Riot and Enforcers/Sundogs, September 17, 1999
Show #6: Sundogs/Enforcers and Quakes/Enforcers, February 12, 1999
World Roller Federation Bombers vs. Renegades, September 24, 1989
World Roller Federation Roller Challenge Demo tape, April 1994
Track pad colors, undated
Game, school training; World Roller Federation tape #5; Training series tape #6, February 1994
(3 VHS tapes).
Training series tape #6, February-March 1994
TNN- video assist one black shoe, undated
World Roller Federation Show #2, undated
World Roller Federation show #3:, undated
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2016-172/7 World Roller Federation Shows #101 and #102, September 24, 1989
#5: 2nd week WRF, February 27, 1994
Daily Show: Roller Jam, March 10, 1999
World Roller Federation Final , February 28, 1994
Training center, October 1993
World Roller Federation promo, undated
World Roller Federation Roller Challenge, Daytona, Tampa and Pensacola, undated
Tape #3: Practice/scrimmage roller derby; Tape #4: Training school scrimmage; Tape #4: training school, November-January 1993
World Roller Federation: Daytona, September 17, 1993
(2 VHS tapes).
Tape #3: Practices/scrimmage roller derby; Tape #4: Training school scrimmage; Tape #5 Training school, November-January 1994
WRF Roller Challenge: Tampa Sundome, September 10, 1993
Test tape first training, November 1993
World Roller Federation, undated
Roller derby training school games, undated
World Roller Federation promo tape- Roller Challenge, April 10, 1994
WRF, 1981-1990
Show #23: Enforcers/Texas, Enforcers/Dice, June 18, 1999
All Star, June 3, 1995
World Roller Federation promo tape, April 4, 1994
Roller derby 59, January 1987
Tape #3: World Roller Federation (Daytona), September 17, 1993
Tape #1: World Roller Federation (Daytona), September 17, 1993
Poughkeepsie raw shoot- Bombers/Stars, April 25, 1986
Western Skating Derby League, undated
Roller Challenge promo shot, Daytona, Pensacola and Tampa, undated
Braves vs. Red Devils and Chiefs vs. Pioneers, 1975-1978
WRF promos, 1989
Rollermania, undated
Interview, "People are talking," undated
World Roller Federation training school spot: "Tampa Spot," undated
unlabeled VHS tape, undated
Bombers vs. Chiefs; Bombers vs. Pioneers; Bombers vs. Pioneers, June-August 1973
Roller Derby: Stars vs. Express, February 1987
WRF, 1989
Roller derby training center, April 1995
Roller derby (movie) and LA Aztecs vs. S.F. Bombers, April 27, 1995
WRF Promo Blinda, 1989
WRF school-Daytona-Twins, February 27, 1994
WRF Game, School training, February 1994
Promo: I'm Going to Knock You Out, undated
WRF training demo tape, February 1994
IRSL, 1977-1978
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2016-172/8 World Roller Federation- Deerfield school promo, undated
Show 12: Hot Dice/Sundogs and Enforcers/Sundogs, April 2, 1999
Roller Jam #7: Florida Sundogs/Las Vegas Dice and Enforcers/Texas Rustlers, February 27, 1999
unlabeled VHS tape, undated
(2 VHS tapes).
Show 14: Sundogs/Hot Dice and Sundogs/Enforcers, April 16, 1999
Show 25: Quakes/Dice and Enforcers/Sundogs, July 2, 1999
Season 2, show 6: Sundogs/Rustlers and Enforcers/Riot, October 1, 1999
TNN WSL documentary; Roller Jam, December 26, 1998
World Roller Federation: Master Field "Brenda," February 15, 1990
Final Promo tape in Florida training center, March 1994
Roller Challenge promo spot: Daytona, Tampa and Pensacola spots, undated
(3 VHS tapes).
Tape #1: World Roller Federation (Daytona), September 17, 1993
World Roller Federation: Miami Renegades vs. California Bombers, September 24, 1989
#4: 2nd week infield shots/outside ground, February 27, 1994
#6: 2nd week WRF high angle outside and infield shots, February 27, 1994
World Roller Federation: Edit A; Edit B; Edit C, undated
(2 VHS tapes).
Roller Jam Show #8: Quakes/Dice and Enforcers/Dice, March 5, 1999
Game #21: Enforcers vs. Hot Dice and Enforcers vs. Rustlers, June 4, 1999
Tape #2: World Roller Federation (Daytona), September 17, 1993
World Roller Federation Roller Challenge: Daytona, Tampa and Pensacola, undated
Show #18: Sundogs/Dice and Sundogs/Enforcers, May 14, 1999
Roller derby practice/scrimmage, December 7, 1993
World Roller Federation show #103: Irvine California, September 24, 1989
Show #9: Quakes/Sundogs and Sundogs/NY Enforcers, March 12, 1999
NaviGator concrete installation video, undated
Show #10: Quakes/Dice and Quakes/Sundogs, March 19, 1999
Test tape first training, November 1993
Inside Roller Jam, undated
#5: 2nd week WRF, February 27, 1994
#8: Product tape, February 28, 1994
Roller Jam show #5: Sundogs/Quakes and Enforcers/Quakes, February 13, 1999
Season 2, show 5: Dice/Riot and Quakes/Enforcers, September 24, 1999
Roller Jam: Today Show (Buddy and Sean), February 16, 1999
Show #24: Quakes/Sundogs and Dice/Rustlers, June 25, 1999
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2016-172/9 WRF #1, undated
(3 VHS tapes).
WRF #2, undated
WRF #3, undated
(2 VHS tapes).
WRF #4, February 27, 1994
(2 VHS tapes).
WRF #5, February 27, 1994
(2 VHS tapes).
WRF #6, February 27, 1994
(2 VHS tapes).
WRF #8, February 28, 1994
(2 VHS tapes).
#8a, February 28, 1994
WRF #51, undated
WRF #104-111, undated
WRF #113, undated
U-matic tapes
World Roller Federation (Daytona), September 17, 1993
(3 U-matic tapes).
World Roller Federation show #104-R: Detroit Blaze vs. New York Thunder, July 13, 1990
CD's
Roller games interviews (1969-1974) vol. 1-3, undated

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