Track (Men’s) (Sports Information) Records

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Michigan State University. Sports Information Office. Track.
Track (Men's) records (Sports Information Office)
Date [inclusive]
0.1 Cubic feet , 4 folders

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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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

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.;


  • 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  


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


#367: (Michigan State) Indoor-Outdoor Track 

#460: Michigan Interscholastic Track and Field Meet Program 

#465: Michigan State Relays 

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