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University of California, Berkeley, The Bancroft Library
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
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B.A. Ogden papers, 1903-1932.

Papers relating to graphite mining in northern Mexico (Sonora). Include correspondence, a ledger book, financial documents, and contracts.

 
Bacher family photograph album [graphic]

Snapshots of family members, friends, homes, and scenery on outings. Locations include the Kansas towns of Miltonville and Manhattan, Hugo and other locations in Colorado, Oakdale (California), and the vicinity of Precott, Arizona. Views include the family homestead farm outside...

 
Baeck family papers, additions, 1854-1950.

Collection contains family correspondence, scrapbooks, and other miscellaneous memorabilia. Correspondents' include: Ambrose Bierce, Ina Coolbrith, Timothy Rearden, Anne Rearden, and Phoebe Apperson Hearst.

 
Baja California archives, 1770-1854.

Concerning threat of piracy in Baja California, 1853-1874; establishment of military posts, 1795-1820, with letters from Diego de Borica and Fernando de Rivera y Moncada; and Indian problems at Misión Santa Gertrudis, 1798.

 
Baja California mission miscellany, 1701-1827.

Items numbered serially and cataloged separately. Search under title: Baja California mission miscellany.

 
Bakewell & Brown photograph collection [graphic].

Contains images of several major buildings designed by the firm, including San Francisco City Hall and Pasadena City Hall. Also pictured are some some residences, including Bakewell's own, portraits of John Bakewell, and reproductions of John Bakewell's student drawings. Also...

 
The bald head schooners and related papers. 1920, 1960.

Paper relating to the history of the bald head schooners on the Pacific Coast, describing where and how they were built, and their use, particularly in the lumber and codfish industries (11 leaves, 29 cm.); copy of specifications for schooner,...

 
Baldwin M. Woods on University of California Extension : oral history transcript / and related material, 1956-1957.

Discussion of Extension Division from the time he became director in 1942; program during the war years aiding industry; classes for professional groups; administrative problems - recruiting staff and teachers, liaison with faculty, finances. Photograph inserted.

 
Baldwin-Johnston scrapbook.

Clippings, pictures, and miscellaneous papers relating to "Lucky" Baldwin and members of his family and to Robert Johnston and his wife.

 
The balls are rolling - clear the track [graphic] : a cartoon for the John C. Frémont presidential campaign of 1856.

Cartoon depicts large balls bearing the names of northern states rolling across the opposition. Banner bears the names Fremont/Dayton, and a rainbow carries the motto: Free soil, free speech, free press, free men, & Fremont. Issues allluded to include: railroad...

 
Balzer and Annis family papers and photographs, 1888-1960.

Photographs; pages from a family photo album; wedding invitations; and the ketubah of Julius Balzer and Augusta Marks signed by the rabbi of San Francisco's Congregation Sherith Israel, Falk Vidaver.

 
Bancroft family papers.

V. 1, letters written by Emily (Ketchum) Bancroft to her family, 1844-1868, including, also, two letters, Oct. 20 & 26, 1864, from H.H. Bancroft to Mr. and Mrs. Ketchum; v. 2, letters, May 1873-Apr. 1882, from Kate Bancroft to her...

 
Bancroft family papers, circa 1869-1903.

Letterpress copybook of Hubert Howe Bancroft, 1869-1876, containing several letters concerning his publication and book collecting activities; letters from H. H. Bancroft to individuals, in particular his immediate family; misc. receipts and legal documents, and related correspondence.

 
Bancroft, Hubert Howe Correspondence relating to the history of Oregon, 1863-1889.

Letters from Daniel Chaplin (1884); J.F. Ellis (1884); William F. Hill (1863); John Cunningham Kelton (1884); Asahel Bush (1888); Samuel A. Clark per Son (1882); D.W. Craig (1889); Joseph W. Marsh (1888); A. Noltner (1882); W.H. Odell (1882); and C.H....

 
The Bancroft Library : historical views [graphic]

Contains photos of exhibits, social evens, speakers and attendees; dates and locations are not identified. Several views of the Bancroft Library building on Valencia Street in San Francisco are also included.

 
Bancroft Library manuscript miscellany.

Manuscripts on a variety of topics brought together for storage purposes. Most now cataloged individually; search under title: Bancroft Library manuscript miscellany.

 
Bancroft Library picture drawer miscellany [graphic].

Includes photographic prints, photographic copy prints, prints, illustrations clipped from published sources, postcards, and other pictorial material. Most images relate to the history of California or the American West.

 
Bancroft miscellaneous newspaper clippings, 1860-1906 (bulk 1860-1890)

Topics include domestic economy, electricity, health, industry and commerce, newspapers and publishing, railway systems of the Southwest, the 1906 earthquake in San Francsico, science, silk, and transportation engineering (railroads, canals, etc.)

 
Bancroft, Philip Photographs of California Delegates to the Progressive National Convention, Chicago [graphic].

Two oversize prints are formal group portraits of California delegates to the 1912 Progressive National Convention in Chicago in support of that party's presidential candidate, Theodore Roosevelt. Among those pictured are then-California Governor Hiram Johnson (the Progressive candidate for Vice-President),...

 
Bancroft reference notes : bibliography : mss, ca. 1870-1890.

Bibliographical reference citations, sorted by mostly by general subjects (with some by author), chiefly relating to Mexico, along with some other western states. Works cited date from 1550 to 1890s.

 
Bancroft-Howe family album [graphic]

Cartes de visite album containing portraits of the Bancroft and Howe families. Individuals identified by captions, but many, including portraits of Hubert Howe Bancroft, are missing from album.

 
Bandelier, Fanny Ritter. Letters to Dr. Leslie A. White : Nashville, Tenn., 1935-1936.

Mainly concerning the location of her husband's letters to Lewis H. Morgan, his friendship with Morgan, and his conversion to Catholicism.

 
Bangle & Chase daybooks : Alameda County, Calif., 1871-1876.

Bound daily accounting books for a house and sign painting business owned by Edward Bangle and George Chase containing daily entries for expenses and income involving labor and painting supplies. The earlier volume begins in Brooklyn [i.e. Oakland], California and...

 
Bangs, Jean Murray. Photographs of Bernard Maybeck buildings [graphic]

Photographs show buildings designed by Bernard Maybeck, mainly in California. Also includes portraits of Bernard Maybeck.

 
Bangs-Uro y Lozano collection, 1821-1835.

Correspondence between Samuel Bangs, first printer of the provinces of Nuevo León and Tamaulipas, with José Alejandro Uro y Lozano, another printer, relating mainly to the sale of printing presses and type to the latter. The imprints include an advertisement...

 
Bank notes used during the French Revolution, 1791-1792.

No. 59 in France, miscellaneous letters and documents collection.

 
Banks and banking in California [graphic]

Views of various banks and financial firms in California, exteriors and interiors; also includes photographs of coinage and bank certificates.

 
Banks of San Diego : ms., 1886.

Experiences as a resident of San Diego from 1869; mainly as a banker.

 
Banner Mining and Milling Company records : Silver City, Idaho, 1905-1941.

Reflecting a transfer of stock from Sarah K. Lamb by Dickson Q. Brown, 1934; with 29 stock certificates signed by T.S. Heer and (Peter) Steele.

 
Barbara A. Atkinson collection of TecNICA records, circa 1984-1990.

Contains records of TecNICA member Barbara Atkinson including memos, policies, correspondence, programs, fliers, handouts, membership lists, newsletters and other documents relating to TecNICA; correspondence of Barbara Atkinson including letters to and from friends and family while working in Nicaragua for...

 
Barbara Eastman collection concerning Columbia and Tuolumne County, California, circa 1848-1874.

Typescript notes, transcripts, and other items compiled circa 1950s concerning the history of the area and pioneer residents covering 1848-1874. Includes a Columbia Registry of Deaths from the period.

 
Barbara Woolsey letters from Carol H. Brown and Beth Ainsworth : ALS and TLS, 1970 April-May, n.d.

Notes are responses to questions posed by Barbara Woolsey about John Steinbeck's literary career and associations. They are from Steinbeck's first wife Carol H. (Mrs. William B.) Brown and his sister Beth (Mrs. Eugene D.) Ainsworth.

 
Barbara Zelinsky photograph albums and scrapbook [graphic]

Photograph albums and scrapbooks document the early life and family Barbara Zelinsky up to her honeymoon with Robert Zelinsky. Early albums show Barbara's parents, Rachel Rutherford Hortop and Leopold Levy, and other family (especially Hortop). These early views include the...

 
Barbary Coast, Yosemite, and other California views [graphic]

Mostly views of Barbary Coast neighborhood (San Francisco, Calif.) taverns, theaters, dance halls, and other establishments, many with crowds in front of them. Includes views of the Thalia, the Midway, Purcell's, and Sheehan's Tavern. Older views show Yosemite, an Indian...

 
Barber's Company membership : and related material : 1845 and 1962.

Concerns his admittance into the Barber's Company (London) in 1845 including the registry notation (Book H, October 21, 1845), Oath of every freeman of the City of London, and excerpts of a letter from Doris Webster (granddaughter) to Fred Anderson...

 
Barclay's Fort, New Mexico [graphic]

Drawings and paintings of Barclay's Fort (New Mexico) and surrounding area. Includes the fort, buffalo cows and calves, a landscape with Barclay's horse and dog, a plowman and team at work, and a mounted "New Mexican".

 
Bardin family papers : ms., 1855-1870.

Typed transcript of diary of a pioneer (1855) by James Bardin describing his overland journey from Independence, Missouri, to Yreka, California.

 
Barnabe mountain review records, 1995-2000.

Contains correspondence between the "Barnabe mountain review" editor Gerald Fleming and contributors, original typescripts, marketing materials including flyers, advertisements, cover artwork, and form letters to subscribers and writers. Also includes published issues 2-5.

 
Barque John Potter accounts, 1850-1851.

Contains account book and receipts, mostly in San Francisco, of sailing Barque John Potter, captained by D.C. Mitchell.

 
Barranco Bros. vaudeville show collection, ca. 1900-1946 (bulk 1915-1925)

Collection of material related to the Barranco Bros. vaudeville show contains correspondence Murray & Co. of Chicago and the F.J. Burch Manufacturing Co. of Pueblo, Colorado (tent manufacturers) about orders. Also includes show passes and coupons, advertisements promoting the act,...

 
Barrett, S. A. (Samuel Alfred) Photographs from the Samuel Alfred Barrett papers [graphic].

Box 1: includes portraits of S. A. Barrett, photographs relating to anthropological studies, including views of California Indians, their tools and other artifacts, Kashaya Pomo, Yurok, and Navaho photos, Deer Dance and Bear Dance photos, and views form an African...

 
Barrett, S. A. (Samuel Alfred) Photographs from the Samuel Alfred Barrett papers [graphic] : additions.

Includes portraits of Samuel A. Barrett; group portraits from the Cudahy-Massee-Milwaukee Museum African expedition (1928); a portrait of a young lion; portraits of friends, family and colleagues, including Cavreth Wells and Bob Bartlett; and a photograph of a Native American...

 
Barricada Internacional, English edition records : and related material, circa 1987-1996.

Contains financial records and publishing information for the English language edition of the Nicaraguan publication Barricada Internacional. Also contains newsletters, publications, and other material concerning political activities in Nicaragua and other Central American countries. Also includes numerous photographic copy negatives...

 
Barry family papers, 1837-1903.

Papers of Abraham Van Gelder and several descendants including Katherine A. Crocker and William C. Barry.

 
Barry, J. Neilson (John Neilson) Maps and notes for the history of the Pacific Northwest.

The maps, with annotations and explanatory notes, are primarily concerned with the exploration of the Pacific Northwest, including the Lewis and Clark Expedition; reproductions are of portions of maps by William Clark, Nicholas King, John Melish, Alexander Ross, David Thompson,...

 
Barthélemy, J.-J. (Jean-Jacques) Maps, plans, views and coins : illustrative of the travels of Anacharis The Younger in Greece, during the middle of the fourth century before the christian era, [undated]

Contains only pages 11-21, 29-32, 37-51, and plates 2, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17, 23, + 26. Later (after 1848) used as notebook for notes, signatures (José Antonio Carrillo and Juan Sepúlveda), accounts, and drawings (some of...

 
Bartholomew family correspondence : ALS, 1849-1857.

Correspondence of George Bartholomew, his son, Harry, and Harry's friend, Dan Headley, from various Calif. locations and Bristol, Conn. Also includes letters from Angeline Bartholomew, Adna Whiting, and H.H. Porter. The 24 letters discuss local news, work in the gold...

 
Bartlett, Lee Papers pertaining to William Everson, 1977-1987.

Contains letters from Everson to Bartlett; various Everson manuscripts; the archive of the Bartlett's biography of Everson, William Everson: The Life of Brother Antoninus; misc. Everson material.

 
Bartlett Springs views [graphic] /

Views of resort in Lake County, Calif, with small cabins, a main hotel, and visitors pictured.

 
Bartley Cardon photographs pertaining to Karl Friedrich Meyer's trip to the Soviet Union and to the demolition of Cole Hall, University of California, San Francisco [graphic].

Photographs of Karl Friedrich Meyer during his trip to the Soviet Union in 1965, depicted with Soviet colleagues and other unidentified associates. Also includes Russian tourist postcards, a menu, and other ephemera from the 1965 trip. Also includes slides of...

 
Bartolomé Alberti writings, 1976-1977.

Include a retrospective journal of the life of the Puerto Rican poet, with information on his parents and his schooling; and poems copied by him for Josephine Miles.

 
Barton, R. G. Photographs of various California scenes [graphic] /

Views include small town, urban area, and wilderness scenes from various California locations. Eureka and Mono Lake are included.

 
Baschet, Armand Letters to Rawdon Lubbock Brown : ALS, 1862 Sept. 6 and Oct. 2.

Two letters, written from Blois and Milan, sending a copy of his book, Diplomatie Venitienne, and mentioning his current historical research.

 
Bashe Rubenchik Rosenbloom papers, 1909-1980.

Collection consists of correspondence; postcards from a 1909 postcard album belonging to Bashe Rosenbloom in Minsk; a 1955 program from the Jewish Cultural Club of Elsinore, Calif.; a poem celebrating Rosenbloom's fifty years in Petaluma, Calif.; and family photographs. Among...

 
Bassya and Philip Bibel papers, 1813-1999 (bulk 1927-1977).

Numerous family documents and mementos; pamphlets; and a scrapbook relating to San Francisco's Yiddish Literary and Drama Club (1927-1948); holding programs; announcements; newspaper clippings; posters; correspondence; fliers; photographs of actors, actresses, and productions; and a history of the literary club.

 
Batchelder-Nelson family papers, 1835-1956.

Batchelder family papers: Dr. Amos Batchelder's journal of overland journey to Calif., 1849, with transcript and notes by his grandson Edward Emil Nelson; several commonplace books and diaries, 1838-1886; book of medical prescriptions, 1835-1849.

 
Batchelder-Nelson photograph album [graphic].

Black and white and cyanotype snapshots of Yosemite (including the Wawona Hotel), Mariposa County, mines (including the Ophir and Princeton? Mines), and San Francisco. Outings and scenery in the Mt. Bullion area are also pictured.

 
Battista Frapolli correspondence, [1862-1891]

Includes letters from relatives in Italy, and some from A. Domeniconi, Sonoma wine grower and supplier, relating to Frapolli's wine business in San Francisco.

 
Bauer, George W. (George William) Photographs and memorabilia of Colonel George W. Bauer [graphic]

photographs include portraits of Bauer and family members, views from trips to Yosemite and Alaska, a few San Francisco views, and unidentified parlor interiors. Many views include wagons, carriages or automobiles. Also present is an oversize group portrait of Bauer...

 
Bauer-Schweitzer Hop and Malt Company records, 1903-1948 (bulk 1903-1910).

Three accounting ledgers for what was to become the last producing malt house in San Francisco, California. Entries offer a glimpse into the economics of the malting and brewing industry on the West Coast, and bridge the period of the...

 
Baumann-Muhlfelder family papers, 1858-1935.

Family correspondence; citizenship papers and a certificate; booklets; a scrapbook of Doretta Baumann Muhlfelder; photographs; a membership card for the Associated Veterans of Farragut's Fleet (relating to Julius's service in the Civil War); and a letter signed by Admiral George...

 
The Baumberg Tract : oral history transcript : from the proposed shorelands development to the wetlands restoration (Eden Landing Ecological Reserve), 1982-1999 / 2000.

Interviews with eleven persons involved in controversy over plans to build a racetrack and business park (denied) on a wetland site along the Hayward shoreline and approval to restore it as a wildlife sanctuary. Leslie Salt Division (Cargill Corporation); environmental...

 
Baumgaertel, Karl A. Photographs exhibited between 1920 and 1939 [graphic] /

Chiefly California and desert Southwest landscapes in a pictorialist style. Also includes Yosemite views, mountain landscapes in the Sierra Nevada and elsewhere, studies of rock forms, architectural details, and views at the Golden Gate International Exhibition of 1939.

 
Bay Area Committee to Save Biafran Children records, 1968-1970.

Correspondence (letters from Alan Cranston, George Murphy and Peter McCloskey), minutes, financial reports, posters, clippings on Biafra, reports from Biafra and Nigeria, reprints, photographs, maps, and records of the San Francisco Branch of the United Friends of Biafra.

 
Bay Area landscapes [graphic] /

Title supplied by cataloger.

 
Bay Area Socialist School records, 1968-2002 (bulk 1978-1985).

Contains newsletters, programs, articles, notebooks, financial records, brochures, course lists, etc. concerning the operations of socialist schools opened in 1974 by an East Bay chapter of the New American Movement (NAM). Also contains general materials on socialism and from other...

 
Bay City Paint Company records, 1923-2001.

Contains financial records, scrapbook of company's history, charge sheets from 1942 and 1943, paint catalogs, brochures and color cards.

 
Bay Meadows Oral History Project : oral history transcripts / 2008-2009.

Interviews with former staff members of Bay Meadows Race Track, located in the city of San Mateo, California from 1934 to 2008.

 
Bay to Breakers race photographs from the San Francisco Examiner photograph archive [graphic].

Photographs documenting the Examiner-sponsored Bay to Breakers 12 kilometer foot race and "fun run" through San Francisco. Between 1912 and 1964, this race was known as the Cross City Race. The Examiner began sponsorship in 1966, but the earliest photographs...

 
 
Bealer, Lewis Winkler Collection of clippings and notes relating to Central and South America, [1939-1940]

Primarily concerning diplomatic relations with the United States and German infiltration.

 
Beaman, Alfred. Letters from Alfred Beaman to his brother : Grass Valley, Calif., 1852-1853.

Description of mining techniques, life at the mines and cost of living.

 
Bear Creek Company records, 1935-1939.

Balance sheets, etc., association agreement for fig growers, contracts with California Packing Corporation and Libby, McNeil & Libby, and liquidation schedule.

 
Bear Creek Ditch Company, Mariposa Co., Calif. records, 1856-1883.

Contents: v. 1 - Organizational records (1857-1883): charter, constitution and by-laws, minutes of meetings; v. 2 - accounts (1856-1858) erroneously noted as Mariposa County account book.

 
Beardsley Graham papers, [ca. 1963-1979]

Materials relating to his work in exploration and development of domestic communication satellite systems and establishment of the Communications Satellite Corporation (COMSAT), and other endeavors.

 
Beati amadei ordinis fratrum minorum apocalypsis nova sensum habens apertum et reseratum per Archangelum Gabrielem : n.p., [undated]

Account of the revelations allegedly made by the Archangel Gabriel to Amadeo of Portugal, João da Silva e Menezes; eight "Ecstasies" and fifteen "Sermons," with some appended material. Includes a "Revelation to Saint Bridget," a biographical note on the supposed...

 
Beatrice and William Eisman collection of U.S.-Vietnam materials, 1984-2002.

Contains a typescript history of the US/Vietnam Friendship Association by Beatrice Eisman and 5 dossiers (chiefly typescript text and newsclippings) on topics related to right-wing Vietnamese activity in the United States. Dossiers are titled: "Dossier on the acts of terrorism...

 
Beatrice and William Eisman collection on Indochina after liberation [graphic].

A photographic history of the struggle of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia for peace, sovereignty and development in the Third Indochina War, following their liberation in 1975. Consists of photographic prints and illustrations from printed sources, with descriptive captions and accompanying...

 
Beatrice L. Magnes family papers and photographs, 1861-1977.

The collection consists primarily of materials relating to Beatrice Lowenstein Magnes' extended family. Included are letters, notes and essays, poetry and plays, personal documents, Mendelson and Lowenstein family materials from mid-nineteenth-century Germany (including correspondence, a poem in honor of Sophia...

 
Beatrice Metcalf Bain papers, 1963-1986 (bulk 1972-1973).

Contains correspondence, legal and financial records. Correspondence is mostly with Bain's family including her father Woodbridge Metcalf and also Margaret Papandeou, the First Lady of Greece (1981-1989). Also includes photographs and slides from her 1981 tour of China, a travel...

 
Beatrice Potter Webb letter to Marjorie S. Wheeler : LS, 1936 Sept. 15.

Enclosure: snapshot of Beatrice and Sidney Webb.

 
Bee perspectives of the Warren Era : oral history transcript / and related material, 1969-1976.

Copies of photographs inserted. Contents: From the Capitol Press Room, interview with Richard Rodda, political editor of the three McClatchy Bee newspapers; Perspectives of a Political Reporter, interview with Herbert L. Phillips, political reporter for the Sacramento Bee (1933-1963); An...

 
Belis family papers, 1837-ca. 1975.

Consists of original source material from 19th century Sonoma County Calif., and genealogy research pertaining to the original documents. The original documents of Frederick Blume and his Californiana wife Maria Antonia Caseres, and neighbors Gustavus Burghard and his family are:...

 
Bell, Harmon. Photographs from the Harmon Bell papers [graphic].

Contains several studio portraits of University of California, Berkeley students, including football players in uniform; photographic prints of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition (with 2 snapshots of rubble during its destruction), an unidentified automobile race (ca. 1920?), large format photographs of...

 
Bella H. Aaron papers, ca. 1890s-1996.

The collection includes Bella Hurst Aaron's personal and family papers (1940s-1992), political and public service papers (1960s and 1970s), files (1957-1991) relating to Eugene Burns and the Holy Land foundation, files (1946-1990) on Aaron's involvement in John Owen's challenge to...

 
Belle of the Sather Tower bells : oral history transcript / and related material, 1976-1980.

Recollections of her father, Charles A. Murdock, San Francisco printer, and his many civic activities; her education in San Francisco and the University of California; her administrative posts with the University, including assistant to the dean of women and counselor,...

 
Belle Randall collection of Thom Gunn letters, 1960-2006.

Letters to Belle Randall from noted poet, Thom Gunn; with additional papers of Belle Randall. The bulk of the letters date from the 1960s through Gunn's death in 2004.

 
Belmont School photographs, Belmont, California [graphic]

Primarily photos of student activities, athletic teams, and group portraits, some include William Thomas Reid, headmaster of the school and former president of the University of California.

 
Belva Ann Lockwood letters : to the Bull family, 1885-1903.

Concerns work as a patent and pension lawyer in Washington, D.C., with mention of her activities as delegate of the Universal Peace Union and on behalf of the Association for the Promotion of Arbitration as a Prevention of War Between...

 
Ben Bowen diary and notebook : ms.S, 1854-1859.

Flyleaf title: A record of life commenced at Fort John, California, September, 1854 ... Journal (Sept. 3, 1854 - Feb. 26, 1856); poems and commonplace entries; diary (Mar. 30 - Apr. 4, & May 13 - 16, 1859; a large...

 
Ben Glaha photographs of construction of Grand Coulee Dam [graphic].

Photographs document various aspects of construction of Grand Coulee Dam on the Columbia River in eastern Washington. Many photographs emphasize actions of construction workers.

 
Ben J. Weiss papers, 1931-1957.

Consists of materials documenting Ben Weiss's Jewish-related activities.

 
Ben Shannon Allen papers, 1940-1965.

Correspondence, memoranda, clippings, and papers relating to the redwood strike of 1945-1947, his work with the Redwood Region Conservation Council and the California Redwood Association, and his interest in tree farms. Letters and reprints by Emanuel Fritz and others included.

 
Benedict, Murray R. (Murray Reed) Photographs from the Murray R. Benedict papers [graphic].

Includes snapshots and group portraits depicting Benedict at various points throughout his career, including his being awarded an honorary degree by Clark Kerr on Charter Day, March 21, 1961 at the University of California, Berkeley. Also includes personal and family...

 
Beniamino Bufano autobiographical notebooks : ms., [ca.1958-1965].

Consists of four autobiographical notebooks by Bufano addressed to George Baker, an editor of the San Francisco Argonaut. Journal 1 covers his education, his first meeting with Baker, and general life stories. Journal 2 covers his time in China in...

 
Benito Juárez letter : Chihuahua, Mexico, to Antonio Ochoa, [Mexico], 1865 Jan. 31.

Manuscript letter (1 p.) concerning military dispositons of the Mexican Army of Independence and the French troops of the Emperor Maximillian. Juárez was in opposition at this time operating out of the city of Chihuahua. "The French who are between...

 
Benitz family letters, 1852-1863.

Photocopies of six letters, translated from the German originals, written primarily by William Benitz to members of the family, describing his farming and cattle raising operations at Fort Ross, California.

 
Benjamin C. Howard letters to his parents in Salem, Mass. : ALS, 1849 November 25 - 1852 June 9.

13 letters written while Howard was serving as first mate of clipper ships sailing in the Pacific and the south Atlantic. Letters written from San Francisco, aboard ship, Rio de Janero, and Hong Kong.

 
Benjamin Casey Allin letters, 1907-1911.

Mainly to family, describing his travels in Japan in 1907, experiences from 1909, surveying for the U.S. Bureau of Insular Affairs on Cebú and Samar in the Philippines, and his work compiling an English-Bisayan dictionary. Letter to his mother from...

 
Benjamin Davis Wilson papers, 1855-1868.

Includes letters from A. Eberhart (his agent in San Francisco), J. De Barth Shorb, Francis P.F. Temple, and his son, John B. Wilson, relating to business matters and his vineyards; accounts; promissory notes; poll tax and internal revenue receipts; and...

 
Benjamin Dore diary, 1849-1852.

Benjamin Dore diary describes his voyage on the ship "Cantero" from Maine to San Francisco, with stops at St. Catherine Island off the coast of Brazil, and at Valparaiso, Chile. Also includes accounts of the first steamboat voyage up Humboldt...

 
Benjamin F. Kern papers, 1843-1844.

Account statement for the estate of his father, John Kern and receipts to Benjamin Kern for distribution of estate. One of the heirs was his brother, Edward M. Kern, an artist in the company of Fremont's Fourth Expedition to the...

 
Benjamin Franklin Dowell papers, 1855-1886.

The most extensive archive of Oregon documents among the Bancroft collections, especially concerned with the Oregon Indian wars, 1853-1856, but including printed material on politics and government, 1863-1864. The volume P-A 139 contains an autobiography.

 
Benjamin Franklin Williams letters, 1907-1909, to his mother.

Mainly written from the Yukon Territory, in the vicinity of Dawson, where he was employed as an engineer with the Bonanza Creek Gold Mining Company, Ltd. Comments on the trip from Skagway to Dawson City, his work, social activities in...

 
Benjamin G. Green letters : to Magoun & Son, Boston, from San Francisco : 3 ALS and 1 AD, 14-28 October 1853.

Letters report the arrivals and departures of ships, details of their voyages, news of specific captains and of striking crews. One letter depicts the damage sustained by the Greenwich during Green's passage on it of 156 days.

 
Benjamin G. Griffith letters, to his family, 1924-1927.

Written during the period he was employed by Libby, McNeill & Libby as a radio operator in the company's canneries in Alaska. The letters comment on the voyages to Alaska, setting up the station at Egegik, life and working conditions...

 
Benjamin Harrison papers, 1857-1862.

Mainly accounts, mostly with San Francisco and Stockton merchants for Harrison's store at Columbia, California, with some letters concerning payments and related matters.

 
Benjamin Hayes papers, 1849-1864.

Most of these twenty manuscripts probably belonged at one time to the private archive of José Matías Moreno. They consist mainly of personal letters, eight of them signed by Pío Pico. Included in the collection is a letter from John...

 
Benjamin Hill papers relating to his estate, 1850-1852.

Claims against and receipts from the estate. Hill had lived in Sausalito.

 
Benjamin Ide Wheeler Award Committee minutes, 1928-1963.

With lists of committee members and officers and award recipients. Some related correspondence and a plaster model of the award are included.

 
Benjamin Levy papers, 1867-1889.

Mainly legal papers relating to property in Sitka, Alaska, with signatures of William Sumner Dodge and W.H. Wood, and including two certificates signed by Prince Alexander Maksutov, Governor of Russian Colonies in America, and certificate of naturalization for Levy.

 
Benjamin O'Fallen letterbook : and related materials, 1783-1859 (bulk 1823-1829)

Copybook of letters sent as U.S. Indian Agent, Upper Missouri Agency, 1823-1826, to the Secretary of War, William Clark, Henry Atkinson, William H. Ashley, Henry Leavenworth, Joshua Pilcher, and others, reflecting life at Fort Atkinson, Council Bluffs; the Arikara campaign,...

 
Benjamin Osgood journal, 1849 Mar. 6 - 1851 Mar. 27.

A printed "Seaman's Journal" form, completed in manuscript, of a voyage around the Horn from Boston to California in the ship Regulus and experiences gold mining. Additional pages bound in. The first part of the journal, covering the voyage, kept...

 
Benjamin Parke Avery papers, circa 1868-1876.

Volume 1: Letters from William H. Dall, William Keith, Stephen Powers, Joseph Roos, Toby E. Rosenthal, Charles W. Stoddard, Peter Tofft; poem by Robert E.C. Stearns.

 
Benjamin Poff Draper collection of pictures relating to Georgetown, Colorado [graphic]

Photographs and descriptive typescript text documenting the history and historic buildings of Georgetown, Colo. Some ephemera present. Also includes television and play scripts by the compiler: The handkerchief trick, c1955; The big do, c1958; Hotel de Paris, c1957.

 
Benjamin R. Buckelew legal papers, 1853-1857.

Relates to litigation over personal property, and with the San Francisco Manufacturing Company. Also included is a deed for property in Marin County for part of Rancho Punta de Quentin to James Ross and John Cowell.

 
Benjamin S. Hill correspondence, 1849-1853.

Contents: letters from Josiah Griswold, 1849-1850, describing trip around Cape Horn to San Francisco and work in mines; letter from George Robins about business in San Francisco in 1850; letters from Hill to his children.

 
Benjamin Schreiber journals : mss., 1914 (bulk 1898-1899).

V.1, "Log of the U.S.S. Marietta" (Nov. 26, 1898 - June 23, 1899) covering duty in the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea.

 
Benjamin Sheman Brooks papers, 1850-1881.

Relate to Yerba Buena Island. Included are letters from J. M. Edmunds and Joseph S. Wilson of the U. S. General Land Office, lobbyists David S. Turner, S. M. Johnson and Samuel Ward, Senator C. Cole, W. M. Evarts, Egbert...

 
Benjamin Southwick letters : Sacramento, Calif., to his mother, Mrs. James Southwick, East Calais, Vt., 1852 Jan 13-1853 Sept. 12.

Seven letters (20 p.) from a dairy farmer to his mother concerning his business in Sacramento during the Gold Rush and the great flood and fire in Sacramento. He also responds to the news he has received from her regarging...

 
Benjamin Wingate correspondence with his family, 1850-1854.

Letters from Benjamin Wingate to his wife Mary, to his sons Charles and Albert, from Mary Wingate to her husband, and from the Wingate children to their father. Included are Benjamin's letters written from New York (prior to departure for...

 
Bennett collection of California views [graphic]

Photographs show: the Hotel Californian in Santa Barbara after major earthquake damage (ca. 1920?) -- ruins of Portwine, near Poker Flat (Sierra Co.) -- a house, man (Jonathan Wright) and buggy captioned "First brick building in California, built in 1847...

 
Benson smelter ore processing views [graphic] /

Views showing slag and ore dumps, blacksmith shop, sampling and feeding floors, and furnaces. Location formerly believed to be the Del Ray Mine, in the Jackson mining district, Amador Co., Calif. Views are probably of the smelter facilities at Benson,...

 
Berkeley and Mount Eden views [graphic]

1: Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, Calif. (Aug. 16, 1947) -- 2: The Greek Theatre, Berkeley, Calif. -- 3: a copy photograph of the Peralta Hotel[?], Berkeley, Calif. -- 4: aerial view of the Mount Eden Home of the Jackson Home for...

 
Berkeley and San Francisco Bay Area scenes from the 1960's [graphic] /

Photos of Berkeley include portraits, street scenes, police, protests (some at University of California, Berkeley), People's Park, Telegraph Avenue, crowds, events, Nixon campaign audiences, musicians, Black Panthers, a gay liberation gathering, etc. Includes some scenes in Golden Gate Park, San...

 
Berkeley and San Francisco Bay Area views [graphic]

Includes views of the Claremont hotel(Berkeley, Calif.) San Francisco bay from the Berkeley hills (day and night), U.C. Berkely campus, Lake Merritt (Oakland, Calif.), Lake Merritt boathouse, and Orinda, Calif.

 
A Berkeley boy's service to the medical community of Alameda County, 1935-1994 : oral history transcript / 1994.

Childhood in Berkeley, CA, and 1923 fire; B.A. in international relations, University of California, Berkeley, 1931; medical studies: Creighton University, 1931-1933, University of California, San Francisco, 1933-1935, University of Edinburgh, 1938-1939; reflections on Judaism and Yehudi Menuhin; navy doctor and...

 
Berkeley, Calif. assessment records, 1871-1966.

Assessment and delinquent rolls.

 
Berkeley (Calif.) assessment records, [ca.1880-1942] (bulk 1911-1942).

Includes 33 v. of Transcripts of records, 1911-1942; assessment book of mortgages, 1880s (v. 34); transcript of mortgages, 1883 (v. 35)

 
Berkeley, Calif., planning documents, 1933-1956 [bulk 1948-1956]

Contains: folder labelled "Waterfront" containing correspondence and reports regarding harbor planning, mostly created by or addressed to City Engineer Harry Goodridge, 1933-1948; Report on a parking facility program for Berkeley central business district, prepared for the mayor and city council...

 
Berkeley (Calif.) records, [ca. 1891-1957]

papers re Contra Costa Water Co. and Alameda Water Co., 1891-1898; papers re San Francisco-Oakland Terminal Railway and resettlement franchise, ca. 1916-1918; copies of proposed charter amendments, sample ballots, 1916-1957, etc.

 
Berkeley chancellor, 1965-1971 : the university in a turbulent society : oral history transcript / 1986.

Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.

 
Berkeley City Club miscellany, 1930-1939, 1978 August-1980 May, undated.

Consists of photocopies of the Berkeley City Club's articles of incorporation, land deed, and a version of the by-laws effective 1962 November 23, as well as a typescript copy of the by-laws as amended 1979 November 8. Also includes supplements...

 
Berkeley Club member portraits [graphic].

Title supplied by cataloger.

 
Berkeley culture, University of California highlights, and University extension, 1892-1960 : oral history transcript / and related material, 1962.

Comments on long association with the University as professor in the Dept. of Latin and as director of University Extension; interests in Berkeley clubs, public library and musical events; friendship with John Muir, William Keith, Phoebe Apperson Hearst, and others....

 
Berkeley Day Nursery. Photographs from the Berkeley Day Nursery records [graphic]

Photos of children, staff and the nursery. Collection also includes some ephemera.

 
Berkeley Day Nursery. Photographs of the Berkeley Day Nursery [graphic]

Album contains photos of the nursery in its early years. Primarily group photos of children. Remainder of photos span the years 1908-1967, with later years predominating.

 
Berkeley Gray Panthers records, circa 1975-2011.

Preferred citation: Berkeley Gray Panthers records, BANC MSS 2011/251, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

 
Berkeley Jewish Senior Citizens records, 1968-1979.

Collection consists of records of Berkeley Jewish Senior Citizens, including minutes, correspondence, attendance lists, files on aging, and files on legislation relevant to senior citizens.

 
The Berkeley Playmakers : scrapbook, 1924-1948.

Scrapbook contains copies of articles re origin of The Berkeley Playmakers; its constitution and by-laws; minutes of meetings of executive board, 1931-1940; promotional material re subscriptions; programs; clippings, including reviews of productions; announcements of its playwriting contests with related material;...

 
Berkeley Poetry Conference photographs [graphic].

Photographs from Berkeley Poetry Conference, held at California Hall, U.C. Berkeley, 1965. Includes scenes of readings, informal group gatherings, and impromptu portraits of participants. Individuals pictured include Allen Ginsberg, Gary Snyder, Charles Olson, Peter Orlovsky, Jack Spicer, Robert Duncan, Richard...

 
Berkeley Relief Committee records, 1906.

Includes letters to the Berkeley Relief Committee requesting aid in locating refugees in the aftermath of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire; meeting minutes of the San Francisco Citizen's Committee; food, clothing, and supply vouchers for refugees in the...

 
Berkeley residential streets after the 1923 fire [graphic]

Photographs show the corners of Cedar and Spruce, and Vine and Scenic in Berkeley after the fire of 1923.

 
Berkeley Seismological Laboratory collection on the California earthquake of April 18, 1906 [graphic].

Chiefly photographs documenting the effects of the California earthquake of April 18, 1906 on the landscape and on buildings, roads and other structures. Numerous images were taken near the San Andreas Fault in various parts of the state shortly after...

 
Berkeley Shakespeare Festival records, circa 1976-1981.

Records pertaining to overall administration, including financing, site negotiations, theatrical productions, and reviews of a number of plays. Also includes files relating to educational outreach programs of the Festival. These records reflect, in particular, Dunbar H. Ogden's role as literary...

 
Berkeley Stage Company records, 1973-1984.

Letters, administrative files, financial records, scripts, and other papers documenting the organization and operations of the Berkeley, California, theater, Berkeley Stage Company, founded by Robert Goldsby, Angela Paton, and Drury Pifer. Included also are letters and papers relating to Poetry...

 
Berkeley street people [graphic] /

Photographs are portraits of identified subjects.

 
Berkeley views [graphic]

Photographs show Berkeley - looking south towards campus from Virginia St., and a view to the northeast, possibly from intersection of Derby St. and College Ave.

 
Berkeley Y2K Resilience Network records, circa 1998-2001.

Contains the papers, books and pamphlets, 5 videos and 1 game used and collected by the Berkeley Y2K Resilience Network in order to prepare for any adverse outcome to the computer Y2K problem.

 
Berkeley-Oakland Women's Union records, 1969-2003 (bulk 1973-1976).

The records of a Bay Area socialist feminist organization in operation from 1973-1976. Contains minutes of meetings, reports, a survey of the membership, material related to focus groups and caucuses, publications, and newsletters. Publications include selected local feminist newspapers.

 
Bernard G. Saunders papers, [ca. 1940-1970].

Contains research notes, publications and employment history. The research notes include charts, drawings, lectures and photographs. Employment history also includes documents from a security clearance hearing. Photographs of a Bent Crystal Spectrometer and of Saunders.

 
Bernard Goldsmith dictations and biographical materials, 1889.

Contains dictation concerning immigration to America from Germany in 1848 and to California via the Isthmus in 1850; business interests and Indian fighting in California; and political and mercantile activities after move to Portland in 1861; dictation by M.P. Deady...

 
Bernard Joseph Stanislaus Cahill papers, [ca. 1900-1944]

The collection consists primarily of Cahill's professional, business, and personal papers, covering the years 1906 to 1942. Most of the material relates to his "Butterfly map projection," including extensive correspondence with cartographers, mathematicians, students, and publishers. Also included are records...

 
Bernard Kaufman memoir, 1927, 2004.

The collection consists of the 2004 memoir, Tales of the Kaufman Family, which describes the life and experiences of Dr. Bernard Kaufman, Jr. and of other family members. The memoir includes photocopies of photographs and various documents. Also included in...

 
Bernard Maybeck architectural records for 2750 Buena Vista Way : Berkeley, Calif., circa 1940.

Contains drawings, sketches, and blueprints for a Maybeck home known as the Charles Aikin House. Also includes two printed real estate brochures for two other Maybeck houses, also located in Berkeley, California. and one handwritten document (4 p.) containing construction...

 
Bernard Maybeck photographs taken during construction of Charles Aikin house [graphic] : 2750 Buena Vista Way, Berkeley, Calif.

Snapshot photographs depicting architect Bernard Maybeck and Audrey Aikin during construction and decoration of the Charles Aikin house at 2750 Buena Vista Way, Berkeley, Calif.

 
Bernard Moses scrapbooks, 1900-1910 (bulk 1901-1902)

Thirteen scrapbooks including clippings, correspondence and writings concerning Bernard Moses' role as Secretary of Public Education (1901-1908) for the Philippine Commission.

 
Bernard Nietschmann papers, 1965-2000.

Includes correspondence, field notes, writings, biographical material, teaching materials, project files, grant reports, committee and conference files, audiovisual materials, and maps.

 
Bernard R. Maybeck architectural drawings, 1939-1940.

Contains copies of architectural drawings by Maybeck, done in collaboration with Julia Morgan for Mrs. A.H. Darbee. Consists principally of site plans developed for Western Hills (under Memorial City Corporation), a proposed cemetery in San Mateo County.

 
Bernard Shaw Collection, 1894-1938.

Includes letters to Alfred G. Gardiner, A.B. Walkley, Frederick H. Evans, and John Lane; photocopies of letters and telegrams to Gabriel Pascal about the filming of Pygmalion; typed transcripts of 11 poems written to Ellen Terry, with explanatory note by...

 
Bernard Zakheim original paintings and drawings [graphic].

Original art works consisting of: 1: watercolor portrait of San Francisco County Sheriff Daniel C. Murphy -- 2: ink drawing of Diego Rivera at work on a mural at San Francisco Art Institute, with other figures -- 3: oil painting...

 
Bernardo Bonavia y Zapata papers : Provincias Internas : DS, 1797-1816.

Seven communications, relating mostly to local affairs, received by Bonavía in his capacity as Governor-Intendant of Durango or as Commandant General of the Provincias Internas. They concern a smallpox epidemic in Papigochi, the absence of guilds and confraternities in Chiripas,...

 
Bernarr Bates papers, 1946-1973.

Contains correspondence, memorandum, reports, speeches, photographs, brochures and subject files, documenting Bates's conservation efforts including the California Redwood Association's frequently adversarial relationship with the timber industry and the creation of Redwood National Park.

 
Bernhard Neustadter family papers, 1873-1900.

Correspondence that Bernhard Neustadter (who lived in California in the late 1880s) received from his family in Berlin and Posen (now Poznań, in Poland) and a letter which he sent to his wife, Adaline, during a visit to Germany (1881)....

 
Bernice Brode papers, 1943-1960.

Includes a biographical sketch, a Manhattan District certificate of participation, manuscript of her account, written in 1957, of family and social life at the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory, 1943-1945, miscellaneous photographs of the laboratory and personnel, 1943-1945, and photographs of...

 
Bernice Hubbard May papers, 1930-1975 (bulk 1959-1975).

The Bernice Hubbard May Papers contain material of interest to researchers of the history of women in politics, the conflict over housing discrimination in Berkeley, and the issue of regional government in the greater San Francisco Bay Area. The collection...

 
Bernstein's Fish Grotto menu, undated.

An undated menu for Bernstein's Fish Grotto, which shows that the restaurant served a variety of seafood, including shellfish.

 
Bert W. Loomis correspondence, 1947-1948.

Letters written to him while he was California state assemblyman, including six from Governor Earl Warren and one from state senator Harry E. Drobish; and carbon copies of some of his outgoing letters.

 
Bertha Greenebaum Haas cookbook and loose recipes, 1881-ca. 1920.

The collection consists of a bound volume and sheets of loose paper containing the handwritten recipes of Bertha Greenebaum Haas (1861-1927) Bertha Haas compiled the recipes in the cookbook with her daughter Alice Haas Lilienthal (1885-1972). Showing that the family...

 
Bertram Kellogg Dunshee papers, [ca. 1929-1959]

Correspondence, memos, clippings, speeches, and printed material concerning his interest and activity as a stock owner and public speaker for Pacific Gas and Electric Company, The American Right of Way Association, and Point Reyes and other recreational areas.

 
Bertram Wolfsohn papers, 1933-1942.

Contains two letters (1933 and 1937) sent by Richard E. Gutstadt to his nephew, Bertram Wolfsohn, about prevailing antisemitism; a copy of a proposal Wolfsohn wrote and sent to the leaders of B'nai B'rith, entitled "Action designs for present day...

 
Bertrand Bronson miscellany, 1789-1931, n.d.

Item 1: A.L.S. from Joseph Ritson, 17 Septem[be]r 1789, to Mr. Ayre; Item 2: T.L.S. from R. W. Chapman (British bibliographer) to B. Bronson, 31 December 1931. Item 3: Explanatory note, undated, in hand of Bertrand H. Bronson, discussing provenance...

 
Bertrand Harris Bronson papers, 1902-1986.

Contains personal and family correspondence; manuscripts, including his Child ballads manuscripts; and papers relating to his tenure at U.C. Berkeley.

 
Bertrand Harris Bronson photograph collection [graphic].

Chiefly portraits and snapshots of the Bertrand and Winifred Bronson family and the preceding generations of each. Includes some albums of travels in North America and Europe.

 
Beruete y Abarca, Miguel. Reports on the feasibility of reincorporating Mexico into the Spanish empire : mss. / 1828-1832.

Reports submitted to King Ferdinand VII, the Captain General of Cuba, and the Spanish finance minister, Francisco Tadeo Calomarde.

 
Beryl Mercer papers, 1897-1939.

Letters written to Beryl Mercer by family, friends, and fans; scrapbooks of reviews of her work, playbills, souvenir programs; some miscellaneous items probably in Mercer's hand.

 
Beryl Mercer photograph collection [graphic]

Photographs are of theatrical events, some showing Beryl Mercer. Some are from the Nora Bayes Theatre. One photo shows Rudolph Valentino, another shows Katharine Hepburn.

 
Bethany Armenian Congregational Church records, 1925-1965.

Include correspondence, membership lists, minutes of meetings, constitution and by-laws, annual reports, treasurer's records for the Sunday School and other church affiliated organizations.

 
Bethany Armenian Congregational Church records, 1931-1964.

Mainly in Armenian. Include workbook, l933, kept by Rebecca Avedikian while she was president of the Society; account books, l931-1945 (2 v.); minutes, l931-1964 (6 v.); and miscellaneous accounts and receipts, 1952-1963.

 
Betts-Smith family papers, 1805-1930.

Includes letters, 1808-1824, from William G. Betts, captain of vessels sailing from New York to various points along the eastern coast; papers relating to the army career of Frank B. Smith during the Civil War, 1862-1863; and 1930 patent for...

 
Betty Hoag McGlynn papers, circa 1840-1980.

Contains correspondence, essays, and other papers relating to her career as an art archivist and as a supplement to her book collection at Bancroft.

 
Beverly Lacy Hodghead papers, circa 1909-1957 (bulk 1909-1928)

Collection includes scrapbooks related to Hodghead's political activities and politics in Berkeley, including his time as mayor of Berkeley. Subjects covered include his defeat in 1911 by a Socialist candidate and attempts to annex Berkeley by Oakland. The collection also...

 
Beverly Willis, a life in architecture oral history transcript / c2008.

Interviews document the life and work of Beverly Willis, FAIA, an American architect known for her work as a designer and an urban planner, a real estate developer, and a philanthropist. An in-depth interview with Willis and supplemental interviews with...

 
Bewick family papers : Gold Hill, Nevada, 1889-1893.

Deed for land in Gold Hill, by William Bewick to Mr. and Mrs. George Bewick and Duncan G. Ross, 1893; membership and relief fund certificates of May Julia Bewick for Order of Chosen Friends, 1889.

 
Beyond the Chalk Pit [graphic].

Includes photographs taken by Heaton in Guatemala between 1986 and 2011, depicting people, including indiginous persons; religious ceremonies; and other events and scenery.

 
B.F. Osswald letters, 1899-1900.

Contains 3 letters presumably about building projects in the San Jose area.

 
B.H. Meder letters, 1852.

Letters written to a friend, describing miner's existence, fluming, and local courts for the settlement of mining claims.

 
Bianca Conti correspondence, [ca. 1920-1938]

Letters from Carlotta Monterey, Francis McComas and Isobelle Sterling Rounthwaite.

 
Bianca Conti portrait collection [graphic]

Seven of the eight oversized portraits bear exhibition labels from London or San Francisco on verso. The subjects, followed by their Bancroft Portrait file numbers, are: Coolbrith, Ina Donna (17); McComas, Francis (1); Monterey, Charlotte [O'Neill] (1); Putnam, Arthur (2);...

 
Bibliography of City Lights pocket poets series : and related material : typescript, 1981.

Revised copy, letter (July 28, 1981) concerning Lawrence Ferlinghetti's introduction to the bibliography.

 
Bibliography of locks, keys and builders' hardware : ms.

Manuscript notes on cards and in notebooks.

 
Bibliography of reviews of books by California authors, 193-?

Portfolio contains lists giving sources. The cards are in two groups: by date, 1800-1930, and by author.

 
Biblioteca Nacional (Chile) documents concerning Fray Luis de Valdivia.

Microfilm of material relating to Valdivia, a Jesuit who sought to implement a policy of defensive war against the Araucanians in Chile in the 17th century. Selected for filming by Louis De Armond from the Sala Medina of the Biblioteca...

 
Bicycle routes : ms.S, 1894-1903.

Record of bicycle trips from Fruitvale, California, to points in California and Nevada, with notes on type of bicycle used, time, distance, roads, weather, and expenses; and maps.

 
Bicycling and other outings in the San Francisco Bay Area [graphic]

Snapshots of a group of young men and women bicycling, hiking, picnicking, and exploring on various outings in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. Includes views of the group, scenery, a box camera and photographer, bridges, etc. Various views...

 
Biedermann-Leuzinger letters and diaries, 1839-1860, (bulk 1853-1855).

Consists of the correspondence between immigrant Heinrich Biedermann in San Francisco and Oakland and his wife C. Biedermann-Leuzinger in Winterthur, Switzerland. Includes Heinrich's three diaries, correspondence between Heinrich and his children, as well as with friends, a purchase agreement and...

 
Big Trees and other California photographs [graphic]

Views: 3 sequoias, Cathedral Rocks, San Bernardino Valley, Cliff House at San Francisco, orange pickers (Los Angeles), Lick Obervatory (Mt. Hamilton)

 
Bilicke, A. C. Photographs of Japanese and Amercian business representatives in Osaka, Japan [graphic].

Collected by A.C. Bilicke? Included on one mount are 2 invitations addressed to Mr. and Mrs. A.C. Bilicke for events in Osaka, Japan, 1908.

 
Bill Adams papers, 1922-1953.

Carton 1: Correspondence (including Adams' letters to Bell (1935-1953) and Bell's correspondence re Adams' writings (1953-1956); manuscripts of Adams' stories; photocopies of tear sheets of published stories.

 
Bill Adams portraits [graphic].

One copy photograph of a portrait of author Bill Adams late in life, one photographic copy of a halftone print of him, and one original studio portrait of his daughter Inez Berryhill Adams, taken in a pictorialist style by Watson...

 
Bill Bailey oral history transcripts and related papers, [ca. 1970-1978]

Undated transcripts of 3 taped reminiscences. "The Day We Tore the Nazi Flag off the Bremen," relates Bailey's experiences on the New York waterfront pre-World War II. The other transcripts are entitled, "Why I Shipped Out", and "My Mother". Also...

 
Bill Bissett letters : Vancouver, B.C., to Eloyde Tovey, Berkeley, Calif. : mss., 1971.

Two letters from Bill Bissett of Blewointmentpress to Eloyde Tovey, acquisitions librarian of The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, concerning a typed order list of books. Includes 2 drawings by Bissett.

 
Bill Brown and Rosalie Moore manuscripts of writings, [ca. 1940-1958].

Includes manuscripts for Rahera and for Uncharted Voyage, by Bill Brown; manuscript for Whistle Punk, by Bill Brown and Rosalie Moore Brown; and manuscript for The Grasshopper's Man and Other Poems, by Rosalie Moore. Also included are related materials, such...

 
Bill Deemer correspondence, 1965-1995.

Mainly from Bay Area poets. Correspondents include Bob Arnold, William Bathurst, James R. Broughton, Norman Oliver Brown, Robert Creeley, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Allen Ginsberg, Andrew Hoyem, James Koller, David Meltzer, Gary Snyder, Philip Whalen and Jonathan Williams.

 
Bill Fisher papers, 1975-1976.

Material relating to the relocation center for Vietnamese refugees at Weimar, in Placer County, California. Includes correspondence with Roger Levenson; letters from Vietnamese after dissolution of the camp; clippings; slides; miscellaneous publications.

 
Bill Morgan papers, circa 1960-2009.

Contains Morgan's files of correspondence with various persons and organizations mostly concerning requests for assistance related to his work and research on Allen Ginsberg. Also contains a small number of poems, broadsides, typescript and manuscript drafts with edits, and correspondence...

 
Bill Nye newspaper articles, 1890-1898, 1935-1971.

2 folders of newspaper clippings; 1 folder of photocopies of material related to Nye.

 
Bills of lading for items shipped to and from San Francisco, Calif., 1850-1852.

March 30, 1850. Bill of lading for 750 ounces of gold (at $16 per) shipped from San Francisco to Panama for Macondray & Co. aboard the Pacific Mail Steamship Co. steamer, California, signed by Thomas Budd, the Captain. The value...

 
Bingham family genealogical material, 1631-1914.

Family registers and records of marriages, births and deaths.

 
Bingham family papers, [ca. 1810-1908]

Primarily papers of Hiram Bingham I, pioneer Congregational missionary to the Sandwich Islands; his wife, Sybil; his son, Hiram Bingham II, missionary to Micronesia, and his wife, Clarissa. Include letters, diaries and journals, account books, reports, pamphlets, etc., relating to...

 
Biochemistry at Stanford, biotechnology at DNAX : oral history transcript / 1998.

Early career at National Institutes of Health: nutrition research, mentored by Severo Ochoa and Carl Cori; chairman, microbiology, Washington University, St. Louis: C.B. van Niel's microbiology course, faculty, Erwin Chargaff, nucleotide chain synthesis research, DNA as genetic material; chairman, biochemistry,...

 
Biographical data concerning José María Iglesias, 1873-1885.

Material relating to the life of José María Iglesias, president of the Mexican Supreme Court. The three folders contain 1) an extract copied from Mexico City's El Federalista, May 17, 1873, and written under the pseudonym, "Orfeo," with an appended...

 
Biographical materials for Austin Sperry : 1891.

Notes and a tribute by his wife, Mary Simpson Sperry; dictations from Charles and James L. Sperry, Asa M. Simpson and E.R. Stockwell. Biographical sketch for H.H. Bancroft's Chronicles of the Builders of the Commonwealth, in the handwriting of David...

 
Biographical materials relating to A. N. Van Fleet : Santa Clara County, 1888.

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Albert Henrickson Denny : Siskiyou County, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Alden Winslow Sanborn : San Francisco, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Alfred A. Cohen : San Francisco, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Alfred James Waterhouse, 1928,1953.

News clippings from Oakland Tribune, 1928; and 2 p. ms. by Lester, 1953.

 
Biographical materials relating to A.M. Simpson : San Francisco & Alameda County, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Annis Merrill : San Francisco, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Asa Dabner Childress : Los Angeles.

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Augustus Lavier : San Francisco, 1886.

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Augustus Lemuel Chandler : Sutter County, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Augustus Timothy Hatch : Solano and Sacramento County, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Aurelius W. Hutton : Los Angeles, 1888.

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Barclay Henley : San Francisco, 1888.

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Benjamin Franklin Porter : San Francisco & Los Angeles, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Benjamin Smith Eaton : Los Angeles County.

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to B.F. Bourne : Placer County?, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Charles Fernald : Santa Barbara, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Charles Lincoln Wilson, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publication.

 
Biographical materials relating to Charles N. Felton : San Francisco, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Charles Wesley Breyfogle : Santa Clara County, 1888.

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Chauncey Hatch Phillips : San Luis Obispo County, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Christian Kirketerp : San Francisco, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Christian Reis : San Francisco, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Columbus Hurd : San Joaquin County, 1889.

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Conrad Herrmann : San Francisco, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Cornelius Briggs Houghton : Solano County, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Daniel Choate : San Diego , 1887.

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Daniel Newman Hasting : Solano County, 1888.

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Daniel P. Hale : San Diego, 1887.

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Daniel Ream : Siskiyou County, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to David Jacks : Monterey County, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to David Porter : San Joaquin County and San Francisco, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Douglass Gilson Barnes : Solano County, 1888.

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Edmond Dana Shirland : Sacramento, 1888.

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Edward Fallis Spence : Los Angeles, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Edward McLaughlin : Santa Clara County, 1888.

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Eliza P. Buckingham : Lagoon Valley.

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Elizabeth A.C. Blake : Solano County, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Ely Welding Playter : Alameda County, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Ephraim Willard Burr : San Francisco, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Erskine Mayo Ross : Los Angeles, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Eugene Nelson Deuprey : San Francisco, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Frank E. Brown : San Bernardino county, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Frank Joseph Stumm : Solano County, 1888.

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Frederick A. Bee : El Dorado County and San Francisco, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Frederick Adams : San Luis Obispo County, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Frederick Billings : San Francisco, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Gardner Ball : San Francisco, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to George F. Sharp : San Francisco, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to George H. Bonebrake : Los Angeles, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to George Hamilton Sisson : Southern California and Baja California, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to George Henry Roe : San Francisco, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to George Hyde : San Francisco, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to George Keating Porter : Los Angeles, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to George Kenyon Fitch : San Francisco, [ca. 1896]

Includes Fitch's involvement with the newspapers Times and Transcript and the Alta California in San Francisco.

 
Biographical materials relating to George T. Elliot : San Benito County, 1889.

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to George Washington Hopper : Stanislaus County, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to H. Crow : Los Angeles County, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Henry Brown Hunt : Butte County, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Henry Curtner : Alameda County, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Henry F. Emeric : San Francisco, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Henry Huntley Haight : Sacramento, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Henry J.A. Alric, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Henry Perrin Coon : San Francisco, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Henry Thomas Holmes : Placer County, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Irving Murray Scott : San Francisco, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to J. Mariano Roma : San Francisco, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Jabez Banbury : Los Angeles County, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to James Adams : Solano & Alameda Counties, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to James Clifton Robinson : San Francisco, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to James Clyne : Solano County, 1888.

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to James Franklin Houghton : Solano County, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to James Knight Prior : San Francisco, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to J.B.H. Cooper : Monterey, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Jefferson Gilbert James : Fresno County and San Francisco, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Jeremiah Francis Sullivan : San Francisco, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Jerome Churchill : Siskiyou County, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to John Baptist Rohrer : Siskiyou County, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to John Barton : San Francisco, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to John Bensley : San Francisco, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to John Brooks Felton : San Francisco, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to John C. McCoy : Los Angeles, 1888.

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to John Dickson Stephens : Yolo County, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to John Hayes : Sacramento & San Francisco, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to John Hooper : Amador County, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to John Howard Shields : Santa Barabara County, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to John J. Riser : Alameda County, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to John Mason Buffington : San Francisco, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Joseph Emeric : San Francisco, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Joseph Henry Glide : Sacramento County, 1888.

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Joseph P. Hale : San Francisco, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Joseph Spencer Cone : Tehama County, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Juan Ygnacio Aluiso : Alameda County, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Julius Bandmann : San Francisco, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Louis Leake Bromwell : Alameda County, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Marion McKinley Bovard : Los Angeles.

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Mark Sheldon : San Francisco, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Moses James Church : Fresno County, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Nathaniel Gray : Alameda County and San Francisco, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to O.A. Hickok : Santa Clara County, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Orrville Dwight Baldwin : San Francisco, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Ozro William Childs : Los Angeles, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Patrick Henry Downing : Los Angeles County, 1888.

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Perry M. Green : Los Angeles County, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Peter J. Barber : Santa Barbara, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Prudent Beaudry : Los Angeles, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancrof and his staff for use in Bancroft's publication.

 
Biographical materials relating to R. Beverly Cole, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Ralph Rogers : Los Angeles, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Richard Garvey : San Diego, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Richard Gird : San Bernardino County, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Richard P. Ashe : San Francisco & Fresno County, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Richard Robert Reibenstein : San Joaquin, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Robert H. Bryant : Los Angeles County, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Robert King Reid : San Joaquin county, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Russel Heath : Santa Barbara County, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Samuel C. Gray : Solano County, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Samuel Jackson : Siskiyou County, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Samuel Mountford Wilson : San Francisco, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Stanley P. Jewett : Los Angeles County, 1888.

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Stephen Johnson Field : Yuba County, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Stephen T. Gage : San Francisco, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Thomas Ashworth : San Francisco, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Thomas F. Croft : Los Angeles County, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Washington Michael Ryer : San Francisco, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to Washington Porter : Santa Clara County, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to W.F. Downing : Santa Clara County, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to W.H. Foreman : Solano County, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to William Alvord : San Francisco, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to William Francis Edgar : Los Angeles, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to William Henry Seamans : San Francisco & Los Angeles, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to William P. Coleman : Sacramento County, 1888.

Concerns Coleman's background in Kentucky; arrival in California as a '49er; business ventures; growth of Sacramento and his service as street and levy commissioner; the establishment of his real estate and insure business.

 
Biographical materials relating to William T. Garratt : San Francisco, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to William Taylor Clapp : Los Angeles County, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical materials relating to W.W. Cozzens : Santa Clara County, [undated]

Part of a collection of biographical sketches, dictations, and notes, all relating to California pioneers, created or commissioned by Hubert Howe Bancroft and his staff for use in Bancroft's publications.

 
Biographical narratives of forty-eight California pioneers dictated to I.W. Taber : ms., [ca. 1886-1888]

Chiefly in Taber's handwriting; a few letters and autobiographical sketches in the handwriting of the subjects.

 
Biographical notes : San Francisco, 1886.

Merchant and miner at Tuscarora, Elko County, from 1877; views on labor problems, Nevada mining, closing of the mint, the discount on silver, the cattle industry, agriculture, and Tuscarora.

 
Biographical notes concerning Dean Jewett Locke : and related material, 1890-1891.

Letters addressed to John Donovan of The History Company and biographical sketch prepared therefrom for Chronicles of the Builders.

 
Biographical sketch of Harvey Harris Cluff : ms.

Includes notes on relief of handcart emigrants, 1856.

 
Biographical sketch of Hugh H. Toland, with related material, 1889.

Biographical sketch, prepared for Chronicles of the Builders, relating to his career as physician and surgeon in San Francisco from 1852, the founding of the Toland Medical College in 1862 and its subsequent transfer to the University of California. Information...

 
Biographical sketches based on a dictation : San Francisco, 1886 June 25.

Statements concerning the Pacific Distillery Company, Bay Sugar Refinery and John Van Bergen, included. One sketch in the handwriting of Thomas Savage.

 
Biographical sketches of California mission priests : ms., [ca. 1880]

Two series, a record of the services of each priest and a character analysis, with an index and preliminary note.

 
Biographical sketches of Denis J. Oliver, [ca. 1887]

Copies of obituary notices and biographical sketches prepared for H.H. Bancroft.

 
Biographical sketches of Edwin Bryant Crocker., [ca. 1888]

Judge Crocker's place in California's judiciary, his association with the Central Pacific Railroad, and his art collection in Sacramento, included.

 
Biographical sketches of Irvin and Romeyn B. Ayres, 1886-1890.

Contents: dictated statements and answers to questionnaires by Irvin Ayres; biographical sketches of both brothers by Alfred Bates, G.H. Morrison and others; obituary notice for General Romeyn B. Ayres (order no. 70, Headquarters, 2d U.S. Artillery, signed by Eli D....

 
Biographical sketches of James C. Flood, 1878-1888.

Extract of sketch in H. Quigley's The Irish Race in California, in the handwriting of W.H. White; sketch with notes on the Flood Building, SW corner, Market and Fourth Streets, under construction [1887?]; data concerning Mrs. Flood supplied by John...

 
Biographical sketches of John and Joseph LeConte, [18--].

Brief resumés of John and Joseph LeConte: their early life, scientific achievements and association with the University of California. In the handwriting of Alfred Bates.

 
Biographical sketches of John Mallon, [ca. 1888]

Based on notes furnished by Peter L. Mallon to George H. Morrison concerning the art glass manufacturing company established by his father in San Francisco, 1858.

 
Biographical sketches of Taos artists : typescripts, 1922-1923.

Sketches of Oscar E. Berninghaus, Ernest L. Blumenschein, E. Irving Couse, W. Herbert Duntan, Burt and Elizabeth Harwood, E. Martin Hennings, Victor Higgins, Bert G. Phillips, Joseph Henry Sharp, and Walter Ufer.

 
Biographical sketches of Thomas Henry Selby, [ca. 1880-1890]

Information obtained by George H. Morrison; one sketch in the handwriting of Mrs. F.F. Victor; brief biography, in the handwriting of Thomas Savage, prepared for Chronicles of the Kings.

 
Biographies of Guatemalans, 1885-1886.

1. Manuel Lisandro Barillas, farmer and soldier, rose from the ranks to become president of the republic, 1885-1890. Summary of his life. N.p., n.d. 4 p.; 2. Statement of the career of Fernando Cruz of Guatemala (b. 1845), Ministro de...

 
Biographies of public officials of El Salvador, 1886.

Prepared for H.H. Bancroft: 1. Manuel Delgado, b. 1853 in Cojutepeque, El Salvador. Studied law and became a lawyer of the Supreme Court. Held various offices, visited California and returned to become vice-president of Salvador's Assembly. In 1886 he became...

 
Biographies of Washington Bartlett, 1886-1890.

Chiefly concerning Bartlett's arrival in California, 1849; job printing and newspapers; the Vigilance Committee, 1856; political life, including service as mayor of San Francisco and governor of California.

 
Biography, and Vicarage Certificate to Thomas Freeman : Lambeth : 1763.

The biography includes an illustration of Secker by Hollsculp.

 
Biography of Adolph Gustav Russ : ms.

Notes on family background, enlistment of his father and brothers in Stevenson's Regiment, family business and real estate developments in San Francisco.

 
Biography of Leland Stanford, 1880-1890.

Statements by William Curtis, Charles Marvin, W.H. Mills, H.C. Nash and Henry Vrooman. Drafts, in the handwriting of Bancroft and Alfred Bates, and proof sheets included.

 
Biography of William C. Ralston prepared for Chronicles of the Kings : and material used in its preparation, 1886-1889.

Statements obtained by George H. Morrison from Thomas Bell, Andrew B. Forbes, Stephen Franklin, Andrew J. Ralston and Edney S. Tibbey, and proof sheets of the biography.

 
Biography of William McKendree Gwin and supporting documents : typescript,ALS,TLS,etc., 1856-1973.

Unpublished biography of William M. Gwin (482 p.) by Roy Bloss, accompanied by Bloss' research materials. These include letters of research questions to librarians, archivists and others; responses to Bloss; correspondence between William Gwin (grandson of W.M. Gwin) and Bloss;...

 
Biophysics at Berkeley and development of the Staflo apparatus : oral history transcript / 2002.

Childhood in northern California; graduation from Berkeley High School; naval training in radar and gunnery, and service with naval intelligence during WWII; undergraduate education at the University of California, Berkeley (B.S., physical chemistry, 1948); studies at University of Geneva and...

 
Bird-banding records : and related material, 1921-1926.

Mainly for the area around Altadena, California. With reprints from the Condor (articles by Law on bird-banding); additional records (1927-1937) kept by his wife (Laura Beatty Law; later Mrs. Harold Harris Bailey); and some of her correspondence (1933-1967) Her 1967...

 
 
Birth certificate : and related material : La Coruña, Spain : DS, 1875 Feb. 3 and 21.

Two copies of birth certificate, accompanied by copy of birth certificate of her mother, Adelaida Blasco, dated November 14, 1823.

 
Bishop collection of California missions and historic views [graphic]

Mainly views of California's Spanish missions; also contains San Francisco views, Golden Gate Park, Monterey and vicinity (including the Chinese fishing village),coastal views near San Francisco, Santa Cruz County, and photos of sailboats. May include some Baja California views.

 
The Bishop's journal : Mexico : ms., [ca. 1926] Apr. 16-[19?]

A report on an evangelical episcopal tour through several towns and settlements near Toluca. Discusses ecclesiastical matters, describes local conditions and means of travel, contains information on the Protestant Montes de Oca family. Ascribed to Creighton, Protestant missionary bishop from...

 
Bither family correspondence : ALS, 1865-1908 (bulk 1888-1908).

Consists of correspondence between several Bither family members, the bulk of which is from Ada and Ben Bither to his parents. Issues discussed mostly concern family, including talk of farming, money and taxes, health, births and deaths.

 
Bitner family biographical sketches, written by their descendents : Berkeley, California : typescript, 1944?

The sketches are of Breneman Barr Bitner, 1837-1909, who lived in Salt Lake Valley from 1849 as farmer, stock-raiser, and community builder; and of his three wives, Mary Esther (Benedict), 1847-1866; Martina Marjorie (Halseth), 1847-1912; and Sarah Ann (Osguthorpe), 1847-1930....

 
Black Bear Mine store ledger : Siskiyou County, Calif., 1872-1876.

Bound volume containing a running monthly inventory over several years for various supplies on hand and their corresponding value in dollars. Supplies listed include typical items found in a mining company store such as food staples, lumber, tools, mining supplies,...

 
Black Panthers photographs [graphic] /

Gathering outside the Saint Augustine Episcopal Church for the funeral of George Jackson, and a demonstration in a Safeway supermarket parking lot.

 
Black scholar records, 1969-[ongoing].

Preferred citation: Black scholar records, BANC MSS 92/750 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

 
Black women oral history project interviews : mss., 1977-1980.

Typed transcripts of interviews with Mae Edward Chinn, Olivia Pearl Stokes, Constance Allen Thomas, Melnea Cass, Charleszetta Waddles, Beulah Hester, Audley (Queen Mother) Moore, Esther Mae Scott, and Ruth Janetta Temple. Each transcript cataloged separately. Search under heading: Arthur and...

 
Blackman, Bush and Simonson family papers, 1847-1997.

Consists of the original and typescript journal of Aretas J. Blackman of his journey to Calif. during the gold rush, correspondence of A.J. Blackman, Ella Rose Blackman, Mary M. Bush, and Lola Belle Blackman Favor Simonson, original verse of Abbie...

 
Blake, Anson Stiles. Photographs from the Anson Stiles Blake papers [graphic].

Includes portraits and snapshots of Anson Stiles Blake and his wife Anita Day Symmes Blake, as well as photographs of various University of California events in which Blake participated. Also includes a few photographs of the Blake House and Blake...

 
Blake Brothers Company records, 1903-1972.

Contains financial records and legal documents, especially for the earliest and last few years of the company's existence, a scrapbook of photographs and clippings (1906-1963), maps, blue-line drawings and company calendars.

 
Blank checks : printed forms, [190-?]

One of the checks is for The Bullfrog Bank and Trust Company, also of Rhyolite, Nevada.

 
Béliardi, Augustin Papers concerning Spanish finance and commerce : typescript, 1735-1767.

Transcripts of papers of the Abbé Béliardi, "agent du commerce et de le marine a l'espagne, 1757-1771", (mss. 10766-10770 and 13418) They relate to the Family Compact; trade with Mexico, Louisiana, the West Indies, and the Philippines; and to war...

 
Bliss & Faville architectural drawings, [ca. 1900-1920].

Merced Golf Club: south and west elevations, first floor plan, second floor plan (pencil on tracing paper); James Flood residence, San Francisco: window detail; gate (pencil on tracing paper); Maud Lee Flood residence: front elevation, 5 October 1911 (blueprint).

 
Block books : San Francisco, Calif., 1928-1938.

Maps and listings for houses and residents of San Francisco, from the San Francisco Bank, stencilled with the name of Ted W. Steiger, Real Estate Appraiser. Volumes list residents' names in ink and include numerous annotations to the printed maps.

 
Blood of silence and other papers, circa 1939-1967.

Manuscript of "Blood of silence" with a foreword in the hand of Tomiji Noguchi (Yoné's son) dated 1948 and undated typescript copies of several poems. A copy of a letter from Isamu Noguchi in folder 1 notes that the manuscript...

 
Blount family photographs [graphic].

Chiefly studio portraits of the George Blount family of Illinois, Scottsdale Ariz., and Highland Park Calif., and their relatives. Includes photographs of George Blount from a boyhood daguerreotype to his retirement (ca. 1910) from a career as school principal. Includes...

 
Blueprints for mining company structures, 1935.

Blueprints of the mining company in Virginia City, Nevada; Designed by Lou M. Louis, September 30, 1935.

 
Blueprints for redwood tree logging machinery, 1941.

Blueprints traced by O.F. Cassidy, 1941, of equipment for lowering redwood trees over six feet in diameter, proposed by C.H. Wright in 1923.

 
Bluxome family papers, 1828-1874.

Miscellaneous papers, including citizenship papers for Isaac Bluxome, Sr., June 27, 1828; letter to J. Bluxome from Philander Chase, 18 July 1839 re gift for Jubilee College in Illinois; copy of last will, 7 Feb. 1842, of John DeCamp, father-in-law...

 
B'nai B'rith Women, Eleanor Roosevelt Chapter, No. 1165 scrapbooks and bulletins, 1962-1968.

The collection consists of two scrapbooks and some bulletins (1964-1968) produced by the Oakland, California chapter of B'nai B'rith Women. The scrapbooks document the activities of the Eleanor Roosevelt chapter of B'nai B'rith Women with newspaper clippings, invitations, telegrams, lists...

 
Board of State Harbor Commissioners accounts, 1877-1878.

Mounted invoices - from individuals for labor, from various firms for supplies and equipment, from newspaper offices, etc. Primarily in San Francisco.

 
Bob and Eileen Kaufman papers, circa 1959-1996.

Contains copies of 3 poems by Bob Kaufman; a transcript of an interview of Eileen Kaufman; copyright registration of musical compositions with music, by Eileen Kaufman; journal and songs, by Eileen Kaufman; photographs including some of Bob Kaufman. Oversize folder...

 
Bob Randolph poetry manuscripts : photocopy, 1994-1995.

Self-published titles in this collection include: Cuban poems -- Poems about poetry -- Suicidal octopus -- That great field of gravity called love -- Walt Whitman, Artur Rimbaud, Francois Villon and Vincent Van Gogh as seen through the eyes of...

 
Bob Sled Dipper blueprints [graphic]

Blueprints for the roller coaster at Playland at the Beach, San Francisco, designed by Arthur Loof.

 
Bocabulario de lengua tzeldal según el orden de Copanabastla : ms., 1571.

Tzéntal vocabulary, notes on grammar and prayers, copied in 1616, with numerous additions and annotations of uncertain of uncertain date. Contains the signature of Fray Alonso de Guzmán, to whom the volume was at one time assigned.

 
Bocabulario de solo los nombres de la lengua Pokoman : ms.S.

Vocabulary of the language of the Pokoman Indians of Guatemala, for letters A-N only. 220 pages. This major section is followed by a vocabulary of parts of the human body, 11 p., and a vocabulary of Latin adverbs, prepositions, and...

 
Bocqueraz family papers, 1863-1912.

Mainly relate to property in Oakland. Also included are a few business papers of Leon Bocqueraz, with letters from Mortimer Fleishhacker and others, and documents concerning the estates of Pierre and Antoine Bocqueraz.

 
Bodie, California views [graphic]

Photographs of Bodie show inhabitants (including many children and their pets), buildings, automobiles, other transportation (mules and horses), and general scenes. Some show Bodie in winter.

 
Bodie fraternal burial association records, 1898-1908.

Statements, reports, accounts, etc., 1898-1908.

 
Bodwell drawings from the Waterman family papers [graphic]

Views depict the residence of E.A. Bodwell (possibly Sonoma County), and Sonoma County scenes (some Petaluma River) including Donahue and Lakeville.

 
Boggs family miscellany, 1909-1957.

Consists of biographical and genealogical information concerning the Boggs family. Includes an undated family record of William M. and Sonora Boggs, a biographical sketch of Lilburn Boggs, and the "Boone Report," which lists the history of the Daniel Boone family...

 
Boggs family photographs [graphic].

Includes 4 portraits of 3 members of the Boggs family and 4 photographs of the old adobe rancho of Mariano Vallejo in Petaluma, Calif. Two of the portraits are inscribed to J.D. Boggs from his father "W.M.B.". Two of the...

 
Bohemian Grove photograph album [graphic]

Many group portraits of gatherings at Stow Circle, in the Bohemian Grove (Sonoma County, Calif.) Includes campfire views at night, banquet tables in concentric circles, a play, etc. One cabin interior is pictured.

 
Bohemian Grove photographs from the William Albert Setchell papers [graphic] /

Photos taken at Bohemian Grove include two group portraits of unidentified men, one general view of the Bohemian Grove, and two views that include William Setchell.

 
Bolinas building facades [graphic]

Photos of Bolinas buildings mounted in a book form, sent as a holiday greeting to Tom and Angelica Clark, 1970/1971.

 
Bolton family photographs [graphic]

Photographs show Bolton family homes in Austin, Texas; Berkeley, Calif.; and Tunnel City, Wis.

 
Bolton-Wilder-Brower family papers, 1838-1989.

Contains genealogical information, correspondence, essays by Laura Bolton Brower and Ebenezer Tibbetts, newspaper clippings and other family information on the Bolton, Brower, Wilder, Tibbetts, Chase, Harkness and Treat families.

 
Bonanza Creek, Yukon Territory [graphic] /

Captioned: Winter scene on Bonanza Creek -- Bonanza Creek above the Forks-Gold Hill in the distance [shows lumber yard and saw mill]

 
Bonaventuri, Niccolò. Letters to Niccolo Bonaventuri (fragments) : Florence, [ca. 1654]

Fragments of letters by Priore Pandolfino, Ludovico Buonaccorsi, and unidentified correspondents.

 
Booker T. Washington letters : TLS, 1903-1915.

Letters to A. E. Shumate, I. W. Hellman and others. Also included are his handwritten notes for an address at the University of California at Berkeley, Jan. 13, 1903.

 
Bookprinting with the handpress : oral history transcript / and related material, 1968.

Formation of the Allen Press; discussion of handpress printing - materials, technique, presses, binding, etc. With this: copy of first draft of the Introduction to Printing with the Handpress by Lewis Allen; checklist of works produced by the Allen Press;...

 
Bookselling and creating books : oral history transcript / and related material, 1969.

Comments on bookselling and bookbuying; tradition of fine printing in the Bay Area; Grabhorn Press; his publications and writings; Book Club of California. Photographs inserted.

 
Booth Tarkington letters, 1907-1924.

Contains 8 letters to M'Cready, Madison Julius Cawein, Alexander Black, W.J. Crawford, Jr., R. Critchell Rimington, and Perriton Maxwell of "Leslie's Weekly."

 
Borah, Woodrow Wilson Photographs from Mexico [graphic]

Photographs show the following Mexican locations, among others: Teposcolula, San Juan Mixtepec, Chalcatongo, and Huendio. Views show broad city scenes, fields, mountains, general and close up views of the ruins of a church (or monestary or mission?) showing architectural details.

 
Borax mining photographs [graphic] /

Photographs of borax teams, a steam tractor at borax mines, and a mine shaft at Randsburg, Calif.

 
Borderlines : women's autobiographical stories of loss and change : manuscript, 1982.

Revised mss., some corrected galleys, page proof, and biographical notes for an unpublished anthology. Most of the authors from the Bay Area.

 
Boris Bresler papers, 1939-2000.

The collection consists primarily of papers documenting Bresler's research on Jews in China. Also included is correspondence, materials relating to his imprint Benmir Books, translations and writings.

 
Boris David Bogen family papers and photographs, 1895-1940.

The collection consists of genealogies, correspondence (from the early 1920s); materials from Boris Bogen's relief work in Europe with the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee and the American Relief Administration after World War I; a substantial number of family photographs;...

 
Bornet, Vaughn Davis Collection on California social welfare, [ca. 1956].

Materials related to a study commissioned by the Commonwealth Club of California and published by Prentice Hall (1956) under the title: California Social Welfare, legislation, financing, services, statistics.

 
Bossana family photograph collection [graphic].

Primarily snapshots of friends, family, vacations and residences. Includes views of the Bossana family ranch, Rancho Canada de Oro, in Morgan Hill, Calif. and their residence in San Francisco. Also includes stereo transparencies from trips to Hawaii and Mexico and...

 
Boston register of ships : typescript (carbon) 1785-ca. 1880.

A compilation from Boston newspapers of changes of ownership of vessels, etc. Copy made for the Peabody Museum from a card file belonging to the Bostonian Society.

 
Bott & Smith ledgers, 1884-1896.

The Bott & Smith ledgers (6 volumes), 1884-1896, contain records of customer accounts for supplies and services rendered, mainly for horseshoeing and blacksmithing. There are also accounts payable ledgers of H.W. Bott and Thomas Smith for office expenses and payments...

 
Bourn-Ingalls family papers, 1865-1958.

Typed transcripts of letters from Hannah (Bourn) Ingalls and her son, William, describing voyage to San Francisco via Panama in 1865, life in San Francisco, and travels in California, 1865-1866; reprints of F. Bourn Hayne's article, A Boy's Voyage to...

 
Bours, Tomás Robinson & Co. business papers : Alamos, Mexico, 1863-1919.

Correspondence, accounts, bills of lading, freight receipts, checks, promissory notes, customs clearances, and tax records of Bours' mining enterprises in the Sonora district of Mexico.

 
Bowker collection of views of San Francisco, Monterey, Marin County, etc. [graphic]

Views of San Francisco show buildings, the Panama Pacific International Exhibition, views of the 1906 earthquake and fire, parks, and other views. Other views show Monterey, Marin County, the University of California, etc.

 
Boy Scout Troop # 17 records, 1922-1985.

This collection consists of various minutes; membership cards and records; troop rosters, records, and roll books; and assorted materials from San Francisco's Boy Scout Troop 17, which met at the city's congregation Emanu-El. The collection also contains an oversize metal...

 
Boyd family papers, 1781-1933 (bulk 1840-1928)

Contains correspondence, property and legal records, writings, and genealogical materials and accounts of the Boyd family of Indiana. Chiefly correspondence and papers of Dr. Samuel S. Boyd, including his Civil War scrapbook with 3 photographs, documents, and newspaper articles written...

 
Boyd family papers, 1850-1915.

4 letters, 1850-1853, from Santa Anna to Henry Boyd of London, pertaining to plans for a canal on the Isthmus of Panama and to a project in Baja California; 6 letters from Henry Boyd's son concerning the letters and offering...

 
Boynton, Ray Miscellaneous prints [graphic] /

Multiple copies of some prints.

 
Boys and Girls Aid Society of California records, 1874-1940 (bulk 1910-1930)

Preferred citation: Boys and Girls Aid Society of California records, BANC MSS C-A 170, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

 
 
Bradley family papers : DS, 1766-1851.

Mainly concerning the Bradley family, and land in Fayette County, Ohio, and elsewhere.

 
Bradley family papers, 1850-1955.

Typed transcript of diary, 1850-1854, of Henry S. Bradley, describing mining ventures in California with some accounts; scrapbook of clippings relating to the mining career of his son, Frederick Worthen Bradley, in Nevada, Idaho and Alaska, 1924-1930; statements concerning F.W....

 
Braga, Teófilo Letters to Manuel Marques Braga, 1902-1917.

Concerning his writings on Portuguese poetry and literature.

 
Bramer family letters : ALS, 1818-1838.

Mainly describing her experiences teaching in Massachusetts and New York. Included are a few letters from relatives and a biographical sketch of Mrs. Bramer by Achsa Snow Parker.

 
Brandi, John. Miscellaneous objects from the John Brandi papers [graphic].

Ceramic plaques with original hand-drawn images, perhaps depicting Indonesian motifs, and hand-written poetry; stoneware bowls decorated with calligraphic imagery; silk Japanese scarf with floral design, formerly owned by Nanao Sakaki. Later additions include Hermes Rocket portable typewriter used by Brandi,...

 
Brandt & Brandt correspondence as literary agents for Frederick Faust, 1927-1958.

Preferred citation: Brandt & Brandt correspondence as literary agents for Frederick Faust, BANC MSS 74/5 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

 
Branstetter, Patricia Photographs from the Patricia Branstetter collection of Simeon Stivers family papers [graphic].

Includes portraits of Simeon Stivers, his wife Anna Maria Jones Stivers, and a group portrait of multiple generations of Stivers family members. Also includes photographic print of map depicting Alameda County ranch property of Simeon Stivers and Earl E. Marshall,...

 
Brant Calkin Sierra Club papers, 1976-1977.

Papers relating to Brant Calkin's involvement in the Sierra Club.

 
Brantz Mayer correspondence, 1875-1876.

Concerning Bancroft's criticism of James Gay Sawkins. 1876 letters from Mayer offers congratulations on Bancroft's marriage to Matilda Griffing.

 
Brave new world : playscript and music, [ca. 1950?] /

Script and sheet music for 6 songs for a dramatic adaptation of Huxley's book.

 
Breen family papers.

Copies of Patrick Breen's naturalization certificate, Nov. 1, 1844, issued by Joel C. Walker, Clerk, Lee Co., Iowa Territory District Court, with note by W.M.R. Parker, Clerk, Monterey Co., Calif., of presentation for registration, Nov. 10, 1866; lining papers of...

 
The Brentwood plan for agricultural labor : oral history transcript / and related material, 1962-1963.

Comments on career as Contra Costa Co. sheriff; labor agitation among fruit pickers (1934-35); the operation of the Brentwood plan for registering farm laborers; the LaFollette Committee hearings (1939). Photographs inserted.

 
Bret Harte letters : to his family : ALS, 1871-1891.

These letters tell of Harte's travels and lecture tours, his duties as U.S. Consul, friends, literary acquaintances and family affairs.

 
Bret Harte manuscripts, [ca. 1890-1894]

Typescripts with autograph revisions, and signed, of the short stories "Chu Chu" and "Johnson's Old Woman."

 
Bret Harte papers, 1869-1895.

Box l: Two letters written by him to his wife, Anna, 1889 and 1893 holograph manuscripts of Bohemian Days in San Francisco, A Bride of the Sierras, A Convert of the Mission, Flip, In a Pioneer Restaurant, The Indiscretion of...

 
Bret Harte papers, 1870-1898.

Box 1: Twenty letters written by Harte, ca. 1873-1897, including seven to his wife, and one each to his daughter, Jessamy, Henry W. Longfellow, Wemyss Reid, Francis Burand, George Baintree, and other correspondents. Boxes 2 and 3: Manuscripts (primarily holographs)...

 
Bret Harte papers, [ca. 1836-1902]

Originals in: Princeton University Library.

 
Bret Harte papers, [ca. 1869-1897].

Include letters to his wife, Anna, Charles W. Stoddard, [Joaquin] Miller, Edward M. Schaeffer, and James R. Osgood; manuscripts of Excelsior [a poem] with a related letter, Oct. l2, l877, by William P. Copeland, and The Man at the Semaphore;...

 
Breve noticia ò apuntes de los usos y constumbres [sic] de los habitantes del Ysthmo de Panamá, y de sus producciones para la expedicion de las Corvetas alreedor del Mundo ..., [ca. 1792?]

Notes on the indigenous inhabitants of Panama, particularly Panama City and neighboring regions, with material on local flora and fauna, mineral curiosities, and a special section on fruits. Follwed by a 76-page Spanish-Indian vocabulary of Durasque and three Guaymi dialects,...

 
Breve resumen del descubrimiento de la Nueva-España: demarcacion y descripcion de aquellas provincias ... : estado de sus iglesias ... con otras noticias muy importantes de aquellos dominios. Madrid, 1767.

Anonymous account of the discovery of America, with descriptions of the various provinces of New Spain, the West Indies, the Philippines, the Ladrones, and the Pelew Islands. Covers the period 1492-1767, with special attention to the history of cathedrals and...

 
 
Bridgeport Township court summaries, 1854-1857.

Register (376 p.) summarizing court proceedings, which includes names of relevant parties, date and nature of cases, and judgments. Most of the cases involve the recovery of money or property, or disputes over mining claims. Includes index to dockets for...

 
Bridges family letters, 1886-1937 (bulk 1886-1898)

Includes letters from John Poyntz Spencer, fifth Earl of Spencer; Sir Robert George Crookshank Hamilton; Sir Michael Edward Hicks Beach, first Earl of St. Aldwyn; Frederick Sleigh Roberts, first Earl of Roberts; and J. Alfred Spender.

 
Briggs family papers, 1859-1955.

Include deeds and surveys on record in Alameda County for property on San Leandro Road near 86th Avenue in Oakland; marriage license and certificate for G.C. Briggs in Copperopolis, 1867; pharmacy licenses, 1936-1954, and miscellaneous personal papers for Walter David...

 
Brigham Young collection of papers, 1844-1857.

Miscellany consisting of: Elder's certificate for Bingham Bement, signed by Young and J.C. Little at Peterboro, New Hampshire, 1844; a letter for Charles C. Rich, signed by Young and Willard Richards at Mount Pisgah, Iowa, 1846; printed invitation by Young...

 
Brimblecom family correspondence, 1823-1919 (bulk 1830-1855).

Consists of letters between Brimblecom family members including the Rev. Samuel Brimblecom, his wife Harriet Buttrick Brimblecom, and their children Charles, Edward, Capt. Samuel A. and Lucy Brimblecom. Topics include temperance, anti-slavery, farming, China and the Opium trade, education of...

 
Brimblecom family correspondence, 1845-1868.

Consists of letters between Brimblecom family members and friends including the Rev. Samuel Brimblecom, his wife Harriet Buttrick Brimblecom, and their children Charles, Edward, Capt. Samuel A. and Lucy Brimblecom, Charles H. Todd, and others. Topics include temperance, anti-slavery, farming,...

 
Brine sketchbook [graphic] : scenes from around the world, including California, Mexico, and Central America.

Includes approximately 37 ink sketches attributed to Lindesay Brine relating to his travels in North and Central America (ca. 1866-1872) and his interest in the antiquities and archaeological sites of Native Americans. The bulk of these views are in Mexico,...

 
Brinzer family photographs [graphic]

Photographs show life and scenes in Yreka, Calif. and vicinity. Various members of the Brinzer family are pictured. Other views show hydraulic mining, the Brinzer family store in Yreka, logging, agriculture, Yosemite, San Francisco (including the Mid-Winter Fair of 1894),...

 
Briquet, Abel. Photographs from the Vistas Mexicanas series [graphic]

English captions read: village, state of Mexico (showing children in front of cactus in native dress) -- Cholula, the mountain state of Puebla (showing a church on a mountain top, with fields in the foreground) -- Lake at Chalco, taken...

 
Briquet, Abel. Photographs of Mexico City and environs [graphic]

Views show the courtyard and front of the Hotel Iturbide, a grove of trees and castle at Chapultepec, general views of Mexico City, Avenida Juarez, park of Tacubaya, statue of Christopher Columbus (Cuahutemon), Viga Canal, Constitution Square, etc. Views of...

 
British autograph miscellany, 1825-1920 and undated.

Collection of autographs of promenent Victorians (British).

 
British Columbia Amalgamated Coal Company documents, 1904-1910.

Contains mining license in British Columbia, information for stock holders and some correspondence, all concerning coal.

 
British Columbia and Alaska [graphic] : as seen by members of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer's Business Men's Excursion, August 17th to 30th, 1899.

Views of towns, scenery, and party members on steamers and visiting Vancouver, Wrangel, Muir Glacier, Glacier Bay, Juneau, Sitka, the White Pass, Lake Bennett, and other locales.

 
British Columbia and Yukon mining views and stereographs of giant sequoias [graphic]

Albums contain photographs of mostly unidentified scenery and people in the Yukon region, miners and mining, mining towns around Phoenix and Headly, British Columbia, etc. Stereographs show harvest of giant sequoias in the Fresno Grove. Also includes two advertising cards,...

 
British Columbia economic material, 1881-1882.

Statements of exports and imports for the year ending June 30, 1881; letters from Alexander C. Anderson, Thaddeus Harper, Thomas Russell and J.H. Todd & Son. Chiefly for the use of John S. Hittell.

 
British Columbia miscellany, [ca. 1880]

Questionnaires for H.H. Bancroft's History of the Pacific States, answered by Thomas Earle, William Heathorn, John S. Helmcken, William Parsons Sayward, Jacob Sehl, Noah Shakespeare, Robert Stevenson and John Weiler.

 
British expedition against the Philippines : transcripts, 1762-1767.

Copies of correspondence and official records of proceedings of the agents of the East India Company at Manila, including official documents relating to the government at Manila and the Philippines. Originals, entitled "Manila Records," in the Record Office at Egmore,...

 
British historical records and documents : ms.

Materials concerning finance, business, commerce, taxation, legal and military affairs, and other subjects. These items are stored together for convenience, and each item has been cataloged separately. Search under title: British historical records and documents.

 
British legal documents : mss., 1786-1831.

Contains leases, marriage settlement, deed of covenant, mortgages, deed of exchange, deed of exchange, and appointment of trustees. Includes deed of exchange, 1798 Jan. 17, between the Duke of Norfolk and William Mathews.

 
British petroleum entrepreneurs in Mexico photograph album [graphic].

Includes snapshot scenes of the the British petroleum industry in Mexico: oil fields, oil tanks, oil pumps, boilers, oil gushers and oil tankers. Includes dramatic photographs of oil wells on fire, the aftermath of some fires, and the repair and...

 
Britomar Lathrop diaries, 1934-1940, 1999.

Consists Britomar Lathrop's original three "road diaries," written from 1934-1936 when she and her parents were homeless in California during the Great Depression: "The beggars didn't fetch any crowns," an edited typescript of the diaries done in 1940 when the...

 
Brittan family papers, 1864-1949.

Correspondence, documents, accounts, and photographs of Morgan Lewis and John Wesley Brittan and their families; papers in case, Bowman vs. Brittan, re estate of M.L. Brittan; last will of Mary Burt Brittan and report of executors of her estate.

 
Britton family correspondence : ALS, 1857-1858.

Contains 3 letters to and from Britton family members discussing the advantages of living in Northern California over living in Jacksonville, Oregon.

 
Bromley family papers, 1881-1908.

Includes letter from Will Bromley to parents, from Antioch, 1881, and undated letter from John Bromley Slocum containing genealogical information on the Bromley family.

 
Bronson family papers, 1877-1975.

Include letters by Thomas Bertrand Bronson to his parents, 1877-1880, describing his experiences teaching in a district shcool in Michigan; letter, April 25, 1925, by A. B. Houghton to him re the future of Germany; one letter by Bronson's daughter,...

 
Brooke, T. Warwick Letters to Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Estes, 1848-1872.

An Englishman befriended by the Estes', he describes his voyage to California via the Isthmus of Panama, Dec. 1849; arrival in San Francisco, Feb. 1850; digging for gold in vicinity of Barton's Ferry, Yuba River; mining in vicinity of Grass...

 
Brooks collection of sketches [graphic] : sketches and watercolors /

Includes pencil sketches, ink sketches, and watercolors primarily depicting San Francisco and California coastal views. Numerous sketches of sailing and maritime subjects are included. Other locations depicted include Gloucester, Mass., Chesapeake Bay, Valpara#iso, Cape Horn, and the Hawaiian Islands.

 
Brother Antoninus: poet, printer and religious : koral history transcript / and related material, 1965-1966.

Tape-recorded interview conducted Dec. 1965 by Ruth Teiser for the Regional Oral History Office, Bancroft Library. Experiences in World War II conscientious objectors' camp: writing and printing in Bay Area; conversion to Catholicism; life as a lay brother in Dominican...

 
Brother Cornelius correspondence regarding his biography of William Keith, circa 1928-1961 (bulk 1942-1961)

Primarily correspondence in alphabetical order, but throughout there are also subject files. Carton 2 also contains Brother Cornelius miscellany and biographical materials and articles by and about Brother Cornelius (these materials are filed under "C" for Brother Cornelius). The book...

 
Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters papers, 1927-1934.

Letters from New York and other offices to the Pacific Coast Division, press releases and clippings, concerning the organization and plans of the union. Included is a letter from Charlotte Anita Whitney.

 
Brothers oral history collection : oral history transcripts / 1990 - [on-going].

Interviews recording the personal history of the Brothers of the San Francisco District, with an emphasis on their lives as Brothers.

 
Brower, David Photographs from the David Ross Brower papers [graphic]

Primarily Sierra Nevada scenery, Mount Shasta views, mountaineering groups; several views of Palm Canyon, Calif.

 
Brower family cookbooks, 1848-1918.

Contains 8 cookbooks from Elisabeth Brower's family, most of them handwritten. Cookbooks also include household hints and remedies.

 
Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald) Photographs from the Edmund G. Brown papers.

Collection contains images related to Edmund G. ("Pat") Brown's political and public career, as well as his personal life and family. It includes portraits, press photographs, snapshots and some political cartoons about Pat Brown. The bulk of the images are...

 
Brown family papers, circa 1859-1937 (bulk 1859-1880)

Mainly concerning title to Bojorques Ranch (Rancho Laguna de San Antonio) in Sonoma and Marin counties and property in San Francisco.

 
Brown Family Portraits : oral history transcripts / and related material, 1978-1982.

Interviews with four close members of the Pat Brown family. Copies of photographs and of some documentary material inserted. Interviewees, and titles of interviews, as follows: Bernice Layne Brown. Life in the Governor's Mansion; Francis Marshall Brown. Edmund G. Brown's...

 
Brown, Joan Photographs from the Joan Brown papers [graphic].

Largely commercially produced slides of antiquities and art objects from major museums. Also includes many snapshots relating to Brown and her travels, friends, art installations, etc. Also present is 1 carton of objects such as swimming medals, religious images, and...

 
Browne, J. Ross (John Ross) Photographs and drawings from the J. Ross Browne papers [graphic].

Collection includes portraits of J. Ross Browne and family, sketches and illustrations from J. Ross Browne's books, views of residences of the Browne family (Pagoda Hill, Oakland, Calif.), and sketches done by May Browne Hoffman.

 
Bruce A. Bolt papers, 1965-2005

Includes primarily lectures notes and consulting materials relating to Bolt's participation in a variety of national and international seismological projects, including the Diablo Canyon Power Plant, the Aswan High Dam, and the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System.

 
Bruce Bayliss collection of California forest yield tax records, circa 1949-1986.

Contains reports, memorandum, correspondence and press releases concerning the tax of timber in California including bill AB 1258. Also includes information on timber taxes in other states including Oregon, Washington, and Georgia.

 
Bruce Bolinger collection of Max Rafferty materials : assembled for Alan Cranston for U.S. Senate campaign 1968, 1934-1971 (bulk 1968).

Contains interview transcripts, investigative reports, clippings, official documents, and political ephemera. Also includes items relating to the Cranston campaign.

 
Bruce Conner correspondence concerning Jay DeFeo's "The Rose", circa 1930-1996.

Correspondence of Jay DeFeo with Bruce Conner, museum curators, and others, concerning conservation of her painting, "The Rose". Also includes conservation reports, invoices, DeFeo exhibition announcements, photographs, and clippings. Also includes a photocopy of the corrected typescript for Sombrero fallout,...

 
Bruce Conner with acrylic on unsized linen painting [graphic].

Portrait of Bruce Conner holding an unidentified circular painting at Smith Andersen Gallery (Palo Alto, Calif.).

 
Bruce H. Mahan correspondence and manuscripts, 1960-1977.

Collection consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence with colleagues in the field of chemistry dating from 1960 to 1977. Correspondence files are arranged chronologically by year. A small amount of correspondence is filed alphabetically by correspondent. Also included are drafts...

 
Bruce Kilgore Sierra Club papers, 1945-1968.

Papers relating to Bruce Kilgore's involvement in the Sierra Club.

 
Bruce Porter letters, 1946, n.d.

Contains a letter and envelope addressed to William "Billie" James, son of William James and Porter's brother-in-law, consoling him on the death of Alex, and giving him news of mutual friends living in the San Francisco Bay Area. Includes a...

 
Bruce Porter papers : additions, 1883-1976.

Contains correspondence, poems, essays and manuscripts. Also includes biographical information on Bruce Porter and family.

 
Bruce Porter papers : additions, [ca. 1900-1953]

Includes correspondence and a biographical sketch by Tim Mason. Correspondents include David Atkins and Ernest Atkins.

 
Bruce Porter papers : additions, circa 1918-1953.

Letters written by him to his wife, Margaret (James) Porter, to his son, Robert Bruce and daughter-in-law Paula, to his brother-in-law William James, Jr. and wife Alice, and to his brother Robert C. Porter; letters to him from his wife,...

 
Bruce Porter papers, [ca. 1887-1953].

Letters written by him to members of his family; letters written to him by William E. Colby, Louise Imogen Guiney, Henry James and Lucy Stebbins; photographs and sketches; theater, opera and concert programs for San Francisco (ca. turn of the...

 
Bruce Porter papers, circa 1899-1953.

Box 1: letters written by Porter; letters to him from novelist Henry James and James' nephew, Henry, Witter Bynner, Horatio Stebbins and George P. West; manuscript of plays, other prose writings and poems, some with sketches; and clippings. Box 2:...

 
Bruce Porter photograph collection [graphic]

Includes recreational and home scenes, portraits (mostly unidentified), cartes de visite.

 
Bruce Porter pictorial miscellany [graphic].

Includes sketches of California missions, portraits, and other subjects; personal and family photographs; photographs of Porter's and others' art works, of homes and of flower stands at Temple Emanu-El (San Francisco, Calif.) Among the photographs of artworks (PIC folder 4)...

 
Bruce Provin collection of Free University of Berkeley records : and other materials, circa 1965-1975.

Contains organizational files including articles of incorporation, by-laws, and other legal documents. Includes correspondence, newsletters, organizational history and philosophy. Also includes ephemera, some unrelated to the organization, such as catalogs, newspapers, flyers, and posters.

 
Bry, Michael E. Photographs taken for The natural world of San Francisco, [graphic]

Photographs used in a work written by Harold Gilliam published in 1967. Includes photographs not appearing in published version.

 
Bucareli y Ursúa, Antonio María Letter to Juan Ignacio de la Rocha : Mexico City : LS, 1777 May 14.

Transmitting copies of a report on Mexico by Antonio de Ulloa for distribution.

 
Buccaneer's Atlas [microform], circa 1684.

The atlas also known as "The Great South Sea of America," contains a description of the Sea Coasts in the South sea of America from the port of Alcapulco to the Le Maire straits, it being here following described at...

 
Buffalo Bill pocket note book, 1903-1905.

Lists of addresses, record of stock purchases and sales, and miscellaneous notes.

 
Builders and sustainers of the Independent Living Movement in Berkeley : oral history transcripts. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2000.

Herbert Leibowitz: Research and training specialist for the rehabilitation services administration, 1971-1990. Mary Lester: Grant writer for the early Center for Independent Living in Berkeley, 1974-1981. Bette McMuldren: Assistant to Judy Heumann and grant writer at the Center for Independent...

 
Building a legacy for the future : oral history transcript : litigation practice and service to the Bar, 1952-2000 / 2001.

Career, clients, and cases at Morrison & Foerster; president Bar Association of San Francisco, State Bar of California, and American Bar Association. Interviews include recollections of Marshall L. Small, Peter J. Pfister, William Alsup, Preston Moore, Penelope A. Prevolos, Stanley...

 
Building community trust, Berkeley school integration and other civic endeavors, 1943-1978 : oral history transcript / and related material, 1978.

Career as executive secretary, Wellesley Alumnae Association; marriage to Robert Sibley, 1943, and move to Berkeley, 1944; life in Berkeley; involvement in volunteer community work, including University and community YWCA; service on Board of Education, 1961-1971; school integration program; presidency...

 
Building construction in San Francisco after the earthquake and fire of 1906 [graphic]

Photographs of ongoing construction of the following buildings in San Francisco, California after the earthquake and fire of 1906: Welch Estate Building, MacDonough Estate Building, Royal Insurance Building, Delger Building, Eyre Building, Charles A. Schmitt Building, Jerome Garage, Rose Building,...

 
Building plans for unspecified building on the east side in the 1400 Block of Divisadero Street south of Geary : San Francisco, [undated]

Blueprints of four story building for J.D. Hannah: first, third and fourth floor plans and front elevation. Gardner's office was at 1507 Laguna Street.

 
Building the Clarkson Company, making reagent feeders and valves for the mineral industry, 1935-1998 : oral history transcript / 1999.

Pioneer Idaho family background, World War I and influenza, Great Depression; Meadow Creek Mine, ID, stibnite metallurgy, developing a dependable reagent feeder for flotation process; marketing through American Cyanamid, 1936; construction and management of mines and mills in California and...

 
Building the Democratic Party in California,1954-1966 : oral history transcript / and related material, 1976-1981.

Concerns Kent's political activities as state chairman or Northern California chairman of the Democratic State Central Commitee, 1954-1964, with emphasis on political campaigns, 1954-1966, particularly Stevenson's 1956 presidential campaign and Pat Brown's gubernatorial canpaign's. Kent comments on his work with...

 
Building the fields of nuclear energy and nuclear waste management, 1950-1999 : oral history transcript / 2001.

Family and youth in Mississippi; background in chemical engineering, graduate student at MIT, wartime service at Oak Ridge National Laboratory; co-founding the Department of Nuclear Engineering Education at MIT with Manson Benedict in 1952; developing the first nuclear engineering textbook,...

 
Building the Sierra Club's National Lobbying Program : oral history transcript / and related material, 1982-1985.

Interviewees include: Brock Evans, Environmental Campaigner: From the Northwest Forests to the Halls of Congress; and W. Lloyd Tupling, Sierra Club Washington Representative, 1967-1973.

 
Building the Western Pacific through the Feather River Canyon : and related item : ms. 1941 Mar.

With this: notes on transportation (railroads, stage coaches, river steamers, Pacific Mail Steamship Co., etc.) and on Claus Spreckels.

 
Buildings damaged in the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire [graphic]

Collection contains commercial photographic prints taken by R.J. Waters & Co. in San Francisco following the disaster of 1906. Views show earthquake and fire damage to various locales. Buildings pictured include Mills Building, San Francisco Gas & Electric Building, Hotel...

 
Buildings designed by Warren Perry from the Warren Charles Perry papers [graphic]

Photographs show buildings designed by Perry, including residences in Berkeley, Belvedere, Marin County, San Francisco, and other California locations, as well as some outside of California. Also shows many University of California, Berkeley buildings and other public buildings as well....

 
Buildings from the Berkeley Architectural Heritage calender [graphic]

Illustrations from a 1973 calender produced by the Berkeley Architectural Heritage Association show residences and other buildings in Berkeley, Calif.

 
Buildings of Northern California [graphic] /

Mainly California residences and buildings. Includes views of Samuel Martin house in Suisun; Santa Cruz County Courthouse; Coleman and McCarthy houses, both in San Rafael; J. Neely Johnson house in Sacramento; First Bank of Courtland in Courtland; Robert P. Landon...

 
The Bum Hill Gazette : ms. newspaper, 1906 May /

Two issues of amateur newspaper compiled, written and illustrated by Miss Hazel Snell, Ashbury St., San Francisco. Contributions by William Jones Hanlon included.

 
Bunnell-Mapes family papers, 1821-1966 (bulk 1870-1907).

Primarily letters to Katherine Mapes Bunnell, including letters from her sister, Mary Mapes Dodge; Luther Burbank; Mary Hallock Foote; Ina Coolbrith; Kate Douglas Wiggin; Richard Watson Gilder; and various members of the Mapes and Bunnell families. Included also are articles...

 
Burckhalter family papers, 1869-1942.

5 v., including Southern Pacific logbooks for Truckee (1869-1872) and Russian River (1941-1942); correspondence of F.L. Burckhalter concerning his promotion to the vice presidency of the Southern Pacific Co., 1933, and letters of condolence on his death, 1936.

 
Burdell-Black family papers.

Miscellaneous programs of 1855 activities for Dr. G. Burdell; school programs etc. of M.J. Sweetser; notes on an around the world trip of James Burdell.

 
Burke family material, 1862 and 1909.

1 letter from Joseph Burke to his wife, Lexington, Missouri, November 20, 1862 concerning his civil war experience and plant collecting; and obituary of Mary E. Burke Volle, daughter of Joseph Burke, dated 1909, Cass County Democrat, Harrisonville.

 
Burnett family papers, 1840-1949.

Mainly correspondence of Mr. and Mrs. Lester Burnett and of their sons, Edward W., a doctor, and Wellington C., a judge, and of Wellington's wife and children, relating mainly to family genealogy. Some also pertain to the war in the...

 
Burney Falls, Calif. photograph album [graphic].

Album includes snapshots and professional views taken in the vicinity of Burney Falls, Calif. and several other locations in northern California and throughout the United States. California views include Burney Falls, Burney Creek, Burney Mountain, Sacramento River, Fall River, Pit...

 
Burney family correspondence, 1769-1839.

Include letters by British musician Charles Burney and his daughter, the writer Frances (Burney) d'Arblay, with letters from William Seward, Richard Porson and John Young, and a receipt from engraver William Sharp.

 
The burning light, action and organizing in the Mexican community in California : oral history transcript / and related material, 1977-1982.

Three of his talks relating to Mexican Americans and to his labor organizing activities. Copies of photographs inserted. Interviews discuss bilingual education and community development programs and his writings for children in Spanish. Appended: photocopy of documents supporting the interviews...

 
Burning Man records, 1990-2001.

Publications, personal notebooks, periodicals, articles, journals, and ephemera related to the Burning Man event held annually in the Black Rock desert in Nevada collected by founding member "Michael Michael (Mikel)." Includes index of materials in collection (organized by date) and...

 
Burton Benedict papers, [ca.1944-1956].

Miscellaneous papers related to the anthropologist's research in Mauritius and the Seychelles, ca.1950s - 1970s. Includes information on agricultural indebtedness of rural workers in Mauritius; census data from English River area of the Seychelles; papers related to the Social and...

 
Burton J. Moyer papers, 1933-1973.

Correspondece, teaching materials, manuscript material and subject files on nuclear physics, conference materials, biographical materials.

 
Bus doctor : oral history transcript : from mechanic to maintenance manager at the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District / 2003.

Childhood in Oakland, California; first job as a mechanic with Key System in 1942; Navy service during WWII; returning to Key System, 1947; transition from Key System to AC Transit, 1960; general manager, Al Bingham; the bus fleet; changes to...

 
Bush family records, [ca. 1837-1919]

Mainly papers of Asahel Bush relating to his work as territorial and state printer in Oregon, his interests in Democratic Party politics, and his editorial career as publisher of the newspaper, The Statesman.

 
Business account ledger : San Francisco, Calif., 1892-1919.

Bound ledger of an unidentified business firm containing various accounting records including accounts for customers, cash, dried fruit, hay, expenses, etc. Customer accounts contain name and date of debits and credits. Some of the larger accounts include several California fruit...

 
Business and club life in San Francisco, recollections of a California pioneer scion : oral history transcript / and related material, 1977-1978.

Information on the Ashe family, California pioneers, and his aunt, Elizabeth Ashe and her Telegraph Hill Neighborhood House; student days at University of California, Berkeley, class of 1914; growth of accounting firm started by his father and eventual merger with...

 
Business announcement : St. Petersburg : ADS, 1853 Jan. 1.

To mssrs. Schlüsser & Co., St. Petersburg, concerning continuing business after return from California.

 
Business blocks of San Francisco [graphic].

Buildings and scenes pictured: the History Building (i.e. the Bancroft building), the Oriel Block, North side of California St. from Sansome to Montgomery, the Flood building, and a birds eye view of San Francisco from the tower of the new...

 
Business, family and personal philanthropy in Peru, China, and the United States : oral history transcript / 1993.

Discusses family and early years in Peru, China, and Hong Kong; return to Peru and businesses there in 1951; being a business woman in Berkeley, Calif., since 1966; gives her thoughts on women in business, philanthropy, higher education; compares Chinese,...

 
Business records collected by Doris Foley, 1909-1912.

Bills, receipts, and tax records from Camptonville, Placerville, Marysville, and El Dorado County. Includes tax receipts for property owned by W. F. Nightingale in El Dorado County.

 
Business Women's Expo Inc. records, 1984-1990.

Contains ephemera, correspondence, photographs,clippings, announcements, press releases, etc. related to an exhibition of women-owned businesses held annually in Oakland, California.

 
Busk family postcards : San Leandro, Calif., 1962-1993.

Picture postcards mailed from various locations throughout California containing personal correspondence to a California family. One postcard is addressed from Oregon. Also includes several blank postcards.

 
[Bust of James D. Hart] [realia].

Molded red clay bust of James D. Hart, executed during the subject's youth.

 
Butano Forest views [graphic]

Views of trees and plants of Butano Forest, San Mateo County, Calif., some with people. Some views related to measure C to create Butano State Park, and to the effort to preserve this forest of redwood trees.

 
Butler family letters and related materials : transcripts, 1850-1944 (bulk 1850-1854).

Typed transcripts of ten letters centering on the 1853 overland journey of the Pierce Butler company, with an account of Polk County, Oregon, in 1853-1854. The letters are by E.D. Butler, Isaac & Margrit Smith, Ira F.M. Butler, Peter Butler,...

 
Butte County assessment rolls and township maps.

Reel 1: township maps (1887); assessment rolls (1859, 1867-68); and reel 2: assessment rolls (1876-77)

 
 
Butte County tally lists and poll book for the general election of September 2, 1857, 1857.

Tally list and Poll Book for Oroville precinct; Tally list for Ophir Precinct.

 
By ox-team to California : A.ms.S, 1910?

Recollections of overland journey from Hannibal, Missouri, to California, 1859-1860, via Denver and Salt Lake City (238 l.)

 
Byrne family papers, 1858-1935.

Volume 1: Correspondence of various members of the family concerning overland journey from New Madrid, Missouri, to California in 1859, life in Oakland and Berkeley, and experiences reclaiming a tule farm on Venice Island.

 
Byron R. Janes papers, [ca. 1916-1918].

Primarily letters (some incomplete) written to his wife, 1916-1918, while working as mine superintendent in El Tigre, Mexico. Includes descriptions of working conditions in mine, life in camp, attempts to evangelize Mexican workers, observations on Mexican politics & government (folders...