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Guide to the Henry Meade Bland papers, ca. 1905-1931
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  • Collection Summary
  • Information for Researchers
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography Note
  • Scope and Content Note

  • Collection Summary

    Creator/Collector: Bland, Henry Meade, 1863-1931.
    Collection Title: Henry Meade Bland Papers,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1905-1931
    Collection Number: BANC MSS C-H 30
    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: Correspondence, including letters from noted authors and other poets; manuscripts of his poems, short stories and essays; notebooks; clippings and scrapbooks; some printed items.
    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], Henry Meade Bland papers, BANC MSS C-H 30, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Materials Cataloged Separately

    Photographs were transferred to Pictorial Collection in 1978 and cataloged under call number (?) 6370-;6407(?).

    Administrative Information

    Acquisition Information

    The Papers of Dr. Bland were purchased by the Bancroft Library in January 1959 from Mrs. Gwendolen Penniman, his literary executor.

    Biography Note

    Dr. Bland, poet, professor of English at San Jose College, 1899 until his death, and poet laureate of California, 1928-1931.

    Scope and Content Note

    The papers, covering the years, 1905-1931, consist primarily of correspondence with other poets and authors; manuscripts of his poems, short stories and essays; notebooks; clippings and scrapbooks; photographs; and some printed items.