The Spartan Sports collection consists of sports programs from the different sports departments at San José State University and various sports related guide books. The sports team programs featured in the collection include the following: Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Judo, Rugby, Swimming, Tennis, and Track & Field. The collection also contains official handbooks, manuals and athletic rules for these sports. The bulk of the collection consists of athletic rule books from different time periods such as the E.B. DeGroot Official Athletic Almanacs which contain rules, photographs, and official time records. Most books in the collection feature photographs of sports and sports teams. The collection also contains many National Collegiate Athletic Association publications. These guides are organized by sport type and contain lists of athletes in many colleges and universities as well as team records. This collection is arranged into two series: Series I: Official Sports Programs and Manuals 1908-1987, Series II: Printed Matter 1949-2004.
The Spartan Sports Collection, MSS-2010-08-08, San José State University Library Special Collections & Archives.