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1887-1992 (Bulk 1946-1974)

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The O. C. Williams Records, 1887-1992 (bulk 1946-1974), document Dr. Williams' tenure at San Jose State College, as well as his professional career as a poet. The records consist of Humanities Department records, index card files, class notes, correspondence, literary research notes, microfilm records of the Defoe's Tour thro' the Whole Island of Great Britain , and Williams' original poetry. The records are arranged into three series: Series I: Humanities Department Records, 1946-1992 (bulk 1946-1959); Series II: Kappa Alpha and Gamma Delta Fraternity Organizational Records, 1946-1959; and Series III: O. C. Williams Research Files, 1887-1979 (bulk 1946-1974).

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

Williams, Clinton
San José State University -- Humanities Dept. -- History
San José State University -- History
San Jose State Normal School -- History
San Jose State Teachers College -- History
San Jose State College -- History
California State University, San Jose -- History
Kappa Alpha Order -- History
Gamma Delta Fraternity -- History
Education, Higher -- California -- San José
Greek letter societies -- California -- San José -- Records and correspondence

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