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Minnesota Golden Gopher Football Bibliography

For those interested in the history of the Golden Gophers
on the gridiron, the following books are a great place to start.
As these are generally out-of-print, your best bet on finding
them is through out-of-print bookdealers. Another place to
go is Barnes & Nobel, where their website actually features
a search for such books. Good luck....

HISTORY OF MINNESOTA FOOTBALL, edited by Martin Newell, The
General Alumni Association of the University of Minnesota, 1928

DR. HENRY L. WILLIAMS, A FOOTBALL BIOGRAPHY, by Stan W. Carlson,
Ediotor & Publisher Stan W. Carlson, Minneapolis, 1938

100 YEARS OF GOLDEN GOPHER FOOTBALL, Edited by Ralph Turtinen,
Men's Athletic Department of the University of Minnesota, 1981

MINNESOTA FOOTBALL- THE GOLDEN YEARS 1932-1941, by James P. Quirk,
1985

GOPHER SKETCHBOOK, By Al Papas, Jr., Nodin Press, Minneapolis, 1990,
ISBN 0-931714-41-9

THE GAME BREAKER- The Story of Bruce Smith-Minnesota's Only Heisman
Award Winner, By Tom and sam Akers, Edited by Arno Goethel, Ralph
Turtinen Publishing Co., 1977

THE AUTUMN WARRIOR- Murray Warmath's 65 Years in American Football,
By Mike Wilkinson, Burgess International Group, Edina, 1992,
ISBN 0-8087-5262-6

GOLD GLORY, by Richard Rainbolt, Ralph Turtinen Publishing Co.,
1972, Library of Congress Card Number 72-87121

THE GOLDEN GOPHERS, Edited by William S. Gibson, General Alumni
Association of the University of Minnesota, 1935

The following books are not limited to our Gophers, but still
provide a lot of info on our favorite team......

SID!, by Sid Hartman with Patrick Reusse, Voyageur Press, 1997,
ISBN 0-89658-352-X

MY LIFETIME IN SPORTS, by George A. Barton, The Olympic Press,
Minneapolis, 1957, 

GOLDEN MEMORIES, By Ray Christensen with Stew Thornley, Nodin
Press, 1993, ISBN 0-931714-52-4

BIG TEN FOOTBALL, by Mervin D. Hyman and Gordon S. White, Jr.,
Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc., New York, 1977, ISBN 0-02-558070-1

THE BIG NINE- The Story of Football in the Western Conference,
by Howard Roberts, G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1948

BIG TEN FOOTBALL, by John D. McCallum, Chilton Book Company, 
Radnor, Pennsylvania, 1976, ISBN 0-8019-6396-6

THE BIG TEN, by Kennth L. "Tug" Wilson and Jerry Brondfield,
Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1967, Library of
Congress Catalog Card Number 67-20746

THE HISTORY OF AMERICAN FOOTBALL, by Allison Danzig, Prentice-Hall,
Inc., Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1956, Library of Congress
Catalog Card Number 56-9844

In addition, any credible history of the Big Ten, or College
Football in general, should provide a great deal of information
about Minnesota's historic football past.

Many books speak of specific Gopher players or games, but a
listing of books which fulfill that criteria would be too
long to list here. Hopefully, this list will be of assistance
to any Gopher fan wanting to research the Maroon & Gold.