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Finding aid of the Pete McHugh Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Pete McHugh collection
    Dates: 1997-2008
    Collection number: 2008-017
    Creator: McHugh, Pete
    Collection Size: 3 boxes
    Repository: Santa Clara County Archives.
    San Jose, CA 95112-2527
    Abstract: The Supervisor Pete McHugh Collection consists of correspondence, memorandums, budget letters, fiscal records and articles. This collection documents the twelve years that Pete McHugh served as a county supervisor for the third district which contains Alviso, Milpitas, Evergreen, the northern portion of Sunnyvale, the northern portion of San Jose and portions of East San Jose.
    Physical location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult Archives staff.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    The Archives can claim physical ownership only for some collections. Users are responsible for securing permission of the copyright holder for publication or quotation.

    Preferred Citation

    Pete McHugh collection, 2008-017, Santa Clara County Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    These records were transferred from Pete McHugh's office in 2008.

    Processing Information

    This collection was processed by Trista Raezer working under NHPRC grant RA-10047-07, the Santa Clara County Archives Project. A fuller account of the grant project is available at the Archives website.
    This collection was arranged in chronological order. There was minimal need for rearrangement.


    County Supervisor Pete McHugh was born in Boston, Massachusetts and attended Boston University and University of California at Los Angeles, receiving a degree in Business Administration. He worked for thirty years with IBM Corporation in the accounting and software development areas. He served as a city council member and mayor of Milpitas from 1976 to 1996. He then served as a Santa Clara County Supervisor for District 3 from 1997 to 2009. McHugh was elected in November, 2008 to serve as Milpitas' vice mayor until 2012.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    This collection consists of correspondence, memorandums, budget letters, fiscal records and articles. The bulk of the collection is of letters written by Pete McHugh.


    The collection is arranged in chronological order. The collection is divided into one series: Correspondence, Budget Letters, and Articles.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    McHugh, Pete
    Santa Clara County (Calif.). Supervisors, Board of