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.
- Creators: Humbert, Raymie
This survey covers all buildings commissioned by Arizona State University at the Downtown
Phoenix, Polytechnic and West campuses. Within each campus, building data is arranged alphabetically by current building name. The
survey provides data points including current and prior building names, a photograph, date
of construction or dedication, architect, contractor, street address, construction costs, LEED certification (where applicable) and references. This survey was compiled in 2014 by Raymie Humbert as a companion to the ASU Tempe Campus Buildings Survey.
Three files presenting basic characteristics of campus buildings including date of construction, groundbreaking or dedication, architect, contractor, square footage and cost from 1886-2014. The Documentary History file compiled by founding University Archivist Alfred Thomas covers buildings completed from 1886-1960, the order of buildings described in this file is capricious. The Olive Survey compiled by ASU Barrett Honors College student Michael Olive covers buildings completed from 1961-2007, presented in alphabetical order by building name. The Survey for buildings at the Polytechnic, West and Downtown campuses was completed by Barrett Honors College student Raymie Humbert in 2014. This building data is presented by campus and then alphabetically by building name within each campus.