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Basketball: Topics in Chronicling America

Search Strategies & Selected Articles

The links below provide access to a sampling of articles from historic newspapers that can be found in Chronicling America. You can further explore the topic of "Basketball" using the following search strategies:

  • Use the following terms in combination, proximity, or as a phrase:
    basketball, basket-ball, Basket Ball, Naismith, dribble, rules, intercollegiate, AAU, YMCA
  • It is important to use a specific date range if looking for articles for a particular event in order to narrow your results. To narrow your results for this topic, search between 1893 and 1915.

Selected Articles from Chronicling America