Olympics: A Guide to Reference Sources
Library of Congress Resources:
In the Prints and Photographs
Division (LM 339) there are three finding lists for Olympic materials
in the Division's collections: Olympics in New York World Telegram
& Sun Collection; Olympic Games, 1896-1984: a Full List of Images
Found in "lots" and Reading Room Files; and Olympic Games,
1968- 1980: Yanker Poster Collection. Copies of these finding
lists are also in the Main Reading Room vertical file.
Prints and Photographs; Maps; Main Reading Room Vertical File
In the Geography and Map Division (LM B02), collections include
maps of cities which have hosted Olympic Games. Maps are contemporary
with the Olympiads. A briefly annotated finding list is available
both in the Geography and
Map Reading Room and the Main Reading Room vertical file.
A current list of banned substances is kept in the Main Reading
Room vertical file. Consult a reference librarian. Bear in mind
that these are subject to periodic change. It is hoped that one
or more websites will eventually post and maintain this information.
Later printings of this guide will endeavor to reflect this, should