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Finding Aid for the Robert Ernest Cowan Papers, 1876-1942
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Correspondence [v.d.]

Box 1

1887-1897.

Box 2

1898-1903.

Box 3

1904-1910.

Box 4

1911-1914.

Box 5

1915-1917.

Box 6

1918-1925.

Box 7

1926-1929.

Box 8

1930-1931.

Box 9

1932-1933.

Box 10

1934-1939.

Box 11

1939-1942 and miscellaneous.

Box 12

From named persons 1898-1928.

Box 13

From institutions, 1900-1937.

Box 14

1919-1934.

Box 23

1895-1940.

Scope and Content Note

Including from William Andrews Clark, 1919-32; copy out-letters from Cowan; manuscripts of his writings both typed & handwritten.
Box 19

Special correspondence, 1936-1940.

Box 26

Correspondence from Cowan to his wife, 1898-1922 & from various to Cowan, 1906-1934.

Box 15

Catalog, Cowan collection except for manuscripts, August 1904.

Physical Description: Typed and handwritten on slips.
Box 16

Bibliography, notes, correspondence & lists, 1900-1920; various book lists.

Box 17

Various book lists, bibliographics & biblio notes, including some relating to The California Bibliography.

Box 18

Notes & lists including 1 folder marked Bancroft Bibliography.

Box 20

[Unsorted].

Scope and Content Note

Clippings, miscellaneous correspondence, lists & 1 folder of book bills, 1925-1935.
Box 21

Printed items by & about Cowan (?) Financial records, bound volumes. 1876-1942.

Box 22

Manuscripts & related materials: various writings of Cowan.

Box 24

Various account books; book want list for UCB, 1893-1904.

Box 25

Diary, 1876; various printed works & chippings owned by / mentioning Cowan (?).

Boxes 27-28

Unarranged correspondence, manuscripts, emphemera & memorabilia.

Physical Description: (foldered)
Box 29

Photographs; Cowan's grammar school certificate.

Box 30

Photographs.

Box 31

Metal plaque, apparently awarded to Cowan as an Honorary Member, by The Book Club of California, 1923.

Box 32

Certificate of hon membership of Society of California Pioneers. October 2, 1929.

Physical Description: (folder)