Varsity Alumni S Club Records

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Michigan State University. Varsity Alumni 'S' Club.
Varsity Alumni 'S' Club records
Date [inclusive]
0.1 Cubic feet

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: "Item title, Collection title, Collection Identifier, Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections, East Lansing, Michigan."

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Historical Note

The Varsity Club was organized circa 1914-1915 with a goal to promote cooperation among athletes, the athletic department and student body. The organization is open to current or past Michigan State University varsity letter holders. The organization sponsors events, awards, and scholarships. The group later became the Varsity 'S' Club and then the Varsity Alumni S Club.

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Scope and Content

The collection consists of a flyer, programs, photographs, and a serial, #721 Varsity Alumni 'S' Club.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections February 2013

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824

Revision Description

  August 2014

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University. Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Michigan State Spartans (Football team).
  • Michigan State University. Students. Societies, etc.
  • Michigan State University. Varsity Alumni 'S' Club.


  • Photographs
  • Programs (Publications)
  • Serial publications

Personal Name(s)

  • Gibson, Kirk


  • College athletes -- Michigan -- East Lansing
  • College students -- Societies and clubs

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Collection Inventory

Drawer Folder

Birth of the Big 10 Reunion 1989 

F.D. 1

Dance card undated 

F.D. 1

Event flyers 2007-2008 

F.D. 2

Varsity Alumni S Club Room Dedicated to Spartan Athletic History by Bruce McCristal 2008 

F.D. 4

MSU Alumni Varsity Letterman Directory compiled and edited by Lyman Frimodig 1965 

F.D. 5


F.D. 3

Kirk Gibson (LA Dodgers) undated 

Biographical Note

Played MSU Football (1975-78) and Baseball (1978). Played with Detroit Tigers from 1983 to 1987. Gibson joined the Dodgers in 1988-1990. In 1991, he signed as a free agent with the Kansas City Royals, and then in 1992 signed as a free agent with the Pittsburgh Pirates. He retired from baseball temporarily but the following spring, Sparky Anderson convinced him to return to baseball. He spent the final three years of his career (1993–1995) back with the Detroit Tigers.

1947-1 Football Teams' Reunion undated 


#721: Varsity Alumni 'S' Club 1952-1982, 2007-2008 

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