University Archives and Special Collections

University Archives and Special Collections

The archives at Central Washington University was established as the repository for official and unofficial records that document the history of the university. It serves as a regional repository to preserve and promote the unique cultural history of central Washington. Here you will find digitized photographs, videos, audio recordings, and documents held by the CWU Archives and Special Collections.

For more information, please visit the Archives and Special Collections website. Contact or call (509) 963-1717 if you have additional questions.


Browse the University Archives and Special Collections:

Athletics Collections

Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes

Brooks Library Events

Building Photographs

Cat Tales

Central Connections

Central Washington College of Education Faculty Photographs

Commencement Programs

Course Catalogs

COVID Reflections: Oral Histories and Projects

Crimson and Black


Faculty Senate Archive


Friends of the Brooks Library

Helen Michaelson Home Movies

H. Glenn Hogue Photographs

Illuminated Manuscripts

John Foster Photographs

KCWU Television Collection

Khodadad Kaviani Persian Music Collection

Library Lectures

Music Newsletters

Retirement Association Interviews

Scholarship in Review


Student Newspaper

Theatre Arts Collections

U.S. Government Posters

Washington State Conference for Women, 1977

Washington State Normal School Photographs

What is in a Name?