Illinois State Athletic Commission Collection

The collection contains materials from J.R. Fitzpatrick from his time on the Illinois Athletic Commission. The collection consists of meeting minutes Aug 1937-Dec 1940, J.R. Fitzpatrick's correspondence with Illinois governors and other commission members, National Boxing Association correspondence and newspaper clippings, correspondence 1937-1940 with John Owen, secretary of the State Athletic Commission, materials related to Sheldon Clark, publicity articles in boxing magazines, a George Getz biography, a Joe Lewis photograph, newspaper clippings, and other commission business.