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Eleanor B. Hunter Collection of J. Lyles Alley, 1975-1990

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Contents List


Box 1

Folder 1. Eulogy for Coach Lyles Alley, March 19, 1990.

Folder 2. Memo from Roger N. Thompson ['53, former basketball team captain] to Eleanor Hunter, March 23, 1990, attached to three copies of eulogy.

Folder 3. Photographs

[six color, approx. 3 x 5]

  • Christmas 1987, “Santa” handing Alley something
  • Untitled, Alley throwing a ball to a young child (2 copies)
  • Untitled, Alley in the middle of a group shot, possibly a family
  • Untitled, Alley sitting on a couch with four children
  • Untitled, Alley wearing a cowboy hat standing with his arm around a woman

[two b/w, approx. 8 x 10]

  • Alley with a man wearing a suit jacket, Athletic Hall of Fame patch, March 30, 1976; autograph “Gene, I enjoyed being on the show – Best Wishes, Darrell Floyd”
  • Untitled, Alley standing next to John West [new athletic director], on the back “News-Piedmont photo by George W. Gardner, Jr.” Appeared in The Greenville News, January 22 1975, page 13.

Folder 4. Sign, “Reserved-Coach Lyles Alley”


  • Award, golf statuette, “Pure Gold Alley ‘83”
  • VHS Tape, “Lyles Alley” – The Butch Estes Show, possibly 1989; includes highlights of Furman basketball games; profile of Lyles Alley, recognized at Greater Greenville Basketball Club Luncheon, established Lyles Alley Award for S.C. College Coach of the year.