The eight series in this collection consist primarily of files created by Works Progress Administration workers while conducting
research for a California literature project sponsored by the Alameda County Library. The project resulted in eight volumes
of reference works on California literature published between 1938 and 1942.
During the Great Depression, State Emergency Relief Administration (SERA) and Works Progress Administration (WPA) workers
undertook a range of literary research projects in California. The Alameda County Library, using WPA funds, sponsored and
oversaw the research and publication of eight volumes of reference works on California literature between 1936 and 1942.
Number of containers: 29 cartons
Linear feet: 36.25
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.
Collection is open for research.