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Guide to the Santa Clara University Archives ClaraVision Photograph Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Biography / Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Santa Clara University ClaraVision photograph collection
    Dates: 1854-1985
    Bulk Dates: 1870-1950
    Collection number: ClaraVision
    Creator: Santa Clara University (Calif.) Archives
    Collection Size: 250 items 250 images
    Repository: Santa Clara University Archives
    Santa Clara, CA 95053
    Abstract: ClaraVision, the Santa Clara University Archives digital photograph collection, includes photographs, postcards, and other graphic materials, that capture the rich visual history of Mission Santa Clara established in 1777, Santa Clara College founded in 1851, and the present-day Santa Clara University. The images document student life, the built environment, and people and events associated with Santa Clara University and Mission Santa Clara.
    Physical location: Located at Santa Clara University Archives.
    Language of Material: Languages represented in the collection: English.
    Selected digitized images from this collection

    Biography / Administrative History

    ClaraVision is an artificially-created digital collection of images taken from various physical collections, primarily photographs, in the Santa Clara University Archives. The source collections include the Santa Clara University General Photograph Collection, Santa Clara University Sports Photograph Collection, Bernard R. Hubbard, S.J. Alaskan Photograph Collection, John J. Montgomery Photograph Collection, Henry Wolter Photograph Collection, and others.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Named after Santa Clara Universit's patron saint St. Clare, and the patron saint of television, ClaraVision contains images of photographs, postcards, artifacts, and other ephemera from the University Archives collections. The images reflect the rich visual history of Mission Santa Clara and Santa Clara University. Documenting the time continuum from the founding of Mission Santa Clara in 1777, through the establishment of Santa Clara College in 1851, to our present-day Santa Clara University, the images capture student life, athletic events, the built environment, Mission-period life at Mission Santa Clara, and students, faculty, staff and others affiliated with Santa Clara University.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Santa Clara University (Calif.)
    Santa Clara Mission
    Santa Clara (Calif.)
    Hubbard, Bernard Rosencrans, 1888-1962
    Montgomery, John Joseph, 1858-1911
    Student Organizations