Finding Aid to the Hubert Howe Bancroft Papers: Additions, [ca. 1896-1918]

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Finding Aid to the Hubert Howe Bancroft Papers: Additions,

[ca. 1896-1918]

Collection number: BANC MSS 73/37 c

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University of California, Berkeley

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Processed by:
The Bancroft Library staff
Date Completed:
ca. 1973
Encoded by:
Xiuzhi Zhou
© 1996 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Collection Title: Hubert Howe Bancroft Papers: Additions,
Date (inclusive): [ca. 1896-1918]
Collection Number: BANC MSS 73/37 c
Creator: Bancroft, Hubert Howe, 1832-1918
Extent: Number of containers: 1 box, 1 carton, and 1 oversize folder
Repository: The Bancroft Library
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Abstract: Correspondence manuscripts, clippings, stationery, photographs, scrapbook, reviews and obituaries pertaining to Bancrofts work and The History Company.
Languages Represented: English

Information for Researchers

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft 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], Hubert Howe Bancroft Papers: Additions, BANC MSS 73/37 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Related Collections

  • Title: Hubert Howe Bancroft Papers, 1835-1908,
    Identifier/Call Number: BANC MSS 73/64 c

Scope and Content

This addition to the collection of papers of Hubert Howe Bancroft was purchased from the Alta California Bookstore in August 1972. It includes correspondence, manuscripts of Bancroft's writings, clippings concerning him and his work, samples of History Company and Bancroft Library stationery, and photographs. Many portraits of Bancroft and some photographs of the History Company have been removed and indexed separately in the portrait and picture collections.

Key to Arrangement

Box

Correspondence

Scope and Content Note

Including draft of one letter by Bancroft, Feb. 15, 1916.

Arrangement

Incoming letters are arranged alphabetically by name of person or organization. A partial list of correspondents is appended. Unlisted letters have been placed in an A-Z Miscellany.
 

Scrapbook, 1914-1915.

Scope and Content Note

Including some letters (which have been listed in the partial list of correspondents), and clippings, mainly relating to Hubert Howe Bancroft and to his work.
Carton

Writings of Hubert Howe Bancroft.

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by title
 

Asia in America

 

Can Europe Ignore the Monroe Doctrine

 

Centralized Civilization

 

The Chinese Bugaboo

 

The Dark Age of Graft

 

Education Evolution of a Library

 

Evolution of High Crime

 

Good Government

 

Gloria in Excelsis

 

The Impossible African

 

In These Latter Days

 

The Initiative

 

Interocean Highways

 

Interregnum

 

Labor

 

Life's Complex Ways

 

Methods of Writing History

 

The Mills of the Gods

 

Nation-Making

 

A New Land and a New People

 

The Passing of the Frontiers

 

The Passing of the House

 

[Religion]

 

Revival of Citizenship

 

San Francisco

 

Significance of the Panama Canal

 

The Silent Mystery of the Untenanted Plains

 

Society

 

Why a World Industrial Centre at San Francisco Bay?

 

Fragments of Mss.

 

Clippings re H. H. Bancroft and his family; Bancroft's letter to the editor of The Sun and replies to it; book reviews of his work; obituaries.

 

The Helix Farms

 

Samples of History Company and Bancroft Library stationery

 

Advertisements

 

Photographs

oversize Oversize folder, item Item 1

H. H. B. advertisement,

item Item 2

H. H. B. Fruit labels,

Partial List of Correspondents

 

Armstrong, Leroy E.

 

Letter, Jan. 5, 1916

 

Bancroft, Griffing, 1879-1952

 

Letter, May 15, 1915, in scrapbook

 

Bancroft, Lucy, 1882-

 

Telegram, Oct. 9, 1914, in scrapbook

 

Bonaparte, Charles Joseph, 1851-1921

 

Letter, Feb. 6, 1907

 

Bradley, Thomas W., 1844-1920

 

Letter, Feb. 5, 1907

 

Brewer, David Josiah, 1837-1910

 

Letter, Feb. 14, 1907

 

Bristol, Robert D.

 

5 letters, 1900-1907

Additional Note

Written while vice-president of the Bancroft Company, from New York.
 

Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925

 

Telegram, Sept. 6, 1914, in scrapbook

 

Burnham, Henry Eben, 1844-1917

 

Letter, Feb. 4, 1907

 

California. University. President

 

2 letters, 1906-1907, by Benjamin Ide Wheeler, addressed to Mrs. Bancroft.

Additional Note

See also letter, Apr. 27, 1908, to Paul Bancroft, in scrapbook.
 

Chapple, Joe Mitchell, 1867-

 

Letter, May 24, 1915, in scrapbook

 

Crane, Charles Richard, 1858-1939

 

Letter, Mar. 19, 1918, addressed to Paul Bancroft

 

Dawson, Ernest

See Dawson's Bookshop

 

Dawson's Bookshop

 

3 letters, 1909, by Albert G. and Ernest Dawson

 

Hopkins, Albert, J., 1846-1922

 

Letter, Feb. 4, 1907

 

Huff, George Franklin, 1842-1912

 

Letter, Feb. 4, 1907

 

Hunt, Rockwell Dennis, 1868-

 

Letter, May 17, 1915, addressed to Robert D. Bristol

 

James, George Wharton, 1858-1923

 

Letter, Feb. 14, 1916

 

Loud, George Alvin, 1852-

 

Letter, Feb. 4, 1907

 

Loudenslager, Henry Clay, 1852-1911

 

Letter, Feb. 7, 1907

 

Maguire, Thomas Miller

 

Letter, Aug. 3, 1904

Additional Note

Also included: copy of his lecture, The ''New Pacific'' from a Strategic Point of View.
 

Merchants and Manufacturers Association

 

4 letters, 1916, by Seneca C. Beach, with promotional material.

 

Metcalf, Victor Howard, 1853-1936

 

Letter, Feb. 4, 1907

 

Mitchell, Edward Page, 1852-1927

 

Letter, May 17, 1907

 

Morse, J. H.

 

Letter, June 18, 1915, in scrapbook

 

Proctor, Redfield, 1831-1908

 

Letter, Feb. 4, 1907

 

Shepard, A. D.

 

Letter, Jan. 26, 1916

 

Sleicher, John A., 1848-1921

 

Letter, May 25, 1915, in scrapbook

 

Stephens, Henry Morse, 1857-1919

 

2 letters, May 17, 1915, in scrapbook, one of them to Paul Bancroft.

 

Taussig, Rudolph Julius, 1861-1922

 

Letter, Feb. 2, 1915, in scrapbook

 

Vanderlip, Frank Arthur, 1864-1937

 

Letter, Jan. 17, 1916

 

Wanger, Irving Price, 1852-1940

 

Letter, Feb. 6, 1907

 

Weeks, John Wingate, 1860-1926

 

Letter, Feb. 2, 1916

 

Wheeler, Benjamin Ide, 1854-1927

See California. University. President