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Scope and Content of the Collection The Santa Clara University Artifact Collection consists of 573 items spanning a broad range of formats. Each of the series in the collection attests to an important aspect of the university’s history and identity. Aspects of university life documented in the collection include its participation in intercollegiate athletics, its commitment to academic excellence, the Catholic identity of the university, and the presence of Mission Santa Clara on campus. The types of materials found...
Dates: 103 BCE-2016, & undated (bulk: 1945-2001)
Abstract The Arthur D. Spearman, S.J. Papers, 1824-1977 (1955-1975), documents the life of priest, author, and former University Archivist Father Arthur D. Spearman, S.J. The bulk of the collection consists of subject files and photographs used by Fr. Spearman for his historical research. Fr. Spearman was an avid collector of materials related to his many research interests, including mission history, the history of Santa Clara Valley, Santa Clara University, Native Americans, Jesuits, and his family...
Dates: 1824-1977 (bulk 1955-1975)