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Coolidge Dam Photographs circa 1924-1930


Overview of the Collection

Creator: Unknown
Title: Coolidge Dam Photographs
Inclusive Dates: circa 1924-1930
Quantity: 4 Photographs (0.1 Linear Feet)
Abstract:This collection houses four photographs showing the site, construction, and dedication of Coolidge Dam.
Identification: CP SPC 60
Language: Material in English
Repository: Arizona State University Library. Greater Arizona Collection
P.O. Box 871006
Tempe, AZ 85287-1006
Phone: (480) 965-4932
Questions? Ask An Archivist!

Historical Note

Coolidge Dam is a multiple-dome concrete structure designed, constructed, owned, and operated by the Bureau of Indian Affairs. It was completed in 1928 and dedicated by President Calvin Coolidge on March 4, 1930. A stability buttress and overtopping protection were added between 1992 and 1994.

Scope and Content Note

This collection houses four photographs showing the site, construction, and dedication of Coolidge Dam.


This collection consists of four silver gelatin-bromide photographic prints.


Access Restrictions

To view this collection, make an appointment at least five business days prior to your visit by contacting Ask an Archivist or calling (480) 965-4932. Appointments in the Wurzburger Reading Room at Hayden Library (rm. 138) on the Tempe campus are available Monday through Friday. Check the ASU Library Hours page for current availability.


Arizona State University does not own the copyright to this collection. We recognize that it is incumbent upon the researcher to procure permission to publish information from this collection from the owner of the copyright.

Access Terms

Geographic Name(s)
Coolidge Dam (Ariz. : Dam).

Dams -- Arizona.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Coolidge Dam Photographs, CP SPC 60, Arizona State University Library.


Archives and Special Collections acquired these images in 1993 (Accession #1993-00783).

Container List

1Coolidge Dam Under Construction, circa 1924-1928
2Site Near Coolidge Dam, circa 1924-1928
3Land Near Coolidge Dam, circa 1924-1928
4Coolidge Dam Dedication, 1930 March 4