Archival Finding Aids

Guide to the University Archives Directories, Guides & Handbooks Collection

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The San José State University Archives Directories, Guides & Handbooks, 1920-1997 (bulk 1941-1976) consists of handbooks and directories targeted to students, faculty and staff. The directories contain address and telephone lists of students, staff, and faculty. The handbooks, mostly produced for student usage, give a comprehensive view of University procedures, resources, and traditions. The records consist of printed materials, bound and unbound guides and handbooks, directories, and pamphlets. This collection is arranged into four series: Series I. Directories, 1921-1997 (bulk 1945-1981); Series II. Student Handbooks, 1923-1997 (bulk 1941-1967): Series III; Staff Reference Guides, 1962-1997 (bulk 1961-1978); Series IV. Miscellaneous, 1902-1979 (bulk 1934-1969).