Jump to Content

History San Jose Research Library
1661 Senter Road
San Jose, California 95112
Phone: (408) 287-2290
Email: research@historysanjose.org
Collections with online items: 24
Physical collections: 120
Browse the Collections
From A to Z
0-9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
 
B
Bailey-Fellows House, Carol DeSantis Papers on the

Papers compiled by Carol DeSantis on the history of the Bailey-Fellows House at Calero Ranch, San Jose, California.

Big Basin Park Photograph Album

Album of photographs taken by Andrew Putnam Hill between 1890 and 1920. The majority of photographs feature Big Basin Redwoods State Park, with a small number of the Putnam family and Sempervirens Club. The album is labeled "Mrs. Hill Sr....

Bland (Henry Meade) Photographs

Collection of black and white negatives apparently taken by Henry Meade Bland while teaching at the State Normal School at San Jose, likely dating between 1905-1915.

Bulmore (Laurence E.) Photographs of New Almaden

Original glass negatives, prints, and copy prints of New Almaden Quicksilver Mines, taken by Robert R. Bulmore and Dr. S. E. Winn (1880-1900); as well as later photographs of the filling of New Almaden Reservoir, created in 1936, and accompanying...

 
D
DeRome (Albert Walton) Papers

Correspondence, manuscripts, notes, advertisements, and extensive photographs documenting urban renewal and redevelopment efforts in San Jose, California, during the late 1960s to early 1990s.

 
H
Hawkins (Dick) Collection on San Jose High School

Yearbooks, ephemera, scrapbooks circa 1910-1970 for San Jose High School; materials from City of San Jose Zoning Office Library.

History San José Silicon Valley History Online Collection

The History San José Collection includes photographs, postcards, fruit labels and different types of ephemera.

History San Jose Sheet Music Collection

Over 2600 titles of popular sheet music, both vocal and instrumental, covering the period 1840-1950. This is an artificial collection from a number of local donors including the de Saisset family, Mc Neely family, Leo Sullivan, Harriett Huntley Dean, LeRoy...

 
K
Knight (Joseph A.) Collection

Printed ephemera, including stock certificates, reprints, periodicals, and news clippings, regarding Federal Telegraph Company and other electronics ventures, collected by Joseph A. Knight.

KNTV Channel 11 News Archive

Local news film (16mm) reels, shot between 1965 and 1980, both silent and with sound, taken by KNTV cameramen. They include black-and-white and color footage, and are accompanied by newscast scripts and film storage logs. The films for 1970-1975 were...

 
L
Leonard (Burrel) Photographs and Fruit Labels

Photographs and fruit labels from the John and Burrel Leonard families, documenting the history of one of Cupertino's ranching families from the 1850s to their management of a prominent canning operation in the early 20th century, and later development of...

Logue (Hollis) Architectural Plans

Architectural drawings and plans by San Jose architect Hollis Logue

 
M
Maxwell (Dewey L.) Papers and Photographs

Business records and photographs related to the Garden City Velodrome, Garden City Wheelmen, and Maxwell's Cyclery in San Jose, California.

Mayes (Thorn) Sound Recordings

Sound recordings created by Thorn Mayes as part of his research on early wireless telegraph and radio in the Western United States. Includes one-on-one interviews conducted by Thorn Mayes and Warren Green, talks to the Antique Wireless Association both by...

McCullough (George) QSL Cards

QSL cards from the United States and other countries, received by amateur radio operator George B. McCullough, K6JI.

 
P
Peninsula-Times Tribune Photographs

Photographs taken for the former Peninsula-Times Tribune newspaper.

Perham (Douglas M.) Clippings on Early Radio History

Clippings compiled by electronics collector Douglas M. Perham on the history of wireless telegraphy and radio, particularly in the Pacific Region.

 
S
Sempervirens Club of California Records

The Sempervirens Club Records document the activities of the Club from its inception in 1900 to the early 1960's. The Sempervirens Club was founded to save old growth Redwoods in Santa Cruz Mountains of California. The lobbying efforts of the...

Spanish-Mexican Records of the San Jose Pueblo

Founded in 1777 as El Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe, the City of San José was the first civil settlement established in Alta California under Spanish dominion. These 6,000 original manuscript pages span the founding of the pueblo site...

 
T
Theodore Roosevelt Junior High School Guest of Honor Book

Autograph album compiled from international traveling artists who performed at Theodore Roosevelt Junior High School, primarily between 1929 and 1936 before San Jose's Civic Auditorium was completed.

 
W
Wheeler (Alice) Glass Plate Negatives

Collection of 207 glass plate negatives dating to the early 1900s. They appear to have been taken by the same photographer, and include many casual family shots, as well as landscapes around the Monterey area and Santa Clara County.

Wong Sing Papers

Papers and photographs of Wong Sing, employed as an agricultural laborer by physician Robert L. Hogg of Saratoga, California.

Wyckoff (Ralph) and Peter G. Wuss Collection

The collection comprises original architectural plans, specifications and photographs documenting the full span of Ralph Wyckoff’s career as an architect.

 
Z
Zurilgen, H. W. Collection on Roy N. Francis

News clippings, photographs, publications and other materials regarding early Santa Clara County aviator Roy Francis.