Archives Photograph Collection

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title:

Edwin P. Belshaw

image number:

P0021463

description:

This image was scanned from the 1932 Wrestling Manager's Book.

In 1932, Belshaw won the Big Ten Conference Individual Championship; and the championship in the National Collegiate Wrestling Meet held at Bloomington. He was also a winner of the L.G. Balfour Award.

Belshaw died of blood poisoning on January 14, 1934 after receiving a mat burn at a Christmas charity wrestling match in Dayton, Ohio.

An inscribed and signed copy of this photograph is present in the scrapbook o f Delmas E. Aldridge held in the IU Archives.

date taken:

1932

photographer studio:

Sinclair Studio - Bloomington, Indiana

accession number:

2008/059

accession number:

2016/122

copyright owner:

Sinclair Studio - Bloomington, Indiana

personal name:

Belshaw, Edwin Pelton "Eddie"

topic:

Wrestling

topic:

Action (posed)

city:

Bloomington

state:

Indiana

series:

Individuals