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Guide to the Samuel J. Hume Collection, 1946-1956
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  • Administrative Information
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Samuel J. Hume Collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1946-1956
    Box Number: 1048
    Collector: California State Library
    Extent: 1 box
    Repository: California State Library
    Sacramento, California
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information



    Conditions of Use

    Please credit California State Library.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to California State Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing. Permission for publication is given on behalf of California State Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Samuel J. Hume Collection, California State Library.

    Access Points

    Booksellers and bookselling--California


    Business correspondence of Samuel J. Hume with California State Library.


    Samuel J. Hume, born 1885, was a theater director at the University of California, Berkeley, a museum director, and a teacher of drama and fine arts. In 1946 he went into business as a bookseller in Berkeley under the name of Samuel J. Hume, Inc., specializing in art books and reproductions from America, Europe and Asia. Mr. Hume died October 15, 1962.


    Major Correspondents

    • Gillis, Mabel Ray.
    • Preston, Margaret
    • Hume, Samuel James, 1885-

    Other Correspondents

    • Gildersleeve, John S.
    • Morgan, Eleanor Hitt.
    • Mumm, Beulah
    • Service, Robert W. (Robert William), 1874-1958
    • Stanford, Lloyd