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University Library

Cal Poly Pomona University Archives

Information about the collections available in Cal Poly Pomona's University Archives and guidelines for using the collections.

About University Archives

Photo from CPP 50th Anniversary RecordsCal Poly Pomona’s University Archives, a sub-repository of the University Library’s Special Collections and Archives, collects, organizes, preserves, and makes available archival materials documenting the history of California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.

These historic materials support research and teaching at Cal Poly Pomona and promote our institution’s heritage.

University Archives collections are available for use by all interested users including students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the general research community.

University Archives collects materials in a variety of formats including:

  • Textual materials: correspondence, diaries, reports, newspaper articles, books, and manuscripts
  • Audio-visual materials and electronic records: photographs, maps, drawings, audio recordings, film, CDs, digital images, and born digital files



Map of University Archives (4th floor of Library)




Special Collections and Archives is located on the 4th floor of the University Library (Building 15).



Special Collections and Archives is open Monday - Friday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM and by appointment.

Check the Library's Hours for holiday and term closures.

Advanced notice of your visit, although not required, is recommended in order to ensure availability of materials and staff assistance.

Contact Us

For more information or to schedule a tour or an appointment, please contact:

Katie Richardson, Head of Special Collections and Archives: / 909-869-3109, or

Alexis Adkins, Archivist: / 909-869-3092