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Stanford University athletics

Last Updated: 1-May-2014

Stanford University football team, 1894

A guide to resources on the history of athletic programs at Stanford University. Additional resources on specific sports may be found via Searchworks; try a keyword search with the terms "Stanford University" and the particular sport in which you are interested.

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Copies of most of these books are available for reference use in the Special Collecions reading room. Additional copies may be available in other library locations. For details, click the title links to see the Searchworks record for each item.

1st ed. Stanford, Calif. : Stanford Alumni Association, [1982]
Green Library » Lane Reading Room: Stanford history » GV691 .S8 C38 1982 F
Palo Alto, Calif., Pacific Books [1952]
Green Library » Lane Reading Room: Stanford history » GV691 .S8 G7
Stanford, Calif., Dept of Athletics, Stanford University, c1972.
Green Library » Lane Reading Room: Stanford history » GV693 .S8 L5
Champaign, IL : Sports Publishing, c1997.
Green Library » Bender Room » GV691 .S8 M54 1997
[Stanford, Calif.] : Stanford University Department of Athletics, c2001.
Special Collections » University Archives reference » GV691 .S8 S83 2001 F
West Point, N.Y. : Leisure Press, c1982.
Special Collections » University Archives » GV958 .S7 S8 1982
[1st ed.] New York, Exposition Press [1957]
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » 796.331 .S78CO
Huntsville, Ala. : Strode Publishers, c1975.
Green Library » Stacks » GV958 .S7 M47

Archives and manuscripts

Image collections

University publications and ephemera

University publications and ephemera are identified by four-digit call numbers. You will need to know the call number to request this material in the Special Collections Reading Room.

  • 6750: Physical Education for men (pre-1975)
  • 6770: Physical Education for women (pre-1975)
  • 6780: Dept. of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (1975-present)
  • 8500: Intercollegiate athletics
  • 8510: Women's intercollegiate athletics
  • 8980: Intramural athletics