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Guide to the F. L. Swayne autograph collection, [ca. 1820-1922]
BANC MSS 71/196 z  
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  • Collection Summary
  • Information for Researchers
  • Scope and Content

  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: F. L. Swayne Autograph Collection,
    Date (inclusive): [ca. 1820-1922]
    Collection Number: BANC MSS 71/196 z
    Compiler: Swayne, F. L.
    Extent: Number of containers: 1 box
    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 letters from famous English authors and clergymen; some autographs and portions of letters also included.
    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], F. L. Swayne autograph collection, BANC MSS 71/196 z, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Material Cataloged Separately

    • Portraits have transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library
      Identifier/Call Number: (BANC PIC 1971.002)

    Scope and Content

    The collection consists primarily of letters written by famous English authors and English clergymen, with a few other nationalities represented also. In some instances there are autographs only, or portions of letters. The collection, originally mounted in two volumes, was transferred to The Bancroft Library from the Rare Books and Special Collections Department in 1970.
    Most of the portraits were removed and cataloged separately as BANC PIC 1971.002
    A list of the more important people represented in the Collection follows.