Finding Aid to the Palace Hotel Records, 1919-1979, bulk 1919-1949

Finding Aid written by Alison E. Bridger
The Bancroft Library
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California, 94720-6000
Phone: (510) 642-6481
Fax: (510) 642-7589
Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
© 2007
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid to the Palace Hotel Records, 1919-1979, bulk 1919-1949

Collection Number: BANC MSS 2006/103

The Bancroft Library



University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, California
Finding Aid Written By:
Alison E. Bridger
Date Completed:
May 2007
© 2007 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Collection Title: Palace Hotel records
Date (inclusive): 1919-1979,
Date (bulk): bulk 1919-1949
Collection Number: BANC MSS 2006/103
Creators : Palace Hotel (San Francisco, Calif.)
Extent: Number of containers: 40 volumes Linear feet: 8
Repository: The Bancroft Library
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California, 94720-6000
Phone: (510) 642-6481
Fax: (510) 642-7589
Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
Abstract: 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 schedules and reservation ledgers for specific banquet rooms in the hotel including the Garden Court, Palm Court and Rose Room.
Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English
Physical Location: Many of the Bancroft Library collections are stored offsite and advance notice may be required for use. For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Information for Researchers

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 94270-6000. Consent is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html .
Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Palace Hotel Records, BANC MSS 2006/103, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Alternate Forms Available

There are no alternate forms of this collection.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Palace Hotel (San Francisco, Calif.)--Archives
United Nations--History
Hotels--California--San Francisco
Dinners and dining--California--San Francisco
Entertaining--California--San Francisco
Menus
Schedules

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

The Palace Hotel records were purchased by The Bancroft Library on December 16, 2005. Additions were made on March 5, 2007.

Accruals

No additions are expected.

System of Arrangement

Arranged to the container level.

Processing Information

Processed by Alison E. Bridger in 2006.

Biographical Information

The Palace Hotel opened in San Francisco, Calif. on Oct. 2, 1875.
For more information see the hotel's website at http://www.sfpalace.com/main/history.htm 

Container List

 

Daily schedules

Volume 1

1923

Volume 2

1923

Volume 3

1924

Volume 4

1925

Volume 5

1928

Volume 6

1930

Volume 7

1936

Volume 39

1939

Volume 40

1940

Volume 8

1941

Volume 9

1941

Volume 10

1942

Volume 11

1943

Volume 12

1943

Volume 13

1945

Volume 14

1946

 

Employee time sheets

Volume 15

1919-1922

Volume 16

1922-1925

Volume 17

1923-1926

Volume 18

1925-1926

Volume 19

1927-1929

Volume 20

1930-1936

Volume 21

1935-1938

Volume 22

1937-1945

Volume 23

1938-1941

Volume 24

1941-1944

Volume 25

1944-1947

Volume 26

1947-1949

 

Banquet department

Volume 27

1928

 

Garden Court

Volume 28

1947

Volume 29

1948

 

Palm Court

Volume 30

1936

Volume 31

1938

Volume 32

1941

 

Rose Room

Volume 33

1930-1933

Volume 34

1938

Volume 35

1945

Volume 36

1946

Volume 37

1947

Volume 38

Miscellaneous ledger 1960-1979