Written by on October 31, 2014

9 Halloween costume ideas from University Archives

We had fun going through the University Archives collections to find photos to inspire your last-minute Halloween costumes (or to look at just because they are AWESOME). And there’s more where these came from.

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From the files of the Mustang Daily. Mustang Daily Photograph Collection, Special Collections and Archives, California Polytechnic State University.

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From the files of the Mustang Daily #2. Mustang Daily Photograph Collection, Special Collections and Archives, California Polytechnic State University.

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From the files of the Mustang Daily #3. Mustang Daily Photograph Collection, Special Collections and Archives, California Polytechnic State University.

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“They say they went to college”
The height of fashion at Cal Poly, circa 1909.
Pedley Scrapbook, Special Collections and Archives, California Polytechnic State University.

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There are a variety of costumes to choose from….
Home Economics Scrapbooks, Special Collections and Archives, California Polytechnic State University.

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University Archives Photograph Collection, Special Collections and Archives, California Polytechnic State University.

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That pennant costume is pure genius.
Undated. University Archives Photograph Collection, Special Collections and Archives, California Polytechnic State University.

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1957, the year the Martians visited Cal Poly.
University Archives Photograph Collection, Special Collections and Archives, California Polytechnic State University.

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Game of cards and light music, anyone?
Students in the Jesperson Dorm Lounge, circa 1940. University Archives Photograph Collection, Special Collections and Archives, California Polytechnic State University.

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