Special Collections & Archives
To refer to the handouts from class Tuesday, February 10, that discuss using primary source materials in University Archives and Special Collections (including the digital collection), click on these links.
Kinesiology 201 http://guides.boisestate.edu/kines201
Albertsons Library http://library.boisestate.edu
BSU School Newspaper--All years, all titles listed below are available on Microfilm #8 in the Microforms Room, BSU Albertsons Library.
ARBITER, (1968-1972 in Archives) 1973-1978, 1991-2006. No index.
B.J.C. ROUNDUP, 1932-1968. No index.
UNIVERSITY NEWS, 1979-1988, 1989-1991, and “U” news 1988-1989. No index.
The Statesman itself has some indexing begun in the early 1970’s. The Statesman’s web address is: http://www.idahostatesman.com. Indexing and full-text from 1999 (except for the issues published between July 23, 2000 and October 18, 2000) under “Idaho Statesman” on the “Article Indexes and Online Databases” page http://library.boisestate.edu/find/databases.php.
Albertsons Library Archives and Special Collections have been indexing
NEW YORK TIMES, full-text web access from 1851-2004 through the New York Times (Historical) index http://library.boisestate.edu/find/databases.php#H. The paper is OCR scanned and you will get “false” results from mis-scanning. The paper is mostly full-text from 1980-current through the National Newspaper index and available on microfilm 1851-.
Good for sports articles at the national level.
For books in the general collection, search The Library Catalog using “
Reference Books that will help you place BSU sports in the national context.
Berkshire Encyclopedia of world sport, 4 vols. (ref GV567 .B48 2005) see article on “Intercollegiate athletics”
Encyclopedia of world sport from ancient times to the present, 3 vols. (ref GV567 .E56 1996)
Encyclopedia of recreation and leisure in
Encyclopedia of North American sports history, 2nd ed. (ref GV567 .H518 2002) (see article on “intercollegiate sports”)
International encyclopedia of women and sports, 3 vols. (ref GV709 .I58 2000)
Sport in American culture (ref GV706.2 .D86 2004)
American decades (ref E169.12 .A419, also available online through Gale Virtual Reference Library). Each volume covers a decade, 9 vols. 1900-1999.
The sixties in
Day by Day:
The thirties (ref D723 .D39 2007), 2 vols.
The forties (ref D427 .L4), 1 vol.
The fifties (ref D427 .L42), 1 vol.
The sixties (ref D840 .P27), 2 vols.
The seventies (ref D848 .L4 1988), 2 vols.
The eighties (ref D848 .M45 1995), 2 vols.
The nineties (ref D856 .A93 2004), 2 vols.
Chaffee, Eugene B.
Ourada, Patricia K. The Broncos: A History of
Other General Histories and Compilations
Ansbach, Tom. In Their Own Words: an Oral History of
Carter-Hepworth, Mary. Special Collection Manuscripts Pertaining to
Gorringe, Lawrence R. History of Boise Junior College, 1941-1951. 1962. 29 leaves. Sp.Coll.. LD2307.I22G8 and 1951-1961. 1962. 26 leaves. Sp.Coll. LD2307.I22K44
Hershey, Mary T. History of
Jones, William A. A Review of Athletics at
Keener, Keith. History of Boise Junior College, 1913-1941. 1962. 25 leaves. Sp.Coll. LD2307.I22K44
Keiser, John. Be a Leader. 1993. 190 pages. Archives LD2307.I22K45 1993
Lauterback, Charles E. Chronicle of Excellence: 50, Boise State University, 1932-1982. 1982. 68 leaves Archives LD2307.I22L38 1982
Oliver, Henry Lincoln. Boise State University: The First fifty Years, 1932-1982. PhD. Diss.,
Interviews of former faculty members (Oral history collections).
President’s scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, 193301968 (RG 5.0).
Subject files of clippings, photocopied documents, and other materials on university history created by Professor Glen Barrett (MSS 66)
Selected University Publications and Records
Accreditation self-studies (UP 4.15) Archives
1956 (369 pages)
1968 (202 pages)
1974 (233 pages)
1984 (352 pages) Also available at LD2307.I2kA4 1984 (Boise State University Self Study Report…)
1994 (303 pages) Also available at LD2307.I2kA4 1994 (Institutional Self Study,
1999 (284 pages) Also available at LD2307.I2kA4 1999 (Institutional Self Study,
Alumni Directory, 1990. Archives LD2307.I21aB65 1990
Catalogs, 1932- (UP 4.04-Archive) ref LD2307.I2 online http://scholarworks.boisestate.edu/catalogs/
Class Directories, 1964- (UP 4.05--Archives) ref LD2307.I2D57
Commencement Programs (UP 4.7-Archive). Online http://scholarworks.boisestate.edu/commencement/
Faculty Forum. 1976-1985, 1991. (UP 4.08)
Faulty Handbooks, 1959- (UP 4.09)
Faculty Senate minutes, 1956- (RG 3.1)
Faculty-staff directories, 1964- (UP 4.11)
Faculty-staff newsletters, 1956-1975. (UP 4.10)
Focus. Archives 1975- (UP 4.12); v 14 (1988) - LD2307.I2aF63
Focus Factsheet/BSU Update. 1977- (UP 4.13)
Minutes of the governing authority (RG 1; UP 1), Boise Junior College, Inc., 1934-1969, Boise Junior College District, 1939-1983, State Board of Education, 1968-
Parking Study, 2001 (LD2307.I192P37 2001) Circulation and Archives copies
President’s budget requests/legislative reports, 1966- (UP 5)
Press books (Athletics), 1960- (RG30)
Registrar’s reports, 1939-1987 (UP 304)
Student directories, 1968-1992 (UP 4.19)
Student handbooks, 1943- (UP 4.20) http://scholarworks.boisestate.edu/student_handbooks/
Student Organization directories, 1970- (UP 4.21)
Yearbooks, 1935-1978 (UP 4.22). Title: Les Bois. Also available as Oversize LD2307.I25 on 3rd Floor and in the Reference Department. Online http://scholarworks.boisestate.edu/student_yearbooks/
Academic Search Premier, online, 1975-current - good for reporting of
America History and Life, online, - historical articles on American sports to help you place
ERIC – 1966-current, online good for policy issues surrounding intercollegiate athletics; Title IX, some historical articles. ERIC from the U.S. Department of Education site has ED documents full-text from mid-1990s. Albertsons Library has the microfiche collection for ED documents from 1966.
Education Full-text, online 1980– good for policy issues surrounding intercollegiate athletics.
Physical Education Index, print, 1970-current and online, 1970-current.
Readers Guide Full Text, online, 1890-current
SportDiscus, online – can be used for policy issues surrounding intercollegiate athletics.
Helpful Links for Kinesiology
Albertsons Library homepage http://library.boisestate.edu
Article indexes and online databases http://library.boisestate.edu/find/databases.php
Online WorldCat Local Catalog – books, journal articles and media -- http://boisestate.worldcat.org/
Online Book and Media Catalog http://catalog.boisestate.edu/
Journal List http://fh8fe2xb7x.search.serialssolutions.com/
Interlibrary Loans http://library.boisestate.edu/services/ill/index.php
Son of Citation Machine http://citationmachine.net/index.php?reqstyleid for help putting citations into APA format.
EndNote Web guide for BSU http://guides.boisestate.edu/endnote for help organizing resources for and writing major papers.
Library Information for Undergraduate students http://library.boisestate.edu/help/undergraduates.php
Subject Guide for Kinesiology http://guides.boisestate.edu/kinesiology