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General Description


The University Archives has been created to insure the preservation of materials relating to the historical development of the University. The history of the University is documented through our collection of photographs, scrapbooks, oral history recordings, memorabilia, yearbooks, campus newspapers and other campus publications.
The University Archives also includes in-depth collections on the Voorhis School for Boys and the Voorhis Family.
We have the Academic Senate Archive, the Athletics Department Archive, the student underground newspaper Low, archival files from the Los Robles student club, the 50th Anniversary and Founder's Day celebrations.
We have separate websites for the following collections:
Cal Poly Rose Float Collection
Cal Poly Women's Club
National Model United Nations Program
Student Clubs and Organizations files from the Office of Student Life and Cultural Centers (OSLCC)
Student Wives Club/Poly-Annas

Past Library publications can be accessed below:
Library Lines
Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies

We also have the Donald Pflueger Papers containing research files and correspondence relating to the writing of his campus history book California State Polytechnic University, Pomona - A Legacy and a Mission 1938-1989.




Archives Policy
Transfer Guidelines for Non-Current Office Records
Transfer Guidelines for Records of Student, Faculty, and Staff Organizations
Transfer of Records to the University Archives Form (pdf)


Articles / Exhibits on
Campus History


The Voorhis Connection
Voices from Our Past
Cal Poly Pomona History Exhibit
Histories of The San Dimas Unit and the Kellogg Arabian Ranch by Harold O. Wilson
The Cal Poly Pomona Rose Garden - by Erica Landmann
Cal Poly San Dimas? - by Allen Ferreira
Cal Poly Spotlight - by Walter H. Roeder
Cal Poly's Arabians - by Carla Winslow
Highlights of Cal Poly Pomona History - by Walter H. Roeder
History of Cal Poly - by Cristina Sierra
Jadaan, The Sheik and the Cereal Baron - by Walter H. Roeder
Tracing Cal Poly's Roots - by Susan Bejeckian and Mary Rue
W.K. Kellogg: A Man Who Loved His Country - by Randy Hammer
The W.K. Kellogg Airport - by Walter H. Roeder


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