Using Archives & Special Collections

  • Before you start, see this Guide to Using Archives to successfully complete your research goals.
  • CSU’s Archives & Special Collections are open to all researchers. CSU affiliation is not required, but we do ask all researchers to provide a photo ID prior to using our materials.
  • Not sure if we have what you are looking for? Please feel free to contact us for assistance.

Schedule Your Visit

  • Archives & Special Collection materials do not circulate. Some materials are stored off-side, so please schedule your visit in advance.

Directions and Parking Information

When you Arrive


  • Archives & Special Collections provide instruction to university classes introducing how archives function, successful research strategies, and how to access materials. If you would like to schedule class or group instruction, please fill out the instruction form.

Archives & Special Collections

Morgan Library, Suite 202
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado 80523-1019
(970) 491-1844

Reading Room Hours 

Monday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Fridays by appointment.

Mark Shelstad
Coordinator, Archives & Special Collections
(970) 491-2820