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Dick Rasmussen papers

Identifier: IWA1228

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Scope and Contents

The Dick Rasmussen papers date from 1964 to 2008 and measure one linear foot in one box. The papers are arranged in two series: 6 on 6 and Audiovisual.

The 6 on 6 series (1977-1999) consists of programs from the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union and a scrapbook of newspaper clippings regarding famous 6 on 6 games.

The Audiovisual series (1964-2008) contains videocassettes, DVD, and film materials of girls’ 6 on 6 basketball in Iowa, including recordings of State Championships and documentaries about the game.


  • Creation: 1964 - 2008


Conditions Governing Access

The papers are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright held by the donor has been transferred to the University of Iowa.

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Biographical / Historical

Dick Rasmussen was born in 1936 on a farm just west of Audubon, Iowa. In his youth he attended the farm and country school, so it was not until he started high school at Audubon that he began to play basketball. He soon caught up to his peers and had success on the Audubon High boys’ basketball team. Later in life, Rasmussen became the basketball coach for the South Hamilton and Ankeny high school teams, where he shared his passion and love for the game with a new generation.


5 linear inches

6 videocassettes


2 film reels (16mm)

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High school basketball player who later coached the South Hamilton and Ankeny basketball teams.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers (donor no. 1566) were donated by Sue and Dick Rasmussen in 2018.

Dick Rasmussen papers
Emma Barton-Norris, 2021
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Repository Details

Part of the Iowa Women's Archives Repository

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