The Athletics collection is divided into ten series: Administration, Baseball, Basketball, Football, Soccer, Swimming and Diving, Track and Field, Volleyball, Wrestling, Ephemera, and Audio Visual.
The Administration series is comprised of materials such as Athletic Association minutes, Athletic Board meeting minutes, and Athletic Board of Control Financial Reports. Also included are printed materials that encompass the entire athletic program such as calendars, programs, and handbooks.
The majority of material that comprises the series of Baseball, Basketball, Football, Soccer, Swimming and Diving, Track and Field, Volleyball, and Wrestling are programs or media guides. Also included are the score books for the freshman and varsity basketball teams.
The Ephemera series contains most valuable player plaques for basketball, football, and track. Also included is a scrapbook containing photographs and newspaper clippings of the track and field events from 1923-1926 and a USD varsity letter.
The Audio Visual series contains videos of USD football games from 1990 to 1998. In addition, four of these videos were copied onto DVDs by the USD Foundation in 2008.