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Steven M. Gelber Research Files
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Steven M. Gelber Research Files
    Dates: 1962-2005
    Collection Number: 2009-25
    Extent: 1 linear foot (1 box)
    Repository: History San Jose Research Library
    San Jose, California 95110
    Abstract: Professor Steven Gelber's research files on Santa Clara (California) history and architecture, including 302 slides.
    Language of Material: English


    Collection is open to the public for research by appointment with the Curator of Library and Archives.

    Publication Rights

    The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use," that user may be liable for copyright infringement. This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law.

    Preferred Citation

    Steven M. Gelber Research Files. History San Jose Research Library

    Acquisition Information

    The collection was donated to History San Jose by Steven Gelber in 2009.

    Biography/Administrative History

    Steven Gelber was a professor in the History Department at Santa Clara University from 1969 through 2009, Department Chair from 1979 through 1984 and again from 1997 through 2000. Gelber was also very active in the Santa Clara County local history community, serving on History San Jose's Collection Committee, the Harris-Lass House Museum Board, and as historical advisor to the City of Santa Clara Historic and Landmarks Commission.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection contains 302 slides illustrating architectural styles throughout properties in the city of Santa Clara, California, as well as research on Eichler properties built in Santa Clara, most specifically in the Pomeroy Green neighborhood. Several research papers written by Gelber's students are also included.