Gallery view

1969 July 24

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to Noel Morris

McCormack confirms that Tony Jacklin will participate in the Australian Open and Dunlop International for an appearance fee of $8,000. McCormack notes that in regards to Rod Laver, he is creating a proposal encompassing the entire world outside of the United States.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1974 Nov. 16

McCormack, Mark H.

Memorandum from Mark H. McCormack to Arthur J. Lafave

Disagreeing with a memorandum from Lafave concerning Rod Laver. McCormack suggests that Laver could be in a position to pay higher commisions similar to Jean Claude Killy, Arnold Palmer, Jackie Stewart, and Gary Player.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1969 Aug. 1

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to George Carr

Inquiring about a Dunlop publicity poster featuring Rod Laver. McCormack asks if the original was made in color and if he would be able to purchase a copy. Regardless of it availability in color, McCormack indicates that he is interested in many black and white copies to use for autographs.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1969 May 12

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to Rod Laver

McCormack informs Laver how pleased he is to have heard that Laver's ailments are improving. He also notes how pleased he is with the progress on the Adidas matter.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1969 Oct. 13

McCormack, Mark H.

Memorandum from Mark H. McCormack to Arthur J. Lafave Jr and Richard R. Alford

Concerning a Rod Laver and Donnay affiliation. McCormack met with Donnay to discuss contract details for Rod Laver.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1974 Aug. 1

McCormack, Mark H.

Memorandum from Mark H. McCormack to Arthur J. Lafave

London (England) - McCormack is not impressed with the Rod Laver and Chemold contract.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1969 July 17

McCormack, Mark H.

Memorandum concerning Rod Laver

Memorandum sent to John W. McGrath, Robert E. Winn, Richard R. Alford, David A. Rees, Martin Sorrell, and William H. Carpenter. McCormack wonders as to whether or not Rod Laver be advised to alter his resident, set up a form of Swedish corporation owned by McCormack with options to re-purchase, get involved in a Bahamian partnership, or do something to minimize taxes.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1968 Dec. 31

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to Norman Blake

Proposing two affiliations with Pan American, Rod Laver and Wimbledon. McCormack suggests forming a Rod Laver tennis club that would own the Wimbledon films produced by Trans World International. A possibility also exists for Pan American to represent Wimbledon itself. McCormack indicates that the association with Rod Laver could include promotions at all levels, advertising, p... more

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1969 Nov. 8

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to Noel Morris

McCormack notes his position on the fee for a Rod Laver contract in Australia. The current proposal of $5,000 is not desirable and instead McCormack suggests a 1% of sales arrangement similar to that of Arnold Palmer or Jack Nicklaus. McCormack indicates that this will be mutually beneficial and will make Laver feel more a part of the Slazengers family.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1969 Nov. 10

McCormack, Mark H.

Memorandum from Mark H. McCormack to Martin Sorrell

McCormack indicates that he has no problem with Hazel Lethwaite filming Gary Player and Rod Laver in November. He suggests that Sorrell contact Sarah Chappell regarding Player's schedule and Bryan Cowgill for Laver's.

Mark H. McCormack Papers