Guide to the Joseph C. Rowell Correspondence: Additions, 1880-1933

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Guide to the Joseph C. Rowell Correspondence: Additions, 1880-1933

Collection number: BANC MSS 71/117 c

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Collection Summary

Collection Title: Joseph C. Rowell Correspondence: Additions,
Date (inclusive): 1880-1933
Collection Number: BANC MSS 71/117 c
Creator: Rowell, Joseph C., 1853-1938
Extent: Number of containers: 1 portfolio
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.
Languages Represented: English

Information for Researchers


Collection is open for research.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Joseph C. Rowell correspondence: additions, BANC MSS 71/117 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Scope and Content

This collection is composed primarily of letters written to Rowell while he was Librarian of the University of California, Berkeley. It was transferred from the Rare Books and Special Collections Department in August 1970. The letters have been arranged alphabetically, as follows.

List of Correspondents


Anthony, Susan B.

see Howard, Emma Shafter


Barlett, William Chauncey


Postcard, [May 13, 1879]


Bender, Albert Maurice, 1866-1941


Letter, Apr. 2, 1918


Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947


Letter, Apr. 1, 1902


Dole, Nathan Haskell, 1852-1935


Letter, Nov. 17, 1904, concerning his work for the Peace Movement.


Engelhardt, Zephyrim, 1851-1934


Letter, Aug. 16, 1906


Field, Sara Bard, 1882-


Letter, Jan. 30, 1933


French, Will J., 1871-


Letter, Aug. 17, 1908, as editor of the San Francisco Labor Clarion


Gilbert, Grove Karl, 1843-1918


Letter, Apr. 26, 1909. With copy of Rowell's letter to the California State Library concerning a report requested by Mr. Gilbert.


Gilman, Daniel Coit, 1831-1908


3 letters, 1884-1900, n.d.


Glass, Henry, 1844-1908


Letter, Oct. 18, 1902, re his work on Marine International Law.


Griffiths, Farnham Pond, 1884-1958


Letter, Mar. 21, 1911, as Secretary of the President of the University of California.


Harris, William Torrey, 1835-1909


Letter, Apr. 14, 1890, as Commissioner of the U.S. Bureau of Education.


Hay, John, 1838-1905


Letter, Feb. 11, 1880, concerning the availability of British government publications. Writing as Assistant Secretary of State.


Howard, Emma Shafter


Letter, Oct. 23, 1903, enclosing copy of note written to her by Susan B. Anthony.


KGL Preossiche Academie der Wissenschaften.


Letter in German, Feb. 29, 1908


McKenna, Joseph, 1843-1926


Letter, Mar. 15, 1890


Magee, Frederic E.


Letter, Nov. 21, 1924, with enclosure; typescript copy of poem by Edward Robeson Taylor.


Moffitt, James Kennedy, 1866?-1955


Letter, Jan. 27, 1904


Moses, Bernard, 1846-1930


Letter, Sept. 27, 1897, enclosing ticket for the Democratic National Convention, 1896.


Norton, Samuel Newton


Letter, Aug. 2, 1898, re his Days and Dates.


Palmer, George Herbert, 1842-1933


Letter, June 10, 1916


Royce, Josiah, 1855-1916


Letter, May 3, 1883


Smith, Clark Ashton, 1893-


Letter, Aug. 20, 1926


Spenceley, J. Winfred


Letter, Jan. 20, 1906, re his book-plates. With copy of Rowell's reply attached.


Stubbs, Joseph Edward, 1850-1914


Letter, Feb. 20, 1906, as president, University of Nevada.


Taylor, Edward Robeson, 1838-1923

see Magee, Frederic E.


Taylor, John, 1808-1887


Letter, Sept. 17, 1883, with list of books and pamphlets sent to the University of California, pertaining to the history of the Mormon Church.


Wilson, Henry Lane, 1856-1932


Letter, Apr. 7, 1910, as U.S. Ambassador to Mexico.