Track (Men’s) (Sports Information) Records
UA.8.1.3.12

Summary Information

Repository
Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator
Michigan State University. Sports Information Office. Track.
Title
Track (Men's) records (Sports Information Office)
ID
UA.8.1.3.12
Date [inclusive]
1937-1983
Extent
0.1 Cubic feet , 4 folders
Language
English

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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History

Track was one of the first sports to gain acceptance from the administration at Michigan State University. Some of the first intercollegiate field days were held in 1884. A student at assumed the duties of track coach in 1898 and the following year a non-student was hired.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection contains a photocopy of “Spartan Thinclad News” from April 1937, it was a program for the inaugural meet of the new track on campus. It gives a history of track at MSU as well as program for the dedication of the track. The records also include programs for Big Ten Indoor track meets, a Big Ten outdoor meet, as well a program for the State Journal Spartan relays an indoor high school meet.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections June 2009

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824
517-355-2330
archives@msu.edu

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status note

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 University. Dept. of Intercollegiate Athletics. -- General subdivision--Track.;

Subject(s)

  • Track and field

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Collection Inventory

Spartan Thinclad News- Michigan State Track Dedication Program and University of Chicago vs. Michigan State meet program April 17, 1937  

Drawer
FD
Folder
1

Indoor Track and Field programs 1962, 1974, 1983 

FD 2

Outdoor Track and Field program 1981 

FD 3

State Journal – Spartan Relays program 1969 

FD 4

Serials 

#367: (Michigan State) Indoor-Outdoor Track 

#460: Michigan Interscholastic Track and Field Meet Program 

#465: Michigan State Relays 

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