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-presentScrapbooks 1923-1990sPress Releases 1930s-1950s (partial), 1960s-2001

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  • Transferring Records to the Archives
  • University History
  • Historic Photo Slideshow
  • 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