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Hubert Howe Bancroft letters, 1882-1918, to his family.
BANC MSS 77/169 c Box 1; BANC MSS 77/169 c Box 2; BANC MSS 77/169 c Box 3; BANC MSS 77/169 c Box 4
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Hubert Howe Bancroft letters, 1882-1918: to his family


Bancroft, Hubert Howe, 1832-1918, creator


Primarily letters to his wife Matilda and his son Griffing, commenting on financial difficulties and the reorganization of The History Company after the 1886 fire, the sale of The Bancroft Library, the development of his farm and other property in San Diego and Griffing Bancroft's management of his business affairs there, his business and property investments in San Francisco, family matters, etc., and advising Griffing on his writing efforts. Included also are some letters written by his wife to him and to their children and a few inter-family letters written by the children; a few letters written to the Bancrofts including one by Porfirio Díaz; notes; clippings, etc.


1882 (issued)


Bancroft, Griffing
Bancroft, Matilda Coley Griffing
Bancroft, Philip -- 1881-1975
Bancroft, Paul
Díaz, Porfirio -- 1830-1915
History Company.
Bancroft Library.
Property -- California -- San Francisco
Property -- California -- San Diego
San Diego (Calif.) -- Commerce
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Commerce

Physical Description:

4 boxes (1.7 linear ft.).




BANC MSS 77/169 c Box 1
BANC MSS 77/169 c Box 2
BANC MSS 77/169 c Box 3
BANC MSS 77/169 c Box 4