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Inventory of California As It Is: A Collection of Questionnaires, 1886-1889
BANC MSS C-D 989  
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  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: California As It Is: A Collection of Questionnaires,
    Date (inclusive): 1886-1889
    Collection Number: BANC MSS C-D 989
    Creator: H. H. Bancroft and Company
    Extent: Number of containers: 4 boxes
    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: Includes over three hundred printed questionnaires, apparently filled out by agents of H.H. Bancroft with information supplied by California settlers involved in agriculture or related industries. Responses to questions on printed side of form are chiefly statistical; verso of form usually contains a brief biography of interviewee.

    Box 4 contains more completed questionnaire forms, usually without biographical information; some of these are captioned "Statistics of California Industries."
    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], California As It Is: A Collection of Questionnaires, BANC MSS C-D 989, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Administrative Information

    Acquisition Information

    This collection forms part of the Hubert Howe Bancroft Collection.