Football (Sports Information Office) Records

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Football (Sports Information Office) records
Date [inclusive]
0.25 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 football program at Michigan State University began as a club in 1895 and became a varsity sport in 1896. The first head football coach at MSU was appointed in 1897. The football program has participated as a member of Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (1896-1906), Independent (1907-1948) and Big Ten Conference (from 1949).

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Scope and Content

The collection consists publications, programs, rosters, and other materials including serials Football Media Guide, Spartan Stadium Sideliner and Press Box Information.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections May 2012

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

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 University. Athletics. Football.


  • Programs (Publications)


  • Athletics -- Michigan
  • College sports -- Michigan -- East Lansing
  • Football

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Collection Inventory

Drawer Folder

"1st & Ten" - a publication of The State News, vol. 4, issue 3 October 9, 1999 

F.D. 1

Game Summaries 1953, 1958 

F.D. 2

Gridiron Journal 1939-1940 

F.D. 3

Individual Game Information 1953, 1958, 1982 

F.D. 4

Newspaper clippings Undated 

F.D. 5

Old Timers' Game programs 1958-1960, 1962 

F.D. 6


F.D. 7

MSC Annual Football Bust December 20, 1930 

Duffy Daugherty Football Building Dedication October 4, 1980 

Rosters 1952-1953 

F.D. 9

Schedule for 1965 through 1972 

F.D. 4

Script for 1953 Michigan State Football Preview Film 

F.D. 9

"Spartan Huddle" 1962-1964, 1972 

F.D. 8

Spring Football Information 1952 

F.D. 9
Box Folder

1st & Ten - a publication of the State News, vol. 4, issue 2 October 2, 1999 

F.D 10

1st & Ten - a publication of the State News, vol. 5, issue 4 October 14, 2000 

F.D. 11


#305: Football Media Guide 1936-2010 

#54: Spartan Stadium Sideliner 1911-2014 

#859: Press Box Information Sheet 1945-1980 

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