Guide to the Bill Regan Photograph Collection

SJSU Library Special Collections and Archives
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
San Jose State University
One Washington Square
San Jose, CA 95192-0028
Phone: (408) 808-2061
Fax: (408) 808-2063
Email: special.collections@sjsu.edu
URL: http://library.sjsu.edu/sjsu-special-collections/sjsu-special-collections-and-archives
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Trustees of the California State University. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Bill Regan Photograph Collection

Collection number: MSS-2007-12-01



SJSU Special Collections & Archives
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library

San José State University

One Washington Square

San José, CA 95192-0028

Phone: (408) 808-2062

Fax: (408) 808-2063

Email: special.collections@sjsu.edu

URL: http://library.sjsu.edu/sjsu-special-collections/sjsu-special-collections-and-archives
Processed by:
Jennifer Rodrigues
Date Completed:
2007
Encoded by:
Veronica Cabrera
Date Completed:
2007
© 2007 Trustees of the California State University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Bill Regan photograph collection
Dates: 1937-1953
Collection number: MSS-2007-12-01
Creator: Regan, Bill
Collection Size: 1 box .63 linear feet
Repository: San Jose State University. Library.
San Jose, California 95192-0028
Abstract: The Bill Regan Photograph Collection documents San Jose State University (SJSU) from 1937 to 1953. The images chronicle a variety of campus events, sports, students, staff and faculty members. The collection consists of photographs and negatives.
Physical location: Vault 2, Range 1B
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

Access

The collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has been assigned to the San Jose State University Library Special Collections & Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the San Jose State University Library Special Collections & Archives as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

Preferred Citation

Bill Regan Photograph Collection, MSS-2007-12-01, San Jose State University Library Special Collections & Archives.

Processing Information

Finding Aid Encoded by Veronica Cabrera.

Biographical History

William Hugh Regan most commonly known as Bill Regan graduated from San Jose State College in 1940 with an A.B in Journalism. He graduated with honorary distinction and departmental honors in the field of Journalism. He was involved in Tau Delta Phi, a men's honorary society, and Nu Iota Chi, a Journalism society. He worked for the Spartan Daily as a copy editor.

Scope and Content of Collection

The Bill Regan Photograph Collection consist of photographs and negatives documenting campus life from San Jose State College from 1937 to 1953. Notable aspects of the collection include images of Amos Alonzo Stagg and Glenn Scobey Warner (Pop Warner), two renowned American collegiate coaches as well as several images of the SJSU sports program. The photographs also represent San Jose State College events, scenes, and student life.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in one series. Series I. Photographs and Negatives, 1937-1953.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Regan, Bill--Archives
San Jose State College--History
San Jose State University--History--20th century
San Jose State College--Photographs
San Jose State College--Sports

Associated Students of San Jose State College. (1940). La Torre. San Jose, CA.

Collection Contents

series 1

Series I Photographs and Negatives 1937-1953

Physical Description: 1 box

Series Scope and Content

This series consists of San Jose State College photographs taken by Bill Regan. The photographs document school events, campus scenes, sports and student life from 1937-1953. This series also includes photographs of notable collegiate sports figures, Pop Warner and Amos Alonzo Stagg.

Arrangement

This series is arranged alphabetically and by date.
Folder 1

Campus Events (CE) 1938-1943 1953

Folder 2

CE Negatives 1938-1943 1953

Folder 3

Campus Scences (CS) 1938-1940

Folder 4

CS Negatives 1938-1940

Box/Folder 1/5-1/7

Football 1938-1939 1953

Folder 5

Photographs 1938-1939 1953

Folder 6

Negatives 1938-1939 1953

Folder 7

Coaches 1939 undated

Folder 8

Miscellaneous (Misc) 1939

Folder 9

Misc Negatives 1939 undated

Folder 10

Spartan Marching Band & Brass Choir (SMB) 1938-1939

Folder 11

SMB Negatives 1938-1939

Folder 12

Sports (SPTS) 1937-1939

Folder 13

SPTS Negatives 1937-1939

Folder 14

Students, Staff & Faculty (SSF) 1938-1943

Folder 15

SSF Negatives 1938-1943

Folder 16

Tao Delta Phi (TDP) undated

Folder 17

TDP Negatives undated

Folder 18

Theater and Dance(TD) 1938-1939

Folder 19

TD Negatives 1938-1939