The Santa Clara University Archives collection includes photographs, manuscripts, artifacts, maps, ephemera, and administrative
records documenting Mission Santa Clara and Santa Clara University. The majority of images included in Silicon Valley History
Online are photographs of student life, campus events, the built environment, significant students or faculty, and Mission-period
documents and artifacts.
Santa Clara University, founded in 1851 by the Society of Jesus as "Santa Clara College," is California's oldest institution
of higher learning. It was established on the site of the Mission Santa Clara de Asís, the eighth of the original 21 California
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Santa Clara University Archives can only claim physical ownership of the collection. Users are responsible for satisfying
any claims of the copyright holder. Permission to copy or publish any portion of Santa Clara University Archives'collection
must be given by Santa Clara University Archives.