Bancroft Quarterly Processing News

The archivists of the Bancroft Library are pleased to announce that in the past quarter (October-December 2023) we opened the following Bancroft archival collections to researchers.

Manuscript and University Archives Collections:

Morris Goldstein papers (processed by Presley Hubschmitt)

ruth weiss papers (processed by Simi Best)

Robert A. Scalapino papers (processed by Lara Michels)

Elizabeth Rauscher papers (processed by Jessica Tai)

Lawrence Talbot papers (processed by Lara Michels and student processing assistant David Eick)

Walter S. Hertzmann collection on the Hertzmann and Koshland families (processed by Presley Hubschmitt)

Bush Street Synagogue Cultural Center records (processed by Presley Hubschmitt)

Erle Stanley Gardner papers (processed by Randy Brandt)

Mission Council on Redevelopment records (processed by Lara Michels and student processing assistant Malayna Chang)

Charles W. Leach correspondence (processed by Lara Michels)

Lynn Manning papers, additions (processed by Lara Michels)

Pictorial Collections/Items:

65 small collections and single items (approximately 6,119 items, total)

Lonnie H. Wilson Photograph Archive: over 1000 negatives documenting the William F. Knowland gubernatorial campaign of 1958 and the Republican and Democratic Party conventions of 1960 were processed and added to the existing finding aid.

Pictorial collections staff:  James Eason, Chris McDonald, Lori Hines, Sara Ferguson, and Isabel Breskin.

Collections Currently in Process:

  • Data Center records
  • Associated Students of the University of California, Berkeley records
  • Patricia Buffler papers
  • Nathan and Julia Hare papers
  • Daisy Zamora papers
  • Harriet Smith papers
  • Barbara Oliver collection of theater materials
  • Howard Besser papers
  • Delmer Myers Brown papers
  • Benjamin Swig papers and photographs
  • Isabel Wiel family papers and photographs