Collection consists of the personal and teaching files of James E. Straukamp, History Professor and Minister.
James Edward Straukamp was born June 23, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois. By the 1930s, his family relocated to San Jose, California
where he attended a Jesuit high school. Inspired to become a priest, Straukamp joined the religious order and became ordained
in 1957. In addition, he attended Gonzaga University, where he received a Master's degree in Philosophy; University of Santa
Clara, where he received a degree in Theology; and UC Berkeley, where he studied Renaissance History. In 1969, he moved to
Sacramento where he taught history at Sacramento State until 1994.
2.5 Linear feet
(2 record cartons)
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