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Archives & Special Collections

Archives & Special Collections houses the University Library's rare books and manuscript collections, the University Archives, and the California Jesuit Archives.

Materials may be viewed in the Norman F. Martin, S.J. Reading Room by University students, faculty, staff and other researchers. For more information, feel free to contact us.

The regular hours for the Norman F. Martin, S.J. Reading Room are Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - noon & 1 - 5 p.m. As there may be exceptions to regular hours for holidays and other campus events, please consult the published hours prior to planning your visit.

Reference and research assistance is by appointment only. To make an appointment, please call 408-554-4094.

Current Exhibits

  • Generation Z: Art For Right Now

    January 26 - April 8

    Every generation comes with stereotypes. Generation Z, those born from 1994 on, comes with negative attributes including a short attention span, poor interpersonal communication skills, apathetic nature, and social callousness. This one-dimensional judgment has not stopped Generation Z from creating poignant, engaging art.