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Joseph M. Backus papers relating to Gelett Burgess, 1953-1982.
BANC MSS C-H 154 BOX 1; BANC MSS C-H 154 BOX 2; BANC MSS C-H 154 BOX 3; BANC MSS C-H 154 CARTON 1; ...
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Title:

Joseph M. Backus papers relating to Gelett Burgess, 1953-1982

Creator/Contributor:

Backus, Joseph M., creator

Creator/Contributor:

Hart, James D. (James David), 1911-1990

Abstract:

Collection consists of materials accumulated during Backus's research on Burgess for his doctoral dissertation. It includes copies of his letters soliciting information about Burgess; copies of reports on interviews with people in San Francisco, Carmel, Big Sur, etc., who were acquainted with him; correspondence with Professor James D. Hart on the project; copies of Hart's letters on Bancroft Library's Burgess collection. Also includes unpublished biography of Burgess, together with research notes, correspondence, and other related materials.

Date:

1953 (issued)

Subject:

Burgess, Gelett -- 1866-1951

Note:

FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Reproduction prohibited. Permission to publish should be referred to the Head of the Manuscripts Division.

Physical Description:

2 cartons and 3 boxes (3.5 linear ft.).

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS C-H 154 BOX 1
BANC MSS C-H 154 BOX 2
BANC MSS C-H 154 BOX 3
BANC MSS C-H 154 CARTON 1
BANC MSS C-H 154 CARTON 2
BANC MSS C-H 154
BANC MSS C-H 154

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Reproduction prohibited. Permission to publish should be referred to the Head of the Manuscripts Division.