Thomas King Papers

collection

Campus:
San Jose State University
Library:
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
Subject(s):
Architecture--California--San Jose--Inventories ; Historic Buildings--California--San Jose ; Historic buildings--California--San Jose--Inventories ; Historic preservation--California--San Jose ; San Jose (Calif.). Historic Landmarks Commission
Description:
This collection documents King's personal and professional commitment to historic preservation in San Jose from 1971 to 1995. The bulk of the collection relates to the San Jose Survey of Historic & Archaeological Sites (SJSHAS), a city-sponsored project undertaken by King from 1972-1974. King began advocating this project while pursuing his graduate studies at San Jose State University. He coordinated and administered the operation of the SJSHAS survey and organized a volunteer staff. Other records include details of King's various activities with other historic preservation organizations throughout the San Jose area.
Dates covered:
1971-1995, bulk 1972-1974
Language(s):
English
Collection Size:
2 boxes, 1.2 linear feet
For more information:
Additional Information
Additional Information
Citation Sample:
Thomas M. King Papers, MSS-2000-11, San Jose State University Library Special Collections and Archives.
Collection policy:
Open for research