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The New ASU Story:
Chronology


This section is a complete photographic tour of the New ASU Story, presented in chronological order, in three segments: 1885-1924, 1925-1958, and 1959-2000. Click on the thumbnail image to go to the larger version, see more text, and/or download the image. Click your browser's "back" button to return to this page.

1959-2000

Professor Quino E. Martinez presents a Spanish TV Program
1959
UP UPC ASUP Martinez, Quino E.
Tenth President Harold D. Richardson (Acting) 1959-60
At left of photo, presenting ASU Story to former Arizona Congressman John R. Murdock.
UP UPC ASUP Richardson, Harold D.
Groundbreaking for Gammage Auditorium
President Durham, Robert E. Mc Kee, builder, Mrs. Kay Gammage, Grady Gammage Jr.Willam Wesley Peters, Architect and Mrs. Frank Lloyd Wright.
1960
UP UPC ASUP Durham, Homer
Cosanti Foundation
ASU students
1960s
Photographer: John Dutson
UP UPC ASUD A73 .P36 #17
KAET-TV Public Programming
1960s
UP UPC ASUD K33 #9
Military Cadets
1960s
UP UPC ASUD M54.A7 1960s #179
The corner of Orange Street and College Avenue toward the southeast
1960
UP UPC ASUB M45 #2
Tyler and College Avenue toward the northwest
1960s
UP UPC ASUB C357 1960s #35
Patrons at Gammage Auditorium
1960s
UP UPC ASUB G353 #59
State Press staff
1960s
Photographer: John Dutson
UP UPC ASUB S886.S7 #1
International Students from Toga, Africa
1960s
UP UPC ASUD IS88 #4
College Bowl
1960s
ACC# 93-0994
ASU Softball
1960s
Women's Athletic Association Scrapbook
ACC# 93-1031
Matthews Hall on Tyler Mall toward the east
1960s
UP UPC 280.1:118
Forest Avenue toward the northwest
1960s
UP UPC ASUB C357 1960s #31
Center for Asian Studies
1960s
Occasional Paper No. 1
62.6 V-1-5
Gammage Auditorium and The Evelyn Smith Music Building
View from the courtyard of the Administration and Agriculture buildings
1960s
UP UPC ASUB G353/neg
Key Punch Book Checkout, Hayden Library
Kay Ridenour, Alphonso Soliz, Mrs. Matalene Robertson
1960
ASUB H394 #120
Journal of American Indian Education
First Issue
June, 1961 Vol. 1 No. 1
UE 73.8 V-1-3
Orange Street and Normal Avenue toward the north
1962
Photographer: Conley Photography, Inc.
Charles Conley Photograph Collection, University Archives
ACC# 2000-02200
Media Relations Photographs
Peace Corps
1962
UP UPC ASUD P42 #20
Arizona State College collaboration with General Electric
First computer placed on the campus was this General Electric product in 1957.
Arizona State College Computer Center
1963
UP UPC ASUD C652 #27
Aerial toward the northeast
1963
UP UPC ASUB A355 1960s #7
Dr. Merle C. Nutt, Assistant Professor; Founding Dean Lee P. Thompson Leighton King; Les Kravitz, College of Engineering (1963)
1963
UP UPC ASUP Thompson, Lee P.
Commencement, June 4, 1963
1963
UP UPC ASUP Homer Durham
Campus police
1963
UP UPC ASUD P82 #16
Loretta H. Hanner
Founding Dean of the College of Nursing (1964)

L-R: Loretta Hanner, Dr. Arnold Tilden, Lulu Hassenplug
1964
UP UPC ASUD N87 #6
Homecoming campaign
1964
UP UPC ASUG H65 1960s #57
Eleventh President G. Homer Durham 1960-1969
From right to left: G. Homer Durham, Martin Luther King, Jr., Ralph Abernathy, an unidentified participant, Rev. Louis Eaton and Msgr. Robert Donahoe at Goodwin Stadium, Arizona State University.
June 3, 1964
Monsignor Robert Donahoe Collection
MRD #2
Sun Devils Baseball Team
National Champs 1965
See spring sports guide 1966 for player names (34.7 SP82)
UP UPC ASUA B37 1960s #11
Frank Kush carried by ASU team
Homecoming - ASU 7, Washington State 6
1965
UP UPC ASUP Kush, Frank
All Saints Catholic Newman Center and "A" Mountain
ca. 1965
Photographer: Taylor Publishing Co.
CP SPC 144.1
Center for Latin American Studies
Louis A. Tambs, Associate Professor of History, Chairman of Latin American Studies with Research Associate Dr. Russell Fitzgibbon.
N.D.
Photographer: Charles R. Conley
Charles Conley Photographs, University Archives
ASUB Tambs, Louis A.
Horace W. Lundberg
Founding Dean of the School of Social Work (1975)

1965-66
UP UPC ASUP Lundberg, Horace W.
Palm Walk
1966
UP UPC ASUB P343 #2
Rio Salado brochure, front
ca. 1966
CE EPH Q-258
Center for Meteorite Studies (1965)
1966
Photographer: D. Neil Koppes
ASUP Moore, Carlton
Students in the reading room with card catalogs
the library's main system of organization and retrieval, which was replaced by computerized catalogs in the 1980s.
1966
ASUB 394 #94
Charles Trumbull Hayden Library
11/29/66
Phoenix Gazette
UE ASU Info File 1129
ASU Archery
November 7, 1967
Tempe Daily News
UE ASU Info file 134 Archery
Willard H. Pedrick
Founding Dean of the College of Law (1967)

in the Willard H. Pedrick Hall
1967
UP UPC ASUD L38 #1 Pedrick
Alumni class of 1927
1967
Photographer: Charles R. Conley
Charles Conley Photographs, University Archives
UP UPC ASUG H65 1960s #35
Student Government on Rail Car
ca. 1967-1968
UP UPC ASUD A82 #34
Orange Street and College Avenue toward the southwest
1968
UP UPC UPC 280.1:169
Protest on the mall
ca. 1968-69
UP UPC ASUG S886 1960s #8
Demonstration at the Administration Office
1968-69
UP UPC ASUG S886 1960s #1
Twelfth President Harry K. Newburn (Acting) 1969-1971
presenting Alumni Appreciation Award to Mrs. Kathryn K. Gammage
UP UPC ASUP Newburn, Harry K.
ASASU Senate
1969
UPC 192:77 (slide)
Tilman Crane Acc# 91-510
ASU Research Farm (now ASU Research Park)
1969
UP UPC 280.2:91
Frank Bailey - Civil Rights Board Chairman
1969
UP UPC ASUP Bailey, Frank
Women protest the U.S. presence in Vietnam
1969
UP UPC ASUG S886 1970s #5
Faculty Senate
1969
Photographer: Tilman Crane
UP UPC 192:32 (slide) ACC# 91-510
Aerial of the campus toward the northeast
1970
UP UPC ASUB A355 1970s #41
The Fountain at the Center of the Campus
1970
UP UPC ASUB C357 1970s #3
Music Library, Gift of Songs
Edward Jardon Madden
1970
Arizona Republic
UE ASU Info File 1251
Anthropology Department
ASU Archaeologists Karin Halvorson (l.) and Susan Mueller(r.) dig while Patricia Brown studies charts 10 miles north of Sun City along Agua Fria.
Archeology Program (ASU); Tempe, Arizona
1970
ASUD A562 #1
Cady Mall toward the south
1970s
UP UPC ASUB C357 1970s #14
Student demonstrates a new craze - the skateboard
1970s
UP UPC ASUG S882 1970s #9
Upward Bound Program
1970s
Photographer: Charles R. Conley
Charles Conley Photograph Collection, University Archives
UP UPC ASUD U79 #2
Ramp to the Hayden Library
1970s
UP UPC ASUB D357 #76
Protests by Native American and Chicano students
1970s
UP UPC ASUP Schwada Portraits
ASU Women's Basketball Team
1970s
UP UPC ASUA B388 1970s #1
1977 ASU Team, Track and Field National Champions
1970s
UP UPC ASUA T83 1970s
Wheelchair basketball team at ASU
1970s
Photographer: Charles R. Conley
Charles Conley Photograph Collection, University Archives
UP UPC ASUD D57 #15
Exercise Science and Physical Education
Associate Professor Dr. William Stone (l.) assessing physical fitness of the subject through the Astrand Test, a bicycle engometer test, at ASU.
1971
Photographer: Charles R. Conley
Charles Conley Photographs, University Archives
ASUP Stone, Dr. William
First Fiesta Bowl starring ASU
1971
UP UPC ASUA F663 1971 #4
Aerial of campus and Tempe
1972
UP UPC 280.2:439
James W. Elmore
Founding Dean of the College of Architecture (1964)

with student Neil Newbury in the Architecture 5th year design studio
1972
Photographer: Charles R. Conley
Charles Conley Photographs, University Archives
UP UPC ASUD A73 #2
ASU Farm Laboratory
Agriculture Department
1973
Photographer: Charles R. Conley
Charles Conley Photographs, University Archives
ASUD A35 #50 ASU
Anne Pittman, ASU Women's Tennis Coach
Phoenix Gazette
January 23, 1974
UB ASU BIO Pittman, Anne
Students organize for peace
New Student Record pg. 6 and 7
131.15 ASU 1976 yearbook
Margaret Klann, ASU Archery Coach
January 25, 1977
Tempe Daily News
UE ASU Faculty Info-Klann, Margaret Lydia
Thirteenth President John W. Schwada 1971-1981
John W. Schwada at Board of Regents meeting in Flagstaff. Front:L-R: James E. Dunseath, Governor Raul H. Castro, Rudy E. Campbell, Sidney S. Woods. Rear: L-R: Dr. William G. Payne, Dwight W. Patterson, President Schwada, Ralph M. Bilby, John F. Molloy.
1977
UP UPC ASUP R43 1970s #2
ASU Women's Gymnastics Team
AIAW Nationals Women Gymnastics Team
1977-78
UP UPC ASUA G958 #1
ASU Women's Track Team, 1977-79
Intermountain Conference Champion 1977 & 1978; AIAW 8th - 1977; AIAW 4th - 1978 (see recent history with men's track)
UP UPC ASUA T838 #8
ASU Women's Swim Team
1978
AIAW National Champion Women's Swim Team (eighth national title since 1967)
Mona Plummer was coach 1975-79
UP UPC ASUA S956 #6
Frank L. Sackton
Founding Dean of the College of Public Programs (1979)

1987
UP UPC ASUP
Fourteenth President J. Russell Nelson 1981-1989
Dedication of ASU West
1980s
Courtesy of Media Relations
Hayden Library Entrance
1980s
Courtesy of Media Relations
Dance and music students from the School of Fine Arts
perform on the commons of West Hall.
1980
UP UPC ASUD M871 #41
Iranian students protest
ca. 1980
UP UPC ASUG S886 1980s #2
Aquatic Center (Mona Plummer Aquatic Center)
1981
Photographer: Conley Photography, Inc.
Charles Conley Photograph Collection, University Archives
ACC# 2000-02200
Media Relations Photographs
Name Change 25th Anniversary
James Creasman (at the podium) and Katherine Gammage (third from right)
1982
Photographer: Charles Conley
Charles Conley Photographs, University Archives
UP UPC ASUG N35 1958 #88
Noble Library
1983
ASUB N62 #2
Engineering for Excellence
1983
Photographer: Charles Conley
Charles Conley Photographs, University Archives
UP UPC ASUD E43 #36
Noble Science and Engineering Library Debut
1983
Arizona Republic
UE ASU Info File 1528
Breakdancing at homecoming
1983
UP UPC 280.3: 230-236 I30
Dedication of the Centennial Sculpture
ASU President J. Russell Nelson with Artist Jerry Peart.
1984
UP UPC ASUG C46 #3
Aerial of the campus, Tempe and Scottsdale toward the north
1984
ACC# 95-1584
Hayden Library
1984
Photographer: Conley Photography, Inc.
Charles Conley Photograph Collection, University Archives
Media Relations Photographs ACC#2000-02200
ASU Research Publication
Second Issue
1985
RSRCH H 896.300
Hispanic Research Center (HRC)
1985
Bilingual Press
Farmer Road in Tempe Named for H.B. Farmer
Tempe Daily News article
November 9, 1985
UE ASU INFO-572
University Drive Pedestrian Overpass
1986
ACC# 2000-02200
Media Relations Photographs
Students organize for social issues
1986-87
Sun Devil Spark Yearbook Pg. 162-163
ASU West, Opening Day
First Schedule of Classes
1986
UE 1009 Sc22
Parking Lot 59
1986
Photographer: Keith Jennings
ACC# 2000-02200
Media Relations Photographs
Rose Bowl Victory, 1987
1986-87
131.15 Yearbook
From Normals to ASU Sun Devils
April 20, 1987, Page 10-11
0.5 ASU Insight
1988 Wrestling Champions
34.99 SU71 1988-89 Archives
Rio Salado Unveiled
Insight, July - October 24, 1988
0.5 AR 47
President Richard Peck (Interim) 1989-1990
1989
Insight Article
Philomathian Bench
1990
Photographer: Conley Photography, Inc.
Charles Conley Photograph Collection, University Archives
ACC #2000-02200
Media Relations Photographs
Dennis P. Prisk
Founding Dean of the College of Extended Education (1990)

ASU Insight, July 23, 1990, page 1
Institute of Human Origins - Lucy
1990s
ASU Media Relations
Courtesy of IHO
ASU Student Satellite
1990s
Courtesy of Media Relations
Student life, Mexican Fiesta on the Mall
1990s
ACC# 99-2089
Student life, African Celebration
1990s
ACC# 99-2089
Orientation Week
ASU Media Production
1990s
ACC# 99-2089
Group activity in a gym
1990s
ACC# 99-2089
A group of students in the fountain
1990s
ACC# 99-2089
Professor Greeley and the MARS Project
1990s
Courtesy of Media Relations
Computing Commons Atrium
1990s
Courtesy of Information Technology
Four Pillars
March 12, 1990
Insight Article
Lattie Coor Biography Page
0.5 Ar 47
Fletcher Library, ASU West
1990s
Photographer: Tim Trumble
Courtesy of Media Relations
ASU East Virtual Library
1990s
Photographer: Tim Trumble
Courtesy of Media Relations
Fletcher Library, ASU West
1990s
Photographer: Tim Trumble
Courtesy of Media Relations
Nelson Fine Arts Complex
J. Russell and Bonita Nelson Fine Arts Center
University Art Museum
1990
Photographer: Tim Trumble
Courtesy of Media Relations
Nelson Fine Arts Complex
J. Russell and Bonita Nelson Fine Arts Center
Paul V. Galvin Playhouse
1990s
Photographer: Tim Trumble
Courtesy of Media Relations
The John J. Ross - William C. Blakely Law Library
1990s
Photographer: Tim Trumble
Courtesy of Media Relations
ASU West aerial overlaid by artist rendering
1990s
Acc# 2000-02200
Media Relations
Faculty Senate article
State Press, November 19, 1991, page 2
131.10
ASU East
Late 1990s
Photographer: Tim Trumble
Courtesy of Media Relations
Palm Walk
1990s
Photographer: Tim Trumble
Courtesy of Media Relations
Downtown Center
Late 1990s
Photographer: Tim Trumble
Courtesy of Media Relations
Kids Computer Camp
ASU Downtown Center
UP UPC ASUP Lattie Coor
Faculty Senate
November 19, 1991 pg. 2
131.10 State Press
Classified Staff Council
December 16, 1991 pg. 8
0.5 Ar 47 Insight
Sun Devil Stadium with all expansions
1992
Photographer: Mark Evans
University Archives Collection
Badminton Recent History
ASU Badminton Media Guide 1992-93 Page 2
34.21.9 B142 Archives
Communique - Classified Staff Council Newsletter
1993-94
38.8.10 C737 1993-94
Architecture and Environmental Design Library
Circulating Stacks and Reading Room
1994
Courtesy of Architecture and Environmental Design Library
Research I Status
1994
ASU Insight
Vol.14, No. 36 pg.1
0.5 AR 7 14.36
Art Museum exhibition travels to Venice Biennale
May 13, 1994 pg. 5
0.5 Ar 47 Insight
John J. Ross - William C. Blakely Law Library
1994
Photographer: Timothy Hurshey
Courtesy of the College of Law
Music Library
Reference and Listening Station
1994
Courtesy of Instructional Services
Dr. George R. Pettit, Director of ASU Cancer Research Institute (ASU-CRI)
ca. 1995
Photographer: Tim Trumble
Courtesy of Media Relations
Cross Country Recent History
1995
Track & Field Media Guide 1995, Page 39
34.18.9 T637 Archives
Classified Staff Rally
February 7, 1995 Pg. 9
131.10 State Press
Classified Staff Open Forum, Dr. Milton Glick
1995
Business Affairs Ephemera
Sargis Sargsian wins Pac-10
January 18, 1995, p.19
131.10 State Press
Aerial of the campus toward the northeast
1997
Photographer: Jeff Havir
Courtesy of Media Relations
Women's Golf Recent History
1997-98
Women's Golf Media Guide 1997-98, Page 22-23
3414. 2IW 842 Archives
Basketball Recent History
ASU Women's Basketball Media Guide, 1997-98 pg. 52
34.11.2I W842 Archives
Classified Information, ASU West
1998
1014 C51
Baseball Recent History
ASU Baseball Media Guide, 1998 pg. 3
34.10 B291 Archives
Men's Gymnastics Recent History
1998
ASU Men's Gymnastic Team pg. 4
34.15.1I M528 Archives
Women's Gymnastics Recent History
Women's Gymnastics Media Guide, pg. 17
1998
34.15.2.1I W842 Archives
Institute for Studies in the Arts (ISA)
Token City computer generated video by Professor Muriel Magenta
1998
University Archives Ephemera
Partnership for Research in Stereo Modeling (PRISM)
1998
Photographer: Tim Trumble
Courtesy of Media Relations
ASU Research Park
1998
Photographer: Tim Trumble
Courtesy of Media Relations
Wrestling Recent History
Wrestling Media Guide 1998-99 Page 18-19
34.19.9 W929 Archives
Swimming Recent History
Swimming Media Guide 1999, Pages 30-31
34.16.1I M528 Archives
Soccer Recent History
1999 ASU Soccer Media Guide pg. 19
34.29 Archives
ASU Men's Tennis brief history and team results
ASU Media Guide, 1998-99 pg. 7
34.17.1i.M528 Archives
Tennis Recent History
Women's Tennis Media Guide 1998-99, pg. 8
34.17.2I W842 Archives
ASU Basketball in the Last Decade
Basketball Media Guide 1998-99, pg. 44
34 11.1.1I B2924 Archives
Softball Recent History
ASU Softball Media Guide, 1999 pg. 24
34.27.9 Archives
Volleyball Recent History
ASU Volleyball Media Guide 1999, page 26
34.28 V86 Archives
Bowl game results and Head Coaches
1999
ASU Football Media Guide
34.7 AR47 Archives
Men's Golf Recent History
1999
ASU Men's Golf pgs. 20-21
34.14.1I M528 Archives
Chuck Backus
Provost of ASU East (1996)

"State of the Campus Address" held at the ASU East Campus
1999
Photographer: Tim Trumble
Courtesy of Media Relations
National Gay Support Day
Lambda League
October 12, 1999, page 1
130.10 State Press
Morrison Institute for Public Policy
1999
Photographer: Tim Trumble
Courtesy of Media Relations
20th Annual Microcomputers in Education Conference brochure
2000
Ted Humphrey
Founding Dean of The Barrett Honors College(1988)

2000
Photographer: Tim Trumble
Courtesy of Media Relations
Making memories - Homecoming
Insight East
2009 In 7 Archives
Dr. Michael M. Crow
Giving the opening convocation during Sun Devil 101 (Welcome Week), one of his first official events as 16th President of Arizona State University.
2002
Photographer: Tim Trumble
Courtesy of Media Relations




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