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Guide to the Mission Santa Clara Map Collection, 1854-1980
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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.
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.
Permission to copy or publish any portion of the Archives' materials must be given by the University Archivist.
Santa Clara University permits public access to its archives within the context of respect for individual privacy, administrative confidentiality, and the integrity of the records. It reserves the right to close all or any portion of its records to researchers.