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Newsletter of the Friends of The Bancroft Library

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 100 - Number 51

 Number 50 - Number 1

 Index for Numbers 1 - 50

 Index for Numbers 51 - 100


Current Issue

Number 147, Fall 2016
Highlights
Curating the Grandeur of a Great Labor
Major Woman’s Political Archive Coming to Bancroft
Graduate Student Researcher Discovers Sermon of Egyptian Saint

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Number 146, Fall 2015
Highlights
The Reva and David Logan Collection of Books on Photography
The Larkin Correspondence as California Postal History
Colonial Mexican Treasures Acquired at Auction

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Number 145, Fall 2014
Highlights
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
Highlights
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
Highlights
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
Highlights
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
Highlights
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
Highlights
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
Highlights
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 Donna Coolbrith: Poetess of the Golden Gate

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Number 132, Spring 2008
Highlights
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
Highlights
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
Highlights
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
Highlights
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
Highlights
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
Highlights
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
Highlights
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
Highlights
Mark Twain Photo Op: December 21, 1908

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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
Highlights
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
Highlights
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
Highlights
Bancroft's Marvelous Medieval French Manuscripts
BART? In Bancroft?
Cataloging the Teatro Español Collection

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Number 114, Spring 1999
Highlights
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
Highlights
"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!
Bibliothèque Bleue
Daguerre's Legacy

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Number 110, March 1997
Highlights
Retrospect & Prospect
Un Gran Marinero (A Great Mariner)
Major Donors to the Library, 1994-1996

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Number 109, September 1995
Highlights
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
Highlights
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
Highlights
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
Highlights
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
Highlights
Shasta-Siskiyou Vacation Album
Manuscripts On-Line
Vivian Fisher Retires

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Number 102, May 1991
Highlights
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
Highlights
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

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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 Francis 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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