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Guide to the Hawthorne Family Papers, [ca. 1834-1932]
BANC MSS 72/236 z  
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    Collection Title: Hawthorne Family Papers,
    Date (inclusive): [ca. 1834-1932]
    Collection Number: BANC MSS 72/236 z
    Creator: Hawthorne family
    Extent: Number of containers: 2 cartons, 6 boxes, 4 volumes and 1 oversize folder.
    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: Primarily papers of Julian Hawthorne (correspondence, MSS of his writings and his poetry, journals and notebooks, scrapbooks, clippings, etc.), with a few papers also of his first wife, Minnie (Amelung) Hawthorne, and his second, Edith (Garrigues) Hawthorne. Included also are some papers of Nathaniel Hawthorne, his father; Sophia (Peabody) Hawthorne, his mother; and Una Hawthorne, his sister. The film is positive microfilm copy of Julian Hawthorne material from The J. Pierpont Morgan Library, including a diary, May 1857-Oct. 1859 with sketches; a notebook containing extracts of letters and other material relating to his father, Nathaniel Hawthorne, material relating to the Peabody family, lists of letters, etc.; and a notebook containing notes for some of his novels, clippings, and other material relating to his own writings.
    Languages Represented: English

    Information for Researchers


    Collection is open for research, with the following exceptions: Volume 4 is restricted, use microfilm (BANC FILM 72/236 reel 1, copies 1-2) or photocopy in Box 1.

    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], Hawthorne Family Papers, BANC MSS 72/236 z, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Scope and Content

    The Hawthorne family papers consist primarily of Papers of Julian Hawthorne, with a few papers also of his parents, Nathaniel and Sophia (Peabody) Hawthorne; his sister, Una; and his wives, Minne (Amelung) and Edith (Garrigues) Hawthorne. The greater part of the collection was purchased by the Rare Books and Special Collections Department of the University Library in 1953-1954 from John Howell Books, acting for Albert R. Valliere, to whom the papers had been bequeathed by Mrs. Julian Hawthorne. Other Hawthorne items have been added to the collection; provenance, in each case, indicated on the folder.