The University Archives contains records, papers, and publications, as well as histories, photographs, video and audio recordings, memorabilia, and ephemera generated by the administrative, faculty, and student branches of the University.

Principal resources available in the University Archives


Course Catalogs — 1854-present (includes programs, courses, faculty, services, facilities, and students)
Pacific Review — 1923-present (Alumni magazine)
University Bulletin — 1963-present (internal newsletter for campus employees) 

Student Publications 1885-present

University Review, Hatchet, and Epoch (1885)
Pacific Pharos — 1886-1909
Pacific Weekly — 1908-1967
Pacifican — 1967-present
Dozens of other short run publications (Series 10)
Yearbooks: Naranjado — 1886-2003 (some years not published)
Dentistry, Pharmacy, Stockton College, School of International Studies — 1950-present (scattered years)

Individual Histories. Series (histories of aspects of Pacific)
Board of Trustees/Regents meeting minutes/books

1854-1925 (Series
1925-1960 (Series
1961-present (Series

Publicity (Series 11)

Clippings — 1890s-1950s (partial), 1960s-present
Scrapbooks — 1923-1990s
Press Releases — 1930s-1950s (partial), 1960s-2001

Books about Pacific

Pacific on the Rise: the Story of California's first University  — Philip N. Gilbertson, PH. D., 2016
History of the College of the Pacific 1851-1951   Rockwell Hunt, 1951
Tully Knoles of Pacific:  Horseman, Teacher, Minster, College President, Traveler, and Public Speaker  — Reginald and Grace Stuart, 1956
Pioneer or Perish: A History of the University of the Pacific during the Administration of Dr. Robert E. Burns 1946-1971   Kara Pratt Brewer, 1977
Pacific: Yesterday and the Day Before That  — Harold S. Jacoby, 1989
The Professor Who Changed My Life: A Sesquicentennial Celebration of Educational Interaction at University of the Pacific   Charles Clerc, 2001
Morris Chapel   Ovid Ritter, 1946
A Century of Smiles: One Hundred Years of Excellence at the College of Physicians and Surgeons University of the Pacific, School of Dentistry in San Francisco   Eric K. Curtis, 1995
Engineering at Pacific During the 20th Century   Robert Hamernick, 2011
We — Sally Rinehart Nero, 1988