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Guide to the Bill Regan Photograph Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Processing Information
  • Biographical History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms
  • Bibliography

  • 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


    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.


    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.