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Alumni Association Records

Identifier: MS-0392

Scope and Contents

The Alumni Association Records are comprised of two series: General Office Files (1931-2001) and Pre-1950s Student Reminiscences (1993-1995). The collection is an artificial one, pulled together by Library staff, not the Alumni Association. General Office Files contains materials regarding awards, membership directories, correspondence, meeting minutes, and publications including newsletters. Pre-1950s Student Reminiscences is comprised of materials sent to the Alumni Association by members who graduated before 1950 for special editions of the “SDSU Report” devoted to this generation. The contributions were originally housed in binders, organized by the decade of graduation. All alumni represented in the folders are listed below.


  • Creation: 1931-2001


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in some or all of these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creator(s) of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of archival collections is such that multiple creators are often applicable and copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine. In any case, the user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, obtaining publication rights and copyright infringement. When requesting images from Special Collections & University Archives for publication, we require a signed agreement waiving San Diego State University of any liability in the event of a copyright violation.

Historical Note

San Diego State Normal School graduates met in May of 1906 to establish a group that eventually grew into the San Diego State University Alumni Association. The organization’s activities and membership fluctuated over the next forty years, but after the success of the Aztec News Letter for alumni throughout World War II, the Alumni Association was reestablished in late 1945. In the decades since, the Alumni Association has existed as a venerable resource and platform for connecting San Diego State University graduates, fundraising for university development, and recognizing university-wide personalities with awards.


4.17 Linear Feet

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I. General Office Files, 1931-2001

II. Pre-1950s Student Reminiscences, 1993-1995


2002-002, 2002-018

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San Diego State University Historical Collection, 1898-1952

University Archives Photograph Collection, 1898-

University Archives Topical File, 1898-

Uncataloged Periodicals Collection

Related Publications

El Campanario

Aztec Report

SDSU Report

SDSU Magazine


Aztec Newsletter

Alumni Association Records
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections & University Archives Repository

5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
San Diego CA 92182-8050 US