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1961-1984 (Bulk 1969-1970)

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The Office of the President is the highest administrative office for the campus, reporting to the California State University (CSU) Chancellor and Board of Trustees, respectively. As such, the Office of the President records document the overall policies, practices and procedures of the daily operation of the campus, as well as the interaction with other CSU campuses and with the CSU administration. The Office of the President, Hobert W. Burns Records, 1961-1984 (bulk 1969-1970), document his tenure as interim university president. The records consist of correspondence, manuscripts, meeting minutes and newspaper clippings. This collection is arranged into two series: Series I: California State University (CSU) Board of Trustees Materials, 1969-1970; and Series II: Administrative Files, 1961-1984.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Burns, Hobert W.
San José State University President's Office -- History.
San José State University President's Office -- Records and correspondence.
San José State College -- History.
San José State University -- History.
California State University, San José -- History.
Education, Higher -- California -- San José.
College presidents -- California -- San José.
College administrators -- California -- San José.

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