Finding aid of the Pete McHugh Collection

Trista Raezer
Santa Clara County Archives
1875 Senter Road
San Jose, CA 95112-2527
Phone: (408) 755-7895
Fax: (408) 755-7897
© 2008
Santa Clara County. All rights reserved.

Finding aid of the Pete McHugh Collection

Collection number: 2008-017

Santa Clara County Archives

San Jose, California
Processed by:
Trista Raezer
Date Completed:
Encoded by:
Trista Raezer
© 2008 Santa Clara County. All rights reserved.

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

Container List

Box: 1-3

Series: I Correspondence, Budget Letters, and Articles, 1997-2008

Physical Description: 3 boxs
Box/folder: 1/1

Sample Letters to be inputted into ACT,

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box/folder: 1/2-3/7

Correspondence 1997-2007

Physical Description: 38 folders
Box/folder: 3/8

Office Manager's Chronicle of Letters, 2005

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box/folder: 3/9

Budget Letters FY 2006, 2005

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box/folder: 3/10

Budget Letters FY 2009, 2008

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box/folder: 3/11

Articles about Pete McHugh, 1997-2001

Physical Description: 1 binder