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Finding Aid to the Julian Dana papers, circa 1930-1961
BANC MSS C-H 141  
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  • Collection Summary
  • Information for Researchers
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: Julian Dana papers
    Date (inclusive): circa 1930-1961
    Collection Number: BANC MSS C-H 141
    Creators : Dana, Julian, 1902-1961
    Extent: Number of containers: 8 cartons, 2 boxes, 8 oversize boxes, 1 oversize folder (linear feet: 19)
    Repository: The Bancroft Library
    University of California, Berkeley
    Berkeley, California, 94720-6000
    Phone: (510) 642-6481
    Fax: (510) 642-7589
    Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
    URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
    Abstract: The papers of Julian Dana, newspaperman, columnist, editor, and writer of popular stories and histories of California.
    Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English
    Physical Location: Many of the Bancroft Library collections are stored offsite and advance notice may be required for use. For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

    Information for Researchers

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 94720-6000. Consent is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html. 
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.Materials in this collection may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley 94720-6000. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html .

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Julian Dana papers, BANC MSS C-H 141, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Material Cataloged Separately

    Photographs transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 1962.014-.015--PIC).

    Alternate Forms Available

    There are no alternate forms of this collection.

    Acquisition Information

    The Julian Dana papers were gifted to the Bancroft Library by the Estate of Julian Dana in 1962.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Dana, Julian, 1902-1961--Archives
    Ralston, William Chapman, 1826-1875
    Westbrook, George Egerton Leigh
    Sutter, John Augustus, 1803-1880.
    Giannini, Amadeo Peter, 1870-1949
    Bank of America
    Transamerica Corporation
    Authors, American--California--20th century
    Banks and banking--West (U.S.)--History
    California--History
    San Francisco (Calif.)--History
    Samoan Islands--History
    Clippings
    Diaries
    Scrapbooks

    Administrative Information

    Accruals

    No additions are expected.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Lara Michels in 2013.

    Biographical Information

    Julian Dana (1902-1961) was a newspaperman, columnist, editor, and writer of popular stories and histories of California. He was editor of the Pony Express Courier (of Placerville), a magazine dedicated to Western Americana. His major publications included: A.P. Giannini: Giant in the West (1947); Gods who die; the story of Samoa's greatest adventurer, as told to Julian Dana (1935); Lost springtime, the chronicle of a journey far away and long ago (1938); The man who built San Francisco; a study of Ralston's journey with banners (1936); The Sacramento, river of gold (1939); and Sutter of California; a biography (1934).

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Collection consists of correspondence dating from 1931 to 1961; files on Dana's writings, including notes and research materials for his major publications as well as files of manuscripts of assorted short stories and articles; notes, diaries and scrapbooks, some of which document the reception of Dana's books; and assorted other papers.