The San José State University and the San José Public Library System Joint Library Project Records, 1994-2005 (bulk 1998-2000) document the planning and construction of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, the first joint venture between a university and public library in the U.S. The records consist of administrative files, architectural files and renderings, legal files, newspaper clippings, photographs, and promotional materials. This collection is arranged into three series: Series I. General Joint Library Files, 1997-2005 (bulk 1998-2000); Series
II. Architectural Files, 1994-2003 (bulk 1999); and Series III. Promotional Materials, 1998-2003.
San José State University and the San José Public Library System Joint Library Project Records, MSS-2009-08-05, San José State University Library Special Collections and Archives.