Head of Special Collections: Mike Wurtz

The mission of Special Collections is to collect, preserve, and provide access to manuscript collections made up of primary sources that focus on California, American history, and the University of the Pacific, as well as a specialized book collection. The Special Collections department is open to the public and especially welcomes Pacific students to use its unique resources in their research.


Browse the Holt-Atherton Special Collections - Digital Archives Collections:

John Muir Papers

Japanese-American Internment Collections

Western Americana

The George Moscone Collection

University Archives