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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...
Collection — Container: Santa Clara Valley Local History Collection
Identifier: R.G. 102
Overview The Santa Clara Valley Local History Collection, 1847-2006 (bulk 1890-1960) documents the history of the Santa Clara Valley after the arrival of European and overland settlers. The records consist of Chamber of Commerce publications promoting the Santa Clara Valley as an idyllic place to live, work and visit; writings, reminiscences, photographs and ephemera documenting the prominent pioneer and Californio families of the Santa Clara Valley; and printed...