Guide to the Office of Analytic Studies and Institutional Research Records

Finding Aid Authors: Jennifer Hollander.
© Copyright 2008 Special Collections & University Archives. All rights reserved.
2008-09-09
5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
San Diego, CA, 92182-8050
URL: http://library.sdsu.edu/scua
Email: scref@rohan.sdsu.edu
Phone: 619-594-6791

Guide to the Office of Analytic Studies and Institutional Research Records 1898/1973

Special Collections & University Archives

Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: Office of Analytic Studies and Institutional Research Records
Dates: 1898-1973
Bulk Dates: 1940-1973
Identification: MS-0315
Creator: Office of Analytic Studies and Institutional Research
Physical Description: 0.61 linear ft
Language of Materials: English
Repository: Special Collections & University Archives
5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
San Diego, CA, 92182-8050
URL: http://library.sdsu.edu/scua
Email: scref@rohan.sdsu.edu
Phone: 619-594-6791

Historical Note:

The Office of Analytic Studies and Institutional Research (ASIR) provides analysis, institutional research, and management information that supports and strengthens the operations, decision making, and planning processes of San Diego State University. Considered a campus-wide resource, ASIR also delivers analytical support and consultative services for administrative and academic units.

Access Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Corporate Name:

San Diego State University -- History -- 20th century -- Sources
San Diego State University. Office of Analytic Studies and Institutional Research -- Archives

Genre/Form of Material:

Institutional Archives

Topical Term:

College attendance -- California -- San Diego -- Statistics
San Diego State University. Class of 1949

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Use:

The copyright interests in some of these materials have been transferred to or belong to San Diego State University. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections means that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. Permissions is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish.  Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.

Conditions Governing Access:

This collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation:

Identification of item, folder title, box number, Office of Analytic Studies and Institutional Research Records, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.

Scope and Contents

The ASIR Records document San Diego State University's enrollment and includes statistical information from 1898-1973.  It consists solely of paper records. Included in this collection is an in depth statistical study of the university's graduating class of 1949.  This study was conducted in order to obtain statistical data for use in administrative policies and procedures. Of note in this study is the number of veterans attending SDSU as 1949 was the first graduating class which included veterans who entered as freshmen following World War II.  Also included in this collection is enrollment information from 1945-1972; this information is broken down by department and/or discipline, trends in enrollment, active enrollment, semester breakdowns by year and gender, detailed semester summaries by discipline, and enrollment projections for the years 1959-1971.  There is no filing order.

Detailed List of Contents

Box 1, Folder 1

Enrollment Figures 1898 - 1978

Box 1, Folder 2

School Enrollment 1927 - 43

Box 1, Folder 3

A Study of Selected Factors Related to the First-Term Achievement of Students Transferring to San Diego State College from Junior Colleges 1956

Box 1, Folder 4

The Graduating Class of 1949: A Statistical Study 1949

Box 1, Folder 5

Enrollment Information 1945 - 72

Box 1, Folder 6

Statistical Reports 1958 - 60

Box 2, Folder 1

Statistical Reports 1961 - 64