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Guide to the Jerome S. Ricard, S.J., Papers
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Description
The Jerome S. Ricard, S.J., Papers consist of biographical materials, publications, research papers, and correspondence relating to Ricard's work as SCU faculty member, astronomer, meteorologist and seismologist.
Background
Jerome Sixtus Ricard was born in Plaisans, France on January 21, 1850, the only one of Leger and Mary Ann Ricard's seven children to leave his native land for America. After attending public schools in Plaisans and the Jesuit Colleges at Avignon, France, and Turin, Italy, he entered the Society of Jesus in 1871 in Monaco and became a member of the Turin Province of the Society of Jesus.
Extent
3 linear feet
Restrictions
Permission to copy or publish any portion of the Archives' materials must be given by the Archives.
Availability
Santa Clara University permits public access to its archives within the context of respect for individual privacy, administrative confidentiality, and the integrity of the records. It reserves the right to close all or any portion of its records to researchers.