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Guide to the Alfred Robinson Papers, 1839-1858
BANC MSS 74/116 c  
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  • Information for Researchers
  • Administrative Information
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  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: Alfred Robinson Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1839-1858
    Collection Number: BANC MSS 74/116 c
    Creator: Robinson, Alfred, 1839-1895
    Extent: Number of containers: 2 boxes and 1 oversize 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.

    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], Alfred Robinson papers, BANC MSS 74/116 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Administrative Information

    Acquisition Information

    The Alfred Robinson collection of letters and documents was purchased from John Howell-Books in December 1973.

    Scope and Content

    Robinson's papers relate primarily to his mercantile ventures and work as agent for Howland & Aspinwall and Pacific Mail Steamship Co. Included also are some Hawes family papers.