The University Historic Photograph Collection is the visual history of Colorado State University from the 1880s to 2000. It documents almost every aspect of campus life, including academics, athletics, student activities, faculty research, Cooperative Extension, and the Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station. Materials dated from the 1880s to the 1950s are processed, but the majority of the digital collection is from the early years of the 20th century. For more information about the collection, see http://lib.colostate.edu/archives/findingaids/university/uhpc.html.

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  • Ronald Reagan 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1976-04
    Ronald Reagan is at the podium at a campaign stop in Denver during the 1976 presidential campaign.
  • Ronald Reagan 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1976-04
    Ronald Reagan is at the podium at a campaign stop in Denver during the 1976 presidential campaign.
  • 1951 flood 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1951-08
    Librarian James Hodgson is fanning water damaged books on a table to dry them in the library following the 1951 flood.
  • Buying war bonds 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1943
    Ten children, accompanied by a woman, are buying U.S. War Bonds.
  • Buying war bonds 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1943
    Eight children, accompanied by a woman, are buying U.S. War Bonds.
  • 1951 flood 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1951-08
    Librarian James Hodgson and an unidentified person are examining books on the lowest shelf of a bookcase after the 1951 flood.
  • 1951 flood 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1951-08
    A man and a woman are cleaning the debris from a room on campus after the 1951 flood.
  • 1951 flood 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1951-08
    A fire engine is parked in front of the Physics Building after the 1951 flood.
  • Soda fountain 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1941
    The staff at the campus soda fountain - two men and four women - are behind the camera smiling at the camera.
  • Sigma Nu members 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1950-12
    Seven young fraternity members are in their house living room doing various activities. One is pretending to be a robber, one holds a microphone, and another is beating on a small drum while others are laughing.
  • Gamma Phi Beta sorority sisters 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1948-12
    Five sorority sisters are on bunkbeds and their housemother is standing as they toast each other with large mugs.
  • Decorating a Christmas tree 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1947-12
    Eleven male and female students are decorating a Christmas tree in the Student Union.
  • Students 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1959-01
    Three male students are seated around a table. One is wearing a letterman's jacket.
  • Moving into Veterans Village 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1946-05
    Two men are on the stoop of a Quonset hut in Veterans Village. The older man is handing the younger man something (a key?) while the younger man's daughter watches.
  • Moving into Veterans Village 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1946-05
    Two men are moving boxes into a Quonset hut in Veterans Village. A woman is holding the door open for them.
  • Couple at Veterans Village 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1946-05
    A couple stands on the front stoop of a Quonset hut in Veterans Village. Their two children are seated in front of them.
  • "Beer-In" 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1968-10-18
    Doug Phelps is drinking a beer at the "Beer-In" in the Lory Student Center. The "Beer-In" was a rally to allow students to vote on the consumption of beer in the Lory Student Center.
  • Sigma Chi 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1942-10
    Members of the Sigma Chi fraternity are disassembling a motor in a scrap metal pile.
  • Couple moving into Veterans Village 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1946-05
    A woman is standing in the front doorway of a Quonset hut facing a man who is moving a box into the building.
  • Bird's eye view of Fort Collins 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1884
    A map providing a view of Fort Collins drawn and published by P. Dastarac.

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