The primary mission of the University Archives is to preserve and make available for use the records of California State University, Sacramento deemed to be of enduring historical value. All university records must first go through the University’s Records Management program (http://www.csus.edu/aba/records-management/) before they are identified as belonging to the archives.
Academic Departments and Programs
The holdings of the University
Archives include the records of the Office of the President and the
records of the major administrative offices of the University--Academic
Affairs, Student Affairs, Human Resources, University Advancement, and
Administrative and Business Affairs. The University Archives also
preserves records of academic departments and campus programs.
Faculty Papers and
Grove was constructed by members of the Sacramento State
College Alumni Association in 1953.
unpublished materials--are actively collected to provide insights into
teaching and learning and the role of faculty in the broad university
community. Collections held by the Archives represent faculty from a
broad range of disciplines. Published works of faculty are collected as
well so as to document more the fully contributions faculty make to
scholarly and creative activity.
Photographs and Non-Print
The Archives preserves visual
documentation of the campus, including photographs, the bulk of which
date from the 1950's and 1960's. These images record the growth and
development of the physical campus and provide a broad view of campus
life, activities, events, and issues. Sound records of commencement
ceremonies and other University events, as well as speeches by
distinguished faculty and visiting guests are also preserved in the
University publications such as
the Bulletin and the State Hornet (the student newspaper)
are among the holdings of the University Archives, as well as course
catalogs, class schedules and yearbooks. Microfiche of all Sacramento
State Master's theses are also preserved by the University Archives and
are available for use by the public.