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Finding Aid to the papers on the Bear Flag ..., 1844-1878
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  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: Papers on the Bear Flag ...,
    Date (inclusive): 1844-1878
    Collection Number: BANC MSS C-B 70
    Extent: Number of containers: 1 vol. Number of microfilm reels: 1
    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: Papers obtained by H.H. Bancroft for his History of California, documenting the capture and occupation of Sonoma in 1846, M.G. Vallejo's imprisonment, and events leading to his release.
    Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English and Spanish

    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], Papers on the Bear Flag ..., BANC MSS C-B 70, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Scope and Content

    These Papers, presented to Hubert Howe Bancroft by M. G. Vallejo document the 1846 capture and occupation of Sonoma, Vallejo's imprisonment, and events leading to his release. Included are a few manuscripts that do not pertain to the Bear Flag Revolt.
    A chronological calendar of the documents and an index follow.