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Charles J. Walsh, S.J. papers

 Record Group
Identifier: 3DB21
Scope and Content of the Collection Father Walsh became the “War President” at Santa Clara: he was given the task of trying to accommodate Santa Clara to the loss of more than 1/5th of its normal enrollment. During his administration an accelerated program of study was created in order to allow students to graduate in three years and intercollegiate athletic competition was cancelled. An Army Specialized Training Program was begun in 1943, to provide basic and advanced engineering classes, however Santa Clara faced a fiscal...
Dates: Example: 1900-2010 (bulk 2000-2005), 1851-1854, 1932-

Cornelius J. McCoy, S.J. papers

 Record Group
Identifier: 3DB18
Scope and Content of the Collection

File include information on campus buildings, fund raising and gifts, the burning of the Mission Church in 1926 and its reconstruction, suggestions for engineers to build the Bay Bridge (1927), and correspondence with John J. Montgomery.

Dates: 1926-1932

Herman J. Hauck, S.J. papers

 Record Group
Identifier: 3DB23
Scope and Content of the Collection Fr. Hauck's administration was a time of quiet transition from post-War rebuilding to the dramatic changes of the 1960's. During Fr. Hauck's seven years as president Santa Clara was forced to withdraw from intercollegiate football, the University was accredited by the Western College Association, efforts were begun to reestablish graduate studies, the University became affiliated with Alma College, tuition was increased, and property was purchased that included the Eberhard Tanning Company....
Dates: 1951-1958

James J. Lyons, S.J. papers

 Record Group
Identifier: 3DB19
Scope and Content of the Collection

Files include correspondence about the Alumni Association, invitations to the ground breaking for the Golden Gate Bridge and for campus events, fund raising materials, and student information.

Dates: 1932-1935

Michael Engh, S.J. papers

 Record Group
Identifier: 3DB28
Scope and Content of the Collection

Files include Inaguration address, correspondence, programs for Mass and Inauguration ceremony, press releases, and letters of congratulations from other colleges and universities. Also includes annual correspondence and chronological files, reports from Associations, administrative departments, financial, and staff, council and committe meetings.

Dates: 2009-

John J. Nobili, S.J. papers

 Record Group
Identifier: 3DB01
Scope and Content of the Collection The Nobili Papers contain virtually all the documents of the early days of Santa Clara College. Included are financial records, legal papers (particularly dealing with securing the former Mission land from various claimants), and correspondence with Church and State officials, parents, and merchants. Of special interest are documents related to the Orchard Trial, in which Nobili and Bishop Alemany seek to establish claim to land formerly held by Mission Santa Clara. In addition to Santa...
Dates: 1851-1856

Patrick A. Donohoe, S.J. papers

 Record Group
Identifier: 3DB24
Scope and Content of the Collection During Father Donohoe's ten year administration, the University underwent tremendous physical growth and social change: it became coeducational in 1961, the undergraduate student body tripled in size, graduate programs at both the Master’s and doctoral levels were installed in the Schools of Business and Engineering, and the Santa Clara Plan, a new academic program, was adopted. In addition, Father Donohoe created the Board of Regents in 1959, broadened the university’s fundraising efforts,...
Dates: 1958-1968

Records of Kevin F. O'Brien, S.J.

 Record Group
Identifier: 3DB29
Dates: Record Keeping: July 1, 2019-

Thomas D. Terry, S.J. papers

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Identifier: 3DB25
Scope and Content of the Collection Fr. Terry's eight years as university president were marked by sit-ins, demonstations, and protests regarding the ROTC. Fr. Terry was also required several times to defend the University's new open forum policy for guest speakers. As president, Fr. Terry spearheaded the physical expansion of the campus. The records contain reports, minutes, publications, brochures, staff memos, and the President's incoming and outgoing correspondence, about policy issues, events, committees and task...
Dates: 1968-1976

William C. Gianera, S.J. papers

 Record Group
Identifier: 3DB22
Scope and Content of the Collection Father Gianera’s administration began within months following the end of World War II; the end of the war brought with it a dramatic increase in student enrollment at Santa Clara. The student body was now made up of mostly veterans, some married with families. Campus housing was in short supply as well as classroom and laboratories. The files include data for a World War II memorial booklet featuring biographical information about alumni killed in the war, the DeSaisset estate and...
Dates: 1945-1951