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Inventory of the Robert H. Power Collection
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  • Creator: Power, Robert H.
    Title: Robert H. Power Collection
    Date (inclusive): 1950-1984
    Extent: 2.4 linear feet
    Abstract: Robert H. Power, restaurateur and historian, authored Drake's Landing in California: a Case for San Francisco Bay (1973) and Francis Drake & San Francisco Bay: a Beginning of the British Empire (1974). The collection contains correspondence, commission work notes, exhibits, newspapers and magazine articles, publications and speeches, and research project notes related to Power's interest in Francis Drake and the San Francisco Bay.
    Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
    Repository: University of California, Davis. General Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Davis, California 95616-5292
    Collection number: D-063
    Language of Material: Collection materials in English.

    Biography

    Robert Harbison Power (April 19, 1926-May 13, 1991) was a general partner in the Nut Tree restaurant which was founded by his parents in 1921 in Vacaville, California. A historian, he authored Drake's Landing in California: a Case for San Francisco Bay (1973) and Francis Drake & San Francisco Bay: a Beginning of the British Empire (1974), among other works.

    Scope and Content

    The collection contains correspondence, commission work notes, exhibits, newspapers and magazine articles, publications and speeches, and research project notes related to Power's interest in Francis Drake and the San Francisco Bay.

    Arrangement of the Collection

    The collection is arranged in seven series: 1. Correspondence 2. Commissions, 3. Events, 4. Resarch Projects, 5. Newspaper and Magazine Articles, 6. Publications and Speeches and 7. Addenda.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Power, Robert H.--Archives
    Drake, Francis, Sir, 1540?-1596.
    San Francisco Bay (Calif.)--History

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Processing Information

    This finding aid was produced from a print finding aid. Sara Gunasekara was assisted in the encoding of this finding aid by student employee Michelle Xie.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Robert H. Power Collection, D-063, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis 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 researcher.