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Santa Clara University President
Nicholas Congiato, S.J. 1856-57
General University Records: The President's Papers
The Papers of the Presidents of Santa Clara University contain information about the pressing issues each of the school's 28 presidents had to face during their administration.
Finding Aid for the Papers of John Nobili, S.J.,1851-1856
The Nobili Papers contain virtually all the documents of the early days of Santa Clara College. Request an appointment to view these materials in person in the Archives & Special Collections Reading Room.
Link to the Presidents' Papers,Papers of Aloysius Varsi, S.J., 1868-1876 finding aid
The Varsi Papers contain building specifications, correspondence regarding new construction at Santa Clara College, inventories of property, scientific equipment, supplies, and College mineral collections
Link to the President's Papers, Papers of Richard A. Gleeson, S.J., 1905-1910 finding aid
Gleeson was the 13th president of Santa Clara College, whose term as president was characterized by his efforts at fundraising for the college.
General University Records
The University's Prospectus, Catalogues and Bulletins
The first formal Prospectus of Santa Clara College was published in 1855. The thirty-two page publication listed the names of the Board of Trustees, Faculty and officers, as well as a roster of the students.