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Guide to the Rocci G. Pisano Collection
MSS-2011-06-18  
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Description
The Rocci G. Pisano Collection consists of faculty service awards and commemorative flags collected by Dr. Rocci G. Pisano, Professor Emeritus at San José State University. After teaching biology at San José State for thirty years, Dr. Pisano dedicated the later half of his life to public service by presiding over many public works committees, including the commission for the celebration of the United States Bicentennial. This collection represents Dr. Pisano's legacy as a professor and a contributor to the development of the city of San José.
Background
Dr. Rocci G. Pisano (1911-2003) was an Associate Professor of Biology at San José State University from 1946 to 1976. He received degrees from Santa Clara University, San José State University, U.C. Davis, and he received his doctorate in Education from Stanford University in 1954. In addition to teaching, he also served as a faculty advisor to the Alpha Phi Omega fraternity.
Extent
1 box, .417 linear feet
Restrictions
Copyright is assigned to the San José State University Library Special Collections & Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Special Collections & Archives. Copyright restrictions may apply to digital reproductions of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.
Availability
The collection is open for research.