Santa Clara University

University Archives

Personal Papers

The Archives attempts to collect all faculty publications and the personal papers of selected faculty members and others associated with the University. Among the most extensive collections in the Archives are those of:

Link to Finding Aid de Saisset Family Papers, 1829-1976
Papers of French artist and Santa Clara College student Ernest de Saisset, and his family.
Link to Finding Aid Bernard R. Hubbard, S.J. (1888-1962)
Explorer and film maker, the “Glacier Priest.” Collection includes Hubbard’s photographs and films of Alaska, Europe, and local scenes.
Link to Finding Aid John J. Montgomery (1857-1911)
Aviation pioneer. Includes the biographical film Gallant Journey (1946).
Link to Finding Aid Murphy Family
Early Santa Clara Valley pioneers. Includes papers of:
  • Martin Murphy, Jr. (1807-84),
  • Daniel Murphy (1826-82),
  • Bernard "Brian" Murphy (1815-53),
  • Bernard D. Murphy (1841-1911),
  • James T. Murphy (1852-98),
  • John Murphy (1824-92),
  • Martin Murphy, Sr. (1785-1865),
  • Martin J. Murphy (1836-65),
  • Mary (Maria) Fisher Murphy (1836-1902) and family.
Link to Finding Aid Alberto F. Porta (1853-1923)
Architect and SCU Faculty member.
Link to Finding Aid Bernard J. Reid (1823-1904)
One of SCU’s first lay faculty members, a Gold Rush pioneer and, later, officer in the Union Army.
Link to Finding Aid Jerome S. Ricard, S.J. (1850-1930)
Seismologist and meteorologist, the “Padre of the Rains.”
Walter E. Schmidt, S.J. (1911-1988)
Includes records of the Santa Clara Youth Village and scrapbooks of the Wutzit Club, 1946-1988.
Link to Finding Aid Rev. George Schoener (1864-1941)
Botanist, "Padre of the Roses."
Link to Finding Aid Henry L. Walsh, S.J. (1879-1956)
Historian. Includes research files on Mission, SCU, and local history, and on the Mother Lode.

Also available are the papers of:

Finding Aids

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