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Bancroft Library

Works: 1,133 works in 1,387 publications in 2 languages and 13,154 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Autobiographies  History  Sources  Catalogs  Records and correspondence  Archives  Exhibition catalogs  Bibliography‡vExhibition catalogs  Educational films 
Roles: Other, Editor, Composer, Correspondent
Classifications: PS1318, B
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Mark Twain's Autobiography : in two volumes by Mark Twain( Book )
19 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 608 libraries worldwide
This volume presents Mark Twain's authentic and unsuppressed voice, brimming with humor, ideas, and opinions, and speaking clearly from the grave as he intended. Eschewing chronology and organization, Twain simply meanders from observation to anecdote and between past and present. There are reminiscences from his youth of landscapes, rural idylls, and Tom Sawyeresque japes; acid-etched profiles of friends and enemies, from his "fiendish" Florentine landlady to the fatuous and "grotesque" Rockefellers; a searing polemic on a 1906 American massacre of Filipino insurgents; a hilarious screed against a hapless editor who dared tweak his prose; and countless tales of the author's own bamboozlement, unto bankruptcy, by publishers, business partners, doctors, miscellaneous moochers; he was even outsmarted by a wild turkey. Laced with Twain's unique blend of humor and vitriol, the haphazard narrative is engrossing funny, and revealing of Twain's mind
The Larkin papers : personal, business, and official correspondence of Thomas Oliver Larkin, merchant and United States consul in California by Thomas Oliver Larkin( Book )
7 editions published between 1951 and 1970 in English and held by 500 libraries worldwide
My Jack London : a daughter remembers ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 253 libraries worldwide
This program helps us to understand the author of those well-loved action stories whose rugged example and realist style influenced writers from Hemingway to Orwell. His daughter traces her father's life through personal reminiscence, archival family photos, and rare film footage
Roughing it by Mark Twain( Book )
5 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 192 libraries worldwide
Mark Twain's ramblings took him all over the American West during the 1860s. He prospected for gold and silver, speculated on timber and mining stocks, sailed to Hawaii, and worked for a succession of small newspapers. This is his fictionalized account of these years, tall tales abound, as do sketches of the unforgettable characters he encountered
The Art of Nahuatl speech : the Bancroft Dialogues ( Book )
4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
Spain in the Mississippi Valley, 1765-1794 by Lawrence Kinnaird( Book )
in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
La personalidad jurídica del indio y el III Concilio Provincial Mexicano (1585), ensayo histórico-jurídico de los documentos originales by José Alberto Llaguno Farías( Book )
4 editions published between 1963 and 1983 in Spanish and held by 164 libraries worldwide
Index to printed maps by Bancroft Library( Book )
1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
Some treasures of the Bancroft Library celebrating the dedication of the enlarged and remodeled library, May 6th, 1973 by Bancroft Library( Book )
2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
Handbook of Hispanic source materials and research organizations in the United States by Ronald Hilton( Book )
6 editions published between 1941 and 1942 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
Drawn West : selections from the Robert B. Honeyman Jr. collection of early Californian and Western art and Americana by Jack Von Euw( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
Past tents : the way we camped by Susan Snyder( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Valley of salt, memories of wine : a journal of Death Valley, 1849 by Louis Nusbaumer( Book )
2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 128 libraries worldwide
A journey to California, 1841 : the first emigrant party to California by wagon train : the journal of John Bidwell by John Bidwell( Book )
2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
From the Bancroft Library : history of early California ( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Presents lectures on the Hispanicization of California, the California gold rush, and Mark Twain in the West, by James J. Rawls, J.S. Holliday, and Robert H. Hirst, respectively
The Negro trail blazers of California by Delilah L Beasley( Book )
9 editions published between 1919 and 1987 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
The first comprehensive history of Afro-American pioneers and their descendants in California. Traces their history from the earliest explorations of California by Estevanico, Friar Marco's "Negro guide," in the late 1520s to the contributions of Afro-American servicemen in France in World War I
A guide to the manuscript collections of the Bancroft Library by Bancroft Library( Book )
3 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Catalogue of original paintings, drawings, and watercolors in the Robert B. Honeyman, Jr. Collection : [Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley] by Joseph Armstrong Baird( Book )
3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
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Bancroft Library University of California
California Bancroft Library
California. University. Bancroft Library
University of California, Berkeley Bancroft Library
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