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University Archives Publications, Specialized Guides and Data Compilations


Electronic publications from the Archives collections including detailed or specialized guides to archival collections and digitized compilations of university data from hardcopy sources.


Date Range
1960 2016


A survey of the ASU Libraries history by Marilyn Wurzburger, past head of Special Collections. The document was published in three editions of the University Libraries newsletter AZTES. The unpublished draft of the fourth chapter is included.

Contributors
Wurzburger, Marilyn

Detailed descriptions of individual items in the Agnes Smedley Collection, compiled by founding University Archivist Alfred Thomas.

Contributors
Thomas, Alfred

Three files presenting basic characteristics of campus buildings including date of construction, groundbreaking or dedication, architect, contractor, square footage and cost from 1886-2014. The Documentary History file compiled by founding University Archivist Alfred Thomas covers buildings completed from 1886-1960, the order of buildings described in this file is capricious. The Olive Survey compiled by ASU Barrett Honors College student Michael Olive covers buildings completed from 1961-2007, presented in alphabetical order by building name. The Survey for buildings at the Polytechnic, West and Downtown campuses was completed by Barrett Honors College student Raymie Humbert in 2014. This building data is presented ...

Contributors
Thomas, Alfred, Olive, Michael, Humbert, Raymie

Selected pages from the 1984-1985 Centennial Edition of the university Statistical Summary published by Office of Management and Financial Analysis. Most data in these selections are historical rather than statistical, offering lists of board and university presidents, endowed chairs, college and school names over time, etc.

Contributors
Management and Financial Analysis
Created Date
1985

Yearbooks were produced by students since at least 1911 but there were several title changes and interruptions in production during war years and in the 1970's when interest waned. The last ASU yearbook was produced in 1997. We'll add more editions to this collection as resources become available.

The text of citations justifying the honorary degrees awarded to specific recipients, 1940-1960.

Contributors
Thomas, Alfred
Created Date
1960

Enrollment Growth presents official annual statistical data from the 1984-1985 Centennial Edition of the Arizona State University Statistical Summary produced by the Office of Management and Financial Analysis in 1985. The Munoz file presents lists of ethnically diverse students derived from Great Register enrollments and Arizona Vital Statistics from 1889-1937 by Laura Munoz. This compilation is copied from Appendix D of Munoz' dissertation. The Geographical Distribution file presents pages scanned from ASU Enrollment Reports annually compiled by the Office of the Registrar and Director of Admissions from 1946-1970. This file presents statistics for male and female students by Arizona county ...

Contributors
Munoz, Laura, Spindler, Robert

An ebook describing the planning and early implementaiton of the ASU Downtown campus in Phoenix. Foreword by ASU President Michael M. Crow. Introduction by Wellington “Duke” Reiter

Contributors
Terrill, Marshall, Crow, Michael, Reiter, Wellington
Created Date
2011

Scanned pages from the 1890 Library Record and the 1901 Library Accessions Book describing the first acquisitions of the ASU Libraries.

An alphabetical list of known firsts and special events compiled by University Archives for the ASU Centennial in 1985, some entries were added until 1989. This document was presented as a web page within the University Libraries website from ca. 1998-2018.

Created Date
1989