Guide to the Mission Santa Clara Map Collection, 1854-1980

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Guide to the Mission Santa Clara Map Collection, 1854-1980

Collection Number: MAPS-MSC

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    • Processed by:
      University Archives Staff
      Date Completed:
      7/1/93
      Encoded by:
      Anne McMahon
    © 2000 Santa Clara University. All rights reserved.

    Overview of the Collection

    Provenance: Santa Clara University Archives Santa Clara University
    Title: Mission Santa Clara Map Collection,
    Date: 1854-1980
    Repository: Santa Clara University Archives
    Santa Clara, CA 95053
    Extent: 17 items
    Collection Number: MAPS-MSC
    Abstract: The Mission Santa Clara Map Collection consists of 17 maps of Mission Santa Clara, founded in 1777 by the Franciscan Fathers. The maps range in date from 1854-1980, and include site plans, surveys, plot maps, and landscape drawings.
    Languages: and [code "English" not found in ISO 639-2 list].

    Administrative Information

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    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Mission Santa Clara Map Collection, Santa Clara University. University Archives.

    History

    Mission Santa Clara de Asis was founded in 1777, the eighth of the original 21 California Missions. Santa Clara University, founded in 1851 by the Society of Jesus as Santa Clara College, was established on the site of Mission Santa Clara de Asis. It is California's oldest institution of higher learning.

    Scope and Content

    The Mission Santa Clara Map Collection consists of 17 maps of Mission Santa Clara, ranging in date from 1854-1980. Some maps are original while others are copies of maps with annotations. Included in the collection is an original hand drawn map of the Mission grounds in 1854, maps comparing the early Mission site with more contemporary SCU buildings, and maps of the three Mission sites with annotations.
    The Mission Santa Clara Map Collection is an artificial collection of maps of Mission Santa Clara, collected by the University Archives. The items in the collection were acquired from various sources, including faculty, staff, alumni, University departments, and private donors.

    Arrangement

    The Mission Santa Clara Map Collection is arranged numerically by Map ID.

    Container List

     

    Map ID: MSC-001
    Mission Santa Clara, 1854. 1854

    Creator: Surveyed by G. Black
    Physical Description: Photostat, black on white, with annotations by Arthur D. Spearman, S.J. 11x14 in.
     

    Map ID: MSC-002
    Mission Santa Clara, 1854. 1854

    Creator: Surveyed by G. Black
    Physical Description: Photostat, white on black, with annotations by Arthur D. Spearman, S.J. 14 x17.5 in.
     

    Map ID: MSC-003
    Mission Santa Clara buildings and sites, 1781-1837, compared to central [SCU] buildings [of 1967]. [1967]

    Creator: M. Malone
    Physical Description: Ink on paper
     

    Map ID: MSC-004
    Sketch of Third Mission Site, 1851. [1940's]

    Creator: Henry L. Walsh, S.J.
    Physical Description: Pencil on paper 10x27 in.
     

    Map ID: MSC-004c
    Photostatic copy of MSC-004, with annotations. [1940's]

    Creator: Henry L. Walsh, S.J.
    Physical Description: Photostat with annotations by Arthur D. Spearman, S.J. 17x22.5 in.
     

    Map ID: MSC-005
    Mission Santa Clara, August 1854. August 1854

    Creator: John G. Cleal
    Physical Description: Blueprint 17x13 in.
     

    Map ID: MSC-006
    Tracing of Map MSC-005, Mission Santa Clara, August 1854, with additions. [1958]

    Creator: Tracing by [Authur D. Spearman, S.J.]

    Note

     

    Map ID: MSC-007
    Map Showing sites of Santa Clara Mission, compiled from the plats and field notes on file in U.S. Surveyor General Office, San Francisco, by John Pope. Inset map of Monument Lot Santa Clara Mission Site #1. 1921

    Creator: Surveyed by John Pope
    Physical Description: Annotations by Arthur D. Spearman, S.J. 22.5x36 in.

    Note

    Copies on linen and paper
     

    Map ID: MSC-008
    Revised Map of the Successive Sites of Mission Santa Clara de Assis 1777-1825, from the Original Map by John E. Pope, C.E. with modernizing of the site-notations of Rev. James A. Colligan, S.J. from the research of Rev. A.D. Spearman, S.J. Santa Clara, 1959. 1959

    Creator: Annotations by Arthur D. Spearman, S.J.
    Physical Description: Paper 11x18 in.
     

    Map ID: MSC-009
    Map showing sites of Santa Clara Mission...from the original Map made by John E. Pope, January, 1921; revised with indication of all five successive sites of Franciscan Mission Santa Clara churches in relation to the Guadalupe before its straightening begun in early 1960. n.d.

    Creator: Annotations by Arthur D. Spearman, S.J.
    Physical Description: 22.5x36 in.
     

    Map ID: MSC-010
    Third Mission Site Santa Clara. [1980]

    Physical Description: Blueprint 36x24 in.
     

    Map ID: MSC-011
    Mission Santa Clara, Based on G. Black's Map of 1854. [1950]

    Physical Description: Photocopy 24x16 in.
     

    Map ID: MSC-012
    Plot of Old Mission from Bk 7, page 12 [Santa Clara County Records]. 1854

    Creator: Lucien Henly, Deputy [County Surveyor]
    Physical Description: Photocopy 20x18 in.

    Note

    Accession Number 981-041
     

    Map ID: MSC-013
    Map of Santa Clara Area. n.d.

    Physical Description: 30x24 in.

    Note

    Possibly copied from U.S. Surveyor General's Office as basis for Map ID MSC-007.
     

    Map ID: MSC-014
    Detail of MSC-013. n.d.

    Physical Description: 21x14 in.