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Hockey Club of North Texas Collection, 1981-1982 | University Archives

By Perri Hamilton

Collection Overview

Title: Hockey Club of North Texas Collection, 1981-1982Add to your cart.
ID: 02/23/U0479
Primary Creator: Hockey Club of North Texas (1981 - 1982)
Extent: 3.0 Boxes
Arrangement: The documents retain the arrangement in the scrapbook.
Date Acquired: 00/00/2013
Languages: English

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This collection contains a scrapbook that documents the founding of a hockey club at the University of North Texas. The Hockey Club was active for one year, 1981-1982.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The founding and activities of the Hockey Club of North Texas is documented in a scrapbook that was created by the faculty sponsor and coach, Dr. William Powers. The collection has newsletters, clippings, some correspondence, and a poster.

Administrative Information

Repository: University Archives
Access Restrictions: This collection is not restricted.
Use Restrictions: Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Archives and Rare Books department.  Copyright restrictions may apply.
Physical Access Note: This collectin is stored of-site and requires a minimum of 24 hour notice prior to use.
Acquisition Source: Dr. William Powers
Acquisition Method: Gift
Preferred Citation: Hockey Club of North Texas Collection, University of North Texas Archives and Rare Books.

Box and Folder Listing

Browse by Box:

Box 1: Hockey Club of North Texas Collection Scrapbook, 1981-1982Add to your cart.
The contents of the Hockey Club of North Texas's scrapbook is held in this box.
Barcode: 100314
Folder 1: Page 1, 1981Add to your cart.
This folder contains a business card (Hockey Hero) and a handbill announcing a "Hockey Jockey Meeting" for June 3.
Items: 2
Folder 2: Page 2, 1981Add to your cart.
"The Hockey Hero News" edition 1, June 23, 1981, a newsletter for the Hockey Club, announces the acceptance of the club into the Southwestern Collegiate Hockey Conference. There are also articles requesting individuals join the Booster Club for the team, a list of students who participated in the off-season scrimmage, as well as on other club business.
Sheets: 2
Folder 3: Page 3, no dateAdd to your cart.
A clipping from an unidentified newspaper that has a photograph of Bob Bird, the team goalkeeper.
Items: 3
Folder 4: Page 5, 1981Add to your cart.
A letter from Dr. Ladislav P. Novak to Dr. William Powers with information on the Southwestern Collegiate Hockey Association. The letter is dated April 8, 1981.
Item: 1
Folder 5: Page 6, circa 1981Add to your cart.
Three clippings announcing the formation of the Hockey Club.
Items: 3
Folder 6: Page 7, 1981Add to your cart.
A clipping with a photograph of Ron Viera at a Hockey Club practice session. The clipping talks about the team's search for a rink to practice and play home games on.
Items: 2
Folder 7: Page 8, 1981Add to your cart.
This folder contains an ad for the June 3 meeting of the Club and a clipping dated June 11, 1981 which discusses the founding and interest in the Hockey Club.
Items: 2
Folder 8: Page 9, 1981Add to your cart.
This folder contains two items: a clipping from A H and Arena (July/August) announcing UNT's acceptance into the Southwestern Collegiate Hockey Conference for 1981-1982; and a handbill that announces a Hockey Jockey Contest.
Items: 2
Folder 9: Page 10, 1981Add to your cart.
This folder contains a handbill requesting financial support for the Hockey Club.
Folder 10: Page 11, 1982Add to your cart.
An add from a newspaper for television channel 25 broadcasts of local sports, including the Hockey Club games.
Item: 1
Folder 11: Page 12, 1981Add to your cart.
This folder contains a clipping from the Denton Record Chronicle, dated July 5, 1981, that concerns the founding of the Hockey Club in Denton.
Items: 4
Folder 12: Page 13, no dateAdd to your cart.
This folder contains a clipping titled "Ice Hockey at North Texas." Neither the date nor the name of the newspaper are provided.
Items: 6
Folder 13: Page 14, 1981Add to your cart.
A corner of the Hockey Club's newsletter was cut out to show the Club's logo. There is also a clipping, dated August 13, 1981, that announces that the Club's games will be carried on television on Channel 25. A second clipping, date September 28, 1981, announces the Club's first game at the Ice Palace in Richardson, Texas.
Items: 3
Folder 14: Page 15, 1981Add to your cart.
The first clipping is dated September 30, 1981 and has the headline "Green team edges White in NT hockey." The second clipping, dated October 1, 1981, is from the North Texas Daily. It has no headline, but gives information on the Green and White game. The third item is a Xerox sheet with the last names of the players for both the Green and White teams and handwritten notes.
Items: 4
Folder 15: Page 17, no dateAdd to your cart.
A clipping, "Eagle hockey coach fields NT Metros club," that is not dated states that the former NT Hockey Club coach is "puting together a hockey team to participate in the Southwestern Colegiate Hockey Association Tournament ...." The new team's name was the NT Metros.
Item: 1
Folder 16: Page 18, 1982Add to your cart.
A Denton Record Chronicle clipping, dated April 1, 1982, with the title "Sudbrink receives hockey honor," announces that Brian Sudbrink was named Most Valuable Player in the Southwestern Collegiate Hockey League's spring tournament.
Item: 1
Folder 17: Page 19, 1982Add to your cart.
A clipping from the Denton Record Chronicle, dated January 21, 1982, has the headline "NT hockey club returns to ice." It announces the Club's upcoming game with Southern Methodist University.
Items: 2
Folder 18: Page 20, 1982Add to your cart.
A North Texas Daily clipping, dated February 10, 1982 has a picture of the hockey team in action.
Item: 1
Folder 19: Page 21, 1982Add to your cart.
A North Texas Daily clipping, dated February 10, 1982, with the headline "Tulane beats NT in final match," gives details of the game.
Item: 1
Folder 20: Page21, 1981Add to your cart.
"The Hockey Hero News," December 3, 1981, edition Number 3, gives information about the team's sponsors, the spring schedule of games, a summary of the fall games, and "Coach's Comments."
Item: 1
Folder 21: Page 22, no dateAdd to your cart.
Two copies of a logo for the Hockey Club of North Texas, that are taped together, with "The Booster's" and an address handwritten on each copy.
Item: 1
Folder 22: Page 23, 1981Add to your cart.
A letter from Dr. William Powers and Dr. Tom Harrison, dated October 8, 1981, announcing the new hockey team and requesting that people join the Booster Club.
Item: 1
Folder 23: Page 24, 1981Add to your cart.
A letter, dated August 10, 1981, from Dr William Powers, requesting the recipients to become a charter supporter of the ice hockey team.
Item: 1
Folder 24: Page 25, no dateAdd to your cart.
A slip of paper with "Hockey Club of North Texas" printed in green with handwritten additions of an address and "The Boosters."
Item: 1
Folder 25: Back Pocket, 1982Add to your cart.
Two North Texas Daily newspapers (January 20, 1982 and February 10, 1982) and one section from the Denton Record Chronicle (January 21, 1982) were stored in the back pocket of the three ring binder that held the scrapbook. The January 20 NT Daily has an article headlined "Skaters Slip to SMU in cold start." Articles have been cut out of the other two papers. These items were moved to an oversize box (Box 2 in this collection).
Items: 3
Items: 3
Item 26: Scrapbook Binder, no dateAdd to your cart.
The blue three ring binder that served to hold the scrapbook for the Hockey Club.
Item: 1

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