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1953-1969 (Bulk 1964-1969)

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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, Robert D. Clark Records, 1953-1969 (bulk 1964-1969), document Clark's tenure as university president. The records consist of administrative files, correspondence, newspaper clippings, meeting minutes, and reports. This collection is arranged into five series: Series I. Administrative Records, 1957-1970 (1967-1969); Series II. Budget Files, 1956-1968 (bulk 1965-1968); Series III. Correspondence, 1964-1969 (bulk 1966-1968); Series IV. CSU Trustees Records, 1964-1969 (bulk 1966-1969); and Series V. Meeting Minutes, 1953-1969 (bulk 1966-1968).

Indexing Terms

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

Clark, Robert D. (Robert Donald), 1910-2005.
San José State University President's Office -- History.
San José State University President's Office -- Records and correspondence.
San José State University -- Athletics Dept. -- History.
San José State College -- History.
San José State University -- History.
Education, Higher -- California -- San José.
Discrimination in housing -- California -- San José.
African American students -- California -- San José.
College presidents -- California -- San José.
College administrators -- California -- San José.

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