Santa Clara University -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The Lawrence G. Desmond Collection on Bernard Hubbard, S.J., c. 1900-2008 (bulk 1923-1987), documents Lawrence Desmond’s attempts at writing a biography of his mentor, Fr. Bernard Hubbard. The bulk of the collection consists of conversations between Desmond and archivists, or any others with information about Fr. Hubbard that could assist him with his project. In particular, the collection includes correspondence from the Lang family, who personally knew Hubbard as a family friend and kept in...
Dates: 1900-2008 (bulk 1923-1987)
Overview The Clay M. Greene Collection, 1867-1934 (bulk 1880-1925) documents Greene’s life from his early years as a newspaperman to his later success as an American playwright. Greene is perhaps best known for writing and producing Nazareth: The Passion Play of Santa Clara. The play was performed at Santa Clara College’s Golden Jubilee in 1901 and enjoyed continued success for many years. The collection includes play scripts, screenplays and scenarios; a few musical...
Dates: 1867-1934 (bulk 1880-1925)
Abstract The Andrew P. Hill Photograph Collection, 1886-1907, & undated, consists of photographs taken by Andrew P. Hill. The bulk of the collection consists of photographs of Santa Clara College students, campus, and various student organizations. The collection consists of one series: Series I. Photographs.
Dates: 1886-1907, & undated
Abstract The Bernard R. Hubbard, S.J. Papers, 1852-2001 (1921-1958), documents the life of priest, explorer, and lecturer Father Bernard Rosencrans Hubbard, also known as the Glacier Priest. The bulk of the collection consists of photographs and films taken by Father Hubbard during his travels and artifacts both owned and collected by him. The records consist of correspondence between Hubbard and friends, coworkers, fellow members of the priesthood, and a variety of other people, including fans to...
Dates: 1852-2001 (bulk 1921-1958)
Abstract The Edgar R. Levin Collection, circa 1934-1965 (bulk 1939-1959), chronicles the adult life of Edgar Ross Levin, a teacher, lecturer and later supervisor in Santa Clara County who worked as Father Bernard R. Hubbard’s assistant on his journeys to Alaska. The collection consists of materials detailing Levin's Alaskan adventures, his methods of teaching, and the topics he discussed during his lectures. The collection also supplies further information about Father Hubbard from his assistant’s...
Dates: 1934-1965 (bulk 1939-1959)
Overview The Norman F. Martin, S.J. papers, 1950-2006 (bulk 1970-1995), document Fr. Martin’s personal and professional life as a Jesuit and a professor of history at Santa Clara University, starting with his graduate education in Mexico and culminating in his death at the age of 91. The records consist of letters, lecture notes, class syllabi, scrapbooks, awards, academic degrees, and newspaper clippings. The papers are arranged into five series: Series I. Lecture Materials and Syllabi 1958-1979 (bulk...
Dates: 1950-2006 (bulk 1970-1995)
Overview The Reid Family Papers,1827-1961 (bulk 1846-1916), document the personal and professional lives of several members of the Reid family. This collection includes material related to Bernard J. Reid’s 1849 overland journey to California from Missouri, including his personal diary from the trip. The records consist of correspondence, business documents, poetry, journals, annotated books, photographs, newspaper clippings, and maps. This collection is arranged into four series: Series I. Bernard J....
Dates: 1827-1961 (bulk 1846-1916)
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)
Dates: Majority of material found within 1878 - 1989
Dates: Majority of material found within 1745 - 1933