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Permanent Exhibits

The Bust of Hubert Howe Bancroft
"Wimmer" Gold Nugget
The Drake Plate
The Bancroft Library Press
Julia Morgan Bench


The Bust of Hubert Howe Bancroft

Located in the Reference Room of The Bancroft Library.
Viewable during the open hours of the Bancroft Reading Room.

On display is a marble portrait bust of Hubert Howe Bancroft, the founder of The Bancroft Library.

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"Wimmer" Gold Nugget

Exhibit case located on the third floor foyer of The Bancroft Library. Viewable during the open hours of the Bancroft Reading Room.

On display is the "Wimmer" gold nugget along with a gold pan, scales and weights, and facsimiles of artwork drawn from The Bancroft Library's Pictorial Collections.

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The Drake Plate

Exhibit case located on the third floor foyer of The Bancroft Library. Viewable during the open hours of the Bancroft Reading Room.

On display is the Drake Plate along with facsimiles drawn from The Bancroft Library's Western Americana Collections.

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The Bancroft Library Press

Exhibit case located on the third floor foyer of The Bancroft Library. Viewable during the open hours of the Bancroft Reading Room.

On display are examples of The Bancroft Library Press publications along with tools of the hand press trade.

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Julia Morgan Bench

Located the third floor foyer of The Bancroft Library.
Viewable during the open hours of the Bancroft Reading Room.

On display is a bench — the design is attributed to Julia Morgan

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