The IISOH is a Pennsylvania non-profit educational, literary and research corporation and is organized to operate a Library and Museum devoted to the History of Sport, Physical Education, Recreation, Dance, Sport in Art and the Olympic Games.Learn More
To Increase Literacy
To publish books, monographs, academic works and other literature, to produce videos and films in these subject areas and engage in activities that further promotes the mission of the Institute.
To Further Education
To educate youth and to increase public awareness and appreciation in the arts and humanities in these subject areas through a variety of programs including, historical, social and cultural exhibitions, programs and events which further promotes these educational objectives.
To Conduct Research
To conduct and support scholarly research in the arts and humanities in the History of Sport, Physical Education, Recreation, Dance, Sport in Art and the Olympic Games.
The IISOH has a number of fundraising goals. Some are for immediate use and others are for the long term sustainability of the Institute. Our goal is to develop sufficient resources through endowments so that we do not have to focus on fundraising. Instead we can focus on our mission. Explore to see the programs we are utilizing and consider where and how you can help. We seek donations large and small as well as items for the Library and Museum. Together we can promote education, wellness, sports, and sports history.