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Finding Aids
A finding aid is a descriptive guide to the content of a collection. The guide describes the origin, background, contents, and arrangement of a collection. It also includes a folder listing of the contents.

Processed Collections
The alphbetical links below lead to an annotated list of all processed collections with links to the finding aids.

Finding Aids by Collection Type

  Manuscript Collections
  Photograph Collections
  Small Manuscript Collections
  Biography Files
  Oral History Collection
  Microfilm Collection




Planning for Your Visit

Over 50% of visiting scholars and reference inquiries come to AHF from out-of-state or outside the continental U.S.  Many individuals eventually travel to the Hayden Library and Arizona State University to conduct research.  In response to requests from visitors, here is an alphabetical listing of hotels near campus as well as transportation options from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport to the City of Tempe.  Note that a number of hotels also offer airport shuttles.   



Best Western  
670 N Scottsdale Road  
Tempe, Arizona, 85281-2027
Phone: 480/784-2233    
Fax: 480/784-2299

Comfort Inn & Suites At ASU
1031 East Apache Blvd
Tempe, AZ 85281
(480) 966-7202

Courtyard Marriott Tempe
601 South Ash Avenue
Tempe, Arizona 85281  
Phone:  1-480-966-2800
Fax:  1-480-829-8446
Sales:  1-480-966-2800 ext. 619
Sales fax:  1-480-829-8446
Days Inn  Tempe
1221 East Apache Blvd
(Between Rural and McClintock)
Tempe, Arizona 85281
Phone: 480-968-7793
Fax: 480-966-4450  

Four Points Sheraton Tempe
1333 Rural Rd.
Tempe, Arizona 85281
United States
Phone: (480) 968-3451
Fax: (480) 968-6262

Mission Palms Tempe
60 East Fifth Street
Tempe, Arizona 85281
Phone: 480 894-1400  
Reservations: 800 547-8705  
FAX 480-968-7677

Twin Palms Tempe  
225 Apache Blvd.
Tempe, AZ 85281
Toll free: 1-800-367-0835

Ramada Limited Tempe
1915 East Apache Blvd
Tempe, AZ 85281
(480) 736-1700



(866) 291-1986
4525 E University Dr, Phoenix, AZ 85034

Metro Light Rail

Phoenix Shuttle

Tempe in Motion (TIM)