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1899-1970 (Bulk 1950-1970)

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The San José State College Presidential Office Administrative Records (1899-1970 [bulk 1950-1970]) document the general administrative functions of the Office of the President. The records consist of budget reports, committee files, photographs, and correspondence. Also included are materials pertaining to several controversial events on campus, such as the 1957 athletics controversy, the St. John Dixon admittance case, and records of discrimination involving Greek societies, housing facilities, and hiring practices at San José State College. This collection is arranged into two series: Series I. General Files, 1899-1970 (bulk 1950-1970); and Series II. Statistical Reports, 1915-1935.

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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.

San José State University. President's Office. Administration -- History
San José State University. President's Office. Administration -- Records and correspondence
San José State University. Athletics Dept. -- History
San José State Normal School -- History
San José State Teachers College -- History
San José State College -- History
California State University, San José -- History
San José State University -- History
Education, Higher -- California -- San José
Race discrimination -- California -- San José

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