Mission Santa Clara Manuscript Collection, 1777-1903 (bulk 1777-1851)
The Mission Santa Clara Manuscript Collection consists of hundreds of manuscripts primarily written and collected by the Franciscan missionaries from the founding of the Mission in 1777 until the arrival of the Jesuits in 1851. The manuscripts deal with the …
Over the past few decades, mission sacramental records have proven to be of inestimable value in helping scholars reconstruct the rhythms of life in pre-1850 California. …
Born in San Francisco in 1888, Bernard Hubbard and his family moved to the Big Basin Redwood area south of San Francisco when he was ten years old. Bernard began to explore the woods and mountains of California at a time when travel to the country involved a sometimes wild ride on a Calistoga stagecoach pulled by six horses.
He attended …
As a part of the Library's support of coursework at SCU, the Archives and Special Collections Department offers teaching sessions during which students are introduced to source materials - manuscripts and books, rare and beautifully printed - from our collections. The experience of physically viewing and handling these items can be …
The Turrill-Miller Photograph Collection consists of over 300 photographs documenting the historic buildings and campus life of Santa Clara College (now known as Santa Clara University), from 1905-1920.
The images were taken by professional photographer Charles Beebe Turrill. Sometime around 1900 (the exact date is uncertain), Turrill …