Arizona State University was founded as the territorial normal school in 1885. This collection features photographs, documents, and audio and visual materials that chronicle the history of the institution. Additional materials include statistical lists and compilations of data for enrollment and building data.
Black-and-white photograph of a smiling woman crouching next to a car with an Arizona State University bumper sticker. The bumper sticker was part of a 1958 election initiative to rename Arizona State College to Arizona State University.
Black-and-white photograph ofstudents gathered outside the Arizona State Capitol Building. A partially obscured banner has the acronym "ASU" on it.
Black-and-white-photograph of fraternity members protesting outside the Arizona State Capitol building. Two signs read "SIGMA NU SAYS: DOWN WITH TU, UP WITH ASU" and "NO TU, YES ASU"
Black-and-white-photograph of the underside of an airplane as it flies. "VOTE 200 YES" is painted on its wings and tail in reference to Proposition 200 to rename Arizona State College to Arizona State University.
Black-and-white photograph of four men in suits, including Arizona State President Grady Gammage, reviewing results for the election that included Proposition 200 to rename Arizona State College to Arizona State University on its ballot.
Black-and-white photograph of Arizona State students gathered in front of Memorial Union waiting for the results on election night.
Black-and-white photograph of Arizona State band members walking outside Arizona State Capitol. Three people sit on top of a convertible parked on the sidewalk.
Black-and-white photograph of protestors walking down the sidewalk outside Arizona State Capitol. One woman holds a sign that reads "Gammage Hall says "NO" T.U."
Black-and-white photograph of four men, including Arizona State President Grady Gammage, sit at a table covered in papers, speaking into a microphone. A crowd of students gather around them.
Black-and-white photograph of students making calls and jotting down notes on papers. A sign labels the room as the control center.