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Guide to the CSU Public Affairs Photo Collection
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Series Description


Series 1: CSU Administration

Physical Description: .5 linear ft.

Scope and Content Note

The first series dating from 1963 to 1986, contains photos taken by the CSU Public Affairs Office of key event, key people, and milestones in the history of the CSU system. Key events and milestones include the creation and dedication of the CSU Archives, the construction and groundbreaking ceremony for the CSU headquarters in Long Beach, CA, the moment when Governor Ronald Regan signed a bill changing the system's name from Cal State Colleges to Cal State University and Colleges (as noted in the history section, "Colleges" was later dropped), displays created for the CSU 10th and 25th Anniversary, and the first CSU honorary degree bestowed to President John F. Kennedy in 1963. Among the key people included here are the first three chancellors: Buell Gallagher, Glenn S. Dumke, and Wynetka Ann Reynolds; members of the Board of Trustees; and members of the CSU Academic Senate.

Series 2: Individual CSU Campuses

Physical Description: 1 linear foot

Scope and Content Note

The second series, dating from the late 1890s-1985, contains photo's of the following CSU campuses taken by Public Affairs or obtained from the individual colleges: CSU, Bakersfield; Chico State University; CSU, Dominguez Hills; Fresno State University; CSU, Fullerton; CSU, Hayward; Humboldt State University; CSU, Long Beach; CSU, Northridge; CSU, Los Angeles; California State Polytechnic, Pomona; CSU, Sacramento State University; San Bernardino State University; San Diego State University; San Francisco State University ; San Jose State University; California State Polytechnic, San Luis Obispo; Sonoma State University; CSU, Stanislaus. Before appraisal, each college listed here had several folders dividing photos from each school into different categories. For example, photos of CSU, Humboldt were divided into folders with the following titles: CSU, Humboldt Buildings; CSU, Humboldt Classroom; CSU, Humboldt Faculty, Staff & Students; CSU, Humboldt Graduation; CSU, Humboldt Student Activities. These folders were consolidated into one folder now currently titled "CSU, Humboldt" without subject headings because it should be apparent to a researcher what is depicted in the photograph, be it a building, a classroom, or a person. The extra folders also took up unnecessary space since many only contained one or two pictures. Of interest in this series are historical prints of San Jose State University and San Diego State University, the oldest campuses, depicting them when they were still called "Normal Schools;" 1906 photos of the San Francisco Normal School after the great earthquake; and photos of famous people--from Alex Haley to President John F. Kennedy at various individual branches of the CSU.

Container List


Series 1: CSU Administration

Box 1, Folder 01

Annual Report Photos--depicting students with dated technology 1971-1982

Physical Description: 4
Box 1, Folder 02

Creation of Archives Committee 1979-1980s

Physical Description: 2
Box 1, Folder 03

Archives Dedication, pictures of ceromony 1981

Physical Description: 5
Box 1, Folder 04

Board of Trustees--among them: Dumkee, Harman, Ness Wilder, Anderson, Carr, ?-1980

Physical Description: 6
Box 1, Folder 05

CSC Council of President--Dumke, Cleary, Oliver, Jones, Kramer, Langsdorf, Hanner, Hayakawa 1970

Physical Description: 2
Box 1, Folder 06

CSU 10th Anniversary display 1971

Physical Description: 1
Box 1, Folder 07

CSU 25th Anniversary Display 1986

Physical Description: 1
Box 1, Folder 09

Chancellor Gallager (2 portraits) ?1960s

Physical Description: 2
Box 1, Folder 10

Chancellor Reynolds 1984

Physical Description: 2

Scope and Content Note

(2 pictures with Gardener, Hayward, Hughs, Callan, and Homing)
Box 1, Folder 11

California State Resolution 1980s?

Physical Description: 3

Scope and Content Note

(3 pictures with Deukmejian and Brophy)
Box 1, Folder 12

Chancelor Reynolds at various CSU functions ?1980s

Physical Description: 35
Box 1, Folder 13

Chancelor Reynoldsc 1982

Physical Description: 8

Scope and Content Note

(3 pictures with Deukmejian and Brophy)
Box 1, Folder 14

Chancelor Reynolds (lithograph) 1982

Physical Description: 0
Box 1, Folder 15

Chancellor Reynolds 1986

Physical Description: 7

Scope and Content Note

(photos used in Stateline)
Box 1, Folder 16

Honorary degree for John F. Kennedy 1963

Physical Description: 7

Scope and Content Note

(7 photos of presentation, 3 contact sheets)
Box 1, Folder 17

Academic Senate 1979-1980s

Physical Description: 13

Scope and Content Note

(Among those in photos: Gary Hart, Rally, Elliot, Marley)
Box 1, Folder 18

Commision on Extended Education 1978

Physical Description: 2
Box 1, Folder 19

CSU Name Change 1971

Physical Description: 1

Scope and Content Note

(Governor Regean, Dumke, ?)
Box 1, Folder 20

CSU Headquarters construction photos 1975

Physical Description: 6
Box 1, Folder 21

CSU Headquarters Groundbreaking 1974

Physical Description: 7
Box 1, Folder 22

First CSU Headquarters 1976

Physical Description: 3
Box 1, Folder 23

New CSU Headquarters 1978

Physical Description: 9

Scope and Content Note

(9 pictures, 6 proofs)
Box 1, Folder 24

CSU Headquarters Construction Exhibit 1974-1975

Physical Description: 3

Scope and Content Note

(make of photos pieced together for panaramic view)
Box 1, Folder 25

CSU Headquarters Dedication 1976

Physical Description: 3
Box 1, Folder 26

State University House ?

Physical Description: 3
Box 1, Folder 27

Photos from "Sun Power" Brochure 1977-78

Physical Description: 9
Box 1, Folder 28

Photos from system wide directory 1980

Physical Description: 24
Box 1, Folder 29

Ventura Learning Center 1975

Physical Description: 5
Box 1, Folder 30

Nicholas, Simpson, 1961

Physical Description: 1
Box 1, Folder 31

Misc. 1960s-1980s

Physical Description: 5
Box 2, Folder 08

Cancellor Dumke) ?

Physical Description: 15

Scope and Content Note

(5 portraits, 10 with other people

Series 2: Individual CSU Campuses

Box 2, Folder 01

CSU, Bakersfield 1971

Physical Description: 6
Box 2, Folder 02

CSU, Chico 1894-1983

Physical Description: 18
Box 2, Folder 03

CSU, Dominguez Hills 1976-1985

Physical Description: 23
Box 2, Folder 04

CSU, Fresno 1969-?

Physical Description: 20
Box 2, Folder 05

CSU, Fullerton 1969-1974

Physical Description: 12
Box 2, Folder 06

CSU, Hayward 1985

Physical Description: 13
Box 2, Folder 07

CSU, Humbolt 1970-1984

Physical Description: 28
Box 2, Folder 08

CSU, Long Beach 1980

Physical Description: 5
Box 2, Folder 09

CSU, Northridge 1958-84

Physical Description: 16
Box 2, Folder 10

CSU, Los Angeles 1880-1990?

Physical Description: 28

Scope and Content Note

(Among pictures of famous people included: Alex Haley, Tom Bradley, Carl Princi, Mona Paulee, and Supervisor Mike Antonovich
Box 3, Folder 01

CSU, Pomona 1975

Physical Description: 19
Box 3, Folder 02

CSU, Sacramento 1953-?

Physical Description: 10
Box 3, Folder 03

CSU, San Bernardino 1970s

Physical Description: 14
Box 3, Folder 04

San Diego State University 1920s-1980s

Physical Description: 16
Box 3, Folder 05

San Francisco State University 1906-1980s

Physical Description: 11
Box 3, Folder 06

San Jose State Univerisity 1982

Physical Description: 9
Box 3, Folder 07

CSU, San Luis Obispo 1960s

Physical Description: 17
Box 3, Folder 08

CSU, Sonoma 1966-78

Physical Description: 16
Box 3, Folder 09

CSU, Stanuslaus 1983

Physical Description: 12