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The Wildcat


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The Wildcat  Display Case 
(Special Collections, Falvey Memorial Library)

The Villanovan, Vol. 10, no. 6, May 1926.
(Special Collections, Falvey Memorial Library)

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“The name “Wildcats” is the official nickname of all athletic teams that represent Villanova. The name was adopted by the vote of the student body after a contest for a suitable name had been conducted by the Class of ’26…”

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Varsity Track, 1957.
Ed.: Joe Chase, Sports Information Director.
Villanova University, 1957.
(Courtesy of the University Archives)

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Football Brochure, 1958.
Ed.: Joe Chase, Sports Information Director.
Villanova University, 1958.
(Courtesy of the University Archives)

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Villanova Football, “A Different Breed of ‘Cat”, 1987.
(Courtesy of the University Archives)

Sunshine Day, 1988.*
(Courtesy of the University Archives)

Wildcat.*
N.d.
(Courtesy of the University Archives)

* Not all the items in this exhibit were digitized, however, bibliographic information is provided for every item that was on display.