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Richard Petty Collection: Periodicals

materials donated by Lynda and Richard Petty documenting Richard Petty's career

Richard Petty

Periodicals (Complete Issues)

Action Track

1988. January (Richard Petty Talks about Politics, Racing). Box 27. Folder 1.

Auto hebdo

1992. November 25 (article about Richard). Note to Richard from the author attached. Box 27. Folder 2.

Behind the Driver

1998 Winston Cup Series. Box 27. Folder 3.

Bubba Magazine

1993. summer (what he plans to do in his retirement). Box 27. Folder 4.

Car Graphic

1993. January (article on Richard in Japanese). Box 27. Folder 5.

City-County Magazine

1992. September (Petty's reflections on his family and his life in racing). Box 27. Folder 6.

Collector's World

1992. October (Richard and Kyle Petty collectibles). Box 27. Folder 7.
1992. December (all things Petty). Box 27. Folder 7.

Communications: The Professional Journal of Business Communications

1972. May. Cover and article on use of two-way radios in race cars. Box 27. Folder 8.

Eagle Performance Report

1992. Spring (The King Steps Down). Box 27. Folder 9.

Ford World

1969. February 7 (Richard driving Ford at Riverside). Note to Richard from Barry L. Collier attached. Box 27. Folder 10.

Franklin Mint Almanac

1990. Spring (Richard and Lynda's collections). Box 27. Folder 11.

  • Letter from editor Mark Mussari.

Goodyear Motor Sports Club Challenge

1976. No. 1 (Richard the Family Man and pull-out poster of car). Box 27. Folder 12.

Grand National Illustrated

1982. No. 1 (Petty poster, interview); July (Visit with Classy Petty Ladies). Box 27. Folder 13.
1983. July (Richard Petty's Photo Album). Box 27. Folder 14.
1985. March (Petty's Drag Racing Period); May (Kyle Petty); July (Richard Petty on the Track). Box 27. Folder 15.

Heart of the Ozarks Auto Racing News

1972. October 26 (article on Richard). Note to Richard written on front of the issue.Box 27. Folder 16 .

Hot Rod

1975. April (Richard Petty: The Man & His Cars). Box 27. Folder 17.

Jerry McCoin's Stock Car Preview

1992. (Richard Petty and Kyle Petty). Box 28. Folder 1.

Look What's Happening

1975. June-August (Richard at track worship service). Bottom of page two has a note to Richard from evangelist Albert Long. Box 28. Folder 2.

MOPAR Muscle

1993. February (The King Speaks: The MOPAR Years). Box 28. Folder 3.

Music City News

1992. June (TNN Music City News Country Awards souvenir edition). Autographed on cover, "To Linda, Love Alan Jackson." Box 28. Folder 4.

NASCAR Illustrated

1998. April (Personalities that Shaped NASCAR). Box 28. Folder 5.
1999. November (Petty Racing 50th Anniversary); December (Kyle Petty Person of the Year). Box 28. Folder 6.

NASCAR Winston Cup

1999. Box 28. Folder 7.

NASCAR Winston Cup Grand National Yearbook

1982. Box 28. Folder 8.
1983. Box 28. Folder 9.
1984. Box 28. Folder 10.

New Dominion Lifestyle

1976. November (Richard Petty and His Fans). Box 28. Folder 11.

Official NASCAR Preview and Press Guide

1994. Box 29. Folder 1.
1995. Box 29. Folder 2.
1996. Box 29. Folder 3.
1997. Box 29. Folder 4.
1998. Box 29. Folder 5.
2002. Box 29. Folder 6.
2003. Box 29. Folder 7.

Official NASCAR Yearbook and Press Guide

1988. Box 30. Folder 1.
1991. Box 30. Folder 2.
1992. Box 30. Folder 3.
1993. Box 30. Folder 4.

Pit Pass

1992. December (Richard and Kyle Petty, Dale Inman). Box 31. Folder 1.

Popular Mechanics

1998. August (Four Generations of Pettys in NASCAR). Box 31. Folder 2.

Racing Cars

1977. April (Richard Petty interview). Box 31. Folder 3.

Racing Pictorial

1961. Box 31. Folder 4.
1964. Box 31. Folder 5.
1964-1965 Annual. Box 31. Folder 6.
1965-1966 Annual. Box 31. Folder 7.
1967-1968 Annual. Box 31. Folder 8.
1970 Summer Edition. Box 31. Folder 9.
1970-1971 Annual. Box 31. Folder 10.
1972-1973 Annual. Box 31. Folder 11.
1974 Summer Edition. Box 31. Folder 12.
1976 Spring and Summer Editions. Box 31. Folder 13.

Racing Super Speedway Style

1984. (Richard Petty Quest for #200). Box 31. Folder 14.

Racing Yearbook

1982. Box 31. Folder 15.

Rallye Racing

1973. July, (Richard Petty), written in German. Box 31. Folder 16

  • Copy of a letter to Bill Dredge, Vice-President of STP Corporation, from Charles G. Proche, thanking for him his assistance in writing the article.

Richard Petty's Stock Car Magazine

1997. Numbers 1, 2, and 3. Box 31. Folder 17.
1998. April. Box 31. Folder 18.

RJR Report

1985. (Meet the Royal Family of Stock Car Racing). Box 31. Folder 19.

Rod Builder

1960. June (Champions Are Made, Not Born) and cover shot of "Dick" Petty working on his car. Box 31. Folder 20.

Scott Impact

1968. (short article on Richard Petty plus cover and other photos of Petty racing action). Box 31. Folder 21.

Sports Illustrated

1994. September 19. (40 for the Ages). Box 31. Folder 22.

Stock Car Racing

1967. November (Maurice Petty). Box 32. Folder 1.
1968. April (The Petty Story); May (What Makes Petty Run). Box 32. Folder 2.
1969. April (The Petty Flap). Box 32. Folder 3.
1972. March (The Pettys); June. (color page of #43 car). Box 32. Folder 4.
1974. June (Petty Does It Again); November (Firecracker 400). Box 32. Folder 5.
1976. March (Petty Is Back); April (Petty Superbird); June (Greatest Stock Car Finish Ever); December (Ready and Willing). Box 32. Folder 6.
1977. September (Excerpts from King Richard). Box 32. Folder 7.
1978. June (Petty Color Pull Out); November (Petty: Why I Quit IROC). Box 32. Folder 8.
1979. February (Richard Petty Looks Ahead); May (Kyle Petty); December (Richard Petty Writes). Box 32. Folder 9.
1980. December (Richard Petty's Garage). Box 32. Folder 10.
1981. June (Dale Inman). Box 32. Folder 11.
1982. June (Richard Petty's Race Car Hauler). Box 32. Folder 12.
1983. June (Richard Wins Rockingham); August (Richard Petty Winning Again). Box 32. Folder 13.
1984. September (Richard Petty Explains His Plans); October (Richard Nears 200 at Dover); November (Petty Wins 200th). Box 32. Folder 14.
1986. January (Petty Enterprises Reborn). Box 33. Folder 1.
1988. May (How I Survived Daytona Crash). Box 33. Folder 2.
1989. April. (King and His Car Builder). Box 33. Folder 3.
1992. March (Richard Petty's Story); December (various articles). Box 33. Folder 4.
1993. April (Dale Inman); August (Kyle Petty). Box 33. Folder 5.

STV Guide

1989. February (Interview: King Richard of NASCAR). Box 33. Folder 6.

Triad

1979. Winter (On the Hustings with Richard Petty). Box 33. Folder 7.

View

1974. August (Richard Petty at Checkered Flag Dinner in Talladega). Box 33. Folder 8.

 

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