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Series I: Events and Publicity Announcements Series I: 1965-2008

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series consists of a small collection of flyers, brochures, posters and a screening DVD announcing various Humanities Department events. Notable among them is an invitational brochure detailing an evening on campus with author Toni Morrison in 1987. This series also includes information about registration dates and career events, as well as several pieces of internal departmental communication.


This series is arranged chronologically by date.
Box 1, Folder 1

Events and Publicity Announcements 1965-2008

Box 1, Folder 2

SJSU School of the Humanities and the Arts Event Calendars October 1981-September 1983

Box 1, Folder 3

SJSU School of the Humanities and the Arts Event Calendars October 1983-September 1986


Series II: Newsletters 1980-1998

Box 1, Folder 4

Newsletters to Humanities Faculty and Staff in the Form of Memos from the Dean's Office 1980-1993

Box 1, Folder 5

English Department Newsletter March 1973-November 1978

Box 1, Folder 6

Multicultural Forum Spring 1993-Spring 2003

Box 1, Folder 7

Laurels Fall 1990


Series III: Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest 1983-1987

Scope and Contents

Since 1982, the Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest is held yearly by SJSU's English Department. The contest is a "whimsical literary competition that challenges entrants to compose the opening sentence to the worst of all possible novels."
Box 2, Folder 1

Copies of News Articles 1983

Box 2, Folder 2

Booklet from Second Annual Contest 1983

Box 2, Folder 3

News Articles, Press Releases, Correspondence, Winners 1983-1985

Box 2, Folder 4

News Articles 1986

Box 2, Folder 5

News Articles 1986-1987

Box 2, Folder 6

News Articles 1987