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Miscellany of Colorado State University Collection

Identifier: UCSU

Scope and Contents

The Miscellany of Colorado State University Collection consists of items dated 1885 to 2019, with the bulk falling from the 1960s through 2000s. Materials include collegiate and departmental publications, newspaper clippings, photographs, sound recordings, oral history tapes, awards, and other ephemera. Most items were donated and added to the collection one at a time; such accruals continue.


  • Creation: 1885-2019
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1960s-2000s


Restrictions on Access

There are no access restrictions on this collection.

Restrictions on Use

Not all of the material in the collection is in the public domain. Researchers are responsible for addressing copyright issues.


20.75+ linear feet (7 record cartons, 3 document cases, 3 flat boxes, 2 artifact boxes, 1 os box, 6 oversize folders)

Language of Materials



The Miscellany of Colorado State University Collection contains publications, recordings, oral histories, photographs, and other ephemera created by or for the university, and its students, faculty, and staff.


The collection consists of 5 series in 6 record cartons, 4 document cases, 3 flat boxes, 2 artifact boxes, 6 oversize folders, and 1 flat file:

Series 1: Sound and video recordings, 1954-2014 and undated

Series 2: Artifacts, 1892-2020 and undated

Series 3: Photographs and slides, 1892-2012 and undated

Series 4: Faculty, staff and students, 1885-2019 and undated

Series 5: Campus and departmental information, 1900s-2000s and undated


The Miscellany of Colorado State University Collection was created by Archives and Special Collections staff and contains donations from various individuals. All materials from a number of small University Archive collections were transferred to Series 4 and 5 of this collection in November 2019, including Barton O. Aylesworth, C. Frank Brockman, Esther Abell Denton, Peter Glasgow, Department of History, Home Economics College, Charles Lee Ingersoll, Pauline Lough, Helen White Rigden, and Student Health Services. Accruals to the collection are ongoing.

Online Materials

Some materials have been scanned and are available through the Colorado State University Libraries website. In the electronic version of this document, direct links appear in context.


Processing was completed in September 2015. Materials were rehoused in acid-free folders and boxes.

Inventory Note

Note: Title information supplied by the archivist is bracketed.

Guide to the Miscellany of Colorado State University Collection
Edited Full Draft
Prepared by Karen Spilman; revised by Victoria Lopez-Terrill and Clarissa J. Trapp
Copyright 2015, 2018, 2019
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the CSU Libraries Archives & Special Collections Repository

Fort Collins Colorado 80523-1019 USA