John V. Mara letters

John V. Mara letters

Dates: 1943

Typewritten and signed letters. The two items are dated March 5 and April 15, 1943. The letters are addressed to Jim Hecker of Provo, Utah, extending to him an invitation to play with the New York Football Giants until he is drafted into the U.S. military. The letter states the terms of the contract such as payment and benefits.

  • Extent: 2 items (2 leaves)
  • Creator: Mara, John V.. -- New York Giants (Football team)
  • Call Number: MSS SC 2022
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from John V. Mara letters must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 2022; John V. Mara letters; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 2022, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Jim Hecker in 1982.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Jim Hecker; 1982.
Subject Terms
Hecker, Jim; New York Giants (Football team)--History--Sources; Football players--Utah--History--Sources; Football--New York (State)--New York--Clubs--History--Sources; Social Life and Customs; Sports and Recreation
Genre / Form
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Mara (John V.) letters
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:27-0600
Finding Aid Language
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

President of the "New York Football Giants, Inc."

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