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ITAL 185: The Italian-American Experience (Ferraro): SCU Archives

A guide to sources for researching the history of Italian-Americans in the United States

Italian Influence at Santa Clara

Group Portrait with Reverend Father Bayma, S.J.

Father Bayma, S.J. was a talented mathematician, scientist, and philosopher from Italy who taught at Santa Clara College during the early days of the school.

The Italian Gardens

The Italian influence on Santa Clara College could be seen in the arbor of vinyards Fr. Bayma designed and planted in the Mission Gardens in the early days of Santa Clara College.

Mrs. Ella Pellerano Boitano

Mrs. Ella Pellerano Boitano was a member of the early Italian-American Pellerano Family, an early settler family to the Santa Clara Valley. The family papers can be consulted in the SCU Archives.

Italian Jesuits at Santa Clara College

Books: Use the links below to locate these books at SCU Library.

Jesuits in Fiction and Anti-Catholic Sentiment

Pellerano Family Records

Alberto Porta Papers

Victor Vari Papers

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