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Finding Aid to the Joseph Cummings Rowell Papers, 1884-1937
BANC MSS C-B 419  
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  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: Joseph Cummings Rowell Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1884-1937
    Collection Number: BANC MSS C-B 419
    Creator: Rowell, Joseph Cummings, 1853-1938
    Extent: Number of containers: 3 boxes Number of microfilm reels: 1 (partial)
    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.
    Languages Represented: English

    Information for Researchers


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 94720-6000. Consent is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html.   extref>
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Joseph Cummings Rowell papers, BANC MSS C-B 419, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Scope and Content

    These papers, assembled from various sources, relate to Rowell's duties as librarian and archivist of the University of California. Many pertain to the acquisition of the Bancroft Collection for the University, to the assembling of papers of Edward R. Sill, to the search for Kaweah Colony material. Some papers concerning his library classification system and his activities in the California Library Association are also included.