Women's Sports (Sports Information Office) records
Scope and Contents
This collection contains materials created by Michigan State University Sports Information Office related to women’s sports at MSU. The records include media guides, schedules, and season outlooks for basketball, golf, gymnastics, swimming and diving, track, and volleyball. Also included are two programs from women’s sports banquets held in 1983 and 1985.
- 1964 - 2013
- Michigan State University. Sports Information Office (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.
The Women’s Athletic Association was established in 1924, which included field hockey, tennis, rifle, basketball, volleyball, swimming, fencing and soccer. In 1972, women's sports were expanded due to Title IX. Women student athletes began to be awarded varsity letters in 1980. Now, women’s varsity sports include basketball, crew, cross-country, field hockey, golf, gymnastics, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field, and volleyball. Women's athletics were officially incorporated into the Big Ten Conference in 1981-1982.
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Donor(s) have transferred any applicable copyright to Michigan State University but the collection may contain third-party materials for which copyright was not transferred. Copyright restrictions may apply. Property Rights: Michigan State University.
- Women’s Sports (Sports Information Office) Records
- 4 Published And Cataloged
- E. Geahan
- July 2009
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.