Santa Clara University (Calif.)
Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The Conrad S. Babcock papers, circa 1877-1941 (bulk 1898-1918), document Babcock’s service in the U.S. Army from 1894-1937. The bulk of the collection consists of Babcock’s memoirs detailing his military service at home, in the Philippines during the Philippine-American War and in France during the final months of World War I. The memoirs also document the rapid transformation in size, wartime tactics and weaponry taking place in the military at the turn of the century. Included are handwritten...
Dates: circa 1877-1941 (bulk 1898-1918)
Abstract The Catherine Bell papers, 1965-2008 (bulk 1996-2008), document Bell’s research process as she began writing Believing and the Practice of Religion, left unfinished at the time of her death in 2008. With this book, Bell sought to spur a discussion about belief, a phenomenon that few religious scholars had addressed but that Bell held was central to the study of religion. The collection includes her unfinished manuscript and related research materials. The...
Dates: 1965-2008 (bulk 1996-2008); Majority of material found within 1996 - 2008
Abstract The Edwin J. Brown Papers document a portion of the career of professor Edwin J. Brown, founder and head of Santa Clara University's Department of Education from 1951-1962. The bulk of the collection documents Brown's career at Santa Clara University, as well as his involvement as a scout for the St. Louis Browns baseball team. The collection includes academic publications, correspondence, teaching materials and unpublished writings. This collection is arranged into six series: Series I....
Scope and Content of the Collection Records include Campus Telephone Directories for the years 1958 through 2013.
Abstract The Magín Catalá, O.F.M. Collection, circa 1885-2009 (bulk 1885-1909), documents the life of Fray Magín Catalá. Often referred to as the “Holy Man of Santa Clara,” Fr. Catalá was stationed at Mission Santa Clara for thirty-six years and was widely renowned for his piety and spiritual labors. In 1882, more than fifty years after Magín Catalá’s death, Archbishop J.S. Alemany, O.P. initiated the process of his beatification. As of 2014, his Cause remained open. The bulk of the collection consists...
Dates: circa 1885-2009 (bulk 1885-1909)
Abstract The Francisco Jiménez Papers, 1962-2010, document Jiménez’s achievements as a writer and university professor. Jiménez’s written works, primarily collections of short stories, document his childhood and adolescence as the son of migrant farm workers. He recounts his personal and academic journey, from working alongside his parents while living in abject poverty and struggling to learn English at school, to eventually receiving his BA at Santa Clara University, as well as his MA and Ph.D. at...