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Guide to the Willie Chambers Papers, (bulk 1891-1964)
BANC MSS 67/131 c  
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  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: Willie Chambers Papers,
    Date (bulk): (bulk 1891-1964)
    Collection Number: BANC MSS 67/131 c
    Creator: Chambers, Willie, 1878-1966
    Extent: Number of containers: 2 boxes, 1 carton, 1 portfolio Linear feet: 2
    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, miscellaneous papers and photographs, relating to his interest in ornithology. Included are some records of the Cooper Ornithological Club, 1961-1964.
    Languages Represented: English

    Information for Researchers


    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], Willie Chambers Papers, BANC MSS 67/131 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Administrative Information

    Acquisition Information

    The papers of W. Lee Chambers were a gift of Mrs. Harvey T. Anderson on February 20, 1967.

    Scope and Content

    The Papers of W. Lee Chambers relate mainly to his active interest in ornithology, most specifically to the collection of skins and eggs. They also contain records of the Cooper Ornithological Club of which he was business manager for many years. Glass plate negatives, primarily of Santa Monica at the turn of the century, and miscellaneous printed materials have been turned over to picture and book catalogers for separate cataloging.