The Cleveland Public Library Sports Research Center presents: "The Meaning and Process of Collecting Sports Memorabilia"

Submitted by newmillenniumli... on Sat, 02/25/2012 - 12:12.

Brownbag Lunch Sports Series

"The Meaning and Process of Collecting Sports Memorabilia"

Tuesday, February 28, 2012   12:00 PM

Professors Jacquelyn Cuneen, Ray Schneider, and Nancy Spencer from Bowling Green State University's Sport Management program review the growth of sports collecting from local markets and personal interactions to an internet-based global marketplace.  This workshop looks at the exponential growth in sport memorabilia collecting in historical and modern terms.  Specifically, the presenters address the historical and contemporary meaning of celebrity and fame, how sports collectibles accrue in value, and the impact of the internet on the collectibles marketplace.

Feel free to bring your lunch!

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