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Guide to The Billie Jean King Collection
1901-2019 (bulk, 1940-2019)
 MS 3147

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Container List

Series VII. Print matter, 1901-2019 (bulk, 1940-2019). 19 Linear feet in 14 record cartons, 4 flat boxes, and various oversize folders

Scope and Contents

Series VII. Print matter contains printed material collected by BJK, including newspaper clippings, magazines and journals, event programs, books, ephemera, and posters. The clippings, magazines, and journals document BJK's career, as well as tennis and women's sports more generally. The programs files document BJK's activities as an attendee of sporting and fundraising events. Many of the books in the series were signed by the author and inscribed to BJK, and their topics reflect BJK's interest and work in business and LGBTQ and women's equality. Ephemera in the series contains various single items, such as autographs, event tickets, and magazine covers featuring BJK. Posters include tennis match posters, advertisements featuring BJK, and political posters and signs. Material dates from 1901 to 2019, with the bulk dates of 1940 to 2019.

Arrangement

Arranged in six subseries:
Subseries VII.A. Clippings
Subseries VII.B. Magazines and journals
Subseries VII.C. Programs
Subseries VII.D. Books
Subseries VII.E. Ephemera
Subseries VII.F. Posters

Subseries VII.A. Clippings, 1943-2019. 2 Linear feet in 2 record cartons

Scope and Contents

Subseries VII.A contains newspaper and magazine clippings from local, national, and international papers with articles spanning 1943-2019. Topics of articles include BJK's early tennis career, various tournaments, TeamTennis, World TeamTennis, the Battle of the Sexes match, Virginia Slims Circuit, and BJK's efforts toward gender equality, as well as various interviews. Publications include the Independent Press Telegram, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, and USA Today.

Arrangement

Files are arranged in chronological order. Articles clipped without visible publication dates are grouped together by decade, their assumed date determined by context and topical matter. Clipped articles that include dates are arranged in a folder for each year, with multiple folders when the amount of material dictates.

Related Materials

Additional clippings in the collection are located in Series II scrapbooks.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Offsite-Box: 28 Folder : 6 1940s
1940s
Offsite-Box: 28 Folder : 7 1950s

Scope and Contents

Topics include BJK's junior tennis career, play in under-15 tournaments, and coach Clyde Walker.

1950s
Offsite-Box: 28 Folder : 8-10 1960s (3 folders)

Scope and Contents

Topics include play at the Pacific Southwest Open, Wimbledon, rankings, and BJK's brother Randy Moffitt's baseball career.

1960s
Offsite-Box: 28 Folder : 11-31 1960-1969 (21 folders)

Arrangement

Clippings are organized into folders by year.

Scope and Contents

Topics of articles include the Junior Wightman Cup, Wimbledon championships, various tournaments, world rankings, and wedding to Larry King. Publications include the Evening Standard, Independent Press Telegram of Long Beach, California, The Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Examiner, and World Tennis.

1960-1969
Offsite-Box: 28 Folder : 32-35 1970s (4 folders)

Scope and Contents

Topics include World TeamTennis, the Virginia Slims Circuit, and Randy Moffitt's baseball career. Publications include the New York Post, The New York Times, and The Independent Press Telegram.

Offsite-Box: 28 Folder : 36-48 1970-1973 (13 folders)

Arrangement

Clippings are organized into folders by year.

Scope and Contents

Topics of articles include the Wightman Cup, US Open championships, Wimbledon championships, USLTA, BJK Invitational tournament, the Virginia Slims Circuit, the 1973 "Battle of the Sexes" match with Bobby Riggs, and brother Randy Moffitt. Publications include the Dallas Morning News, Independent Press Telegram, Long Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco Examiner, and World Tennis Magazine.

1970-1973
Offsite-Box: 29 Folder : 1-8 1974-1979 (8 folders)

Scope and Contents

Topics include the Virginia Slims tournament, Wimbledon championships, World TeamTennis, and TeamTennis. Publications include the Dallas Morning News, Independent Press Telegram, the New York Post, The New York Times, Tennis Week, and Sports Illustrated.

Offsite-Box: 29 Folder : 9 1980s

Scope and Contents

Contains articles on Randy Moffitt's career as a Major League Baseball pitcher.

1980s
Offsite-Box: 29 Folder : 10-18 1980-1989 (9 folders)

Arrangement

Clippings are organized into folders by year.

Scope and Contents

Topics include the Avon Championships, International Tennis Hall of Fame induction, TeamTennis league, and Wimbledon championships. Publications include the Independent Press Telegram, Los Angeles Herald Examiner, Pro Tennis Magazine, San Francisco Examiner, and USA Today.

1981-1989
Offsite-Box: 29 Folder : 19-29 1990-1999 (11 folders)

Arrangement

Clippings are organized into folders by year.

Scope and Contents

Topics include coaching, the International Women's Hall of Fame, TeamTennis, and the US Open. Publications include the Charlotte Observer, Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago Tribune, the National Sports Daily, and USA Today.

1990-1999
Offsite-Box: 29 Folder : 30-32 2000s (3 folders)

Scope and Contents

Topics include the Long Beach Century Club, World TeamTennis, and retrospectives of BJK's career and the Battle of the Sexes match. Publications include the Arizona Republic, Daily Courier, and the Press Telegram.

2000s
Offsite-Box: 29 Folder : 33-51 2000-2009 (19 folders)

Arrangement

Clippings are organized into folders by year.

Scope and Contents

Article topics include BJK's work in television commentary, Title IX, TeamTennis, World TeamTennis, the "When Billie Beat Bobby" film, the HBO documentary "Billie Jean King: Portrait of a Pioneer," and the naming of the USTA BJK National Tennis Center. Publications include the Desert Sun, the New York Times, San Diego Union-Tribune, USA Today, and the Wall Street Journal.

2000-2009
Offsite-Box: 40 Folder : 6-7 USTA BJK National Tennis Center naming (2 folders)

Scope and Contents

Contains copies of the New York Times issue and sports section with story on the naming ceremony. Issues signed and dated by BJK.

2006 August 29
Offsite-Box: 29 Folder : 52-64 2010-2019 (13 folders)

Arrangement

Clippings are organized into folders by year.

Scope and Contents

Topics include World TeamTennis, the "Battle of the Sexes" film, and the BBC's Sports Personality of the Year lifetime achievement award. Publications include the Desert Sun, New York Times, Washington Post, and USA Today.

2010-2019

Subseries VII.B. Magazines and journals, 1958-2018. 11.5 Linear feet in 5 record cartons and 4 flat boxes

Scope and Contents

Subseries VII.B includes complete issues of magazines, periodicals, and journals. Publications may include articles on BJK, a BJK cover, or may contain general sports and tennis news. Publication entries include variable numbers of issues, and certain titles contain only one issue. Notable publications with multiple issues include TENNIS magazine and World Tennis. Publications date from 1958-2018.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by publication title.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Offsite-Box: 29 Folder : 65 A-B

Scope and Contents

Contains the following issues: American Fitness July/August 1991; Association for Women in Sports Media Fall 2005; Athletic Business May 1988; Atlantic Racquet Press Fall 2005 and Winter 2005; Avon Calling 1977; Biography Magazine September 1998; Black Tennis Holiday Special 2012; Bride and Groom Fall-Winter 1967.

1967-2012
Offsite-Box: 40 Folder : 8 Billboard

Scope and Contents

Contains Billboard issues dated April 12, 1975 and October 14, 2006.

1975-2006
Offsite-Box: 30 Folder : 1-2 C (2 folders)

Scope and Contents

Includes issues of California Tennis Vol. 1 No. 2-10 1967-1968; Chicago Tribune Magazine July 9, 2000; Circulation June 1971; Clipper Magazine June-July 1968; Continental August 2010; Cue June 4, 1976 and August 20, 1976; and Current Biography 1967 December.

1967-2010
Offsite-Box: 30 Folder : 3-6 E-H (4 folders)

Scope and Contents

Contains the following issues: Entertainment Weekly September 30, 2005; ESPN The Magazine June 11 2012; Esquire October 1974; Exchange Summer 2005; Family Circle May 1973; FIFA 1904 April 2016; Fitness October 2005; Fortune October 1, 2017; Glamour December 2006; GO NYC September 1-October 6, 2006 and June 8-August 3, 2007; Good Housekeeping March 1974; and Harrisburg Magazine October 2005.

1973-2016
Offsite-Box: 40 Folder : 9 ESPY

Scope and Contents

Contains ESPY Awards Special Collector's Issue: The Greatest Year Ever 1998.

1999
Offsite-Box: 30 Folder : 7-11 I-L (5 folders)

Scope and Contents

Contains the following issues: Indianapolis Tennis Magazine Summer 2007 and Fall/Winter 2012; Inside Women's Tennis July 1987 and November 1990; International Women's Professional Softball [c. 1976]; Interview July 2006 with BJK preparatory notes for interview with Roger Federer; The Journal on Active Aging July/August 2006; Kristall-News life 2006; Ladies' Home Journal April 1974 and July 1974; Lambda Legal Updated Summer 2006; Long Beach Review June 1989; Long Island Tennis July 1975; and Los Angeles Magazine July 1963; Los Angeles Tennis Magazine January/February 1995.

1963-2012
Offsite-Box: 40 Folder : 10 The Illustrated London News
1961 July 15
Offsite-Box: 41 Folder : 1 Inside Tennis

Scope and Contents

Contains October 2005 and September 2006 issues.

2005-2006
Offsite-Box: 41 Folder : 2-5 LIFE (4 folders)

Scope and Contents

Contains the following issues: 1939 August 28, 1968 September 20, 1971 November 19, 1973, Special Report: 1973 The Year in pictures, Special Report: Remarkable American Women 1776-1976.

1958-1976
Offsite-Box: 30 Folder : 12-15 M (4 folders)

Scope and Contents

Contains the following issues: Making Waves No. 2 and No. 3, 2007; Marie Claire September 2017; Matchpoint May 27-June 11 2004; Me September/October 2007; Melpomene Winter 2002; Men's Health October 2005; Merrill Lynch Advisor Spring-Summer 2006; Ms. July 1973, February 1988, and Fall 2007; National Gay and Lesbian Task Force publications from 1999 and 2000.

1988-2017
Offsite-Box: 31 Folder : 1-3 N (3 folders)

Scope and Contents

Contains the following issues: NetPLAY Winter 2013; New Jersey Goodlife June 1991; New Woman December l991; New York February 26, 2007; The New York Times Magazine August 26, 2012; August 27, 2017; November 12, 2017; The New York Times Sports Magazine, September 2007; New York Woman August 1998; The New Yorker February 3, 2003; Newsweek July 19, 1999, July 26, 1999, August 2, 1999, and She Persisted Special Edition 2018.

1991-2018
Offsite-Box: 41 Folder : 6 New York SmartCEO
2014 July/August
Offsite-Box: 42 Folder : 1 The New York Times Magazine
1967 August 27
Offsite-Box: 31 Folder : 4-11 O-R (8 folders)

Scope and Contents

Contains the following issues: Occidental Spring 2016; OK! July 11, 2006; Orange Coast September 2006; Out & Equal Winter 2004; OUT August 2017; Overtime Magazine Spring/Summer 2006; People February 3, 1975, June 14, 1976, October 10, 1977, May 25, 1981, September 12, 1983, and September 12, 2005; Peristyle Winter 1978; Philanthropy World volume 12 issue 2, 2007; PhillySport August 1989; Playboy March 1975; Point of Contact March 1988; Real Simple February 2013; Real Sports Winter 1999 and Spring 2002; Redbook October 1971; Richmond Magazine December 2018; and Robin Hood The Heroes Edition 2011.

1971-2016
Offsite-Box: 42 Folder : 2 PACE
1968 November
Offsite-Box: 42 Folder : 3 Parade

Scope and Contents

Contains the following issues: 1967 September 3, 1978 March 26, and 1984 January 8.

1967-1984
Offsite-Box: 42 Folder : 4 PCMA Daily
2019 January 8
Offsite-Box: 31 Folder : 12-15 S (4 folders)

Scope and Contents

Contains the following issues: The Saturday Evening Post March 1988; Smithsonian Spring 2015; Soul Sport December 2014, July 2016, and December 2016; Sports Illustrated for Kids June 2003 and July 2003; Sports inc. May 30, 1988; SportsPro Dec/Jan 2013, February 2013, March 2013, and September 2014; and Standford Center on Ethnics Title IX today, Title IX Tomorrow, 2007.

1988-2016
Offsite-Box: 42 Folder : 5 The Saturday Evening Post
1975 March
Offsite-Box: 42 Folder : 6 Seventeen
1975 January
Offsite-Box: 32 Folder : 1-3 Southland (3 folders)

Scope and Contents

Contains issues of Southland: Magazine of the Sunday Independent Press Telegram of Long Beach, California, BJK's hometown. Issues contain articles on BJK's early tennis career with Coach Clyde Walker, Juniors tennis career, and play at Wimbledon. BJK appears on cover of each issue. The issues date March 2, 1958; March 10, 1963; June 25, 1967; and September 8, 1968.

1958-1968
Offsite-Box: 32 Folder : 4-7 Sports Illustrated (4 folders)

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Contains issues of Sports Illustrated dated February 16, 1959; July 9, 1962, July 15, 1963; July 17, 1967; September 18, 1967; June 24, 1968; July 17, 1892; December 25, 1972; July 16, 1973; May 19, 1975; April 4, 1983; June 20, 1983; April 29, 1991; May 16, 2005; December 6, 2010; and May 7, 2012.

1959-2012
Offsite-Box: 42 Folder : 7-9 Street & Smith's SportsBusiness JOURNAL (3 of 5 folders)

Scope and Contents

Contains the following issues: 2005 April 25-May 1, June 20-26, June 27-July 3, July 11-17, July 25-31, August 1-7, September 12-18, September 19-25, September 26-October 2, October 3-6, October 10-16, October 17-23, October 24-30, October 31-November 6, and November 14-20.

2005 April-2015 April
Offsite-Box: 43 Folder : 1-2 Street & Smith's SportsBusiness JOURNAL (2 of 5 folders)

Scope and Contents

Contains the following issues: 2005 November 21-27, 2008 July 7-13, 2011 October 10-16, October 8-14, 2013 September 9-15, and 2015 April 6-12 special advertising insert for Mylan World TeamTennis 40th season.

2005 April-2015 April
Offsite-Box: 32 Folder : 8-9 Super Tiebreaker (2 folders)

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Contains issues of Super Tiebreaker, the offical magazine of World TeamTennis, Team Tennis, and Domino's Pizza TeamTennis. The title of the magazine is stylized on various issues as "Super-tiebreaker," "Super tie-breaker," and "Supertiebreaker." Content of each issue includes articles and interviews with coaches and players, team lineups, player bios, and rules of play. Issues date for the seasons of 1976, 1977, 1978, 1981, 1985, 1989, and 1991.

1976-1991
Offsite-Box: 32 Folder : 10-14 T (5 folders)

Scope and Contents

Contains the following issues: Tennis Illustrated 1967 and November 1974; Tennis Industry July 1989 and September/October 2014; Tennis View Magazine January/February 2013; Tennis Week May 7, 1998, June 27, 2002, September 1, 2002, October 24, 2002, October 25, 2005, December 2007, and July 2008; TennisPro March/April 2016; Tennis West/East November 1973; TIME September 15, 1967, January 5, 1976, October 20, 1997, December 26, 2005/January 2, 2006, October 9, 2017, and December 24/December 31, 2018; and The Times Magazine September 27, 2008.

1967-2018
Offsite-Box: 32 Folder : 15-17 TENNIS (3 of 5 folders)

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Contains issues of TENNIS. Issues dated April 1968, July 1970, November 1987, October 1988, November 1988, April 1989, August 1998, July 2003, March 2004, July 2004, October 2006, November/December 2006, October 2007, November/December 2007, September 2008, July/August 2014, September/October 2014, and September/October 2017.

1968-2017
Offsite-Box: 33 Folder : 1-2 TENNIS (2 of 5 folders)

Scope and Contents

Contains issues of TENNIS. Issues dated October 2006, November/December 2006, October 2007, November/December 2007, September 2008, July/August 2014, September/October 2014, and September/October 2017.

1968-2017
Offsite-Box: 33 Folder : 3-7 Tennis U.S.A. (5 folders)

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Contains issues of Tennis U.S.A. Issues are dated June 1964, January-November 1966, January-December 1967, January-December 1968, and January-July 1969.

1964-1969
Offsite-Box: 43 Folder : 3 Tennis-Revue

Scope and Contents

German tennis magazine.

1967 July
Offsite-Box: 33 Folder : 8-13 U-W (6 folders)

Scope and Contents

Contains the following issues: The Ultimate Sports Guide, 2007 Fall/Winter; USA Weekend April 4-6, 2008; USLTA Championships Magazine 1962, 1968, and 1973; USTA Magazine September/October 2008; Vanity Fair November 2017; Weekend Sports December 28, 1975; Westways June 1985; Woman's Day October 27, 1987; Women in Sport: The State of Play 2006; Women's International Tennis Association August 29, 1988; Women's Sports & Fitness September/October 1998; Working Woman September 1988; World TeamTennis 1974 and 1975 seasons; and WTA The Legend November 2013.

1962-2017
Offsite-Box: 43 Folder : 4 WEST Los Angeles Times Magazine

Scope and Contents

Contains the 1968 September 1 and 1972 September 3 issues.

1968-1972
Offsite-Box: 45 Folder : 6 Women's Sports Foundation annual report [removed from frame]
1999, 2002
Offsite-Box: 33 Folder : 14-15 womenSports (2 folders)

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Contains issues of womenSports magazine. Issues are dated June 1974 (the inaugural issue with BJK cover and "How to Win" article); February 1975; May 1975; May 1976; and May 1977.

1974-1977
Offsite-Box: 33 Folder : 16-17 World Tennis (2 of 15 folders)

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Contains issues of World Tennis. Issues date September 1964, August 1965, October-December 1965, and January-June 1966.

1964-1989
Offsite-Box: 34 Folder : 1-13 World Tennis (13 of 15 folders)

Scope and Contents

Contains issues of World Tennis dated 1966 July-December; 1967 January-December; 1968 January-December; 1969 January-August; 1970 November; 1971 April and July; 1973 January, June, and November-December; 1975 March; 1983 April; 1985 May; 1988 September; and 1989 August.

1964-1989

Subseries VII.C. Programs, 1941-2018. 1 Linear feet in 1 record carton

Scope and Contents

Subseries VII.C includes programs for events attended by BJK. Most programs are from tennis matches and tournaments. Additional events include other sporting events and fundraising events. Programs date from 1941-2018.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Related Materials

Additional event programs are located in Series V. Awards and recognition within files for individual awards.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Offsite-Box: 35 Folder : 1 1940s-1950s

Scope and Contents

Contains program for the Professional Tennis Tour 1941 season and for Jack Kramer presents World's Professional Championship Tennis opening match 1959.

1940s-1950s
Offsite-Box: 35 Folder : 2-4 1960s (3 folders)

Scope and Contents

Contains programs for the following events: Pacific Southwest Tennis Championships 1961; Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships 1964, 1967, and 1968; Wightman Cup Matches 1967; the 1967 Davis Cup; National Tennis League presents Professional Tennis 1968; Pacific Southwest Open Tennis Championships 1968; the 1969 L.A. Invitational; and the Boulder Collegians 1969 season.

1960s
Offsite-Box: 35 Folder : 5-7 1970s (3 folders)

Scope and Contents

Contains programs for the following events: BMC Women's Pro-Tennis Championships BJK Invitational 1971; the Phoenix Giants 1971 season; 1972 Virginia Slims Spring Circuit BMC Women's Pro-Tennis Championships; San Francisco Giants game 1972 June 11; Virginia Slims Circuit BMC Women's Pro-Tennis Championships 1973; Young Giants 1973 season; Tennis America tennis camps 1973; Young Giants 1974 season; Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships 1974, and 1975; Tennis Women WTA Fall 1976; and BJK Challenge Series 1978.

1970s
Offsite-Box: 35 Folder : 8-9 1980s (2 folders)

Scope and Contents

Contains programs from the following events: Avon Championships of Los Angeles 1981 and 1982; Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships 1984; Lincoln-Mercury Women's Tennis Classics 1984 and 1985; Family Circle Magazine Cup XIV 1986; and Long Beach Century Club Sports Night 1988.

1980s
Offsite-Box: 35 Folder : 10 1990s

Scope and Contents

Contains programs from the following events: Smith College Women's Basketball Centennial 1993; World TeamTennis All-Star Smas Hits 1994 August 24-25; California State University, Los Angeles 50, 1997; ESPY Awards 1999; and Women's Night '99.

1990s
Offsite-Box: 43 Folder : 5 Sports Illustrated's 20th Century Sports Awards
1999 December 2
Offsite-Box: 35 Folder : 11-13 2000s-2010s (3 folders)

Scope and Contents

Contains programs from the following events: BJK and friends Honoring Joe Shapiro 2003, 2006, and 2007; Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships 2005; and New England Patriots vs. Lions December 3, 2006; Elton John at Madison Square Garden 2007 March 25; 2008 So the World May Hear Awards Gala (program inscribed to BJK by Garth Brooks); presentation of the Presidential Medal of Freedom 2009 August 23; US Open 2010; USTA Icon Awards 2012; BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore 2014; 2016 Ellis Island Family Heritage Awards; and USTA BJK Girls' 16s and 18s National Championships 2018.

Subseries VII.D. Books, 1943-2019. 3.5 Linear feet in 4 record cartons

Scope and Contents

Subseries VII.D includes books collected by BJK. Books may include an inscription to BJK from the author or an accompanying letter, which has been kept with the book if present. Topics of books include business, fitness, LGBTQ equality, sports, and women's equality. Notable books with inscriptions to BJK include Hillary Rodham and Chelsea Clinton's book, Gutsy Women. Additional notable books include the Virginia Slims Circuit media guide for the 1977 season and Benjamin Snyder's The History of World TeamTennis. Books date from 1943-2019.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Offsite-Box: 35 Folder : 14 Albright, Madeleine. Read My Pins: Stories from a Diplomat's Jewel Box

Scope and Contents

Signed by author.

2009
Offsite-Box: 35 Folder : 15 Becker, Jo. Forcing the Spring: Inside the Fight for Marriage Equality
2014
Offsite-Box: 35 Folder : 16 Benko, Cathleen and Anne Weisberg. Mass Career Customization: Aligning the Workplace with Today's Nontraditional Workforce
2007
Offsite-Box: 36 Folder : 1 Berman, Ron. The Incredible Journey of the Wellington Tennis Twins
2005
Offsite-Box: 36 Folder : 2 Blaney, Dorothy Gulbenkian. A Woman's Perspective: Billie's Birthday Party
2003 October
Offsite-Box: 36 Folder : 3 Bondar, Roberta. The Arid Edge of Earth

Scope and Contents

Inscribed to BJK by author.

2006
Offsite-Box: 36 Folder : 4 Bourke, Dale Hanson. The Skeptic's Guide to the Global AIDS Crisis

Scope and Contents

Contains additional printed materials from Opportunity International.

2004
Offsite-Box: 36 Folder : 5 Browne, John. The Glass Closet: Why Coming Out Is Good Business
2014
Offsite-Box: 36 Folder : 6 Bruno, Nancy. Beautiful Women: Celebrating Beauty in Stories and Stills

Scope and Contents

Includes inscription to BJK by author.

2008
Offsite-Box: 36 Folder : 7 Bucklin, Linda Hale. Beyond His Control: Memories of a Disobedient Daughter

Scope and Contents

Contains inscription to BJK by author and inserted note.

2007
Offsite-Box: 36 Folder : 8 Buren, Jodi. Superwomen

Scope and Contents

Foreword of book by BJK.

2004
Offsite-Box: 64 Folder : 3 Clinton, Hillary Rodham. Women in Foreign Policy selected excerpts
2012 March
Offsite-Box: 36 Folder : 9 Clinton, Hillary Rodham and Chelsea Clinton. Gutsy Women

Scope and Contents

Signed by authors and includes inserted note to BJK from HRC.

2019
Offsite-Box: 36 Folder : 10 Conant, Douglas and Mette Norgaard. TouchPoints: Creating Powerful Leadership Connections in the Smallest of Moments
2011
Offsite-Box: 36 Folder : 11 Cooke, Nicole. The Breakaway

Scope and Contents

Includes inscription to BJK from author and inserted letter.

2014
Offsite-Box: 64 Folder : 1 Cornwell, Patricia. Portrait of a Killer: Jack the Ripper Case Closed, 2002

Scope and Contents

Inscribed to BJK by author.

2002
Offsite-Box: 36 Folder : 12 Covey, Stephen R. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Scope and Contents

Includes inscription to BJK from Dave Fish and Dick Herbst.

1989
Offsite-Box: 36 Folder : 13 Daugherty, Michael J. The Devil Inside the Beltway

Scope and Contents

Contains inscription to BJK from author.

2013
Offsite-Box: 36 Folder : 15 Engebrecht, Pat. When Love is Not Enough

Scope and Contents

Includes inscription to BJK from author and inserted letter.

2011
Offsite-Box: 36 Folder : 14 de Angeli, Marguerite. The Door in the Wall
1989
Offsite-Box: 37 Folder : 1 Evansville Area Tennis Patrons. Serve it Up

Scope and Contents

Recipe book printed by the Evansville Area Tennis Patrons with recipes contributed by tennis pros and friends of the organization, including a recipe for oatmeal pineapple cookies from BJK. Includes an inserted letter to BJK and newspaper clipping.

1982
Offsite-Box: 37 Folder : 2 Finder, Robert L., Jr. The Financial Professional's Guide to Communication

Scope and Contents

Contains inscription to BJK from author.

2013
Offsite-Box: 37 Folder : 3 The Freedom Writers Foundation. Freedom Writers Foundation

Scope and Contents

Includes inscription to BJK and Ilana Kloss from "Erin."

2004
Offsite-Box: 37 Folder : 4 Friedman, Steward D. Leading the Life You Want

Scope and Contents

Includes inserted letter to BJK from author.

2014
Offsite-Box: 37 Folder : 5 Frist, Karyn McLaughlin. Love You, Daddy Boy: Daughters Honor the Fathers They Love

Scope and Contents

Includes inscription to BJK from author.

2006
Offsite-Box: 37 Folder : 6 Graham, Laura. Sports Bear: A Day at the Tennis Court

Scope and Contents

Contains inscription to BJK from author.

2004
Offsite-Box: 37 Folder : 7 Guerrant, Anne. How to be Richer Than Your Parents

Scope and Contents

Contains inscription to BJK and Ilana Kloss from author.

2016
Offsite-Box: 37 Folder : 8 HCCTA Elementary Reads. Champion Citizen

Scope and Contents

Contains books created by Hamilton County Community Tennis Association Elementary Reads on inspirational athletes, including BJK, Arthur Ashe, James Blake, Gale Sayers, and George Taliaferro. Each signed by author and HCCTA Elementary Reads creator and writing producer.

2011
Offsite-Box: 37 Folder : 9 Hoffman, Greg. The Art of World Team Tennis
1977
Offsite-Box: 37 Folder : 10 Jackman, Michele with Susan Waggoner. Star Teams, Key Players

Scope and Contents

Contains inscription to BJK from author.

1991
Offsite-Box: 37 Folder : 11 John, Elton. Anthology and It's A Little Bit Funny

Scope and Contents

Includes Elton John's Anthology book of sheet music 1985 and It's a Little Bit Funny 1977.

1977, 1985
Offsite-Box: 37 Folder : 12 John, Elton. Love is the Cure: On Life, Loss, and the End of AIDS
2012
Offsite-Box: 37 Folder : 13 Johnson, David. Voice of Beauty: A Photographic Celebration of African Women

Scope and Contents

Signed by author.

2009
Offsite-Box: 37 Folder : 14 Katz, Larry. Beyond Winning

Scope and Contents

Contains inscription to BJK by author.

2010
Offsite-Box: 37 Folder : 15 King, Billie Jean with Kim Chapin. Billie Jean
1975
Offsite-Box: 37 Folder : 16 Klainer, Pamela York. How Much is Enough?
2002
Offsite-Box: 37 Folder : 17 Knight, J.J. Nothing Ventured

Scope and Contents

Includes inscription to BJK from author.

2007
Offsite-Box: 38 Folder : 1 Kovacs, Mark S., E. Paul Roetert, and Todd S. Ellenbecker with USTA. Complete Conditioning for Tennis

Scope and Contents

Includes inscription to BJK from Mark Kovacs.

2016
Offsite-Box: 38 Folder : 2 Kusama, Yayoi. Recent Works

Scope and Contents

Exhibition catalog from the Robert Miller Gallery.

1996 September 17-October 19
Offsite-Box: 38 Folder : 3 Litman, Bob. Live the Best Story of Your Life

Scope and Contents

Includes inserted note to BJK from author.

2016
Offsite-Box: 38 Folder : 4 Macci, Rick with Jim Martz. Macci Magic: Extracting Greatness from Yourself and Others

Scope and Contents

Includes inscription to BJK from author.

2013
Offsite-Box: 38 Folder : 5 Marloe, Wendy and Joanna Chen. Sanctuary

Scope and Contents

Includes inserted letter to BJK from publisher.

2015
Offsite-Box: 38 Folder : 6 Meltzer, Brad. I am Billie Jean King
2019
Offsite-Box: 38 Folder : 7 Mundy, Liza. The Richer Sex

Scope and Contents

Includes inscription to BJK from author.

2012
Offsite-Box: 38 Folder : 8 Northup, Fred. Winning More than the Game

Scope and Contents

Includes inscription to BJK from author.

2012
Offsite-Box: 38 Folder : 9 Peters, Lisa Gaskill. Doris E. Coppock: Renaissance Woman at McPherson College
2017
Offsite-Box: 38 Folder : 10 Piccinini, Patricia. Nature's Little Helpers
2005
Offsite-Box: 38 Folder : 11 Potter, Edward C. (ed). USLTA Official Tennis Yearbook and Guide
1960, 1961
Offsite-Box: 38 Folder : 12 Powers, Debbie Millbern. Meeting Her Match

Scope and Contents

Includes inserted letter to BJK from author.

2014
Offsite-Box: 38 Folder : 13 Prudden, Bonnie. After Fifty Fitness Guide
2011
Offsite-Box: 38 Folder : 14 Prudden, Bonnie. Myotherapy
2010
Offsite-Box: 43 Folder : 6 Rennert, Rick. Open Season 2006: A Legendary Showcase
2006
Offsite-Box: 38 Folder : 15 Rennert, Rick. Unmatched: The Spectacular Showcase of the US Open
2012
Offsite-Box: 38 Folder : 16 Roth, Patrick A. The End of Back Pain

Scope and Contents

Inscribed to BJK.

2014
Offsite-Box: 38 Folder : 17 Ruiz, Don Miguel. The Four Agreements

Scope and Contents

Includes inserted fan letter sent to BJK along with this book and Marguerite de Angeli's The Door in the Wall.

1997
Offsite-Box: 38 Folder : 18 Sarg, Tony. Baby's Book
1943
Offsite-Box: 39 Folder : 1 Schatz, Kate. Rad American Women A-Z
2015
Offsite-Box: 39 Folder : 2 Serure, Pamela. Dear Heart: Life-saving Stories from Women to Women

Scope and Contents

File includes additional printed material and DVD sent to BJK from events of the heart.

2009
Offsite-Box: 39 Folder : 3 Snyder, Benjamin. The History of World TeamTennis: Over Forty Years of Courting Equality
2017
Offsite-Box: 39 Folder : 4 Special Olympics. Tennis Coaching Quick Start Guide
2006 March
Offsite-Box: 39 Folder : 5 Virginia Slims Circuit. Virginia Slims Media Guide
1977
Offsite-Box: 39 Folder : 6 Willenson, Neil. A Journey of Hope: Inspiring Stories of Courage and Unconditional Love

Scope and Contents

Includes inscription from author to BJK and additional printed materials from Camp Heartland.

2005
Offsite-Box: 39 Folder : 7 Williams, Dell and Lynn Vannucci. Revolution in the Garden: Memoirs of the Gardenkeeper

Scope and Contents

Inscribed by author to BJK.

2005
Offsite-Box: 39 Folder : 8 Williams, Owen. Ahead of the Game

Scope and Contents

Contains author signature.

2013 November
Offsite-Box: 39 Folder : 9 Woolard, Edgar. Dear Caroline, Dear Will

Scope and Contents

Inscribed by author to Ilana Kloss.

2005
Offsite-Box: 39 Folder : 10 Woolum, Janet. Outstanding Women Athletes
1992
Offsite-Box: 39 Folder : 11-12 Worden, Minky. The Unfinished Revolution (2 folders)

Scope and Contents

Includes 2 copies of book, each inscribed to BJK by author, letters from author, and printed material from Human Rights Watch.

2012

Subseries VII.E. Ephemera, 1901-2018 (bulk, 1960-2018). 1 Linear feet in 1 record carton and oversize folders

Scope and Contents

Subseries VII.E includes ephemeral paper material, the majority of which are single items that were not initially stored with a particular record group. Types of items include artworks given to BJK, autographs, event tickets, and formerly framed magazine covers.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically.

Container 1 Container 2 Container 3 Title Date
Offsite-Box: 39 Folder : 13 Barnard sketch copy

Scope and Contents

Contains photocopy of BJK sketch by artist D. Barnard signed by artist and BJK.

1998
Offsite-Box: 39 Folder : 28 BJK American Express subway ad postcard

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by photographer June Harrison in 2019.

Scope and Contents

Signed by BJK and photographer June Harrison.

2000
Offsite-Box: 39 Folder : 14 BJK autographs
undated
Offsite-Box: 43 Folder : 7 BJK bumper sticker
circa 1960s-1970s
Offsite-Box: 60 Folder : 5 BJK caricature pencil drawing

Scope and Contents

BJK caricature pencil drawing mounted on board given to BJK by the WTA tour in thanks and acknowledgement of their 30th Anniversary celebration.

2003
Offsite-Box: 39 Folder : 15 BJK fact sheet
circa 1980
Offsite-Box: 43 Folder : 8 BJK mounted autograph and photo [removed from frame]
undated
Offsite-Box: 60 Folder : 6 BJK quotations

Scope and Contents

Laminated quarter-fold sheet with four BJK quotations. Quotations are "I have often been asked whether I am a woman or an athlete. The question is absurd. I am an athlete. I am a woman."; "I think self-awareness is probably the most important thing toward being a champion."; "You know, I still wake up some mornings thinking I haven't played the match yet."; and "Balance is the key to both sports and life."

undated
Offsite-Box: 39 Folder : 16 BJK unsent postcards
circa 1970s
Offsite-Box: 39 Folder : 17 Bobby Riggs' bridge jump certificate

Scope and Contents

Ticket with text: "If I lose to Billie Jean King, I will jump off a bridge." Bobby Riggs. THIS CERTIFICATE ADMITS ONE PERSON TO THE BOBBY RIGGS' BRIDGE JUMP. Place, time and date to be determined. Odds that Riggs will try to con the bridge into lowering itself before the jump are 8 to 5.

circa 1973
Offsite-Box: 61 Folder : 1 Bruce Lattig BJK painting
circa 1980s
Offsite-Box: 39 Folder : 18 Bumper sticker

Scope and Contents

Bumper sticker reading "Well-behaved women seldom make history - Laurel Thatcher Ulrich."

2004
Offsite-Box: 39 Folder : 19 Elizabeth Cady Stanton signature

Scope and Contents

Contains signature of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, dated 1901 November 30. Includes certificate of authenticity from Berram & Williams, Booksellers, dated 1999 October 16. Gifted to BJK by Helen Russell.

1901
Offsite-Box: 43 Folder : 9 ESPNW BJK ad [removed from frame]
circa 2010
Offsite-Box: 60 Folder : 6 Fort Bragg Special Forces Airborne pencil drawing

Scope and Contents

Pencil drawing of soldier presented to BJK by the John F. Kennedy Special Warfare CCenter and School, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

1987
Offsite-Box: 39 Folder : 20 Fortune The Most Powerful Women Opening Night Dinner cloth bag and invitation
2007
Offsite-Box: 43 Folder : 10 Independence Hall Documents of Freedom

Scope and Contents

Reproductions of the Declaration of Independence, Constitution of the United States, and Bill of Rights from Independence Hall, Philadelphia, PA.

circa 1990s-2000s
Offsite-Box: 39 Folder : 21 Mildred Moffitt watercolor painting
undated
Offsite-Box: 43 Folder : 11 Mildred Moffitt watercolor painting of flower [removed from frame]
undated
Offsite-Box: 39 Folder : 22 New Year's Bingo

Scope and Contents

Contains Bingo board scoring guide from Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, signed by BJK, Betty Moffitt, and others.

2008
Offsite-Box: 43 Folder : 12 Pat Dufry print [removed from frame]
1985 February 10
Offsite-Box: 39 Folder : 23 Sports

Scope and Contents

Contains signed and inscribed baseball cards from Lavonne "Pepper" Paire and Alice "Lefty" Hohlmayer of the All American Girls Professional Baseball League 1943-1954 and commemorative envelope with Arthur Ashe stamp from the World TeamTennis Finals 2005.

2000s
Offsite-Box: 39 Folder : 24 Sports Illustrated BJK cover [removed from frame]
1973 July 16
Offsite-Box: 62 BJK drawing World Tennis Most Significant Player [removed from frame]

Scope and Contents

Color drawing of BJK and male tennis player with plaque reading "BJK World Tennis Most Significant Player 1953-1983."

1983
Offsite-Box: 59 Folder : 4 Tennis Magazine BJK article mounted on board
1985 January
Offsite-Box: 62 Framed Shannon Marcus record in tribute of the Challenger 7 astronauts

Scope and Contents

Framed record recorded by Shannon Marcus titled "Bid You Goodbye." Framed display also includes photograph of the seven Challenger astronauts, memorial patch, and inscription to BJK from Shannon Marcus.

1986
Offsite-Box: 62 US Open Women's Singles 100th Anniversary frame

Scope and Contents

Empty frame engraved with "US Open Tennis Championships 100th Anniversary - Women's Singles 1886-1986."

1986
Offsite-Box: 39 Folder : 25 Theatre playbills and tickets

Scope and Contents

Contains various tickets and playbills to Broadway and Off-Broadway shows and concerts, as well as signed playbill for Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka at Chicago Shakespeare Theater and tickets and program for BALLS, an Off-Broadway play from the One Year Lease Theatre Company and Stages Repertory Theatre based on the 1973 Battle of the Sexes match.

2006-2018
Offsite-Box: 39 Folder : 26 Tickets

Scope and Contents

Contains tickets to various events, mostly film showings and sporting events. Events include the 2015 White House Correspondents' Dinner, Elton John concerts at the Beacon Theatre 2010 and Madison Square Garden 2019, the Rocketman (2019) premiere at Lincoln Center, and various sporting events, including Federation Cup matches, Major League Baseball games, and National Hockey League games. Also includes International Tennis Hall of Fame member card. Materials date from 2008-2019.

2008-2019
Offsite-Box: 39 Folder : 27 Travel

Scope and Contents

Contains map of South and East England, books of postcards from Moscow, and brochure for the Empire State Building.

1950s-1970s
Offsite-Box: 57 Folder : 15 Vitas Gerulaitis Andy Warhol print reproduction
undated
Offsite-Box: 61 Folder : 1 Wimbledon clippings and photo board
circa 1966
Offsite-Box: 45 Folder : 1 Wimbledon official program cover and Ladies' Singles bracket page [removed from frame]
1963
Offsite-Box: 61 Folder : 1 Wimbledon official program Ladies' Singles and Doubles bracket pages mounted display
1963
Offsite-Box: 45 Folder : 2 Women's Sports Foundation Do You Know Who I Am? ads [removed from frame]
2002
Offsite-Box: 45 Folder : 3 Women's Sports Foundation Ilana Kloss certificate [removed from frame]
1998 October 19
Offsite-Box: 62 WTA 30th Anniversary photo display [removed from frame]

Scope and Contents

Originally framed photos with engraved dedication to BJK for the 30th Anniversary of the WTA tour. Removed from frame by conservation.

2003
Offsite-Box: 57 Folder : 14 WTA Tour 2007 photo collage

Scope and Contents

Photo collage print on board with plaque text reading "2007 - The Year of Equality: Together We Made History Sony Ericsson WTA Tour."

2007
Offsite-Box: 45 Folder : 4 WTT King Trophy watercolor by Janet Nunn [removed from frame]
circa 2017
Offsite-Box: 45 Folder : 5 World Team Tennis Super-tiebreaker magazine cover [removed from frame]
1976
Offsite-Box: 45 Folder : 13 Item : 1 World Team Tennis Super-tiebreaker magazine cover [removed from frame]
1978
Offsite-Box: 45 Folder : 13 Item : 2 World Tennis magazine cover [removed from frame]

Scope and Contents

Cover features the World TeamTennis champions team The New York Sets, including BJK.

1976 November

Subseries VII.F. Posters, 1970-2019

Scope and Contents

Subseries VII.F contains all posters in the collection, including event posters, advertisement posters, and political posters and signs. Notable items include poster for the BJK Invitational 1971 of the Virginia Slims National Pro Circuit, advertisement posters for Nike and American Express featuring BJK, and a poster for an Original 9 reunion signed by all nine players. Items date from the 1970s to 2019.

Arrangement

Items are arranged chronologically.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Offsite-Box: 59 Folder : 1 Advertisements/ BJK Endorsements

Scope and Contents

Contains BJK Carnation instant breakfast ad poster and several American Express posters featuring BJK.

1970s-2008
Offsite-Box: 60 Folder : 1 BJK Invitational

Scope and Contents

Poster for the BJK Invitational in Long Beach, California, the second tournament of the Virginia Slims National Pro Circuit.

1971 January 14-17
Offsite-Box: 60 Folder : 1 Bobby Riggs Memorial Bake Sale

Scope and Contents

Poster for event sponsored by the Princeton Seminary Women Men's Auxiliary of the Princeton Theological Seminary.

circa 1975
Offsite-Box: 59 Folder : 2 San Francisco Giants

Scope and Contents

Poster of full team roster, including BJK's brother, pitcher Randy Moffitt.

1977
Offsite-Box: 60 Folder : 2 Inside Women's Tennis U.S. Open

Scope and Contents

Inside Women's Tennis poster from publication reading "An Era Ends The First Ten Years of the U.S. Open" with images of past champions.

1978 September 13
Offsite-Box: 61 Folder : 4 Nike Long May She Reign BJK ad

Scope and Contents

Includes two copies of poster, one on board.

circa 1980s
Offsite-Box: 59 Folder : 3 Virginia Slims

Scope and Contents

Virginia Slims World Championship Series poster mounted on board with text "To BJK for Shaping the Future of Women's Tennis. From Virginia Slims."

1986 March
Offsite-Box: 60 Folder : 2 Virginia Slims Legends AmFAR benefit

Scope and Contents

Poster for Virginia Slims Legends Presents The Greatest Hits of Our Time... In Concert And On the Court benefiting American Foundation for AIDS Research. Concert featuring Liza Minnelli hosted by Angela Lansbury and Pro-Celebrity and Lgends Challenge. Poster signed by Minnelli and Lansbury, as well as BJK and additional Legends players.

1994 March 19-20
Offsite-Box: 60 Folder : 2 Virginia Slims Legends On the Courts and in Concert

Scope and Contents

Poster for Virginia Slims Legends Hit It, Ladies On the Courts and In Concert benefit for the National AIDS Fund. Signed by BJK and additional Legends players.

1995 April 7-9
Offsite-Box: 59 Folder : 2 Fed Cup World Team Final

Scope and Contents

Poster for the Fed Cup World Team Final USA vs. Russia match held at the Taube Family Tennis Stadium, Stanford University. Signed by BJK and team.

1999 September 18-19
Offsite-Box: 61 Folder : 3 American Express BJK ad subway signs

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by photographer June Harrison in 2019.

Scope and Contents

Signed by BJK and photographer June Harrison.

2000
Offsite-Box: 61 Folder : 2 The Concert for New York City

Scope and Contents

Signed to BJK and Ilana Kloss by Melissa Etheridge, Mick Jagger, Elton John, and Paul McCartney.

2001 October 20
Offsite-Box: 61 Folder : 5 BJK 60th birthday

Scope and Contents

Poster signed with birthday messages.

2003
Offsite-Box: 61 Folder : 3 Sri Chinmoy Happiness

Scope and Contents

Signed and inscribed with personal note by Sri Chinmoy to BJK.

2003
Offsite-Box: 61 Folder : 6 US Open 25th Anniversary

Scope and Contents

Signed by BJK.

2003
Offsite-Box: 60 Folder : 3 WTT 30th anniversary season

Scope and Contents

Eight copies of WTT 30th season anniversary poster signed by players.

2005
Offsite-Box: 61 Folder : 7 HBO BJK: Portrait of a Pioneer
2006
Oversize: OS-large HBO BJK: Portrait of a Pioneer
2006
Offsite-Box: 61 Folder : 6 US Open

Scope and Contents

Signed with notes of congratulations to BJK for renaming of USTA BJK National Tennis Center.

2006
Offsite-Box: 60 Folder : 3 Hillary Clinton 2008 campaign

Scope and Contents

Three green and yellow signs for the HRC 2008 Presidential Campaign. Signs read "TURN UP THE HEAT" on one side and "TURN AMERICA AROUND" on other.

2007
Offsite-Box: 61 Folder : 8 Girleffect.org
circa 2010
Offsite-Box: 59 Folder : 2 Title IX

Scope and Contents

Title IX "I exercise my rights" poster featuring BJK.

circa 2010
Offsite-Box: 60 Folder : 3 STL Today Sports page

Scope and Contents

Article titled "Three Aces" highlighted, a story on tennis players Carol Hanks Aucamp, Justina Bricka, and Mary Ann Eisel Beattie. Handwritten note from Justina to BJK wishing BJK a happy 70th birthday.

2011 July 3
Offsite-Box: 59 Folder : 2 Original 9 Reunion

Scope and Contents

Poster from the WTA and Family Circle Cup for the Reunion of the Original 9: Founding Members of the Tour. Poster signed by all nine members.

2012 April 5-8
Offsite-Box: 60 Folder : 3 Kaye Ballard Live on Stage

Scope and Contents

Signed by Kaye Ballard.

2014 March 11
Offsite-Box: 59 Folder : 2 Harlem Junior Tennis and Education Program

Scope and Contents

Signed by members of the program.

circa 2015
Offsite-Box: 59 Folder : 2 Hillary Clinton Stronger Together

Scope and Contents

Two identical blue posters/ signs reading "STRONGER TOGETHER" from HRC's 2016 Presidential Campaign.

2016
Offsite-Box: 59 Folder : 2 Battle of the Sexes film

Scope and Contents

Several posters for the 2017 Battle of the Sexes film. One poster signed by BJK.

2017
Offsite-Box: 59 Folder : 2 Salesforce Equality Trailblazers

Scope and Contents

Salesforce Equality Awards poster featuring BJK, Lilly Ledbetter, Patricia Arquette, and Mary J. Blige as Equality Trailblazers.

2017
Offsite-Box: 59 Folder : 2 March for Our Lives
2018 March 24
Offsite-Box: 61 Folder : 6 US Open Pride
2019
Offsite-Box: 61 Folder : 8 WTT
2019

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