Welcome to the Department of Archives & Special Collections
The Department of Archives & Special Collections houses the University Library's rare books and manuscript collections, the University Archives, and the California Jesuit Archives. Materials may be viewed in the Norman F. Martin, S.J. Reading Room by University students, faculty, staff and other researchers. For more information, feel free to contact us.
- Mission Santa Clara Collection
- Includes the original Sacramental Records and the Franciscan Mission Library.
- Rare Book Collection
- With strengths in pre-1800 theology and Jesuitica.
- University Photograph Collection
- Images documenting the visual history of SCU from its founding in 1851 to the present.
- University Archives
- SCU records, graduate theses, faculty and student publications, and many other SCU-related collections in a variety of formats.
Dialoguing with Sacred Texts: An Exhibit of Sacred Texts Past, Present, and
February 15 - June 30