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The first souvenir program cover in the collection is from the Southwestern versus Missouri State Teachers College which was played on October 4, 1930 at Fargason Field. The first mention of football being played at the college appeared in the December, 1893 Southwestern Presbyterian University Journal which was published by the students when the College was located in Clarksville, Tennessee. Bethel College as the first opponent was mentioned in the Journal in 1895. A chronological list of football games with notation of an available program is on the Archives Public File Server Many of the early program cover art was done by Henry Alonzo Keller (1907-1995) who was known as Lon Keller. Chris Drago, class of 1965, took our programs to Florida where Mr. Kellor autographed them. Mr. Drago was instrumental in building this collection for the College Archives. Copies of available programs are in the Archives collection.

All materials in this collection are copyrighted by Rhodes College and subject to Title 17 of the U.S. Code. This documentation is provided for online research and access purposes only. Permission to use, copy, modify, distribute and present this material, without fee, and without written agreement, is hereby granted for educational, non-commercial purposes only. The Rhodes College Archives reserves the right to decide what constitutes educational and commercial use. In all instances of use, acknowledgement must be given to Rhodes College Archives and Special Collections, Memphis, TN. For information regarding permission to publish this material, please email the Archives at archives@rhodes.edu.

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Collection's Items (Sorted by Submit Date in Descending order): 1 to 20 of 252
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PreviewIssue DateTitleAuthor(s)
Cover_football_program_19961109313.jpg.jpg9-Nov-1996Program cover for the Rhodes versus Millsaps College football game played on November 9, 1996 at Fargason Field-
Cover_football_program_19961102312.jpg.jpg2-Nov-1996Program cover for the Rhodes versus Trinity University football game played on November 2, 1996 at E.M. Stevens Stadium-
Cover_football_program_19961026311.jpg.jpg26-Oct-1996Program cover for the Rhodes versus Colorado College football game played on October 26, 1996 at Fargason Field-
Cover_football_program_19961019307.jpg.jpg19-Oct-1996Program cover for the Rhodes versus Sewanee University of the South football game played on October 19, 1996 at McGee Field-
Cover_football_program_19941015273.jpg.jpg15-Oct-1994Program cover for the Rhodes versus Sewanee University of the South football game played on October 15, 1994 at McGee Field-
Cover_football_program_19961005305.jpg.jpg5-Oct-1996Program cover for the Rhodes versus Maryville College football game played on October 5, 1998 at Fargason Field-
Cover_football_program_19960928303.jpg.jpg28-Sep-1996Program cover for the Rhodes versus Carnegie Mellon football game played on September 28, 1996 at Gesling Stadium-
Cover_football_program_19960921302.jpg.jpg21-Sep-1996Program cover for the Rhodes versus Austin College football game played on September 21, 1996 at Louis Caulder Stadium-
Cover_football_program_19960914299.jpg.jpg14-Sep-1996Program cover for the Rhodes versus Millsaps College football game played on September 14, 1996 at Alumni Field-
Cover_football_program_19960907297.jpg.jpg7-Sep-1996Program cover for the Rhodes versus Washington University football game played on September 7, 1996 at Fargason Field-
Cover_football_program_19951111293.jpg.jpg11-Nov-1995Program cover for the Rhodes versus Centre College football game played on November 11, 1995 at Farris Stadium-
Cover_football_program_19951104290.jpg.jpg4-Nov-1995Program cover for the Rhodes versus Millsaps College football game played on November 4, 1995 at Alumni Field-
Cover_football_program_19951028289.jpg.jpg28-Oct-1995Program cover for the Rhodes versus Trinity University football game played on October 28, 1995 at Fargason Field-
Cover_football_program_19951021288.jpg.jpg21-Oct-1995Program cover for the Rhodes versus Colorado College football game played on October 21, 1995 at Washburn Field-
Cover_football_program_19951014287.jpg.jpg14-Oct-1995Program cover for the Rhodes versus Sewanee University of the South football game played on October 14, 1995 at McGee Field-
Cover_football_program_19951007286.jpg.jpg7-Oct-1995Program cover for the Rhodes versus Maryville College football game played on October 7, 1995 at Fargason Field-
Cover_football_program_19950930284.jpg.jpg30-Sep-1995Program cover for the Rhodes versus Washington University football game played on September 30, 1995 at Francis Field-
Cover_football_program_19950923282.jpg.jpg23-Sep-1995Program cover for the Rhodes versus Austin College football game played on September 23, 1995 at Fargason Field-
Cover_football_program_19950916281.jpg.jpg16-Sep-1995Program cover for the Rhodes versus Carnegie-Mellon football game played on September 16, 1995 at Gesling Stadium.-
Cover_football_program_19941112280.jpg.jpg12-Nov-1994Program cover for the Rhodes versus Centre College football game played on November 12, 1994 at Fargason Field-
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