Special Collections & Archives

Special Collections and Archives, a department of the Robert E. Kennedy Library at Cal Poly, was established in 1969 to build primary source research collections that reflect and support the polytechnic curriculum of the university.


Views from 1987 Poly Royal weekend

Caption: Clips from a video recording from the 1987 Poly Royal weekend, digitized from a VHS tape donated to University Archives, Cal Poly. Poly Royal was the predecessor to Cal Poly's annual Open House weekend: studentlife.calpoly.edu/orientation/openhouse/

Learn more about Cal Poly's unique primary source collections at the Special Collections and Archives website: lib.calpoly.edu/find-and-borrow/collections-and-archives/