This collection consists of manuscript materials
that formed part of the Francis Bacon Library in Claremont,
California, created in 1938 by Walter Conrad Arensberg and his wife Louise
Stevens Arensberg. The materials mostly relates to English philosopher and scientist Francis Bacon (1561-1626), Nathaniel
Bacon, Nicholas Bacon,
the Bacon family, their work, and the Bacon lands in Essex, with the bulk of the collection dating from 1510-1650.
Francis Bacon, Baron Verulam and 1st Viscount St. Alban (1561-1626), was the noted
English jurist, lawyer, philosopher, scientist, and statesman.
73 pieces in 6 boxes
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