1953-1979 (Bulk 1957-1970)
The Benjamin F. Gilbert Research Papers (1953-1979 [bulk 1957-1970]) consist of the manuscripts and research notes of Dr. Gilbert, author of Pioneers for One Hundred Years: San José State College 1857-1957, and co-author of Washington Square 1857-1979: The History of San José State University. The papers also contain correspondence from SJSU interim President Hobert W. Burns and faculty members regarding suggestions or revisions to Gilbert's various manuscript drafts. The collection is arranged into two series: Series I. Pioneers for One Hundred Years: San José State College, 1857-1957: Research Papers; and Series II. Washington Square, 1857-1979: The History of San José State University.
The Benjamin F. Gilbert Research Papers, MSS-2009-02-07, San José State University Library Special Collections and Archives.