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1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire Digital Collection

The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire Digital Collection is a compilation of selected holdings from collections housed in the archives and special collections of The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley; the California Historical Society, San Francisco; The California...

1916 Preparedness Day Parade Bombing, 1916-1933 - Photographs

Photographs document the the scene of the 1916 Preparedness Day parade bombing and events which followed. Other photos relate to the 1933 Mooney case including courtroom scenes, photos of Mooney, various legal figures, etc.

1934 International Longshoremen's Association and General Strike

This collection consists of 544 modern prints made from original negatives held by The Bancroft Library. The negatives are part of the photograph archive of the (BANC PIC 1959.010) and were taken by staff photographers of the newspaper. For many...

1984 Free Speech Movement Memorial Rally - Photographs

Contains digital copies only of 3 photographs taken of Mario Savio speaking during the 1984 Free Speech Movement Memorial Rally at the University of California, Berkeley. The photographs are owned by the California Monthly and were taken by photographer Ron...

 
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Academy of American Franciscan History Microfilm Collection

A collection of microfilmed documents relating to the history of the Order of Saint Francis in the New World, including the exploration, settlement, and colonization of Mexico, Central, and South America, the Caribbean, and the United States.

 
Account Book for Sugar Plantation

Contains record prints of material in the of the Archivo General de la Nación in Mexico City, selected by Professor L. B. Simpson....

 
Adams (Jewett W.) Papers

Letters, financial records, property tax records, and clippings relating mainly to his career as president of the Nevada Lava Stone Company, treasurer of the Nevada Gypsum Company, and to his livestock business, especially his partnership with W.N. McGill.

 
Adler (Kurt Herbert) papers

The Kurt Herbert Adler papers, 1921-1990, consist of primary and secondary source materials relating to Maestro Adler's musical career, chiefly as conductor for the San Francisco Opera. The collection contains a small amount of correspondence, programs, and notes documenting Adler's...

African Americans in the San Francisco Bay Area, 1963-1974

This collection of photographs of African Americans in the San Francisco Bay Area consists almost entirely of press photographs collected by James Abajian. Many of the photographs have captions provided by the press photographer or news agency. Photographers include Peter...

Agricultural Laborers in California, circa 1906-1911 - Photographs

Collection shows laborers from various ethnic groups (Chinese, Japanese, Mexican, Italian, "Hindu") working in the following locations: Sacramento (including Japantown), San Jose, San Francisco, Fresno, Los Angeles, Gilroy, and Merced. Photos show laborers in the fields, but also focus on...

Alameda County, California, ca. 1913 - Views

The Views of Alameda County, California album contains 25 photographs taken circa 1913 by the Cheney Photo Adv. Co. E.S. Cheney, president of the company, may be the photographer. Views include downtown Oakland, Lake Merritt, the Claremont Country Club, the...

 
Alameda County Land Papers

Include deeds and other documents.

 
Alameda County Library California literature research project records

The eight series in this collection consist primarily of files created by Works Progress Administration workers while conducting research for a California literature project sponsored by the Alameda County Library. The project resulted in eight volumes of reference works on...

 
Alaska Indians of Yukutat Bay

Photographs show a village, interiors of huts, canoes, a papoose, and totem poles in the Yakutat Bay region of Alaska.

Alaska to Mexico, ca. 1859-1902 - Stereoviews

This collection consists of 46 photographic prints (23 stereographs, 21 "PIC" size, and 2 "A" size) of views from Alaska to Mexico, circa 1859-1902. Includes work by various photographers: American Stereoscopic Co., W. B. Ingersoll, C. W. Woodward, Continent Stereoscopic...

 
Alaskan Scenery - Photographs

Photos include views of Fort Wrangle, Sitka, Juneau, Jakutat Bay, glaciers, Indian villages and settlements, totem poles, groups of people (tourists?), a Russian block house in Sitka, a photo of Madonna from the Greek [Russian] Church in Sitka, etc.

 
Albee (George S.) Papers

Mainly correspondence and manuscripts of his novels and short stories. Some royalty statements, contracts and financial papers also included.

 
Album of Pacific Northwest and California Views

Collection mainly consists of landscape views of various Pacific locations including Alaska (Skagway, Sitka, etc.), Washington, Oregon, California (Yosemite, San Francisco and Mt. Lowe, near Pasadena). Sitka views include a number of photographs of the "Greek Church" and photos of...

 
Album Souvenir of St. Matthews School, San Mateo, Cal.

Views of the buildings, grounds, students, and faculty of St. Matthew's Military School.

 
Alexander (Annie Montague) Papers

Contains incoming and outgoing correspondence of Annie Montague Alexander, concerning the establishment, work with and gifts to the Museum of Vertebrae Zoology (MVZ) at the University of California, Berkeley. The bulk of the letters are from Joseph Grinnell, the first...

 
Alexander Family Papers

Include papers of William P. Alexander, pioneer missionary to the Sandwich Islands (letters and journals); letters written by his wife, Mary Ann (McKinney) Alexander; and papers of their son William DeWitt Alexander, including letters from Hiram Bingham, James Dwight Dana,...

 
Allen (J. A.) Papers

Relating mainly to the founding of the American Ornithologists' Union and its publication, The Auk. Drafts of constitution, minutes of the first meeting, form letters and miscellaneous papers pertaining to the Union included.

 
Allen (James T.) Papers

Correspondence relating to his book, A Concordance to Euripides, with the holograph Ms. of the work; Mss. of miscellaneous articles; lesson plans; his notes for a class taught by Prof. Isaac Flagg, at Berkeley, 1896.

 
Altrocchi (Julia Cooley) papers

The papers of Julia Cooley Altrocchi including correspondence, manuscripts, galley proofs, clippings, broadsides, publications and artifacts.

 
Alvarez (Luis W.) Papers

The Luis W. Alvarez papers include correspondence, research files, diaries, reports, and notes documenting Professor Alvarez's accomplishments as a professor in the Department of Physics at the University of California, Berkeley, and as a research associate at the Lawrence Berkeley...

 
Alviso Family Papers: Documentos para la historia de California

Papers collected by H.H. Bancroft for his history of California. Primarily Alviso family documents relating to the sale of cattle, tallow and hides and to early government in San Jose. Also included are miscellaneous papers of Juan B.R. Cooper, M.G....

 
Alvord (William) Papers

California business man, banker, mayor of San Francisco. Correspondence; autographs; badges and invitations relating to memorial services for U.S. Grant and William McKinley.

 
Amador Mining Company Records

Records of the Amador Mining Company of Amador County, California, including administrative records, correspondence, and financial records dating mostly from 1867 to 1872.

 
American Association for the Advancement of Science, Pacific Division - Portraits

Chiefly portraits of presidents of the association, from the years 1916-1997. Also includes some group portraits and paste-ups for publication....

 
American Civil War Era - Portraits

Portraits show various identified personalities, many of them military figures.

 
American Indian Community History Center Records

The American Indian Community History Center records, 1945-1999, consist of Intertribal Friendship House administrative records and reports, oral history materials, consisting primarily of transcribed interviews, writings regarding Native Americans, newspaper clippings, and newsletters. The records relate to the Intertribal Friendship...

 
American Jewish Congress, Northern California Division records

The collection documents the activities of the American Jewish Congress' Northern California Division from 1960 through the mid-1980s. It contains minutes (1960-1982, incomplete), financial records, membership records, annual reports, articles, programs, newsletters, press releases, clippings, correspondence, briefs and published material,...

 
American Seedless Raisin Company records

The American Seedless Raisin Company Records (formerly the Franklin P. Nutting Papers), 1894-1956, contain materials related to the raisin industry in California during the first half of the 20th century. The collection includes administrative correspondence, legal documents, and material...

American war posters from the First World War

American war posters, handbills, and broadsides created during the era of the First World War.

American war posters from the Second World War

American war posters and other war-related ephemera from various United States governement agencies or private publishers. Broad catagories present include: bonds and war finance, civil defense, civilian participation (food supply, health and safety, labor, non-combatant service, rationing and conservation, war...

 
American West - Views

Views of Santa Fe, New Mexico; California; Utah; and Colorado. Includes a view of Pasadena; a Chinese restaurant in San Francisco; miners and hydraulic mining scenes in the Iowa Hill region (Placer Co.) and Butte County, Calif.; the Yosemite Valley;...

 
Anthony (Gene) Summer of Love Photograph Collection

Original large-format photographs, most of the images of which are reproduced in Anthony's book Summer of Love : Haight-Ashbury at Its Highest (published in 1980). Images document people, places, events and street scenes associated with the counter-culture movement of the...

 
Anthony P. Morse papers

The Anthony P. Morse papers including correspondence, notes, writings, and publications.

 
Appleyard (Donald) Papers

Correspondence, research materials and publications by Donald Appleyard, a professor in the University of California, Berkeley College of Environmental Design.

 
Archivo General de Indias records : Spanish exploration and settlement related materials, circa 1530-circa 1820

Topics dealt with emphasize Spanish exploration and settlement on the frontiers north from Mexico City, including the the Californias, New Mexico, and Texas; and maritime explorations and foreign intrusions into Spain's Pacific waters. (Documents are transcripts and/or record prints.)

 
Archivo Histórico de la Defensa Nacional records, 1706-1857

This collection contains microfilm of selected documents concerning military reports, appointments of officers, trials, and descriptions of commerce and government, collected under the direction of George P. Hammond. They refer to Mexico in general but there is a strong emphasis...

 
Archivos de las Misiones

Original documents and contemporary copies, emanating from or relating to the California missions. Include correspondence, circular letters, reports, accounts, a few padrones, and one book of marriages.

 
Arequipa Sanatorium Records

Records span the years from its beginning in 1911 throughout the operation and closure of Arequipa Sanatorium in 1957/58. Contains a small amount of administrative, financial, and medical files, as well as the correspondence of Dr. Philip King Brown, and...

 
Argüello (José D.) Papers

The documents, primarily from the T.W. Norris and the Cowan Collections, include 1792 census record for Monterey, San Jose and some of the missions; copy of a report, 1797, re Indians of the Colorado River area; an order, 1801, re...

 
Arlett (Arthur) Papers

Letters, subject files, speeches and clippings, relating mainly to his activities connected with the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, California Board of State Harbor Commissioners, Progressive Party, prohibition, and Plymouth Congregational Church, Oakland, California.

 
Arnon (Daniel Israel) Papers

The Daniel Israel Arnon Papers contain correspondence, manuscripts of his writings, grant files, laboratory notebooks, experimental data, drawings for slides, research notes, lectures and speeches, awards and honors, and biographical information, which document his distinguished career at U.C. Berkeley.

 
Arnstein, (Flora J.) Papers

The Flora J. Arnstein Papers document the career of a San Franciscan alternative educator and writer.

 
Arnstein (Lawrence) Papers

Papers relating to Arnstein's interest in various public health issues such as raw milk, child care centers (including speeches he made and a statement to the California State Board of Health); material on the San Francisco Social Hygiene and Health...

Artistic Homes of California, 1887-1890

Artistic Homes of California consists of twenty-seven views of exteriors (and a few interiors) of mansions located in California. Most of the mansions are located in San Francisco. A few are located in San Jose and Oakland. The individual photomechanical...

 
Artists and Political Figures - Portraits

A collection of celebrity cartes de visite and other portraits from Europe and the United States including actors, actresses, royalty, literary figures, military officers, and some unidentified people.

Ashburner (William) Collection of Photographs from the Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel

Views of natural features and scenery, members of the survey party and their camps. Locations include the Sierra Nevada range of California and Nevada and numerous sites in Nevada, Utah, Idaho, and Wyoming. Several Central Pacific Railroad views are included.

 
Ashurst (Henry F.) Papers

Mainly letters and invitations relating to his career as U.S. Senator from Arizona.

 
Atherton (Gertrude F.H.) Papers

Correspondence includes letters from publishers and friends. Contracts and accounts; manuscripts of various novels and stories; copies of stories published in magazines and papers; clippings. Correspondents include Mary R. Beard, Edmund G. "Pat" Brown, Max Eastman, Fannie Hurst, Joseph Henry...

 
Atkins (David) Papers

Collection consists primarily of reports submitted to or prepared by Atkins, Kroll & Co. on mining properties, chiefly in California & Nevada. Also contains files of Atkins' personal correspondence, ca. 1898-1907, much of which is addressed to his family in...

 
Atkins Family Papers

Mainly papers of various members of the Atkins family in Ohio, relating to family matters, land holdings and the anti-slavery movement from 1836-1850. A few papers of Mary (Atkins) Lynch, including some pertaining to the Benicia Young Ladies Seminary, and...

 
Atkinson Family and Atkinson Construction Company Photograph Collection

Chiefly family portraits and snapshots of the Atkinson family (of Colorado Springs and Los Angeles), with some views related to their construction business. Construction photographs are chiefly related to the Pardee Dam and Coolidge Dam projects.

 
Audubon Association of the Pacific Records

Correspondence relating to membership and activities of the association, to the publication of the Gull, and to preservation of bird life in California; bird lists; minute book no. 3, 1930-1944; and miscellaneous accounts, 1926-1940.

 
Auerhahn Press Records

Correspondence with contributors, manuscripts, mock-ups, corrected proofs, mailing lists, accounts, and samples of ephemeral printing.

 
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Babcock (Harry) Photograph Albums, 1881-1883

The Harry Babcock Photograph Albums collection contains 175 photographic prints taken between 1881 and 1883, presumably by Harry Babcock. The collection contains many scenes of outdoor recreational activities, including hunting, fishing, boating, and camping. The natural locations photographed include Yosemite,...

 
Bacon (Madi) papers

The Madi Bacon Papers, 1831-1999, contain the correspondence, professional files, family correspondence, and ephemera of the founder of the San Francisco Boys Chorus. A musical conductor and voice teacher, Bacon lived and worked in the Bay Area from 1946 until...

 
Bade (William F.) Papers

Correspondence relating mainly to conservation activities in the Sierra Club and to the publication of his works on John Muir; manuscripts and reprints of some of his writings; clippings of reviews of his work; subject files on Hetch-Hetchy, John Muir,...

 
Baeck Family Papers

Includes papers of Anna R. Baeck, some relating to student days at the University of California, Class of 1912; papers of her father, San Francisco Judge Timothy H. Rearden, including letters, manuscripts of writings, copies of legal decisions, etc. Contains...

Bailey (Florence M.) papers

Consists of field notes and journals, drafts of primarily unpublished books and articles, plus a small amount of correspondence to her father, Clinton Levi Merriam and other naturalists and ornithologists. The majority of the field notes and journals deal with...

 
Baird, Lassen, Redding, and the Reading Adobe - Views

Views show seining for Salmon at Baird on the McCloud River, site now covered by Shasta Resevoir; Hat Creek in Lassen National Park showing eruption devestation; the Pit River Bridge, Dam, and Silverthorn Ferry on Pit River (now under Shasta...

 
Bakewell & Brown Photograph Collection

The Bakewell & Brown photograph collection contains images of several major buildings designed by the architectural firm of Bakewell & Brown, including an album of construction progress photographs of Pasadena City Hall. Also pictured are some residences, including Bakewell's own...

 
Balakshin (Petr P.) Papers

Includes correspondence between Balakshin and various Russian emigre and American writers, literary critics, editors, professors, journalists, researchers, and book distributors. One group of correspondence and related papers pertains specifically to preparation, publication, and distribution of Balakshin's book, Final v Kitae.

 
Bale Family Papers

Some accounts and legal papers of Dr. Edward T. Bale and papers relating to the establishment of his flour and saw mills in Napa Co., 1841-1849; personal and business papers of his wife, Maria I. Soberanes de Bale (niece of...

 
Bancroft (Hubert H.) Papers: Additions

Correspondence manuscripts, clippings, stationery, photographs, scrapbook, reviews and obituaries pertaining to Bancrofts work and The History Company.

Bancroft Library Manuscript Collections Guide

Volume 1 edited by Dale L. Morgan and George P. Hammond. Volume 2 edited by G. P. Hammond....

 
Bancroft (Philip) Papers

This collection contains correspondence relating primarily to Bancroft's political activities as a member of the Republican Party, the Progressive Party, and as an unsuccessful candidate for United States Senator. Principal correspondents include Hubert Howe Bancroft, Herbert Hoover, Hiram Johnson, Edgar...

 
Bancroft Reference Notes

Reference notes concern California biography, discovery amd exploration, description of counties, California Indians, mines and mining, Chinese in California, commerce, history and politics, the military, and shipping and navigation.

 
Bancroft Reference Notes for British Columbia and Alaska

Consists of bibliographic and research notes pertaining to and used in the preparation of the (volume 32) and the (volume 33), part of Hubert Howe Bancroft's 39-volume published between 1882-1890.

 
Bancroft Reference Notes for California

Consists of bibliographic and research notes pertaining to and used in the preparation of the (volumes 18-24), (vol. 34) and (vol. 25), nine volumes of Hubert Howe Bancroft's 39-volume, published between 1882-1890.

 
Bancroft Reference Notes for Central America

Consists of bibliographic and reference notes pertaining to and used in preparation of v. 6-8 of Hubert Howe Bancroft's History of the Pacific states of North America. His research notes track the initial contact by Europeans with the land and...

 
Bancroft Reference Notes for Mexico

Forms part of the Hubert Howe Bancroft collection. Consists of bibliographic and research notes pertaining to and used in the , volumes 9-14, part of Hubert Howe Bancroft's, published between 1882-1890.

 
Bancroft reference notes for the western states, excluding California

Consists of bibliographic and research notes pertaining to and used in preparation of v. 25-31 of Hubert Howe Bancroft's History of the Pacific states of North America. His research notes track the settlement and development by Europeans and American pioneers...

 
Barker (Horace Albert) Papers

The Horace Albert Barker Collection, 1930-1997, consists primarily of materials documenting Barker's long career in the field of Microbiology at the University of California, Berkeley. The bulk of the collection consists of research notes and reports on Barker's innovative experiments....

 
Baron (Frank) Papers

The Frank Baron Papers, 1886-1994, comprises records of Baron's accomplishments as student, professor, researcher, and structural engineer. It consists of student notebooks, lecture materials, writings (published and unpublished), consulting reports, notes, calculations, correspondence, materials documenting Baron's involvement on academic and...

 
Barranco Bros. Vaudeville Show Photograph Collection

Views depict members of the Barranco family, including Vidal and Teresita Barranco and several children, in posed portraits in costume for vaudeville and circus acts. Also includes group portraits of band members....

 
Barrows (David P.) Papers

Letters written to him and copies of his replies; diaries and notebooks; biographical sketches and obituaries; personalia; bibliographies; MSS, tear sheets and reprints of his writings; speeches and radio addresses; collegiate class notes; lectures, with related notes, syllabi, etc. for...

 
Barry (James H.) Papers

The James H. Barry Papers consists principally of Barry's general and family correspondence from 1906 to his death in 1927, along with a small amount of his writings and personal papers. The bulk of the Barry's correspondence relates to his...

Barry (William C.) Collection of Los Angeles Area Photographs, 1886-1910

The Barry Collection contains 76 photographs spanning circa 1860 to circa 1910. The subject matter is primarily early street transportation in Los Angeles, including horse-drawn, cable, and electric cars and a trackless trolley in Laurel Canyon. Also included is a...

 
Bascom (William R.) papers

Includes papers related to Bascom's lifelong work on West African art, culture, and folklore and his teaching at the University of California, Berkeley and Northwestern University. Materials include personal and professional correspondence; field notes; lecture notes; course notes; and manuscripts...

 
Baum (Willa K.) Papers

The Papers of Willa K. Baum document both her personal and professional life as a longtime resident of the Berkeley community and director of the Regional Oral History office (ROHO) at UC Berkeley. In addition to being a pioneer...

 
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council Records

The Bay Area Ridge Trail Council is a non-profit organization whose mission is to create a continuous trail along the ridgelines overlooking the San Francisco Bay. The Bay Area Ridge Trail Council Records consist of files that the organization compiled...

 
Beckwith (Loring D.) Papers

Letters, mss. of his writings and clippings, relating mainly to his career in Stockton, Calif., as editor of The Forum and No Taxes, newspapers advocating Henry George's single tax theory. A few letters and clippings concern his newspaper career in...

 
Belden (Josiah) Papers

Mainly concerning his business, property and mining interests. Included also are diaries of travels in Europe, the Eastern Mediterrnaean area and Alaska; incomplete reminiscence of Bartleson Party's overland journey; and papers for the settlement of Belden's estate. Carton 1: vols....

 
Bell (Clair H.) Papers

Correspondence relating to his career as professor of German, University of California, Berkeley, and to his attempts to obtain research materials from post-war Germany; reprints of his writings; reviews by him and of his work; photocopy of materials relating to...

 
Bell (Geoffrey) Papers

The Geoffrey Bell papers contain materials relating to his career as a film historian and film producer, chiefly about early film-making in the San Francisco Bay Area. The bulk of the collection, which has been arranged in six series, consists...

 
Belli (Melvin M.) papers

The Belli papers include the correspondence, working papers and personal papers of Melvin M. Belli. The materials have generally been kept in the order in which they were received and have been broken down into nine series following that arrangement:...

 
Benedict (Murray Reed) Papers

The Murray R. Benedict Papers document Benedict's career as a professor of Agricultural Economics at the University of California, Berkeley from 1931 to 1961. Included in the papers are course materials, subject files, information on his committee work and publications....

 
Benicia School Board records

Board of Trustees minutes (1869-1890); Board of Trustees correspondence, including letters sent to the Board by applicants for teaching jobs (1871-1914); school registers with lists of pupils (1861-1877 and 1893-1902), school board election materials, reports of the school board to...

 
Benicia Tax Collector Records

Provisional titles for land purchased at public sale, 1850-1851, issued to Lansing B. Mizner, to Sarchel Bynum and Paul Shirley, and to A.W. Eames by John S. Brown, City Marshall; tax receipts to David Spence and G.C. McMickle.

 
Bennett (Arnold) Papers

Letters written to him, primarily by other English authors; copies of letters written by him in reply; holograph MS of a short story, Mr. Jack Hollins & Destiny; binding instructions for books in his library.

 
Bennett (John M.) Collection

Collection contains works of avant-garde and visual poetry, mail art, rubber stamp art, book and performance reviews, and announcements for public performances.

Berkeley and Oakland Businesses and Scenes, ca. 1900-ca. 1939

The Berkeley and Oakland Businesses and Scenes collection contains 52 photographs and 3 post cards dating from around the turn of the century to the 1930s. The collection contains a miscellany of residences, businesses, street scenes, group portraits, and churches....

 
Berkeley (Calif.)

The City of Berkeley California records (1878-1954) consist of records from the city clerk's office. The collection includes records relating to the business of city government, such as the city charter, reports, town attorney opinions, city council minutes, planning commission...

 
Berkeley, Calif. Views - Pictorial Miscellany

Buildings, street scenes, residences and other views of Berkeley, including a stereograph of the Deaf and Dumb Asylum by Carleton Watkins and several views of rail lines on Berkeley streets. Numerous views of the devastation caused by the Berkeley fire...

 
Berkeley Club Members, Board Members of the California Institution for the Deaf and Blind, and Others - Portrait Album

Studio portraits of early members of the Berkeley Club (1873), and of founders, officials, or board members of the California Institution for the Deaf and Blind in Berkeley and San Francisco. Other individuals may be friends, family, or other associates....

 
Berkeley Club Papers

Letters from members addressed to the secretary; minutes of meetings, 1873-1960; by-laws, names of members, etc.; copies of papers read at meetings.

 
Berkeley Day Nursery Records

Berkeley Day Nursery records relate to the management and daily operation of the nursery school which served working mothers in Berkeley, Albany, and Kensington, Calif. Records include correspondence, reports, articles of incorporation, by-laws, minutes, enrollment statistics, financial materials, printed brochures,...

 
Berkeley Police Dept. Records

Records for the period of August Vollmer's administration. Primarily Vollmer's correspondence with other law enforcement officers, city officials, private organizations and government agencies, professional associations, and private individuals, relating to all phases of the Department's operations, the introduction of reforms...

 
Bernard M. Rosenthal, Inc. Records

This collection documents the work of Bernard M. Rosenthal, Inc. and its owner, Bernard M. Rosenthal. Included in the collection are business correspondence, publications produced by Rosenthal, Inc. and business records as well as Rosenthal's personal correspondence and teaching materials.

 
Bernard (Theos) Papers

The Theos Bernard papers, 1884-1998 (bulk 1935-1947), document Bernard's interest in yoga and Tibetan tantric philosophy. Contains photographs, personal and professional correspondence, writings, lectures and interviews, research materials, notes, newspaper clippings, and family materials.

 
Bernstein (Benjamin A.) Papers

Correspondence, manuscripts of articles, notes and related papers concerning his career as professor of mathematics, University of California, Berkeley.

 
Berton (G.A.) & Co., San Francisco

Letterpress copy books, incoming letters and orders, and ledgers, for an insurance firm. With these: correspondence, legal papers and accounts of Jules Nicolas Fricot and of his estate; papers of his son, Desire Fricot, relating to mining property in Calaveras...

 
Bidwell Family Papers

Part I: papers of John & Annie E.K. Bidwell, consisting chiefly of correspondence, clippings, and legal, financial and property records, ca. 1851-1918. Part II: papers of members of the Kennedy Ellicott and Morrison families, related to Mrs. Bidwell, ca. 1792-1934.

 
Bierce, (Ambrose) Collection of Papers

Contains outgoing correspondence, including letters to his daughter Helen D. Cowden, a young friend Amy L. Wells, fellow writers William Chambers Morrow and James Tufts, and publisher Walter Neale. See container list for a complete listing of correspondents. Also includes...

 
Bierce (Ambrose) Papers

Letters written by and to Bierce; MSS, including introduction to Tales of Soldiers and Civilians, some Little Johnny sketches, an untitled short story and a few poems; clippings of articles and stories, many with holograph inserts, emendations and marginalia, some...

 
Bingham (Ursula G.) Papers

The Ursula Griswold Bingham Papers, 1882-1998, chronicles a woman's life from her beginnings in New England society in 1908 through her death in California in 1998. Spanning almost the whole of the 20th Century, the papers include correspondence with family...

 
Bingham (Woodbridge) Papers

Collection contains family and professional correspondence, diaries, writings, subject files, scrapbooks, clippings, and other miscellaneous personal papers. Also included is material related to textbooks authored by Professor Bingham; materials related to his East Asiatic classes at the University of California,...

 
Birge (Raymond T.) Papers

Letters written to him and copies of letters by him; manuscripts and reprints of his articles and papers; speeches; research data including notebooks; lecture notes, course descriptions, exams and other University-related material; papers (minutes of meetings, programs, etc.) relating to...

 
Black Sparrow Press records

The records of Black Sparrow Press including manuscripts, proofs, artwork, photographs, production files, correspondence and ephemera.

 
Blaisdell (Allen C.) Papers

Correspondence, clippings, photographs and related material, particularly concerning his directorship of International House, Berkeley, from its beginning.

 
Blake (Edwin M.) Collection - Photographs of the West and Canada

[v. 1] Grand Canyon and Kaibab Forest.- [v. 2] Zion Canyon, Utah.- [v. 3] Bryce Canyon and Red Canyon.- [v. 4] Colorado and Utah.- [v. 5] Glacier and Yellowstone National Parks.- [v. 6] California.- [v. 7] Miscellany.- [v. 8] Mt....

 
Blake Family Papers

Mainly correspondence of Anita Day (Symmes) Blake relating to the family ranch in Napa County and to her interest in horticulture. A few letters, mss. of writings, notebooks and clippings also concern Anson S. Blake, her husband, Edwin T. Blake...

 
Bland (Henry M.) Papers

Correspondence, including letters from noted authors and other poets; manuscripts of his poems, short stories and essays; notebooks; clippings and scrapbooks; some printed items.

 
Blom (Frans) Papers

Personal and professional papers of Tulane University archaeologist Frans Blom, founder of the Middle American Research Institute and authority on Mayan archaeology.

 
Blumenthal (Louis and Emma) Papers

The collection consists of Louis Blumenthal's diaries from 1911 through 1922 and from 1944; documents (including some correspondence) relating to the founding and early years of the San Francisco Jewish Community Center; files on some of Louis Blumenthal's publications; manuscript...

 
B'nai B'rith, District Grand Lodge No. 4 Records

The B'nai B'rith, District Grand Lodge No. 4 records document an extensive history of Jewish programming and community service from one of the most important Jewish organizations in North America.

 
Bob Blauner research notes

The Bob Blauner research notes including interviews, notes and miscellaneous materials related to research for his studies on racism, manhood and society, an anti-poverty project in Richmond, CA and race relations.

 
Bohemian Grove and California Views

Views of groups at Bohemian Grove, unidentified nature scenes, redwoods, etc. Also includes a few copy negatves of Oakland, UC Berkeley, Alameda, etc.

 
Bohnett-Evans Family Papers

The Bohnett-Evans Family Papers, 1853-1994, are comprised of correspondence, legal files, and the memorabilia of two early California families, the Bohnetts of San Jose and the Evanses of San Francisco. The inclusive dates span more than a century and...

 
Bolton Family Papers

Contains correspondence, Bolton family history, materials by and about Herbert Eugene Bolton and Frederick Elmer Bolton, and personal papers of Frances Appleton, and Jane Adams. Correspondents include Herbert E. Bolton, Frederick E. Bolton, Frances Appleton, and Jane Adams as well...

 
Bolton (Herbert Eugene) papers

The Herbert Eugene Bolton Papers document the career of an eminent historian who, as director of the Bancroft Library and Chairman of the University of California at Berkeley's History Department in the 1920s and 1930s, was a leader in...

 
Bolton-Wilder-Brower Family Photographs

The Bolton-Wilder-Brower Family Photographs collection contains approximately 3,500 items, mostly photographs, dating from ca. 1850-ca. 1990. The collection pictures several generations of the Bolton, Wilder, and Brower families, who settled in various regions of the San Francisco Bay Area from...

Bonney (Thérèse) Photograph Collection

The Thérèse Bonney photograph collection at The Bancroft Library consists chiefly of documentary photography taken in various parts of Europe before and during World War II and portraits of well known artists and designers taken by Bonney while living in...

Book Artifacts Collection

The Book Artifacts Collection contains material relating to the development of writing, the history of printing, and the book arts (circa 2345 B.C.-1993 A.D.). This collection of artifacts and other realia illustrates various aspects of book production and design, from...

 
Book Club of California records

The records of the Book Club of California dating from 1913 to 2001. The collection includes production files for Club publications, financial records, Club newsletters, and a small number of administrative files.

Borax Industry, ca. 1898-ca. 1915 - Views

This collection consists of 49 photographic prints of views of the borax industry in California and New Jersey, ca. 1898-ca. 1915. The photographers are unknown. The photographs were probably produced or commissioned by the Pacific Coast Borax Company. The cover...

 
Boscovich (Ruggero Giuseppe) papers

The Ruggero Giuseppe Boscovich Papers, 1711-1787, consist of correspondence and scientific papers relating to astronomy, mathematics, mechanics, philosophy, theology, hydropgraphy, and optics. Also included are biographical materials, notes on the work of other scientists and diary fragments.

 
Bourn (William B.) Family Papers

Collection contains correspondence, maps, photographs, account books, genealogies, financial and legal papers, wills, deeds, diaries, memorabilia, architectural drawings, and newspaper clippings pertaining to the San Francisco family. Also included is a scrapbook devoted to the Friends of France.

 
Bower (Richard L.) Papers Concerning the San Jacinto Tramway

The Richard L. Bower Papers contain correspondence and documents pertaining to his work in preventing the construction of the San Jacinto Tramway.

 
Bowman (J.N.) Papers

Correspondence, California history subject files, and personalia of Jacob N. Bowman, historian and creator of an important index to the California land grant and land case records.

 
Boyer (Ruth McDonald) Papers

The Boyer papers include publications by Dr. Boyer, publications collected by Dr. Boyer, teaching materials, reference files, notes (including field notes) and photographs.

 
Branch (Francis Z.) Correspondence and Papers

A few family letters and personal memorandum books but mainly accounts for business and lands in San Luis Obispo Co. Early accounts with pioneer merchants and ships; some reflect hide and tallow trade. A few papers, 1875-1876, of his son-in-law,...

 
Brautigan (Richard) Papers

Contain manuscripts, notebooks, correspondence, financial and travel records, records of his literary agent The Helen Brann Agency, clippings, reviews, publicity and flyers, a few photographs and some personal items.

 
Bray (William C.) Papers

Letters written to Bray and copies of letters by him; papers and articles; notes; reprints, etc. Concerning his career as professor of chemistry at the University of California, Berkeley.

Breen (Patrick) Diary, Nov. 20, 1846 - Mar. 1, 1847

The diary of Patrick Breen was recorded between November 20, 1846 and March 1, 1847. At the time of the diary's composition, Breen and his family were part of a group of pioneers--which came to be known as the Donner...

 
Brewer (Leo) Papers

The Leo Brewer papers, 1921-2004, comprise the correspondence, teaching materials, laboratory notes, writings, and research files of renowned chemist Leo Brewer, universally regarded as one of the founders of the field of modern high-temperature chemistry. Brewer served as Professor in...

 
Bridgman (Lilian) Papers

Includes a small amount of personal correspondence, manuscripts of Bridgman's short stories and poetry, clippings, and miscellaneous personalia, including diplomas, teaching credentials, and letters of recommendation. The bulk of the collection spans the years from 1881 to the 1940s, and...

Bridgman (Lilian) Photograph Collection, ca. 1881-1940

The Lilian Bridgman Photograph Collection (ca. 1881-1940) contains primarily photographs of homes she designed while living in Berkeley, California. The collection also includes personal photographs of Lilian and her family, as well as photographs of classmates, students and professors she...

British political campaign posters and broadsides

Chiefly campaign posters from the 1935-1936 British elections and post-war election in 1945. The 1935 posters are from both Labour Party and National Government and were collected in 1935-1936 by Professor Charles Aikin of U.C. Berkeley. To these have been...

 
Bronston (William) Papers

The William Bronston papers, 1961-2008, reflect Bronston's active role in the movements for human and disability rights, most notably exposing violations of treatment and care at Willowbrook State School in Staten Island, New York (1970s) and advocacy for Sandra Jensen's...

 
Brooks (Gwendolyn) Papers

The Gwendolyn Brooks Papers, 1917-2000 (bulk 1950-1989), document her personal life and career as a distinguished poet, Pulitzer Prize winner, and Poet Laureate of Illinois. The papers are divided into seven series: Correspondence, Writings, Professional Papers, Personal Papers, Clippings, Writings...

 
Brooks (Gwendolyn) Papers

The Gwendolyn Brooks Papers, 1917-2000 (bulk 1950-1989), document her personal life and career as a distinguished poet, Pulitzer Prize winner, and Poet Laureate of Illinois. The papers are divided into seven series: Correspondence, Writings, Professional Papers, Personal Papers, Clippings,...

 
Brower (David R.) Motion Picture Collection

The David Ross Brower Motion Picture Collection consists of 16mm motion picture films and videocassettes. Included in the collection are 20 reels of home movies; educational works created by Brower and the Sierra Club; and commercial productions concerning environmental issues.

 
Brower (David R.) Papers

The David Ross Brower Papers consist of records accumulated in the course of Brower's lifelong work as a conservationist. Included are Brower's correspondence, writings, testimonies and speeches on virtually every topic associated with the environmental movement in the twentieth century,...

 
Brown (Arthur, Jr.) papers

The Arthur Brown, Jr. Papers largely document the buildings designed by Arthur Brown, Jr. as a member of the firms Bakewell & Brown (1905-1927) and Arthur Brown, Jr. and Associates (1927-1950), through manuscript materials and drawings. Records also reflect...

 
Brown (Arthur, Jr.) Photograph Collection

The Arthur Brown, Jr. Photograph Collection contains approximately 200 glass negatives representing primarily the early architectural work of Bakewell & Brown. The images are mostly of the completed buildings and residences, but there are also photographs of drawings, models, and...

 
Brown for Governor Campaign Committee Records

Letters written by members of the Committee and to the committee and its various subcommittees; campaign and publicity material, including press releases; lists of members of some of the subcommittees; financial statements, etc.

 
Brown (Joan) Papers

The Joan Brown Papers, 1959-2002, n.d., consist of correspondence, announcements, catalogues, professional papers, notebooks, artwork, source material and personal papers that detail Brown's life as an artist, from her coming to prominence during San Francisco's Beat era of the 1950's,...

 
Browne (John R.) Papers

Include letters written by him to his wife and family describing his voyage to California in 1849 and his work as official reporter for the state constitutional convention, and some addressed to his publishers and business associates; letters to him,...

Buildings of Berkeley, California, ca. 1915

The Buildings of Berkeley, Calif. collection contains 41 photographs taken circa 1915. The photographers are unknown. The collection includes views of private residences, churches, hotels, businesses, etc. Identified buildings include the West Berkeley Bank, Byron Jackson Iron Works, Pacific Coast...

Buildings of the California Wine Association, ca. 1898 - Views

The Views of Some of the Buildings of the California Wine Association Collection contains 25 photographic prints dating from circa 1898. The subject matter primarily consists of views of the exteriors and interiors of the Greystone Winery including the main...

 
Bullfrog Bank and Trust Company records

While the bulk of the Bullfrog Bank and Trust Co. collection dates range from 1909 - 1913, there are documents from as early as 1905, when the bank first opened its doors. The majority of the documents are not from...

 
Bullion and Exchange Bank Records

Documents a series of Carson City, Nevada Banks and other early Nevada businesses. The Bank records begin with materials from the Carson City Savings Bank from 1876-1884, through the Bullion and Exchange Bank from 1884-1903, and end with the State...

Bully Hill Mine photographs relating to the Lawrence May family, ca. 1870-1919

The Bully Hill Mine Photographs collection--consisting of 77 loose prints, 1 album and various ephemera spanning circa 1870 to circa 1919--documents the Bully Hill Mine and Delamar community of Shasta County, California. In addition to photographs of the smelter facilities...

 
Burgess (Gelett) Papers

Papers the San Francisco Bay Area poet, critic, artist, and humorist Gelett Burgess. Includes correspondence; manuscripts of novels, stories, poems, articles, plays; manuscript of incomplete autobiography; notebooks; genealogical and biographical data; mid-nineteenth-century journals of Burgess' parents; personalia; bibliographies; scrapbooks; clippings....

 
Burgess (Gelett) Papers - Illustrations

Collection includes illustrations for books, magazines, and other projects; and various other works of art.

 
Burkett (William A.) papers

The William A. Burkett papers, 1916-2000, contain speeches, correspondence, meeting minutes, subject files, newspaper clippings, press releases, biographical information, and scrapbooks. The papers span the course of Burkett's lifetime, and include professional papers from his time as California's Director of...

 
Burnett (Peter H.) Papers

Mainly documents and letters to and from Burnett as Governor of California, regarding sale of municipal lands in San Francisco and appointments. Contains many petitions, some relating to Collectors of licences to foreign miners, with signatures of members of the...

 
Burns (Daniel M.) Papers

Chiefly incoming correspondence pertaining to political activities at the local and statewide level. Includes requests for jobs, political appointments, letters of acknowledgement and references. Correspondents include prominent businessmen, politicians and several special interest groups. Includes a file of letters from...

 
Burnstein (Malcolm) Papers

Selected professional and personal papers from Burnstein's files relating to the Free Speech Movement defense trial, the Oakland Seven and others. Also includes files on liberal and Berkeley politics.

 
Burton (Phillip) Papers

The Phillip Burton Papers document the career of an American politician who served in the United States Congress. He served 10 terms, from 1964-1983, in the United States House of Representatives as Congressman for California's San Francisco district.

 
Businesses and Scenes in Oakland, Calif.

Collection consists of photographs of a number of Oakland businesses, institutions, homes, streets, and scenes. Included are the Hall-Scott Motor Co. and several businesses from the Richmond, Calif. area.

 
Byerly (Perry) papers

Papers of Perry Byerly, a professor in the Department of Geology and Geophysics at the University of California, Berkeley and a central figure in the development of the field of seismology in the United States.

 
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Cajori (Florian) papers

Included in the collection is correspondence; material related to his (1928); writings; and notes.

Calaveras and Mariposa Counties, California - Views

The Views of Calaveras and Mairposa Counties, Calif. album contains 43 albumn prints taken in 1890 by Désiré Fricot. The album features many scenic views of the forest land of the eastern foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, as well...

 
Calder-Hayes Family Papers

Contains correspondence of Alexander Calder and of other members of the Calder and Hayes families, dating from the outset of the artist's career and providing many details of his art and family life. Includes a small group of original drawings,...

 
Caldwell (James Ralston) Papers

The James Ralston Caldwell papers include materials relating to the Loyalty Oath Controversy on the University of California and the University of Nevada campuses, a small amount of material relating to Caldwell's writing, and personal papers containing correspondence and materials...

 
Caliban records

The Caliban records including correspondence, clippings, broadsides, photographs, publications, writings and proofs.

 
Calif. Dept. of Industrial Relations, Division of Immigration and Housing Records

Includes correspondence, reports, county files, inspection reports (including labor camps) and Americanization applications.

California and Mexico, ca. 1880-1889 - Miscellaneous Views

The collection includes 39 photographs by I. W. Taber and 10 by William Henry Jackson in an album. Taber's California photographs (no. 1-38) include scenes of San Francisco, Monterey, Yosemite, Santa Barbara, Riverside, Los Angeles, and Pasadena. No. 39-48 are...

California and Other Western States, ca. 1890-1901 - Views

The Views of California and Other Western States album contains 221 photographic prints taken from circa 1890 to 1901, the year of the album's compilation. Although the majority of the album's photographs are of California subjects, there are also several...

California and the Columbia River Gorge, ca.1880-ca.1890? - Scenic Views

The Scenic Views in California and the Columbia River Gorge album contains 106 mounted photographic albumen prints taken circa 1880 to circa 1890. The views featured in the album are almost entirely of California locations. Points of interest pictured include...

 
California and the Pacific Northwest Landscapes and Scenery

Views depict Yosemite Valley and Mt. Shasta (Calif.); scenes along the Columbia River Gorge (Oregon), including Mt. Hood; and views of scenery, trains, train tracks, a lumber mill and logging scene along a river (location unidentified).

California and the West, ca. 1867-1903 - Stereoviews

The Stereo Views of California and the West collection consists of 51 stereographs taken between circa 1867 and circa 1903. Photographers include Carleton E. Watkins, Eadweard Muybridge, Thomas Houseworth & Co., Maxwell Bros., Underwood & Underwood, Charles R. Savage, William...

California Art Research Archive

Twenty volumes of the publication, CALIFORNIA ART RESEARCH, containing monographs on artists whose principal residence was San Francisco....

 
California As It Is: A Collection of Questionnaires

Includes over three hundred printed questionnaires, apparently filled out by agents of H.H. Bancroft with information supplied by California settlers involved in agriculture or related industries. Responses to questions on printed side of form are chiefly statistical; verso of form...

 
California Banking Miscellany

Contains checks, drafts, bills of exchange, banking correspondence and other banking documents concerning transactions in various banks in California. Locations include Los Angeles, the Central Valley, Northern California and San Francisco.

 
California Civil Rights Initiative records

The California Civil Rights Initiative Records document the history of this anti-affirmative action ballot measure from the first attempt at placing it on the California ballot in 1991, through the successful campaign for the 1996 version of the initiative, Proposition...

California Cornerstones: Selected Images from The Bancroft Library Pictorial Collection

California Cornerstones is a selection of images from various collections in The Bancroft Library. The images have been organized by provenance; that is, they have been grouped around the individual or corporate body that created or collected the materials. Most...

California Faces: Selections from The Bancroft Library Portrait Collection

consists of 1,232 photographic and other pictorial portraits of 416 men and women prominent in California's history. The portraits, selected from The Bancroft Library Portrait Collection, offer a diverse selection of artists, writers, businessmen, politicians, scientists, entertainers, and others,...

California Federation for Civic Unity records

The California Federation for Civic Unity Records contain correspondence and material relating to the Federation's activities, 1945-1956, and deals mainly with racial minority problems such as discrimination, immigration, segregation, housing, Fair Employment Practices Committee, etc. Included, also, are a number...

 
California Gold Rush Letters

Contains original, transcripts, photocopies and microfilm copies of California gold rush letters.

 
California Judges: Justices of the Supreme Court of California

Justices of the Supreme Court of California (album of 53 photographic prints)

 
California Judges: Portraits of Judges of California

Portraits of judges of California (315 photographic prints)

California Lettersheets, 1849-ca. 1870

The 53 pictorial lettersheets in this collection date from 1849 to ca. 1870. Many of the lettersheets lack dates, but were likely produced within the above period. A variety of places, events, and topics are depicted. City and landscapes and...

California Lettersheets from the Robert B. Honeyman, Jr. Collection of Early Californian and Western American Pictorial Material

This portion of the Robert B. Honeyman collection consists of 194 pictorial lettersheets produced between the years 1850 and 1869, the bulk dating from the 1850s. A variety of places, events, and topics are depicted. City and landscapes, Gold Rush...

California Midwinter International Exposition - Souvenir

The Souvenir of the California Midwinter International Exposition collection is an album containing 110 photographic prints taken in 1894 by Isaiah W. Taber, the official photographer of the Exposition. The album features views of the grounds, buildings, attractions, events, and...

 
California Militia Papers

Miscellaneous correspondence and documents pertaining to various units of the State and National Guard. Mainly concerning service in the 1850's and 1860's. Includes Muster Roll, Company D, 5th Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 1863-1865; containing a list of Captain W.A....

 
California Railroad Notes

Chiefly material gathered for his book, Chapters on the history of the Southern Pacific (N.Y. 1922) Approx. 7,500 pieces; roughly sorted. In folder no. 80 : typed excerpts of letters from Collis P. Huntington to David D. Colton (familiarly known...

 
California Scenery & Industries

Primarily text and views advertising businesses and attractions of San Francisco and other Northern California locations. Includes hotels, resorts, stores, industries, wineries, insurance companies, newspapers, railways and steamship companies, etc. Also includes scenic views promoting various regions of Northern California,...

California Scenic Line, ca. 1900

The California Scenic Line album features 56 views from the route of the California Western Railroad & Navigation Company line. The line runs from the coastal town of Fort Bragg through the redwood forests of Mendocino County to Willits, California....

 
California Society of Printmakers Records

The California Society of Printmakers (CSP) records reflect activities within the San Francisco Bay Area, the state of California, and national and international arts communities since 1925. The collection includes historical records from the Society's predecessor organizations, the California Society...

 
California State Board of Forestry Records

The records consist of correspondence, arranged alphabetically, relating to illegal tree cutting on government and school lands, to a survey of forest lands in California, to fires in forest lands, and to proposals for establishing an Arbor Day in California....

California State Earthquake Investigation Commission Photographs

Photographs taken or collected by the California State Earthquake Investigation Commission to document the effects of the San Francisco earthquake of 1906 on the landscape and on buildings, roads and other structures. Locations range from Humboldt County in the north...

 
California, Superior Court. Complaints to Establish Title Following the 1906 Earthquake

Consists of printed forms, filled-in with typescript and manuscript information, to establish title to properties under chapter 59 of the laws of 1906, because, "on the 18th day of April, 1906, the greater part of the public records in the...

 
California Water Companies Miscellany

Letters, receipts, warrants, stock certificates, and other miscellaneous documents.

 
Camhi (Morrie) Photograph Archive

Collection includes negatives and selected prints from Camhi’s major series of portraiture: Farmworkers, Petaluma, Espejo: Reflections of the Mexican-American, Jews of Greece, AD-Vantage, Roadside Attraction and The Prison Experience. Also includes negatives pertaining to other projects and subjects, as well...

Camp (Charles L.) Collection of Stereographs, ca. 1867-ca. 1895

This collection of stereographs compiled by Charles L. Camp consists of 181 photographic prints from circa 1867 to circa 1895. The photographers include Eadweard Muybridge, Carleton E. Watkins, M. M. Hazeltine, Walker & Fagersteen, William Henry Jackson, J. J. Reilly,...

 
Campaign Cards for the California State Election of 1894

Printed cards identifying candidates for political office, generally including a halftone portrait of the candidate....

Canadian war posters from the First and Second World Wars

Includes approximately 75 posters from the World War I era, and approximately 260 from World War II.

 
Carney (William) Papers

The William Carney Papers, 1942-1987, consists of writings, correspondence, journals, engagement books, photographs, and slides. Drafts of various written works, both published and unpublished, make up the bulk of the collection. Correspondence is both incoming and outgoing, and correspondents consist...

 
Carpenter (Don) Papers

The Don Carpenter Papers, 1950-1993, consist of writings, and a small amount of correspondence and biographical materials. The bulk of the collection consists of writings, including drafts, short stories, novels and screenplays, both published and unpublished. The materials found in...

 
Carpenter (Gideon J.) Papers

Mainly relating to mining property in El Dorado Co., Calif.; some pertaining to his law practice. Papers of John S. Dunham (containing letters and accounts of A.K. Saxton, Volcanoville, El Dorado Co., 1856-1858) included.

 
Carson Colorado Railroad Company Records

This fragmentary collection consists of correspondence, 1884-1901; station ledgers and accounts, 1886-1895; miscellaneous financial records, 1881-1896; register of waybills, 1896-1900; rate books, 1883-1884, 1892-1897; passenger statistics book, 1881-1884; and related materials.

 
Carson (Kit) Papers

Correspondence, accounts and papers mainly as agent for the Ute Indians in New Mexico, 1854-1861. Some Thomas Oliver Boggs papers relating to Carson's estate included.

 
Carter (Jesse W.) Papers

Correspondence with family, other lawyers, judges, political figures, etc.; legal files; office memoranda and financial statements. They relate to his law practice in Shasta County, particularly cases involving water rights; prohibition enforcement activities while district attorney; Democratic politics (including the...

 
Carter (William Alexander) Papers

The William Alexander Carter papers, 1837-1975 (bulk 1860-1869) contains Carter's business and personal papers as a sutler at Fort Bridger, Utah Territory. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence, mainly to Carter, along with legal papers, financial records, and...

Cased photographs and related images from The Bancroft Library pictorial collections

Approximately 440 cased photographs and related images from the collections of The Bancroft Library. Included are daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, and tintypes dating from the 1840s through 1860s. Also present are some painted miniature portraits as well as other photographic processes such...

 
Cased Photographs from The Bancroft Library and the California State Library

Format, rather than subject content or provenance, is the basic criterion for inclusion in the present finding aid. While the core formats are cased photographs of the 1840s, 1850s and 1860s, related materials are also included. Daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, tintypes (or...

 
Caspar Lumber Company Records

Contains material related to the timber industry in Mendocino County, California. Included are deeds, mortgages, U. S. Patent Certificates, right of way agreements, land maps, audits, income tax returns, journals, registers, and other material related to Caspar Lumber and it's...

Cassidy Family Papers

Include papers of artist Gerald Cassidy and his wife, writer Ina Sizer Cassidy. Letters written to them by friends, associates, professional organizations, etc.; copies of letters written by them; biographical materials; personalia; diaries, date books and journals kept by Mrs....

 
Cassidy (Ina S.) Collection - Indian Paintings

Paintings depict dancers, animals, geometric designs, pueblos, etc.

 
Castro (Manuel de Jesús) Papers

Papers concerning family and business matters, especially transactions involving cattle and land. Also included: papers re his military command in Baja California, and the estate of his father, Jose Simeon Juan Nepomuceno Castro.

Catalina Island Views, California, ca. 1900-1909

This album contains 29 black and white photographs likely taken in the first decade of the 20th century by the photographers Schattman, Swenson and other unidentified photographers. One photograph is dated 1900. The views are of Santa Catalina Island located...

 
Catlin (Amos P.) Correspondence

Family, business and political correspondence, including transcripts of 10 additional letters received by A.P. Catlin.

 
Chamberlain (Owen) Papers

The Owen Chamberlain Papers, 1941-2006, consist of materials documenting Chamberlain's career as a Professor of Physics at the University of California, Berkeley and researcher at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. There is comparatively little material focused on Chamberlain's own scientific...

 
Chambers (Willie) Papers

Correspondence, miscellaneous papers and photographs, relating to his interest in ornithology. Included are some records of the Cooper Ornithological Club, 1961-1964.

 
Chapman (Charles E.) Papers: Additions

Correspondence; diaries concerning travel in Central America, Caribbean, life in Berkeley, automobile travel in the United States, air travel; scrapbook on athletic events; and book reviews.

Charcoal Sketches of Los Angeles, California

The Charcoal sketches of Los Angeles, which date from circa 1934 to circa 1947, are an extensive collection of 50 drawings made by John Wardman.

 
Chez Panisse, Inc. Records

Contains selected files from Chez Panisse restaurant and café and from Café Fanny in Berkeley, Calif. Included are organizational documents; correspondence with chefs, cookbook authors, and others; board and staff meeting minutes; daily, weekly, and special menus; cookbook drafts; material...

 
Children's Hospital Medical Center (Oakland, Calif.) records

Documents the administrative functions of the Medical Center and its predecessors, the Baby Hospital Association and the Children's Hospital Association of the East Bay. Included are Board and committee minutes, financial records and planning documents.

 
Children's Hospital of San Francisco Photograph Collection

The Children's Hospital of San Francisco Photograph Collection contains approximately 1,600 photographic prints taken by various photographers from circa 1887 to circa 1985. Approximately 550 of the photographs are contained in 5 albums. The collection also contains 7 glass lantern...

 
Children's Hospital of San Francisco Records

The bulk of the collection consists of 45 volumes of minutes of the meetings of the Board of Directors. In addition, there are administrative files containing bylaws, articles of incorporation, monthly and annual reports; Board records containing correspondence, member lists,...

Chinese in California

The Chinese in California, 1850-1925 illustrates nineteenth and early twentieth century Chinese immigration to California through about 8,000 images and pages of primary source materials. Included are photographs, original art, cartoons and other illustrations; letters, excerpts from diaries, business records,...

 
Christian (Barbara) Papers

The Barbara Christian Papers, 1967-2000, document Christian's academic career at U.C. Berkeley. The collection is composed mainly of reprinted articles and bibliographies, research and course materials, correspondence, and original manuscripts with notes and related materials. Reprinted articles and research materials...

City Lights Books Records

Consists of correspondence, editorial and administrative files. Correspondents include Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso, William S. Burroughs, Jack Kerouac, Paul Bowles, Jean Jacques Lebel, Henry Miller, Kenneth Patchen, and William Carlos Williams, among others. Editorial files may contain correspondence with authors,...

 
City Lights Books Records: Additions

Correspondence, editorial files, publicity, clippings, of and pertaining to City Lights Books, and papers of owner-publisher Lawrence Ferlinghetti. Correspondents include: Allen Ginsberg, Charles Bukowski, William S. Burroughs, Sam Shepard, and Richard Brautigan.

 
Clar (Evelyn M.) Papers

The Evelyn M. Clar Papers, 1912-1993, consist of records pertaining to Clar's work with various California organizations. The bulk of the records relate to her work with the League of Women Voters of California. Records in the collection also document...

 
Clark, (Thomas) Family Mining Papers

Contains records relating to several mining companies owned and operated by Thomas Clark, followed by his George Murray Clark and granddaughter Juliet Belding Clark. Mine companies include the River Hill Mining & Milling Company, Gentle Annie Mining Group, Sherman Hill...

 
Cleaver (Eldridge) Papers

The Eldridge Cleaver papers document Cleaver's lifetime as an activist and writer. Dating from 1963-1988, the papers consist of correspondence, writings, including manuscripts for his works and , and papers from his affiliation with the Black Panther Party as...

 
Cleaver (Eldridge) Photograph Collection

Collection consists primarily of snapshots of Eldridge Cleaver's career from the mid-1960s to the early 1980s. Earliest materials relate to his affiliation with the Black Panther Party. Also contains photographs taken during his exile abroad from 1968 to 1975. The...

 
Clement Family Documents Relating to San Francisco Cable Cars

Contains original and blueprint engineering drawings of cable car lines, electric railways, railroads, and other related drawings. Cable car drawings include drawings of the complete workings for 7 cable car lines for Market Street Cable Railway Co. Railroad drawings include...

 
The Club Records

Minutes of meetings; copies of papers delivered at meetings; some other related material. Current holdings cover the years 1950-2006. Sound cassette: Edward V. Stackpoole talk titled "On the use of the imagination" given at The Club December 12, 1995.

 
Clyde (Norman) Papers

The Norman Clyde Papers document the climbing adventures of, and offer insights into the life of, one of California's greatest mountaineers, and one of the foremost chroniclers of the Sierra Nevada range. They also help to preserve the history of...

Coalinga, California Photograph Album, ca. 1910-1925

The Coalinga, California Photograph Album is a colllection of 173 photographs taken during the years 1910-25. The photographer is unknown. The album primarily consists of views taken in and around Coalinga, including oil fields, the Coalinga Fiesta Parade of 1911,...

 
Cobden-Sanderson (T.J.) Papers

Contains correspondence, writings, lectures, photographs, illustrations, etc., of T.J. Cobden-Sanderson, including family papers related to his wife Anne Cobden-Sanderson and his children Richard and Stella Cobden-Sanderson. Also includes ephemera relating to the Doves Press and Doves Bindery, an archive of...

 
Coblentz (Edmond) Papers

Correspondence; articles, speeches and poems written by him; clippings; photographs; and scrapbooks. Mainly concerning his career as editor, publisher and editorial consultant on Hearst newspapers in San Francisco and New York.

 
Cogswell (Henry D.) Papers

The collection contains diaries of Henry Cogswell and his wife Caroline and are an unusually long and consistent record of busy personal and financial life in the western United States. The collection also contains Cogswell's financial and business records, and...

 
Colby (William E.) Papers

Letters; manuscripts of his writings; notes; reprints and copies of articles; diaries; newspaper clippings, and photographs, relating to the Sierra Club; John Muir; conservation (including material on the recession of Yosemite and the Hetch Hetchy controversy); mining law; his Chinese...

 
Collection of Account Books and Daybooks of Various Calif. Business Firms

Collection includes account books for George C. Anderson, Standard Biscuit Co., Mission Leather Drapery Co., the Farmers' Union, Kaufman and Brewster, Mohave Mining Company, Guinnane & Crowley, William Bros. Co., Figprune Cereal Co., M.W. Wilcox, California Glove Factory, California Broom...

 
Collins (Wayne M.) Papers

Consists of selected material remaining from Collins' San Francisco legal practice. Major portion of collection is devoted to his work as legal representative for the Tule Lake Defense Committee from 1945 to 1960. Includes correspondence, litigation documents for mass civil...

 
Colorado Scenery and Views

Photos show scenery, rock formations, attractions, and transportation (Pike's Peak Railroad, etc.) in Colorado locations including Cheyenne Canyon, Garden of the Gods, Manitou Springs, Monument Park, Pike's Peak, Ute Pass and Williams Canyon.

 
Colorado Scenes and Other Views

Stereograph captioned "An army of miners and prospectors ascending the heights of the Chilcoot Pass" [Alaska/Yukon]. Other views show the horse Comanche from Custer's cavalry, rocks near the Platte Canyon, Colo. (with wagon - probably W.H. Hackson's photographic wagon),...

 
Columbia Research Collection

A collection of research materials, primarily newspaper, magazine and book abstracts, and indexes, chiefly pertaining to the mining town of Columbia, California, 1850-1879, but including additional materials for Tuolumne County and Calaveras County. The project to compile these materials was...

 
Commission for the Preservation of Pioneer Jewish Cemeteries and Landmarks records

The collection consists of administrative records, legal records, correspondence, research and publicity materials, some financial records, and photographs of the commission at work and of the pioneer Jewish cemeteries (the photos date mainly from circa 1963 through 1995).

 
Committee to Re-Elect Governor Brown Records

Correspondence, including letters of committee members Elizabeth Gatov, Elizabeth Heller, Gerald D. Marcus, Thomas N. Saunders and James F. Thacher; material relating to the speakers bureau, registration committees, special committees, etc.; Brown's calendar and itineraries; publicity material, including press releases...

 
Companies Registration Office Archive (Great Britain Board of Trade)

Selected documents concerning the organization and activities of limited companies interested in the North American West.

 
Companies Registration Office Archive (Scotland Treasury)

Selected documents concerning the organization and activities of limited Scottish companies interested in the North American West.

Compton (Eugene) Collection - Miscellaneous Stereoviews

Consists of 30 stereographic prints taken during the years 1870 to 1890. Various photographers are represented, including William A. Bell, M. Dickson, Duhem Brothers, M.M. Hazeltine, William Henry Jackson, Andrew Price, Savage & Ottinger, J.C. Scripture and Charles Weitfle.

 
Condliffe (J. B.) Papers

Correspondence and related papers reflecting his career as professor, University of California, and as economist with the League of Nations, Carnegie Endowment and other institutions; manuscripts of books, articles and lectures; a few personal papers and diaries.

 
Condliffe (J. B.) Papers: Additions, 1919-1981

Correspondence (personal and professional); manuscripts of his autobiography and other writings, speeches, and lecture notes; correspondence and subject files relating to his work with Stanford Research Institute; Subject files; clippings, and miscellaneous personal papers concerning his life and activities with...

 
Congregation Beth Israel-Judea records

This collection documents over 100 years of Congregation Beth Israel's history from shortly after its founding. It is divided into six series: Corporate, Administrative, and Financial; Congregational Materials; Marriage Licenses; Salem Cemetery; Cornerstone; and Photographs.

 
Congregation Sherith Israel records

The collection consists of the records of San Francisco's Congregation Sherith Israel from circa 1851 to 2003. Included are administrative records; correspondence; financial records; building and property records; cemetery records; membership records; religious school records; confirmation and bar/bat mitzvah records;...

 
Conner (Bruce) Papers

The Bruce Conner papers, 1940s - 2010, form a voluminous, comprehensive overview of Conner's life as a visual artist and filmmaker spanning the length of his celebrated career. The papers include correspondence with individuals, galleries and museums, announcements, programs, articles,...

Conner (Bruce) Photograph Collection

Contains portraits, snapshots and professional photographs documenting the life, activities and artwork of Bruce Conner.

 
Conservation Associates Records

Includes correspondence, memoranda, reports and promotional literature concerning Redwood National Park, Point Reyes National Park and the Rancho Montana de Oro.

Construction Photographs of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, 1931-1936

The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge construction photographs were taken between 1931 and 1936. The photographers are unknown. The photographs show all stages of construction of the bridge, its components, and the on and off ramps. All facets of construction are...

 
Consumers Cooperative of Berkeley Records

The records of the Consumers Cooperative of Berkeley, Inc. cover the years 1939-1991. The earliest efforts of its constituency are recorded in the handwritten minutes of the Co-op Unit Council that convened on May 1, 1939. The best perspective on...

 
Contra Costa Park Council records

Records of the Contra Costa Park Council, a citizens’ group formed in 1951 to promote active use of park land and preserve open space in Contra Costa County as well as around the Bay Area. The collection documents the Council’s...

 
Cook (Jesse B.) Scrapbooks Documenting San Francisco History and Law Enforcement: Additions

This album is one of forty ledger books containing an estimated 12,300 items, including photographs, newspaper clippings, and ephemera. The albums were compiled by San Francisco policeman Jesse B. Cook (later Chief of Police and Police Commissioner), and include photographs...

Cook (Jesse Brown) Scrapbooks Documenting San Francisco History and Law Enforcement, ca. 1895-1936

The Jesse Cook scrapbooks consist of thirty-nine volumes containing an estimated 12,000 items, including photographs, newspaper clippings, and ephemera, primarily centering on the history of San Francisco and police activity in the city. The collection is thought to have once...

 
Cooksley (Sidney B.) Papers

Correspondence, 1927-1929, from W.F. Bigelow, W.S.B. Braithwaite, Harriet Monroe, C.C. Dobie, and one unidentified correspondent; clippings and an autograph book with inscriptions from various California writers.

 
Coolbrith (Ina D.) Collection of Letters and Papers

Correspondence; manuscripts of poems, including poems set to music; some accounts; clippings, including a scrapbook of Ambrose Bierce items; programs, invitations and miscellaneous papers.

 
Coolbrith (Ina D.) Papers: Additions

Correspondence; MSS of poems and lectures; poems set to music; printed copies of poems; notes and notebooks; personalia; biographical sketches; tributes to and articles about her; poems dedicated to her; autograph book containing contributions by George Sterling, Joaquin Miller, Xavier...

 
Coolidge (Dane) Papers

Mainly correspondence; manuscripts of his stories, articles and movie scenarios; clippings; some personal accounts; and notebooks. Included also are some papers of his wife, Mary Roberts Coolidge, consisting of correspondence, manuscripts of articles, memoranda books, clippings and reference materials pertaining...

Cooper Ornithological Society Records

The Cooper Ornithological Society Records, 1874-1993, document the organization's history from its origins as a small association of naturalists to its current status as a renowned scientific society with extensive international membership. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence...

 
Correspondencia oficial de Sonora

These are bound volumes of prints made for Professor Sherburne F. Cook in 1940. They include correspondence of Governors Juan de Pineda, Enrique de Grimarest, Alexo García Conde, and Lorenzo Cancio Bonadares; and letter of Juan Bautista de Anza, José...

 
Cranston (Alan) Papers

Includes papers relating to Alan Cranston's pre-Senatorial career, Senate career, and other political activities; also includes personal papers.

 
Critchlow (Edward B.) Papers

Edward Benjamin Critchlow papers consist of letters received, diaries and clippings relating to his career as a lawyer in Salt Lake City. With these are correspondence and papers of various members of the Yardley family, including genealogical information on the...

 
Crockett (Joseph B.) Papers

Correspondence; miscellaneous legal papers; deeds for lands in San Francisco, Contra Costa and Santa Clara Counties. Letters to his wife from San Francisco, 1852-1858, relate to his law practice and to land claims, his association with Page and Bacon, the...

 
Cross (Ira) - California Labor Notes

Consists of notes and research materials which were gathered by Ira B. Cross and his research assistants primarily for his book, History of the labor movement in California. Contains the original typescript from 1909-1932, including manuscript corrections, illustrations, and all...

 
Crowley Maritime Corporation Pictorial Collection

Views of operations of Crowley Maritime Corp., and other shipping companies along the Pacific Coast from California through Washington State; tugboats, steamboats, docks and dock workers, and other nautical scenes; many views at San Francisco. Includes many photographs by the...

 
Crowley Maritime Corporation Records

Contains business records primarily for the early years of the company's operation in the San Francisco Bay Area. Includes ledgers, account books, time books, stockholders records, payroll journals, cash books, pilot books and related material for the Crowley Tugboat and...

 
Crown Zellerbach Corporation Photograph Collection

Includes photos of predecessor and subsidiary companies, mills, forestry and logging, primary manufacturing, products, research, and transportation, as well as company personnel in individual and group portraits. Photographs of company buildings sometimes include manufacturing personnel and office interiors.

 
Crown Zellerbach Corporation Records

The collection contains records of various kinds from sixty-one of the 184 companies which were related in some manner to the parent companies. Minute books, bylaws, financial and stock records, subject and clipping files, a small amount of correspondence, biographical...

Cuban Poster Collection

A collection of Cuban posters built through a cooperative agreement between the University of California, Berkeley and the José Martí National Library of Cuba. The predominant subjects are Cuban culture and international solidarity.

 
Cuneo (Louis) papers

The Louis Cuneo Papers examine the life and interests of a San Francisco Bay Area poet. Cuneo's writings include poetry and prose collections, short stories, a novel, and two plays. The collection includes materials from the first four Berkeley...

 
Custom House (U.S.), San Francisco Records

Correspondence, accounts, powers of attorney for sale of ships and cargoes, bills of sale, certificates (including permit to Louis Le Chard to land a wooden house, 1850, on printed form by California Courier Press) reports and miscellaneous papers.

 
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Dakin (Fred H.) papers

The papers of Fred H. Dakin, California mining engineer and antimony ore buyer for the Texas Mining and Smelting Company. Included are mine files, general correspondence and subject files, field notes and other notebooks, some mining financial records, personalia, and...

 
Dana (Julian) - Photograph and Portrait Collection

Includes copy photographs of 19th century California scenes. Postcard views picture Samoa and other Pacific islands, England, etc. Two drawings and a map reproduction are also included. Some items relate to R.L. Stevenson. 97 portraits of various celebrities and notable...

 
Dana (Julian) Papers

The papers of Julian Dana, newspaperman, columnist, editor, and writer of popular stories and histories of California.

 
Dance Productions - Photographs

Scenes from works by several choreographers, including M. Gage, M. Graham, K. Jooss, E. Selden, D. Humphrey, R. von Laban and others. Most photo credits from New York; a few from Berlin, Dresden and Paris.

 
Daniells (Truman G.) Papers

Correspondence, mss. of articles, clippings and papers relating primarily to his career as editor of the Alameda Daily Argus and the Oakland Tribune. A few papers of his daughter, Lulu (Daniells) Taylor included.

 
Danton (J. Periam) Papers

The J. Periam Danton Papers, 1928-2002, primarily consist of professional correspondence regarding organizational activities within the academic library and international librarianship professions. The collection has been divided into three series: Professional Activities; Writings; and Biographical materials. Correspondence with colleagues and...

 
Darlington (Abraham) Papers

Correspondence; diaries, 1852-1912; accounts, 1852-1890, relating mainly to farming and shopkeeping in El Dorado Co. Include letters from James Patterson, John Dougherty and others re soapstone business and one letter from A.A. Sargent.

 
Data Center Poster Collection

Posters collected by the Data Center of Oakland, Calif., chiefly relating to the politics of Central America, but also including South America, Cuba, Africa and apartheid, American (United States) politics of the 1970s to mid-1990s, American issues of race and...

 
David (F. N.) papers

Documents mainly the professional life of F.N. David, although a scattering of personal items is included. Personal papers include notes and drawings from university course work, a high school autograph book, and some correspondence. Professional papers include curriculum vitae, writings,...

 
Davidson (Donald) Papers

The Donald Davidson Papers, 1935-2003, consist of the correspondence, course notes, writings, professional and administrative records, and research files of Donald Davidson, a world-renowned philosopher who served as a faculty member in the Department of Philosophy at the University of...

 
Davidson (George) Papers

Letters, including family correspondence; diaries; personalia; financial papers; manuscripts of his writings and speeches; notebooks; lecture notes; computations and drawings; subject files; photographs; reports; sketches; maps; clippings. Service with the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Service and with various commissions, governmental...

 
Dawson, Yukon Territory - Scenes

Photographs show various vessels (ships, boats, steamers, barges), the waterfront, many dogsled teams, a hotel, views of the town, a bridge over the Klondike River, ice, hydraulic mining, and a group portrait of men in military uniform.

 
De Quille (Dan) Papers

Letters concerning the Territorial Enterprise, Mark Twain, and the writing of his book on the Big Bonanza ; manuscripts of sketches written for newspapers and magazines; clippings; notes and notebooks; a few papers of other members of his family. The...

 
De Vos (George) papers

Consists of personal and professional correspondence, field notes including Rorschach and Thematic Apperception Test results and tables, lecture notes and other course materials and De Vos' research and writings on cultural psychology and immigration studies.

 
de Vries (Alfred H.) Papers.

This collection was originally part of the Alfred H. de Vries map collection. The map collection is available through UC Berkeley and contains 416 volumes in addition 106 individual sheet maps. This collection consists of original manuscript “Maps and their...

 
De Young Family Business Papers

Contains primarily minutes and material received by members of Boards of Directors for the Chronicle Publishing Company, Ortega Investment Company, and West Tacoma Newsprint Company. Includes the records for the Municipal Properties Company, a small amount of material related to...

Deakin Tract of Mining and Timber Lands, Located in Butte, Plumas and Tehama Counties, California, ca. 1889 - Views

The Deakin Tract album contains 54 photographic prints showing mining and timber lands in Butte, Plumas and Tehama counties, California circa 1889. The photographs are circular, about 6.5 cm. in diameter, and are possibly Kodak I prints. The title of...

Death Valley Automobile Trip

The Death Valley Automobile Trip photograph album containing 76 prints appears to be the record of a sightseeing trip made from Los Angeles to Death Valley in 1926. A written record--in the form of diary entries--is also included and consists...

 
Debreu (Gerard) Papers

The Gerard Debreu papers, 1949-2001, consist of correspondence; professional activities, which include research notes, writing and editorial work, visiting scholar appointments, and speeches; organizational files; course notes; a small amount of papers pertaining to Debreu winning the Nobel Prize; and...

 
DeCelle (Edward) papers

The Edward DeCelle Papers, 1969-2001, includes the correspondence, transaction records and research files of art collector and former San Francisco gallery owner Edward Brooks DeCelle.

 
Deirup (Anne Weymouth) Collection on the Desegregation of Berkeley Schools

The Anne Weymouth Deirup Collection on Desegregation of Berkeley Schools, 1954-1979, consists of reports, newsletters, pamphlets and materials relating to the integration of Berkeley public schools and the fight for racial justice and social change. The collection includes Deirup's correspondence,...

 
Dellums (Cottrell Laurence) Papers

The collection mainly represents C.L. Dellums' years as an International Vice President of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters (BSCP) and contains the organization's records, including correspondence, Executive Board meeting minutes, district administrative papers, agreements with railroad companies, convention proceedings,...

 
Denman (William) Papers

Correspondence; reports; speeches and publications; legal and financial papers; briefs, arguments and other legal documents; copies of judicial opinions; scrapbooks; clippings. Mainly concerning his legal and judicial career, his interest in politics and judicial and electoral reforms, his chairmanship of...

 
Denver (James William) Papers

Consists of personal, political, business and family correspondence of James William Denver and his family. Topics reflect the political focus of Denver and his family, with speculation about political success, discussion of the nuts and bolts of politicking, and the...

 
Derleth, Charles

The Charles Derleth Papers, 1893-1953, include engineering project records, documents from Derleth's tenure at the University of California, Berkeley College of Civil Engineering, a personal scrapbook, scrapbooks from the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, and collected reference materials. Project...

Derleth (Charles) Papers - Photographs of the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, 1868-1908, bulk 1906-1908

The collection consists of four albums of views collected by Charles Derleth of fires and ruins immediately following the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. The albums have been divided by Derleth into 28 subject groupings that include seismographic records, geological views...

 
Deutsch (Monroe E.) Papers

Correspondence, manuscripts, printed items, notes for speeches and articles, and clippings, of the Vice-President and Provost of the University of California. Some relate to the loyalty oath controversy at the University.

 
Deutsch (Monroe E.) Papers: Additions

Include letters to Deutsch; tributes, awards, diplomas, etc.; clippings and scrapbook re an honorary luncheon, Dec. 1947; portfolio with holograph scores by composers Roger Sessions, Ernest Bloch and others; medals; obituaries; some letters of condolence addressed to Mrs. Deutsch.

 
Diamond (Marian Cleeves) Papers

The Marian Cleeves Diamond Papers, 1950-2004, document Diamond's career as a professor of anatomy at the University of California, Berkeley. The bulk of the collection focuses on her over forty year tenure at the University of California. Included are copies...

 
Dibner (Eric) Papers

The Eric Dibner Papers, 1973-1991 (bulk 1975-1985), document Dibner's work as an accessibility expert for persons with disabilities. Dibner was very active in the disability rights movement, and consulted for variety of institutions and organizations, including the University of California,...

 
Dignity/San Francisco Records

Contains administrative files, and worship and liturgy files. Administrative files include correspondence, board and committee meeting minutes, newsletters, newspaper clippings, brochures, and Biennial Convention programs. Worship and Liturgy files include service scripts, schedules, lectionaries, readings, and programs for Sunday service....

 
Dimmick (Kimball H.) Papers

Letters, written mainly to his wife, Sarah Holcomb Dimmick, concerning experiences as a member of Stevenson's regiment, 1846-48, gold mining, as alcalde of San Jose, as district attorney and judge in Los Angeles, 1852-1861. Included also: law licenses and military...

 
Diplomatic Papers of Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

The papers are particularly valuable for two periods: 1728-1732, when Chesterfield was Ambassador at The Hague; and 1743-1748, when he was Ambassador on Special Mission to The Hague, Secretary of State for the North, and Lord Lieutenant of Ireland. An...

 
Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund, Inc., Washington, D.C. Office Records

The Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund, Inc., Washington, D.C. Office Records [1982 – on-going], depicts the leadership of the organization in the course of their struggle to bring comprehensive civil rights to the disabled community. The bulk of the...

 
Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund Records

The Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund Records document the activities and policies of one of the first organizations advocating for civil rights for people with disabilities. The bulk of these records date from the mid-1970s to the mid-1990s....

 
Disability Rights Leadership Archive Video Collection

381 VHS videocassettes, one sound cassette, and transcripts of select video interviews in the collection. The collection is the result of a three-year grant-funded collaboration between the University of San Francisco and Access Video to collect archival documentation on disability,...

Disabled Students' Program Records

The Disabled Students' Program Records, 1965-[on going], consist of materials created or collected by the leaders and administrators of the Disabled Students' Program at the University of California, Berkeley. The collection consists of records of the administration, services, and Susan...

 
Dissolved Companies Files (Great Britain Board of Trade)

Records of British companies, especially mining concerns, which have operated in Western America.

 
Dixon (Maynard) Papers

Originals and photocopies of correspondence with artists, museums and publishers; manuscripts of poems by Dixon; articles by and about him; catalog of paintings and drawings; and autobiographical material. Includes correspondence with: Arizona Highways (magazine), the California State Library, the De...

 
Dobie (Charles C.) Papers

Correspondence; manuscripts of books, short stories, plays and articles; notes; clippings; biographical material and personalia; royalty statements; collected theater and opera programs, 1869-1941; announcements and invitations; Christmas and greeting cards. Correspondents include George Arliss, Gertrude Atherton, Robert Ernest Cowan, George...

Doble (Abner) Papers

The Abner Doble Papers consists of correspondence, drawings, reports, patents, photographs, and notebooks documenting Doble's role in the development of 20th century steam technology. Collection also includes papers relating to the Doble family, several of whom were also engineers and...

Doble Steam Motors Corporation Photograph Collection

Photographs documenting the steam automobiles and engines created by Abner Doble and Warren Doble, especially as part of the Doble Steam Motors Corporation. Pictured are completed automobiles as well as engine and auto parts, photographic copies of design drawings, and...

 
Documentos de la Comisión Confidencial [Vega, Plácido]

These papers, originals and copies, consist of correspondence, documents, accounts, and vouchers relating mainly to General Placido Vega's secret mission to obtain articles of war and funds in San Francisco, California, for the republican government of Benito Juarez in Mexico...

 
Documentos originales para la historia de la Baja California y sobre todo de la Colonia Militar de la Frontera

Collection of papers (originals, drafts, and copies) relating to the establishment, administration, and foreign relations of the Colonia Militar de la Frontera in Lower California, under the command of Manuel Castro and successors. The collection includes correspondence of Castro, Rafael...

 
Documentos para la historia de California

Papers collected by Soberanes for Hubert Howe Bancroft, and used as source material for Bancroft's History of California.

 
Documentos para la historia de California, 1799-1845 [Carillo, Jos]

Correspondence, petitions, and financial records concerning the activities and interests of the Carrillo family.

 
Documentos para la historia de California, 1801-1851 [Carillo, Pedro C.]

Notes and transcripts of letters and documents belonging to Carrillo, made by Thomas Savage for H.H. Bancroft's History of California. They relate mainly to Carrillo's duties as customs officer at San Diego and Santa Barbara.

 
Documentos para la historia de California, 1821-1872 [Coronel, Antonio F.]

Documents relating to the history of California, particularly to the Los Angeles area, including an 1839 census for that area.

 
Documentos para la historia de California, 1827-1858 [Fitch, Henry D.]

Letters and financial papers such as bills of lading, invoices, statements of account, etc., relating to Fitch's commercial transactions and business affairs in San Diego; trading voyages up and down the California coast, to Mexico and to Hawaii; otter hunting...

 
Documentos para la historia de California, 1827-1873 [Avila, Miguel]

Letters, legal documents, land papers, accounts, proclamations, etc., relating primarily to Avila's position as alcalde and as juez at San Luis Obispo and to his claims for extensions to his grant of Rancho San Miguelito.

 
Documentos para la historia de California, 1828-1875 [Castro, Manuel de colección]

Primarily official letters and documents sent to Castro while prefect at Monterey, concerning military events, elections, mission matters, land transactions, Russians in California, quicksilver mining, the Bear Flag Revolt, claims of American citizens against the government, military events in Baja...

 
Documentos para la historia de California, 1846-1847, and especially concerning the Battle of San Pascual: 1846-1876

Correspondence and papers of an army surgeon, relating to his participation in the Battle of San Pasqual, including medical reports for the troops and correspondence with medical, military and naval acquaintances, some touching upon the effects of the gold rush.

 
Documentos para la historia de California, 1878 [Del Valle, Ignacio]

Correspondence and financial materials concerning the del Valle family (1830-1849)

 
Documentos para la historia de California [Bonilla, José M.]

Letters and documents obtained by H.H. Bancroft for his History of California, relating mainly to Bonilla's career as justice and alcalde of San Luis Obispo, and to lands in southern California, particularly those of the Mission San Miguel. A few...

 
Documentos relativos a las misiones del Nuevo Mexico

The prints in this collection are arranged into six legajos and relate chiefly to the missions of New Mexico in the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. They were copied by the Library of Congress for Professor France V. Scholes. He...

 
Documents Concerning Government Affairs in Mexico

The record prints in this collection are of a miscellaneous nature and relate to such topics as Indian affairs, prohibition of pulque, clerical affairs, shipping from Mexican ports, and making beer in Mexico....

 
Documents for the history of Mexico

A great miscellany, from the time of Hernán Cortés through the exploration of the Pacific Coast and the occupation of Texas, the northern provinces, California, to the Gadsden Purchase. From the Archivo General de la Nación, Mexico (AGN).

 
Documents for the history of the conquest of California

Included are copies of 52 documents (letters, decrees, orders, proclamations, etc.) written by Larkin, Manuel Castro, John C. Fremont, John Parrott, Manuel Diaz, Jose Castro, Abel Stearns, Archibald H. Gillespie, William B. Ide, John D. Sloat, Pio Pico, and Juan...

 
Documents Relating to British West Indies

Originals, transcripts, and contemporary copies of documents relating to the government of various islands of the British West Indies: Barbados, St. Lucia, St. Christopher, Nevis, Jamaica, Trinidad, Grenada, and others. Included are proclamations, many pertaining to slaves and free Negroes....

 
Documents relating to Coahuila, Coahuila and Tejas, and Neuvo León y Coahuila

A collection of letters and documents addressed to town officials of Cuatro-Cienegas in Coahuila, transmitting orders and information from departmental and state officials concerning elections; financial, judicial and military matters; municipal government, etc.

 
Documents relating to land transactions in Baja California

Originals and contemporary copies of materials related to land transactions in Baja California, including petitions, grants to Milatovich and others, deeds, receipts, some dise~nos, and related materials. Some pertain to Gochicoa y Compa~nia, a colonizing venture in Baja California.

 
Documents relating to Missions of the Californias

The transcipts in this collection are arranged into two groups. They are titled "Papeles de Lancaster-Jones" and "Papeles del Padre Fischer" and are described in Herbert E. Bolton's Many are letters between José de Gálvez, Junípero Serra, Francisco Palou, and...

 
Documents Relating to Saint-Barthelemy

Transcripts, contemporary copies, and originals, relating to government under the Swedish rule. Included are passports, and proclamations mainly concerning trade and Negroes.

 
Documents Relating to Texas

Correspondence of the viceroys of Mexico, relating to Indian troubles in Texas and mainly to procuring military aid for the province. A few letters pertain to the Louisiana boundaries and to United States intervention in Spanish territories.

 
Documents relating to the Juzgado de Indios

This collection contains record prints of documents selected from the and of the Archivo General de la Nación in Mexico City, by Professor L. B. Simpson....

 
Dohrmann (Fred W.) -- Letters of condolence on his death

This small group of letters of condolence on the death of a prominent San Francisco merchant, sent to and by various members of the family, was given to The Bancroft Library on September 12, 1978 by Mr. the great grandson...

 
Dohrmann (Frederick W.) Family Papers

Collection contains incomplete corporate records from various companies the Dorhmanns were involved in; containing portions of each company's and Mr. Dorhmann's personal records relating to his business interests. These early California department store companies reflect San Francisco business history and...

 
Dolbeer Carson Lumber Company Records

Include records of the Bucksport and Elk River Railroad Company, Humboldt Northern Railway Company and William Carson Estate Company.

 
Dollar (Robert) Papers

Family papers, including diaries, memoirs, and other writings of Robert Dollar; photographs; scrapbooks; clippings; etc., with some material relating to other members of the family. Business records of the Robert Dollar Company and its many divisions including Dollar Steamship Lines,...

Dooley (E. T.) Arbor Villa: the Home of Mr. & Mrs. F. M. Smith, 1902

This collection consists of an album of 47 photoengravings produced from photographs taken by E. T. Dooley in 1902. It features views of Arbor Villa, the residence of Francis Marion Smith, in Oakland, California. Walter J. Mathews was the architect...

Dow (Wallace H.) Souvenir of Blue Lakes, Lake Co., Calif. Views, ca. 1895

This album appears to have been professionally produced as a promotional tool for the Blue Lake area around 1895. It has a title stamped on the cover and printed captions for some of the photographs. These captions are reprinted in...

 
Downey (Sheridan) Papers

Letters, Mss. of his writings and speeches; subject files; scrapbooks; and clippings, relating primarily to his political career as U.S. Senator from California, 1939-1950, with information on his investigation of the Central Valley Project. Included also are a few papers...

Downieville - Panorama ca. 1860-ca. 1870

The Panorama of Downieville, Calif. was taken circa 1870 by an unidentified photographer. The mounted 2-plate albumen photograph pictures an eastward view of the town settled in 1849 by a group of prospectors led by "Major" William Downie, a native...

Drawings of Indians and California Scenery

Includes images of mining camps, mining activities and local Native American peoples chiefly from areas around Sacramento, Marysville, Nevada City, Shasta City and Coloma.

Dressler's Pioneer Place, ca. 1920s

The Dressler's Pioneer Place album contains 21 black and white photographs dating from the 1920s. One photograph is dated September, 1929. Dressler's Pioneer Place was a business and apparent historical museum located at 2282 Fulton Street, Berkeley, California. The Place...

 
Drips (Andrew) Papers

Papers mostly relating to Drips's service as U.S. Indian Agent for the Upper Missouri, 1842-1846, and some for 1851 while Drips was trading for P. Chouteau, Jr., & Co. at their Scotts Bluff post, Fort John. One letter of 1830...

 
Drobish (Harry E.) Papers

Letters, MSS and copies of his writings, drafts of speeches, reports, notes, scrapbooks, and clippings relating to his career as agricultural economist with the State Emergency Relief Administration and U.S. Resettlement Administration and U.S. Resettlement Administration, as California state senator...

Drobish (Harry Everett) Papers - Migrant Labor Camp Photographs, 1935-1936

This collection of 63 photographic prints of various sizes documents migrant labor camps in California. The photographs were taken in 1935-1936, many likely by Harry Everett Drobish. Included are photographs of groups and buildings at the Arvin Migratory Labor Camp...

 
Drury (Wells) Papers

Correspondence, articles and stories by Drury, and newspaper clippings including obituaries.

 
Dubois (Mark) papers

The Mark Dubois Papers document Dubois's work as an environmental advocate over the course of three decades (1970-2002). An avid river rafter, Dubois began his career as an environmental advocate in 1973, co-founding Friends of the River. Dubois went...

 
Dunham, Carrigan and Hayden Records

Ledgers, journals, private journals, consolidated accounts, tax records, business licenses, and related papers of the San Francisco wholesale hardware business.

 
Dyer (Francis J.) Papers

Relate primarily to his free-lance writing and service as U.S. consul. Included are letters addressed to him; copies of a few letters written by him; MSS and clippings of some of his articles; certificates of appointment, membership cards, invitations, memorabilia;...

 
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Early Santa Clara County and Other Views

Primarily views of agriculture, homes, and family groups on picnics and recreational outings in Santa Clara County, Calif. Also included are several Hawaiian scenes (Diamond Head and Queen's Hospital grounds) and views of San Francisco (Cliff House, Sutro Heights, etc.)...

 
Early Tall Buildings: Original Drawing of California Urban Scenes

Drawings were made for two works by Weber, both of which were published under the title: Early tall buildings : a sentimental sketchbook collection. 48 were for the 1988 book bearing the cover title: Early tall buildings from the agricultural...

Earthquake Damage in Santa Barbara, California - Views

This collection contains 32 black and white photographs of the Santa Barbara area, detailing the damage from an earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale June 29, 1925. The photographs were taken by Edwin Rick and another unidentified photographer.

 
Echo Lakes Association Papers

The records of Echo Lakes Association consist of correspondence and other working files related to the concerns of cabin owners regarding a variety of environmental and safety matters. Also includes the files of the Echo Lakes History Project, an oral...

 
Ecology Action Records

The Ecology Action Records consist of the records of a non-profit organization founded by Cliff Humphrey and Chuck Herrick in 1968 in Berkeley, California to promote an ecological life. Included in the collection is correspondence, Humphrey's writings, files relating to...

 
Eggleston (Arthur D.) Papers

Papers relating primarily to Eggleston's career as labor editor on the San Francisco Chronicle. Included are letters from union officials and others interested in the labor scene; a few letters written by him; manuscripts of some of his writings; scrapbooks...

 
Eggleston (William G.) Papers

Papers relating primarily to Eggleston's interests in single tax, direct legislation and other political and economic reform movements. Included are letters written to him and by him; manuscripts of his articles, essays and speeches; notes; reprints of his articles, pamphlets...

 
Eisner (Milton D.) Papers

Consists of papers from the Eisner/Reinstein family and subject files collected by Eisner regarding postal and express services in early California and the West, philatelic and numismatic materials, miscellaneous materials relating to San Francisco and the Bay Area, Californiana, and...

 
Elk River Mill and Lumber Co. Records

Records for one of the early sawmill operations in Humboldt County. Included are cash books, journals, ledgers, timebooks, letter books, invoices, receipts, cargo records, inventories, price lists, etc.

 
Elkus (Albert Israel) Papers

The collection consists primarily of correspondence files containing letters and related material documenting Elkus' career as an educator and a leader in the music and arts community of his time, in particular that of the San Francisco Bay Area. The...

 
Ellis (Henry H.) Papers

Mainly correspondence to Ellis as Chief of Police, San Francisco. Also miscellaneous papers, invitations, programs and tickets.

 
Ellis (P. B.) Papers

The correspondence is primarily with the corporations served; and the papers include organizational records of various companies. Six cartons contain 34 letterfiles of incoming letters, 1903-1923, alphabetically arranged within specified dates. The rest of the collection consists of 6 letterpress...

 
Emanu-El Residence Club of San Francisco records

This collection contains materials relating to the Emanu-El Residence Club for single, working Jewish women. Among the records are correspondence, minutes, bylaws, photographs, reports, agendas, calendars of events, surveys, financial information, organizational histories, membership lists, scrapbooks of clippings, reports of...

 
Eragny Press Records

Records of a London printer. Includes correspondence of Esther L. Pissarro concerning the sale of woodblocks by George Du Maurier and others, and of prints made by her from the blocks; letters from museums in England and America; receipts for...

 
Erskine (Dorothy Ward) Papers

Consists primarily of subject files, arranged alphabetically, concerning early conservation in the San Francisco Bay Area. Some correspondence, notes, and organizational records among the subject files. Of note are the People for Open Space materials and the folders on preservation...

 
Ethics of Intelligence and Weapons Devlopment Oral History Collection

Series of fourteen interviews and related papers with persons in military intelligence and civilians. A wide range of topics is covered, primarily on military and political intelligence, and weapons research with human subjects. Other topics include human radiation experiments, nuclear...

 
Ethnological documents of the Department and Museum of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley

The Ethnological Documents of the Department and Museum of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, is composed of 216 separate collections of varying size, spanning the period 1875 to 1958, with the exception of a Quiché Maya manuscript leaf, dating from...

 
Everson (William) Papers: Additions

Consists of correspondence, manuscripts of both his poetry and prose, and ephemera and business material related to Everson's work as a writer, printer, and university lecturer, as well as his collection of poetry and prose by other writers, and some...

 
Exploratorium Records

Provides a fairly complete history of this innovative museum from its founding in 1969 through the present. The records reflect the central role founder Dr. Frank Oppenheimer played in developing the Exploratorium and sustaining it until his death in 1985....

 
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Falk (Adrien J.) Papers

Materials relating primarily to Falk's civic activities. Includes letters written to him, many of them from prominent men in San Francisco and in the State; copies of some letters written by him; biographical sketches; personalia; awards and citations; photographs; clippings;...

 
Family Service of the East Bay records

Family Service of the East Bay records, 1887-1997, document the work of the organization, from the founding of its parent organization, Associated Charities in 1888 to its termination in 1997. The collection has been divided into seven series based upon...

 
Farm Security Administration, Region IX, San Francisco, Calif.

Contains materials collected by Ralph W. Hollenberg chiefly during his tenure as Acting Director of the Farm Security Administration, Region IX, from 1939 to 1941. Contains administrative records, program files, and farm labor research materials relating to FSA activities...

 
Farquhar (Francis P.) Papers

Materials reflecting his avocations as conservationist, mountaineer, author, and historian. Include letters from friends and colleagues, officials of various government agencies and private organizations, etc., with copies of his replies; and subject files (with mss. of his writings, bibliographies, notes,...

 
Faust (Frederick S.) Papers

Consists of Frederick Schiller Faust's personal and family correspondence, and working papers, spanning his career from the 1910s to his death in 1944, as well as posthumous reviews, articles, and biogrphical studies. The bulk of the collection concerns Faust's writings,...

 
Federal Writers' Project source material on Migratory Labor, District no. 8

Chiefly abstracts, clippings, etc., from various publications concerning agricultural labor, including migratory workers, in Calif., 1849-1939. Correspondence & papers pertaining to the project, included.

 
Fenlon (Roberta F.) papers

The Roberta Fenlon papers, 1939-1986, include records and correspondence relating to her professional activity in various medical and healthcare organizations, most notably her presidency of the California Medical Association (1970-1971), her presidency of the San Francisco Medical Society, and her...

 
Ferlinghetti (Lawrence) Papers

Literary manuscripts: Notes, poetry fragments, single poems, poetry collections, plays, and prose works of fiction and non-fiction, largely holograph mss. and typescripts with holograph revisions; travel journals dating from 1960-1986; notebooks; musical compositions by various composers based on poems of...

 
Ferlinghetti (Lawrence) Papers - Photographs

Portraits and personal snapshots of Lawrence Ferlinghetti throughout his life; his family, friends, and associates; views of City Lights Books (and other North Beach locales); as well as photographs from trips to Europe and Nicaragua. Includes photographs of Allen Ginsberg...

 
Fernández del Castillo y de Mier (Manuel) Papers

Miscellaneous accounts for hacienda belonging to Manuel Fernandez del Castillo y de Mier, whose daughter married Andres Lefebvre. There are journals, ledgers, cash books, and other records which illustrate the management of a typical family estate of that time, including...

 
Field (Stephen J.) Papers

Many of the letters, written when Field was serving on the U.S. Supreme Court, comment on Court decisions and Field's opinions. A few letters, dated earlier, are not addressed to Field.

 
Fieldnotes Concerning Self-help and Consumer Cooperatives

Roughly sorted; Field notes, questionnaires, reports, printed matter, and clippings used in preparation of his doctoral dissertation: Productive enterprises among the unemployed, 1931-1938.

 
Fine Print Records

Consists of press files, editorial files, and production files that document the content of the publication, along with marketing and promotion files, business and financial records, and files from Pro Arte Libri, that document the business side of publishing a...

 
Fineman (Joel) Papers

Collection includes professional and personal correspondence, articles and extensive notes and research regarding Fineman's Shakespearean literary scholarship, emphasizing the principles of contemporary psychoanalysis and structuralism as tools of criticism.

 
Fischer (Emil) Papers

Correspondence; manuscripts, including drafts of his autobiography; reprints of his writings; subject files relating to his research and to work during World War I, and to professional activities; laboratory notebooks, his own and those of his students; clippings; photographs; and...

 
Fish Family Papers

Scrapbook of letters, clippings, etc., chiefly from Charles Fish, his brother, Lafayette, and sisters, Caroline and Cornelia, to members of their family. Many relate to ranching in Contra Costa Co., and to bringing of large herds of sheep overland in...

 
Fisher (Lillian E.) Papers

Consists primarily of research manuscripts for Fisher's scholarly writings regarding Latin American history and society, as well as manuscripts for her works of fiction. In addition, the collection contains letters written by Fisher to her mother and others, particularly during...

 
Fisher (Lillian E.) Research Materials relating to Mexico

The Lillian Estelle Fisher Research Materials relating to Mexico consist of transcriptions from documents housed in the Archivo General de Indias in Spain and in the Archivo General de la Nacion in Mexico city.

 
Fisk (Charles Frederick) papers

Papers of Charles Frederick Fisk, rancher in Corcoran, California, land developer, mainly in the Tulare Basin area of California, and mine owner in Calaveras County, California.

Fiske (George), Views of Yosemite, ca. 1880-1890

The Views of Yosemite album contains 68 photographic prints taken by George Fiske, likely in the 1880s. The photographs are mainly of Yosemite Valley in the winter. Views include Black Spring, domes from Columbia Rock, Inspiration Point, El Capitan Bridge,...

 
Fitch Family Papers

Correspondence and documents pertaining mainly to land claims, some to Rancho Sotoyomi. Also accounts of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Delano Fitch.

 
Fitch (George K.) Papers

Correspondence and newspaper clippings relating mainly to the San Francisco Call and the Bulletin, and to California politics and railroads; legal and financial papers concerning the Sacramento Times and Transcript; reports on San Frncisco water supply; biographical sketchs of Fitch;...

 
Fixel (Lawrence) Papers

The Lawrence Fixel papers consist of extensive correspondence (outgoing and incoming) with many notable literary figures, family correspondence, his journals and notebooks, writings, and professional and personal papers.

Flamm (Roy) Photographs of Buildings Designed by Bernard Maybeck

The Roy Flamm Photographs of Buildings Designed by Bernard Maybeck were taken apparently for the purpose of illustrating a University of California at Berkeley memorial exhibition on Maybeck's work following the architect's death in 1957.

 
Flanner (Hildegarde) Papers

Correspondence, manuscripts of writings, reviews, lectures, and journals (1925-83). Besides Hildegarde Flanner's papers the collection also includes letters and sheet music (printed and manuscript) by her sister, Mary E. Flanner.

 
Floating Island Publications Records

The Floating Island Publications Records document the works published by this small press, which was located in Point Reyes Station, CA, from 1976-1996.

Flory (David P.) Collection of San Francisco Earthquake and Fire Views

Collection contains snapshot photographic prints taken in San Francisco, perhaps by David P. Flory, following the earthquake and fire of 1906.

 
Floyd-Jones Family Correspondence

The Floyd-Jones Family Papers, 1848-1878, consists of correspondence between the various members of the Floyd-Jones family written in the late 19th century. Fourteen individuals have letters in the collection, including all of the members of the immediate Floyd-Jones family. Three...

 
Foley (Donald and Katharine) Collection of Penguin Books : 1935-1965

Includes more than 2,550 Penguin books published from 1935 through 1965, as well as about 175 reference items–books, serials, catalogs, and articles.

 
Foley (Donald and Katharine) Collection of Penguin Books : post 1965

Collection includes about 570 Penguin books published after 1965.

 
Folsom Prison Views

Views of canal, guard house, power house, dining hall, miscellaneous buildings, prisoners at work, and a composite portrait of 7 prisoners "who made the break at Folsom in 1893."

 
Fonte y Hernández de Miravete (Pedro J.) Documents

A collection of papers, mostly originals or certified contemporary copies, relating to the installation and activites of Fonte as Archbishop of Mexico, the majority addressed to or written by him, in Spanish, Latin, and Italian. The first major portion of...

 
Forest History Interviews

Typed transcripts of oral history interviews with various persons in the lumber industry, especially the Pacific Northwest and the redwood region of California. The Bancroft Library in 1959 was named one of the Society's depositories in a continuing project.

 
Forester (C.S.) Papers

The C.S. Forester Papers (1940-1964, bulk undated) contain manuscripts for Forester's writings in a variety of genres, both published and unpublished. Most materials appear to be final typescripts, although some works exist in multiple or corrected drafts.

 
Fort Vancouver and the Pacific Northwest Coast

Views of the Pacific Northwest, including Fort Vancouver (exterior and interior), Washington (including Puget Sound), and Oregon (including Columbia River)

 
Foster (George McClelland) Papers

The George McClelland Foster papers (1934-2005) consist of Foster's professional materials, which represent a prodigious career in anthropology. The collection contains correspondence; consulting files from various agencies concerned with health and development issues worldwide, such as the Agency for...

 
Foulk (George C.) Papers

Personal and official papers, chiefly as Naval Agent and Charge d'Affaires, U.S. Legation, Korea, and as representative, American Trading Company, in Japan. Includes a copy of a letter from President Chester A. Arthur. A diary, 1884, of travel in Korea,...

Framed Items From The Collections Of The Bancroft Library

310 framed items from the collections of The Bancroft Library. Includes paintings, drawings, prints and photographs dating from the late 1600s to the mid-1970s. Subject matter is chiefly California scenes, events, towns and landmarks, as well as numerous portraits of...

 
Franchesci (Francesco) Papers

Correspondence, manuscripts of his writings, and lists of plants relating to his work in acclimatizing plants in Santa Barbara, and in maintaining a nursery of exotic plants. Some later correspondence for the Montarioso Nursery, Aug. 1913-1918, included.

 
Free Speech Movement Participants Papers

Consists of small collections and single items donated by participants in the Free Speech Movement (FSM) to the FSM Digital Project over a three year period, 1998-2001. Includes letters, writings, pamphlets, leaflets, programs, songbooks, and ephemera.

 
Freedman (Ted) Papers

Correspondence with private and small press owners; records of his press, The Platen Press, in Orinda; clippings, including some on labor unions. Contains material on the Rounce and Coffin Club and the William Morris Society.

 
Freeman (Frank N.) Papers

Correspondence and manuscripts of Dean of School of Education, University of California, relating to education, to junior college conferences, and to the publication of the 1947 handbook for the National Society for the Study of Education.

 
Freeman (Paul) Video Project and Papers

Series 1 contains video cassettes of field trips to rock art sites in California and elsewhere with supporting documentation. Series 2 contains video and files regarding Ethnopsychiatry, a term coined by George Devereux, which reflects Freeman's professional interests in Transcultural...

 
Fremont Family Papers, circa 1839-1927

Part I: papers of John C. Fremont, his wife, Jessie, and their children, Elizabeth, Francis and John, including correspondence, memoirs, clippings, scrapbooks and miscellaneous items. Part II: notes, clippings and transcripts of papers collected by Allan Nevins in preparing his...

 
French (Levi R.) Letters to his Family

Letters detailing aspects of his life in California, first as a gold miner, and later as a businessman. A few early letters (1850-1852) detail his life and relatively unsuccessful exploits in the gold fields. Most of the letters (1852-54), however,...

French political campaign posters

Chiefly textual posters (broadsides) collected in the Left Bank of Paris during the 1936 elections. Posters represent various candidates and parties. Included are the Communist Party (Parti Communiste), the Centre de Propagande des Republicains Nationaux, miscellaneous anti-communist, anti-fascist, or anti-popular...

 
French-Glenn Ranch Records

Ledgers, cash books, and miscellaneous accounts, primarily for ranches in Glenn and Colusa counties in California.

Fricot (D.) Grass Valley and Vicinity by

The Grass Valley and Vicinity collection contains 56 photographic prints taken circa 1894 by Désiré Fricot.

 
Fritz (Emanuel) Papers

Papers of California forester Emanuel Fritz.

 
Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies records

The collection contains the general office and editorial files for , a scholarly journal edited by Kathi George. The journal was first published by the Women's Studies Program of the University of Colorado, Boulder, later by the Women's Studies Programs...

 
Fruchtbringende Gesellschaft Collection

Collection of manuscript documents, engravings, and other pictorial material chiefly from the 17th century relating to the activities and membership of the Fruchtbringende Gesellschaft, the earliest German learned society, founded in 1617.

 
Fryer (John) Papers

Correspondence (including letters from George Davidson, Benjamin I. Wheeler and Charles W. Woodworth); MSS of his writings and lectures; lecture notes and course material; and clippings. relating to his study of China and the Chinese and to his career as...

 
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Gaffey (John T.) Papers

Materials relate mainly to activities in the Democratic party; Los Angeles civic organizations, including the Free Harbor League and the Federated Tax Reduction Leagues of Los Angeles County; business interests in Los Angeles, Texas, and Mexico.

 
Galloway (John D.) Papers

Correspondence, clippings, and miscellaneous promotional material relating to his participation in the Hoover presidential campaigns, and to his efforts to obtain gifts from various sources for the Lick Observatory.

 
Gardner (David Pierpont) papers

Contains personal, professional, and family papers (including correspondence and papers of his wife, Libby Gardner) of David Pierpont Gardner, including writings, speeches, correspondence, committee papers, and photographs.

 
Gaytes (Herbert) Photograph Collection

Locations photographed include: Chicago, Mexico, Salt Lake City, Alaska, and many locales in the American West and Southwest, with California views predominating. California locations include Oakland and the San Francisco area, Sierra Nevada scenes, and mining districts. In addition to...

 
Gayton (A.H.) Papers

The A.H. Gayton Papers contains material relating primarily to her work as an anthropologist at the University of California, Berkeley and especially to her research on the Yokuts Indians in California, including correspondence to and from other anthropologists, field notes,...

 
Gentry (Helen) and David Greenhood Papers

The Helen Gentry and David Greenhood Papers, 1748-1988 (bulk 1930-1980) contain materials relating to Gentry's career as a printer and designer, and Greenhood's work as a writer.

 
Geological Survey of California Papers

Fieldnotes and memoranda; notebooks concerning geological data, fossils, meteorology, roads and surveys; sketches, diagrams and parts of maps bound together with some items; reprints of scientific reports and other materials related to the survey are also included.

George E. Hyde & Co. Canning Operations, 1915-1921

The album contains 17 photographic prints taken of the George E. Hyde & Co. canning operations between 1915 and 1921. The album includes a panoramic view of the George E. Hyde & Co. works, with various buildings labeled. Other views...

 
German Diplomatic service papers in Mexico : ms.

Box 1: Correspondence and papers of Mexican officials with the consuls in Mexico City of Frankfurt, Bremen, and various German towns. Box 2: Outgoing correspondence of Etienne Benecke, consul of Prussia and later of Germany, 1850-1876, and other papers, 1838-1871,...

German poster and broadside collection, chiefly from the Nazi party during the Second World War

Chiefly Nazi propaganda material, including handbills, broadsides, and illustrated broadsides as well as posters. Many items are specifically anti-British or anti-American. A few items promoting other political parties during earlier German elections of the 1930s are present....

 
Gerstley (James Mack and Elizabeth Lilienthal) family papers and photographs

The collection consists of the papers, scrapbooks, photographs, and photo albums of the family of James Mack and Elizabeth Lilienthal Gerstley. The family papers include some correspondence, a small amount of material from James Mack Gerstley's tenure at Borax, and...

Ghirardelli Co. Photograph Album of Chocolate Manufacturing Process, ca. 1919

The D. Ghirardelli Co. Photograph Album of Chocolate Manufacturing Process contains 56 photographic prints taken of the D. Ghirardelli Company chocolate factory in San Francisco circa 1919. The album features views of the factory grounds, machinery, packaging areas, stock rooms,...

 
Ghirardelli Square Architectural Records

Includes architectural drawings, clippings, photographs, proposals, and other materials documenting the history and the development of the Ghirardelli Square commercial area in San Francisco. Volume 4 includes five photographs of the Ghirardelli pavilion at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition and one...

 
Goddard (Clark M.) Photograph Collection of California Views

Family scenes including many photos of children, residences in Oakland, Calif. area, ships and shipping, logging, railroads, cyclists, picnics, Yosemite, San Francisco Bay area and other locales in California. Some non-California views taken on trips, including Hawaii in 1892. Many...

 
Gold (Herbert) Papers

The Herbert Gold papers consist of writings (articles, essays, fiction, non-fiction, interviews, plays, poetry, screenplays, journals and notes), correspondence, legal files, news clippings and audio/visual materials which span the length of Gold's literary career.

 
Goldberg (Rube) Papers

Correspondence; over 5000 original drawings for comic strips and for editorial cartoons covering national political campaigns, World War II, and postwar international and domestic affairs; clippings; scrapbooks; Mss. of articles, stories and songs; books written by him; photographs; records; film;...

Golden Gate Bridge - Construction Photographs, 1933-1934

The Golden Gate Bridge construction photographs were taken between 1933 and 1934. Some of the 2,054 photographs are stamped "Gabriel Moulin Photo." The other photographers are unknown. The collection is a thorough documentation of every phase of construction of the...

 
Goldman (Richard N. and Rhoda H.) papers

The Richard and Rhoda Goldman papers document the lives and contributions of two of the most important figures in twentieth-century philanthropy. The papers are divided into 7 series: Personal and Family Papers; Richard Goldman's Chronological File, Richard Goldman's Travel Files;...

 
Goldschmidt (Richard B.) Papers

Letters written to him by colleagues and friends, some relating to his scientific work in Germany; copies of letters written by him; manuscripts of his writings; speeches and course lectures; notebooks; bibliography; publications about him, including eulogies and biographical material;...

Gomez de la Cortina Family Stereograph Collection, ca. 1870-1906

The Gomez de la Cortina collection consists of 32 stereographs collected by the Gomez de la Cortina family, apparently on a tour of the United States. The stereographs date from 1870-1906. The stereographs are photographic prints, except number 24, which...

 
Goodman and Levy family papers and scrapbooks

The papers and scrapbooks of the Goodman and Levy families of El Paso, Texas, Nashville, Tennessee, and the San Francisco Bay Area.

 
Goodrich-Blanding Family Photographs

Portraits of family and friends filed in Portrait boxes. Additional miscellaneous file includes portraits of Goodrich-Blanding, Hesketh and Pacheco families, many taken abroad. 1 album of family snapshots, consisting primarily of family and friends at home at Belvedere (in Marin),...

 
Goodspeed (Thomas H.) Papers

Primarily copies of letters written by Goodspeed and his associate, Helen-Mar Wheeler, to various botanists, museums, botanical gardens, government agencies; and replies, exchanging information on tobacco, plant specimens, and viable seed. Some comment on response of tobacco to X-rays. Appended...

 
Gordon (Laura) Papers

Correspondence relating to her career as newspaper woman and lawyer in California and to her work on behalf of woman suffrage movement at the state and national levels; clippings; ephemeral material re politics and the suffrage movement; miscellaneous papers.

 
Governor's Commission on the Los Angeles Riots records

Records of the Governor's Commission on the Los Angeles Riots, a body created by California Governor Edmund G. Brown on August 24, 1965 to conduct a thorough investigation of that summer's riots in Los Angeles.

 
Grabhorn Press Records

Contains correspondence, job, and project files including manuscripts, illustrations, and galleys, with various incomplete segments and trial pieces. The Grabhorns' correspondence with authors, artists, and other printers relates chiefly to the work of the Press, but also includes two letters...

 
Grass Valley Daily Union Records

Consists of business records from 1866 to 1937, relating to subscriptions, circulation statistics, and advertising, as well as financial operations of the newspaper, including daybooks, ledgers, cash blotters, invoices, cashbooks, and journals. Only one ledger (relating to subscriptions, 1894-1895) documents...

 
Graupner Family Papers

Letters, mss. of writings, reports, notes, scrapbooks and clippings of Adolphus E. Graupner and his wife, Annabel Elise (Wenzelburger) Graupner, relating to his law career and other activities involving the American Legion and the Republican party, and to her involvement...

Graves (Roy D.) Pictorial Collection, ca. 1850-ca. 1968

The Roy D. Graves Pictorial Collection contains circa 23,100 photographic prints classified and arranged by Graves into 96 volumes. Graves began collecting photographs circa 1902, and continued to develop his collection until his death in 1971. The general subject areas...

 
Grayson (Andrew J.) Papers

Pt.I Letters written to and by Grayson and his wife; diary of overland journey to California, 1846; field notebooks; manuscripts of his writings; water colors of birds of California and Mexico; photographs; and clippings relating primarily to his ornithological studies....

Greed (Motion Picture) - Photographs from the Erich von Stroheim Production, Adapted from Frank Norris' McTeague (February to October, 1923)

The Production Photographs from "Greed" album contains 46 black and white photographic prints taken in 1923 during the production of the film Greed. The album consists primarily of production stills taken by Warren Lynch, a Hollywood still photographer of the...

 
Grice (H. Paul) papers

The H. Paul. Grice Papers (1947-1989) consist of publications, unpublished works, and correspondence from the notable English philosopher of language H. Paul Grice, during his years as Professor Emeritus at Oxford until 1967 and the University of California, Berkeley until...

 
Griffith (Benjamin G.) Letters - Alaskan Photographs

Includes views of Ketchikan, Juneau, Yakutat, Yakutaga; various glaciers, icebergs, settlements, and canneries; fishing on the Naknek River; and coastal views.

 
Griffiths (Farnham P.) papers

The papers of Farnham P. Griffiths include correspondence and subject files documenting Griffiths' personal and professional life. Included are materials regarding family history, his education, his work with the University of California, records of the Maritime Law Association and...

Grinnell (Joseph and Hilda W.) Papers

Consists of materials reflecting the Grinnell's work in the fields of natural history and ecology. The bulk of the collection is made up of diaries, field notes, and materials relating to early conservation efforts in California. Also included are drafts...

 
Grinnell (Joseph) Papers

Correspondence, accounts and manuscripts, relating mainly to the activities of the Cooper Ornithological Club and its publication, The Condor, and to the collection, preservation and identification of zoological specimens in Alaska and California.

 
Grinnell Naturalists Society Records

Records of organization founded by students and staff members of the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, including correspondence, minutes of meetings, file of newsletter, accounts, responses to questionnaires, etc.

 
Grunsky Family Papers

The Grunsky Family Papers consist of correspondence, documents, diaries, notebooks, and professional papers. Correspondence from German immigrant Charles (Carl) Grunsky and his first wife, Clotilde Camerer, describes California during and after the gold rush to family in Germany (written in...

Guayule Rubber Industry in Salinas, California, ca. 1942

This collection consists of an album of 44 photographic prints, plus ephemera, of the guayule rubber industry in Salinas, California, circa 1942. The photographer is unknown. Included in the photographs are images of workers planting, harvesting and manufacturing the guayule;...

Guerra (de la) Family Photographs

Mainly 19th century studio portraits of members of the de la Guerra family of Santa Barbara, California.

 
Gulbrandsen (Peter) Papers

Correspondence reflecting his interests in various humanitarian and liberal causes and in Scandinavian (particularly Danish) organizations, his association with the Society of Friends, and his writing and translating; manuscripts and clippings of articles written by him; biographical sketches and personalia;...

 
Gump family papers

Papers of the Gump family of San Francisco, consisting of family correspondence and other personal documents as well as some Gump's Department Store correspondence and business records.

 
Gundlach (Anita Hinz) Papers

Primarily the papers of Anita Hinz Gundlach, the collection contains correspondence, memorabilia and family papers, documenting the history of the Gundlach and Hinz families. Both families were influential members of the German immigrant community in San Francisco and Sonoma Valley...

 
Gunn (Thom) papers

The Thom Gunn Papers consist of correspondence, personal papers (diaries and scrapbooks detailing his life and career), notebooks of poetry and prose, writings (both poetry and prose), professional papers, teaching materials, writings by other poets and authors, and a small...

 
Gwin (William M.) Papers

Mainly correspondence relating to political affairs in Mississippi, California and Mexico, to property in Panama for the Isthmus Pacific Railway, and to Choctaw and Chickasaw Indian claims. Includes letters from Jefferson Davis, 1875.

 
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Haas (Elise S.) Family Papers

Contains correspondence, personal and family papers, providing an intimate account of several generations of this distinguished San Francisco family. The bulk of the collection dates from 1893 to 1990, and focuses on the immediate family of Elise and Walter A....

 
Haas (Elise S.) Family Photographs

The Elise Stern Haas Family Photograph Collection contains circa 5,700 photographic prints taken from ca. 1855 to ca. 1987. The collection also contains circa 660 negatives, and circa 65 postcards, drawings, manuscripts, slides and other miscellaneous items. Compiled by Elise...

 
Hagedorn (Jessica Tarahata) Papers

The Jessica Tarahata Hagedorn Papers, 1974-2006, consist of drafts of her works, public relations materials, contracts and agreements, notes, and correspondence. The materials relate to her major or minor works, or are directly relevant to Jessica Hagedorn's career as a...

Hagemeyer (Johan) Photograph Collection

The Johan Hagemeyer Photograph Collection comprises the bulk of what was the photographer's personal archive at the time of his death in 1962. The collection contains approximately 6,785 photographic prints and negatives, and spans from his earliest known amateur work...

 
Hague (John M.) Mining Reports

Mining reports produced and collected by John M. Hague, geologist for the New Jersey Zinc Company.

 
Hall (Harvey Monroe) Papers

Consists of the papers of Harvey Monroe Hall, his wife Carlotta Case Hall and their daughter Martha Hall Niccolls. The papers of Harvey Monroe Hall contain correspondence, notes, reprints and newspapers clippings relating to his family life and his career...

 
Hall (Wm. Ham.) papers

The William Hammond Hall Papers, consist of correspondence, writings, diaries, maps, photographs, notes, and clippings recording the fifty year career of a pioneer in the fields of irrigation, reclamation, and conservation.

 
Halleck, Peachy & Billings Records

Correspondence and papers relating to land and land litigation (including original documents and disenos, and transcripts) and to various legal cases, some concerning Chinese immigration, ships, and the funding bill in San Francisco; accounts; and tax records. Also included: correspondence...

 
Hammond (George P.) papers

The George P. Hammond Papers document the life and career of a Southwestern U.S. historian, who was director of the Bancroft Library from 1946-1965, and who wrote and published numerous books based on Spanish documents, as well as the history...

Hare (Alice I.) Photograph Collection

The Hare collection contains 575 silver gelatin prints, taken by Mrs. Hare circa 1900-1910. Most of the photographs were taken in and around the Santa Clara Valley region of Northern California, especially in the vicinities of Santa Clara and San...

Hart (Alfred A.) Stereograph Collection Relating to the Central Pacific Railroad, circa 1866-1869

Includes views of the construction of the Central Pacific Railroad in California, Nevada, and Utah, including the driving of the Golden Spike.

 
Hart (James D.) Papers

The James D. Hart Papers are the professional files of an educator and director of The Bancroft Library. Born in San Francisco in 1911, Hart was a fifth generation Californian with a passion for books and fine printing. His scholarly...

 
Hart-Clark Correspondence and Family Papers

Mainly letters of Jerome A. Hart, editor of the Argonaut, and Alice Ann Clark, re editorial work and San Francisco social life in the 1890's. Some Clark family correspondence, 1869-1873, included.

 
Harte (Bret) Collection of Letters and Papers

Contains correspondence and writings. Correspondence includes outgoing letters, one incoming letter and several letters about Bret Harte. Correspondents include John H. Carmany, Harte's wife, Anna Griswold Harte, James Osgood, Elisha Bliss, Jr., Thomas Starr King and Lady Gregory. Writings include...

 
Hartnell (William E.) Papers

Mainly correspondence and accounts of John Begg & Co. and McCulloch, Hartnell & Co. Also letterbook, 1822-1824 (photocopy only) of letters from Hartnell, relating to trade with missions, letters to family, and accounts. Miscellaneous letters and papers relating to land...

Harvesting Beans, Madera County, Calif., 1900

The Harvesting Beans album contains seven photographic prints taken in 1900 by an unidentified photographer. The album features scenes of unidentified Indian women performing various harvesting activities in an unspecified location of Madera County. The photographs also picture papooses, children...

 
Hassid (William Z.) Papers

Letters written to Hassid and copies of letters by him; manuscripts of speeches and papers; and reprints of articles documenting his career as a professor in the College of Agriculture and the Department of Biochemistry at the University of California,...

 
Hastings (John R.) Papers

Primarily letters from William R. Hearst and other members of his staff, and copies or drafts of Hastings' replies. Hastings was editor of the New York Journal, 1906-26, and supervising editor of several newspapers in the Hearst Service, 1926-42. Included...

 
Havens (Frank C.) Papers

Relating mainly to his real estate developments in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, Calif., and association with Francis Marion ("Borax") Smith, Wm. J. Dingee and Horace W. Carpentier. Records for the Piedmont Development Company, Hotel Claremont Company, Realty Syndicate, Peoples'...

 
Hawaii - Photographs

Contains views of streets, residences and other buildings in Honolulu; town views (Waimea and Koloa), and native houses and other scenes from Kauai.

 
Hawaiian Views

Primarily views of Hawaii, including Punahou (school and other sites); Honolulu buildings and streets; Hilo residences; Kilauea crater and lava flow of 1881. One photo of Cooper Medical School in San Francisco, California is also present.

 
Hawthorne Family Papers

Primarily papers of Julian Hawthorne (correspondence, MSS of his writings and his poetry, journals and notebooks, scrapbooks, clippings, etc.), with a few papers also of his first wife, Minnie (Amelung) Hawthorne, and his second, Edith (Garrigues) Hawthorne. Included also are...

Hazeltine (M. M.), Mendocino County Photographs, circa 1867-1869

Views of Mendocino and vicinity show views of the town (residences, public buildings), lumber mills and related scenes, surrounding scenery, and an Indian village (showing teepees made of scrap lumber).

Hearst (George and Phoebe Apperson) Papers

Contains personal and business papers of George Hearst and his wife, Phoebe Apperson Hearst. A small portion of the collection relates to Mr. Hearst, a rancher, mining tycoon, and politican. His papers include correspondence, illustrated mining notes and reports, bills...

 
Hearst (Millicent Willson) papers

The Millicent Willson Hearst Papers, 1914-1947 (bulk 1926-1935), contain social correspondence; charity files; real estate files for property in New York, Florida and Georgia; financial files; and personal and household expense files.

 
Hearst (William Randolph) Jr. Papers

Consists of 19 bound scrapbooks, correspondence and clippings chronicling the career of William Randolph Hearst, Jr. Born in New York City Jan. 27, 1908 to newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst and Millicent Willson Hearst. In 1928 he began his career...

 
Hearst (William Randolph) Papers

Consists of a portion of William Randolph Hearst's business and personal office files primarily for the years 1927-1929, 1937-1938, and 1944-1947. The papers present an overview of of Hearst's newspaper empire and his management and editorial styles; provide a glimpse...

 
Heizer (Robert Fleming) Papers

Heizer directed important field work in the Sacramento Valley of California, near Lovelock, Nevada, and the Mayan sites of La Venta, Tabasco, Mexico and Abaj Takalik, Guatemala. He published more than 500 books and articles concerning archaeology and anthropology. He...

 
Henderson (Randall) Papers

The Randall Henderson Papers (1905-1981, bulk 1930-1970) comprise correspondence, manuscripts, and printed materials relating to Henderson's professional and personal life. Of particular note are Henderson's activities as editor of and other publications, his work as a desert conservationist, and...

 
Heney (Francis J.) Papers

Contains mostly correspondence concerning Oregon land fraud cases, the San Francisco graft prosecutions, the Progressive Movement, and the Democratic Party in California. Some correspondence is addressed to Mrs. Heney, C.W. Cobb (Heney's law partner), and a few others. Also includes...

Hesse (Frederick Godfrey) Papers

Certificate of appointment as professor of mathematics in the U. S. Navy, signed by Abraham Lincoln; biographical data; letters of condolence to his children; and obituaries.

 
Heyneman (Julie H.) Collection - Pictorial Material

Predominantly photographs or reproduction prints relating to Heyneman's own art and the works of other artists. Images include works of John Singer Sargent, snapshots of his home and studio on Tite St. (London), and views of the artist at work....

 
Heyneman (Julie H.) Papers

Correspondence, manuscripts of some of her writings, clippings and photographs. Relating mainly to her study of art and her travels in Europe, her association with prominent English artists and writers, and her work with California House and Kitchener Houses during...

 
Hibernia Bank Records

Consists primarily of organizational records, including bylaws and Board of Directors' meeting minutes, 1862-1950 (v.4- 49). A few cash receipt books, 1859-1861, mortgage tax receipt books and indexes from the 1860s and 1870s, and a sampling of passbooks and other...

 
Hilder (Lara) and Peter Liederman papers

The Lara Hilder and Peter Liederman Papers document the couple’s environmental and nuclear disarmament activities with the Sierra Club from 1985 to 1994. These efforts focused mainly on campaigns to include nuclear disarmament in the Sierra Club’s policy agenda and...

 
Hillers (John K.) Collection - Photographs of Zuni, Hopi and Navaho Country

Includes portraits of Indians and views of pueblo dwellings. Primarily identified as Zuni, Moki (Hopi), and Navajo tribes.

 
Historic Preservation Survey Data Sheets

Data sheets with information on architecturally and historically significant buildings erected prior to 1917 in Alameda County. Also includes the data sheets for the 125 buildings, in Alameda and Contra Costa counties, chosen to be photographed for Dave Bohn's "East...

History of the City Hall and Civic Center by T.B. McGinnis, 1912-1918

The History of the City Hall and Civic Center photo album contains 119 photographic prints as well as various municipal reports and records, all dated from 1912-1918, which document the construction and early use of San Francisco's City Hall, Exposition...

 
Hittell Family Papers

Primarily papers of lawyer and author Theodore H. Hittell--letters, journal of voyage to California, 1855, biographical sketches, legal papers, and MSS of his writings (including unpublished account of Walker's Nicaragua filibuster and history of California Academy of Sciences); some papers...

 
(Hochschild) Gerhard P. papers

The Gerhard P. Hochschild papers (1941-2004) consist primarily of Hochschild's correspondence with mathematicians and notes from courses taught at the University of California, Berkeley. Also included are corrected reprints of his published manuscripts and articles and manuscript notes relating to...

 
Hodgen (Margaret T.) Papers

Papers contain correspondence reviews, notes, and maps chiefly relating to Hodgen's work and publications in sociology, with a few letters pertaining to the loyalty oath controversy at the University of California. However, the bulk of the collection consists of her...

 
Hoffman (Claire G.) Papers

The Claire Giannini Hoffman Papers (1887-1997) consist of correspondence; biographical materials, including writings related to economic issues, clippings about Hoffman, the Bank of America, and her father, Amadeo Peter Giannini; and a small amount of family papers.

 
Hollister Collection - Photographs

1969.042: Photographs relate to activities of the Hollister family. Views include various Hollister residences and family members, general views of Santa Barbara (including the mission), the Montecito School for Girls, and other area buildings. Many views show Glen Annie, the...

 
Holmes (Samuel Jackson) Papers

The Samuel J. Holmes papers, 1868-1964, include correspondence, manuscript drafts, research files, notes, and biographical materials documenting the career and family life of Samuel J. Holmes, a professor in the Department of Zoology at the University of California from...

 
Holway (Ruliff S.) Photograph Collection

Primarily views relating to the geology of California. Includes photographs of agriculture, glaciers, the Sierra Nevada, geological formations, earthquake effects, Mt. Lassen eruption, etc.

Honeyman (Robert B., Jr.) - Collection of Early Californian and Western American Pictorial Material

The Robert B. Honeyman Jr. Collection of Early Californian and Western American Pictorial Material is comprised of over 2300 items, with formats and media ranging from original oil paintings, watercolors, drawings, lithographs, engravings, etchings, lettersheets, clipper cards, and ephemera, to...

 
Hooker Family Papers - Portraits, Drawings and Photographs

Portraits include Katharine Putnam Hooker and family, Putnam, Yates and Whitney family members, and others. Photographs relating to the Hooker family show California missions, outdoor scenes, homes and estates, and travel pictures from other U.S. locations. Negatives show Yosemite, Hetch...

 
Hoppe (Arthur Watterson) Papers

The papers of Art Hoppe, long-time political columnist and satirist for the San Francisco Chronicle.

 
Hopper (James M.) Papers

Mainly manuscripts of his short stories and articles, including those written while foreign correspondent, World War I; some correspondence; tear sheets; clippings; photographs; copies of poems written by George Sterling and by Nora May French.

Hotel Del Monte, ca. 1910 - Views

The Views of the Hotel Del Monte album contains 27 photographic prints taken circa 1910. The primary subject of the album is the Hotel Del Monte, the lavish 126-acre Swiss Gothic resort constructed in Monterey, California in 1880 by the...

 
Hotels and Apartment Buildings of the San Francisco Bay Area

Photographs show exteriors and surrounding street scenes of hotels (and apartment buildings) in San Francisco, Oakland, and Berkeley. All addresses are identified. Some views include motor vehicles, pedestrians, and businesses. Album was probably compiled for promotional purposes, illustrating reconstruction after...

 
Houseworth's Celebrities: Theater Portraits

Portraits of actors and actresses.

 
Howard (John G.) Papers

The John Galen Howard papers span the years 1874-1954 (bulk 1888-1931). It contains correspondence, diaries, drafts and manuscripts of poems, transcripts of speeches, articles, and course lectures, relating to Howard's career as an architect, a professor, and a poet. The...

 
Howard (John G.) Pictorial Collection

The John Galen Howard Pictorial Collection contains personal papers, including photographs and sketches of Howard and his wife, Mary Robertson Bradbury; and project records, including photographs from various commercial, religious, educational, and residential projects in California, Washington, New York and...

 
Howard (Sidney C.) Papers - Photographs

1970.025: 1 box of family photographs including children, portraits, weddings, etc. Also, portraits of Sidney Coe Howard,Leopoldine and Lara Eames Howard, Walter Damrosch, Marc Connelly, and Fanny Brice. -- 1970.026: Photographs relating to World War I (France) show American ambulance...

Howard (Sidney Coe) papers

The Sidney Coe Howard papers including correspondence, plays, short stories, articles, scripts, notes, notebooks, transcripts of diary entries, biographical material, contracts, financial records, clippings and family papers.

Howe (James Wong), Photographs of San Francisco's Chinatown, 1944

The Photographs of San Francisco's Chinatown collection contains 29 photographs taken by James Wong Howe during World War Two documenting the assimilation of Chinese Americans. The collection is only a portion of a larger group of photographs commissioned by magazine...

 
Howison (George H.) Papers

Correspondence, manuscripts of articles and lectures, and notes, of professor of philosophy, University of California, Berkeley. Many letters from his former students relate to the department of philosophy at Harvard at the time of Josiah Royce, William James and others.

Hubert Howe Bancroft : Records of the Library and Publishing Companies

Primarily chapter drafts, notes, newspaper clippings, galleys, and proofs of the historical works of H.H. Bancroft, published by The History Company. A small amount of material pertaining to the Bancroft Library of San Francisco and A.L. Bancroft and Company Publishers,...

 
Hume (Samuel J. and Portia Bell) papers

The Samuel J. and Portia Bell Hume Papers, 1848-1990, contain the professional and personal papers of Samuel J. Hume, theatrical entrepreneur, and Portia Bell Hume, psychiatrist. Included in Samuel J. Hume's papers are writings, speeches, theater memorabilia, correspondence, and papers...

 
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Imperial Valley Snapshots, ca. 1903

This collection of 23 snapshots were taken circa 1903 by an unidentified photographer. The subject matter is the Imperial Valley area of California, including the towns of Brawley, Calexico, and Mexicali, and the Alamo River. The collection includes photographs of...

 
Incunabula Collection of the Bancroft Library

The Incunabula Collection of The Bancroft Library comprises more than 400 titles (several of which are only leaves) printed before 1501. It includes philosophical, theological, scientific, historical, and literary works. The collection has specimens from each of the major western...

Indians and the Colorado River from the J.W. Powell Survey - Stereoviews

The Stereoviews of Indians and the Colorado River from the J.W. Powell Survey consists of 107 stereographic prints taken from circa 1869 to circa 1874.

 
International Fishermen and Allied Workers of America records

Records of the International Fishermen and Allied Workers of America, a trade union on the Pacific Coast of the United States. The collection documents the activities of the union from its founding in 1939 through the early 1950s.

 
International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union Papers

Subject files relating to seamen and maritime unions include miscellaneous publications (union, industry, government, etc.), clippings, reports and studies, press releases of various unions and organizations, statistical data, copies of legislative bills, reports on and minutes of various conferences, copies...

 
Ireland (Luis A.) Correspondence and Papers

Letters, manuscripts and reprints of his writtings and speeches, reports, scrapbooks, and clippings, relating to his career in the printing industry in San Francisco, mainly as secretary of the Printer 's Board of Trade and the Employing Printers' Association, and...

 
Irwin (Wallace) Papers

Some letters from family, friends, agents and publishers; manuscripts of short stories, novels, plays, poems, etc.; manuscript of his unpublished autobiography; clippings; scrapbooks; publishing agreements; photographs and snapshots; drawings; personalia. Manuscripts of writings of his wife, Laetitia M. Irwin, also...

 
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Jackson (Joseph H.) Papers

The collection consists mainly of correspondence (both letters written to Jackson and his replies); manuscripts of a few books and articles; notes and research materials; royalty statements; clippings of his book review columns; and some photographs. They cover the period...

 
Jackson (William H.) Photographs: Mexican Views

Contains views of street scenes from various Mexican locations depicting peddlers, water carriers, children carring burdens on their backs, etc.; also included are a general view of Chihuahua, a cathedral in Mexico City, a palace and, a pottery market in...

 
Jacobson (Norman) papers

The Norman Jacobson papers, 1949-2002, document his professional career as a professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley, Stanford University, and the University of South Carolina. The bulk of the materials consist of Jacobson's scholarly writings...

 
Jaffe (George C.) Papers

Letters, mainly from fellow European physicists, many of them German, and written primarily in German; copies and/or drafts of his letters; documents and letters re professional appointments; personalia; reprints of papers; manuscript of Probability of Physics; material relating to his...

Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Records

Consists of surplus copies of U.S. War Relocation Authority documents, including publications, staff papers, reports, correspondence, memoranda, press releases, and a few photographs. Also includes material collected and/or generated by the Japanese-American Evacuation and Resettlement Study, University of California, Berkeley,...

 
Jasperson (Robert) papers

The collection contains records relating to Jasperson's involvement with the Conservation Law Society of America, the Sierra Club Foundation, Save-the-Redwoods League and the Walnut Creek Open Space Foundation.

 
Jeffers (Una) Papers

Letters from Mabel Dodge Luhan and others, relating primarily to D.H. Lawrence and to writers and artists resident in Taos, New Mexico; Una and Robin - MS. by Mrs. Luhan; clippings; photographs, etc.

 
Jenkins Family Papers

Deeds, correspondence, and other documents (transcripts and originals) relating to the family's claim to Alcatraz Island. Portfolio contains map of San Francisco Bay showing location of Alcatraz, and a tracing of the map.

 
Jenkins (James A.) Papers

Correspondence, lecture notes, class materials, reports, minutes of meetings, manuscripts and reprints of his papers, notebooks, research notes, etc. Relate to his teaching career at the University of California, Berkeley, in the Department of Genetics and to his researches, particularly...

Jess Papers

The Jess Papers, 1941-2004 (bulk 1962-1997) document his life as an American assemblage artist and painter. The papers are divided into four series: Correspondence, Writings, General Files, and George Herms Papers and consist of correspondence, manuscripts, flyers, announcements, clippings, writings,...

 
Jewish Federation of the Greater East Bay records

The collection consists of the records of the Jewish Federation of the Greater East Bay and its predecessor organizations. Included are administrative records, records of Special Projects, records of the various divisions of the Federation, and photographs.

 
Jewish Welfare Federation of San Francisco, Marin County, and the Peninsula Records

The Jewish Welfare Federation of San Francisco, Marin County, and the Peninsula records document decades of charitable giving and fundraising for local San Francisco constituent agencies, as well as national and international organizations.

 
Johns (William F.) Mining Records

Collection contains correspondence and financial records pertaining to the operation of the Original Amador Mine, Plumas Eureka Mine, Seaton Mine, Sierra Buttes Mine and Uncle Sam Mines.

 
Johnson (Albert J.) papers

The Albert J. Johnson papers, 1945-1998, contain material such as correspondence, diaries, and calendars; objects relating to Johnson’s involvement with film events and festivals, including badges, event posters, and press documents; hand written notes on various films, filmmakers, and festivals;...

 
Johnson (Hiram) Papers

Includes correspondence; reports; speeches; statements and press releases; scrapbooks; clippings; and printed materials, including government documents. Most materials relate to Johnson's career as governor of California, 1911-1917, as U.S. Senator from California, 1917-1945, and to his leadership of the Progressive...

 
Johnson (John N.) Papers

Relate mainly to his difficulties, while governor of California, with the 1856 Vigilance Committee.

 
Johnson (Robert U.) Papers

Chiefly concerning conservation of the Yosemite area, including campaign, 1913, against Hetch Hetchy reservoir. Material relating to Sequoia, General Grant and other national parks and to forest reserves included. A few printed items: reports, circulars, copies of laws, etc., with...

 
Johnson (Walter S.) Photographs from the Papers

Includes formal portrait photographs and snapshots of Walter S. Johnson; his family, friends and other associates; and events pertaining to his business and philanthropic pursuits. Also includes photograph albums pertaining to Johnson's early career as a lawyer and partner in...

 
Jones (Elbert P.) Papers

Relate mainly to his activities in San Francisco as lawyer, businessman, proprietor of the Portsmouth House, property owner, and member of the town council. Included are letters; accounts; contracts for street and property improvements; deeds; and petitions and other papers...

 
Jones (Hardin B.) Papers

Professor of medical physics and physiology and assistant director of Donner Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley. Letters written to Jones and copies of letters by him; manuscripts of speeches and papers; minutes of meetings of various University and Laboratory committees...

 
Jones (William Carey) Papers

The William Carey Jones Papers comprise the professional correspondence and research files of William Carey Jones, 1854-1923, administrator, professor, and founder and first director of the School of Jurisprudence at the University of California. The papers include extensive materials relating...

 
Juarez (Cayetano) Papers

Documents and maps, 1841-1861, for Rancho Tulucay; military discharges, 1836-1837; some correspondence; family genealogies.

 
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Kaiser (Edgar F.) Papers

The bulk of the papers were transferred to The Bancroft Library by Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Corp. and consist primarily of corporate files from Kaiser's tenure as president and chairman of the board of Kaiser Industries Corporation. Also included are...

Kaiser (Henry J.) Collection - Selections From the Pictorial Collection, 1941-1946

The Henry J. Kaiser Pictorial Collection contains more than 75,000 items, including photographic prints, albums, and glass and film negatives. The collection dates from circa 1930 to circa 1976. The bulk of the collection, like the manuscript collection, dates from...

 
Kaiser (Henry J.) Jr. Papers

Collection contains business and personal correspondence, speeches, subject files.

 
Kaiser (Henry J.) Papers

The Henry J. Kaiser papers contain personal and business correspondence, memoranda, speeches, and papers, covering the Oakland, New York, and Hawaii offices, principally from the period after World War II. Includes material on the Kaiser Industries Corporation, the Kaiser-Permanente Medical...

 
Kaufman (Edith Schoenberger) papers

The collection consists of Edith Schoenberger Kaufman's family papers, photographs, and photo albums/scrapbooks. The materials document Edith's family life in Germany, the experience of Edith and her first husband, Eugen Schoenberger, in Nazi Germany and in France under Germany occupation,...

 
Kearney (M. Theodore) Papers

Correspondence and papers mainly pertaining to his property in Fresno Co., Calif., and to cooperative raisin production; pocket diary-account books, 1865-1903; social correspondence from his travels; newspaper clippings, pamphlets and pictures.

 
Kearney Ranch Records

The records include account books for the Fruit Vale Improvement Company; records of the Easterby Rancho; records of the Kearney Vineyard Syndicate; labor and crop reports; financial statements; inventories; general accounts; and records relating to the Federal Trade Commission and...

 
Keeler (Charles A.) Papers

Correspondence, writings, diaries, notes, and clippings concerning Keeler's literary works and his life in Berkeley. Correspondents include: William Frederic Bade, Mary Bird Clayes, Ina Donna Coolbrith, Mary Coolidge, Herbert Hoover, Bernard Maybeck, C. Hart Merriam, John Muir, and August Vollmer.

(Keeler) Leonarde Papers

Leonarde Keeler was a pioneer in the burgeoning field of criminology in the 1920s and 1930s. The Leonarde Keeler papers contain professional correspondence, research and publications, notes, and newsclippings that relate to the polygraph, personal research, and the academic field...

 
Keith (Agnes Newton) papers

The Agnes Newton Keith Papers (1913-1985, bulk 1939-1975) include drafts, diaries, correspondence, speech notes, research materials, and clippings, mostly related to Keith's literary work.

 
Keith-McHenry-Pond Family Papers

Include papers of William Keith relating to his career as an artist; papers of his wife, Mary McHenry Keith, reflecting her participation in the woman suffrage movement and humanitarian activities; papers of her parents, Ellen and John McHenry; papers of...

 
Kelsey St. Press records

The Kelsey St. Press records including correspondence, manuscripts, corrected proofs, reviews, minutes, agendas, flyers, photographs, catalogues, artwork, financial information and audio-visual materials.

 
Kenny (Robert W.) Papers

Chiefly his papers as Attorney General of California, 1942-1946; some material pertaining to his offices and judgeships, Los Angeles; State Senatorship; Prohibition repeal; legal problems of World War II, including Japanese evacuation and war industry reconversion; control of venereal diseases;...

 
Kent (Roger) Papers

Letters addressed to Kent; copies of his replies and subject files which include clippings, notes, speeches, press releases and ephemeral printed material. $b Documenting Kent's role in Democratic Party politics - his campaigns for Congress, his leadership as head of...

 
Kent (T. J.) Papers

The T.J. "Jack" Kent papers selectively cover a career in urban and regional planning that lasted over 50 years. The collection includes correspondence (primarily professional rather than personal), research notes, drafts of essays and talks, published books and articles, UC...

 
Kingman (Harry L.) Papers

Correspondence, manuscripts of writings and speeches, subject files, tear sheets and reprints of writings, and clippings, relating mainly to his long career as executive director of the University of California YMCA (Stiles Hall); work in China with the International Committee...

 
Kingston (Maxine Hong) Papers

The Maxine Hong Kingston Papers contain typescripts, proofs and galleys, announcements, reviews, and related material for Kingston's books, and , as well as other material related to her writing. The collection dates from 1952 to 1999 and has been...

 
Kirk (Paul L.) Papers

The Paul L. Kirk papers consist of the research, writings and correspondence of Professor Kirk.

 
Kniazeff (Alexis N.) Papers

Materials assembled by Alex N. Kniazeff, including diaries, photo albums, family papers and papers re Russian organizations in the U.S., especially San Francisco.

 
Knight's Scrapbooks

Printed forms, circulated by the H. H. and A. L. Bancroft Companies, completed in manuscript, with added letters, clippings and notes. They include information on various Western towns and counties and economic conditions in California, Nevada, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and...

 
Knowland (Joseph R.) Papers

The Joseph R. Knowland Papers document the career of an American politician, newspaper owner, and civic leader. He served five terms, from 1905-1915, in the United States House of Representatives as Congressman for California's district encompassing Alameda, Contra Costa and...

 
Kofoid (Charles A.) Letters

Concerning his nomination to the professorship of proto-zoology at the School of Tropical Medicine, Bombay.

 
Koret of California Records

The Koret of California records document the fashion history of the company, as represented in its rich collection of photographs, portfolios, and advertisements - all of which illustrate the cultural impact and longevity of the company in the fashion industry.

 
Koshland, Jr. (Daniel E.) Papers

Papers of Daniel Koshland, pioneering biochemist and former faculty at the University of California, Berkeley.

 
Koshland (Marian, Elliot) Papers

The papers of Marian E. Koshland document Koshland's professional life. Papers contain correspondence and edits to published journal papers and some research, research methods and notes from lectures.

 
Kroeber (A. L.) Papers

Kroeber conducted field work with several Klamath River groups, including the Karok, Wiyot, and Yurok Indians; the Yokuts Indians of Central California; with Ishi, the last member of the Yahi band of the Sacramento Valley; the Mohave Indians of the...

 
Kroeber (Theodora) papers

Contains correspondence, both personal and professional, and materials related to the publication of her writings. Also includes biographical materials and a small amount of Kracaw family papers.

 
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Ladies' Relief Society records

The Ladies' Relief Society's records document the Society's philanthropic work for needy women and children in Oakland, California from 1872 to 2007. The records include meeting minutes of the Executive Committee, Board of Directors, and Advisory Board; administrative files containing...

 
Lafler (Henry A.) Papers

Mainly letters written to Lafler; a few written by him; and a poem presumably written by Nora May French.

 
Lamantia (Philip) Papers

The Philip Lamantia Papers consist of correspondence, general files and personal papers. Correspondence is both incoming and outgoing, and correspondents include contemporary writers, publishers and publishing companies, members of the Surrealist Movement and Lamantia's mother and friends. General files make...

Land Case Files

In 1851 the U.S. Congress passed "An Act to Ascertain and Settle Private Land Claims in the State of California" which required all holders of Spanish and Mexican land grants to present their title for confirmation before the Board of...

Land Case Maps

Placed on permanent deposit in The Bancroft Library by the U.S. District Court, San Francisco. Maps show land grants (ranchos) in California presented in evidence to the District Court. Dockets from which these maps were removed are in The Bancroft...

 
Langdon (Margaret) Papers

The Margaret Langdon papers contain correspondence; proposals and projects, primarily the Comparative Dictionary of Yuman Languages consisting of correspondence, contracts, evaluations, data entries, and drafts. Also included are Langdon's conference and workshop presentations along with numerous articles published in professional...

 
Lantos (Tom) Papers

The Tom Lantos Papers document the career of a Hungarian-born American politician who was the only Holocaust survivor to have served in the United States Congress. He served 14 terms, from 1981-2008, in the United States House of Representatives as...

 
Laplace (Pierre Simon) Papers

Includes scientific papers, published and unpublished; texts of formal scientific projects; correspondence, both scientific and personal; political papers; papers related to personal matters ranging from business accounts to household receipts; the correspondence of Madame Laplace, including hundreds of letters...

 
Larkin (Thomas O.) Account Books

Invoices of merchandise shipped and consigned to John A.C. Holmes for sale in California, 1827-29, and accounts with crew members on the brig, Maria Esther, 1829-31. Daybooks, journals, ledgers, cash book and miscellaneous accounts for his store in Monterey; accounts...

 
Larkin (Thomas O.) Papers

The bulk of the collection consists of Larkin's correspondence concerning business, politics, consular affairs, and issues relating to the U.S. conquest of California.

 
Larson (John A.) Papers

The John A. Larson papers contain material primarily compiled by Larson and possibly others as background for papers and books. Includes correspondence, writings, material related to his professional career, polygraphs, subject files, and clippings. The bulk of the collection is...

 
Latin American political poster miscellany

A miscellany of posters, compiled by the library, covering Latin American political themes.

Lavenson (Alma) California Gold Rush Mining Towns, 1930-1968

The California Gold Rush Mining Towns collection contains 373 photographs taken between 1930 and 1968 by Alma Lavenson. The collection consists of views of several of the towns and camps of the Mother Lode region --the area located roughly between...

 
Lawrence (D. H.) Papers

MSS of his writings (novels, short stories, poems, plays, essays, travel sketches, introductions to books, translations and book reviews); an autobiographical fragment; letters written by Lawrence and a few addressed to him; clippings and reprints of articles, stories, etc, written...

 
Lawrence (Ernest O.) Papers

Included are the personal papers of Ernest Lawrence, administrative records for the University of California Radiation Laboratory, the Joseph C. Hamilton papers dealing with the Crocker Radiation Laboratory, and some papers of Lawrence's close associate, Donald Cooksey. The papers relate...

 
Lawrence (John H.) Papers

The John Hundale Lawrence Papers offer a window into a highly significant period of scientific history: the development of nuclear energy and the exploration of its applications. The John Hundale Lawrence Papers also reveal the politics of nuclear research during...

 
Lawson (Andrew C.) Papers

The Andrew C. Lawson papers, 1880-1954, consist of personal and professional papers related to Lawson's career in geology and as a professor at the University of California, Berkeley during the first half of the twentieth century. Of particular note are...

 
League of American Writers Archives

Administrative, correspondence, congresses, affiliated group and publication materials concerning the activities and interests of the League.

 
League of Women Voters of Berkeley, Albany, and Emeryville Records

The League of Women Voters of Berkeley, Albany, and Emeryville (LWVBAE) Records, 1911-[ongoing], consist of administrative files, program material, and election services records. Program material includes records of league studies, positions, and action relating to local, state, and national issues....

 
League of Women Voters of the Bay Area Records

The League of Women Voters of the Bay Area Records (LWVBA), 1939-[ongoing], consist of administrative files, program records, and material relating to the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the League of Women Voters of the United States and the...

 
LeConte Family Papers, 1857-1949

Correspondence, diaries, lecture notes and miscellaneous papers of various members of the LeConte family: Joseph, Joseph Nisbet and Caroline Eaton. Relate mainly to California Sierra trips, 1871-1946, and to activities with the Sierra Club. Some geological and engineering notes included.

 
LeConte Family Papers: Additions, 1856-1916

Mainly letters and papers of John LeConte and his family for the Civil War period, prior to departure for California. Included also: autobiographical sketch of John LeConte, genealogical notes, and a bound volume of reprints of papers by John Lawrence...

 
Leebrick (Karl C.) Correspondence

Mainly concerning the death of Henry Morse Stephens and the statement of his estate.

 
Lefebvre Family Papers

Papers concerning the wholesale business in Mexico and Paris of Alfred Lefebvre, a French exporter and importer who traded with firms in France, Germany, Switzerland, Great Britain, the United States, and many places in Mexico. Principal exports from Mexico were...

 
Lehman (Benjamin H.) Papers

Chiefly correspondence with his many friends and associates. Also includes manuscripts and writings, as well as other personal papers and memorabilia. Correspondence with numerous American authors and literary figures also included. $b Correspondents include: Ansel Adams, Gertrude Atherton, William Everson,...

Lenoir (Henri)

The Henri Lenoir papers consist of personal correspondence, business correspondence and materials related to the management of Vesuvio Cafe and Lenoir's promotion and sale of art by the bohemian set he worked with in San Francisco. Also included are biographical...

 
Lenoir (Henri) Pictorial Collection

Includes snapshot photographs of Henri Lenoir, his friends, associates and customers, many taken in the restaurants, bars and other establishments owned and/or frequented by Lenoir in San Francisco’s North Beach district. Among the individuals depicted are Vern Wiman, Frank Koci,...

 
Lenski (Lois P.) Papers

Manuscripts of her writings for children, galleys, original illustrations along with photographs and background material; miscellaneous articles by and about her.

 
Lenzen (Victor) Papers

Letters written to Lenzen and copies of letters by him; Mss. of books, papers, articles, speeches, lectures and problem sets; research notes on the figure of Dionysos on textiles and the lives and careers of Charles S. and Benjamin Peirce;...

 
Leo (Ulrich) Papers

The Ulrich Leo papers contain correspondence and papers relating primarily to his career as a professor of Romance literature, mainly at the University of Toronto. Although his scholarly interests were wide, Leo's particular field was the literature of Italy: the...

 
Leopold (A. Starker) papers

The papers of Aldo Starker Leopold (1913-1983), a University of California, Berkeley wildlife biologist who made substantial contributions in the fields of ornithology, wildlife management and conservation, and public policy.

 
Leuschner (Armin O.) Papers - Portraits

Portraits of Armin O. and Ida Louise Leuschner, historical figures of astronomy and science (Copernicus, Galileo, Brahe, Euclid and others), and associates of Leuschner.

 
Levenson (Joseph R.) Papers

Correspondence with colleagues, friends, former students, etc.; MSS of his writings (books and articles) primarily on Chinese history and civilization; some related notes; biographical information and personalia; notes for course lectures and seminars.

 
Levenson (Roger) papers

The papers of Roger Levenson, founder of the Tamalpais Press and instructor of a history of the book course at the University of California, Berkeley.

 
Levinson (Robert) papers

The collection consists of Robert Levinson's correspondence; files, drafts, and a card file relating to Levinson's dissertation on Jews and the California Gold Rush; and a small number of files on Camp Swig.

 
Lewis (Austin) Papers

Relating primarily to his interest in civil liberties, to various causes including efforts to free Tom Mooney and Warren Billings and to repeal California's criminal syndicalism law, and to his legal career. Include correspondence, MSS of his writings and lectures,...

 
Lewis (Oscar) papers

The papers of Oscar Lewis including correspondence, manuscripts, galley proofs, photographs, clippings, articles, broadsides and other ephemera.

 
Lewy (Hans) Papers

Consists of correspondence, writings, teaching materials, and notes relating to Lewy's career as a mathematician in Germany and the United States. Also included are biographical materials and photographs. This collection includes very few materials relating to the Loyalty Oath controversy...

 
Liem (Channing and Popai) Papers

Contains the personal archives of Dr. Channing Liem, a Korean nationalist and diplomat, with the papers of his wife Popai Liem. Dr. Liem's papers include manuscripts, speeches, sermons, correspondence with world leaders, and material related to organizations he founded or...

 
Limantour (José Y.) Papers

Correspondence, documents (originals, copies and photocopies) and clippings, relating mainly to Limantour's land claims and subsequent litigation. A few papers, 1885-1888, of his son, Jose Yves, are also included.

 
Lin (T.Y.) Papers

The T.Y. Lin papers, 1932-1998, consist of personal and professional records of Lin's engineering and political work including calculations, drawings, reports and analyses for five major design projects: the Rio Colorado Bridge, the Intercontinental Peace Bridge, the Ruck-A-Chucky Bridge, the...

Lindbergh (Charles) - Photographs of Charles Lindbergh's Visit to Monterey, March 11, 1930

This collection consists of 9 photographic prints of Charles Lindbergh's visit to Monterey on March 11, 1930, taken by the Associated Press. Included are photographs of Lindbergh and others in front of a plane, Lindbergh on a motorcycle, during a...

 
Lipson (Leslie) Papers

The Leslie Lipson Papers consist of speeches, writings, lecture notes, subject files and other materials, primarily documenting his career at University of California, Berkeley.

 
Lithographs of Los Angeles, Calif.

Scenes include the Los Angeles Civic Center, and old Chinatown.

 
Litton (Charles V.) Papers

Letters written to Litton and copies of letters by him; notes; notebooks; reports; blueprints and drawings; patents; etc. concerning vacuum tubes and machinery built by Litton and his various businesses; the operation of the companies; Litton's theories of physics; and...

 
Loeb (Leonard B.) Papers

Letters written to Loeb and copies of letters by him; notes; biographical sketches; speeches; clippings, etc. primarily relating to his research work in the field of gaseous discharge physics and his teaching career at the University of California, Berkeley, Department...

 
London (Jack) Collection of Papers

This collection contains a variety of materials relating to Jack London including personal correspondence, manuscripts, diary excerpts, a page from the log of London's boat, the Snark, bibliographies, theatrical materials and programs, materials relating to London's servant, Sekine, and a...

 
Long (Oscar F.) Papers

Correspondence, army orders, maps and manuscripts of military pamphlets. Relate to Lon's army career, especially to battles with the Montana Indians of the Yellowstone District, 1877-1878, and to his work in the Quartermaster Dept.

 
Long (Percy V.) Papers

Letters; MSS, tear sheets and reprints of his writings, many of which relate to governmental matters; material re Coolidge-Dawes Republican League of California; personalia; clippings, including obituaries. A few papers re the Juvenile Probation Committee in San Francisco.

 
Loomis, (C. Grant) Papers

The C. Grant Loomis papers consist of professional and personal correspondance, articles written and published by Loomis on folklore, medieval saint's legends and German poetry and culture. Also included are notes on folklore, transcripts and translations of German poetry and...

Los Angeles Harbor at San Pedro: Two Panoramas, 1908 and 1926

The Two Panoramas of the Los Angeles Harbor at San Pedro album contains two 8-plate panorama photographs of the Los Angeles Harbor, one taken in 1908, the other in 1926. Both panoramas picture the same section of the harbor, and...

 
Louderback (George D.) Papers

Correspondence, diaries, and papers, pertaining to his activities as geologist, as professor, and as Dean of the College of Letters and Science, University of California, Berkeley, and as member of the advisory board of the University of California at Santa...

 
Louisiana Papers

This collection of papers consists of correspondence, reports, printed pamphlets, and broadsides relating to Louisiana after its occupation by Spain. The Louisiana territory comprised the Lower Mississippi River Valley, upstream to St. Louis and the Illinois country, as well as...

 
Lowie (Robert H.) Papers

Correspondence and papers relating to his career as professor of anthropology, University of California, Berkeley; field notes of his work on Indians and Indian linguistics, particularly the Crow Indians, as well as of Chipewyan, Hidatsa, Hopi, Kiowa, and Washo Indians;...

 
López Uraga (José) Papers

Correspondence, commonplace book, miscellaneous accounts 1862-1880, programs, clippings, and maps of Honduras relating to the career of Jose Lopez Uraga, diplomat and soldier, in Mexico, Guatemala, and California. Collection includes letters from Maximilian, Porfirio Diaz, Benito Juarez, F. Parraga, Matias...

 
Lubin (Simon J.) Papers

Correspondence, biographical sketches, articles and addresses, reports, clippings, etc., relating primarily to his service with the State Commission of Immigration and Housing and its investigation of IWW sabotage activities during World War I, agricultural labor camps, and the 1913 Wheatland...

 
Luce (Edgar A.) Papers

Pt. I: letters and scrapbooks relating primarily to his interests in reform government, the Lincoln-Roosevelt League, and the Progressive Party and to his campaigns for public office. (Portfolio, 2 v.) Pt. II - On film only: two scrapbooks of clippings,...

 
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Macaulay Foundry records

Records of the Macaulay Foundry of Berkeley, California, including administrative materials, financial records, records of the pattern shop, and other assorted materials.

 
MacGugan (Kirk) Papers

The Kirk MacGugan Papers, 1941-1996, reflect the life of a disability rights scholar, advocate, and educator, and chronicle her academic career as an historian and professional career as an advocate, administrator, and teacher, as well as her personal life. The...

Mackay (Zelda) Collection of Stereographic Views, ca. 1860-ca. 1900

The Zelda Mackay Collection of Stereographic Views contains 733 mounted stereographic prints produced from circa 1860 to circa 1900. The general subject matter of the collection is the North American West from Alaska to Mexico (excluding Canada) and Colorado to...

 
Maenchen-Helfen (Otto) Papers

The Otto Maenchen-Helfen Papers 1921-1974 (bulkdate 1921-1965) contain the correspondence, publications, research, and writings of multilingual Austrian historian, author, and traveler Otto Maenchen-Helfen (1894-1969). The collection has been divided into five series: Correspondence; Publications; Research; Professional Associations; and Biographical Materials....

 
Magic Theatre Records

The Magic Theatre records contain the administrative, production, financial, and publicity records of a theatre company that grew from a handful of graduate students to a well respected company known for its support of new theatrical works. The collection, which...

 
Magic Theatre Scripts

The Magic Theatre Scripts, 1964-1990, consists of over 1200 works collected during John Lion's tenure as General and Artistic Director with the company. The scripts are written about a wide range of subjects, from sports to racial politics, by an...

 
Mailliard Family Papers

The Mailliard Family Papers contain correspondence to and from various members of a socially and politically prominent San Francisco family. In addition, the collection contains family records, journals and diaries, newspaper clippings and scrapbooks, and various publications and memorabilia. The...

Malarin Family Album

Album includes portraits of Malarin family members or relations or friends, including members of the David Spence family, as well as sitters with surnames Arguello, Pacheco, Abrego, Estrada, Fatjo, Somavia, and others.

 
Malkiel (Yakov) Papers

The papers of Yakov Malkiel provide an overview of his career as a professor, author, editor and researcher. The collection, spanning the years from 1882 to 1998, with the bulk from 1942 to 1992, contains correspondence, teaching files, interviews, lectures,...

 
Mandelbaum (David G.) Papers

Field notes made during Mandelbaum's research trips to the Kota and Toda tribes in the Nilgiri Hills of Southern India, and the Plains Cree and Chippewa Indians; manuscripts of published and unpublished articles, books, reviews and speeches; incoming and outgoing...

 
Manson (Marsden) Papers

Chiefly pertaining to his office as San Francisco City Engineer, 1908-1912, and concerning the city's water supply, particularly the Hetch Hetchy Valley and Lake Eleanor, and the Spring Valley Water Company.

 
Manuscripts and notes chiefly concerning the Comstock Lode

Material gathered in preparation for books on Mark Twain, John W. Mackay and the Comstock Lode. A collection of Shakespeareana and a few miscellaneous essays are also included.

Marcus (Steven) Free Speech Movement Photographs

The Steven Marcus photographic collection contains approximately 1200 negatives taken during 1964. A student at the University of California Berkeley during Free Speech Movement (FSM), Marcus photographed FSM events regularly during the Fall for various local publications. This selection of...

 
Mariposa Land and Mining Company of California records

The records of the Mariposa Land and Mining Company of California, including correspondence, reports, property records, legal records, financial records, and a few photographs.

 
Marsh Family Papers

The Marsh family papers, 1815-1960, reflect the life of California pioneer John Marsh and his wife, Abigail Smith Tuck Marsh; their daughter, Alice Marsh Cameron; her husband, William Walker Cameron (also referred to as Camron); and their daughter, Amy Gertrude...

 
Marsh Family Papers - Photographs

Collection includes large number of portraits and several albums of the Marsh and Cameron families and friends. In addition, views taken in San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Monterey, Mill Valley, Pleasanton, Auburn, Ben Lomond, Soda Spring, Calif. and other locations (Honolulu)...

 
Marshall (George) Papers

The George Marshall Papers(1836-1993) consists of Marshall's professional materials accumulated during his lifelong career as a leading conservationist. The bulk of the collection includes correspondence and records of three conservation organizations; the Adirondack Mountain Club, The Wilderness Society, and Sierra...

 
Marshall (Robert B.) Papers

Correspondence, notes, manuscripts of his writings, speeches, memoranda, clippings and scrapbooks, mainly relating to the Marshall Plan for water development, conservation, Hetch-Hetchy, roads, Yosemite National Park and other parks. Family correspondence and personal papers also included.

Marshall (Robert) Papers

Consists of correspondence with family, friends, and professional associates, field notebooks, journals, writings, and other material primarily related to Marshall's forestry career with the Office of Indian Affairs and the National Forest Service. Also included are papers and writings related...

 
Martin (Anne H.) Papers

Papers pertaining to Martin's activities for woman suffrage, feminism, social hygiene, and pacificism. Also included are materials relating to her U.S. Senate campaigns in Nevada in 1918 and 1920. Correspondents include: Dean Acheson, Jane Addams, Gertrude Atherton, Mary Austin, Mary...

 
Martin (J.J.) Papers

Contains documents from and relating to the Kaweah Colony, the Hartly Bay Lumber, Trading & Fishing Company, the Tasmania Colony, as well as information on other cooperatives. The Kaweah Colony records include official documents, correspondence, legal documents from a case...

 
Martineau (Harriet) Papers

Chiefly correspondence (ca. 775 pieces), but includes a few manuscripts of Martineau's writings, photographs, and calling cards. Also contains correspondence of James Martineau, as well as other Martineau family and friends. Reinhard S. Speck's notes and correspondence regarding his collecting...

 
Maslenikov (Oleg A.) Papers

Correspondence, writings, notes, other personal and working papers, including material related to Prof. Maslenikov's teaching in Russian language and literature and Slavic studies at U.C. Berkeley, and to his translations and analyses of early-20th-century Russian poetry, particularly the works of...

 
Mason (Richard B.) Papers

Contents: Circulars and documents as Military Governor of California; letters from Mason describing discovery of gold; methods of mining, effect of mines on California, and problems of government arising after end of war with Mexico; and a few letters to...

 
Mason-McDuffie Co. Records

Correspondence, promotional literature, ledgers, deeds, job files, architectural records, real estate journals, company newsletters, and other materials.

 
Material pertaining to biography of Sinclair Lewis

Correspondence re Lewis and re the book after its publication; research notes; bibliography; books by and about Lewis; transcripts of Lewis; diaries, 1900-1907; Schorer's interview notebooks; copies of the ms.; galley and page proofs; first unbound copy; copy with Schorer's...

 
Mather (Stephen T.) Papers

Correspondence, scrapbooks of clippings, and personalia, relating primarily to his last years with the Service. A few papers pertain to his early business career with the Pacific Coast Borax Company and the Thockildsen-Mather Borax Company. Also included are letters of...

 
Matsui (Robert T.) Papers

The Robert T. Matsui Papers document the career of a Japanese American politician who served 13 terms, from 1979-2005, in the United States House of Representatives as Congressman for California's Sacramento district.

 
Matthes, (François) Papers

The François Matthes papers consist of personal and professional correspondence and writings spanning his academic life as a student in the 1890s, through his professional career as a geologist, to his death in 1948. Included are artwork, letters, newspaper clippings,...

 
May (Henry F.) Papers

The papers deal principally with May's career as an historian and educator. Correspondence includes chronological files (1946-1983), former students, and other correspondents, colleagues, and friends. Included are working notes and drafts of his books and aricles, and related correspondence and...

 
Maybeck Family Papers

The Maybeck Family Papers span the years 1895-1955 (bulk 1910-1940). The materials relate primarily to the property owned by the family in Alameda, Contra Costa, and Mendocino Counties, and the architectural firm of Maybeck and White....

 
McBride (Richard) Correspondence

Correspondence addressed to McBride. Relate in large part to his work as distributor for the publications of City Lights and other small magazines and little presses, and also to his own writing.

 
McClure (Michael) papers : additions

The Michael McClure Papers: Additions, 1874-2002, (bulk 1949-2002), present a comprehensive view of his work as a writer, spanning the length of McClure's career. The bulk consists of notebooks and writings, including poems, prose, and plays in manuscript, draft...

 
McCone (John A.) Papers

The John A. McCone Papers, 1904-1991 consist primarily of McCone's combined professional and personal office files as well as mail briefs, chronological files, memoranda, and Foundation and Trust records. The papers include writings, speeches, awards, interviews, biographical materials, photographs, negatives,...

 
McConnell (Thomas R.) Papers

Papers reflect McConnell's career, containing correspondence, manuscript drafts, and published papers, as well as his notes and working files. His work after coming to U.C. Berkeley in 1954 is well represented while coverage is weakest in his early years in...

 
McCulloh Family Papers

Correspondence, diaries, land papers, accounts and clippings, of Jane E. and John McCulloh, and of their children, Frank, John G., Hiram William and Frances Jane, pertaining to mining and ranching in Amador County, sheep shearing in the West, and education...

 
McDevitt (William) Papers

Contains personal and business correspondence (ca. 1892-1959); manuscripts of writings; business records; clippings; some printed pamphlets, many authored by McDevitt; printed ephemera (theatrical, World War II, Panama-Pacific International Exposition, Socialist Party); other material relating to his wide ranging interests. Principal...

 
McDonough (Patrick W.) Papers

Includes correspondence, speeches, press releases, newspaper clippings, relating primarily to his role in local and statewide Democratic Party politics in California and his unsuccessful campaigns for political office.

 
McFarland (George Bradley) Family Papers

Contains correspondence, notebooks, scrapbooks, writings, photographs, and books relating to missionaries in Siam (now Thailand) and Cambodia. Photographs include pictures of life in Thailand and Cambodia, including Angkor Wat; of the royal family, including the coronations of King Vajiravudh and...

 
McGinn (Elsa S.) papers

The Elsa S. McGinn papers consist of materials pertaining to her activity as a public figure in San Mateo County, as well as her personal life. The collection is divided into four series: Business Papers, Civic and Municipal Papers, Correspondence,...

 
McGlashan (C.F.) Papers

Mainly material used in writing his book, History of the Donner Party, including letters from survivors and members of rescue parties and their relatives, newspaper clippings, photographs and relics. Included also: newspaper articles on the Mountain Meadows massacre and on...

 
McLaughlin (Donald H.) Papers

Content of the collection concerns gold in all aspects, particularly gold economics and monetary policy; also McLaughlin's term as a Regent of the University of California, especially the Free Speech Movement. The collection includes correspondence, speeches, writings, lectures, interviews, subject...

 
McLaughlin (Emma M.) Papers

Pertaining to her interest and work in the Institute of Pacific Relations, League of Women Voters, World Affairs Council of Northern California, Community Chest of San Francisco and other organizations.

 
McLean family papers

Papers of the McLean family of California. Includes correspondence and other papers of Edward McLean, his wife Sarah E. McLean, and three of the McLean children: Agnes, Fannie, and Francis. The bulk of the collection consists of Fannie McLean's correspondence,...

 
McWilliams (Carey) Papers

The Carey McWilliams Papers, 1921-1980, provide a selective view of the writing and research gathering process of a prolific journalist and author of non-fiction works concerning racial minorities and migrant farm workers in the U.S., particularly in California and the...

 
Meiklejohn Civil Liberties Institute Records

The Meiklejohn Civil Liberties Institute (MCLI) Collections document twentieth century American legal battles over civil liberties, human rights, labor rights, anti-war, peace law, nuclear proliferation and academic freedom. The collection is built around a core collection of legal case files...

Merriam (C. Hart) Collection of Native American Photographs

The photographs in this collection accompanied a collection of material described by Robert Heizer in his "Catalogue of the C. Hart Merriam Collection of Data Concerning California Tribes and Other American Indians." (This manuscript collection is available on microfilm with...

 
Merriam (C. Hart) Papers: Volume I

Field notes, vocabulary schedules, manuscripts, typescripts, notebooks, clippings, and printed matter relating to Merriam's work with California and other Indian tribes (1898-1938). Primary material includes lists of tribes, bands and villages of California Indian tribes; ethnogeographic and ethnographic information; and...

 
Merriam (C. Hart) Papers: Volume II

Correspondence, letterpress copybooks, manuscripts, notes, clippings, pamphlets, printed matter, scrapbooks, notebooks, certificates and financial papers documenting this naturalist's long and varied career. The papers cover a wide range of topics including natural history, zoology, ornithology, geography, geographic distribution, botany and...

 
Merriam (John C.) Papers

Correspondence, manuscripts and reprints of writings, and some subject files relating to Merriam's career at the University of California as well as his work in palaeontology and conservation.

 
Merrill (William A.) Papers

Correspondence, manuscripts and reprints of articles, notes, translations and annotated texts, relating mainly to the publication of his work as professor of Latin, University of California.

 
Mertins (Louis) Papers

Papers are devoted to Mertins' study of Robert Frost and his life. The collection includes correspondence, chiefly letters from friends and associates concerning Robert Frost and the writing of Mertins' books on Frost, as well as his original manuscripts. Other...

 
Metcalf (Woodbridge) Papers

Papers of Woodbridge Metcalf, first extension forester for the state of California.

 
Mexía Family Papers

Contains the papers of several Mexía family members including José Antonio Mexía, Enrique Guillermo Antonio Mexía, and Ynés Mexía. The papers consist of correspondence, legal documents, and writings relating to their family's connection with Mexico and Texas. It also includes...

Mexía (Ynés) papers

Papers of the botanist, explorer and lecturer, the daughter of Enrique Guillermo Antonio Mexia and granddaughter of Jose Antonio Mexia. Includes letters to and from Mexia about family, personal matters, and plant collections; writings by Mexia and other pertaining to...

 
Mexican photograph album documenting the American Seminar on Relations with Mexico

Snapshots of the visit of members of the American Seminar on Relations with Mexico to Mexico City, Xochimilco, San Juan Teotihuacan, Toluca, and rural areas like Acolman (in the state of Mexico), and the ejido Tlahuac. Images reflect concerns with...

 
Mexican posters on social and educational themes

A collection of posters covering various aspects of Mexican community development and culture, including public and personal health, indigenous literacy, peace, and cultural exhibits.

 
Mexican Views

Views of streets, squares, parks, cathedral and churches, and other buildings of Mexico City; Chapultepec; statues and antiquities in the Museo Nacional de Mexico; Veracruz Llave; coffee operations; Queretaro, various towns in the State of Mexico; silver mine of San...

 
Mexico - Views

Contains views of statues in Mexico City and views (including churches and railroad bridges) from Chapultepec, Amecameca, Orizaba and other places in Mexico

 
Mexico: October 28 to November 15, 1905

Snapshots of a trip through Mexico in Doheny's private rail car, 1905. Areas pictured include Juarez, Guadalajara, Mexico City, Guadaloupe, Ebino, Torreon, etc. Photos show street scenes, buildings, local people, and views from the train. Also includes views of El...

 
Mezquida (Anna B.) Papers

Professional and personal correspondence concerning her activities and interest in writing, poetry and publication. Also contains family papers or genealogical information for the following families: Blake, Bean, Cary, Clark, Cross, Eastman, Gilman, Wells, and Wiltse. Includes Civil War diary and...

 
Micheline (Jack) Papers

Contains correspondence, manuscripts of his poetry, prose, and plays, notebooks and personal papers, and a few of his drawings.

Miles Brothers - San Francisco Earthquake and Fire Photographs, 1906

The collection consists of 43 glass plate negatives from which copy prints have been made. The photographs are primarily of street scenes and buildings damaged or destroyed by the 1906 earthquake and fire. Also included are two shots of the...

 
Miles (Josephine) Papers

The Josephine Miles Papers, 1911-1986, consisting of correspondence and literary manuscripts, as well as a small amount of professional, personal, and family papers, are a thorough representation of the varied interests of this highly regarded poet, scholar, and educator.

 
Miller & Lux Records

The Miller & Lux Records consist primarily of business, farming, administrative, and legal records. Correspondence files, which comprise the major portion of this collection, contain few letters dated prior to 1906, although there are many business, legal, and other documents...

Miller (Henry) California Mission Sketches, 1856

This collection of 38 pencil sketches of the California Missions are the earliest known attempt to depict the Missions in a series (1856). The artist Henry Miller was identified in , 1929, pages 132-133. *...

 
Miller (Joaquin) Collection of Papers

Contains correspondence, to and from Miller; manuscripts of writings, including poetry; clippings by and about Miller, many about his death. Also includes a small amount of legal and financial records, tributes, programs and souvenirs, and other miscellaneous items. Some correspondents...

 
Miller (Lea Van Puymbroeck) Papers

Primarily correspondence concerning her weaving and exhibitions, her contributions to periodicals on weaving and textile arts, and her search for newly developed fabrics as weaving materials.

 
Miller (Loye H.) Papers

Correspondence as zoologist and ornithologist, University of California; diaries concerning U.C. expedition to fossil beds of the John Day River, Oregon, 1899, Hawaii from 1900 to 1903, marine expedition on the Albatross off the coast of California in 1904, eastern...

 
Miller (Russell R.) Papers

Papers re his 1970 political campaign, including correspondence, with letters from Edmund G. Brown, Alan Cranston, Roger Kent, Leo McCarthy, George Moscone, Edmund S. Muskie, Elmer E. Robinson, William M. Roth, Sargent Shriver, Benjamin H. Swig and Jesse Unruh; campaign...

 
Milliken (Randall) papers

The Randall Milliken papers consist of Milliken's research notes used in compiling his database of Central California Missions as well as his general ethnohistorical research of California Indian populations.

 
Mining Activities and Scenes in Alaska and the Yukon - Lantern Slides

Detailed views show mining equipment and processes. Also includes some scenery.

 
Miramón Family Papers

Letters and documents relating to the career of General Joaquin Miramon, native of Puebla, who rose through the ranks from second lieutenant to General during the troublous period before the Mexican War with the United States and the French invasion,...

 
Miscellaneous California Dictations

Autobiographical information on California pioneers, recorded by agents of the History Company for use in the works of Hubert Howe Bancroft. Each item cataloged individually; search under title: Miscellaneous California Dictations.

 
Miscellaneous California Photographs

Various Pacific Coast views including the California School for the Deaf in Berkeley, Santa Barbara scenes, San Francisco, and others.

 
Miscellaneous Documents Relating Chiefly to Northern Mexico

The prints in this group are of a miscellaneous nature. Included in this group are accounts of Juan Alonso de Sosa, treasurer of Mexico, 1531; a report on a voyage of Juan de Herrera y Montemayor from Mexico to Peru,...

 
Miscellaneous Glass Negatives of California Scenes

Includes two photographs of Ku Klux Klan members assembled and preparing to march, presumably in Oakland or vicinity. Also includes the Diamond Jubilee at San Francisco City Hall, San Francisco landmarks, a sailing ship on San Francisco Bay (by Rovere...

Mission Era: California Under Spain and Mexico and Reminiscences, ca. 1850-1878

Edward Vischer's was completed in 1878 and bequeathed to Vischer's son Hubert upon the artist's death that same year. The collection contains 49 water-colored drawings primarily featuring California's twenty-one Franciscan missions and their environs. The collection also contains 4 photographic...

 
Mitchell (Sydney B.) papers

The correspondence consists mainly of letters to and from other iris growers, but also includes some re: libraries and librarianship.

 
Mobilized Women of Berkeley Records

The Mobilized Women of Berkeley records, 1917-1969, includes meeting minutes that serve as a record for the Executive Committee, the Board of Directors, general monthly meetings, bi-monthly luncheons, and annual meetings. They consist of attendance logs, address lists for members...

Mojave Route, El Dorado Canyon and Fort Mojave, 1863 - Photographic Views

The Photographic Views of the Mojave Route, El Dorado Canyon and Fort Mojave collection contains 41 photographic prints taken by Rudolph D'Heureuse in 1863. Pictured in the collection is the Mojave Desert region from the San Bernardino Valley and Cajon...

Mojave Route, El Dorado Canyon and Fort Mojave, 1863 - Photographic Views

The Photographic Views of the Mojave Route, El Dorado Canyon and Fort Mojave collection contains 41 photographic prints taken by Richard D'Heureuse in 1863. D'Heureuse accompanied William H. Brewer during Brewer's appointment as principal assistant to Josiah Dwight Whitney for...

 
Momo's Press Records

The Momo's Press Records consist of editorial files, records of magazine, and administrative files. Editorial files contain final copies, manuscripts, and production materials of books published by Momo's Press as well as correspondence and publicity materials. magazine records contain manuscripts,...

 
Moody (Ralph) papers

Correspondence with literary agents, Russell & Volkening, Inc. (Diarsuid Russell) and publishers, Houghton Mifflin Company (Sterling North, Hardwick Moseley, Waddell F. Smith and others), Macmillan Company (Glen Dines); W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. (George P. Brockway, Storer B. Lunt, H.P....

 
Mooney (Thomas J.) Papers

The Thomas J. Mooney Papers document the attempts to free and vindicate Thomas J. Mooney who was wrongfully convicted of bombing the San Francisco Preparedness Day Parade of 1916. Although the collection does include personal papers of Mooney and his...

Moore (Charles C.) Albums of Panama Pacific International Exposition Views

Views of Panama Pacifc International Exposition buildings, grounds, artworks, banquets, speakers, foreign delegations, and honorary guests.

 
Mooser (Hattie and Minnie) papers

Hattie and Minnie Mooser were hostesses who were a part of the bohemian and theatrical life of San Francisco. The collection consists primarily of scrapbooks documenting the Mooser sisters' interest and work in theater and their businesses (the Tiffin Room...

 
Morgan (Agnes Fay) Papers

Contains personal files, correspondence, writings, research files, departmental and university files, and lecture notes documenting her education and career from 1905 to 1967.

 
Morgan (Dale L.) Papers

The Dale L. Morgan Papers are extraordinarily rich in source materials for historians of the Trans-Mississippi West during the 19th century. Major topics include the Mormon Church and related sects, mountain men, mapping and exploration of the Rocky Mountain and...

Morgan (Julia) Architectural Drawings

The Julia Morgan Architectural consists of Morgan's drawings, chiefly from her partnership with Ira Wilson Hoover and records of from her own firm, for the years 1907-1929. The collection contains pencil sketches, along with blueprints, linens, and one specification for...

 
Morris (Wright) Papers

Correspondence and manuscripts concerning the work and activity of Morris as a writer, and a dissertation prospectus by Jack R. Cohn to study Morris' midwestern novels.

 
Mortimer (John Clifford) Papers

The John Clifford Mortimer papers contain the literary manuscripts (holographs, revised typescripts, and revised typescripts with holograph additions) of his novels, stage and radio plays, scripts for television and screen, short stories, autobiographies, anthologies, articles, reviews, lectures and other writings....

 
Moïse (Howard) Papers

Correspondence, lecture notes, and business files relating to his career as architect and as professor, University of California, Berkeley.

 
Moses (Bernard) Papers

Correspondence, notes, manuscripts and reprints of articles and lectures, and clippings, pertaining to his career as professor of history, University of California, and as U.S. Commissioner in the Philippines.

 
Mott (Frank K.) Papers

Primarily letters written to him, many of them relating to President Taft's visit to Alameda County in 1909; copies of some letters by him; a few copies of municipal reports; clippings; invitations, etc.

 
Mott (William Penn, Jr.) Papers

Covers over six decades of Mott's professional life as a student of landscape architecture and as a park and recreation professional managing parks at the local, regional, state, and national levels. A comprehensive collection of his speeches form the bulk...

Moulin (Gabriel) - Bohemian Grove, ca. 1906-1909

This collection consists of an album of 54 photographic prints of Bohemian Grove activities, circa 1906-1909. Most of the prints are identified as Gabriel Moulin photographs. Included are photographs of groups of people and theatrical productions at Bohemian Grove. The...

Moulin (Gabriel) - View of the Pines Estate, Oakland, California, ca. 1927 - Views

This collection of Gabriel Moulin photographs consists of one album of 53 photographic prints and 7 loose photographic prints. The images consist of interior, exterior, and garden views of "The Pines" estate, taken circa 1927. The estate, owned by Mr....

 
Mount Diablo Museum Advisory Committee Records

Correspondence, minutes of committee meetings, administrative reports, photographs, reference materials used in preparation of reports, and copies of reports prepared by the staff on the history of the redwoods and on Mt. Diablo. They relate to the projects sponsored by...

 
Mugarrieta (José M.) Papers

Correspondence, passports, army orders, accounts, certificates of appointments, fragments of diaries, mainly relating to his military career in Mexico and to his activities as Mexican consul in San Francisco, 1859-1863. Also included: ship manifests with related papers, copies of documents...

Muir (John) Correspondence

This collection consists of digital images of the correspondence of John Muir from 1856-1914. The vast majority of the letters were sent and received by Muir, although the collection also includes some correspondence of selected family members and colleagues. Muir’s...

Muir (John) Correspondence

This collection consists of digital images of the correspondence of John Muir from 1856-1914. The vast majority of the letters were sent and received by Muir, although the collection also includes some correspondence of selected family members and colleagues. Muir’s...

 
Mujica Diez de Bonilla (Francisco) Papers

Correspondence with institutions in the United States and abroad to solicit interest in housing Mujica's Collection of original hand drawn reproductions of the art and architecture of pre-Columbian Mexico and New Spain. Also personal letters concerning his stay in the...

 
Mulford (David Donald) papers

Papers of David Donald (Don) Mulford, California State Assemblyman for the 16th District and the 18th District (Oakland-Berkeley-Piedmont) from 1957 to 1970.

 
Murdock (Charles A.) Papers

Correspondence relating mainly to Murdock's activities as editor of the Pacific Unitarian and as a printer. Drafts of talks on various subjects for the Chit-Chat Club, San Francisco, also included.

Muybridge (Eadweard), Lone Mountain College Collection of Stereographs

The Muybridge Lone Mountain Collection of photographs consists of 1700 stereographs, 6 albums and 39 individual photographs taken during the years 1867 to 1880.

Muybridge (Eadweard) Stereographic Views of San Francisco Bay Area Locations, ca. 1865-ca. 1879

The Stereographic Views of San Francisco Bay Area Locations collection consists of 42 stereographs taken by Eadweard Muybridge from circa 1865 to circa 1879. The collection is distributed into five Series consisting, for the most part, of garden and woodland...

Muybridge (Eadweard) Valley of the Yosemite, Sierra Nevada Mountains, and Mariposa Grove of Mammoth Trees, 1872

Mammoth plate views of Sierra Nevada scenery, primarily of the Yosemite Valley. Includes one view of the Mariposa giant sequoia grove.

 
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NAACP, Region 1 Photograph Collection

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Region 1 photograph collection consists of photographs from records of the NAACP Region 1 Office, and includes material from NAACP branches in the Western United States, the NAACP National Office and...

NAACP, Region I, Records

The Records of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), Region I document the daily work of the NAACP in the Western United States from 1942-1986 (bulk 1945-1977). Regular additions to the collection are expected. Although the...

 
Naglee Family Collection

The Naglee family collection, the gift of Mrs. Marie R. Robins, Naglee's daughter, and Mrs. Antoinette N. Spruyt, his grand-daughter, in December 1960 and August 22, 1961, contains originals, some photocopy and a partial typed transcript of correspondence and papers...

 
Nasatir (Abraham Phineas) Document Collection

The Abraham Phineas Nasatir document collection consists of research materials from Spanish and American archives that were copied and annotated by Nasatir over the course of his career.

 
National Association of Social Workers, California Chapter Records

The National Association of Social Workers (NASW), California Chapter records provide early background information, dating from the 1930s to 1950s, for various professional associations and also includes materials of NASW Golden Gate Chapter, NASW Los Angeles Chapter, and California Council...

 
National Council of Jewish Women, San Francisco Section Records

The National Council of Jewish Women, San Francisco Section records document over a century of pioneering social welfare work for the betterment of women, children, and families.

 
National Council on Agricultural Life and Labor Records

The National Council on Agricultural Life and Labor records, 1937-1967, consists of correspondence, notes, original outlines, printed materials, and clippings illustrating the founding of the National Citizens Council for Migrant Labor, and its evolution into the National Council on Agricultural...

 
National Lawyers Guild Records

National Lawyers Guild Records, 1936-1999, contains the organizations founding documents and annual convention records; national, regional and chapter publications, amicus briefs, and executive, legal and committee documents and correspondence. Also, eighteen NLG attorney's correspondence, legal case and office files. Reports...

 
National Organization for Women, Berkeley Chapter (Maryjean Suelzle collection of)

Maryjean Suelzle's Collection of National Organization for Women (NOW), Berkeley Chapter Files contains correspondence, bylaws, organization information, meeting materials, conference and workshop materials, speeches, papers, notes, newsletters, brochures, flyers, posters, articles, and newsclippings. The collection includes conference papers from "Women:...

 
National Organization for Women, San Fernando Valley Chapter files (Elizabeth Jetter collection of)

Elizabeth Jetter's Collection of San Fernando Valley Chapter of National Organization of Women (NOW) Files contains correspondence, bylaws, organization information and guidelines, meeting minutes, conference and workshop materials, speeches, papers, notes, newsletters, brochures, flyers, articles, and newsclippings. The collection includes...

 
Needham (Paul Robert) papers

Paul Robert Needham was a professor of zoology at the University of California, Berkeley from 1949 to 1963. The focus of his research and teaching was ichthyology and fisheries management. The collection includes general files relating to Needham's fisheries management...

 
Nelson (Helen E.) Papers

The Helen E. Nelson Papers consist of records pertaining to Helen Nelson's career as a consumer activist and document her participation in the national consumer movement. The bulk of the records pertain to her activities with various consumer organizations and...

The New City Hall, San Francisco, California, 1915

The New City Hall, San Francisco, California album contains 62 photographic prints taken in 1915 by John Channing. The album features the newly-constructed San Francisco City Hall, built to replace the previous structure which was destroyed in the earthquake and...

New San Francisco: Three Years after the Great Conflagration: Photographs, 1909

The New San Francisco album contains 24 mounted prints taken by Edward N. Sewell in 1909 representing the state of recovery of San Francisco three years after the devastating earthquake and fire of 1906 which destroyed much of the city....

 
Neylan (John Francis) Papers

Contains correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, articles, clippings, scrapbooks and printed material relating to: his work as chairman of the California State Board of Control during Hiram Johnson's administration; as publisher of the ; Neylan's work on the Board of Regents...

 
Nicaragua Information Center Records

The records of the Nicaragua Information Center span the decade of its operation, beginning in 1980 through its closure in 1991. They consist primarily of NIC's operational, working files, including information about other organizations and political events of the decade,...

 
Nicaraguan poster collection

Nicaraguan posters, 1979-1989, representing a wide range of themes, including literacy campaigns, commemorations of revolutionary book releases, land reform, and cultural events.

 
Nicholson (Antionette Wheeler) Letters regarding the Suffrage Movement and Against Capital Punishment

Correspondence received from various public officials including, Lou Henry Hoover, Fremont Older, and Theodore Roosevelt concerning suffrage and capital punishment. They have been arranged chronologically. An alphabetical list of correspondents follows....

 
North Berkeley and Kensington Real Estate Development

Streets and homes in Thousand Oaks, Kensington Park, Berkeley Highlands, and Northbrae areas of Berkeley and Kensington, Calif. Two photos show streetcars.

 
Notes on the History and Resources of Washington Territory

From 1872 a lawyer and newspaper publisher at Snohomish, Washington, Morse traveled extensively about the Puget Sound country and filled these notebooks with historical gleanings. There are two on "Settlement", 12 on the Indian war of 1855-1856, three on the...

 
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Oakland, California, ca. 1930-1939 - Views

The collection consists of 26 black and white photographs taken in Oakland, California by the Cheney Photo Advertising Company circa 1930-1939. The views include the residences of Francis Marion Smith, founder of the Borax empire, and Joaquin Miller's "Hights." Other...

 
Oakland Tribune Records

The is a daily newspaper published in Oakland, California. The Oakland Tribune Records consist of files that the Knowland family compiled during their ownership of this newspaper.

O'Brien (Mark) Papers

Consists of the body of O'Brien's professional work as a poet and journalist. The papers include unpublished and published poems, books, articles, short stories, and speeches, as well as O'Brien's undergraduate and graduate school assignments.

 
Official Documents Relating to Early San Francisco

Includes official correspondence of various alcaldes and justices of the peace; proclamations and documents relating to criminal and court proceedings, land grants, etc.

Oil Industry in California, 1911-1914

The Oil Industry in California collection consists of 383 photographs taken from 1911-1914. The photographer is unknown. Every aspect of the industry is depicted: choosing and clearing the site, hauling the pipes, line, and equipment; drilling water wells; building derricks;...

 
Older (Fremont) Papers - Portraits

Includes portraits of Older himself and other San Francisco figures, including: James D. Phelan, Abe Ruef, and others.

Oliver Family Photograph Collections

The Oliver Collection consists of approximately 2700 glass plate negatives and photographic prints taken mainly by amateur photographer William Letts Oliver and his son, Roland L. Oliver. Subjects include maritime and yachting scenes, views of California and San Francisco Bay...

 
O'Neill (Edmond) Papers

The Edmond O'Neill Papers, 1891-1918, relate primarily to his career in the Department of Chemistry at the University of California, Berkeley, and his involvement with intercollegiate athletics, and contain correspondence and office files, with a few personal papers. Letters by...

 
Oppenheimer (Frank) Papers

Consists of correspondence, writings, along with professional and personal papers reflecting his career in scientific research and his role as a pioneer in science education. Also included are materials regarding his investigation by the U.S. Congress House Committee on Un-American...

Oregon, California, Idaho, and Other Western Scenes - Photographs

The Photographs of Oregon, California, Idaho, and Other Western Scenes collection contains 310 items --293 stereographs, 7 cartes de visite, and 10 other mounted albumen prints --taken from 1857 to circa 1895. Most of the prints are the work of...

 
Oregon Miscellany

Letters and documents collected by Thomas Wayne Norris....

 
Oregon Pioneer Records

Includes typescript copies of diaries, letters and narratives, with biographical and genealogical notes and photographs added. Originals of some items in private possession as noted thereon. Included are accounts of overland journeys to Oregon; organizational journal, 1845, for train captained...

 
Osborne (Selden) Papers

The collection highlights Osborne's extensive involvement in labor organization and the attempt to reform and reveal what he saw as an undemocratic union structure. The collection consists of three series. Series 1 consists of various materials relating to labor organizations...

 
O'Shaughnessy (Michael M.) papers

The M. M. (Michael Maurice) O'Shaughnessy papers, 1882-1937, consist of materials relating to his career as a civil engineer, working first as a consultant in private practice, and later as City Engineer of San Francisco. The collection contains primary and...

Otis (Harrison Gray) Album of California Scenes

The Harrison Gray Otis Album of California Scenes contains 23 photographic prints taken circa 1890-1910 by the photographer "Rafert."

 
Owings (Margaret W.) Papers

Collection contains correspondence, speeches, articles, and files related to Margaret Owings' work in environmental conservation and wildlife preservation. She was particularly concerned with mountain lions, sea otters, sea lions, California redwoods, and parks and wildlife in Africa. Owings was...

 
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Pacific Coast Committee on American Principles and Fair Play Records

The Pacific Coast Committee on American Principles and Fair Play Records date from 1940 to 1951, and relate to the evacuation, internment, and relocation of Japanese-Americans during World War II. The collection consists of a variety of materials, including correspondence,...

 
Pacific Counseling Service and Military Law Office Records

Consists of office files from two collaborating organizations serving U.S. military service personnel primarily in the Bay Area and Asia during and after the Vietnam War. Includes organizational history, correspondence and reports from projects and offices in Asia and West...

 
Packard (Walter Eugene) Papers

The collection is organized into nine series: Correspondence; Projects; Projects, post-retirement; Writings, manuscripts; Writings, printed; Newspaper clippings and press; Personalia; Emma Lou (Leonard) Packard papers; and Other family papers. The correspondence includes both outgoing and incoming letters. Outgoing correspondence is...

 
Page (Donald W.) Papers

Donald William Page, born in on October 12, 1884, spent much of his career in Mexico, Ecuador, Spain, Portugal, and other countries. During World War I, he served as a captain in the United States Army Corps of Engineers and...

Paget-Fredericks (Joseph Rous) Dance Collection

The Paget-Fredericks Dance Collection contains roughly 2,000 original drawings, paintings, photographs and pieces of memorabilia that date from ca. 1913 to ca. 1945.

 
Paget-Fredericks (Jospeh Rous) Papers

The Joseph Rous Paget-Fredericks Papers consist primarily of materials relating to his extensive involvement in the art and dance world of the 1920s and 1930s. Although the collection extends from 1893-1963, the bulk of materials date from 1924 to 1962,...

 
Palace Hotel Records

Contains daily schedules and reservations, and employee time sheets. The daily schedules and reservations detail banquets, meetings, weddings, parties and also the first meetings of the United Nations in 1945. Details include menus and seating charts. There are also daily...

 
Panama Pacific International Exposition Pictorial Miscellany

Chiefly panoramic or birdseye views of the expostion grounds and of crowds or organized groups attending special events or dedicated days of the exposition. Many such days are focused upon organized professional or trade groups or upon visiting individuals....

 
Panama Pacific International Exposition Records

The Panama Pacific International Exposition Records consist of the official records from the offices of the world's fair held in San Francisco, California in 1915. The bulk of the records range in date from 1911, when San Francisco was...

Panama-Pacific International Exposition - Photographs

The Photographs of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition collection contains 31 photographic prints of the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition taken by the Cardinell-Vincent Company, the official photographers of the Exposition.

Panama-Pacific International Exposition, 1915 - Views

The Views of the Panama Pacific International Exposition albums contain 462 photographic prints taken by William Hood of the Cardinell-Vincent Company, the official photographers of the Exposition. The albums document in great detail the structures and grounds of the Panama-Pacific...

 
Papers on European and American Printers, Illustrators, and Artists

Prepared by students in UC School of Librarianship courses in the history of the book and history of printing.

 
Papers on the Bear Flag...

Papers obtained by H.H. Bancroft for his History of California, documenting the capture and occupation of Sonoma in 1846, M.G. Vallejo's imprisonment, and events leading to his release.

 
Papers on the History of California

They relate mainly to the Donner Party, McKinstry's work as sheriff for the Sacramento District, estimates of the whites and Indians in the Sacramento Valley, and early steamboats on the Sacramento River. Included also is a pay roll of the...

 
Papers relating to California pioneers and to California history

A few autobiographical sketches collected by Mrs. Wolfe; research notes; transcripts of letters, diaries, and articles; occassional correspondence with families of pioneers, etc. Include material relating to the following people - John Marsh, Kimball family, John Muir, George C. Yount,...

 
Papers relating to John Wright Buckham's Book: George Holmes Howison

Includes letters written to Buckham, mainly after the publication of the book, and a few anecdotes by Buckham concerning Howison.

 
Papers Relating to the Jesuits in Baja California and Other Northern Regions in New Spain

Letters and reports (mostly signed originals) dealing primarily with the work of Padre Eusebio Francisco Kino and his fellow Jesuit missionaries in Baja California, Sonora, Sinaloa, and other parts of New Spain. Include histories of missions, accounts of explorations and...

 
Paramount Theatre Records

Provides a complete history of the venue from 1929-1999, with regular additions expected. The management, construction and restoration of the building are fully documented. The bulk of the collection includes detailed performance schedules and a large poster collection.

 
Pardee (George C.) Papers

The George Cooper Pardee Papers, 1871-1968, contain materials documenting Pardee's political career as governor of California, his role as governor in overseeing relief efforts following the Great San Francisco Earthquake and Fire of 1906, and his interests in conservation, forestry,...

 
Parker (Robert A.) Papers

Correspondence, mainly about his writing; mss., with related materials, of his biographies; articles and book reviews by him relating to art and the theater; mss. of film scenarios and plays; unfinished ms. on the theater in America; unpublished novel based...

 
Parkman (Samuel P.P.) Papers

The Samuel Paul Pablo Parkman family papers includes correspondence, mining documents, diaries, personal legal documents and genealogies.

Parks and Buildings of Sacramento, Calif., ca. 1930-1939

The , collection contains 34 photographic prints probably taken during the 1930's. Included are views of parks, schools and other buildings. Parks include Fremont, McKinley Marshall, South Side, and Winn parks. Schools include Oak Park, Watson Grammar, and the high...

Parks in Oakland, California - Views

The Views of Parks in Oakland, California collection contains 30 photographic prints taken circa 1905.

 
Parsons (Edward L.) Papers

The Edward Lambe Parsons Papers, 1865-1968, consist of correspondence, writings, and office files relating to his career as one of the leading figures of the Protestant Episcopal Church in America, plus personal, biographical, and family papers. The collection spans Parsons'...

 
Parsons (James Jerome) Papers

Collection consists of personal, professional and academic incoming correspondence for James Jerome Parsons. Also included are reviews by and of Parsons’ work.

Partington family papers

The correspondence and papers of the John Herbert Evelyn Partington, his wife Sarah, and their children: Blanche Partington, Gertrude Partington Albright, Phyllis Partington, and, to a lesser extent, Jack (John) Partington, Sr., Richard Langtry Partington, Edward Partington, and Kate Partington.

Partridge (Roi) Mills College: Record of a Campus, ca. 1940

This collection of Mills College photographs consists of 55 items (53 photographic prints) mounted on boards, taken by Roi Partridge, circa 1940. The other two items are a map of Mills based on a drawing, and a postscript describing the...

 
Pascoe (Juan) collection

The Juan Pascoe Collection, 1971-2008, contains almost all of the imprints and published monographs created by Juan Pascoe. It begins with his first efforts in West Branch, Iowa (1971-1972), traces his developments through his initial press, Imprenta Rascuache, in Mexico...

 
Pearson (Gustavus C.) Papers

The collection consists primarily of diaries, and letters between the members of Gustavus Pearson's immediate family -- his wife Hattie and three children, John A., Francis, and Norman. Included in the correspondence are also a few letters from Gustavus and...

 
Peixotto (Ernest and Mary) papers

Papers of artist and writer Ernest Peixotto and his wife Mary Hutchinson Peixotto. Includes correspondence; subject files; diaries, sketchbooks, and notebooks; personalia; ephemera; and some scrapbooks.

 
People for the American Way Collection of Conservative Political Ephemera

This collection is comprised of ephemera assembled by the People For the American Way and pertaining to right-wing movements in the United States. The collection documents the ideological orientations, policy positions, talking points, and organizational structures and strategies of hundreds...

Personalities and Activities in the Self-Help Cooperatives of California: Photographs from the Exhibition, 1933-1934

The Personalities and Activities of the Self-Help Cooperatives of California collection contains 80 mounted silver gelatin prints taken from 1933-34. The prints were originally included in the "Exhibition of Photographs and Etchings of Personalities and Activities in the Self-Help Cooperatives...

 
Pesonen (David) papers

The David Pesonen Papers include materials produced and acquired by Pesonen relating to his professional activities as an environmental activist, lawyer, and judge in the San Francisco Bay Area.

 
Phelan (James D.) Papers

The James D. Phelan Papers, 1855-1941 (bulk 1906-1930), contain materials documenting Phelan's political career as San Francisco's Mayor and a U. S. Senator, his involvement in relief efforts following the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, his business and financial activities, and...

Phelan (James D.) Photograph Albums,1902-1929

The collection consists of 21 photograph albums containing more than 6000 photographic prints, postcards, and ephemeral items collected by James Duval Phelan between the years 1902 and 1929. The albums, numbered 82 through 102, were originally part of Phelan's papers....

 
Philippine Commerce and the Manila Galleon Collection

These records document changes in the regulations of the Manila Galleons from the Real Tribunal y Consulado de Manila to the formation of the Real Compania de Filipinas. Many deal specifically with trade between Mexico and the Philippine Islands and...

 
Photographic Views of Oakland, California

Chiefly Oakland views, with several views of Berkeley. Scenes are those that would promote the region and focus on economic growth, prosperity, and amenities. Prominent are views of downtown streets and commercial buildings, schools and public buildings, the Oakland harbor...

Pictorial Material from the Anna Blake Mezquida Papers

Collection includes an album of photographs, postcards, and prints from the 1906 earthquake and fire of San Francisco with captions apparently by Anna Blake Mezquida or a family member.

 
Pimentel (George C.) papers

This collection documents George C. Pimentel's career in the field of chemistry. It includes information on his research, teaching, public service, travel and meetings, and engagement in the community of the University of California at Berkeley. Of particular interest are...

 
Pitzer, (Kenneth S.)

The Kenneth S. Pitzer Papers, 1915-2000, consist of correspondence, writings, reports, and research materials documenting Pitzer's career in the field of theoretical chemistry from the 1930s until his death in 1997. The bulk of the collection is made up of...

 
Placer Co., Calif., War History Committee Records

The Placer Co., Calif., War History Committee was created in the Fall of 1918, as part of the effort by the State Council of Defense to principal of Placer Union High School, was appointed chair of the committee established to...

Pneumonic Plague Outbreak Sites and Rats in Los Angeles - Photographic Documentation

This collection contains 617 photographs in 8 albums documenting Los Angeles plague outbreaks in 1924-1925. The first album contains an index, which covers all 8 albums. The index headings have been used in the container listing to group the photographs....

 
Polhemus (Charles B.) Papers

Charles B. Polhemus came to California in 1849 and was an active and successful businessman and diplomat, with interests in real estate, the commission and banking business, ranching, and the railroad industry. This collection consists of retained copies of correspondence,...

 
Pollack (Jack H.) Papers

This collection contains the papers of Jack Harrison Pollack pertaining primarily to his research and writings for his biography of Chief Justice Earl Warren (1891-1974). The papers include correspondence with figures who knew and associated with Warren, research notes, and...

Pond (C. L.), Yosemite Stereoviews

The Yosemite Stereoviews by Charles L. Pond collection consists of 31 stereographic prints taken from circa 1871 to circa 1878.

Postcard Views of California Towns

Postcards picturing streets, buildings, people, agricultural fairs, and general scenes in various Northern California towns.

Postcards of California, Oregon, and Washington

Postcards of scenes in various California, Oregon, and Washington locales. Scenic landscapes and tourist attractions predominate.

 
Pratt (Haraden) Papers

Consisting of correspondence and related papers, includes letters to and from Pratt, notes, articles and other printed materials, and photographs. The papers include correspondence relating to his researches into the history of wireless and early radio, his early work in...

 
Presbyterian Church in Chinatown, San Francisco, Historical Documentation Project Records

The Historical Documentation Project (HDoc) materials spanning the dates of 1848 to 2004 were donated by Presbyterian Church in Chinatown (PCC), San Francisco, pastors, officers, and members. They contain the background information and records of the project; All-Church records; papers...

 
Pringle Family Papers

The Pringle Family Papers, 1803-1961, consist primarily of correspondence of the extended families of Edward J. Pringle (1826-1899) and his wife, Cornelia C. Johnson Pringle, of San Francisco, California. Edward was the son of William Bull Pringle (1800-1881) and Mary...

 
Prints and/or transcripts of documents concerning California and Mexico

Documents relating to the filibustering activities of Raousset-Boulbon (1852-1853); Henry A. Crabb (1857); defense of Veracruz and the Gulf Coast against English attack (18th century); administrative and foreign affairs of Upper California, 1830-1846. Many of these documents are described in...

 
Protean Press Archive

The Protean Press Archive, 1970-2007, documents the work of a one-woman fine art press founded in San Francisco, California in 1982 by Terry Horrigan. The collection includes materials from all stages of printing, including research materials, design work, correspondence with...

 
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Quinn (Arthur) papers

The Arthur Quinn Papers (1967-1997) consist primarily of Quinn's manuscript drafts. Correlating correspondence for each title is filed with manuscript drafts. Unpublished papers, speeches and prospectuses, his Princeton dissertation and undated notebooks pretaining to coursework while at Princeton are also...

 
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Rabinowitz (Jesse) Papers

The Jesse Rabinowitz papers, 1944-1999, consist of correspondence, writings, research, and personal papers relating to his life and work as a biochemist. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence, research material, and professional papers that Rabinowitz collected during his...

 
Rainforest Action Network Records

Contains subject files for Rainforest Action Network (RAN) campaigns, Rainforest Action Groups, Rainforest Action Network publications, and small quantities of correspondence and photographs.

Ralston (W. C.) and His Mansion in Belmont, Ca., 1872-1874 - Photographs

The Photographs of W.C. Ralston and His Mansion in Belmont, Calif. collection contains eleven photographic albumen prints taken by Eadweard Muybridge in 1874. The prints, some of which are stereograph halves, are gathered on four mounts --two prints being individually...

 
Rankin (James) Sons Records

Born in May 1851, James Rankin immigrated to the United States from Scotland when in his teens. He first found employment and learned the trade of plumbing from his uncle, Mr. Dalziel of Oakland. He continued to work with his...

 
Rapoport (Henry) Papers

The Henry Rapoport Papers, 1936-2003, consist of correspondence, writings, reports, and research materials spanning Rapoport's distinguished career in organic chemistry from the 1940s to his death in 2002. The bulk of the collection includes correspondence and reports generated by Rapoport...

 
Rather (Lois) papers

Papers of Lois Rather, printer, writer, and proprietor, along with her husband Clif Rather, of the Oakland, California-based Rather Press.

 
Raun Family Photograph Album of California Scenes

Snapshots or amateur views including San Francisco's Cliff House and Golden Gate Park, Monterey, Sacramento, Mt. Tamalpais, Sausalito, the Mokelumne River, and the Del Ray [sic] mine. Also present is a view of the tombstone of Eduard Theodor and Charlotta...

 
Records for the Betteravia Plant

Correspondence files and financial records.

The Records of an Unbroken Friendship but the Mortal Severance, 1907-1924

The Records of an Unbroken Friendship but the Mortal Severance album contains approximately 410 photographs apparently created as a memorial to Taizo Kato, a Japanese-American who died in 1924 at the age of 36. The album title implies that it...

 
Records of the California State Parks Council

Relating to the campaign for a comprehensive state park program. Included are copies of letters written by Newton B. Drury and staff, incoming correspondence, interoffice memoranda, minutes of meetings, press releases, articles prepared for newspapers and magazines, speeches and statements,...

Redwood Manufacturers Company Plant in Pittsburg, Calif., ca. 1915-ca. 1925

The Redwood Manufacturers Company Plant in Pittsburg, Calif. albums contain 274 photographic prints taken circa 1915 to circa 1925. The subject of the albums is the Redwood Manufacturers Co. (Remco), located in Pittsburg adjacent to the U.S. Steel Corporation. Both...

Reed (George) Miscellaneous Views From the San Francisco Bay and Monterey Areas, California

The collection consists of an album of 42 black and white photographs taken by George Reed of Sausalito, California, probably in 1888. The album appears to be a family snapshot album. It includes views of the grounds and gardens as...

 
Reid (Sally M.) Papers

Papers relating to the passage of the California Wilderness Act (1984) and the Condor Range and Rivers Protection Act (1992), including correspondence, photographs, reports, documents, and other papers of this Sierra Club member.

 
Reid (William T.) Papers

was born on November 8, 1843 on a farm near After graduating from in 1868, he taught at the and the prestigious before accepting a job at the in in 1875. Elected to the presidency of the in 1881, Reid...

Relief Camps for Refugees from the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, 1906

The Relief Camps for Refugees from the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire album contains 25 photographic prints taken in 1906 by San Francisco photographer Charles Weidner. The album documents the relief camps constructed for refugees from San Francisco's 1906 earthquake...

Rice Growing and Irrigation in California, 1908-1916 - Photographs

This collection contains 17 black and white photographs taken between the years 1908 and 1916 of rice fields, agricultural equipment, and irrigation procedures, primarily in Yolo County, California. Several photographs feature Fair Ranch, located in Knight's Landing. Other rice fields...

 
Richard & Rhoda Goldman Fund Records

The Richard & Rhoda Goldman Fund Records document a history of charitable giving to nonprofit organizations working in the areas of the environment, Jewish affairs, Israel, population, and the San Francisco Bay Area.

 
Richardson (Leon Josiah) papers

The papers of Leon Josiah Richardson, Professor of Latin and Director of the University Extension at the University of California, Berkeley, contain correspondence, drafts and notes for articles, poems, and speeches, as well as material relating to his teaching of...

 
Ricketts (Norma B.) Papers

The Norma B. Ricketts Papers contain research materials on the Mormon presence in California, from the Gold Rush era to present day.

 
Ricks (William N.) Papers

The William Nauns Ricks Papers contain more than 450 individual poems and nearly 100 short stories and other works of prose, written or collected by Ricks between 1899 and 1963. The collection also includes a small amount of correspondence and...

Ritz (Rosalie) courtroom drawings

COLLECTION RESTRICTED: See Information for Researchers for more information. Original courtroom art depicts many famous California trials of the late 1960's to early 1980's. These drawings were used to report on the trial in the media, as cameras were not...

Rivergarden Farms

This collection consists of an album of 79 photographic prints of Rivergarden Farms, an agricultural area apparently located near the Sacramento River in the vicinity of Knights Landing (Yolo County) and Grimes (Colusa County), California. The photos were taken circa...

Riverside and Los Angeles Area Views, circa 1880-1889

Photographs include views of Pasadena, missions, ostrich farms, agriculture, orange groves, landscapes, a multiplate panorama of Los Angeles, and numerous booths decorated with flowers, each representing a Southern California city in an exposition or fair.

 
Robert Bigham Brode papers

The Robert Bigham Brode papers including correspondence, course materials, notebooks, administrative files and artifacts.

Roberts (Edward V.) Papers

The Edward V. Roberts Papers, 1953-1998 [bulk 1975-1995], consist of writings, professional activities, subject files, and biographical information documenting Roberts's leading role in the movements for disability rights and independent living. The majority of the material is about Roberts's professional...

 
Rockport Redwood Company Records

The records of the Rockport Redwood Company, a predecessor of the and the are a rich resource on the redwood lumber business from the early 1940s to the mid-1960s. The files contain correspondence, reports, legal records of land transactions, surveys...

Rodolph (Frank B.) Photograph Collection

The Frank B. Rodolph collection consists of 1254 original photographs taken by Rodolph and associates, including Isaiah W. Taber. The Taber photographs, primarily of Alaska, can be found in volume 14 (BANC PIC 1905.17159). Rodolph's subjects include a variety of...

 
Roney (Frank) Papers

Contains materials given by Frank Roney to Ira B. Cross to complete his book, , including correspondence, writings, materials relating to Roney's activities with labor organizations in San Francisco, clippings and ephemera. Writings include Roney's diary when he first arrived...

Rossman (Michael) Free Speech Movement photographs

Contains digital copies only of 32 photographs of the 1964 Free Speech Movement events at the University of California, Berkeley and 4 images from printed album covers. These materials were loaned to the University Libraries at Berkeley by Michael Rossman...

 
Rowell (Joseph C.) Correspondence: Additions

This collection is composed primarily of letters written to Rowell while he was Librarian of the University of California, Berkeley. It was transferred from the Rare Books and Special Collections Department in August 1970. The letters have been arranged alphabetically,...

 
Ryder (Worth) Papers

Consists of lectures, exams, art project assignments and criticism written by Worth Ryder during his time at UC Berkeley as a Lecturer, Associate Professor, Professor and Professor Emeritus.

 
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San Antonio de Padua Mission Documents

Documents collected by Thomas Savage from the San Antonio de Padua Mission in 1878 for the Bancroft Library. Mainly reports of the mission and papers relating to marriage dispensations.

San Francisco and Oakland, California, After the 1906 Earthquake and Fire - Views

This collection of earthquake and fire views from 1906 consists of 39 photographic prints in stereograph form. Several of the images have duplicate copies, bringing the total number of images to 43. Some photomechanical prints are included. The photographers are...

San Francisco Bay Area Earthquake of 1868

The San Francisco Bay Area Earthquake of 1868 collection contains eleven cartes de visite and two stereographs taken in 1868 by various photographers. The collection documents the damage exacted by the Hayward earthquake of October 21, 1868, estimated to have...

 
San Francisco Before the Earthquake of 1906 - Lantern Slides

Views of San Francisco (one 1837 general view of the city), streets and buildings, Montgomery Street in 1850's, the first Ferry Building, the old Vallejo Street Wharf, the Waterfront in 1860's, and other views.

San Francisco Chinese Community and Earthquake Damage, ca. 1906

The San Francisco Chinese Community and Earthquake Damage album contains 223 photographic prints taken circa 1906. A large percentage of the collection features the students of the Chinese Methodist Episcopal Mission, a girls' home in San Francisco's Chinatown. Included are...

 
San Francisco Committee of Vigilance of 1851 Papers

Include constitution, name book, minutes of meetings, accounts, and other records. Also police reports, statements and depositions in criminal cases, especially those involving James Stuart and John Jenkins. Some correspondence and clippings.

 
San Francisco Committee of Vigilance of 1856 Papers

Correspondence addressed to the Committee and a scrapbook of clippings, May - October 1856, covering the assassination of James King of William and the activities of the Committee. Also letters, 1853-1855, to Edward McGowan, who was seized by the Committee....

 
San Francisco Earthquake and Fire - Lantern Slides

Primarily views taken during and after the fire of 1906, including general views of the city as well as individual buildings and sites. Also includes early views of the city, dating from the 1850's.

 
San Francisco Earthquake and Fire: Rotogravure Supplements to the SF Examiner

Cityscapes and bird's-eye-views of ruins following the 1906 earthquake and fire.

San Francisco Earthquake and Fire Stereographs, 1906

The San Francisco Earthquake and Fire Stereographs collection contains 37 stereographic prints, mostly published by Tom M. Phillips in 1906. The collection documents the devastation caused by the San Francisco earthquake and fire of 1906. Pictured are scenes along Market,...

San Francisco Earthquake and Fire Views

Collection contains commercial photographic prints taken in San Francisco by W.J. Street during and after the disaster of 1906.

 
San Francisco examiner photograph archive

Local news photographs taken by staff of the Examiner, a major San Francisco daily newspaper. The vast majority of the negative files record local persons and events in San Francisco, the Bay Area, and Northern California. Included are all the...

 
San Francisco Examiner Photograph Archive

The San Francisco Examiner photographic print files consist of the news photographs collected by the San Francisco Examiner library. Many are prints from negatives shot by staff photographers, while others originated with wire services or as submissions from individuals or...

 
San Francisco Foundation Records

Contains office records, dockets, grant files, Buck Trust trial transcripts, newsletters, press releases, clippings, and other miscellaneous papers. Also included are manuscripts of the winning entries for the Joseph Henry Jackson Award, and the James D. Phelan Award.

San Francisco Girls' High School Class Photographs, 1877

This collection consists of an album of 19 photographic prints of classes in the San Francisco Girls' High School in 1877. The subjects of the photographs are classes of students with their teachers and one photograph of all the teachers...

 
San Francisco Graft Prosecution Collection of Records

The Collection of San Francisco Graft Prosecution Records contains copies of legal records and scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, including transcripts of the trials of Abe Ruef, Eugene E. Schmitz, Louis Glass, Michael W. Coffey, Patrick Calhoun, et al., and contempt...

San Francisco Graft Trial, 1907-1908 - Photographs

The Photographs Related to the San Francisco Graft Trial collection contains 15 photographic prints taken mostly in 1907-1908. The collection features many of the important individuals involved in the San Francisco graft trials of 1907 and 1908. The trials occurred...

 
San Francisco Jewish Community Center records

The collection provides an overview of the San Francisco Jewish Community Center's activities between 1930, its incorporation, and circa 1979. Files on the building campaign in the early 1930s, recreation, social, and educational programs, institutional finances, board matters, and general...

 
San Francisco Microscopical Society Records

Consists of records chronicling the first incarnation of the SF Microscopical Society, 1870-1905, including organizational records, meeting minutes, correspondence, indexes of publications, scrapbooks of clippings, fern mounts, and photographs of microscopic organisms, and papers written and presented by members.

San Francisco News-Call Bulletin Newspaper Photograph Archive

This collections chiefly consists of photographic negatives of San Francisco Bay Area news events taken by staff photographers of and its predecessors, and which were daily newspapers of San Francisco, Calif.

 
San Francisco News-Call Bulletin newspaper photograph archive and newsclipping files

The San Francisco News-Call Bulletin newspaper photograph archive consists of the twentieth century photographic files of (1959-1965) and its predecessors publications; (ca. 1915-1929) and (1929-1959). The bulk of the collection as it exists today is divided between The Bancroft Library...

San Francisco News-Call Bulletin Newspaper Photograph Archive (Free Speech Movement Selection)

The Free Speech Movement selection from the The San Francisco News-Call Bulletin newspaper photograph archive represents only a small portion of the total News-Call Bulletin photograph collection at The Bancroft Library. A representative group of photographs were selected from the...

 
San Francisco Police Photograph Album

Apparently the personal album of photographer George W. Blum, this scrapbook documents numerous San Francisco murder cases. Includes photographs of victims in the morgue and at crime scenes, mug shots of suspects, newsclippings, and occasional street views. The most prominent...

 
San Francisco Scenes: Photographs from Waters' Nickel Series

Small format, commercially produced views of San Francisco scenes: primarily San Francicisco's Chinese community, plus boats on the bay, the Sutro Baths, and various downtown views.

 
San Francisco State College Poetry Center Records

Primarily correspondence of Ruth Witt-Diamant, director, with poets participating in readings at the Center, together with program notes, publicity material, and biographical information submitted by the poets; papers regarding the history, organization and financing of the Center; appeals for support;...

San Francisco views

Album of San Francisco street scenes and photographs of civic and commercial buildings prior to the earthquake and fire of 1906. Of particular interest are twenty-three views of San Francisco’s Chinatown.

 
San Francisco Women for Peace Records

The San Francisco Women for Peace Records, 1943-[ongoing] contain materials from the San Francisco and East Bay branches of both Women for Peace and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. The collection documents yearly and extended campaigns for...

San Gabriel and Pasadena, California Views

The collection consists of an album of 30 photographs taken circa 1890 in the Pasadena and San Gabriel area.

San Joaquin Delta Land Reclamation Photographs, ca. 1904-1907

The San Joaquin Delta collection contains 97 photographic prints taken primarily by Charles A. Bishop circa 1904-1907 documenting various aspects of the reclamation, irrigation, and cultivation processes undertaken in the Middle River area of the San Joaquin Valley. Activities featured...

San Quentin Prison and Events, ca. 1925-1935 - Views

The Views of San Quentin Prison and Events album contains 355 photographic prints taken circa 1925-1935. The album features views and scenes of the the prison grounds, interiors of many of the structures, and various recreational acitivities. Besides general grounds...

Santa Barbara Views, ca. 1875

This collection consists of 20 photographic prints mounted on cardboard (one is a stereograph) of views of Santa Barbara, California, ca. 1875. The photographers include Hayward & Muzzall, W. J. Rea, and I. N. Cook. Included are images of Santa...

 
Sauer (Carl Ortwin) Research Notebooks, 1930-1955

Research notebooks of American geographer Carl Orwin Sauer, consisting of copies of documents from a range of Mexican and Spanish archives (dating from circa 1525 to 1802) relating to Sauer's research interests in Mexico and Latin America.

 
Save San Francisco Bay Association Records

The records of the Save the San Francisco Bay Association document the work of the organization committed to preserving the San Francisco Bay as a natural resource. Based in Berkeley, California, the association was founded in 1961 by Esther...

 
Scharrenberg (Paul) Papers

Correspondence and papers relating primarily to Scharrenberg's career in the labor movement and his other positions. Includes letters to and from Scharrenberg; subject files containing committee reports, memoranda, copies of correspondence, notes, printed material, clippings, etc.; scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings...

Scheffauer (Herman G.) Photograph Album, ca. 1885-ca. 1925

The Herman George Scheffauer Photograph Album contains 130 photographs taken circa 1885-1925. Nearly all the photographs in the album feature Scheffauer, many of them being portraits taken by professional photographers in San Francisco, London, and Berlin. Other notable persons featured...

Schmidt Lithograph Company records

Collection consists primarily of scrapbooks containing label samples and advertising materials.

 
Schurmannn (Franz) Papers

The papers of Franz Schurmann, American historian and sociologist and expert on China during the Cold War.

 
Scott (Mel) Papers

Correspondence, writings, and research files, mainly concerning Scott's publications on art, regional planning, and growth in the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles. Research files account for the bulk of the collection, and include notes, clippings, and miscellaneous printed...

 
Scott (William A.) Papers

Correspondence; church records; diaries, mainly of European trips; accounts; clippings re the San Francisco Committee of Vigilance of 1856; manuscripts of articles and sermons. Mainly concerning the Presbyterian church in California, Louisiana and New York.

 
Seager (Allan) Papers

Correspondence; typescripts of his short stories and novels; research materials and manuscripts of his biography of Theodore Roethke, The Glass House; diaries, 1924-1931, and diary notes, 1931-1960. Correspondence; typescripts of his short stories and novels; research materials and manuscript of...

 
Searls & Searls Records

Records consist of correspondence and business records, including abstracts, affidavits, deeds, and other legal documents, pertaining to the activities of this Nevada City, California law firm. With one exception, these date from 1863 to 1925, during which time Niles Searls...

Second World War posters pertaining to various European countries

Includes posters relating to the war efforts of Poland, Czechoslovakia, Belgium, Norway, Denmark, and Greece.

See the Sierras from a Saddle: Robinson Pack Train, Allie W. Robinson, Prop., ca. 1930

The See the Sierras album contains 71 black and white photographs on 68 pages taken by Frashers Foto Company of Pomona California, probably in the 1930s. The album was prepared as a promotional tool for the Robinson Pack Train in...

 
Selected documents on the missions of Sonora and Southern Arizona : typescripts

These copies were the gift of Fr. Marion A. Habig, O. F. M., in 1954. Four folders are typed transcript; one is photocopy. The transcripts are carbons of copies in the Bolton papers (#356, 359, and 378)....

 
Senators and Officials of the State of California - Photographs

Portraits of: Timothy Guy Phelps, Ferris Forman, Joseph Walkup, Aaron R. Meloney, James Anderson, John Coulter (annotated as Joseph Coulter on sheet, but printed John Coulter by Hutchings), Ephraim Garter, John Chilton Burch, William T. Ferguson, Isaac Allen, Alfred W....

 
Serious Business Company Records

Serious Business Company records consist of correspondence (letters, contracts and miscellany); publicity materials (brochures, programs, flyers, screening calendars, press clippings, photographs and negatives); and accounting and invoice statements from and to filmmakers. Also included are correspondence and documentation regarding film...

Service, Caroline Schulz Papers

Contains correspondence between Caroline Schultz Service and family and friends, as well as writings and personal papers.

 
Service (Grace) papers

The Grace Service Papers, 1855-1957, contain correspondence, diaries, short stories and other writings, along with some family and personal papers, with the bulk of the collection spanning the years 1905 to 1954.

 
Service (John S.) Papers

The John S. Service Papers, 1925-1999, document the life experiences of "Jack" Service, a member of the United States Foreign Service who was posted to China during the 1930s and 1940s, and later accused of "losing China to the...

 
Sexual Freedom League Records

Research and reference files (including correspondence). Includes a substantial, but incomplete, run of the SFL Newsletter (March 1965-April 1971), as well as scattered samples of other serials on issues of sexual freedom.

 
Seymour (Bruce) - Collection of Lola Montez Materials

Research materials gathered for the biography, Lola Montez: A Life, by Bruce Seymour.

 
Shapiro (Saul E.) Papers

The Saul E. Shapiro papers concern his participation from 1948 as chairman of the Butte County Democratic Central Committee, and as a member of the State Central Committee. The collection consists of correspondence, campaign material, speeches, reprints, and articles concerning...

 
Sharon Family Papers

Pt. I: papers of Frederick W. Sharon re his business and property investments, the operation of the Palace Hotel, San Francisco, and the Sharon Estate Co. Pt. II Louise Sharon's social and family correspondence and letters re her business affairs....

 
Sharp (William) Papers

Consists of a small amount of correspondence, manuscripts, personal writings, and reviews that span a portion of William Sharp's literary career. Correspondence includes letters from Amelia Robertson Hill, concerning the bust she was making of Sharp, with notes concerning her...

Shasta Springs, July-August 1899

This collection consists of an album of 90 photographic prints of Mount Shasta and vicinity, taken in July and August, 1899. The photographer is probably Mary McLean Olney. Included are images of Mount Shasta and vicinity (including Castle Crags and...

Shaw (James P.) Collection - Marine Photographs

Primarily marine photographs showing vessels in and about San Francisco Bay.

 
Sheppard (Eli T.) Papers

Eli T. Sheppard papers: Chiefly relating to his diplomatic career as U.S. Consul to China and later as Advisor on International Law to the U.S. Minister to Japan. Includes correspondence, diaries,chitbooks, writings, certificates, scrapbooks and clippings. Includes some material pertaining...

 
Sherman (Edwin A.) Papers

Letters, manuscripts of writings, and clippings relating primarily to Edwin Allen Sherman, especially to his service in the Mexican War, his successful efforts to erect a monument in Monterey, California to honor John Drake Sloat, and other activities designed to...

 
Shipley (Maynard) Papers

Correspondence in reply to Shipley's letters and questionnaires concerning capital punishment; article based in part on replies received; studies of capital punishment in various countries; and clippings. Also included are manuscripts and reprints of Shipley's writings, material on the Shipley...

 
Shirpser (Clara) Papers

Correspondence, speeches, press releases, personalia, clippings and subject files, relating primarily to political activities, particularly her role as Democratic National Committeewoman from California, 1952-1956, and the Stevenson-Kefauver presidential primary campaign.

 
Short (Alan) Papers: re laws on Alcoholic Beverages

Senator Short served as chairman of the Committee. Files include correspondence with federal and state agencies, concerned individuals, private organizations, distillers, breweries, wineries, medical schools, etc.; reports and statistical data gathered in the course of the study; testimony presented...

Sierra Club Board of Directors meeting minutes, 1892-1995

The collection consists of the Sierra Club Board of Director Meeting Minutes from 1892-1995. Filmed from originals held by the Sierra Club.

 
Sierra Club California Legislative Office Records

The Sierra Club California Legislative Office, located in Sacramento, began in the late 1960s. It was one of the first offices established to work strictly on state-level environmental legislation.The staff consists of a state director, currently Michael Paparian, legislative representatives,...

 
Sierra Club International Program Records

The Sierra Club International Program Records document the activities and policies of one of the first organizations to be granted nongovernmental representative status at the United Nations. The records in this collection include correspondence, financial records, minutes, agendas, notes, policy...

 
Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund Records

The records of the Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund at The Bancroft Library are incomplete. Included in the collection are agendas, minutes, reports, clippings, financial reports, dockets, new matter forms, notes, and subject files pertaining to SCLDF's Mineral King litigation....

 
Sierra Club Members Papers

A wide variety of Sierra Club leaders are represented in this collection, including staff members engaged in national environmental politics; activists of critical importance to the development of the conservation movement in the United States; and volunteer activists involved in...

 
Sierra Club Mother Lode Chapter Records

This collection documents the internal affairs, activities, and conservation concerns of a chapter which is based in Sacramento, but which includes most of northeastern California as well as the upper San Joaquin and Sacramento Valleys. Because of the large geographical...

 
Sierra Club Mountain Registers and Records

Contains the Sierra Club Mountaineering Committee records, artifacts including register containers, and mountain registers mainly from California summits of the Sierra Nevada.

 
Sierra Club National Legislative Office Records

The Washington, D.C., office of the Sierra Club carries the principal responsibility for lobbying on legislation at the federal level. Records from this office reflect the Club's leadership in the drafting, enactment, and revision of laws, the implementation of which...

 
Sierra Club Office of the Executive Director Records

The Sierra Club Office of the Executive Director Records contain the office files of the Executive Directors and may include correspondence, memos, board and committee minutes, reports and other documents relating to club administration, policy and procedure. The bulk of...

 
Sierra Club Records

The records form one of the largest and most comprehensive collections of environmental records in the United States. The Club designated The Bancroft Library as its official archives in 1958, and the organization began transferring records from the San Francisco...

 
Sierra Club Southwest Office records

The Sierra Club Southwest Office Records (1900-2000, bulk 1966-1996) document the conservation, research, and political activities of the Southwest Office and its individual Sierra Club chapters.

 
Sierra Nevada Photographs [Joseph N. LeConte]

Album 1: Hetch Hetchy Valley (incomplete) -- Album 2: Yosemite National Park -- Album 3: The San Joaquin River to the Middle Fork of the Kings River -- Album 4: The South Fork of Kings River and the Kern River....

 
Sierra Nevada Photographs [Theodore S. Solomons]

Photos of Sierra Nevada scenery including Tuolumne River Canyon, Kings River, Mono Creek, San Joaquin River, Tehipite Valley and the Yosemite, Mt. Lyell, Mt. Ritter and Devil's Postpile regions.

 
Sierra Railroad Records

Boxes 1-5 and oversize folder 1 : Fragmentary collection, consisting of correspondence files of various officers of the company; minutes of meetings of directors and stockholders (2 v.); by-laws; copies of annual reports (3 v.); timetables; equipment rosters and specifications;...

 
Silver (Samuel) Papers

Letters written to him and copies of letters by him; manuscripts of speeches, course lectures, papers and books; reprints; notebooks; research proposals; materials relating to University committees and institutes, research notes; personalia, etc., documenting his career at the University and...

 
Simmons Family Papers

Primarily papers of Orrin Simmons pertaining to his business affairs in Costa Rica and San Francisco and his land holdings in the Berkeley area, Alameda Co., Calif. Included are letters from Juan Rafael Mora, papers concerning the College of California...

 
Simon (Emil J.) Autobiography and Lee de Forest Memorabilia

Inserted in the autobiography are letters, clippings, photographs and other materials documenting his life and career as a radio engineer and inventor. The Lee de Forest memorabilia include articles by and about the vacuum tube pioneer, letters, clippings, Simon's reminiscences,...

 
Sisson (James E.) Papers

Consists of Sisson's personal and research correspondence, writings, and research files on Jack London. Correspondence is chiefly with friends and other London scholars, including Tony Bubka, Marlan Beilke, Becky London Fleming, Russ Kingman, Earle Labor, and Joan London. Includes bibliographies...

 
Slate (Frederick) Papers

Letters, diaries, drafts of speeches and articles (including a biography of Hilgard), diplomas and photographs, relating mainly to his career at the University. Some papers pertaining to property in Berkeley and to his estaste, and a small group of...

 
Smith (Henry N.) Papers

Collection primarily consists of correspondence & research materials pertaining to Smith's published works, lectures and other professional activities and interests. The correspondence files are particularly extensive.

Smith (W. S.) San Francisco Earthquake and Fire Stereographs, 1906

The San Francisco Earthquake and Fire Stereographs by W.S. Smith collection contains 24 color stereographs published in San Francisco in 1906 by W.S. Smith during and following the earthquake and fire which destroyed much of the city. Notable scenes of...

Snap Shooting Around the Golden Gate International Exposition, 1939

This collection consists of five albums of black and white photographs taken by P. T. Glass of the Golden Gate International Exposition. The exposition was held from February 18 to October 29, 1939 on Treasure Island to celebrate the recent...

Snow Blockade, Sierra Nevada Mountains, California

This album of 15 Taber photographs shows railroad cuts through the deep snow of the Sierra Nevada mountains. Machinery for cutting through the drifts and railroad workers are also shown in several photographs. The photographs were taken in Placer County...

Social Protest Collection

Contains leaflets, flyers, posters, publications and ephemera. Gathered by the Social Protest Project primarily on Sproul Plaza for the UC undergraduate library between 1969-1982, the material primarly relates to the Vietnam War and Civil Rights demonstrations although there is significant...

 
Sonin (Bill) Papers

Research files of the Bay Area rock art archive, consisting of site reports, research notes, and other documentation assembled by Sonin and relating to rock art in California and other western states, including Utah, Arizona, Nevada, Idaho, Oregon, New Mexico,...

 
South Asians in North America collection

Documents of the pro-Indian independence political group, Hindustan Gadar Party, headquartered in Calif. in the early 20th century, and other pro-Indian independence materials.

 
Southern California Views

Includes views from Avalon (Catalina Island), Santa Barbara and Los Angeles, Calif. Photos depict Eastlake and Westlake Parks, General Fremont's headquarters, Mission gardens in Santa Barbara, and plaza and mission in Los Angeles.

 
Southern Pacific Company train robbery records

Correspondence, trial records, clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, circulars and posters, relating mainly to train robberies in California, Oregon and Arizona, particularly the De Autreamont case. Some materials also relate to labor disturbances. The bulk of the collection appears to consist of...

 
Southern Pacific Route - Photographs

Views of the "principle points of interest on the entire Southern Pacific system." Includes New Orleans; Louisiana Bayous and cane fields; the Alamo; Casa Grande and other Arizona scenes; the Salton Sea (including "plowing salt") and Indio, Calif. vicinity; Riverside,...

Spanish-American War - Photographs and Cartoons from the Graupner Family Papers

The first scrapbook (BANC PIC 1964.026) was assembled by Graupner in 1899. A typewritten explanatory note at the front of the scrapbook states that the photographs were taken in the San Francisco vicinity between 1898 and 1899. The second scrapbook...

 
Spear (Nathan) Papers

Consists of letters and accounts and other commercial records of his store in Monterey from 1832 and in San Francisco from 1836. Some relate to partnership, 1836-38, with William Sturgis Hinckley and Jacob Primer Leese.

 
Spicer Family Papers

Miscellaneous business and personal papers, correspondence, letter books, and clippings, mostly relating to Brigadier General Peter W. Spicer (?-1834) and his son, John W. Spicer. An important part of the collection consists of correspondence and letters of recommendation assembled by...

 
Spicer (Jack) Papers

The Jack Spicer Papers, 1939-1982, document Spicer's career as a poet in the San Francisco Bay Area. Included are writings, correspondence, teaching materials, school work, personal papers, and materials relating to the literary magazine . Spicer's creative works constitute the...

 
Spier (Leslie) Papers

Material relating primarily to American Indians, including correspondence on his research on Indian cradles; comparative notes on ethnography; field notebooks, mainly on the Plains and Klamath Indians; and material relating to Salish Indian weaving.

 
Spira (Robert) Correspondence

Consists of personal, academic and professional correspondence of Robert Spira during his time as associate professor of Mathematics at Michigan State University and assistant professor of Mathematics at the University of Tennessee.

 
Spreckels Financial Papers

Spreckels financial records primarily concern the financial activities and investments of Adolph and John Spreckels. The bulk of the collection spans the years from 1880 to 1925, documenting the financial transactions of several joint ventures statewide. Includes ledgers, journals, cash...

Spring Valley Ranch of J.P. Whitney by Runnels & Stateler, San Francisco, ca. 1889

This collection consists of an album of 28 photographic prints of Joel Parker Whitney's Spring Valley Ranch in Placer County, California. The photographs were taken by the firm of Runnels & Stateler of San Francisco, circa 1889. Included are photographs...

 
Spring Valley Water Company records

The Spring Valley Water Company records, 1856-1952, consist of minutes, organizational papers, and correspondence from the presidencies of William B. Bourn and Samuel P. Eastman, along with property, stock, and financial records for the "S.V.W.Co." and its predecessors, Spring...

 
Sproul (Allan) Papers

Allan Sproul's papers primarily concern his financial and banking activities and interests. Much of the collection consists of correspondence, both to and from other bankers and economists, largely discussing financial trends and policies. The collection also contains extensive files...

 
St. Sure Family Papers

Letters, writings, speeches, scrapbooks, etc., relating mainly to Adolphus Frederick St. Sure's career as attorney and judge in Alameda County, Calif. and U.S. District Judge of the Northern District of California, and to Joseph Paul St. Sure's career as attorney...

 
Standard Gauge, Scenic Line of the World, Rio Grande Western Railway

Includes views of Salt Lake City, and of the railway near Thistle, Utah, Glenwood Springs, Colo., with interior views of the buildings there, and Garden of the Gods, Colo.

 
Stanislawski, (Doris Barr) Scrapbooks

Journals entitled "life books," started by her mother, Julia Mann Barr, and continued by Doris until mid-1935, shortly after her marriage to Dan Stanislawski. Journal entries are supplemented by letters, photos, clippings, and memorabilia, pertaining to childhood in Stockton and...

 
Stanley (Wendell M.) Papers

Papers document the career and activities of Wendell M. Stanley through correspondence; his writings including research notes, speeches, and draft articles; and papers submitted by his colleagues at the UC Berkeley Virus Laboratory. Other materials include news clippings about Stanley,...

State Land Settlement, Delhi, California

The collection contains three albums and an accopress binder of photographs documenting the development of the State Land Settlement Project at Delhi, California, from 1920-1922.

State Land Settlement, Durham, California, 1918-1919

The collection consists of three albums and an accopress binder of photographs documenting the development of the State Land Settlement Project at Durham, California, from 1918-1919. Included are views of houses and floor plans, agricultural buildings and machinery, crops, and...

 
Steele (Dwight C.) papers

The Dwight C. Steele Papers, 1942-2002 (bulk 1970-2001), contain correspondence, subject and organizational files on various environmental conservation issues, with particular focus on the San Francisco Bay Area and Lake Tahoe Regions.

 
Stent (Gunther S.) Papers

The Gunther S. Stent Papers reflect the varied functions of Stent's life as a research scientist, teacher, mentor, administrator, editor, and author. His career spanned a period of profound changes in the life sciences, and his eclectic interests encompassed not...

 
Stephens (H. Morse) Papers

Correspondence, manuscripts of articles and books, lecture notes and clippings, mainly relating to his career as professor of history, University of California, and to his activity in the acquisition of the Bancroft Library. Also included: material relating to Rudyard Kipling,...

 
Stephens (H. Morse) Papers: Additions

Correspondence, clippings, notes and papers relating to his career as professor of history, University of California, Berkeley.

 
Stephens (John L.) Papers

Pt. I : Mainly letters and papers of John Lloyd Stephens; papers for the settlement of his estate and some correspondence of his father, Benjamin Stephens. Concerning John L. Stephens' travels in Mexico and Central America, his publications and his...

Stereograph Cards of the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, 1906

This collection consists of 60 color stereographs of the San Francisco earthquake and fire of 1906. The publishers of the photomechanical prints are unknown. Includes images of earthquake and fire damage of buildings in San Francisco, such as the Fairmont...

Stereographs of the West from The Bancroft Library Pictorial Collection, ca. 1858-1906

This finding aid describes 1,042 stereographs acquired by The Bancroft Library through the year 1995. The stereographs were acquired as single items and collections of fewer than 30 stereographs. Collections of more than 30 stereographs have been described separately in...

 
Stereoviews of Yellowstone, Utah, and the Snake River

Collection focuses on Yellowstone Park, but also includes views from Ogden Canyon (Utah), scenes along the Snake River, and a view from Montana. Includes views from the following series: Views in Utah, Idaho, and Montana; The Great West; and Scenery...

 
Sterling, (George) Collection of Papers

Contains correspondence; manuscripts of poems, essays, stories and plays; Carmel diaries; clippings; bibliographies and checklists; publishing agreements, certificates of copyright, etc.; papers regarding his estate. Also includes some letters addressed to his sisters regarding preparation of biographies and settlement of...

 
Stern (Rosalie Meyer) papers

This collection is primarily comprised of correspondence and ephemera documenting Rosalie Meyer Stern's familial and social life. Also included are diaries, biographical and genealogical material relating to Stern's maternal and paternal relations, newsclippings, some materials on Rosalie’s paternal uncle, Leon...

 
Stern (William) papers

The papers of Rabbi Willam Stern of Oakland, California. The collection includes files on Stern's involvement with various local and national organizations, Jewish and non-Jewish; files from Stern's years at Temple Sinai; correspondence, including letters of appreciation to Rabbi Stern...

 
Stewart (George Rippey) Papers

Contains correspondence with publishers, editors, agents, writers, teachers, research associates, family, friends and fans; research notes and documents; manuscripts of writings including: Ordeal by Hunger, Storm, Fire, Names on the Land, U.S. 40, Earth Abides, The California Trail, Pickett's Charge,...

 
Stewart, (George Rippey) Papers: Additions

The George Rippey Stewart Papers: Additions contains incoming correspondence, financial records, personal papers, and family papers. Correspondence is with publishers, editors, agents, writers, teachers, research associates, readers, family and friends. Financial records are mainly royalty statements. Personal papers include engagement...

 
Stockfleth (Craig) Zine Collection

The collection consists of ca. 212 titles published between the years 1976 and 1996. Many issues are undated, but the bulk seem to have been published in the 1980s. In general the collection contains only a single or few issues...

 
Stoddard (Charles Warren) Collection of Papers

Contains correspondence, writings, scrapbooks and clippings. Correspondents include Japanese author Yoné Noguchi and editor Frank Putnam, as well a letter or two from his many fellow authors. Writings include journals and notebooks, poems, autobiography entitled and collection of poems by...

 
Stone (Irving) Papers

Consists of Stone's correspondence; research material, drafts, publicity, and ephemera related to his writings; professional and personal papers; and subject files, along with some papers of his wife, Jean Stone. Stone's correspondence reflects his many activities as both a private...

 
Storke (Charles A.) Papers

Correspondence; manuscripts of his writings, including his memoirs; personalia; papers relating to his legal career; financial records; papers relating to the operation of the Storke ranches in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties; personal papers of other members of the More...

 
Storke (Thomas M.) Papers

Correspondence; biographical material including his memoirs; copies of his speeches; financial records; subject files; clippings; scrapbooks; photographs; genealogical material. Relate to his activities as editor of the Santa Barbara News-Press and his opposition to the John Birch Society; his civic...

 
Storm (Hans O.) Papers

Letters written to him and by him; manuscripts of his novels, short stories, articles and other writings; copies of periodicals in which his writings appeared; diary, 1928-1929; notebook, ca. 1935-1937; publishing contracts; reviews of his books; some technical papers relating...

 
Stratford Shakespearean Festival, Ontario, Canada - Photographs

Photographs showing actors, actresses, scenes and stage settings.

 
Stratton (Frederick S.) Papers

Includes correspondence, scrapbooks and miscellaneous papers concerning Stratton as Collector of the Port of San Francisco, 1900-1913; Republican party activities; and business interests in California and Oregon (including land holdings in Klamath County) Correspondents include many of the most prominent...

 
Stratton (George M.) Papers

Correspondence; clippings; notes; and manuscripts of books, lectures and articles, relating to his career as professor of psychology, University of California, Berkeley. Included are files of his students' recollections, in 1919, and of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire.

 
Stratton (James T.) Papers

Mainly letters received by Stratton, ca. 1883-1901; letterpress copies of outgoing correspondence, 1881-1903; account books; diaries; survey records; deeds and tax receipts.

 
Structures Damaged in the 1868 Earthquake in Hayward, Calif.

Various images of damaged structures in Hayward, San Leandro, Santa Rosa, and San Jose including Edmonsons Warehouse, and the San Leandro Court House. San Jose image and Santa Rosa image are apparently from much later dates.

 
Struve (Otto) Papers

Correspondence, most of it prior to Struve's service in the Dept. of Astronomy, University of California, biographical materials, bibliographies of his writings, photographs, and some papers relating to various members of the Struve family. Also includes materials concerning his interest...

 
Sullivan (Alice P.) Papers

Correspondence; miscellaneous bills and receipts; insurance papers; financial records; agreements and leases; announcements and invitations; calling cards.

Sullivan (Noël) Papers

Correspondence; manuscripts; diaries; clippings; some legal and financial papers; cards, announcements and invitations; concert and theatre programs; address books; snapshots and photographs. Mainly concerning cultural and social life in San Francisco and Carmel: his role as patron of the arts,...

 
Sutro (Adolph) Papers

The Adolph Sutro Papers consists of correspondence, much of it relating to the Sutro Tunnel Company and to the Funding Bill; records of the Sutro Tunnel Company including cipher books; documents relating to property holdings in San Francisco, Alameda, San...

 
Sutter (John A.) Papers

Includes letters from Sutter, documents relating to property, and copy of inventory of Russian-American Company property at Fort Ross and Bodega.

 
Sutter/Link Family Papers

Letters, financial records, papers, and clippings relating to John Augustus Sutter and his descendants, primarily those of his daughter Anna Elisa Sutter who married Francis Xavier Link, and his grand-daughter (daughter of John A Sutter, Jr.), Anna Elisa Sutter Hull,...

 
Swayne (F.L.) Autograph Collection

Primarily letters from famous English authors and clergymen; some autographs and portions of letters also included.

 
Swett (John) Papers

Letters, primarily from other educators and publishers; biographical sketches and memorial tributes; personalia; ms. of his Public Education in California; royalty statements and publishing contracts; appointment certificates; scrapbooks relating to his family (with photographs) and to his professional activities.

Swift Family Collection of Palm Leaf Manuscripts

Collection includes 19 manuscripts written on palm leaves and 4 written on folded paper. Fifteen of the manuscripts are written in variants of scripts belonging to the family of Laos Tham or Northern Thai scripts; three manuscripts are written in...

 
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Taber and Jackson Miscellany

Miscellany of photographs taken by I.W. Taber and W.H. Jackson of the San Francisco Bay Area and Monterey Peninsula, Calif., including Mission Dolores and Carmel Mission, and Stanford University.

Taber (Isaiah West) California Scenery, San Francisco, ca. 1885

The California Scenery album contains 41 mounted prints taken circa 1885 by I.W. Taber, perhaps while on a photographic expedition along the California coast. The general areas featured in the album are San Diego, Santa Barbara, Monterey, and San Francisco...

Taber (Isaiah West) California Views, ca. 1885-1890

This collection of Taber photographs was presumably collected by Francis P. Farquhar who donated them in 1962. It consists of 39 photographs mounted back-to-back on 19 x 26 cm. mounts. Included are views of hotels, mansions, missions, buildings and general...

Taber (Isaiah West) Family Photographs, ca.1880-1895

The Taber Family Photographs collection contains 45 photographic prints taken mostly by Isaiah W. Taber circa 1880-1895. The bulk of the collection features individual and group portraits of Taber, his wife, and his two daughters, Daisy and Louise --including a...

Taber (Isaiah West) Miscellaneous Views of California

Eight of the twelve photographs in this collection by I. W. Taber are of the San Francisco area. Included are views of Golden Gate Park, Chinatown, Union Square, the Palace Hotel, and Telegraph Hill. The remaining photographs are of the...

Taber (Isaiah West) Sutro Heights, San Francisco, California, 1886

This collection consists of an album of 52 photographs of Sutro Heights, Adolph Sutro's estate above the Cliff House in San Francisco. The photographs were taken in 1886 by Isaiah West Taber. Included are images of the statuary and gardens...

The Tables Turned: You Sabe Him? Kealney [i.e. Kearney] Must Go!, 1877 or 1878

The lithograph entitled "The Tables Turned : You Sabe Him? Kealney Must Go!" was published by book producer I.N. Choynski in San Francisco, probably in late 1877 or early 1878. The print depicts labor leader Denis Kearney behind bars in...

 
Taller de Gráfica Popular collection

A collection of nearly 1,000 twentieth century graphic artworks produced by Mexico City’s Taller de Gráfica Popular (TGP, Popular Graphic Arts Workshop). Works are primarily monochrome relief prints in the form of posters, volantes, and portfolio editions, but also included...

 
Tarlow (Aya) Papers

Consist of correspondence, writings, artworks, scrapbooks, flyers, announcements, clippings, biographical and miscellaneous materials that primarily illuminate the life as poet and intimate player of the Beat scene in San Francisco and Los Angeles during the 1950's. Correspondents include Wallace Berman,...

 
Tarski (Alfred) papers

Papers of Alfred Tarski (1902-1983), renowned professor of mathematics and logic at the University of California, Berkeley.

 
Taylor (Paul S.) Papers

Primarily consists of Paul Taylor's professional and academic research and writings, spanning his career from the 1920s to his death in 1984, but includes a small amount of personal papers. The bulk of the collection concerns Taylor's research in the...

 
T.B. Joy & Co. Records

Daybooks, journals, ledgers, miscellaneous correspondence and accounts for lumbering operations near Bodega, California. Some records of the Sebastopol Lumber Yard included. With this: notes by Emanuel Fritz concerning the property; maps; and copy of speech given by Howard McCaughey, Sept....

 
Teague (Charles C.) Papers

Letters, memoranda, reports, speeches, bulletins, accounts, photographs and printed material relating primarily to his career as president of various companies and associations connected with the citrus industry in California. Papers pertaining to his service on the U.S. Federal Farm Board...

 
Teague (Charles C.) Papers - Agricultural Photographs

Collection contains photographs of agricultural implements; members of the U.S. Federal Farm Board, of the California Fruit Growers Exchange, and of the California Development Association; the Las Posas soil conservation project; and views of Santa Paula, Calif.

 
Ted Joans papers

Contains original mss. of poems, many unpublished, non-fiction, fiction, short stories, essays, plays, jazz critiques, reviews, movies, translations and prose, as well as his notes. Also includes personal papers containing correspondence from Amiri Baraka, Stokely Carmichael, Diane di Prima, Bob...

 
Teiser (Ruth) papers

The papers of freelance writer and historian, Ruth Teiser, divided into three series: Winemaking in California files; Research and Writing files; and Personalia and General Correspondence.

 
Terrazas (Silvestre) Papers

Contains not only excellent files of his own newspapers, but a mass of letters and documents concerning his most active years, especially beginning with the 1910 election. Among his correspondents were such men as Miguel and Vito Alessio Robles, Venustiano...

 
Tevis (Henry L.) Papers

Primarily social and family correspondence, requests for financial help and contributions to charitable causes; and diaries

 
Theater Scripts

Some noted as being property of J. Frank Mackey and Harry Wayne Lindsay. Includes works by William M. Cressy, Charles Morton and Nelson Compton. Some annotated.

 
Theatre Rhinoceros Records

The Theatre Rhinoceros records consist of Production files: materials related to productions, co-productions, benefits, proposed productions, theatre rental, award ceremonies, contests, and anniversaries/seasons; Playscripts: produced playscripts and correspondence, playscripts and other materials regarding submissions for consideration; Fundraising files: correspondence,...

 
Theatrical Celebrities of the London Stage

Postcard album containing a collection of photographs of celebrities of the London stage during the Edwardian period.

 
Thomas H. Pigford papers

The Thomas H. Pigford papers including correspondence, research files, writings, reports, presentations, notebooks and course materials.

 
Thompson (Elsa K.) Papers

Consists of personal papers documenting the broadcasting career of Elsa Knight Thompson from World War II through the 1970s. Contains family and personal correspondence, business files, legal files related to litigation with KPFA including transcripts, a draft autobiography, calendars, photographs,...

 
Thompson (James W.) Papers

Correspondence and manuscripts of articles, books, poems and plays, relating to his career as professor of medieval history, University of California, and to the publication of his works. Some biographical and genealogical material included.

 
Tibbetts (Sidney A.) Papers

Materials prepared as industrial chemist and geologist. Papers pertain to investigation and development of wells and irrigation in California, and include water and soil anaylses; and correspondence and legal papers relating to the suit of Prather vs. Hoberg over water...

 
Tilden (Douglas) Papers

Collection includes personal and professional correspondence (chiefly incoming), contracts, sketches, diaries, scrapbooks, manuscripts of published and unpublished writings, and "written" conversations between Tilden, who was deaf, and others. Also includes medals, other personal memora bilia. Principal correspondents are his daughter,...

 
Tilden (Gladys) Papers

The collection contains personal (including family) and professional correspondence regarding fashion activities, her employment with the architect Richard Joseph Neatra and the California Youth Authority, and research on her father, Douglas Tilden, and Eliza Woodson Farnham. Also included are poetry,...

 
Tolman (Edward C.) Papers: re loyalty oath controversy

Copies and drafts of letters written by him; letters to him from colleagues, his attorney, and sympathizers; copies of statements made by him, and by other individuals and groups relating to academic freedom; legal documents in Tolman v. Underhill...and Kelley...

 
Totheroh (Dan) Papers

Letters written to him; copies and drafts of a few by him; mss. of some of his plays and other writings; biographical information; programs, publicity material and announcements for plays; contracts; copyrights; royalty statements: scrapbooks; clippings, etc.

 
Totheroh (Dan) Papers - Portraits

Among others, includes portraits of: Dan Totheroh, Bulah Bondi, Helen Gahagan Douglas, Charles G. Norris, Elsa Heymann, and Ruth St. Denis.

 
Trefethen (Eugene E.) Papers

Collection contains correspondence, reports, memoranda, financial records, company publications, printed matter, proposals and specifications, and other miscellaneous materials relevant to Kaiser's many business interests.

A Trip to California, 1887-1889 - Views

The Views from a Trip to California collection contains 217 photographic prints collected by Harriet S. Tolman during a trip to California from 1888 to 1889. The dated prints range from 1887 to 1889, though many undated prints are likely...

 
Trip to Mining Sites in Mexico - Album

Snapshots of a trip made by a party of American men from Texas to Mexico City and various mines in Mexico. Newsclippings present are articles by party member Harry T. Stetler describing the trip for a local Johnstown (Pennsylvania) newspaper....

 
Tudor Engineering Company Records

Contains records of the major engineering projects of the Tudor Engineering Company, including work on the Golden Gate Bridge, Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system, Tagus River Bridge and others. The Tudor Engineering Company records also include reports and statements...

 
Tuolumne County Records

Original documents, mainly from the Recorder's Office, 1850-1877. Includes registration and claim papers of water companies and miners; petitions for roads; accounts; election and court documents.

 
Tuolumne River Preservation Trust Records

The Tuolumne River Preservation Trust records provide detailed documentation of the administrative and legal activities of the Trust, as well as all aspects of the campaigns to win Wild and Scenic status for the Tuolumne River and environmental protection for...

 
Turn Toward Peace Records

Contains the office files and working papers of a national organization committed to promoting world peace through law. Arranged in six series: National Office, Regional Division, Youth Advisory Council, International Liaison, Current Issues Files, and Participating Organizations. Includes correspondence, minutes...

 
Turrill (Charles B.) Papers

Copies of letters sent and received Apr.-Nov., 1892; drafts of rules and regulations, premium lists, applications for space, and other materials.

 
Tuthill Family Papers

Letters written mainly to Louisa and Cornelius Tuthill; Mary E. Tuthill's autograph album with signatures of prominent contemporaries; Sarah S. Tuthill's commonplace book; MS of Epitome of ancient geography by Cornelius Tuthill; passports and miscellaneous items.

 
Twentieth Century Club of Berkeley Records

The records of the Twentieth Century Club of Berkeley span the entire life of this womens' club, from its organization in 1904 through its dissolution in 1989. These consist of the official records, including founding documents, minutes, and legal and...

 
Tyler (Hamilton A.) Papers

Series 1: personal and professional correspondence, including letters from entomolgists working in Equitorial regions, and correspondence between Tyler and Sevrin Housen, owner of Naturegraph Publishers. Series 2: manuscripts and working notes for Tyler's writings. Series 3: background notes, research materials,...

 
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Uchida (Yoshiko) Papers

Consists of Uchida's correspondence, writings, and professional files, along with a small amount of personal and family papers, providing insight into the life of a successful and distinguished author, as well as her experiences as a Japanese-American growing up in...

Uchida (Yoshiko) photograph collection

Photographs related to the life and work of Japanese American author Yoshiko Uchida, including photographs of family and friends, as well as photographs related to her career as a writer. Some images are of Tanforan, Heart Mountain and Topaz Japanese...

 
Underhill (Reuben L.) Papers

The papers include correspondence, subject files, legal documents and annotated survey maps. There are also correspondence and drafts of his biography of Thomas O. Larkin, entitled , which was originally published by Stanford University Press in 1939.

 
Union Lumber Company Records

The collection contains correspondence, office files, and financial records. The bulk of the collection is composed of stock and financial records, 1854-1952, including such items as lists of stockholders, financial statements, invoices, various ledgers, and payroll sheets. Another substantial...

 
University of California, Berkeley, University Art Museum Collection of Hans Hofmann Papers

The University Art Museum collection of Hans Hofmann papers contain materials relating to his career as a painter and art teacher, the bulk being exhibit catalogs and announcements, but also includes writings, lectures, speeches, notes, correspondence, clippings, papers relating to...

 
Untide Press Records

Correspondence with contributors and subscribers, manuscripts, mock-ups for pamphlets, accounts, clippings of reviews, mailing lists, etc., relating to the publication of The Illiterati and of books of poems.

 
Urban Habitat Program Records

The Urban Habitat Program (UHP) Records (1970-2001) primarily contain materials accumulated by Carl Anthony, co-founder in 1989, and Executive Director for twelve years. The collection includes Anthony's correspondence; professional activities materials, mainly relating to his numerous speaking engagements, conferences, meetings...

U.S. Geographical Survey Expedition West of the 100th Meridian of 1872 - Stereoviews

This collection consists of 35 stereographs of the U.S. Geographical Survey Expedition West of the 100th Meridian of 1872, photographed by William Bell. Includes views from the Utah Series, the Colorado River Series, and the Geological Series. The locations photographed...

U.S. Geographical Survey Expedition West of the 100th Meridian of 1873 - Stereoviews

This collection from the U.S. Geographical Survey Expedition of 1873 consists of 44 stereographs, photographed by Timothy H. O'Sullivan. Includes views from the Arizona Series, the New Mexico Series, the Colorado River Series, the Geological Series, the Indian Series, and...

 
U.S. Geological Survey of the Territories - Photographs, 1869-1874

Collection includes views of mining, quarrying granite, scenery, pioneer homesteads, geysers (at Yellowstone), hunting, camp scenes, adobe ruins, cave dwellings, pack animals, etc.

 
U.S. Geological Survey of the Territories - Photographs, 1873

Scenes of Mancos Canyon Site, including ancient ruins, and other views in Colorado, with 5 group portraits of members of the survey party.

 
U.S. Geological Survey of the Territories - Portraits of Native Americans

Collection includes portraits of named individuals of the Bannock, Comanche, Dakota, Hunkpapa, Oglala and Pawnee tribes. Also includes B. Bayhylle, interpreter, and B. Hamilton, guide.

 
U.S. Geological Surveys West of the 100th Meridian - Photographs

Photos of various sites in Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico taken during U.S Geological Surveys west of the 100th meridian. Includes views along the Colorado River; the Grand Canyon; Apache Lake; various sites in the Sierra Blanca Range; several views...

 
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Vacation Cyanotypes from Lake County, California

This collection consists of 17 cyanotype prints of views at Lake County, California, collected by Elise Stern Haas. The photographs were taken in 1889-1890. The photographer is unknown.

Vallejo and Mare Island, ca. 1865-ca. 1910 - Views

Some Views Around Vallejo and Mare Island contains 126 photographic prints of the Vallejo and Mare Island vicinity taken circa 1865 to circa 1910. Included are many early townscapes of Vallejo as well as views of many of its institutions...

Vallejo (General M.G.) Family Members and Descendents Photograph Collection

Photographs of the family of Mariano G. Vallejo, prominent California leader and landowner during the late Mexican and early American era of the region.

 
Varian Associates Records

The Varian Associates Records, 1948-1998, document the history of this innovative and successful Silicon Valley pioneer from its inception in 1948 until just prior to its division into three separate companies in 1999. The bulk of the collection consists of...

 
Various San Francisco Bay Area Locations - Scenes

San Francisco Bay Area locations include Oakland, Mill Valley, Sausaulito, Angel Island, Yerba Buena, Berkeley, and others. Photos depict buildings, private residences, ferries, schools, asylums, University of California at Berkeley grounds, and general scenery.

 
Verhoogen (John) Papers

The John Verhoogen Papers, 1935-1985, document Verhoogen's four decade long career as a geophysicist. The papers are arranged into five series: Correspondence, Writings, Professional Activities, University of California, and Research Files. Verhoogen's prominence in the field and respect amongst his...

 
Vernon (Mabel) Papers

General correspondence relating to woman suffrage movement and to management of Anne Martin's senatorial campaigns, 1918 and 1920. The papers (circa 1000 letters) include general and suffrage correspondence, 1914-1918, as well as campaign letters of 1918-1920. Most of the correspondence...

 
Versteeg (Chester) papers

The Chester Versteeg papers, 1910-1993 (bulk 1921-1960), include materials produced and collected by Versteeg relating to the Sierra Nevada and, in a more limited scope, other mountainous regions of North America.

 
Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade, Bay Area Post records

The Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade, Bay Area Post records including correspondence, administrative files, posters, postcards, artifacts, clippings, articles, scrapbooks, artifacts, biographical material, broadsides and organizational information.

Vietnam: Journey of the Heart

Fifty-two color photographs by Geoffrey Clifford depicting the people, culture and urban and rural landscapes of Vietnam between 1985 and 2000. These photographic prints constituted an exhibition organized for travel by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES).

 
Vietnam Veterans Against the War/Winter Soldier Organization, California Nevada Regional records

The Vietnam Veterans Against the War/Winter Soldier Organization, California Nevada Regional Records, 1966-1978, consist of the office files from the California Nevada division of the national organization.

 
Views along Colorado Railroad Lines

Views, chiefly of landscapes and geographical features, along the routes of the Denver and Rio Grande, the Denver, South Park, and Pacific, and the Colorado Central railroads. The tracks of the line are often visible, but rarely are trains pictured.

 
Virginia & Truckee Railroad Company Records

The records consist of correspondence, 1872-1950; six letterpress copybooks supplementary to those in the Yerington Papers, 1880-1924; account books, 1876-1895; receipts, 1877-1879; check receipts, 1873-1891; station accounts, 1874-1929; invoices, 1876-1919; waybills, 1874-1916; and maintenance records, inventories, time books, and financial...

 
Vistas Mexicanas; Calendario Azteca

Photographs of artifacts, statues, architectural views, cathedrals, churches, towns, peddlers, and other views of Mexico

 
Vollmer (August) Papers

Letters written to him; copies of letters written by him; biographical sketches and personalia; bibliographies and bibliographic notes; financial records; MSS of his writings; copies of his articles and speeches, MSS and printed; copies of introductions, statements and book reviews...

 
Vázquez (Samuel G.) Papers

Miscellaneous correspondence and documents relating mainly to his military career during the Mexican revolution, 1911-1913, including orders of the day and payroll records, a description of the battle of the Hacienda of San Felipe in 1913; and clippings.

 
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Wagner (Henry R.) Papers

Correspondence with other bibliophiles, scholars, libraries, etc. relating to his research and writing on various aspects of western and Latin American history and to his other activities, including interest in California Historical Society; MSS of his writings; transcripts and photocopies...

 
Wahl (Henry C.) Papers

Mainly replies received from various state and national legislators concerning various issues, many of them relating to legislation on medical insurance for the aged. The letters are arranged alphabetically by correspondent. Included are letters from Barry Goldwater, Albert Arnold Gore,...

 
Wald (Karen Lee) Cuban research audio visual collection

Video and sound recordings covering various topics related to Cuba.

 
Walling (Anna Strunsky) papers

Contains correspondence, writings, clippings, programs, brochures and ephemera, concerning the life and career of Anna Strunsky Walling. Correspondence is with friends and associates in the social and political movements in which she was active, including Emma Goldman, Jack London, Selig...

 
Walsworth Family Papers

Correspondence, diaries, Mss., scrapbooks and clippings of Presbyterian minister Edward Brown Walsworth and his wife, relating to their voyage around the Horn in the Trade Wind, 1852; life in San Francisco, Marysville and Oakland; voyage to Hawaii, 1858; visit to...

War Relocation Authority Photographs of Japanese-American Evacuation and Resettlement

The War Relocation Authority (WRA) records represent the official documentation of the United States agency created to assume jurisdiction over the Japanese and Japanese Americans evacuated from California, Oregon, and Washington by the Western Defense Command, the Fourth Army, and...

 
Warren (James L.) Papers

Correspondence, accounts, manuscripts and clippings. Relate mainly to Warren's activities as editor of the California Farmer. Also included are papers pertaining to the ship, Sweden, and the Sweden Mining Company, the Sacramento Railroad Company, the California State Agricultural Society and...

 
Washburn (S. L.) Papers

S. L. Washburn papers contain correspondence, writings, research notes, lectures, speeches, field notes, biographical information and photographs relating to his career in physical anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley. Correspondence is mainly professional with colleagues at Berkeley, in the...

Water Supply Methods in California Missions, 1945 - Views Related to

This collection of 27 photographic prints and one blueprint consists primarily of views related to the irrigation of California mission land. The photographs were taken or collected by Frank Adams (1875-1967), a University of California, Berkeley professor who specialized in...

 
Watercolors of birds on the Pacific slope

Various birds from California and Mexico, identified by scientific and common name.

 
Waterman Family Papers

Papers of Robert W. Waterman, governor of California, 1887-1891, his wife Jane, and their six children. Included are letters, diaries, legal and financial records, account books, speeches and clippings. Some papers relate to his governorship and to politics. Letters...

Waterman (R. W.) - California Views ca. 1865-1900

The California Views from the R.W. Waterman Family Papers collection contains 164 photographic prints, 8 stereographs, and 3 cartes de visite taken circa 1865-1900. Perhaps as a reflection of Governor Waterman's interests and activities during his career throughout the state,...

Waters (R. J. and Co.) Views of Donner Lake, California, ca. 1915

The Views of Donner Lake, California album contains 16 photographic prints consisting of views of Donner Lake from various perspectives taken circa 1915. The album was created by R.J. Waters & Co., Photographers, for the Donner Lake Co. and many...

Watkins (Carleton E.) Arizona photographs

Included are views of yucca and cactus plants, desert landscapes, mines, Mission San Xavier, and the towns of Tucson, Tombstone, and Pantano, among others....

Watkins (Carleton E.), Franciscan Missions of California by

The Franciscan Missions of California album contains 35 albumen prints taken by Carleton E. Watkins circa 1876-1882. Watkins probably began photographing the missions while returning from a trip to Southern California in 1876, during which he also photographed scenes along...

Watkins (Carleton E.) Hearst Mining Collection of Views, 1871-1876

The collection consists of 139 landscape views, 15 «" x 21", and nine 39" x 58" enlargements. Two of the latter are enlargements of smaller 15 «" x 21" photographs. The two remaining photographs in the collection are of the...

Watkins (Carleton E.), Logging Operations in Little River, California Photographs, ca. 1870

The Logging Operations in Little River, California collection contains 5 cartes de visite taken by Carleton E. Watkins circa 1870. The collection features early views of the vicinity of the lumber mill town of Little River, in Mendocino County, California,...

Watkins (Carleton E.) Mammoth Plate Landscape Photographs from the George Davidson Collection

Large format photographs of Western landscapes by C.E. Watkins and W.H. Jackson, collected by George Davidson. Watkins views include Mt. Lassen, Mt. Shasta (1870?), and Mt. Lola (1879), and various Yosemite views (1861-1869.) Jackson views are of Yellowstone National Park...

Watkins (Carleton E.) Mammoth Plate Photographs of Yosemite Valley

Yosemite views, with one image of the Columbia River, Oregon.

Watkins (Carleton E.) Mammoth Plate Views in California and Oregon

Chiefly views of Yosemite and Mendocino County, Calif., and some Oregon views.

Watkins (Carleton E.), Mendocino Coast, 1863

This collection features images taken in 1863 of lumbering activities along the Mendocino County Coast, north of San Francisco.

Watkins (Carleton E.) Miscellaneous Mammoth Plate Photographs

A miscellaneous grouping of mammoth plate photographic prints by or attributed to Carleton E. Watkins. Chiefly California landscape views.

Watkins (Carleton E.) Photographic Views of El Verano and Vicinity, Sonoma Valley, California

The collection consists of an album containing 133 albumen photographs of estates and the countryside of Sonoma Valley, California taken by Watkins in 1887 for the Sonoma Valley Improvement Company as a promotional tool.

Watkins (Carleton E.) Photographic Views of the Golden Gate Mining Claim [and the Golden Feather Mining Claim] Situated on Feather River, Butte County, Cal.

A portfolio of two related sets of riverbed mining views on the Feather River in Butte County, California. These views constitute C.E. Watkins' last known commercial commission and were taken in November, 1891.

Watkins (Carleton E.) Photographs of California Scenes: A Mammoth Plate Miscellany

A miscellany of mammoth plate landscape photographs assembled by The Bancroft Library from various sources. The great majority of images are by Carleton E. Watkins.

Watkins (Carleton E.), Photographs of the Mariposa Estate and Environs

The collection consists of thirty-two views taken in 1860 of John Charles Fremont's "Las Mariposas" estate in Mariposa County. Included are views of mines, mills, and mining towns of the California gold country, and several views of railroads in the...

Watkins (Carleton E.) Photographs of Yosemite: with Additional Views of Mt. Shasta, Calif. and Cape Horn, Columbia River, Oregon

Twelve Yosemite views printed and issued by I.W. Taber, from original negatives taken by Carleton E. Watkins. To this set are added one view of the Columbia River and one of Mount Shasta, probably both taken by Watkins on his...

Watkins (Carleton E.) San Francisco Photographs, ca. 1872- ca. 1879

The San Francisco Photographs collection contains 13 albumen prints taken by Carleton E. Watkins circa 1872 to circa 1879. The collection features various views of San Francisco, and includes two prints (Nos. 11 and 12) which were originally taken as...

Watkins (Carleton E.) Scenic California

The Scenic California collection contains 14 mounted albumen prints taken circa 1885 by Carleton E. Watkins.

Watkins (Carleton E.) Selected Mammoth Plate Photographic Prints from the Keith McHenry Pond Collection

Mammoth plate California landscape views formerly belonging to artist William Keith. The majority of views are by photographer Carleton E. Watkins.

Watkins (Carleton E.) Stereo Views of the West, ca. 1865-ca. 1880

The Stereo Views of the West photograph collection consists of 75 stereographs taken by Carleton E. Watkins from circa 1865 to circa 1880. The photographs are arranged by and numbered with Watkins' series number. The collection includes views from the...

Watkins (Carleton E.) Stereographic Views from the Eugene Compton Collection

The Stereographic Views from the Eugene Compton Collection consists of 37 stereographic prints taken by Carleton E. Watkins during the years 1870-1885.

Watkins (Carleton E.) Sun Sketches of San Mateo

The Sun Sketches of San Mateo album contains 25 photographic prints taken by Carleton E. Watkins in 1875 featuring views of early San Mateo County. Especially featured is the Baywood residence and estate of financier John Parrott, built in 1868...

Watkins (Carleton E.) Views of San Francisco, Yosemite, and Monterey, ca. 1876 - ca. 1890

This collection consists of 16 albumen prints taken by Carleton E. Watkins, circa 1876-circa 1890. The photographs are part of "Watkins' New Boudoir Series Yo Semite and Pacific Coast." The collection consists primarily of architectural views of the San Francisco...

Watkins (Carleton E.) Yosemite Views, ca. 1876

The Yosemite Views collection includes 22 mounted albumen prints taken by Carleton E. Watkins circa 1876. The prints are part of "Watkins' New Boudoir Series Yo Semite and Pacific Coast." These general landscapes of Yosemite Valley include Cathedral Rocks, Vernal...

Watkins (Carleton E.) Yosemite Views from the Sierra Club Collection

Yosemite views in the mammoth plate format, chiefly taken by Carleton E. Watkins during his 1861 trip to the valley.

 
Wax (Rosalie H.) Papers

Consists chiefly of a 1981-1982 revision of her Tule Lake field notes, written for the Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study in 1944-1945, while Wax was at the Relocation Center near Newell, Calif. The revision, funded by a grant from...

 
Wayburn (Edgar) papers

The Edgar Wayburn Papers (1923-2010, bulk 1951-2007) focus on Wayburn's conservation work both in the United States and internationally.

 
Weber Family Papers

Includes correspondence, diaries, letterpress copy books, legal documents, accounts, property records, and personal ephemera concerning the life of Charles Maria Weber and his family in California. Weber was a German immigrant and founder of Stockton, California. He came to California...

 
Weitbrecht (Robert) papers

The papers of Robert H. Weitbrecht, a physicist and electronic design engineer best known for his invention of TTY, also known as the teletypewriter, TDD, or Telecommunication Device for the Deaf.

 
West on Videotape

"The West on Videotape" documents 40 interviewees who have been significantly involved in the history and folk culture of the Western United States. The intention of this collection is to demonstrate the value of videotape in preserving local history. The...

 
Western Jewish History Center, Vertical Files

The Western Jewish History Center, Vertical Files contain the office reference and research files of the Center and document its efforts to provide guidance and assistance in the study of western Jewish Americana.

 
Western landscapes in California, Nevada, Wyoming, and Washington

Chiefly views in California (approximately 150) and Nevada (approximately 115). California views consist entirely of images of the Sierra Nevada, including the Mount Whitney, Kern River Canyon, and Kaweah regions. Nevada views include Carson City, Virginia City, mining towns, mines,...

Western Survey Expeditions of 1871, 1872, 1873, and 1874

This survey expedition stereograph collection consists of 150 albumen stereographs taken of and for the Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian from 1871-1874. The publisher is the War Department Corps of Engineers, U.S.A. The U.S. Geographical and Geological Surveys...

Whalen (Philip) Papers

The Philip Whalen Papers, circa 1940-2001, consist of the writings (notebooks, poems, prose works), correspondence, professional papers, artwork and personal papers that detail Whalen’s dual life as poet (coming to prominence during San Francisco’s Beat era of the 50’s and...

 
Wheeler (Benjamin Ide) Papers

Personal correspondence of the President of the University of California; his writings and speeches (Mss. and printed); genealogical material on the Wheeler and Ide families; and clippings relating mainly to the University of California, 1912-1913. A small group of papers...

 
White (Stewart E.) Manuscripts

Manuscripts of his stories, novels and books. Some pertain to outdoors life and mountaineering in California and to travels in Africa.

 
Wickman (Boyd E.) Papers

The Boyd E. Wickman papers primarily consist of materials collected by Wickman, a Forest Service employee, during the course of his research of the history of the United States Bureau of Entomology, Pacific Slope Region. Included are copies of original...

 
Wickson (Edward J.) Papers

Correspondence; manuscripts and reprints of his writings; reviews of his books; material re Luther Burbank; clippings; and obituaries.

 
Wildavsky (Aaron) Papers

The Aaron Wildavsky papers, 1955-1995, consist of writings, correspondence, speeches, and course materials. By far the greatest part of the collection is Wildavsky's writings, which include drafts and correspondence about his own work and reviews of the work of others....

 
Wilhelm (Gale) Papers

Contains typescripts of poetry, short stories, and novels, including , and ; galley proofs; and documents relating to publishing including correspondence, contracts, and royalty statements. Also includes photographs of Gale Wilhelm and of her house in the Berkeley Hills.

 
Wilkinson (Warring) Papers

Correspondence, MSS of articles and speeches, reports, accounts, notebooks, clippings, and periodicals containing articles by and about him, relating primarily to his career as principal of the California Institution for the Deaf and Dumb and the Blind, Berkeley, California. Also...

 
William Byron Rumford papers

The William Byron Rumford papers including correspondence, subject files, legislative files and campaign materials.

 
William Penn Mott Jr. Memorial Fund Records

The William Penn Mott, Jr. Memorial Fund records contain correspondence, memos, meeting minutes, agendas, financial records, and the draft of and research materials for the Mott biography by Mary Ellen Butler. The bulk of the collection consists of the background...

 
Williams (Earle E.) Papers

Correspondence, writings, and research, chiefly relating to the history of Tracy and San Joaquin County, Calif. Includes Williams research materials and drafts of his many books, articles, and stories about the Corral Hollow area and its ghost towns, including San...

 
Williams (Edward T.) Papers

Correspondence; MSS of his writings on China and the Far East; and of an unpublished autobiography; diaries; account books; clippings of articles written by him; personalia; photographs; and scrapbooks, relating primarily to his career in the U.S. diplomatic service in...

 
Williams (Milo B.) Papers

Correspondence, memoranda, field notes and reports and drawings relating to his work as an irrigation engineer in California & the west primarily with the Resettlement Administration.

 
Willoughby (Wes) Papers

The Wes Willoughby papers consist of articles, speeches, and other materials written or compiled by Willoughby over the course of his career in politics and media. The collection includes a film script for Willoughby's documentary, "The Radical Right in Southern...

Willsmore (Herbert) Papers

The Herbert Willsmore papers, 1968-1993,