Inventory of Presidents' Papers, Papers of Richard A. Gleeson, S.J., 1905-1910

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Inventory of Presidents' Papers,

Papers of Richard A. Gleeson, S.J., 1905-1910

Record Group: 3DB13

Accession Number: 989-051

University Archives





Santa Clara, California

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  • University Archives
  • Santa Clara University
  • 500 El Camino Real
  • Santa Clara, California 95053-0500
  • Phone: (408) 554-4117
  • Fax: (408) 554-5179
  • Email: amcmahon@mailer.scu.edu
  • URL: http://www.scu.edu/archives
Processed by:
University Archives staff
Encoded by:
James Lake
© 1999 Santa Clara University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Inventory of Presidents' Papers, Papers of Richard A. Gleeson, S.J.,
Date (inclusive): 1905-1910
Record group: 3DB13
Accession number: 989-051
Creator: Gleeson, Richard A., S.J.
Extent: 5 folders
Repository: Santa Clara University Archives
Santa Clara, CA 95053
Language: English.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Presidents' Papers, Papers of Richard A. Gleeson, S.J., Santa Clara University. University Archives.

Biographical Note

Gleeson was the 13th president of Santa Clara College, whose term as president was characterized by his efforts at fundraising for the college.

Scope and Content

The Gleeson Papers include correspondence and fund raising materials for the proposed plan to move Santa Clara College to Mountain View. Also includes correspondence regarding the 1909 fire on campus, and biographical information about Gleeson.

Container List

 

FIRE OF 1909 AND SUBSEQUENT FUND RAISING

Folder 1

Note on fire insurance for the Faculty Residence received after the 1909 fire.

 

Souvenir Program: "All honor to the valiant rescuers of the Old Misssion[sic] Church." Program for banquet given by the S.C. faculty to thank the fire fighters, Jan. 18, 1910.

 

Correspondence:

 

To "Dear Friend" from The Executive Committee of S.C.U. Building Collectors, May 19, 1910. (3 copies)

 

To Gleeson from J.P. Campbell re the fire of 1909, Dec. 24, 1909.

 

To Gleeson from Archbishop Riordan expressing his sympathy about the fire, Dec. 22, 1909.

 

To Gleeson from Archbishop Riordan re removal of Santa Clara College to Loyola Corners, Jan. 25, 1910.

 

To Gleeson from Archbishop Riordan re his donation to the building fund, Jan 26, 1910.

 

To Rev. Joseph Sasia, S.J., from Archbishop Riordan re the letter he wrote for Gleeson to help him collect funds for the new Santa Clara College, Jan. 26, 1910.

 

To Gleeson from J.M. O'Hara, J.M. re his inability to contribute to S.C., April 26, 1910.

 

Telegram to Gleeson from Palomares, Frank re the "Campaign to Raise $50,000", April 8, 1910.

 

Pamphlet: "The University of Santa Clara which will succeed Santa Clara College at Loyola , near Mountain View, Santa Clara County, Needs and Seeks Generous Benefactors." n.d. [1910]. 5 copies.

 

Open letter (printed): To Gleeson from Riordan, re support for fund-raising for new college, Jan. 25, 1910.

 

LOANS

Folder 2

Ledgers documenting loans taken out against "Building Fund Money" by faculty and staff, ca. 1909. 2 pages.

Folder 3

Reciepts and loan instruments. 1907-1910.

 

TUITION AND FEES

Folder 4

Correspondence to Gleeson from G.B. Raffeto re his son's tuition rates, Aug. 4, 1906.

 

BIOGRAPHICAL

Folder 5

Letter to Mrs. [Mary] Wempe from Mrs. Eustace Cullinan of the Woman's Committee re building of the Richard A. Gleeson Library Building at the University of San Francisco. 1940. 1 page."