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UA. Colorado State University Archives

 Collecting Area
Identifier: UA

Found in 214 Collections and/or Records:

1870s Dinner Photograph and Scrapbook Collection

Identifier: UDIN

The 1870 Dinner is an annual event that honors members of Colorado State University's 1870 Club. The 1870 Club, named in honor of the institution's founding in 1870, honors corporations, foundations, organizations, and individuals who have given $1,870 or more to Colorado State University in a calendar year. The collection contains images of dinner attendees taken by university photographers. Materials include photographic prints, contact sheets, negatives, slides, and three photobooks.

Dates: c. 1988-2013

Alumni Oral History Collection

Identifier: UAOH
Abstract The Alumni Oral History Collection contains three oral histories of Colorado State University alumni captured in 2016. Topics include the interviewees' involvement in Black Student Services (now Black/African American Cultural Center), Black Student Alliance, Mexican-American Committee for Equality and the United Mexican-American Students, as well as efforts to oppose racial discrimination, and increase the number of people of color attending the university. The collection contains born...
Dates: 2016

Alumni Photograph Collection

Identifier: UAPO
Abstract The Alumni Photograph Collection consists of approximately 5,500 photographic items, film reels, correspondence, and news clippings. Subjects include athletics; aerial views of the campus and Fort Collins; buildings; campus scenes; faculty and staff; students; alumni; individuals; and student activities. The Ruth Wattles Collection, compiled by Wattles while researching for her manuscript, "The Mile High College: the History of Colorado A&M" is included as are Drama Club scrapbooks which...
Dates: 1884-1992; Majority of material found within 1900-1980

Alvin M. Pettine Collection

Identifier: UAMP

The Alvin M. Pettine Collection contains background research and biographical information on Pettine and his family, and an oral history conducted with Dr. Eric Pettine, Alvin's brother, by Dr. James E. Hansen. Materials include obituaries, family histories, and copies of the oral history on compact disc.

Dates: 1983-2010; Majority of material found in 2010

Association of Faculty Women Scrapbook

Identifier: UAFW

The Association for Faculty Women scrapbook documents the social activities of the female faculty at Colorado State University. The collection consists of one scrapbook.

Dates: 1929-1959

Blueprint Negatives of University Buildings

Identifier: UBLU

In the 1990s, the Facilities Management Department created eight-by-ten inch negatives from the original building blueprints. The department still maintains the original blueprints in their storage facility. The blueprint negatives were transferred to the University Archive in 2006. This collection consists of modern negatives of University building blueprints and tracings. Note that the dates refer to the date of original creation; copies of materials were made in the 1990s.

Dates: 1881-1985

Board of Governors

Identifier: ubog

The Board of Governors for the Colorado State University System (formerly the State Board of Agriculture) was established by Colorado Governor John Routt in 1877. Records from the governing body of CSU include correspondence, financial documents, minutes, photographs, and reports related to a broad range of departments and programs.

Dates: c. 1894-2005, undated

Campus Events Collection

Identifier: UDSE

The Campus Events Collection includes programs, brochures, and other materials concerning various academic, professional, and social events at Colorado State University.

Dates: 1884-1977; Majority of material found within 1960-1975

Campus History Project Collection

Identifier: UCHP
Abstract The Colorado State University Campus History Project began in 2012 for the purpose of updating two publications written by James E. Hansen II in 1974: Colorado State University Main Campus: Ringing Grooves of Change, 1870-1973; and A History of Colorado State University, 1870-1974. Each focused primarily on the school’s main campus. The new project produced a publication which encompasses the school’s various campuses, properties, and structures (CSU’s Sense of Place: A Campus History of...
Dates: 1878-2018

Charles L. Terrell Collection of Historic Colorado State University Campus Images

Identifier: UCLT

Charles L. Terrell was an alumnus of the Colorado State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts (now Colorado State University) and served as secretary of the State Board of Agriculture (now the Board of Governors) from 1959 to 1976. The collection consists of historic campus images of Colorado State University.

Dates: 1899-1960; Majority of material found within 1920s-1950s

Collection of Faculty and Student Profiles

Identifier: UFSP

The Collection of Faculty and Student Profiles was created as part of Dr. James E. Hansen's project on the history of Colorado State University. Materials include identified data sets, lists of graduates, and summary information regarding student majors, courses, enrollment, and degrees.

Dates: 1879-1974; Majority of material found within 1899-1959

Collection on Early Student Groups

Identifier: UESR

The Collection of Early Student Groups documents some of the earliest established student groups and societies at the Colorado Agricultural College. Societies and groups represented include the Athletic Association, Columbian Literary Society, the Student Council, and the Philo-Aesthesian Society. Materials include membership rosters, letters, receipts, minutes, and secretary ledgers.

Dates: 1883-1917; Majority of material found within 1900-1916

Collection on Legislation

Identifier: ULEG

As a state institution, Colorado State University is subject to laws and regulations created by the Colorado government. The Collection on Legislation includes historical copies of state legislation, as well as related publications.

Dates: 1855-1949; Majority of material found within 1889-1915

Collection on Student Unrest

Identifier: USRC
Abstract This collection contains materials documenting student unrest on the campus of Colorado State University from 1965 to 1971. Protests, sit-ins, building take-overs, and arson are covered in the collection, as well as the official university administration response. Materials include press releases, flyers, newspaper clippings, and reel-to-reel tapes. Items that have been digitized are available in CSU's digital repository, ...
Dates: 1965-1971

Colorado State University Mountain Campus Museum Collection

Identifier: UMCM
Abstract The Mountain Campus Museum is housed in the original Koenig homestead cabin at the Mountain Campus. Since 1912, Colorado State University has used the Mountain Campus (formerly Pingree Park) for field research and training. The campus has primarily served CSU's Forestry students, though other university departments now use it. The museum remains in operation but some materials were transferred to the University Archive's Colorado State University Mountain Campus Museum Collection. The...
Dates: 1888-2018

Community Organizations Collection

Identifier: UCOM

The Community Organizations Collection contains the administrative and public relations paperwork of community organizations in the Fort Collins area.

Dates: 1907-1978; Majority of material found within 1930-1969

CSU Sesquicentennial Collection

Identifier: USES
Abstract In celebration of its 150th anniversary, Colorado State University produced a full-length documentary titled The Great Experiment: CSU at 150 which aired on Rocky Mountain PBS on October 1, 2020. Three years in the making, the documentary included newly digitized film and video such as a CSU-University of Colorado football game from 1919. This digital collection contains 53 interviews conducted specifically for the documentary between 2017 and 2020. CSU’s current and past president were...
Dates: 2017-2020

Donald Wayne Viney Papers

Identifier: UDWV

Donald Wayne Viney is an alumnus of Colorado State University and currently is a professor of philosophy and religion at Pittsburg State University (Pittsburg, Kansas). The collection contains publications, newspaper clippings, and flyers.

Dates: 1985-2005; Majority of material found within 1999-2001

Edison P. Lohr Collection of Visual Images from the Lindenmeier and Yampa Canyon Sites

Identifier: UAHP

The Edison P. Lohr Collection of Visual Images from the Lindenmeier and Yampa Canyon Sites documents Lohr's excavations at the two archaeological sites in Northern Colorado. Materials include slides, photographs, and negatives.

Dates: 1937-1941

Faculty and Alumni Scrapbook Collection

Identifier: UFAS

The Faculty and Alumni Scrapbook Collection contains scrapbooks and photo albums from students, alumni, and staff associated with Colorado Agricultural College (C.A.C.) and Colorado State University (CSU).

Dates: 1901-1951, 1973-2018; Majority of material found within 1914-1926