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1903-1999 (Bulk 1960-1995)

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The San José State University Campus Buildings Records, 1903-1999 (bulk 1960-1995), document the history of major campus buildings and landmarks, including Tower Hall, Spartan Memorial Chapel, the Scheller House, Dwight Bentel Hall and other departmental buildings. The records consist of building reports, specifications and evaluations, brochures, committee papers, negatives, newspaper clippings, and photographs. This collection is arranged into two series: Series I. Campus Buildings and Landmarks, 1906-1999 (bulk 1960-1995); and Series II. Campus Buildings History and General San José History, 1903-1999 (bulk 1960-1995).

Indexing Terms

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 -- History.
San José State Normal School -- History.
San José State Teachers College -- History.
California State University, San José -- History.
Historic buildings -- California -- San José.
College buildings -- California -- San José.
San José (Calif.) -- History.

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