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Francis Bacon Library Manuscripts Collection: Finding Aid
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Description
This collection consists of manuscript materials that formed part of the Francis Bacon Library in Claremont, California, created in 1938 by Walter Conrad Arensberg and his wife Louise Stevens Arensberg. The materials mostly relates to English philosopher and scientist Francis Bacon (1561-1626), Nathaniel Bacon, Nicholas Bacon, the Bacon family, their work, and the Bacon lands in Essex, with the bulk of the collection dating from 1510-1650.
Background
Francis Bacon, Baron Verulam and 1st Viscount St. Alban (1561-1626), was the noted English jurist, lawyer, philosopher, scientist, and statesman.
Extent
73 pieces in 6 boxes
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
Open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, contact Reader Services.