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1953-1994 (Bulk 1961-1972)

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The SJSU Office of the Vice President Records, 1953-1994 (bulk 1961-1972) consist of administrative files, admissions issues, committee meeting notes, correspondence, departmental evaluations, informational pamphlets, meeting minutes, newspaper clippings, and photographs. The bulk of these records document the impact of the civil rights movement and the anti-war protests on campus life in the 1960s and 1970s. Of note, the records document the administration's response to race relations and anti-war protests and include research materials related to the campus from other local and national colleges. This collection is arranged into one series: Series I: Administrative Records, 1953-1994 (bulk 1961-1972).

Indexing Terms

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

San José State University. Office of the Vice President -- History
San José State University. Office of the Vice President -- Records and correspondence
California State University, San José -- History
San José State University -- History
San José State College -- History
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- California -- San José
Minorities -- Education (Higher) -- California -- San José
Education, Higher -- California -- San José

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