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Bancroftiana: Newsletter of the Friends of The Bancroft Library

Current Issue - Number 101
Number 100 - Number 51
Number 50 - Number 1

Index for Numbers 1 - 50
Index for Numbers 51 - 100

Please note: The quality of the PDFs for Numbers 1 - 111 is restricted by the condition of the original material. All PDFs are keyword searchable.


Current Issue - Number 101

Number 145, Fall 2014

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California: Captured on Canvas

Commemorating the Free Speech Movement 50th Anniversary

Picking up the Pieces: The Hood-Hearst Papyrus

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Number 144, Spring 2014

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The Originals: Pioneering African-American Faculty

Mural Art in San Francisco

Transformative Experiences with Primary Documents

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Number 143, Fall 2013

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Comics, Cartoons, and Funny Papers

David Dodge: Cal Man in the End

Global India: Palestine, Italy, and Kerala in a unique illustrated manuscript from The Magnes

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Number 142, Summer 2013

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The Colors of California Agriculture

Oral History On and Above the Bay Bridge

The Sixty-Sixth Annual Meeting Made History

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Number 141, Fall 2012

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Fiat Lux Redux: Ansel Adams and Clark Kerr

Mark Twain's Autobiography, Volume 2

"A Perfection of Art"

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Number 140, Spring 2012

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Magnes Acquires Art of Prophetic Justice

Deconstructing Bancroft's Last Crocodile Mummy

A Place at the Table

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Number 139, Fall 2011

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Bancroft Celebrates 100 Years of Women's Suffrage

What would H.H. and Matilda Bancroft Read?

My Bucket's Got A Hole In It

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Number 138, Spring 2011

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Beyond Words: Two Hundred Years of Illustrated Diaries

From the Director: "Ave atque vale"

Friends of Bancroft Establish the California Mormon Collection

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Number 137, Fall 2010

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The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life Comes to Bancroft

Celebrating Mexico

Autobiography of Mark Twain: The Final (and Right) Plan

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Number 136, Spring 2010

Highlights

Bancroft to the Core: The Bancroft Library at 150

The Bruce Connor Archives

Bancroft 2.0: Facebook and Twitter

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Number 135, Fall 2009

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Gold Rush Daguerreotypes Donated

Growing Up With the Country: Pioneer Narratives and Historical Memory

The Bancroft Manuscript Survey Project

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Number 134, Spring 2009

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Hundreds Attend Rededication of The Bancroft Library

The Papers of Herbert Bolton and George Hammond

Class of '58 Donates $1 Million to Mark Twain Project

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Number 133, Fall 2008

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Homecoming: Bancroft Library Style

Undergraduate Research at The Bancroft Library

Ina Dona Coolbrith: Poetess of the Golden Gate

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Number 132, Spring 2008

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Clipperships, the Celebrities of the Sea

California Loyalty Oath Digital Collection Debuts

The Press Room at 25

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Number 131, Fall 2007

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Isabel Allende's Family Stories Amuse Mark Twain Gala Crowd

The Arthur Brown Jr. Papers: A Collaborative Success

Bancroft Recovers UC Acquisitions of Ancient Papyri

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Number 130, Spring 2007

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Exhibit to Show Mark Twain at Play

History of the Environmental Movement

The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake in Mystery Fiction

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Number 129, Fall 2006

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One Hundred Years of Helping California and the West Understand Themselves

Which Twain Do You Have in Mind?

Uncovering Phoebe Hearst's Life

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Number 128, Spring 2006

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The Rare Books Collection Turns 50

The San Francisco Earthquake and Fire

Treasures Brought to Light: The Maps of Private Land Grant Cases of California Now Online

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Number 127, Fall 2005

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The Renewal of The Bancroft Library

An Intellectual Home for Graduate Students

Rosalie Ritz and Walt Stewart: Two Artists of the Courtroom

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Number 126, Spring 2005

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The Bancroft Centennial Campaign

A Short History of the Bancroft Renovation Project, 1957-2007

Major Donors Seek To Preserve Bancroft Treasures

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Number 125, Fall 2004

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100 Years of Physics at Berkeley ... and Bancroft

California! What's in a Name?

An AWESOME Experience: Undergraduates Search for Shakespeare

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Number 124, Spring 2004

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The Art of Giving

The Legacy of Edward Oscar Heinrich

Students Practice History in Bancroft

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Number 123, Fall 2003

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Rare Pahlavi Texts Now at Bancroft

Moving The Bancroft Library: 1950

Math Majors Chill with Rare Editions

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Number 122, Spring 2003

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Reading Papyri, Writing History

California Children's Books at The Bancroft Library

Bear in Mind: The Many Lives of a Library Exhibit

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Number 121, Fall 2002

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The Wasp: Stinging Editorials and Political Cartoons

Undergraduate Research: A Brave New World

Scholars in the Making: Graduate Student Instructors and History 101

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Number 120, Spring 2002

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Mark Twain Photo Op: December 21, 1908

Undergraduate Research: A Brave New World

Scholars in the Making: Graduate Student Instructors and History 101

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Number 119, Fall 2001

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Meet Me at the Fair!

History 7B: Undergraduates Explore Bancroft Collections

The Gwendolyn Brooks Papers

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Number 118, Spring 2001

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With the Free Speech Movement Collections, You are There

Collecting the California Feminist Press Materials

The Philip Whalen Archive

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Number 117, Fall 2000

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Acquiring the Nine-Millionth Book

Thanks For the Memories: Photograph Albums and Historical Images

Nuts and Bolts: Creating a Bancroft Exhibition

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Number 116, Spring 2000

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The Silent Multitude of Voices in the Reading Room

Paramount Theatre Archives at The Bancroft Library

How Collections are Processed

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Number 115, Fall 1999

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Bancroft's Marvelous Medieval French Manuscripts

BART? In Bancroft?

Cataloging the Teatro Espaņol Collection

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Number 114, Spring 1999

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Bancroft Launches Bioscience Program with Stellar Symposium

The Business of the Humanities

The Many Uses of Bancroft Collections

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Number 113, Fall 1998

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"Sinners & Pilgrims" — Colonel Denny's Journal and Photo Album Give Different Version of The Innocents Abroad

Ovid's Metamorphoses Metamorphosed

Rube Goldberg: An American Genius

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Number 112, Spring 1998

Highlights

DeFeo, Conner Papers add to Bancroft's Beat Collection

Lizardi Manuscript Discovered

Freshmen Discover the Wonders of Bancroft

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Number 111, Fall 1997

Highlights

Max Brand Rides Again!

Bibliotheque Bleue

Daguerre's Legacy

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Number 110, March 1997

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Retrospect & Prospect

Un Gran Marinero (A Great Mariner)

Major Donors to the Library, 1994-1996

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Number 109, September 1995

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Ruth Teiser, 1915-1994

Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Records

What are They Doing in the Reading Room (and Who are 'They')?

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Number 108, January 1995

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Preservation of the C. Hart Merriam Papers and Photographs

Australia and The Bancroft Library

Quill Pens to Pixels: Bancroft's Catalog Evolves

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Number 107, June 1994

Highlights

George P. Hammond, 1896-1993

African Americana: The Muse Collection

The Tebtunis Papyri at The Bancroft Library

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Number 106, August 1993

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Norman H. Strouse, 1906-1993

Pioneer Photography and Document Experts in a California Land Grant Case

A Fair to Remember

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Number 105, December 1992

Highlights

Margaret Wentworth Owings Oral History

A Cantankerous Wife is a Stony Street for Tired Old Feet

Huck Finn Manuscript

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Number 104, June 1992

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New Manuscript Acquisitions from the Auerbach Collection

News from the Press Room

Dreams of a Bancroft Page

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Number 103, January 1992

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Shasta-Siskiyou Vacation Album

Manuscripts On-Line

Vivian Fisher Retires

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Number 102, May 1991

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The Davis Collection of San Francisco Earthquake and Fire Pictures

The Long-Lost Manuscript of Huckleberry Finn

Twenty-two Years of California Wine

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Number 101, October 1990

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James D. Hart, 1911-1990

A Shared Sensibility: The Writings of Joan Didion and John Gregory Dunne

Documenting 100 Years of Conservation: The Sierra Club Records Project

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Number 100 - Number 51

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Number 100, June 1990
Featured Article:
A Unique Book
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Number 99, October 1989
Featured Article:
Remembering Ansel Adams
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Number 98, March 1989
Featured Article:
The Alvinza Haywards Residence, San Mateo
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Number 97, October 1988
Featured Article:
A New Old Map for Bancroft
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Number 96, May 1988
Featured Article:
Charles Atwood Kofoid: Collector and Benefactor
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Number 95, November 1987
Featured Article:
The Calder Family in California
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Number 94, June 1987
Featured Article:
The Di Giorgios: From Fruit Merchants to Corporate Innovators
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Number 93, January 1987
Featured Article:
A Gift to California
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Number 92, August 1986
Featured Article:
The Circle Unbroken
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Number 91, April 1986
Featured Article:
A Supper in Montmartre
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Number 90, December 1985
Featured Article:
A Pictorial History of Monterey, Capital of California
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Number 89, August 1985
Featured Article:
The Papers of Agnes Tobin
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Number 88, April 1985
Featured Article:
The Fernán Nuñez Collection
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Number 87, October 1984
Featured Article:
An Early View of California
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Number 86, May 1984
Featured Article:
Letters of William Prince
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Number 85, February 1984
Featured Article:
Joseph Paget-Fredericks, Balletomane
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Number 84, September 1983
Featured Article:
A Full Life
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Number 83, April 1983
Featured Article:
No Disgrace to be Poor
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Number 82, November 1982
Featured Article:
Abajian Afro-Americana
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Number 81, August 1982
Featured Article:
Say Gear-ar-delly
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Number 80, March 1982
Featured Article:
Dear Mommer
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Number 79, November 1981
Featured Article:
T.J. Cobden-Sanderson, Binder & Printer
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Number 78, July 1981
Featured Article:
Early California Music Imprints
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Number 77, February 1981
Featured Article:
HRW: A Scholar's Correspondence
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Number 76, October 1980
Featured Article:
When Sara Comes, It's Always a Holiday!
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Number 75, June 1980
Featured Article:
Johan Hagemeyer, Photographer
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Number 74, February 1980
Featured Article:
Lawrence's Manuscript of Fantasia of the Unconscious
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Number 73, September 1979
Featured Article:
Dante Gabriel Rossetti's Illustrated Sonnet
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Number 72, May 1979
Featured Article:
Another California Swindle
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Number 71, January 1979
Featured Article:
Gardens are for People
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Number 70, July 1978
Featured Article:
Blanding Sloan's California Etchings
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Number 69, February 1978
Featured Article:
The Earl Warren Era in California
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Number 68, October 1977
Featured Article:
Hubert Howe Bancroft: Businessman, Husband, Father
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Number 67, June 1977
Featured Article:
William C. Ralston's Correspondence
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Number 66, February 1977
Featured Article:
"Dearest Viola" — Letters of George Moore
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Number 65, September 1976
Featured Article:
Taber Album of Midwinter Exposition
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Number 64, May 1976
Featured Article:
Rarities from Jenkins-Eberstadt
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Number 63, January 1976
Featured Article:
Heroism: Battling with the Snow King
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Number 62, September 1975
Featured Article:
His Pupils, Friends, and Enemies
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Number 61, May 1975
Featured Article:
All Along the Way You Have Fun!
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Number 60, February 1975
Featured Article:
The Creative World of Seán O'Faoláin
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Number 59, October 1974
Featured Article:
Count Waldeck's Mexican Letters
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Number 58, June 1974
Featured Article:
Somerville & Ross
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Number 57, January 1974
Featured Article:
Harry Leon Wilson Papers
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Number 56, October 1973
Featured Article:
With Generous Spirit and Prophetic Vision
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Number 55, June 1973
Featured Article:
The Library's New Edward Hellman Heller Reading Room
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Number 54, January 1973
Featured Article:
The Gentlest of Women
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Number 53, September 1972
Featured Article:
Eli Taylor Sheppard Papers
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Number 52, April 1972
Featured Article:
From the James Family Libraries
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Number 51, February 1972
Featured Article:
Robert Allerton Parker Papers
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Number 50 - Number 1

INDEX
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Number 50, September 1971
Featured Article:
Emil Fischer, Nobel Laureate
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Number 49, April 1971
Featured Article:
Thomas Press and Printing Collection
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Number 48, January 1971
Featured Article:
Sierra Club Records
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Number 47, October 1970
Featured Article:
23rd Annual Meeting
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Number 46, March 1970
Featured Article:
Frank Norris Centennial
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Number 45, July 1969
Featured Article:
A New Decade, A New Director
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Number 44, April 1969
Featured Article:
University Labor Day
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Number 43, November 1968
Featured Article:
Everyone Knows The Bancroft Library!
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Number 42, May 1968
Featured Article:
The Burgeoning Campus
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Number 41, December 1967
Featured Article:
Francis Farquhar Honored
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Number 40, May 1967
Featured Article:
Susanna Bryant Dakin
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Number 39, November 1966
Featured Article:
Annual Meeting of The Friends, 1966
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Number 38, March 1966
Featured Article:
Cause for Celebration
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Number 37, June 1965
Featured Article:
Annual Meeting, 1965
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Number 36, March 1965
Featured Article:
The Graves Pictorial Collection
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Number 35, November 1964
Featured Article:
Wagner Award
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Number 34, April 1964
Featured Article:
Rapid Transit — Yesterday
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Number 33, December 1963
Featured Article:
The Honeyman Collection
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Number 32, June 1963
Featured Article:
The New "Old Bancroft" Book Plate
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Number 31, April 1963
Featured Article:
Prince Phillip Visits Bancroft
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Number 30, November 1962
Featured Article:
Thomas W. Streeter
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Number 29, June 1962
Featured Article:
Annual Meeting
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Number 28, April 1962
Featured Article:
Terrazas Collection
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Number 27, November 1961
Featured Article:
Wagner Award to Dale Morgan
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Number 26, June 1961
Featured Article:
Hart, Acting Director
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Number 25, March 1961
Featured Article:
Perc S. Brown
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Number 24, November 1960
Featured Article:
Aubrey Drury, 1891-1959
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Number 23, April 1960
Featured Article:
Hush! The Irwin Boys are Riding Tonight!
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Number 22, December 1959
Featured Article:
Howell-Zeitlin Collection
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Number 21, October 1959
Featured Article:
The Flag of Hawaii
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Number 20, April 1959
Featured Article:
Sir Frances Drake
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Number 19, November 1958
Featured Article:
The Goose Hangs High
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Number 18, April 1958
Featured Article:
Ambrose Bierce
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Number 17, November 1957
Featured Article:
Who Saw the Elephant?
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Number 16, April 1957
Featured Article:
The Streeter Bibliography
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Number 15, November 1956
Featured Article:
Western Authors
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Number 14, May 1956
Featured Article:
California's "First Nugget"
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Number 13, December 1955
Featured Article:
Golden Anniversary
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Number 12, May 1955
Featured Article:
Jedediah Smith Family Papers
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Number 11, December 1954
Featured Article:
Thomas W. Norris Collection
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Number 10, May 1954
Featured Article:
The Larkin Papers
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Number 9, October 1953
Featured Article:
Stanley Photographs
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Number 8, May 1953
Featured Article:
Herbert Eugene Bolton: An Appreciation
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Number 7, December 1952
Featured Article:
The Well-Rounded Figure
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Number 6, May 1952
Featured Article:
Gifts from Mexico
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Number 5, December 1951
Featured Article:
Maximilian's Travels
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Number 4, May 1951
Featured Article:
Bancroft Abroad
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Number 3, December 1950
Featured Article:
Our Codex
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Number 2, June 1950
Featured Article:
Among the Manuscripts
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Number 1, March 1950
Featured Article:
Down from the Attic
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