Series Description

Series I, Correspondence and other papers includes correspondence from the years 1933-1989; documentation of the 1956 Olympic Games; awards, certificates, and memorabilia; papers of Ione Muir; and miscellaneous papers. Included in the Olympic materials are postcards, programs, and letters written to and from RBM and Olympic swimmers before the team gathered. Of note in the Ione Muir papers is an invitation to Somerfest, an event hosted by (then chaperone to the women's team) Ione Muir and The Reich during the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin. Miscellaneous papers include biographical material, RBM's design for a kick board, and essays and instructions regarding swim technique and exercise.


Robert B. Muir (1898-1997) Papers, ca. 1921 - 1995

Robert B. Muir
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