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Finding Aid to the Palace Hotel Records, 1919-1979, bulk 1919-1949
BANC MSS 2006/103  
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  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: Palace Hotel records
    Date (inclusive): 1919-1979,
    Date (bulk): bulk 1919-1949
    Collection Number: BANC MSS 2006/103
    Creators : Palace Hotel (San Francisco, Calif.)
    Extent: Number of containers: 40 volumes Linear feet: 8
    Repository: The Bancroft Library
    University of California, Berkeley
    Berkeley, California, 94720-6000
    Phone: (510) 642-6481
    Fax: (510) 642-7589
    Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
    URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
    Abstract: Contains daily schedules and reservations, and employee time sheets. The daily schedules and reservations detail banquets, meetings, weddings, parties and also the first meetings of the United Nations in 1945. Details include menus and seating charts. There are also daily schedules and reservation ledgers for specific banquet rooms in the hotel including the Garden Court, Palm Court and Rose Room.
    Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English
    Physical Location: Many of the Bancroft Library collections are stored offsite and advance notice may be required for use. For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

    Information for Researchers


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    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, 94270-6000. 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 .
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Palace Hotel Records, BANC MSS 2006/103, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Alternate Forms Available

    There are no alternate forms of this collection.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Palace Hotel (San Francisco, Calif.)--Archives
    United Nations--History
    Hotels--California--San Francisco
    Dinners and dining--California--San Francisco
    Entertaining--California--San Francisco

    Administrative Information

    Acquisition Information

    The Palace Hotel records were purchased by The Bancroft Library on December 16, 2005. Additions were made on March 5, 2007.


    No additions are expected.

    System of Arrangement

    Arranged to the container level.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Alison E. Bridger in 2006.

    Biographical Information

    The Palace Hotel opened in San Francisco, Calif. on Oct. 2, 1875.
    For more information see the hotel's website at http://www.sfpalace.com/main/history.htm