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Guide to the Peter Gulbrandsen Papers, 1917-1954
BANC MSS C-B 341  
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  • Collection Summary
  • Information for Researchers
  • Biography Note
  • Scope and Content Note

  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: Peter Gulbrandsen Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1917-1954
    Collection Number: BANC MSS C-B 341
    Creator: Gulbrandsen, Peter, 1890-
    Repository: The Bancroft Library
    Berkeley, California 94720-6000
    Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
    Abstract: 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; miscellaneous printed material relating to the League Against Yellow Journalism, the Society of Friends, Scandinavian organizations, etc.
    Languages Represented: English

    Information for Researchers

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Peter Gulbrandsen papers, BANC MSS C-B 341, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Biography Note

    Peter Gulbrandsen was born in Denmark in 1890, came to the United States in 1924, and settled permanently in California in 1929. A journalist by profession, he contributed to various Danish language newspapers, wrote feature atticles for magazines and newspapers on Scandinavian affairs, and edited The Pacific Coast Scandinavian. Well known in Danish-American circles, he lectured frequently and did translating work at the University of California.

    Scope and Content Note

    His papers, which he gave to the Bancroft Library over a period of years, 1937 to 1954, consist of correspondence reflecting his interest 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 of his writings; clippings of articles written by him; biographical sketches and personalia; clippings, pamphlets and miscellaneous printed material relating to the League Against Yellow Journalism, Society of Friends, Scandinavian organizations, etc.