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Western Americana in the California State Library

Western Americana in the California State Library

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Published by California State Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Almanacs,
  • Reference

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGary E. Strong (Editor), Gary F. Kurutz (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11472495M
    ISBN 100929722078
    ISBN 109780929722078

      Collecting Western Americana: Books from the Library of John Blew Exhibition curated by John Blew and Alice Schreyer. This exhibition examines the work of several important nineteenth-century publishers who edited historical documents of the American West and made them available to a broad audience of readers and scholars. Executive Director of the California State Library Foundation; Previous positions held: Head Librarian, Sutro Library; Library Director, California Historical Society; Bibliographer of Western Americana at the Henry E. Huntington Library; Head of the publication program of the .

    The destruction of California Indians by Robert F Heizer, University of Nebraska Lincoln NB is a collection of letters and newspaper articles of to that depicts how some of the white men of the time including Indian Agents, Military, and Government treated the local Indians primary in Northern California. Through corrupt laws i.e/5(9). The Peter Palmquist Collection of Humboldt County, California, Male Photographers is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.

    Introduction. This collection, Western American Frontier History, (previous title: Western Americana: Frontier History of the Trans-Mississippi, ), assembled in cooperation with the Yale University Library and the Newberry Library, makes available on microfilm the basic printed sources for the exploration, settlement and development of the Trans-Mississippi West. Among the accounts of western exploration are Prince Maximilian's Travels in the Interior of North America (), with its magnificent illustrations by Karl Bodmer; a pre-Gold Rush guide book by Overton Johnson and W.H. Winter, Route across the Rocky Mountains, with a Description of Oregon and California (); A.E. Mathews's Pencil Sketches.


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The Western Americana collection now constitutes the largest and most diverse group of research materials within The Bancroft Library. The Western Americana collection documents the history of human activity in North America primarily west of the Rocky Mountains from the earliest days to the present time, with greatest emphasis on California.

OCLC Number: Description: 44 pages: illustrations ; 28 cm: Contents: Introduction. California section. Books --Periodicals --Newspapers --Maps --Photographs --Manuscripts --Ephemera --Special files and indexes --Guides and collection summaries --Government publications ations of the Federal Government --California State publications --Publications of other Western.

One result was the Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Collection of Western Americana in the Yale University Library, compiled by Mary Withington and published by Yale University Press in Coe set up a generous endowment to staff the collection, to provide for future acquisitions, and to establish a chair in the field of American Studies.

book california and the oriental: japanese, chinese, and hindus first ed. $ Lawrence Clark Powell - WARD RITCHIE - 1/ COPIES - W.W. ROBINSON BIBLIOGRAPHY. Scope. The Yale Collection of Western Americana (WA) was opened in September and contains books, periodicals, manuscripts, photographs and prints that document the history and culture of Native American communities as well as the European and American exploration, settlement, and development of the Trans-Mississippi West from Mexico to the Arctic Circle.

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Public library service equal to the challenge of California; a report to the State librarian. California statewide survey of public library service by Lowell A Martin (Book) 5 editions published between and in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide. Gary F. Kurutz has served as Director of the Special Collections Branch of the California State Library in Sacramento since He now works as a retired annuitant.

Previously, he held positions as Head Librarian, Sutro Library; Library Director, California Historical Society; and Bibliographer of Western Americana at The Huntington Library.

Bancroft Library [edit | edit source]. University of California, Berkeley, CA Telephone: Reference desk Fax: Internet: Website Premier Western Americana, and Latin Americana collections, including Native Americans, Spanish encounter and colonial settlement, exploration of western America, maps and atlases, the Mexican War, westward migration, the Gold.

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Guide to the collection of Western Americana at the California State Library including periodicals, journals, maps, newspapers, photographs, manuscripts, and ephemera. Thousands of digital images from the collections of The Bancroft Library can be viewed in the Online Archive of California and on Calisphere.

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