Welcome to SF State's DIVA

What is DIVA?

DIVA is an open digital archive of collections that unlocks previously hidden resources from faculty and community partners, making them available to the teaching and learning community at SF State and beyond.

Mobile Friendly New

All DIVA collections and individual items are available in a new, mobile-friendly layout.

Portable Video & Audio New

Video and audio now work on all devices with HTML5. Listen to poetry performances on your phone or watch historic Bay Area TV footage on your tablet.

Improved Collections New

Collections are more engaging than ever with a clean user interface and better presentation of content, with full support for mobile devices.

A Growing Digital Collection

Each collection in DIVA features carefully catalogued and digitized materials from the campus community and beyond, some of which have never been available to the public. Come explore DIVA and check-in often as our archives grow.

See all of DIVA's collections

Latest News From DIVA


The San Francisco State University Museum Collection is now on DIVA!  This vast collection, now available to see and study in its entirety, includes artifacts primarily from three influential ancient civilizations - Egypt, Greece, and Rome.  Browse the collection and discover the colorful and decorative ushabti figurines in the Sutro and California Academy of Sciences collections.  Take a look at the Bourne Collection to view examples of ancient Roman pottery, or check out the Lindgren Coin Collection to compare ancient Greek and Roman Coins.  Many of the collections include exquisite jewelry, amulets, art, and decorative items demonstrative of the unique cultural and religious beliefs of these civilizations.  Don't miss the famous mummy and sarcophagi in the Sutro Collection!  Stop by and view the collection in person, located on the fifth floor of the Humanities Building at SFSU.


HIGHLIGHTS FROM DIVA - 1906 Earthquake Anniversary

Highlights From DIVA - New Collections!