Guide to the Five Years of Track and Field Athletics at College of San Mateo 62 years Ago SCM0148

Finding aid prepared by Daniel Hartwig
Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Stanford University Libraries.
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, California, 94305
Repository email:
May 2011

Title: Five years of track and field athletics at College of San Mateo 62 years ago
Identifier/Call Number: SCM0148
Contributing Institution: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 volume(s)
Date: 1994
creator: Byrd, Oliver Erasmus.
creator: Byrd, Oliver Erasmus

Scope and Contents note

Bound volume of copies of clippings about the track team at the College of San Mateo, as well as information on Byrd's career. Produced in 1994 by Dr. Byrd.

Biographical/Historical note

Track coach, professor, and physician, Byrd earned three degrees at Stanford University: A.B. in economics, 1929, M.A. in hygiene and physical education, 1933, and Ed.D. in health education, 1940. In 1947 he earned his M.D. from the University of California. From 1932-1937 he was on the faculty at the College of San Mateo and their track coach. In 1937 he joined the Stanford faculty, where he taught until his retirement in 1971.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

College of San Mateo. -- General subdivision--Sports.;
Stanford University. -- General subdivision--Faculty.;
College sports.
Track and field.

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