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Madness @ Mason: Documenting a Dream Season

Madness @ Mason: Documenting a Dream Season

 

Madness @ Mason: Documenting a Dream Season is an electronic archive of artifacts, printed materials, and other items which document the George Mason University Men's Basketball Team's 2005-2006 season and NCAA Tournament Run. It was conceived by the University Libraries' Special Collections & Archives department (SC&A) during March 2006 with the purpose of preserving items related to the 2005-2006 season and facilitating greater access to them through the World Wide Web.

Recent Submissions

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2007-01-08)
    Photographs of the 2006 NCAA Washington Regional Champion trophy awarded to George Mason University. George Mason received the trophy after its victory over the University of Connecticut in the "Elite Eight" matchup on ...
  • Sports Illustrated; Photographer Greg Foster (Sports Illustrated, 2006-03-27)
    Cover of the March 27, 2006 issue of Sports Illustrated featuring Lamar Butler by photographer Greg Foster. The cover story profiled George Mason University, Wichita State, Bradley, and Gonzaga as the midmajor teams to ...
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2006-11-02)
    Officially licensed NCAA ticket holder for the Final Four tournament in Indianapolis, IN. The clear plastic holder features a NCAA hologram as well as a Final Four pin. The attached lanyard features both the NCAA and Final ...
  • County of Fairfax (2006-10-27)
    Certificate of Recognition presented to the George Mason University Men's Basketball Team by the County of Fairfax. Document contains the signature of Gerald E. Connolly, Chairman of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors ...
  • County of Fairfax (2006-10-27)
    Proclamation by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors designating Friday, March 24, 2006 as George Mason University Day. Document contains the signature of Gerald E. Connolly, Chairman of the Fairfax County Board of ...
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2006-10-24)
    Official NCAA Final Four t-shirt featuring the NCAA Final Four logo on front and the logos of each of the participating teams (UCLA, University of Florida, Louisiana State University, and George Mason) on the back. (Item ...
  • George Mason University (2006-10-23)
    2-sided Mason Patriots NCAA Final Four badge with green lanyard. 2005-06 Men's Basketball Season and Tournament Run Collection Box 3
  • Sheraton Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (2006-10-23)
    Key card from the Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel & Suites during the NCAA Final Four Tournament. (Item loaned to SC&A for digitization by Derek Sedell)
  • Anonymous (2006-10-23)
    Promotional necklace with badge sponsored by the Coca Cola Company for the NCAA Final Four tournament in Indianapolis, IN. (Item loaned to SC&A for digitization by Derek Sedell)
  • Anonymous (2006-10-16)
    Flyer for official Patriots Sweet Sixteen after party held at Bridges in Fairfax, VA. 2005-06 Men's Basketball Season and Tournament Run Collection 2.22
  • George Mason University (2006-10-04)
    Official NCAA tournament ticket request form for those with season tickets to George Mason University men's basketball. (Item loaned to SC&A for digitization by Tom and Evelyn Kiley)
  • George Mason University (2005)
    Ticket order form for the 2005-06 George Mason University basketball season. (Item loaned to SC&A for digitization by Tom and Evelyn Kiley)
  • George Mason University (2006-10-02)
    Yellow Mason Patriots cheering towel. (Item loaned to SC&A for digitization by Tom and Evelyn Kiley)
  • Washington Post (2006-09-28)
    Printing Plate from the March 27, 2006 edition of The Washington Post. This edition ran the morning after George Mason University defeated the University of Connecticut to advance into the Final Four. 2005-06 Men's Basketball ...
  • ESPN (2006-02-17)
    Selections from the ESPN BracketBusters basketball tournament, which took place on February 17-18, 2006. The selections shown here are the cover page of the publication, an introduction and explanation of the tournament ...
  • George Mason University (2006-09-28)
    "Bobblehead" figurine of George Mason University mascot Gunston. (Item loaned to SC&A for digitization by Tom and Evelyn Kiley)
  • Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) (2006-03)
    Selections from the CAA Men's Basketball Championship program, which took place in Richmond, VA from March 3-6, 2006. The program includes CAA history, several feature articles, and team profiles. The selections shown here ...
  • Davis, Tom (2006-03-28)
    Submission to the Congressional Record by Rep. Tom Davis (R-VA) congratulating George Mason University on their appearance in the NCAA Final Four tournament. The entry appeared in the Congressional Record on March 28, 2006: ...
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2006)
    Official NCAA George Mason Patriots baseball cap. "2006 NCAA Regional Champions" is stitched on the cap, along with the NCAA, Mason Athletics, and Final Four logos. (Item loaned to SC&A for digitization by Robert Vay)
  • Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) (2005)
    Excerpts from the CAA 2005-06 Basketball Fan Guide. Included here are the following: the cover; page 1 - a letter from CAA Commissioner Tom Yeager; page 2 - a history of the CAA; page 3 - an advertisement for the CAA ...

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