SJSU Special Collections and Archives

SJSU Special Collections & Archives exist to acquire, preserve, arrange, describe, and make accessible its rich holdings of secondary and primary materials to support the diverse teaching and research needs of undergraduates, graduates, faculty, staff, and the larger community. These collections document local, regional, and California history, with a specific focus on history, politics, literature, and art. In addition, the Department is responsible for documenting the history of the university, and has a large collection of university and faculty publications, administrative records, photographs, and ephemera.

Featured Events

Film screening poster 3-5 pm Friday April 25th

Portrait of Ted Sahl

The Convergence of Counter Social Movements: LGBT Community Politics and the Evangelical Right, San Jose, 1969-1982," A Ted Sahl Tribute Presentation

Presentation and Exhibit highlighting the history of the LGBT political struggle in San Jose, 1969-1982, presented by Danelle Moon, Director of Special Collections and Archives. Students, faculty, and community members interested in social movement history and particularly the history of the LGBT community should attend. 

Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

5th floor Schiro Room, 550