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University Archives & Special Collections

A guide to our collections, primary sources, and finding materials in UA&SC

University Archives

Our University Archives holdings include course catalogs, interviews, photographs, yearbooks, commencement materials, Master’s Theses, The Daily Titan  and their Daily Titan Archive (text searchable archive available on Search keywords with "Daily Titan" for better results), and other campus publications, annual reports, media, and meeting minutes which document the University's history. Course Catalogs (1959 - 2007) and Yearbooks (1961 - 2000) are available online courtesy of the Internet Archive. Visit the Campus catalog archives for catalogs from 2007 - present. 
UA&SC is in compliance with Executive Order 1031 on the Systemwide Records Information Retention and Disposition Schedules Implementation Policy. Visit the CSU’S retention and disposition schedules for guidance on how to handle each type of record in your Department or Unit.
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University Archives is the repository for the historical papers of California State University, Fullerton's administration, Faculty Senate, schools and departments, and student activities on campus. CSUF's records are a rich resource for historical research, and support current administrative needs.

Accessing CSUF's Archives

University Archives materials are available for use in the University Archives & Special Collections Reading Room. To find more information about university records open for research, please browse or search our finding aids or OneSearch.

Transfer of Materials

Records from campus offices are designated for the University Archives by a combination of campus policy, federal and state laws, and California State University system policy. For more information, please refer to the attached documents:

  • Transfer Guidelines for University Archives
  • University Archives FAQ

University Archives records transfers must be accompanied by a completed Records Transfer Authorization form. Please contact us at (657) 278-4751 or with any questions about potential transfers, or to schedule a drop-off or pick-up.

University Archives

UASC logo Paulina June and George Pollak Library
Pollak Library South, Room 352
Phone: (657) 278-3445