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A Favorite Abode of Science:

Santa Clara College and the Pursuit of Scientific Knowledge, 1851-1900

University Archives :: Exhibits :: A Favorite Abode of Science :: Charles E. Messea, S.J.
Santa Clara College Science Faculty - Charles E. Messea, S.J.
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Charles E. Messea, S.J.
Charles E. Messea, S.J.
Charles E. Messea, S.J., who arrived in California in 1854, founded the College's science department and purchased its impressive treasury of scientific instruments and minerals. He was also a teacher of chemistry and natural sciences, 1854-62, 1865-66.

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