Collections

These highlighted collections are just a sampling of our holdings. To learn more about all of our collections, use one of the search options below.

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Finding Aids

Search the detailed descriptions of primary source materials located for personal papers, organizational/business records, and CSU history collections.

Digitized and Digital Collections:

Explore some of our most heavily used collections. Included in the CSU Digital Repository are scans of physical items, as well as electronic or “born digital” records received from donors.


Agricultural and Natural Resources Archive

Explore unique research materials that enhance understanding of Colorado’s agrarian and natural resource heritage

 


Water Resources ArchiveWater Resources Archive

Collections from individuals and organizations that have been instrumental in the development of water resources in Colorado and the West.

 


University ArchivesUniversity Archives

The University Archives serves as the institutional memory of CSU by collecting official copies of historically significant university records, faculty papers, photograph collections, and other materials documenting university history.

 


Special CollectionsSpecial Collections

More than than 20,000 items from antiquities to the 21st Century. Subject strengths include the Vietnam War literature, feminist presses, CSU publications, equine medicine, water, agriculture, and other topical categories.

 


Warren and Genevieve Garst Photographic CollectionWarren and Genevieve Garst Photographic Collection

Wildlife slides by a photographer for the Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom television series. Over 700 animal species, including mammals, reptiles, birds, insects and aquatic wildlife, from six countries.

 


International Poster CollectionPoster Collection

Posters from 380 artists and 52 countries, from the only exhibition of its kind in the United States, held every other year at Colorado State University

 

 


Charles W. Brown Jazz CollectionCharles W. Brown Jazz Collection

Jazz albums from an avid collector and jazz musician

Archives & Special Collections

Morgan Library, Suite 202
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado 80523-1019
(970) 491-1844
library_dl_specialcollections@mail.colostate.edu

Reading Room Hours
Monday - Friday, 8:30-4:30

Mark Shelstad
Coordinator, Archives & Special Collections
Mark.Shelstad@ColoState.edu
(970) 491-2820