About the Collections



about scua

Locations, Hours, Staff, Access, Use Policies

Our Collections

our collections

SCUA Guide, OneSearch, FAD, Comics, Highlights


Exhibits, iBase, dSpace, Digital Resources



Ask Us, Duplications, Instruction


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SCUA News & Events


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Development, Gift Policies, How to Donate

Special Collections and University Archives holds over 80,000 printed volumes, over 500 manuscript and archival collections, 800 linear feet of university records, numerous graphic and ephemera collections, and digital collections. 


Manuscript and Archival Collections

Special Collections holds over 500 manuscript and archival collections. Over 400 of these have been fully processed and made available to the public .  View some of our primary source material in this YouTube Video .  Particular subject strengths include:


University Archives

University Archives documents the history of San Diego State University. Listed here are a few of our university-related holdings:


Graphic and Ephemera Collections

Special Collections holds many graphic and ephemera collections which include artwork, prints, broadsides, drawings, postcards, comics, zines, sheet music, bookplates, and magic lantern slides. Collections of note include:


Contact Us

Special Collections & University Archives Contact

Location: SDSU Library & Information Access, Love Library Room 150
Phone: 619.594.6791
Email: askscua@sdsu.edu

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