These represent but a sample of available resources, ask for help if you don't find what you need.
Most yearbooks, directories, convocation programs, bulletins, and other documents have been digitized and are available on the University of Memphis' page at the Internet Archive: https://archive.org/details/universityofmemphislibraries
Bulletins - contain details about the faculty, curriculum, student body, physical plant and more, from 1912 and across six institutional name changes. Since 2004 the Bulletins have been produced only in electronic form.
Commencement Programs - include a list of graduates, a program, and various other information.
DeSoto - the yearbook title has remained the same throughout with the exception of the years 1918 and 1919, issued as volumes of “The Columns.” Includes useful images, descriptions of student activities, individuals, and yearly highlights.
Directory - contains student and faculty/staff telephone numbers, campus map, and other institutional information.